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India This Week: 26 March-1 April 2012

A compilation of all the important topics and events of the week is given here. Update you Current Affairs Weekly with our India This week.

Apr 4, 2012 15:43 IST
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You can read compilation of all the important topics and events of the week. Update your Current Affairs Weekly with our India This Week.

26 March 2012
•    Marathi poet and Sahitya Akademi awardwinner, Manik Godghate passed away in Pune
•    Reserve Bank of India restructured the fair practices code (FPC) to be adopted by non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) while doing lending business
•    Union government raised interest rates on post office-operated small savings like Monthly Income Scheme (MIS) and Public Provident Fund (PPF) by up to 0.5%

27 March 2012
•    Forty seven varieties of hybrid paddy released/notified for cultivation in India

28 March 2012
•    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced a several revisions with an objective to liberalise the norms for direct investment abroad by Indian residents
•    The empowered group of ministers (EGoM) fixed the issue price for the National Buildings Construction Corporation's public offer at Rs.106 a share

29 March 2012
•    As per the data on the core industries released, eight core infrastructure industries registered a robust 6.8 per cent growth in output in February 2012

30 March 2012
•    Chandigarh girl Vanya Mishra crowned as the Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2012 in the grand finale of the 49th edition of the beauty pageant
•    As per the Controller General of Accounts’ (CGA) data, union government’s fiscal deficit during the April-February period of 2011-12 stood at Rs 4.93 lakh crore, or 95% of the revised estimates

31 March 2012
•    India's first solar power plant of 40 MW capacity was inaugurated in Jaisalmer district's Dhudsar village in Rajasthan
•    Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) issued broad guidelines on Algorithmic Trading

1 April 2012

•    Former BCCI president and union minister NKP Salve passed away

 

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