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House of Representatives passes War Powers Resolution to Restricts actions of US President against Iran

In United States (US) the Parliament is known as Congress, the US congress comprises of two houses similar to the Indian Parliamentary System, the Lower House of the US congress is called the ‘House of Representatives’ having similar functions to the Lok Sabha of India, whereas the Upper House of the US Congress is known ..

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Call Centre for Assisting the Members of Parliament (MPs)

A unique initiative taken by the 17th Speaker of Lok Sabha, Om Birla for improving the overall efficiency of the lawmakers has been given room no 13, a dedicated room inside the Parliament House Annex. The initiative is a 24/7 call centre that will be assisting the Members of the Parliament who along with managing ..

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Nirmala Sitharaman 34th in Forbes 2019 World’s 100 Most Powerful Women List

The Union Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman has been ranked 34th in the Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the World list. Nirmala Sitharaman also served as the Defence Minister of India from 3rd September 2017 to 30th May 2019. Born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, She became the first women full-time finance minister ..

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What is GSP in the United States of America?

The United States of America’s Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) is the oldest and largest trade preference program established under the Trade Act of 1974 by the US government. The GSP promotes economic development by eliminating certain import duties on thousands of products imported from any of the beneficiary countries under the US’s Generalized system ..

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What is e-NAM scheme?

The e-NAM scheme is a central sector scheme which aims to integrate mandis or markers for farmers on a virtual platform. Under the scheme, States and Union Territories have carried out the following mandatory reforms- Single trading license valid across the state or union territory, single-point levy of market fee across the state or union ..

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