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India This Week: 3 March-9 March 2014

Mar 10, 2014 14:50 IST

India this week section of jagranjosh.com has been created with an aim to help the aspirants of competitive exams to revise the important topics of the week. Under this section, weekly updates are provided to help candidates to memorise the important events that happened across the country.

02 March 2014
• Union Cabinet clears reservation for Jats under OBC category
• Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry launches DMIC chapter of Uttar Pradesh at Lucknow

03 March 2014
• K T Thomas refuses to head Lokpal Committee Search Panel
• RBI extends date of exchanging pre-2005 notes to 1 January 2015
• Natco wins patent case against Israeli firm Teva
• Hockey India accorded status of National Sports Federation

04 March 2014
• Assam becomes the first state to observe Child Protection Day
• Bharti Airtel and Etisalat sign a pact to set up regional network infrastructure
• Mumbai least expensive city for expatriates: EIU Report
• Sheila Dikshit appointed as the new Governor of Kerala
• Union Ministry of Minority Affairs launches Maulana Azad Sehat Scheme
• Union Ministry of Minority Affairs launches Nalanda Project

05 March 2014
• Lok Sabha elections to be held from 7 April 2014 in 9 phases
• Assembly polls to be held in Andhra, Odisha and Sikkim simultaneously with Lok Sabha polls
• Punjab Cabinet approves the Backward Status for Jats community
• Tamil Nadu and Railways win Volleyball Federation Cup 2014
• Chhattisgarh and Tamil Nadu win women and men's title at the 64th National Basketball Championship
• Sports Minister inaugurates National Cycling Academy in New Delhi

06 March 2014
• Medical Visa not required in cases of Surrogacy for OCIs & PIOs
• Current Account Deficit declines to 0.9 percent of GDP in Quarter 3 of 2013-14
• NDMC launches Stri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana
• Tom Albanese appointed as CEO of Vedanta Resources
• Ragala Venkat Rahul wins 2 Gold and Silver at 16th Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships

07 March 2014
• Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announces to set up a committee under the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) to lay guidelines for implementing Basel-III norms

08 March 2014
• New India Assurance announces Asha Kiran - a health insurance cover for girl child
• President Confers Stree Shakti Puruskar 2013

09 March 2014
• Virat Kohli reclaims number one position in the ICC ODI batsmen rankings
• Pooja Ghatkar wins Gold medal at 7th Asian Air Gun Championship at Kuwait
• Mizoram wins 68th Santosh Trophy of Football by defeating Railways
• Indian Writer Pankaj Mishra wins Windham Campbell Literature Prize 2014

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