India This Week: 31 March-6 April 2014

India this week is a section being provided by for the aspirants of competitive exams...

Apr 7, 2014 15:56 IST
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India this week is a section being provided by for the aspirants of competitive exams to help them in revising the important events of the past week. This is a section that keeps them updated. Read the section and be ready to face the General awareness section of the any and all competitive exams.

31 March 2014
• Supreme Court held one rank one pension for judges
• Supreme Court seeks response from Centre on selection process of Lokpal
• Ministry of New and Renewable energy and NHB signed MoU
• Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified rules for ten more chapters in the new Company Act
• BHEL signed contract of 125crore rupees of hydro power in Uttarakhand
• NCDEX launched Bajra Future Contract
• The Asiatic Wild dog spotted in West Bengal for the first time
• Noel Tata appointed as next chairman of Trent
• SC commuted Bhullar’s death sentence to life imprisonment

1 April 2014
• SC directed the Union Government to furnish all records related to the inclusion of Jats in OBC
• Trial of government officers can't be quashed for sanction error: SC
• Reserve Bank of India adopted CPI as new measure of Inflation
• Banks should not levy penal charges for non-maintenance of minimum Balance: RBI
• RBI capped WMA limit for central government at 35000 crore rupees for 2015 first half
• Repo Rate kept unchanged by RBI in First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2014-15
• India GDP rises to 5.5 percent in 2014-15: Asian Development Outlook 2014
• Viswanathan Anand raises to No. 3 in FIDE world chess rankings
• Union Sports Ministry derecognised IABF
• ISRO decommissioned Communication Satellite INSAT-3E
• EC confirmed Amir Khan as its National Icon for Lok Sabha election 2014

2 April 2014
• Election candidates with assets of over 5 crore rupees without PAN card under IT scrutiny
• D K Pathak appointed as the new Director General of BSF

3 April 2014
• SEBI revamped committee on disclosure and accounting standards
• IOA announced to form ad-hoc panel to handle issues related to Indian Boxing
• Suresh Arora appointed DGP of Punjab Police
• Statue of Field Marshal SHFJ Manekshaw unveiled to mark 100th Birth Anniversary
• R Gandhi appointed as Deputy Governor of RBI
• HAL received the Most Efficient Navratna Award 2013

4 April 2014
• ISRO successfully launched IRNSS 1B from Sriharikota
• MCA notified rules on providing insurance cover for public deposits
• EC banned publication and dissemination of exit polls from 7th April to 12 May 2014

5 April 2014
• Koyal Rana won the Miss India 2014 title

6 April 2014
• Punjab won Junior National Hockey Title 2014

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