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‘National Youth Parliament Scheme’ (NYPS) web portal launched by President

On the occasion of the 70th Constitution Day, the ‘National Youth Parliament Scheme’ (NYPS) web portal was launched by President Ram Nath Kovind. The web portal is available at www.nyps.mpa.gov.in. The objective of the portal will be to increase the outreach of the youth parliament program of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs to cover untouched ..

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CIC Annual Report tabled in Lok Sabha

The Central Information Commission tabled its annual report for the year 2018-19 in Lok Sabha on 20th November, 2019. The same report was also tabled in Rajya Sabha on 21st November, 2019. Highlights of the report The report said that in the year 2018-19, around 13.70 lakh applications were received by the Central Public Authorities ..

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India-ASEAN Business Summit

On 19 October, 2019, the 4th India-ASEAN Business summit and the India-Philippines Business Conclave was organized. President Ram Nath Kovind who is on a 7-day official visit to Philippine and Japan addressed the summit. Highlights of the address ASEAN-India trade relations are important for India to achieve its Act East Policy. The ASEAN-India trade increased ..

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1st World Youth Conference on Kindness held in New Delhi

The first World Youth Conference for Kindness was recently held in New Delhi. It was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind. It was organised by UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP). About Conference It was held in commemoration of 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi. It was aimed ..

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Validity of UP Governments Order to List OBC as SC

The order of the Uttar Pradesh government to issue Scheduled Castecertificates to those belonging 17 castes from Other Backward Castes (OBC) is termed as unconstitutional. Constitutional Procedure for listing any caste as Scheduled Caste Article 341 of the constitution lists the following provisions: (1)The President after consultation with the Governor is empowered to specify the ..

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Sharad Kumar Saraf elected FIEO’s new President

Exporters body Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has elected Sharad Kumar Saraf as its new president. Saraf will succeed renowned exporter Ganesh Kumar Gupta. About Sharad Kumar Saraf Saraf in his earlier stints at FIEO has served twice as vice-president and four times as regional chairman (west region). He is also chairman and founder ..

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