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India this Week:24 July to 30 July 2017

Aug 8, 2017 10:07 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 24 July to 30 July 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

24 July
• Kerala hosts literary festival with ‘Tolerance’ as theme
• Union Government launches SHe-box portal for sexual harassment complaints
• Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 introduced in Lok Sabha
• UR Rao, former ISRO chairman and man behind India's first satellite Aryabhatta, is no more
• UP Government announces to launch all-women 'Pink' AC buses with CCTV cameras
• Union Government launches mobile app Aarambh for road maintenance
• Rajya Sabha passes Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2017
• Renowned Indian scientist Yash Pal passes away
• India finishes 7th in Youth Commonwealth Games with 11 medals
• Mithali Raj named Captain of ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 team
• FSSAI bans stapler pins in tea bags from January 2018

25 July
• Somdev Devvarman to head Centre of Excellence at DLTA
• Uttarakhand records second highest tiger count in India

26 July
• Parliament passes Collection of Statistics (Amendment) Bill, 2017
• Union Cabinet approves revision of guidelines of Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme
• Cabinet approves new wage code bill to ensure minimum wage across all sectors
• Nitish Kumar resigns as Bihar Chief Minister

27 July
• N Dharam Singh, former Chief Minister of Karnataka, passes away
• Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar Chief Minister, Sushil Modi is his deputy
• Lok Sabha passes Companies Act (Amendment) Bill, 2016
• National Centre for Seismology launches app India Quake for Earthquake Parameter Dissemination
• No immediate arrest under dowry harassment law: Supreme Court
• PM Modi inaugurates Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial in Rameswaram
• Union Government launches Sagar Vani to alert coastal community

28 July
• Maharashtra government to launch pilot project to encourage use of bicycle
• Delhi Metro declared as world’s first green metro

29 July
• Jhulan Goswami and Subrata Bhattacharya felicitated by Mohun Bagan
• New Trade and Transit agreement between India and Bhutan comes into force
• Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launches Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2 in Mumbai
• Tiger bearing forests play mitigative role in combating climate change, says Harsh Vardhan

30 July

• India’s first unmanned tank Muntra launched

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