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India This Week: 6 June-12 June 2016

Jun 13, 2016 14:52 IST

India this week provided by Jagranjosh.com intends to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

6 June 2016
• V Narayanasamy sworn-in as Chief Minister of Puducherry
• Swachh Yug campaign to make gram panchayats along Ganga open defecation free
• Dia Mirza named Ambassador for Swachh Saathi programme
• Guwahati declares Gangetic River Dolphin as its ‘city animal’
• Delhi Government approves solar policy with 1 GW target by 2020
• Kulmeet Bawa appointed Adobe MD for South Asia
• Ashok Ganapathy appointed as Director of Airtel Business

7 June 2016
• Union Government launched Surya Mitra Mobile App
• Mirza Imtiyaz Judicial Commission constituted to probe Mathura violence
• Shahid Rasool takes charge as Director of Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia
• Lucknow to host Men’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2016
• Tintu Luka won silver at Josef Odlozil Memorial Athletics Meet in Prague
• India, ADB sign $120 mn loan pact for irrigation in Odisha

8 June 2016
• Indian Reserve Battalion to be named after Maharana Pratap
• Veteran Journalist KK Katyal passes away
• Union Government to introduce International Yoga Award Scheme
• Internet Saathi, Google and Tata’s joint-initiative, launched in West Bengal
• G Kalyanakrishnan took over as Chief Executive of Nuclear Fuel Complex

9 June 2016
• Union Government releases the Road Accidents in India 2015 Report
• PM Modi concluded five-nation tour to Afghanistan, Qatar, Switzerland, the USA and Mexico
• NRDC inks MoA with Andhra Pradesh government to establish smart agribusiness platform network

10 June 2016
• Union Railway Minister dedicates Champaran Satyagrah Express at Motihari
• Satya Pal Jain appointed as Law Commission member
• India Post launches logo and tagline design contest for India Post Payments Bank

11 June 2016
• Union Ministry of Civil Aviation proposes passenger centric amendments to CARs
• Veteran journalist Inder Malhotra passes away

12 June 2016
• Noted Playwright and Actor Achyut Lahkar passes away
• Saina Nehwal lifts Australian Open Super Series Badminton trophy
• Kishore Tiwari-headed Task Force on Farmers submitted its report to Maharashtra Government

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