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Adjournment Sine Die

Both the Houses of the Parliament has adjourned sine die in light of the COVID-19 scare. This concludes the budget session before schedule. Meaning The term ‘adjournment sine die’ means that the House sitting had been dismissed without the naming of a reassembly date. The term ‘sine die’ is derived from Latin and means ‘without ..

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WHO: Ground Water contaminated with Uranium in India above 30 micro-gram per litre

On March 16, 2020, the Minister of State for Jal Shakti Shri Rattan Lal Kataria announced in the parliament that ground water is contaminated with Uranium at 30 micro-grams per litre in the country. Highlights According to the ministry, the World Health Organization has quoted that the ground water in localized areas of certain states ..

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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (amendment) bill passed in the Parliament

On March 12, 2020, Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Amendment) bill, 2020 has been passed in the parliament. It was earlier passed by Lok Sabha and is now being passed by Rajya Sabha. Highlights The amendments were earlier introduced as ordinances. Now after the Parliament session begun the ordinance was introduced as bill. And the bill has ..

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Gujarat has highest number of Solar Rooftop Installations

Gujarat has topped solar roof top plants across the country. The state government has taken up dedicated schemes in order to achieve renewable power goals. Highlights There are more than 50,915 rooftop solar plants set up in the state today. The state government has adopted the scheme called “Surya Gujarat” in order increase the use ..

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Parliamentary Panel: More than 40% of schools are without power and playgrounds

A Parliamentary panel set up on education submitted its report to Rajya Sabha on 2020-21 demand for grants. The report said that shortfalls in budget funds has led to critical infrastructure gaps. Key findings of the report The Panel in its report says that more than 27% cuts have been made in budget allocations for ..

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