India This Week: 28 July-3 August 2014

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Created On: Aug 4, 2014 14:57 ISTModified On: Aug 8, 2014 14:59 IST

India this week brought to you by Jagranjosh.com intends to equip the students and aspirants of various competitive exams with calendar of most important events that has happened in India in the week 28 July– 3 August 2014. It will help them revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

28 July 2014
• Union Government launched Rashtriya Gokul Mission
• Finance Ministry approved setting up of rape crisis centres in all districts
• IAF received 6th C-17 Globemaster III aircraft
• The Lives of Others written by Neel Mukherjee shortlisted for Man Booker Prize 2014
• Amitabh Bachchan named as Maharashtra's horticulture ambassador
• RBI cancelled Certificate of Registration of six NBFCs
• Sneha, a White tigress, gave birth to a black cub
• 3rd Phase of Science Express Biodiversity Special flagged off from Safdarjung Railway Station
• Construction Work of World’s tallest Railway Bridge began at Noney in Manipur

29 July 2014
• Haryana Power Minister Captain Ajay Singh Yadav resigned from state cabinet
• The Vijay Mallya Story written by K Giriprakash published

30 July 2014
• TN Establishment of Private Law Colleges (Prohibition) Bill, 2014 introduced in Assembly
• Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha took over as the Chairman of COSC
• Deputy National Security Adviser Nehchal Sandhu resigned
• Heavy downpour caused landslide in the Malin Village near Pune
• Deputy National Security Adviser Nehchal Sandhu resigned

31 July 2014
• Lt General Dalbir Singh Suhag took over as Chief of Army Staff
• Arunachal Pradesh Assembly passed the Arunachal Pradesh District Planning Committee (Amendment) Bill, 2014
• SC appointed one-man commission to probe 2006 Meerut fire tragedy
• Subhash Sheoratan Mundra appointed as the fourth deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India
• Vikas Gowda of Karnataka won gold medal in men's athletics
• Dipa Karmakar became first Indian woman gymnast to win medal in Commonwealth Games
• Monsoon deficit dipped to 22 percent, monsoon 90 percent of the normal in July 2014
• CBI registered PE against Google over Mapathon 2013 for jeopardising national security
• Punjab Government agreed to Ghana’s offer of land to Punjab farmers
• Bharathiya Mahila Bank Ltd bagged the Core Banking System Initiative Award-2014
• Muzaffar Ali selected for Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award

1 August 2014
• Submit proposal to fast-track criminal justice system: SC to Centre
• SC allowed Subrata Roy to use conference room in Tihar for asset sale talks

2 August 2014
• Bachendri Pal conferred Bharat Gaurav by East Bengal Club

3 August 2014
• Union Defence Ministry allowed armed forces to do business with the Rolls Royce
• P Kashyap became third Indian to win Gold medal in Badminton at Commonwealth Games.

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