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Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee resigns to contest President poll

FM Pranab Mukherjee submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh. Mukherjee, the UPA candidate for the Prez polls enjoys the support of the SP, the BSP, the JDU, the Shiv Sena, the CPI(M), Forward Block and some other ..


Pranab Mukherjee elected Chair of ADB Governors’ Board

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee elected as Chair of the ADB’s Board of Governors. The 46th yearly meeting of ADB (Asian Development Bank) will be held in India in 2013. Mr. Mukherjee held that India is very happy to accept the ..


LS passes Appropriation Bill, 2012

The Lok Sabha passed the Appropriation Bill, 2012. It authorizes payment and appropriation of certain sums from the CFI (Consolidated Fund of India) for services in the financial year 2012-13.  Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee introduced the Appropriation Bill, 2012, which ..


Govt allows fresh cotton exports

The Group of Ministers (GoM), meeting chaired by the Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, which reviewed the cotton exports situation has settled to allow fresh exports of cotton. It has also declared that a ban on suspension of fresh registrations be ..


PM constitutes EGoM to deal with apprehended drought

PM Manmohan Singh established an Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for efficacious management to deal with drought like situation. The 11 member EGoM, will be. The EGoM is allowed to reassess the situation and ..


Current Affairs : November 20, 2011

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims observed The International Road Federation (IRF) observed the World Day for Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. The United Nations had endorsed it in 2005 as a global day to be observed every ..