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India This week:10 July to 16 July 2017

Jul 19, 2017 13:13 IST

India this week is provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that occurred from 10 July to 16 July 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

10 July
• India, US, Japan begin Malabar Exercise 2017
• Union Government signs MoU with West Bengal to set up Centre of Excellence in Transfusion Medicine
• Union Government launches new tax payer service module Aaykar Setu
• IROAF wins Golden Peacock Award for Eco Innovation for the year 2017
• President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates Ashiana Annexe in Dehradun

11 July
• A R Rahman shortlisted for World Soundtrack Award - Public Choice
• Gopalkrishna Gandhi named as Opposition’s Candidate for Vice Presidential Election 2017
• Forensic expert Pakkiriswamy Chandra Sekharan passes away
• Ravi Shastri is new coach of Indian Cricket Team
• NGT imposes complete ban on nylon and synthetic manja
• Rajasthan becomes first State to fix minimum education qualification for cooperative body poll
• Government empowers Army to procure weapons systems, military platforms for short intense wars

12 July
• Railways Ministry launches RailCloud Project, NIVARAN-Grievance Portal and CTSE Scheme
• India to host 8th edition of Theatre Olympics
• Justice Vikramajit Sen appointed as Chairperson of BCCC
• Mithali Raj shatters record; becomes first player to score 6000 runs in women’s ODI cricket
• Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma launches LIFE programme at Songsak
• Google acquires Bengaluru-based startup Halli Labs

13 July
• NGT declares 100m area from edge of Ganga as No-development Zone
• GST Rates: Services by Educational Institution to students are exempted from Tax
• Union Government forms Directorate to flag high-risk areas in Customs, GST
• DIPP to set up India’s first TISC in Punjab
• OECD releases Government at a Glance 2017 report: India tops OECD list of countries
• Aarthi Subramanian appointed as Chief Digital Officer of Tata Sons Group
• Raipur's Swami Vivekananda Airport ranked first in Customer Satisfaction Index Survey

14 July
• Saraswati, a supercluster of galaxies, discovered by Indian scientists
• Railways Minister dedicates country's first solar powered DEMU train to nation
• Karnataka government appoints panel to design its own state flag

15 July

• Maryam Mirzakhani, Fields Medal winner, passes away
• 2017 IIFA awards: Alia and Shahid win Best Actors for Udta Punjab

16 July
• Former Sikkim CM Nar Bahadur Bhandari passes away
• Geological team discovers millions of precious minerals under Indian seabed
• PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate APJ Abdul Kalam's memorial

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