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India this week: 4 September to 10 September 2017

Sep 12, 2017 12:00 IST

India this week is provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that occurred from 4 September to 10 September 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

4 September
• President Ram Nath Kovind laid foundation stone for Link-4 of SAUNI Scheme
• Nitin Gadkari announces formation of task force for Namami Gange’s speedy implementation
• CIPAM-DIPP launches social media campaign to promote Geographical Indications
• Government honours CBDT for resolving public grievances
• Konsam Ormila Devi bags gold at Commonwealth Youth Weightlifting Championship
• SC seeks government stand on plea challenging Rohingyas' deportation
• FIFA U-17 World Cup song officially launched
• First batch of 1000 E-rickshaws 'SmartE' launched in Gurugram
• NITI Aayog launches the National Nutrition Strategy
• Government to make disability pension for defence forces at par with civilians

5 September
• Union Health Ministry launches two new contraceptives Antara and Chhaya
• Environment Ministry launches environment awareness initiative, Prakriti Khoj, on Teachers’ Day
• Teacher’s Day celebrated across India on birth anniversary of Dr S Radhakrishnan
• Former Union Minister Sultan Ahmed passes away
• Noted journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru
• Deadline for filing of GST Returns for July and August extended
• Union Government launches DIKSHA Portal for teachers
• NITI Aayog constitutes Expert Task Force on Employment & Exports

6 September
• Scientists develop artificial leaf that creates fuel from sunlight, water
• Assam Government sets up Direct Benefit Transfer cell for implementation of DBT scheme
• Centre to states: Focus on early implementation of PPP based smart city projects
• Mother Teresa declared as co-patron of Archdiocese of Calcutta
• Gujarat Chief Minister flags off 'Narmada Mahotsav Yatra'
• Gujarat Chief Minister flags off 'Narmada Mahotsav Yatra'
• Ashish Kashyap resigns as President and Co-founder of MakeMyTrip
• Andhra Pradesh signs MoU for Hyperloop between Vijaywada and Amravati

7 September
• Home Ministry extends financial powers of chiefs of CRPF, BSF
• Nirmala Sitharaman to assume charge as Defence Minister
• Uninhabited Lakshadweep Island vanishes: study
• Inder Jit Singh appointed as Chairperson of NACWC
• Gujarat Government announces Rs 1 lakh cash reward to find out Blue Whale curators
• Government allows import of 3 lakh metric tonnes of raw sugar through southern ports at concessional duty of 25 %
• Gujarat state, GCMMF, Dairies sign MoU to prevent malnutrition among Anganwadi children
• Johnson & Johnson India introduces paternity leave
• Gateway Awards 2017: JNPCT awarded Container Terminal of the Year 2017

8 September
• Union Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region to organise North East Calling
• ICAR to undertake major research works on agriculture with World Bank fund
• Maharashtra to be provided Rs 60000 Crore for river-linking and irrigation projects
• Government sets up online facility for effective resolution of foreign trade-related issues

9 September
• New species of edible fish found in Pampa River in Kerala
• Bharat Petroleum Corporation to get Maharatna status
• Tahir Mahmood awarded with N R Madhava Menon Best Law Teacher Award
• DRDO successfully test-fires 3rd Generation Anti Tank Guided Missile NAG

10 September

• AIMPLB to form committee to examine Supreme Court’s verdict on Triple Talaq
• RBI uses Currency Verification & Processing Machine for processing currency notes
• West Bengal: Netaji statue unveiled at naval base in Kolkata
• Assam government to provide skill training to 30000 surrendered militants
• Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flags-off Navika Sagar Parikrama from Panaji

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