India This Week: 3 November-9 November 2014

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Nov 10, 2014 10:10 IST
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India this week is a section provided by to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the week 3 November to 9 November 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

3 November 2014
• Union Ministry of MSME and ILO signed MoU to support the Make in India Initiative
• S&P downgraded credit rating of Indian Overseas Bank to speculative grade
• Mudgal Committee on IPL Spot Fixing submitted final report to Supreme Court
• Ashok Kumar appointed as DGP of Tamil Nadu
• Maruti Suzuki launched India’s cheapest automatic car Alto K10
• Mallikarjun Kharge inducted into the three-member CIC selection committee
• Hasmukh Adhia appointed as Union Financial Services Secretary
• Manmohan Singh received the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Paulownia Flowers
• GS Sandhu appointed as Chairman of National Chemical Weapon Convention

4 November 2014
• Gujarat Governor signed Gujarat Local Authorities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2009 for compulsory voting
• Union Cabinet approved dissolution of Delhi legislative assembly
• Narinder Batra awarded with the President's Award of International Hockey Federation
• Harappan era drawings discovered near Hampi, Karnataka
• Nikki Haley won second term as South Carolina Governor
• Mumbai recorded the largest number of Internet users in India in 2014
• Commemorative Stamp on Liver Transplant in India released
• Hanumappa Sudarshan won 10th India Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Award

5 November 2014
• Mahendra Singh Dhoni named as captain of ICC ODI Team of the Year 2014
• Bhuvneshwar Kumar won LG People’s Choice Awards
• Union Government re-constituted PM's Council on climate change
• Telangana Finance Minister Rajinder speared the first budget in the Assembly
• Airtel Called off 700 Crore Rupees deal with Loop Mobile
• Sanjay Baweja appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Flipkart
• Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography Playing It My Way launched
• PM adopted Jayapur village in Varanasi under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana
• President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented SCOPE Meritorious Awards
• Anita Kapur appointed as the new chairperson of CBDT

6 November 2014

• Drug Technical Advisory Committee recommended waiver of clinical trial for 2 cancer drugs
• Suzlon Energy installed world’s tallest hybrid wind generator turbine in Kutch
• To protect declining shark population shipment of shark fins banned by Jet Airways
• Alibaba Group-backed Quixey announced to buy desi startup Dexetra
• Auxiliary Vessel TRV-72 of Indian Navy sank off Visakhapatnam coast
• Hyderabad to have H-TRIMS to tackle traffic problems

7 November 2014
• Scientists developed a new drug Staphefekt to replace antibiotics
• Johnson & Johnson Pte Ltd acquired electrolyte drink brand ORSL
• Jet Airways Cargo banned shipment of shark fins
• National Cancer Awareness Day observed on 7 November across the nation
• US Navy SEAL commando Robert O’Neill claimed to have shot Osama bin Laden
• Havells India Limited chairman Qimat Rai Gupta passed away

8 November 2014
• HDFC became first listed Indian company to have 75% shareholding by FIIs
• Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar resigned as Goa Chief Minister

9 November 2014
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded Council of Ministers with 21 new faces
• Virat Kohli became fastest cricketer to reach 6000 ODI runs
• Indian-originated radiographer Fawzia Peer elected as ISRRT President
• India tested nuclear capable Agni-II missile from Wheeler Island

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