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India This Week: 9 June-15 June 2014

Jun 16, 2014 12:45 IST

India this week brought to you by Jagranjosh.com intends to equip the students and aspirants of various competitive exams with calendar of most important events that has happened in India in the week 9 June – 15 June 2014. It will help them revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

9 June 2014
• Sikkim Government notified to provide 12 percent job reservation for BPL candidates
• RBI simplified KYC norms for opening bank account
• Kerala passed a resolution seeking Union Government’s mediation on Mullaperiyar dam issue
• Union MoRTH & Union MoHFW signed MoU to provide HIV preventive services
• Phase II of Project Seabird in Karwar in Karnataka got environment clearance
• Somasundaram conferred with Bharat Ratna JRD Award for 2013
• Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos successfully test-fired from indigenous warship INS Kolkata

10 June 2014
• Canara Bank opened its seventh overseas branch in New York, USA
• Madhya Pradesh Government donated one crore rupees for restoration of Gandhi’s Tolstoy Farm in South Africa
• Sirikonda Madhusudhana Chary became first speaker of Telangana Legislative Assembly
• Narendra Modi scrapped four Standing Committees of Cabinet
• Biography of Dilip Kumar entitled The Substance and the Shadow released

11 June 2014
• Delhi LG Najeeb Jung approved Rapid rail link to Alwar, Panipat and Meerut
• Tropical cyclone Nanauk emerged in Arabian Sea
• Jitu Rai won Silver medal in 10m air pistol at Munich Shooting World Cup
• Vishal Sikka appointed as CEO of Infosys
• Uttarakhand Assembly held outside the capital Dehradun for the first time at Gairsain

12 June 2014
• Gujarat Government got approval from NCA to raise Sardar Sarovar Dam’s height to 138.68 metres.
• Commemorative postage stamps on 2014 FIFA World Cup released by PM Narendra Modi
• Rasik Ravindra, an Indian scientist, elected to UN Commission on Limits to Continental Shelf (UNCLCS)
• Three day Leh Festival began in Leh region of J&K

13 June 2014
• Maharashtra government approved bifurcation of Thane district to carve out the 36th district of State named Palghar
• BHEL commissioned 68 MW Unit at Rampur Hydro Electric Project in Himachal Pradesh
• India became permanent signatory to Washington Accord that will substantially increase global employment opportunities for technical and engineering graduates of India
• C Radhakrishnan selected for Moortidevi Award
• Indo-French Air Exercise Garuda V concluded at Jodhpur
• Lt Gen Amit Sharma appointed as Commander-in-Chief of Strategic Forces Command
• The Book titled Warrior State written by T V Paul presented to Vice-President

14 June 2014
• Murli Kartik announced his retirement from all forms of cricket
• Shaktikanta Das appointed as the Union Revenue Secretary
• Narendra Modi dedicated INS Vikramaditya to India

15 June 2014
• DMRC launched first Roof Top Solar Power Plant at Dwarka Sec21 metro station
• Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi made his first foreign tour to Bhutan

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