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India This Week: 7 November-13 November 2016

Nov 14, 2016 10:15 IST

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 the 7 November to 13 November 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

7 November 2016
• Union Government approves liberalised blacklisting norms for arms companies
• Union Government launches Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan
• RBI issues Clarifications on Hedging for External Commercial Borrowings
• 39th Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation Awards conferred
• Vinod Rai appointed as Chairman of Fund Trustee and Advisory Commission of Kerala
• President Pranab Mukherjee presents Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards
• Ratnesh Kumar appointed MD and CEO of BoB Capital Markets
• Indian Army’s Demchok mission completed
• RBI appoints M Rajeshwar Rao as Executive Director
• Seventh edition of the Conference of the Parties begins in Noida

8 November 2016
• Government Bans Tender of Rs 500 & Rs 1000 Currency 08 November 2016 Midnight
• Archaeologists to use airborne lasers to examine Rajgir’s history
• RBI notifies withdrawal of Legal Tender Character of existing 500 and 1000 rupees bank notes
• RBI issues new series of Rs 500 & Rs 2000 notes with improved features
• Amitav Ghosh to be honored with Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award
• SC asks government to devise Common Minimum Programme to deal with pollution
• Uttarakhand High Court directs declaring hill stations as eco-sensitive
• India’s first LNG-powered bus launched in Kerala
• Anil Bokil: The real brain behind the currency withdrawal move

9 November 2016
• 1st International Agro-biodiversity Congress concluded with adoption of Delhi Declaration
• An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India authored by Shashi Tharoor released
• Narendra Modi to be mascot of Incredible India campaign
• Union Government launches Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana
• Deposits above Rs 2.5 lakh to face tax, penalty on mismatch
• Global Rajasthan Agritech held in Jaipur
• Ishaat Hussain appointed as interim Chairman of TCS
• Union Government launched Healthy India Initiative magazine and No More Tension mobile app
• Competition Commission of India selected to host ICN 2018 Annual Conference
• INSV Mhadei Flagged Off with an all-women crew

10 November 2016
• Union Government launches digital initiative Smart India Hackathon 2017
• Marta Jakimowicz selected for Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 by Lalithakala Academy
• Mumbai's Western Railways wins Surjit Trophy
• Maharashtra, Canada to work on urban infra, smart cities
• Radio Kashmir Jammu starts Morning Gojri News Bulletin
• Noted geophysicist Janardhan Negi passes away
• Gujarat government to open generic medicine stores for poor patients

11 November 2016
• Punjab’s 2004 law terminating SYL agreement unconstitutional: Supreme Court

12 November 2016
• Tejaswin smashes 12yr old national senior record in high jump
• Narinder Batra elected as International Hockey Federation’s President

13 November 2016
• Union Government launches ‘Kahin Bhi-Kabhi Bhi’ medical facilities for ESIC beneficiaries of Delhi
• First set of new 500 banknotes rolled out in SBI branches
• 2 Lakh diesel vehicles go off road in Delhi
• SSP Chawrasia wins 2016 Resorts World Manila Masters

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