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India This Week: 5 May-11 May 2014

Jagranjosh.com provides a section named India this week to help the aspirants of competitive exams...

May 12, 2014 17:52 IST
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Jagranjosh.com provides a section named India this week to help the aspirants of competitive exams to revise the latest updates of the past week at a glance. The India this Week provides almost all the important incidences and events of the previous week, which may be asked in any of the exams.

5 May 2014
• K Natarajan takes over as 21st Command of Coast Guard Region (A&N)
• Travel planning launches Portal Tripigator.com in Partnership with Incredible India

6 May 2014
• BCCI suspends Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) & appointed ad-hoc body to run its Cricket Affairs
• RBI allows the minors of age above 10 years to open Savings bank accounts
• SC upheld validity of Right to Education Act, 2009
• Government approval not required to probe senior bureaucrats on corruption charges: SC
• Book entitled A Stamp Is Born authored by C. R. Pakrashi released
• Five Nuclear Powers signed a protocol on Central Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free-Zone Treaty

7 May 2014
• DGCA issues Guidelines to Operators for Real Time Tracking of Aircrafts
• SC bans Jallikattu and bullock cart races
• DGCA approves the Flying License of AAIPL
• SC quashes Kerala law on Mullaperiyar dam and ordered water level can be raised

8 May 2014

• New dancing frog species scientifically known as Micrixalidae found in Western Ghats
• Archana Ramasundaram appointed as first Woman Additional Director of CBI
• President of India launches Indigenous Card payment System Rupay
• SEBI exempts Etihad from making open offer in Jet deal
• India honoured with New Frontiers Award 2014

9 May 2014
• New species of snake Himalayanus discovered in Himalayas
• Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Janardhan Reddy dies
• SC orders CBI probe into Saradha chit fund scam
• Indian Railways launches a book entitled India Junction – A Window to the Nation

10 May 2014
• UP government orders magisterial inquiry into group clashes in Meerut
• Hinduja Brothers emerges as richest in UK

11 May 2014
• Cipla announces to invest in Chase Pharmaceuticals to develop Alzheimer's drug

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