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India This Week: 9 March–15 March 2015

Mar 16, 2015 17:44 IST

India this week is a section provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the week 9 March to 15 March 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

9 March 2015
• Mass nesting of Olive Ridley turtles started in Ganjam district of Odisha
• Industrialist Deepak Khaitan died
• Veerappa Moily selected for Saraswati Samman 2014
• Prime Minister launched India’s first indigenously developed rotavirus vaccine Rotavac
• Union Government released Digital Gender Atlas for Advancing Girls Education
• PHD Research Bureau released a Survey on working women in Delhi
• First Kisan Call Centre of North-East opened in Agartala, Tripura

10 March 2015
• 1998 Asian Games gold-medallist Dingko Singh included in National Boxing Selection panel
• Former Lok Sabha member Sadashivrao Dadoba Mandlik died
• Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs released the data of top ten Corporate of 2014
• Land Acquisition (amendment) Bill, 2015 passed in Lok Sabha
• Attorney General is a public authority under the RTI Act, 2005: High Court of Delhi
• Maharashtra government started helpline for distressed adolescents

11 March 2015
• Veteran sports journalist K Baskaran died
• Union Government appointed Nine Executive Directors in Public Sector Banks
• High Courts cannot entertain plea against Armed Forces Tribunal: Supreme Court
• Delhi government decided to enhance financial powers of bureaucrats

12 March 2015
• Rajya Sabha passed Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2015 by voice vote
• Karnataka clinched eighth Ranji title of cricket
• N Sakthan elected as Speaker of Kerala Assembly
• Union Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers launched Pharma Jan Samadhan scheme

13 March 2015
• Supreme Court sought information on number of prisoners in jail from Union Government
• Mumbai HC directed Maharashtra Government to set up a redressal mechanism against noise pollution

14 March 2015
• Union Ministry DoNER announced to appoint Mary Kom as the brand ambassador of the NE region
• Veteran Gandhian Narayanbhai Desai died

15 March 2015
• Services won the 69th edition of Santosh Trophy of Football
• Development officers working in LIC are not workmen under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947: SC

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