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India This Week: 3 April-9 April 2017

Apr 10, 2017 12:50 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 between 3 April and 9 April 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

3 April 2017
• Scientists for first time saw eclipses of binary star shed light on orbiting exoplanets
• Indian Foreign service officer appointed as new Consul General of Dubai
• Centre sanctions Rs 98 Cr for development of tourism sector in Assam
• Education, healthcare to stay out of GST ambit
• Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar releases India Rankings 2017
• Government clears proposal to procure Barak surface-to-air missiles for Navy
• Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passes away
• B P Kanungo takes over as Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India
• J&K bans polythene manufactured below 50 microns

4 April 2017
• Geetha Johri takes over as first woman head of Gujarat’s police force
• Fake house rent receipts may not work anymore to lower tax burden
• Indian Navy deploys INS Shardul for surveillance in the Indian Ocean
• Shunglu panel points out gross abuse of power by AAP government

5 April 2017
• First Air services agreement between India and Georgia approved by Union Cabinet
• Union Cabinet approved five agreements with Bangladesh including Audio Visual Co-Production
• Union Cabinet approved five agreements with Bangladesh including Audio Visual Co-Production
• Raman Roy appointed Chairman of NASSCOM for 2017-18
• National Maritime Day observed in India
• UP to set up 6 AIIMS like institutes, 25 medical colleges in next 5 years

6 April 2017
• PM Modi lays foundation stone of multi-modal terminal on River Ganga in Jharkhand
• Parliament clears decks for GST rollout from July 1
• UP government orders probe into alleged misuse of money in Gomati River Front Development project
• PV Sindhu reaches career-best World No.2 ranking
• Sports Minister Vijay Goel approved appointment of Foreign Coaches in Athletics
• Bill protecting journalists to be introduced in Maharashtra state assembly
• RBI keeps Repo Rate unchanged in its First Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2017-18

7 April 2017
• Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates 3-day National Children’s Film Festival
• MP Govt to launch a Yojana to provide subsidised food to the poor
• SC seeks reply from 6 states on plea to ban cow vigilantes
• Mukta Dutta Tomar appointed as India's Ambassador to Germany
• The Flaming Tresses of Draupadi, authored by M Veerappa Moily launched

8 April 2017
• Union government to revive 40-year-old North Koel Irrigation project
• North India to get DNA bank for wildlife
• Indian Olympic Association grants affiliation to Boxing Federation of India
• Paytm Mall launches QR code feature

9 April 2017
• Literary critic M Achuthan passes away
• Padma Shri Awardee Sudarsan Pattnaik to compete in Moscow Championship
• Tim Berners-Lee wins 2016 ACM A M Turing Award
• Manipur government to hold People's Day on 15th of every month
• India's first ever micro-drama festival, Thespis, held in Delhi
• Aditya Birla Nuvo to be merged with Grasim Industries

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