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India This Week: 30 June-6 July 2014

Jul 7, 2014 16:44 IST

India this week brought to you by Jagranjosh.com intends to equip the students and aspirants of various competitive exams with calendar of most important events that has happened in India in the week 30 June – 6 July 2014. It will help them revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

30 June 2014
• PSLV C23, carrying five foreign satellites, launched successfully from Sriharikota
• Third edition of Ladakh International Film Festival held in Leh
• West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan resigned
• India became the first Country to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty
• Rajasthan Government declared Camel as the State animal
• Rangarajan committee to Review the Methodology for Measurement of Poverty report submitted to planning commission

1 July 2014
• Bor Wildlife Sanctuary of Maharashtra to be the country's 47th Tiger Reserve
• President joined on Twitter with @RashtrapatiBhvn
• President conferred National, Shilp Guru and Sant Kabir Awards for 2011
• National Doctors’ Day observed across India on 1 July
• Indian pistol shooter Jitu Rai ranked No. 1 in the world
• Ram Naresh Yadav sworn-in as Governor of Chhattisgarh
• Supreme Court directed J&K government to restore Dal Lake

2 July 2014
• Coffee-Table book titled First Citizen: Pranab Mukherjee in Rashtrapati Bhavan released
• First Aid Post inaugurated at Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi
• Supreme Court ruled no automatic arrest of accused in dowry cases
• CCEA approved inclusion of onion and potato under Essential Commodities Act, 1955
• Swamy Goud elected as Chairman of Telangana Legislative Council

3 July 2014
• Union Government introduced four new vaccines as a part of UIP
• RBI restored the limit of Overseas Direct Investment taken under automatic route
• Indian Railways successfully conducted test run of Delhi-Agra semi-high speed train
• ADB to provide equity investment of 50 million US dollars to ReNew Power
• ADB approved 300 million US dollar loan for Assam's power sector
• TN government sets up Raghupathy commission to probe Chennai building collapse

4 July 2014

• Bihar Governor DY Patil took additional charge of West Bengal
• B V Wanchoo, the Governor of Goa resigned
• NABARD and SFAC signed a MoU for development of Small Farm Producers
• Udhampur-Katra rail line inaugurated by the Prime Minister
• Narendra Modi inaugurated 240MW Uri-II hydroelectric project in Jammu and Kashmir
• Supreme Court directed Haryana Government to stop illegal mining in Aravali Hills

5 July 2014

• Special Air India flight carrying 46 Indian Nurses and 137 others from Erbil arrived at Kochi

6 July 2014

• Kamla Beniwal, the Gujarat Governor transferred to Mizoram
• Maharashtra Government invoked Essential Services Maintenance Act, against striking medical officers

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