India this week is a section provided by TET Success Key to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the 1 August to 7 August 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.
1 August 2016 • Ex-CMs not entitled for government accommodation for lifetime: SC • Resolution to rename Madras HC as Tamil Nadu HC passed • Rajya Sabha passes Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016 • Rajya Sabha passes National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016 • Lok Sabha passes the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016 • Rani Singh Nair takes over as Chairperson of CBDT • Narsingh Yadav gets NADA's clean chit; may participate in Rio Olympics • Anant Maheshwari named as President of Microsoft India • Deepak Iyer appointed as Managing Director of Mondelez India • Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed in Rajya Sabha • Vinod Rai steps down from IDFC Bank’s board
2 August 2016 • ‘Wall of Wishes’ inaugurated to celebrate Olympic mood • West Bengal Cabinet cleared proposal to rename the state as “Bengal” • Wildlife Institute of India to house India’s first tiger repository
3 August 2016 • BJP Parliamentary Board accepts resignation of Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel • Difference in Goods & Services Tax Bill, 2014 and Proposed 2016 Amendments • Aadhaar-linked e-Signature facility launched to digitise documents • CCEA approves upgradation of 13 existing Government Medical Colleges • Rajya Sabha passes The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 • Union Cabinet approved Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016 • Sudhanshu Mani appointed as General Manager of Integral Coach Factory • United World Wrestling clears name of Narsingh Yadav for Rio Olympics • Nimesh Kampani resigns as Managing Director of JM Financial Ltd
4 August 2016 • Nita Ambani becomes first Indian woman IOC member • LG is the administrative head of National Capital Territory: Delhi HC • Endosulfan causes DNA damage in animals: Study by Indian researchers • RBI constitutes Tarun Ramadorai Committee on Household Finance • RBI launches Sachet portal to check illegal money collection • D K Gayen assumes charge as General Manager of East Central Railway • CSIR-CFTRI develops Nutrice Cream • Gujarat HC quashes state government notification for EBC quota
5 August 2016 • Union Government launches nation-wide programme MAA for promoting breastfeeding • Eminent Assamese litterateur Mahim Bora passes away
6 August 2016 • Telangana launches Water Resources Information System • Union Government launches Swachh Survekshan-2017 to assess 500 cities • Manish Tandon appointed as CEO of CSS Corp. • Former RBI Deputy Governor Anand Sinha appointed to the IDFC Bank board
7 August 2016 • 2nd National Handloom Day observed across the country • Lodha Committee recommendation on BCCI reforms is unconstitutional and illegal: Justice Katju • Dipa Karmakar first Indian Gymnast to enter Olympic final • Odisha government launches Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana • PM Narendra Modi launches Mission Bhagiratha in Telangana • Vijay Rupani takes oath as Chief Minister of Gujarat