India This Week: 8 September-14 September 2014

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Sep 15, 2014 13:26 IST
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India this week is a section provided by to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the week 8 September to 14 September 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

8 September 2014
• Union Government mandated scientists to undertake lectures in Public schools & colleges
• Union Government extended deadline for employees to file details of assets
• MoU signed between NAWADCO and NBCC for the development of WAQF Properties
• SC asked Union Government to reinstate Rajeshwar singh as Deputy Director of ED
• H Devaraj Committee reported most deemed universities not fit for being a university
• Suresh Kumar became first Indian to visit Stratosphere
• Marin Cilic won Men's Singles title of US open
• Tribal bodies in Tripura rejected demand for a separate state Twipraland

9 September 2014
• Uttarakhand Government declared 9 September as Himalaya Diwas
• Union Civil Aviation Ministry launched no-frills airport in five cities
• Union Civil Aviation Ministry launched Know Your Rights Portal
• Bhartendu Harishchandra Awards conferred
• Indian institutions IARI and NAAS awarded Doctor Honoris Causa to FAO Director-General
• RBI fixed the upper age limit at 70 years for M.D. and CEO in private sector banks
• Highest percentage of hired workers in India is in Arunachal Pradesh: 6th Economic Census
• Union Government cleared 679-member squad for Asian Games
• Tata Technologies Ltd appointed Warren Harris as MD and CEO
• Bihar government recognised transgender as third gender
• Puducherry's Police Department established a Rape Crisis Intervention Centre
• Assam government withdrew Assamese as official language from Barak Valley

10 September 2014
• SC asked Union government to respond on Delhi Government Formation by October 10
• SC issued notice to Union and all State governments on wetland conservation
• CCEA approved implementation of ICDP scheme in 12th Five Year Plan
• Union Government approved 28 road projects in Ladakh region in J & K
• Subhash Chandra Garg appointed as Executive Director of World Bank
• President Pranab Mukherjee presented Saakshar Bharat Awards 2014
• Dr. Kamal Bawa won MIDORI Prize in Biodiversity 2014
• CCEA approved stake sale in CIL, ONGC and NHPC
• ICICI launched Cardless Cash Withdrawal service
• Rajasthan HC ordered end of caste based discrimination at crematoriums
• SC questioned logic behind Kerala's new liquor policy
• HP government signed MoU with GVK-EMRI for free ambulance drop-back service scheme

11 September 2014
• Union Government announced to fund Swachh Vidyalaya campaign
• Union government sought clarification from SC on its verdict on transgender
• PMO constituted committee to facilitate utilization of Mineral resources in Meghalaya
• Freedom Fighter and Journalist Jitendra Chandra Paul died
• Strategic Force Command of India successfully test-fired Agni-I missil
• SEBI censured BSE for guilty of lapses in share sale of NMDC
• Union Government launched RVC service for smooth transportation of perishable goods
• Moody's Analytics released a report titled India outlook: Prospects Brighten
• Raya Power to set up 50 MW solar parks in Andhra Pradesh
• Union government decided to wind up HMT Watches
• Union Home Minister inaugurated integration of BSF with BISAG at Bhuj in Gujarat
• Puducherry CM presented Tax free budget for 2014-15 financial year

12 September 2014

• West Bengal cabinet cleared farmer-friendly project Sech-Bandhu Prakalpa to boost irrigation
• SC ruled 3 percent quota for disabled persons in all government jobs
• Narendra Ambwani elected as chairman of the Advertising Standards Council of India
• Delhi Government to charge one rupee cess on cigarette and liquor to promote public transport

13 September 2014
• FICCI’s Economic Outlook Survey estimated India’s GDP growth rate at 5.6 percent in 2014-15
• Chitresh Tatha is the youngest sailor at the Asian Games 2014

14 September 2014
• ASSOCHAM estimated J&K floods caused losses of 5700 crore rupees to state’s economy
• Educationist Kireet Joshi died
• India observed Hindi Divas on 14 September
• RBI closed six UCBs suspected of money laundering
• HS Prannoy won Indonesian masters title

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