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India This Week: 8 May-14 May 2017

May 16, 2017 17:35 IST

India this week is provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that occurred between 8 May and 15 May 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

8 May 2017
• RJD Chief Lalu Prasad to be tried in all cases separately in multi-crore fodder scam case
• ICC Champions Trophy 2017: BCCI announces 15-member India squad
• Bharti Airtel and Ola Cabs tie-up to offer integrated digital services
• Union Home Minister addresses the Review Meeting of Left Wing Extremism affected States
• India elected as President of UN-Habitat, the United Nations’ Human Settlements Programme
• Olive Ridley to be mascot of Asian Athletics Championships

9 May 2017
• Justice Karnan is the first High Court judge to be sentenced to jail by Supreme Court
• PM urges Muslim community to take responsibility for initiating reform on Triple Talaq issue
• Union Government sets up a task force to compute reliable and timely employment data
• Vijay Goel Flagged Off four Clean Himalaya Expeditions
• Jhulan Goswami becomes highest wicket taker in Womens One Day Internationals
• India to replace its research station in Antarctica
• Only 606 bridges safe in Kerala
• Adityanath’s government to merge local bodies of Mathura-Vrindavan & Ayodhya-Faizabad
• Drug-resistant TB cases may spike in India by 2040: Study

10 May 2017
• PM Modi launches integrated case management system of Supreme Court
• Twitter elevates Taranjeet Singh as Country Director for India
• Sanjay Mitra appointed as Defence Secretary
• Shashank Manohar to complete his full term as ICC Chairman
• Asian Wrestling Championship: India's Harpreet Singh wins bronze in Greco-Roman weight category
• Seven athletes selected at GAIL Indian Speed Star Season II
• Rajasthan to launch action plans for reducing infant mortality rate
• Aruna Sundararajan appointed as Secretary of Department of Telecommunications

11 May 2017
• Kochi Metro Rail Ltd offers jobs to members from the transgender community
• Triple Talaq Case: Five SC judges of 5 different religions begin hearing pleas challenging Triple Talaq
• India celebrates 2017 National Technology Day
• Ahmedabad to host a mega-event to celebrate International Yoga Day
• IT Department simplifies linking PAN with Aadhaar for taxpayers
• India test-fires surface-to-air missile ‘Spyder’

12 May 2017
• Election Commission of India Launches National Contact Centre
• Amitabh Bachchan appointed as WHO’s goodwill ambassador for hepatitis
• Himachal Pradesh cabinet minister Karan Singh passes away
• TN Government to form a panel to study harmful 'Seemai Karuvelam' trees
• V K Saraswat appointed as Chancellor of JNU
• Yogi Adityanath to declare no school bag day in UP government schools
• Light Combat aircraft Tejas successfully test-fires air-to-air missile
• Union Government revises Base Year of WPI to 2011-2012 from 2004-05
• Union Government revises Base Year of IIP to 2011-2012 from 2004-05
• UPSC to share competitive exams scores online to boost employment
• Public Affairs Index 2017 released: Kerala secures 1st position

13 May 2017
• Two Researchers from IIT Madras generated white light from turmeric and pomegranate
• Indian Coir Sector’s export revenue touched all time high in fiscal 16-17
• Union Government launches Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine against Pneumonia

14 May 2017
• India imposes anti-dumping duty on glasses and Chinese radiators
• Mumbai airport busiest with 1 flight every 65 seconds

 

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