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August 7 to be observed as National Handloom Day

Every year 7th August will be celebrated as National Handloom Day. It was announced by Union Textiles Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar in both the Houses of Parliament. Observance of this day aims at development of handloom weavers in the country. It also seeks to promote genuine, global quality handloom in international market. August 7 was ..

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Monsoon Session of Parliament to begin from July 21, 2015

The Monsoon Session of Parliament will begin from 21 July 2015. The decision to convene Parliament was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs. The committee also has recommended President Pranab Mukherjee to convene the three-week Session from 21st of July. Session of parliament Session of parliament is the period during ..

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BJP MP Dileep Singh Bhuria passes away

Senior Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leader and Lok Sabha MP Dileep Singh Bhuria passed away in Gurgaon, Haryana after a brief illness. He was 71. He was Lok Sabha MP from Ratlam-Jhabua constituency of Madhya Pradesh. Bhuria was born on June 19, 1944. He was first elected in 1972 as MLA of state legislative assembly ..

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Afghanistan President issues decree to extend mandate of present Parliament

Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has issued a decree to extend the mandate of present Parliament which expires on 22 June 2015. President Ghani had taken this decision in consultation with the judiciary, the legislative and the executive. With the issuing of decree, current Afghan Parliament now can continue to function until voting take place ..

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BJP MP S.S. Ahluwalia to head joint panel on Land Acquisition Amendment bill

Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) MP Surendrajeet Singh Ahluwalia has been appointed chairman of a Joint Committee of Parliament that will look into the provisions of the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill, 2015. The joint committee will comprise of 30-members- 20 members from Lok Sabha and 10 from the Rajya Sabha. The Committee will submit its report ..

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KV Thomas renominated as Chairman of Public Accounts Committee

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has renominated Prof. Kuruppassery Varkey Thomas as Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for a second term of one year. For the first term, Thomas was nominated in August 2014. He is the senior Congress Parliamentarian from Ernakulum Constituency, Kerala. About Public Accounts Commission (PAC) PAC is one of the most ..

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