On 19 Nov, Rajya Sabha passed the Jalianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment), Bill, 2019 in the ongoing winter session of the Parliament. The session marks the 250th session of the Rajya Sabha . The Bill replaced the Congress president as a member of the trust with the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, ..
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As per the latest Travel & Tourism competitiveness Index India bagged 34th position in the index. India’s Travel and Tourism competitiveness Index ranking since 2013 has improved. The ranking however in year 2015 and year 2017 was 54 and 40 respectively. The Government has taken many initiatives for creation of tourism infrastructure in the country ..
On 19 Nov, Assam Cabinet approved the Assam Excise (amendment) bill 2019 which seeks to regulate inflow, transport or possession of molasses. Molasses is used in preparation of illicit liquor. The Bill will be replaced before the assembly in the next winter session. Molasses is an important component in making “sulai” an intoxicating drink widely ..
As per the recent data obtained under the Right to Information Act (RTI) Act, revealed that, almost 61% of beneficiaries registered under the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) between April 2018 and July 2019 received the full amount of Rs. 6,000 promised under the scheme. The RTI survey was conducted to assess the implementation ..
This year on 19 November marks the 102nd birth anniversary of Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi. Popularly known as ‘Iron lady’ of India was born on 19 November 1917 in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad. She was elected in power 1966 and served as the first and only woman prime minister from January 1966 to March 1977 and again ..
The Department of School Education and Literacy has launched NISHTHA Programme to improve learning outcomes at the Elementary level . NISHTHA or National Initiative for School Heads’ and Teachers’ Holistic Advancement under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Samagra Shiksha in 2019-20. The objective of this programme is to motivate and equip teachers to encourage and ..
On 15 June 1999, the Government of India has laid down the modalities for determining the inclusion and exclusion and other modifications in the Orders specifying list of Scheduled Tribes. All actions are taken with respect to proposals of State/UT Governments for the communities demanding Scheduled Tribes status as per the modalities. These modalities are ..
The states in the north-east saw protest over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the winter session of parliament which began on 18 Nov. Members of the Northeast Students’ Organisation (NESO) took out rallies in north-east states after the bill was listed for introduction in parliament for the winter session. The Arunachal Pradesh government said that ..