India This Week: 9 February–15 February 2015

India this week provided by aims to help students and aspirants of various competitive exams.

Feb 16, 2015 11:05 IST
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India this week provided by aims to help students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the week 9 February to 15 February 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

9 February 2015
• Religious decrees cannot override the written code of law: SC
• Union Ministry for Health & Family Welfare launched National Deworming Initiative
• Four new species of Fish discovered in Kerala
• Adani Enterprises, Rajasthan Government signed MoU to set up 10000 MW Solar Park
• Siemens bagged orders worth 450 crore rupees from Varanasi-based Diesel Locomotive Works
• Naveen Chopra appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Vodafone India
• Kiran Bedi released comic book titled Kiran Bedi — Kaise Bani Top Cop
• M Ravindran appointed as Chairman of Indraprastha Gas Limited
• Vinod Mehta awarded with Yash Bharti Samman 2015 by UP Government

10 February 2015
• Union Government approved increase of authorised Share Capital of NMDFC
• Delhi Legislative Assembly elections 2015 results declared
• Facebook, Reliance Communications Ltd tied up to provide free Internet access to people
• ICICI Bank launched India's first digital bank, Pockets
• Union Health minister declared 10 February as National Deworming Day

11 February 2015

• Web-based tool Atrocity Tracking and Monitoring System launched
• India Cements Limited transferred IPL team Chennai Super Kings franchise to CSKC Limited
• 35th National Games mascot Ammu named in Limca Book of Records
• Union Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports revised Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar Scheme
• Himachal Pradesh Government launched Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System Project
• West Bengal Government launched Micro Business Credit Card to boost MSME sector
• Aditya Birla Chemicals to merge with Grasim Industries
• Star India Pvt Ltd acquired Telugu television channel Maa Television Network Ltd
• Uber introduced two new India-specific safety features
• Krishna Chaudhary took charge as DG of ITBP
• Brigade of Guards and Sikh Regiment jointly awarded Best Marching Contingents on Republic Day 2015
• Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Awards conferred by Thaawar Chand Gehlo

12 February 2015
• Union Government approved revised Guidelines for Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
• BIS announced to develop Standards for Solid Waste Management and Potable Drinking Water
• Union Government issued guidelines to tackle increasing number of H1N1 cases
• RBI decided to bring back one rupee notes
• Parle Products launched nationwide Litter Free Campaign
• Odisha Chief Information Commissioner Tarun Kanti Mishra resigned
• Union Government constituted SIT to reinvestigate 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases

13 February 2015

• Vanaj 2015, the first National Tribal Festival
• SC directed CBI to probe RBI and SEBI in multi-crore chit-fund scam
• Tintu Luka won gold in 800m in 35th National Games
• Balasubramaniam Venkataramani appointed as MD & CEO of Multi Commodity Exchange
• Vanaj 2015, the first National Tribal Festival
• Telugu novelist Kesava Reddy passed away

14 February 2015
• Ancient Vishnu idol found in Punjab's Tran Taran
• Arvind Kejriwal sworn-in as Chief Minister of Delhi
• Third National Lok Adalat disposed 56000 cases, disbursed 265 crore rupees for final settlement
• Election Commission announced to launch Electoral Roll Authentication Mission
• 35th National Games concluded in Thiruvananthapuram
• Bihar State Cabinet approved the inclusion of Dusadh caste in Mahadalit category
• Muthoot Group tied-up with WWF for its Friends for Life project
• BrahMos missile successfully test-fired from INS Kolkata

15 February 2015
• Virat Kohli became the first Indian cricketer to score a century against Pakistan in World Cup
• Chhattisgarh Government awarded for Renewable Power Development in the State
• Dr. Tessy Thomas, Geeta Varadan jointly named for Nayudamma Award 2014

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