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India This Week: 28 September-4 October 2015

Oct 5, 2015 17:36 IST

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 September to 4 October 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

28 September 2015
• Can’t force political parties to keep poll promises: SC
• Delhi HC admitted plea challenging validity of Article 370 of Constitution of India
• India signed 123.51 Million US dollar Loan Agreement with Asian Development Bank
• Ministry of Railways launched Indian Railway Knowledge Portal
• NGT issued notice to Union Government on plea seeking stay on Lakhwar HEP
• Maharashtra Government declared 2017 as Visit Maharashtra Year
• Meghalaya Governor Shanmuganathan got additional charge of Governor of Manipur
• Hungry Bengal: War, Famine, Riots and the End of Empire authored by Janam Mukherjee
• Boat with 200 onboard capsized in River Koholi in Kamrup district of Assam
• Mathematician Jacob Tsimerman won 2015 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize
• Reliance signed strategic pact with EDIC to manufacture defence equipment
• Wipro selected as member of Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
• NLC set up its first 10 MW solar power plant

29 September 2015
• Union Government launched National Institutional Ranking Framework along with its Web portal
• 21st meeting of the Western Zonal Council held in Panaji
• NOC Online Application Portal and Processing System for the National Monument Authority launched
• Financial Times released data on FDI in H1 2015; India emerged most-favoured destination
• Piyush Goyal launched Access to Clean Cooking Energy and Electricity - Survey of States Report
• Fourth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2015-16 announced; Repo rate cut by 0.50 percent
• Union Ministry of Road Transport launched Green Highways Policy, 2015
• Uttar Pradesh decided to implement National Food Security Act, 2013 in three phases
• Praveen Dixit appointed as Maharashtra DGP
• Union Government appointed four Brand Ambassadors for Digital India Programme
• Jayant Prasad appointed as Director General of Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses

30 September 2015
• Union Government notified Mid-Day Meal Rules, 2015
• Growth of eight core sectors increased by 2.6 percent in August 2015
• Union Government reduced domestic natural gas price by 18 percent to 3.81 US dollars per mmBtu
• Sportzlive appointed as official marketing partner for 2nd Indian Badminton League 2016
• Tamil Nadu Government increased MSP for paddy crops
• Ruled or Misruled: Story and Destiny of Bihar authored by Santosh Singh released
• Forbes India Leadership Awards-2015 presented in Mumbai
• Union Government released commemorative postal stamp on Dr BR Ambedkar
• 17th All-India Govt Whips Conference held in Visakhapatnam
• INS Kochi, indigenously built largest warship, dedicated to the nation
• NDTV signed 100 crore rupees deal with Taboola

1 October 2015
• Trichy Corporation won Skoch Award for Effective Solid Waste Management
• Sarat Kumar Acharya assumed office as CMD of Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited
• Dr Anup K Pujari assumed additional charge as CMD of Steel Authority of India Limited

2 October 2015
• National Anti-Drug Addiction Day observed on 2 October
• International Day of Non-Violence observed across the world

3 October 2015
• Odisha launched Citizen Portal to launch police complaints
• DRDO inaugurated world’s highest Research Centre in Ladakh
• 26th edition of CORPAT between India and Indonesia began in Andaman Sea

4 October 2015

• UCO Bank registered highest increase in gross Non-Performing Assets
• Amo doli programme launched by Odisha government in naxal-affected Rayagada district
• Telangana government announced 50 percent subsidy on purchase of seeds
• Noted Telugu film producer Edida Nageswara Rao died
• Ashish Bahuguna given additional charge of Chief Executive Officer of FSSAI
• Flipkart appointed Sriram Venkataraman as Chief Financial Officer
• Shashank Manohar elected BCCI President
• GAIL to take 10 percent stake in TAPI natural gas pipeline project

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