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India This Week: 5 December-11 December 2011

Dec 19, 2011 17:29 IST

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5 December
•    Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DoT) transferred indigenously-developed Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) technology to seven telecom equipment manufacturers.
•    Empowered Committee in its meeting decided to send two technical members to inspect the Mullaperiyar dam before finalising its report.

6 December
•    Coal Ministry turned down Coal India’s (CIL) plea for scaling down current fiscal  2011-12 ‘s output target to 448 million tonnes (MT) from 452 MT.
•    Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam presented the Justice P.N. Bhagwati Award to O.P. Jindal Global University chancellor and managing director of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd, Naveen Jindal.

7 December

•    Delhi Metro Rail Corporation(DMRC) won the best Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project award.
•    India’s largest private lender by assets, ICICI Bank and IDBI Bank, the seventh largest public sector bank in India together launched India’s first credit default swap (CDS).

8 December

•    As per the governement data released, food inflation dropped to almost a three-and-a-half-year-low of 6.6% for the week ended 26 November 2011.
•    Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, Vinod Rai was elected chairman of the United Nations panel of external auditors.

9 December

•    ICSI Foundation Day celebrated with the theme Game Changer for Corporate India: 2020.

10 December
•    Green Film Festival  that had Biodiversity Conservation  as theme concluded in New Delhi.

11 December
•    India won its 6th SAFF Championship title against the newcomer, Afghanistan.
•    World renowned cartoonist, Mario Miranda died in Goa.

 

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