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India This Week: 31 August-6 September 2015

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

Sep 7, 2015 14:09 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 31 August to 6 September 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

31 August 2015
• West Central Railway Zone became first zone to eliminate all Unmanned Level Crossings
• Law Commission of India submitted its report on Death Penalty
• SC stayed Rajasthan HC judgment banning Santhara ritual of Jainism
• RBI declared SBI and ICICI Bank as Domestic Systemically Important Banks
• CSO released estimates of GDP for April-June quarter of 2015-16
• Haryana Government inaugurated Sakhi, one stop center for women in distress
• Manipur Legislative Assembly passes ‘Protection of Manipur People Bill, 2015’
• LC Goyal appointed as CMD of India Trade Promotion Organisation
• Raghav Chandra took charge as the Chairman of NHAI
• Ratan P Watal took charge as Union Finance Secretary
• Manish Sisodia got additional charge of Law Ministry of Delhi
• PM Modi released digitally restored recordings of epic ‘Ramcharitmanas’
• Rajiv Mehrishi appointed as Union Home secretary

1 September 2015
• India partnered with UN's Better Than Cash Alliance to speed up PMJDY Programme
• Railway Ministry launched three IT Initiatives developed by CRIS
• Union Government approved Smart National Common Mobility Card model for seamless travel across India
• RBI proposed marginal cost of funds methodology to calculate Base Rate
• FIIs/FPIs exempted from MAT purview for the period prior to 1 April 2015
• Union Government released 2000 crore rupees to EPS-95 as contribution for 2015-16
• Mumbai won Buchi Babu Memorial Trophy of Cricket
• Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports recognised Yoga as sports discipline
• Maharashtra government approved ordinance to amend MPDA Act, 1981
• Swachhata Sangraam Abhiyaan in Indore to make it open defecation-free
• Allahabad HC: Ensure flag hoisting ceremony of National Flag in Madarsas on 15 August and 26 January
• Bihar to give 2% reservation to grand children of freedom fighters in government jobs
• AK Jha appointed as Interim CMD of NTPC
• Dinesh Kumar Likhi took charge as CMD of Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited
• The Duels of the Himalayan Eagle authored by Air Marshal Bharat Kumar released

2 September 2015

• Union Government launched Indian Wind Resource Atlas as an online GIS tool
• SEBI notified SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015
• Union Cabinet approved Policy for Marginal Fields of ONGC and OIL
• PHDCCI launched Intellectual Property Rights Facilitation Centre for MSMEs in Lucknow
• Bazmi Husain appointed as Chief Technology Officer of ABB India Ltd
• Book titled Globalisation, Democratization and Distributive Justice presented to Hamid Ansari

3 September 2015

• Union Government cancelled FCRA registration of NGO Greenpeace
• Treat Group A officers of paramilitary forces as organised services: Delhi HC
• Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed Andhra Pradesh Special Courts Bill, 2015
• J&K High Court ordered CBI probe into multi-crore JKCA scam
• Vinod Dasari appointed as President of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers
• Haryana bagged Skoch Order-of-Merit National award for implementing e-governance initiatives

4 September 2015
• Commemorative coins of Rs 125, Rs 10 released in honour of former President S Radhakrishna
• To the Brink and Back: India's 1991 Story by Jairam Ramesh

5 September 2015

• Union Government announced One Rank One Pension scheme for ex-servicemen
• Indian boxer Vikas won silver medal in 75 kg category at 2015 Asian Boxing Championships
• Puducherry government announced annual Teacher's Day awards
• Music Composer Aadesh Shrivastava died
• Teacher’s Day celebrated across India on birth anniversary of Dr S Radhakrishnan

6 September 2015

• Prime Minister Modi inaugurated extension of Delhi Metro Line till Faridabad

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