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Lok Sabha launches course in French

The Lok Sabha has launched a beginner-level course in French for the officials and the staff of the Lok Sabha Secretariat at the Parliament House. As many as 57 officials registered for this introductory course in French. The objective of the Course According to the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, the knowledge of this language ..

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Public Accounts Committee reviews LAC infrastructure

On July 10, 2020, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) reviewed the construction of border roads in the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The committee also discussed about procurement of high-altitude clothing for the armed forces. Highlights The 22-member committee was chaired by the leader of Congress Party Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury. Currently there is no ..

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People of Age 65 years and above shall opt for postal ballot

The Law Ministry recently amended the Conduct of Election Rules. According to the amendment, the ministry has allowed the COVID-19 suspects to use postal ballot facility. Alongside, the ministry has also allowed the people of age 65 years and above to use the postal ballot facility. Highlights After the COVID-19 outbreak in the country, Bihar ..

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Delimitation Commission holds meeting

On May 28, 2020, the Delimitation Commission held a meeting to review the progress of directions that were provided during its meet in April, 2020. Highlights The details of State Election Commissioner were received from the states of Manipur, Andhra Pradesh, Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Assam. The Census data has also been ..

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Environment Ministry Clears New Parliament at Rs 922 crores

On May 2, 2020, the Expert Appraisal Committee cleared the proposal to new Parliament at Rs 922 crores. The Central Vista committee has also approved the new plan. Support from other Government Entities The case on minimized tree cutting and its related environmental concerns is still pending before the Supreme court. However, the apex court ..

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