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India This Week: 3 July to 9 July 2017

Jul 14, 2017 15:34 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 3 July to 9 July 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

3 July
• India successfully test-fires short range surface-to-air missile
• Over 90% Indian customers still prefer branch over online banking: Oracle JD Power India 'Retail Banking Study’
• Law Commission recommends compulsory registration of marriages, defaulters to be fined
• PM Modi plans to connect with youth through his book to be published later this year
• Sunderbans mangrove depleting alarmingly: Study
• Manipur government declares flood situation a 'State Calamity'
• Natarajan Chandrasekaran named Chairman of Tata Global Beverages

4 July
• Government listed 22 products for physically challenged persons at concessional GST rate of 5%
• Free GST Facilitation Centres set up across Goa
• Achal Kumar Joti to succeed Nasim Zaidi as Chief Election Commissioner
• PM Modi embarks on his two-nation tour to Israel and Germany
• President Pranab Mukherjee approves ordinance allowing Kambala in Karnataka
• Notify price increase through advertisement in two newspapers, if increased due to GST
• Haryana government to run electric buses in Gurgaon

5 July
• The Energy Resources Institute ranks second among world's climate think tanks
• Somesh Goyal appointed as DGP of Himachal Pradesh
• EPFO inks agreement with 5 banks to collect PF dues
• CGST won't apply on items not registered under trademark law
• Sanjay Kumar appointed as DG of National Disaster Response Force
• Punjab government unveils new transport policy to overhaul transport system of the state
• India ranks 23rd among 165 nations in 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index

6 July
• Indian national team rises to 96th in FIFA rankings; second highest ever
• Union Government launches student-scientist connect programme JIGYASA
• India declares itself free from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 and H5N8
• PM Modi pays homage to veteran leader Babu Jagjivan Ram on his death anniversary
• National Book Trust launches Har Haath Ek Kitaab
• Scientists find reasons behind 2015 Chennai Floods
• Jobs, Admissions secured under reserved category using forged caste certificates cannot be held valid: SC
• MRP on packaged consumer products to be same from January 1
• 22nd Asian Athletics Championships: India on day 1 wins two gold in haul of seven medals

7 July
• India, US, Japan begin Malabar Exercise 2017
• Sanjiv Goenka renominated as the Chairman of IIT Kharagpur
• Union Government proposes scheme to open residential schools for SC girls

8 July

• Union Government exempts import of aircraft, aircraft engines from ambit of GST
• PM Modi returns from Hamburg as G20 Summit concludes
• Ahmedabad becomes first Indian city to get UNESCO Heritage tag

9 July
• President Pranab Mukherjee launches digital initiatives to promote e-education
• Former Indian Ambassador to the US Naresh Chandra passes away
• 2017 Asian Athletics Championships: India creates history, tops medal tally

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