India This Week: 3 October-9 October 2016

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Oct 10, 2016 12:05 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 3 October to 9 October 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

3 October 2016
• Karnataka starts releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu for irrigation purpose
• Jawhar Sircar resigns as CEO of Prasar Bharati Corporation
• Ashish Vohra appointed as CEO of Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Ltd
• Sushil Chandra appointed CBDT Chairman
• Rafale deal: Reliance, Dassault Aviation set up joint venture

4 October 2016
• RBI releases fourth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2016-17
• Nayanjot Lahiri wins 2016 John F Richards Prize
• Former ISRO chief U R Rao becomes first Indian to be inducted into IAF Hall of Fame
• Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowships and awards for the Year-2015 presented
• Noted artist Yusuf Arakkal passes away
• Nitin Gadkari launches Indian Bridge Management System
• Union Finance Ministry sets up Public Debt Management Cell
• Indian mountaineer Arjun Vajpai scales world's sixth highest mountain Cho Oyu
• Venkaiah Naidu releases book titled Modi’s Midas Touch in Foreign Policy

5 October 2016
• Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and African Asian Rural Development Organization
• CCEA approves acquisition of 11% stake in JSC Vankorneft by ONGC Videsh
• Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and European Union on water cooperation
• Union Cabinet approves amendments to HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014
• Union Cabinet approves setting up of India's first Medipark in Tamil Nadu
• Oil India Limited signs MoU with University of Houston
• BVR Mohan Reddy appointed as Honorary Consul of Germany in Hyderabad

6 October 2016
• ISRO’s communication satellite GSAT-18 successfully launched from French Guiana
• Hindu husband can divorce wife if she tries to separate him from aged parents: SC
• RBI releases report of IWG on Rationalisation of Branch Authorisation Policy
• Theatre legend Heisnam Kanhailal passes away
• IGIA's T3 becomes first Platinum rated green airport terminal building in India
• Pawan Chamling honoured with Sustainable Development Leadership Award
• Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates first World Sustainable Development Summit
• Shooter Jitu Rai bags silver at World Cup in Italy
• ASI protected historical monuments and archaeological sites declared polythene free zones

7 October 2016
• Indo-Pak border to be completely sealed in next 2 yrs: Home Minister
• Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung dissolves Delhi Waqf Board
• New termite species named Chiraharitae discovered
• Gurumoorthy Mahalingam appointed as Whole-Time Member of SEBI
• Author Arundahti Roy announces second novel titled The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

8 October 2016
• 84th Air Force Day observed across India
• Fadnavis inaugurates India’s first International Arbitration Centre in Mumbai
• Sprinter Srabani Nanda wins 24th Ekalabya Award
• PV Sindhu appointed as Brand Ambassador of Vizag Steel
• Renu Pall appointed as Ambassador of India to Austria

9 October 2016
• India to host Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

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