India This Week: 12 December-18 December 2011

Dec 20, 2011 17:26 IST

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12 December
•    Lord Swraj Paul, leading NRI industrialist was conferred with the Life Time Achievement award for his outstanding contributions in various fields

13 December

•    A parliamentary committee rejected proposal to allow 49% foreign direct investment in the insurance sector
•    The book Non-Stop India by journalist-author Mark Tully was launched in Chennai by Editor-in-Chief  of The Hindu

14 December
•    A book titled The Official Journey to Makkah Opus was unveiled by Prince Turki Bin Faisal Al Saud of Saudi Arab at pre-launch function in New Delhi
•    CRISIL Research released its report on profitability of textile companies

15 December
•    The Sangita Kalanidhi M.S. Subbulakshmi Award was presented to Trichy Sankaran at the inauguration of the 85th annual conference of the Music Academy in Chennai
•    SEBI directed intermediaries not to outsource their core business activities and compliance functions

16 December

•    India paid tribute to its martyred soldiers on the 40th Anniversary of Vijay Diwas
•    Reserve Bank of India left its policy rate unchanged at a three-year high of 8.5 per cent at its mid-quarter review.

17 December
•    Union Home Minister P Chidambaram inaugurated new administrative block and training facilities exclusively designed for NSG’s Chennai hub

18 December
•    Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Ajit Singh was inducted into the Union Cabinet as civil aviation minister
•    Poet Ram Nath Singh, popularly known as Adam Gondvi, breathed his last in Lucknow
•    World renowned architect and Goa's son-of-the-soil Charles Correa was bestowed with Goa's highest civilian honour, the Gomant Vibhushan

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