Haryana: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Haryana Government decides to rename Gurgaon as Gurugram

Published: April 12, 2016

Haryana Government has decided to rename Gurgaon as Gurugram. State government also has renamed Mewat as Nuh. In this regard, Chief Minister Manohar Lal has approved the proposal to change the names of Gurgaon and Mewat. Decision to change the name of Gurgaon has been taken on the basis of the representations received at several forums. ..

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Union Government gives nod to India’s first Metrino Pod Taxi project

Published: April 9, 2016

The Union Government has approved country’s first Metrino Pod project i.e. personal rapid transit (PRT) network for Gurgaon, Haryana. It was announced by Haryana Public Works (Building and Roads) Minister, Rao Narbir Singh.  It will be completely private project and as for financing, the entire investment will be made by the private company that sets ..

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Foundation stone for Haryana’s first Horticulture University laid in Karnal

Published: April 7, 2016

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singhlaid the foundation stone of Haryana State University of Horticultural Sciences at Karnal. It is the first Horticulture University in the state that will cater the needs to support the gap between research, teaching and extension activities in the state. Key facts The Horticulture University will be built on ..

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Haryana Assembly passes bills for mandatory educational criteria for urban local bodies elections

Published: April 2, 2016

The Haryana Legislative Assembly has unanimously passed two bills to make minimum educational qualification criteria mandatory for the urban local bodies election (ULBs). These bills are (i) The Haryana Municipal (Amendment) Bill, 2016 (ii) Haryana Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2016. These bill seeks to amend the amend Section 13 A of the Haryana Municipal Act, ..

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Lok Sabha passes The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Published: March 16, 2016

Lok Sabha has passed Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to include certain communities in the list of Scheduled Castes (SC) from 4 states. The bill seeks to amend Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 to include certain communities from Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Kerala and West Bengal in the list. It also has provisions for exclusion ..

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