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India This Week: 31 October-6 November 2016

Nov 7, 2016 10:54 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 31 October to 6 November 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam

31 October 2016
• Union Government notifies rules for Real Estate Act for five UTs
• Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel remembered on his 141st birth anniversary
• Rashtriya Ekta Diwas observed across India
• State-wise Ease of Doing Business rankings released
• Maharashtra most farmer friendly state: NITI Aayog Index
• Sanjiv Arora appointed as India's Ambassador to Lebanon

1 November 2016
• 51st Haryana Day observed
• Candidate's election could be annulled for declaring false educational qualifications: SC
• Benami Transactions Amendment Act to curb black money comes into effect
• IFFI to honour Im Kwon-taek with Lifetime Achievement Award
• Sushil Chandra takes over as Chairman of CBDT
• Rishi Jaitly, Twitter's India head, resigns
• Arnab Goswami resigns as Editor-in-Chief of Times Now
• PM Narendra Modi launches Saur Sujala Yojana in Chhattisgarh

2 November 2016
• Kerala becomes third open defecation-free state of India
• SC grants pension to fake freedom fighters
• RBI directs banks to dispense more 100 rupees notes through ATMs
• PM Narendra Modi presents Ramnath Goenka Awards for Excellence in Journalism
• Bindeshwar Pathak appointed as brand ambassador of Swachh Rail Mission
• Sports Ministry tells NSFs to identify 2020 Olympics Medal Prospects

3 November 2016
• PM Modi inaugurated Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
• IISER researchers develop Gelator to scoop out marine oil spills
• GST Council fixes four tier tax structures under Goods and Services Tax
• Former J&K Deputy Chief Minister Mangat Ram Sharma passes away
• Parminder Singh resigns as Managing Director of Twitter's MENA region

4 November 2016
• Vigilance Awareness Week observed across India
• Google ties up with ASI for virtual tour of monuments
• Aniruddha Rajput elected as Member of International Law Commission of UN
• Union Environment Ministry constitutes four-member team for conservation of Loktak Lake
• Union Government launches Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan

5 November 2016
• HCC becomes first company to get RBI approval for debt recast under S4A scheme
• Operation School Chalo launched in South Kashmir
• New Delhi Declaration, Sendai Framework Plan adopted at AMCDRR 2016
• Lost Ancient River Chandrabhaga found in Odisha

6 November 2016
• International Day for Preventing Exploitation of Environment in War and Armed Conflict observed
• India rises to second spot on global business optimism index: IBR Report
• Union Government to set up $2 bn clean energy equity fund for additional renewable energy
• India to host Seventh Session of the Conference of Parties

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