India this week: 5 October-11 October 2015

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

Oct 12, 2015 10:31 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 5 October to 11 October 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

5 October 2015
• WWF Report Hidden Himalayas: Asia’s Wonderland released
• Ministry of Commerce & Industry inaugurated Advantage Healthcare India 2015
• Shashi Kapoor honoured with Lifetime Achievement award at Jagran Fest
• Department of Biotechnology tied-up with Prakash Lab to distribute Foldscope to students
• Central Government launched KISAN Project and Hailstorm App for crop damage
• Second phase of Mission Indradhanush launched in 352 districts

6 October 2015

• RBI relaxed norms of FPI investment in Government Securities
• Three-member Achary panel recommended 400% hike in basic salary of Delhi MLAs
• 2016 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Conference to be held in New Delhi
• INS Astradharani commissioned into Indian Navy
• India’s GDP to grow at 7.5 percent in 2015: UNCTAD

7 October 2015
• Union Cabinet approved Framework for Cooperation in Blue Economy between India and Seychelles
• Union Cabinet approved setting up of three AllMS under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna
• Union Cabinet approved Productivity Linked Bonus for railway employees
• SC refused to modify its order limiting Aadhaar use to LPG, Kerosene and PDS
• Union Cabinet approved Protocol on Double Taxation Avoidance with Israel and Vietnam
• Union Cabinet approved construction of National War Memorial in Delhi
• High Level Anil Baijal Panel suggested Uniform Tax Treatment for CSR Works
• CCEA approved World Bank assisted National Watershed Management project Neeranchal
• NCC National Games declared open
• NGT directed commercial vehicles entering Delhi to pay Pollution Tax in addition to toll

8 October 2015
• Shweta Rathore became first Indian female bodybuilder to win silver in Asian body building championship
• EAC approved import of coal with higher ash content
• Swine Flu Vaccination for High-risk Groups made mandatory by Delhi Government
• Bombay HC ruled against ITAT order on Vodafone transfer pricing case
• Tata Power launched LED tube light scheme in Mumbai
• ICICI Bank launched mVisa-based Mobile Payment Service
• 83rd Air Force Day observed across India
• A R Rehman chosen for 2015 Hridaynath Mangeskar Award

9 October 2015
• Cyclist Deborah Herold became first-ever Indian to win five medals at Taiwan Cup
• Green Indian Mission Plans approved for four states
• Kerala Government launched Operation Valsalya to track missing children
• Andhra Pradesh Government launched e-Pragati project
• Retail major Future Group tied-up with Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved
• Wipro and First Book to provide 35000 new books to kids in need in 5 Cities in U.S. & Canada
• Veteran music director Ravindra Jain passed away
• Tapan Ray appointed to Board of Securities and Exchange Board of India
• Renowned Carnatic Flautist Natesan Ramani died

10 October 2015
• Sekhar Basu appointed as chairman of Atomic Energy Commission
• Veteran Tamil actress Manorama died

11 October 2015
• Article 370 is beyond amendment, repeal or abrogation: J&K High Court
• Punjab National Bank won Beighton Cup of Hockey
• Mission Abaas launched in Odisha to provide affordable houses to urban poor

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