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India This Week: 7 December-13 December 2015

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

Dec 14, 2015 12:45 IST
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India this week is a section provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of 7 December to 13 December 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

7 December 2015
• Atomic Energy (Amendment) Bill, 2015 introduced in Lok Sabha
• SC directed State and UT Governments to consider acid-attack victims under Disabled Quota
• Rajya Sabha passed Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2015
• ONGC joined World Bank’s Zero Routine Flaring by 2030 Initiative
• General Motors India appointed Kaher Kazem as President and MD
• Ola appointed Joy Bandekar as Corporate President
• Armed Forces Flag Day observed across India
• Indo-Russia bilateral naval exercise Indra Navy-15 began in Visakhapatnam

8 December 2015

• Union Government and NTC signed MoU for establishing a Technology Centre at Kanpur
• MSDE and DHI signed MoU for skill development in manufacturing sector
• Pune, Rajkot became interim IPL franchises to replace CSK, RR
• Yes Bank announced to mobilize 5 billion US dollars for climate action by 2020
• Hetero became first Indian company to receive DGCI’s approval for hepatitis C drug

9 December 2015
• Union Cabinet approved 4000 crore rupees proposal for shipbuilding industry
• Operationalise Organised Crimes Investigation Agency by 1 December 2016: SC
• Lok Sabha passed Indian Trusts (Amendment) Bill, 2015
• Union Cabinet approved amendments in the National Waterways Bill, 2015
• Union Cabinet approved Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015
• Rohit Sharma became co-owner of UP Warriors in Pro Wrestling League
• Naseeruddin Shah honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at Dubai International Film Festival

10 December 2015
• India Health Report: Nutrition 2015 released
• Union Government slashed Minimum Export Price of onions to 400 dollar per tonne
• NGT gave directions to keep River Ganga Pollution Free
• Supreme Court upheld Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015
• Sharad Pawar’s autobiography Life On My Terms released

11 December 2015
• National Commission for Safai Karamcharis recommended making it a Permanent and Statutory Body
• Quick Estimates of IIP and Use-Based Index for October 2015 released
• DuPont and Dow Chemical Company announced to merge to form DowDuPont
• Wipro won 2015 Aegis Graham Bell Award for innovation in IoT
• Mumbai Police Commissioner Ahmad Javed appointed as Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

12 December 2015
• Government of India signed MoU to establish three IIITs on PPP mode
• Renowned agro-economist and farmer’s leader Sharad Joshi died
• Losar, the biggest Tibetan Buddhist Festival, began in Ladakh region

13 December 2015
• Vijay Kumar won gold in the 59th National shooting championship
• Legendary actor Dilip Kumar conferred with Padma Vibhushan

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