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

Haryana Government sets educational qualification for municipal polls

Published: December 30, 2015

Haryana Government has decided to fix a minimum educational qualification for aspirant of contesting urban local bodies (ULB) elections in the state on the lines of panchayat polls. Decision in this regard was taken by state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in Chandigarh. Proposed qualification Minimum educational qualification for male candidates ..

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Government gives nod to introduction of Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2015

Published: December 3, 2015

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for introduction of Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2015. The bill aims for establishment of a Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) in Faridabad, Haryana and provide a legal status to the Centre. Key facts The Centre is an inter-disciplinary regional hub ..

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Union Government clears over Rs 3000 crore infrastructure investment for 102 AMRUT cities

Published: November 27, 2015

Union Urban Development Ministry has approved an investment of over Rs 3000 crore for boosting urban infrastructure in 102 cities across five states. Decision in this regard was taken by Inter-Ministerial Apex Committee chaired by Urban Development Secretary Madhusudhan Prasad. Key facts The infrastructure investment under Action Plans for 2015-16 was approved under the flagship ..

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President gives assent to Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Bill, 2015

Published: November 13, 2015

President Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to the Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Bill, 2015 or Haryana Cow Protection Bill, 2015. Thus, with the presidential assent the bill has come into force in the form of a law (Act). It completely bans cow slaughter, sale of beef and beef products in Haryana. It also ..

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SC stays implementation of Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015

Published: September 18, 2015

The Supreme Court (SC) has stayed the implementation of the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015. The bill which was passed recently sets mandatory minimum qualification for candidates contesting Panchayati elections. The stayed order was issued by a SC bench headed by Justice J Chelameswar on petitions challenging the validity of the Act. The SC ..

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