India This Week: 4 July-10 July 2016

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

Jul 11, 2016 15:32 IST
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India this week is a section provided by to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the 4 July to 10 July 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

4 July 2016
• BRICS Working Group Meeting on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency begins in Visakhapatnam
• National Mineral Exploration Policy unveiled by Narendra singh Tomar
• 1mg Technologies acquires diagnostic labs aggregator Medd

5 July 2016
• Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 New Ministers included
• Union Cabinet approves Interest Subvention Scheme for farmers
• Union Cabinet approves National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme
• Union Cabinet approves setting up of Major port at Enayam in Tamil Nadu
• Union Cabinet approves The High Courts (Alteration of Names) Bill, 2016
• MoU between India & Mauritius in the field of Rural Development & Poverty Alleviation approved
• World's largest charkha unveiled at IGI airport, Delhi
• SC-appointed Green Panel recommends high pollution cess of 20-22% on diesel vehicles
• MP Cabinet approved Madhya Pradesh Tax on Entry of Goods in Local Areas Amendment Bill, 2016
• Union Cabinet approves redevelopment of seven GPRA colonies in Delhi
• Aditya Birla Fashion acquires global clothing brand Forever 21
• TRAI launches Myspeed App to measure real time mobile internet speed

6 July 2016
• R Thiruppathi Venkatasamy appointed as Accountant General of Tamil Nadu
• Jagannath Rath Yatra begins in Puri, Odisha
• Dipa Karmakar named World Class Gymnast by International Gymnastics Federation
• India ranks 91 in Networked Readiness Index 2016
• Deepak Singhal appointed as the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh

7 July 2016
• 231 Projects under Namami Gange launched all over country
• Rajasthan becomes first state to introduce minimum wages for part-time workers
• Noted music director Omi passes away
• Zydus, Medicines Patent Pool inks agreement for Bristol-Myers Squibb's daclatasvir tablets
• NASSCOM unveils India’s first Centre of Excellence on Internet of Things
• Radhika Menon becomes first woman to bag IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

8 July 2016
• Second phase of Haritha Haram programme launched in Telangana
• Kerala Government proposed 14.5 per cent fat tax on junk food
• Andhra Pradesh decided to conduct 'Smart Pulse Survey' of 1.48 crore households
• Sanjay Gupta appointed as CMD of Konkan Railway Corporation Limited
• Ringside with Vijender authored by Rudraneil Sengupta released

9 July 2016
• Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant attains criticality
• Utpal Bora appointed as Chairman of Oil India
• Kendrapara sheep gets registered breed status

10 July 2016
• Tathagata Roy sworn-in as Governor of Arunachal Pradesh
• Legendary football coach Amal Dutta passes away

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