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India This Week: 7 April-13 April 2014

Jagranjosh.com provides a segment named India this week to help the candidates of competitive exams to revise the latest updates of the week.

Apr 14, 2014 13:00 IST
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Jagranjosh.com provides a segment named India this week to help the candidates of competitive exams to revise the latest updates of the week. Read the section to keep youself updated.

7 April 2014
• Holcim announced to buy Lafarge to create Cement giant
• India's Heena Sidhu clinched World's No. 1 spot in 10 mts air pistol event
• Dhoni named captain of ICC World T20 team
• Itanagar got its first passenger train
• Ashish Bose foremost demographer died at 83
• VK Murthy, the renowned cinematographer died
• SAP appointed Ravi Chauhan as MD for India

8 April 2014
• India's first aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant sold for 60 crore rupees

9 April 2014
• WB projected economic growth rate of 5.7% for India in 2014-15 fiscal
• Sachin became 1st Indian cricketer on cover page of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack
    
10 April 2014
• Shompens of Andaman & Nicobar islands casted votes for the first time for Lok Sabha
• Piramal sold its 11 percent stake in Vodafone India for 8900 crore rupees
• Bangalore based Aditi Technologies acquired by Symphony Teleca Corp

11 April 2014    
• SBI launched Twitter handle account
• Justice G Rohini appointed as the first women Chief Justice of Delhi High Court
• President conferred Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowships 2013
• Book entitled The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh authored by Dr. Sanjaya Baru released

12 April 2014
• Mizoram Government refused to repatriate Bru refugees within three months
• Legendary Poet Gulzar selected for the Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2013
• Auto industry faces demand slump; car sales fall for 2nd consecutive fiscal

13 April 2014
• SSB to induct Women as Combat Officers
• India became net steel exporter after a gap of 6 years

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