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India This Week: 30 November-6 December 2015

Dec 7, 2015 12:50 IST

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 November to 6 December 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

30 November 2015
• MoEF released Draft Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2015
• GAIL launched Bhuvan-GAIL Portal for satellite monitoring of Pipelines
• Dr Abdul Kalam IGNITE award presented by President Pranab Mukherjee
• Embrace of the Serpent bagged Golden Peacock Award for Best Film at IFFI 2015
• ITU released Measuring the Information Society Report 2015

1 December 2015
• Jharkhand government declared entire state as drought hit
• Delhi Assembly passed three major education bills
• President gave nod to Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2015 to allow women to work in night shifts
• Labour Laws (Gujarat Amendment) Bill 2015 received Presidential assent
• Aricent tied-up with Nasscom Foundation to launch Aricent Employability Programme
• Koodiyattom artiste Margi Sathi passed away
• Delhi Development Authority awarded with E-India Award

2 December 2015
• Union Government approved setting up of 6 new IITs
• Union Cabinet approved rehabilitation package for Bangladesh enclaves
• Union Cabinet approved signing of MoU between India and Iran on visa facilitation
• Union Cabinet approved MoU between India and Germany for Solar Energy
• Union Cabinet approved MoU with Israel on water resources management and development cooperation
• Union Cabinet approved introduction of Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2015 in Parliament
• Vijay Kumar Choudhary elected as Bihar Assembly Speaker
• Tata Sons Ltd tied-up with Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Limited
• Industrialist MAM Ramaswamy died

3 December 2015
• Union Government launched Accessible India Campaign for differently-abled
• Lok Sabha passed bill to establish BIS as National Standards Body
• NTC signed Integrity Pact with Transparency International India
• RBI announced revised Priority Sector Lending norms for Regional Rural Banks
• Delhi Assembly passed MLAs of NCT of Delhi (Salaries, Allowances, Pension, etc) (Amendment) Bill, 2015
• Himachal Pradesh became first state to launch Rotavirus vaccination project
• Justice Tirath Singh Thakur sworn in as 43rd Chief Justice of India

4 December 2015
• India’s forest and tree cover increased by 5081 sq km: India State of Forest Report 2015
• Delhi Government announced vehicle rationing scheme to curb air pollution
• Renowned violinist L Subramaniam to be honoured with ITC Sangeet Samman
• First India International Science Festival began at IIT-Delhi
• 44th Navy Day observed on 4 December
• Arvind Subramanian-led panel recommended standard rate for GST at 17-18 %
• Indian-American entrepreneur Frank Islam to be conferred with Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award

5 December 2015
• Andhra Pradesh became first state to join discom revival scheme UDAY

6 December 2015
• Ministry of Railways flagged off first double decker Goa-Mumbai train
• Singapore replaced Mauritius as top source of FDI into India
• Maharashtra won Wheelchair Basketball Championship
• Tata Trusts partnered with Khan Academy for free online education
• Commemorative coins of Rs 125, Rs 10 released in honour of Babasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar

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