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India This Week: 4 April-10 April 2016

Apr 11, 2016 15:05 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 4 April to 10 April 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

4 April 2016
• Keeping a criminal case pending is violation of Article 21 of Constitution: Delhi HC
• Blackstone inked agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to acquire 60% stake in Mphasis Limited
• Indian Manish Sharma appointed to Panasonic’s Global Executive Council
• Union Government released India Rankings 2016 under National Institutional Ranking Framework
• PM Modi concluded three-nation visit to Belgium, United States and Saudi Arabia
• Mehbooba Mufti took oath as first woman Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir
• Telangana ICT Policy Framework 2016 launched
• Bihar imposed complete ban on alcohol sales
• BHEL commissioned tiltable canal top solar plant in Andhra Pradesh

5 April 2016
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Stand Up India Scheme
• Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship launched Transnational Skill Standards
• India’s fastest train Gatimaan Express flagged off
• President Pranab Mukherjee presented National Geoscience Awards 2014
• RBI cut Repo Rate by 0.25% in first Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2016-17
• Madhukar Gupta committee constituted to suggest ways to strengthen security along Indo-Pak border
• Myneni Hari Prasad Rao, Architect of Madras Atomic Power Station, died
• Union Government notified Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016
• National Summit on Family Planning 2016 concluded in New Delhi
• Low cost and environment-friendly solar lighting device, Solar Jyoti, launched
• Odisha Government launched Adarsh Vidyalaya project
• Future Group acquired online furniture store FabFurnish for 20 crore rupees

6 April 2016
• Indian Air Force to participate in Red Flag exercise
• Union Cabinet approved to implement National Hydrology Project
• Union Cabinet approved Funding of exports to Iran through Export Development Fund of Exim Bank
• Union Cabinet gave ex-facto approval for implementation of One Rank One Pension
• Union Cabinet approved recommendations of 14th Finance Commission on fiscal deficit targets
• CCEA approved Andrew Yule proposal to convert Bank of Baroda’s loan into equity
• Union Cabinet allowed Oil PSUs to have independent crude import policy
• Indian men won Asian Nations Cup Chess tournament
• NASSCOM appointed CP Gurnani as Chairman for 2016-2017
• Lamborghini appointed Sharad Agarwal as Head of India Operations

7 April 2016
• Schemes to Distribute Energy Efficient Smart Agriculture Pumps & Fans in Andhra Pradesh launched
• Justice (retd) Permod Kohli took over as Chairman of Central Administrative Tribunal
• Hashim Thaci sworn-in as Kosovo's President
• ITC Limited renewed 40-year partnership with Starwood Hotels
• GoJavas appointed Amitabh Coomar as CEO
• Rajasthan Urban Land (Certification of Titles) Bill, 2016 passed

8 April 2016
• The Kiss of Life authored by Emraan Hashmi launched
• Union Government approved country’s first Metrino Pod Taxi project for Gurgaon
• Sajibu Cheiraoba celebrated with religious fervor in Manipur
• Haryana Government appointed two-member inquiry panel to probe into Jat quota stir

9 April 2016
• North East-ASEAN Business Summit concluded in Imphal
• Priyadarshini Chatterjee crowned FBB Miss India World 2016
• C Silvera, former Member of Parliament, died

10 April 2016
• Fire accident at Puttingal temple in Kerala: At least 110 people died
• Jharkhand Government announced to reserve 2 percent employment for meritorious sportspersons

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