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India This Week: 30 March–5 April 2015

India this week is a section provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams.

Apr 6, 2015 17:47 IST
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India this week is a section provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the week 30 March to 5 April 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

30 March 2015
• Madan Mohan Malaviya posthumously awarded Bharat Ratna
• Himachal Pradesh Government launched India’s first e-Vidhan Mobile apps
• Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba took over as Commanding-in-Chief of Southern Naval Command
• Justice Sunil Kumar Sinha appointed as Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court
• Union Ministry of Finance approved 1500 crore rupees for AP Capital construction
• Himachal Pradesh Government launched India’s first e-Vidhan Mobile app
• Port Blair Magnetic Observatory inaugurated to monitor seismic activities
• Mariyam Asif Siddiqui, Muslim girl won Bhagwad Gita contest

31 March 2015
• Union Cabinet approved amendments to the Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973
• Union Cabinet approved signing and ratifying the UNESCAP agreement on Dry Ports
• Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved uniform gas price for urea plants
• RBI imposed 5 lakh rupees fine on 16 Central Co-operative Banks for violation of norms
• Haryana School Education Department ordered 10% reservations to EWS in private unaided schools
• Rajasthan Government opened women milk bank Jeevan Dhara in Jaipur
• Gujarat Assembly passed the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime Bill 2015
• Vice President released a book titled Aatank Ke Saaye Men written by Garima Sanjay
• IBM announced to invest 3 billion US dollars to build an Internet of Things (IoT) unit

1 April 2015
• Union Government issued Guidelines for administration and operationalisation of Nirbhaya Fund
• Union Government launched FAME-India scheme to boost electric, hybrid vehicle sales
• Andhra Pradesh Cabinet approved Amaravathi as capital of the State
• Odisha Government launched Aahar Scheme to provide subsidised food to urban poor
• Mayilsamy Annadurai appointed as Director of ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC)
• Minor planet named after former Chess grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand
• Sunita Tomar, the face of India's anti-tobacco campaign, died
• Renowned Hindi poet Kailash Vajpeyi died
• Snapdeal acquired RupeePower to launch financial service
• Vijay L Kelkar resigned from Tata Chemicals Board
• RBI approved the amalgamation of ING Vysya Bank with Kotak Mahindra Bank

2 April 2015
• Union Minister of Commerce & Industry unveiled Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020
• AIIMS study found Ashwagandha powder, Sidh Makardhwaj are effective in treating Rheumatoid Arthritis

3 April 2015
• Gujarat leads in implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) during 2014-15
• Union Government extended National Food Security Act deadline by 6 months
• President promulgated Land Acquisition (Amendment) Ordinance 2015
• Kochi arachnologists discovered rare spiders in Western Ghats
• Bharti AXA General Insurance launched Smart Traveller

4 April 2015
• The first-ever photograph of vulnerable Chestnut-breasted Partridge clicked
• 21 weightlifters test positive, provisionally suspended by IWF
• Keshari Nath Tripathi sworn-in as 16th Governor of Mizoram
• India’s ace mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu died

5 April 2015
• Piplantri village of Rajasthan, a village that plants 111 trees for every girl born
• Delhi International Airport Limited won Golden Peacock National Quality Award 2015
• Google signed strategic partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers to target Digital India projects

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