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India This Week: 8 December-14 December 2014

Dec 15, 2014 18:32 IST

India this week provided by Jagranjosh.com covers the main events of the week 8 December – 14 December 2014. It will help students and aspirants preparing for competitive exams in memorizing the facts at one go just before the exams.

8 December 2014
• Rajya Sabha passed Textile Undertakings (Nationalisation) Laws (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2014
• Ministry of Railways inaugurated Wi-Fi broadband services at New Delhi railway station
• President launched Karnataka Mobile One App in Bengaluru for m-governance
• RBI notified revised FDI policy in Defence and Railways
• Delhi government banned Uber taxi services

9 December 2014

• Union Government and ATDC signed MoU for employment oriented training to youths
• SBI launched two Composite Indices to track monthly and yearly economic trends
• Advanced version of Mark-II Pinaka Rocket successfully test-fired from Chandipur in Odisha

10 December 2014
• Union Home Ministry removed Section 309 of IPC decriminalizing attempt to suicide
• Union Cabinet approved creation of five posts of ASG at High Courts
• CCEA approved implementation of Tea Development and Promotion Scheme
• Anurag Jain appointed as the Joint Secretary in Prime Minister's Office
• Tata Power acquired 540 MW thermal power plant for 3000 crore rupees
• Union Cabinet approved to set up 500 crore rupees Credit Guarantee Fund for factoring for MSME units
• WWF-India launched project Mobile Apps for Climate Change

11 December 2014

• Union Government brought 52 new drugs under NPPA control
• RIL named former UK judge as its arbitrator in gas dispute
• Andhra Pradesh CM Nara Chandrababu Naidu launched Farmers Debt Redemption Scheme
• IAF launched second phase of air combat game called Guardian of the Skies
• Nine species of bush frogs discovered in Western Ghats

12 December 2014

• PM Narendra Modi launched Born Again on the Mountain by Arunima Sinha
• Maharashtra government declared Dahi Handi as adventurous sport
• ICICI Bank launched India’s first transparent credit card in association with American Express

13 December 2014

• Indian Navy won fifth edition of Admirals Cup for Sailing Regatta
• Nation remembered and paid homage to martyrs of Parliament attack

14 December 2014
• National Energy Conservation Day observed

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