India This Week: 5 September-11 September 2016

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

Sep 12, 2016 17:10 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 September to 11 September 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

5 September 2016
• Sikki, Pranaav clinched Brazil Open Grand Prix title
• World Health Organisation certifies Sri Lanka malaria-free
• Religare Enterprises appoints Sunil Godhwani as CEO
• Union Government launches Leprosy Case Detection campaign

6 September 2016
• Union Government launches dedicated pan-India helpline for power outages
• Hindustan Aeronautics Limited successfully tests Light Utility Helicopter
• West Odisha celebrates Nuakhai Festival
• Thithi wins Best Film Award at first BRICS Film Festival
• Union Government launches NIDHI for nurturing ideas and innovation into start ups

7 September 2016
• Union Government approves 450 crore rupees for Swadesh Darshan Scheme
• First edition of IoT India Congress begins in Bengaluru
• India, Kazakhstan Joint Exercise PRABAL DOSTYK-16 begins
• CK Asnani assumes charge as CMD of Uranium Corporation of India Limited
• Union Government launches Integration of DigiLocker with Driving Licenses and Vehicle Registration Certificates

8 September 2016
• ISRO launches advanced weather satellite INSAT-3DR
• Swachh Survekshan for rural areas released, Mandi and Sindhudurg topped the charts
• Assam’s Majuli becomes first island district of India
• GST Bill gets nod by President Pranab Mukherjee
• Gujarat CM dedicated 2 mbps connectivity to 6000 villages
• RBI cancelled certificate of registration of five NBFCs
• CBDT launches e-nivaran to resolve Income Tax grievances

9 September 2016
• Anjum Chopra becomes first Indian woman to be honoured with MCC life membership
• Sushil Kumar nominated for Padma Bhushan
• Civil Aviation Ministry prohibits use of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 phone on board aircraft
• Haryana bagged Best Horticulture State award

10 September 2016
• Mariyappan Thangavelu wins India’s first Gold medal at Rio Paralympic Games
• Sushmita Rai wins Bronze at World Martial Arts Masterships

11 September 2016
• Army Green beat Neroca FC 6-5 to lift Durand Cup
• HP government issues guidelines for scientific mining & transparent auction
• First BRICS Wellness Workshop concludes in Bengaluru
• Arvind Panagariya led task force on poverty files report, proposes new panel on BPL
• Indian Railways Men Hockey Team wins MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament
• Subramanian Swamy honoured with Tamil Ratna in US

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