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India this week: 28 August to 3 September 2017

Sep 6, 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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