India this week: 28 August to 3 September 2017

India this week is provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that occurred from 28 August to 3 September 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

Created On: Sep 6, 2017 11:55 ISTModified On: Sep 21, 2017 11:55 IST

India this week is provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that occurred from 28 August to 3 September 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

28 August
• CBI court pronounces 20-year jail term for Dera chief Ram Rahim Singh
• SC rejects Subramanian Swamy’s plea to direct BCCI to e-auction IPL rights
• Vice President Venkaiah Naidu launches ‘National Sports Talent Search Portal’
• Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan launches FIFA U-17 World Cup logo for Kochi venue
• Union Government to launch Deep Ocean Mission
• Union Government to launch Deep Ocean Mission
• Ministry of Textiles proposes to hold Pan India camps for weavers and artisans

29 August
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates to nation 11 completed highway projects in Rajasthan
• National Sports Day observed on August 29
• President presents National Sports & Adventure Awards 2017

30 August
• Union Cabinet approves equivalence of posts in PSUs, Banks, Insurance companies
• Union Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and Brazil for Zebu Cattle Genomics
• 99 per cent of demonetised notes returned: RBI report
• Union Cabinet approves MoU on India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund
• UNESCO announces winners of International Literacy Prizes 2017

31 August
• IAS officer Rajiv Gauba takes charge as Union Home Secretary
• WCD Minister to confer national level awards to Anganwadi workers
• ISRO all set to launch India’s 8th navigational satellite
• Amazon to help implement Karnataka’s Ksheera Bhagya Scheme

1 September

• Entire Assam declared as ‘disturbed area’ under AFSPA for six months

2 September

• Locky Ransomware spreading through massive spam campaign: CERT-In
• Union Government notifies hike in GST cess on range of cars from mid to large ones to 25%
• Hockey India sacks head coach Roelant Oltmans
• No more dumping of garbage in Ghazipur, Bhalswa landfills: Delhi L-G Anil Baijal

3 September
• Cabinet Reshuffle: Piyush Goyal gets Railways, Nirmala Sitharaman gets Defence
• Nirmala Sitharaman becomes India’s first full-time woman Defence Minister
• Chhattisgarh: ‘Ye India ka time hai’ event organized at NIT Raipur
• Mahendra Singh Dhoni becomes the first wicketkeeper to have 100 stumpings in ODI Cricket
• RBI releases 2017 list of Domestic Systemically Important Banks
• N R Narayana Murthy conferred with PLuS Alliance Prize 2017

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