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India this week: 28 March - 3 April 2016

India this week is a section provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams.

Apr 7, 2016 14:12 IST
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India this week is a section provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the week 28 March to 3 April 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

28 March

  • 63rd National Film Awards announced
  • Union Government notified Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Padma awards 2016 on 56 awardees
  • Haryana cabinet approved draft bill on reservation to Jats and four other castes
  • Union Government unveiled Defence Procurement Procedure 2016
  • Telecom Commission approved 112 as Single Emergency Number for India
  • USAID and ADB signed MoU to develop solar parks in India
  • Tata Motors signed a contract with Indian Army to supply another 619 HMV trucks
  • Zaheer Khan appointed Captain of Delhi Daredevils for 2016 IPL season
  • First direct container MV Harbour-1 Vessel between India and Bangladesh flagged off from Krishnapatnam
  • Pattiseema Lift Irrigation Project dedicated to people of Andhra Pradesh
  • Union Government launched Innovative Entrepreneurship & Skill Development Programme of MANAS
  • Rakesh Mohan joined Nestle India Board as Independent Non—Executive Director

29 March

  • DIPP notified Guidelines for 100% FDI in B2B E-commerce
  • RBI signed Special Currency Swap Agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka
  • SEBI hiked FPI investment limit for government debt
  • RBI cancelled Certificate of Registration of 22 NBFCs
  • CBDT signed 11 unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements
  • IIT-Patna organised First International Symposium on 5G
  • Environment Ministry notified Construction & Demolition Waste Management Rules for the first time
  • Haryana launched Project Salamati for injectable contraceptive
  • Biocon received approval to sell Insulin Glargine in Japan
  • Kachabali village became first liquor-free village in Rajasthan
  • Jitendra Jagota appointed Chairman of IDSA
  • Amazon commenced work on its biggest campus in Hyderabad

30 March

  • Supreme Court approved guidelines of Union Government to protect Good Samaritans
  • ISRO to launch 22 satellites in single mission
  • Renowned journalist Babu Bharadwaj died
  • Union Government extended safeguard duty on steel imports

31 March

  • Union Government released Indian Intellectual Property Panorama
  • Union Government launched Vidyut PRAVAH Mobile App to empower People to demand 24x7 Power
  • Union Government launched Startup India Portal and Mobile App
  • Union Government launched Inclusiveness and Accessibility Index for Persons with Disabilities
  • J Geetha Reddy appointed as PAC Chairperson of Telangana
  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched Phase I of Green Delhi initiative
  • Gujarat Assembly cleared amendments in Land Acquisition Act     
  • Haryana Assembly passed Haryana Municipal (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  • Aon Hewitt released list of India’s Best Employer 2016
  • Kallol Roy appointed CMD of Bhartiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam

1 April

  • Shiva Thapa won Silver at Asian/Oceania Qualifying event in China
  • Flipkart acquired UPI-based payments start-up PhonePe
  • Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited, India’s first SPV on smart city, started operations

2 April

  • GoAir elevated Wolfgang Prock-Schauer as Managing Director

3 April

  • India's first Aadhaar enabled ATM launched by DCB Bank
  • Union Government notified Hazardous Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • World's first White Tiger Safari inaugurated in Madhya Pradesh
  • Trimbakeshwar Temple Trust barred entry for all men & women

 

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