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India This Week: 4 August-10 August 2014

Aug 11, 2014 17:24 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 August to 10 August 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

4 August 2014
• SC asked for latest data on steps taken to curb Female Foeticide from all states
• Human skull with Copper Crown related to Harappan culture discovered in UP
• Senior Advocate Gopal Subramanium withdrew as amicus curiae in Padmanabhaswamy Temple Case
• Ex-IFS officer Arvind Gupta appointed as Deputy NSA
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Nepal
• WFI suspended international wrestling referee Virender Malik
• Syndicate Bank CMD SK Jain suspended for allegedly receiving bribe

5 August 2014
• Union government put on hold all new defence procurements from Italian Finmeccannica group
• UP and Gujarat Governor given additional charge of Rajasthan and Goa
• Strictly Personal, Manmohan and Gursharan written by Daman Singh
• Prasar Bharati and Deutsche Welle signed MoU for distribution of DD's overseas India channel
• Corridor of Life to transport organs between Delhi and Gurgaon
• Justice Dr. Manjula Chellur sworn in as Chief Justice of Calcutta HC

6 August 2014
• Pran, the Creator of Chacha Chowdhury died at 75
• AIMA Managing India Awards 2014 awards announced
• Securities Laws Amendment Bill, 2014 passed in Lok Sabha by voice vote
• Union Cabinet approved the Juvenile Justice Bill, 2014 to amend the Juvenile Justice Act, 2000
• Health Ministry asked Airports to set up Ebola check posts to screen passengers from W Africa
• Union Cabinet raised the FDI limit in Defence sector from 26 percent to 49 percent
• Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal removed

7 August 2014

• Union Government introduced two Labour Reform Bills in Lok Sabha
• RBI issued drafted guidelines for implementation of Bharat Bill Payment System
• Munger through the Ages written by late DP Yadav released
• Lok Sabha Speaker formed Parliament security panel
• Former Hockey Captain Ajitpal Singh to head Dronacharya Award Selection Committee
• Kapil Dev to head Arjuna Awards Selection Committee
• India equaled world record of maximum number of 6 ducks in a Test innings
• Supreme Court ordered status quo on the management of Haryana Gurudwaras

8 August 2014
• Telangana Government notified for the Constitution of State Public Service Commission
• Uttarkhand Government constituted committee on industries using silica dust

9 August 2014

• Narendra Modi released a book titled Gujarat's success story in Water Management
• Indian Men’s Hockey team defeated Bangladesh to clinch hockey series, 3-0

10 August 2014
• K.V. Chowdary appointed as new Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes
• Google polluted internet with classified material: Survey of India
• Delhi Police launched Whatsapp helpline to curb corruption

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