India This Week: 30 May-5 June 2016

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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 30 May to 5 June 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

30 May 2016
• Railways, PEC sign MoU to set up Kalpana Chawla Chair on geospatial technology
• AR Rahman conferred with Japan's Fukuoka prize 2016
• Draft Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill 2016 released
• Noted Kannada writer D Javare Gowda passes away
• CEAT Cricket Awards 2016 conferred
• Surajit Kar Purkayastha appointed Director General of West Bengal Police
• N K Chari takes over as MD of State Bank of Mysore

31 May 2016
• Admiral Sunil Lanba takes charge as 21st Navy Chief
• Union Government approved retirement age of doctors of Central Health Services to 65
• Index of Industrial Production of Eight Core Industries for April 2016 released
• National GDP Provisional Estimates for 2015-16 released
• Former Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi appointed UPSC member
• Fire breaks out at Central Ammunition Depot, Pulgaon
• Ashok Lavasa designated as Finance Secretary
• UP Government approves Detailed Project Report of Varanasi Metro Rail

1 June 2016
• IOC honours IOA chief N Ramachandran with Olympic Order
• Prime Minister releases National Disaster Management Plan to make India disaster resilient
• Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016 comes into force
• TRAI launches DND Services Mobile Application to register complaints against pesky calls, SMSes
• Noted comedian Razak Khan passes away
• Rahul Johri assumes charge as first ever CEO of BCCI
• Union Cabinet approves Proposal for Extension of Corridor-1 of Chennai Metro Rail Project Phase-I
• Union Cabinet approves MoU between DGCA and French Civil Aviation Authority
• Sachin Tendulkar's name to be used in Kerala Government's Anti-Drug Campaign
• Union Cabinet approves setting up of India Post Payments Bank
• Constitution of National Company Law Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal Notified
• CCEA approved Minimum Support Prices for Kharif Crops for 2016-17 Season
• Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approves Mau-Tarighat Railway line project
• CR Sasikumar takes over as MD of State Bank of Travancore

2 June 2016
• India announces to Double Investment in Clean Energy Research in next five years

3 June 2016
• Tamil actor-director Balu Anand died
• P Dhanapal re-elected as Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Speaker
• P Sreeramakrishnan elected as Speaker of Kerala Legislative Assembly
• Navin Agarwal appointed DG of National Anti-Doping Agency
• Asia's first Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme launched
• Nita Ambani becomes first Indian women to be nominated for International Olympic Committee
• ADB and Union Government signed Loan Agreement to upgrade 176 Km of roads in Jharkhand
• Gujarat Government unveiled IT and Electronics Start-up Policy 2016

4 June 2016
• Veteran actor Sulabha Deshpande passed away
• Assam Ease of Doing Business Bill, 2016 passed by State Assembly
• Odisha becomes first Indian state to give pension and food benefits to transgenders
• India becomes co-chair of Working Group on Maritime Situational Awareness under CGPCS

5 June 2016
• Manohar Aich, India’s first Mr Universe passes away
• Suresh Prabhu launches Tiger Trail Circuit Train on World Environment Day
• Rajiv Gauba Committee on Decongestion of Traffic in Delhi submitted report
• Gujarat Government unveiled IT and Electronics Start-up Policy 2016
• Rajasthan Government launches Mobile App RajVayu on Air Quality Index
• Himachal Pradesh becomes first state to launch green-concept based State Data Centre

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