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LS begins online language learning course for lawmakers

LS begins online language learning course for lawmakers

🕔17:40, 22.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 22  From Tuesday onward, Members of Parliament, State and Union Territory (UT) legislatures, officials and their families will be able to attend an online language learning course organised by Lok Sabha Secretariat at the Parliament House Complex.

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LS adjourned sine die, Budget Session cut short by 14 days

LS adjourned sine die, Budget Session cut short by 14 days

🕔14:00, 25.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 25  The Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Thursday, curtailing the ongoing Budget Session in the wake of Assembly elections in four states and one Union Territory slated to begin from Saturday. The Budget Session was

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LS passes Bill to strengthen norms relating to protection and adoption of children

LS passes Bill to strengthen norms relating to protection and adoption of children

🕔06:31, 25.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 25  The Lok Sabha on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill to strengthen the provisions of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 to ensure better protection and adoption of children. Union Minister of Women and

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Railways to carry out techno-economic feasibility studies of 10 stations: Goyal

Railways to carry out techno-economic feasibility studies of 10 stations: Goyal

🕔07:49, 11.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 11  The government on Wednesday said that the railways will be carrying out the techno-economic feasibility studies for the redevelopment of six railway stations in Bihar, three in Jharkhand and one in Jammu and Kashmir. In a

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LS passes Bill to merge J&K cadre with AGMUT for civil services

LS passes Bill to merge J&K cadre with AGMUT for civil services

🕔18:22, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  The Lok Sabha on Saturday passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 to merge the J&K cadre of civil services officers with the Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram, Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre. The Bill was

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Anganwadis on four-step route to modernisation

Anganwadis on four-step route to modernisation

🕔10:51, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  Four steps have been taken for modernisation of Anganwadi centres and upgrading facilities there, Parliament was told on Friday. Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said that

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LS passes bill for stays on arbitral awards ‘tainted by fraud’

LS passes bill for stays on arbitral awards ‘tainted by fraud’

🕔06:08, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  The Lok Sabha on Friday passed a Bill that aims to empower courts to grant unconditional stays on the enforcement of arbitration awards tainted by fraud or corruption. The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was

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PM invites farmers for talks, says farm laws ‘optional’

PM invites farmers for talks, says farm laws ‘optional’

🕔07:21, 11.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 11  As the farmers’ protest against three contentious farm laws entered its 77th day on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited them to resolve their issues through discussion with the government, clarifying that these acts are “optional

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‘Meri Saheli’ initiative of Railways implemented in all zones: Goyal

‘Meri Saheli’ initiative of Railways implemented in all zones: Goyal

🕔07:19, 11.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 11  With a focus on women safety, the Indian Railways has spread the ‘Meri Saheli’ initiative in all its zones, Parliament was told on Wednesday. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Railway

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13,117 railway healthcare workers vaccinated till now: Goyal

13,117 railway healthcare workers vaccinated till now: Goyal

🕔07:13, 11.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 11  The government said on Wednesday that the vaccination drive for railway employees is being carried out in a phased manner and in the first phase, 13,117 healthcare staff of the national transporter have been vaccinated till

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Govt introduces Bill on stays on arbitral awards tainted by fraud

Govt introduces Bill on stays on arbitral awards tainted by fraud

🕔20:43, 4.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 4  The Union government on Thursday introduced the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill 2021 in the Lok Sabha to empower judicial courts to grant unconditional stays on the enforcement of arbitration awards tainted by fraud or corruption.

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Thrifty Budget: Massive spending spree proposed to unleash growth

Thrifty Budget: Massive spending spree proposed to unleash growth

🕔22:17, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Centre will go in for a massive spending spree on infrastructure creation, healthcare, education and demand generation to revive India’s pandemic-battered economy. In her third budget presentation in the Parliament on Monday, Finance Minister Nirmala

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Food items and fertilizer subsidies hiked, petroleum subsidy cut

Food items and fertilizer subsidies hiked, petroleum subsidy cut

🕔20:29, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  In line with its claim to work for the interests of the villages, poor people and the farmers, the Modi government has hiked food and fertilizer subsidies in the Budget. However, petroleum subsidy has been cut

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Green activists hail budget policy on green hydrogen

Green activists hail budget policy on green hydrogen

🕔20:22, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  Environment activists and experts on Monday said the Budget announcements that India will soon have a policy on green hydrogen is a welcome step but expressed displeasure over lack of policy on closing inefficient coal plants

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Summary of the Budget 2021-22

Summary of the Budget 2021-22

🕔17:47, 1.Feb 2021

PART-A The Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2021-22 in Parliament today, which is the first budget of this new decade and also a digital one in the backdrop of unprecedented COVID-19

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KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF UNION BUDGET 2021-22

KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF UNION BUDGET 2021-22

🕔17:46, 1.Feb 2021

Presenting the first ever digital Union Budget, Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman stated that India’s fight against COVID-19 continues into 2021 and that this moment in history, when the political, economic, and strategic relations in the post-COVID world are

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Health sector hails increased allocation, new schemes in Budget

Health sector hails increased allocation, new schemes in Budget

🕔17:45, 1.Feb 2021

Hyderabad, Feb 1  Leading health sector players on Monday hailed the Union Budget 2021-22 for increased allocation to the sector and new schemes. Healthcare providers welcomed the announcements made by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to give a push to the

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Government slashes 2021-22 sports budget by Rs.230 crore

Government slashes 2021-22 sports budget by Rs.230 crore

🕔17:44, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  In the Union budget presented in Parliament on Monday, the Central government allocated Rs.2,596.14 crore to sports budget for the next financial year 2021-22, less by Rs.230.78 crore — or, 8.16 per cent — allocated in

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Budget proposals for start-ups to boost ‘ease of doing business’

Budget proposals for start-ups to boost ‘ease of doing business’

🕔17:41, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  With the Union government deciding to extend tax holiday claim for start-ups by one more year and incentivise the incorporation of one-person companies (OPCs), stakeholders in the industry have welcomed the moves, saying they will promote

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No rise in retail petrol/diesel prices despite new cess in Budget

No rise in retail petrol/diesel prices despite new cess in Budget

🕔17:40, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  The government on Monday imposed agriculture and infrastructure development cess at the rate of Rs 2.5 per litre on petrol and Rs 4 per litre on diesel to mobilise additional resources required for massive investment required

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