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India This Week: 26 September-2 October 2011

Oct 4, 2011 16:49 IST

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26 September
•    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on its Foundation Day presented the CSIR Young Scientist Awards 2011 & the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology.
•    Of a Certain Age: Twenty Life Sketches penned by former West Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi released.
•    Union Government reconstituted the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) under the chairmanship of V. Krishnamurthy.
•    Surface to surface strategic PRITHVI (P-II) Missile developed by DRDO was successfully flight tested.
•    India Post Signed MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with National Stock Exchange for financial awareness.
•    Assam Government launched an initiative to benefit construction workers.

27 September
•    Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator and veteran party leader Teklal Mahato died
•    finance ministry released the draft national public-private partnership (PPP) policy.
•    The Gujarat Assembly Passed the Bill to Check Cow Slaughter in Gujarat.

28 September
•    Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) got an approval to set up an exchange for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from SEBI.
•    Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) conferred the Rajiv Gandhi International Prize for Technology in Education and Development on the Azim Premji Foundation.
•    Leading Punjabi playwright and theatre personality Gursharan Singh popularly known as bhajji died. Uttar Pradesh government announced the creation of three more districts.
•    The Calcutta High Court held the Singur Act constitutional and valid.
•    National Commission for Safai Karamcharis Presented Tenth Annual Report to Government.

29 September
•    Boeing's first long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft P-8I for the Indian Navy completed its initial flight in Seattle.
•    Salgaocar defeated East Bengal 3-1 in the final of the 33rd Federation Cup at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata.
•    PMEAC lowered its forecast for GDP growth to around 8 per cent in 2011-12, from its earlier estimate of 8.2 per cent.
•    France Identified the Cities of Bhopal and Maheshwar in Madhya Pradesh for Conservation of their Rich Heritages.

30 September
•    Union government increased the foreign direct investment limit for FM radio from 20 per cent to 26 per cent
•    Supreme Court of India allowed the export of more than one million tons of controversial insecticide Endosulfan.

1 October
•    For the first time in India, the genome and coding parts of neem plant was Sequenced and Analysed.

2 October
•    The Assam Government Launched the Social Auditing Programme of Gram Panchayats on 2 October 2011.

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