India This Week: 29 August-4 September 2011

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.

Sep 7, 2011 17:05 IST
facebook IconTwitter IconWhatsapp Icon

You can read compilation of all the important topics and events of the week. Update your Current Affairs Weekly with our India This Week.

29 September
•    RBI panel headed by headed by Usha Thorat presented the panel’s suggestion on non-banking finance company
•    CRISIL launched the first gold index in India.
•    West Bengal Government Imposed Higher taxes on Alcohol and Tobacco.

30 August
•    Data released by the Central Statistics Office showed growth in the April-June quarter of the current financial year 2011-12 stood at 7.7%.
•    Appointments committee of the Cabinet cleared the names of three senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officers as the head of three paramilitary organisations namely ITBP, BSF & SSB.
•    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved disinvestment of 5 per cent of its stake in power equipment maker BHEL.
•    The Bihar Government Decided to Impose Professional Tax on all Salaried Persons.
•    MP Government decided to Reward Informers on Sex-determination Test.

31 August
•    Thirty-five Indian companies are ranked among the top 200 Asia-Pacific corporations in Forbes Asia's Best Under a Billion list for 2011.
•    The Allahabad High Court Set Aside Acquisition of Land by the Uttar Pradesh Government in Mathura District.

1 September
•    State-run Steel Authority of India (SAIL) announced the appointment of Anil Kumar Chaudhary as its director, finance.
•    Enforcement Directorate informed the Supre Court that companies involved in the 2G spectrum scam had violated the FEMA to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore.
•    Calcutta judge Soumitra Sen resigned.
•    Assam Government Decided to Undertake Adult Vaccination against Japanese Encephalitis.

2 September
•    Veteran journalist Kalyan K. Chaudhuri died.
•    Kapil Sibal released a commemorative Postage Stamp on Surendra Nath Jauhar, noted freedom fighter, social worker, industrialist and philanthropist.
•    Meghalaya Government ordered an inquiry into the alleged mass graves in areas in West Garo Hills district.
•    Chhattisgarh State Government Filed a Petition in the SC Over Polavaram Dam.

3 September
•    Union government released a list of assets owned by Union ministers.
•    Former Davis Cupper and India’s first national tennis champion Sumant Misra died on 3 September 2011.
•    The Chhattisgarh government has brought into force a rule which prohibits failing a student throughout primary school years.

4 September

•    Indore Topped the list in Madhya Pradesh under the National Cleanliness Policy 2008 Survey.


Preparing Current Affairs for Competitive Exams now made easy by our Jagran Josh Current Affairs Section. . 

Related Stories