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India This Week: 9 December-15 December 2013

Dec 16, 2013 15:15 IST

India this Week section will help the students in getting themselves update with the latest happening in India in an easier manner. The section provides the headlines of the week are essential for the students preparing for competitive exams. Any student who wishes to revise his/her syllabus with just the important headlines of the India can go through this section.

9 December 2013
• BJP won Assembly Elections 2013 in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
• Election Commission to recognize Aam Aadmi Party as State Party in Delhi

10 December 2013
• Red Beacons are allowed for Constitutional posts and high dignitaries: Supreme Court
• The Last King of Mysore Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wodeyar Died
• Panruti Ramachandran retired from active Politics
• Wipro Chairman Azim Premji received ET Lifetime Achievement Award 2013

11 December 2013
• Homosexuality is offence: Supreme Court
• Supreme Court ordered Centre and States to make 22 CBI courts functional across India
• Supreme Court Judge Justice GS Singhvi retired
• IIT alumnus in top ten list of US startup Founders
• Fortune 500 Indian companies list released

12 December 2013
• Union Cabinet Approved Changes in Code of Conduct for Ministers to Check Misuse of Bureaucrats
• CCEA approved Panchayati Raj Ministry proposal on BRGF
• Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag designated as the Vice Chief of Army Staff
• The Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India met in Kolkata
• Mary Kom Autobiography titled Unbreakable unveiled

13 December 2013
• The Code of Conduct for Ministers for Union and State Governments has been revised
• Cabinet approved the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2011
• Inflation soared up to 11.24%, industrial production shrank to 1.8%
• Torrent Pharmaceuticals signed agreement with Elder Pharma for 2004 crore Rupees
• CVR Rajendran appointed CMD of Andhra Bank

14 December 2013
• Krishna Iyer appointed CEO of Wal-Mart India
• Lal Thanhawla sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Mizoram for second successive term
• Former footballer, Babul Phukan died in Guwahati

15 December 2013
• Union Labour Minister, Sis Ram Ola died
• Chinese troops detained Indian porters at Chumar in eastern Ladakh
• Harsh Kumar Bhanwala appointed Chairman of NABARD
• BJP Organised 'Run for Unity' Across the Country


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