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National Broadband Mission launched

The Union Minister for Communications, Law & Justice and Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the National Broadband Mission (NBM) in New Delhi on Tuesday, 17th December 2019 and also launched the logo of the National Broadband Mission along with a booklet. The National Broadband Mission is structured on three principles- universality, affordability, ..

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Government to set up Fast Track Court for Rape, POCSO cases

In a written reply to Lok Sabha on Friday, 6th December 2019, the Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani informed that the Department of Justice under the Ministry of Law and Justice of Government of India as formulated a scheme on the lines of other centrally sponsored schemes on setting up ..

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Postal ballot for disabled & voters aged above 80

On the recommendation of Election Commission, the Union Ministry of Law and Justice has amended Conduct of Election Rules, 1961, on October 22 that will now allow senior citizens and person with disabilities (PwD) in absentee voter list. The absentee voter refers to a vote cast by someone who is unable to go to polling ..

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CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian appointed part-time member in IBBI

Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) and B. Sriram, former managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI Bank) were appointed part-time members of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI). K Subramanian, an Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad professor was appointed chief economic adviser for a ..

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National Voters Day 2019

India is celebrating 9th National Voters Day on 25th January 2019 for enhanced participation of citizens in the electoral process. The main purpose of celebrating National Voters Day is to encourage, facilitate and maximize the enrollment, especially for the new voters. Genesis of the National Voters Day As per the proposal mooted by the Ministry ..

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