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India This Week: 6 January-12 January 2014

Jan 13, 2014 15:35 IST

Use the India this week of the week to grasp an idea of the latest happenings of the country. These will help you in revising the events and happenings of the month. This section is beneficial for the candidates who want to revise the current affairs at a glance.

6 January 2014
• Justice A K Ganguly resigned as chairman of WBHRC
• Government of India announced Jeevan Raksha Padak for 37 people
• Dhanu Yatra of Bargarh started in Odisha
• Reserve Bank of India selected CCIL as Legal Entity Identifier
• RBI allowed Indian companies to issue non-convertible debentures

7 January 2014
• Delhi High Court ruled CAG can audit telecom companies
• Prithvi II, the nuclear capable Surface-to-Surface missile, successfully test-fired
• Government launched India’s first comprehensive adolescent health programme
• Union Ministry of Human Resource Development announced Maulana Azad Taleem-e-Baligan scheme
• Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Awards conferred by Kumari Selja
• Supreme Court gave notice to the government to revive KG-basin gas

8 January 2014
• RBI panel recommended setting up of specialized banks to cater to low income households
• Munish Sharda appointed as MD and CEO of Future Generali Life
• Business confidence would improve in Q1 of 2014: Dun and Bradstreet Survey
• Coal Block allocation can be cancelled even if huge investments are made: SC
• RBI relaxed Gold loan norms to lend up to 75 percent loan
• Report titled Estimation of retreat of Gangotri glacier released by GBPIHED

9 January 2014
• Government gave nod to Guidelines for transparent TV ratings
• EC called off ties with Google to register new voters
• SC directed Sahara to disclose source of 22885 crore rupees refund
• Cabinet approved the guidelines for the television rating agencies
• Union Government introduced Know India Programme for young Overseas Indians
• DRH issued new Guidelines to give psychological help to molestation victims
• Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards conferred by the President
• Nirbheek, India's first gun for women, launched
• Ministry of Environment and Forest approved Tawang II hydroelectric project

10 January 2014
• World Hindi Day observed on 10 January
• CCEA approved renaming of Mill Gate Price Scheme as Yarn Supply Scheme
• Gorakhpur railway station entered Limca Book of Records as world’s longest platform
• POSCO got Environmental Clearance nod for 52000 crore rupees Steel Plant in Odisha

11 January 2014

• Government notified new natural Gas Pricing Formula

12 January 2014
• Andhra Pradesh bagged Oil and Gas Conservation Award, 2013
• P.K.Goyal won Best CFO Award
• IRDA issued guidelines for investment in Equity Exchange Traded Funds
• IRDA formed Suresh Mathur panel to suggest ways to improving FDI
• Indian Economy GDP growth rate to be revised for 2011-12

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