India This Week: 7 October-13 October 2013

Oct 14, 2013 12:51 IST

India this Week section mainly focuses on the latest developments of the country. The section will help the aspirants of competition examination to know about the weeks happenings.

7 October 2013
• Lalu Prasad Yadav Convicted in the Fodder Scam
• Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Launched Two Schemes to Empower the Consumers
• Union Cabinet Approved National Policy on Universal Electronic Accessibility
• Karan Thapar Chosen for IPI-India Award for Excellence in Journalism 2013

8 October 2013
• The Union Cabinet Approved on the National Identification Authority of India Bill
• 3 percent Reservation for Disabled Persons in all Govt Jobs mandatory: SC
• First Mega Food Park in Uttar Pradesh Established at Jagdishpur

9 October 2013
• Union Cabinet Approved Special Board for Hyderabad-Karnataka Region
• Election Commission Appointed 42 Awareness Observers for Assembly Polls in 5 States
• HRD Ministry Announced to Launch 50 DTH Educational Channels
• Supreme Court Directed Election Commission to Install VVPAT System in EVMs for 2014 Polls
• Union Government Reconstituted the Group of Ministers (GoM) on Telangana

10 October 2013
• MS Swaminathan Selected for Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for the Year 2012
• Cyclonic Storm Phailin hit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
• Empowered Committee on Cinematograph Act Submitted Report to Ministry of I & B

11 October 2013
• The Third Curve: a Book Written by Film Director Mansoor Khan Released
• President approved appointment of Seven Judges to Madras High Court

12 October 2013
• India Post launched International Money Transfer Service- Instant Cash
• Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh concluded four-day visit to Brunei and Indonesia
• Varun Arora won UN Award for 'Open Curriculum' Web Platform

13 October 2013
• Many People Killed and Several Injured near a Temple in Madhya Pradesh


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