India This Week: 9 January–15 January 2017

India this week is a section provided by to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams.

Jan 16, 2017 12:10 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 that occurred between 9 January and 15 January 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

9 January 2017
• World’s largest street light replacement programme dedicated to the nation in New Delhi
• PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Nobel Prize Exhibition
• ISRO, CNES sign agreement on satellite launch technology
• PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India's first international stock exchange at Gift city
• IIT Kharagpur alumnus Parag Havaldar wins Technical Oscar Award

10 January 2017
• SC directs Union Government to submit NGOs’ audit report by March 2017
• Union Government inaugurates International Conference & Exhibition on Reinforced Plastics
• Indian Railways launches IRCTC Rail Connect mobile app
• Environment Ministry invites comments on Draft Notification for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Dog Breeding and Marketing) Rules, 2016

11 January 2017
• Regional Conference of Labour Ministers of Southern States held at Chennai
• Manish Tewari appointed as Distinguished Senior Fellow of Atlantic Council

12 January 2017
• Set up body to look into complaints against TV channels: SC
• MoUs worth Rs. 8835 crore signed in textile sector during Vibrant Gujarat 2017
• Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary observed as National Youth Day
• Second Scorpene class submarine Khanderi launched in Mumbai
• India successfully test-fires Guided Pinaka rocket
• India's first solar power boat launched in Kerala

13 January 2017
• Expert Group on SECC submitted report
• Aakhiri Ahuti, Free-of-cost service to ferry remains of NE people, launched
• CBDT signed BAPA with Indian subsidiary of Japanese trading company

14 January 2017
• 62nd Filmfare awards presented in Mumbai
• SpaceX launches Cluster of Iridium Satellites from California
• Zhou Youguang, father of Pinyin writing system, dies

15 January 2017
• 69th Army Day celebrated on 15 January
• First Ever Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union Dance Festival concluded in Hyderabad

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