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India This Week: 5 December-11 December 2016

Dec 12, 2016 15:25 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 5 December to 11 December 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

5 December 2016
• Airtel appoints Sunil Taldar as CEO and Director for DTH business
• Union Government launches Stanpan Suraksha mobile app to promote breastfeeding
• The Lifeline Express to get two more coaches for cancer treatment
• Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa passes away
• Panneerselvam sworn-in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
• AirAsia India appoints Amar Abrol as Managing Director
• Income earned from palace rent not taxable: SC
• Indian Railways makes Aadhaar Card mandatory for availing senior citizen benefits

6 December 2016
• Nation pays homage to Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar on his Mahaparinirvan Diwas
• Haryana bans carrying of arms at weddings
• West Bengal CM forms Anti-child Trafficking panel
• RBI relaxes norms for online card transactions of up to Rs 2000
• Joint Communique issued at the end of two-day BRICS Revenue meet
• RBI to issue new Rs 100 Banknotes
• Dr Ambedkar’s birthday to be celebrated as Water Day
• Justice JS Khehar to be 44th Chief Justice of India

7 December 2016
• Noted journalist Cho S Ramaswamy passes away
• Earth observation satellite Resourcesat-2A launched
• 11 MoUs signed during PETROTECH 2016
• RBI releases fifth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2016-17
• Mobile banking service SIMsePAY launched in Arunachal Pradesh

8 December 2016
• Triple Talaq is unconstitutional and violates rights of Muslim women: Allahabad High Court
• Serendipity Arts Festival (SAF) is scheduled to be held from 16 December
• PR Sreejesh takes charge as Goalkeeping Coach of India Under-21 hockey team
• Union Government announces package for promotion of Digital and Cashless Economy
• AirAsia India Summoned for FEMA violations
• Dress code back in Kerala’s Sree Padmanabhaswami Temple
• CM Pinarayi Vijayan launches Haritha Keralam Mission

9 December 2016
• SC modifies National Anthem order exempts differently abled
• President Pranab Mukherjee presents Shilp Guru Awards, National Awards to master crafts persons
• Civil nuclear cooperation agreement signed between India and Vietnam
• Liquor banned in three Uttarakhand districts
• Ravishankar Prasad launched Digishala TV Channel to promote cashless India

10 December 2016
• India-UK Conference on Ease of Doing Business concluded in Delhi
• Rajasthan High Court strikes down SBC quota for Gujjars, 5 other communities
• Nobel Peace Laureate Jose Ramos-Horta urged for peace in J&K

11 December 2016
• Pranab Mukherjee launches Kailash Satyarthi’s ‘100 Million for 100 Million’ campaign
• Virat Kohli is the fifth cricketer to score three double test centuries in a calendar year
• Narmada Seva Yatra launched in Madhya Pradesh
• Union Government to launch helpline number 14444 to promote digital payments
• Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stones for Rs 1152 Cr projects in Manipur

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