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Bill to promote Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr’s legacies passed in US

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives has passed legislation for setting up an exchange program for Indian and American students to study Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. The Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act was authored by John Lewis, the civil rights member who had passed away last week. Background ..

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Uttar Pradesh Governor provided with additional charges of Madhya Pradesh

On June 29, 2020, the Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel was given the additional charges of Madhya Pradesh. Highlights Smt Anandiben Patel was assigned with the additional charges as the Madhya Pradesh Governor Lal Ji Tandon fell ill and was taken to hospital. Anandiben Patel Anandiben was the former Chief Minister of Gujarat. She had ..

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National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill

The Rajya Sabha recently passed the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2019. It is to be tabled before the Lok Sabha now. National Commission for Indian System of Medicine The bill seeks to repeal the 1970 Indian Medicine Central Council Act. It seeks to set up a national commission for the following ..

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National Commission for Homoeopathy Medicine Bill

The Rajya Sabha recently passed the National Commission for Homoeopathy Medicine Bill, 2019. It also passed the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2019. National Commission for Homoeopathy The bill seeks to establish a National Commission for Homoeopathy to replace the Central Council for Homoeopathy. There are to be 3 autonomous bodies under ..

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Parliamentary Committees of India

The Parliamentary committees are formed to handle the large volume of legislative work referred to the Parliament. These committees are formed to investigate and study-specific matters related to their field of expertise. What is the Parliamentary Committees? The Parliamentary committees are categorized into two types based on their purpose and duration – namely Adhoc and ..

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