Sarbananda Sonowal Current Affairs, GK & News

Inland Vessels Bill 2021, introduced in the Lok Sabha

On 22 July, 2021 the Inland Vessels Bill, 2021 has been introduced in the Lok Sabha amid the hullabaloo in the house due to the Pegasus snooping scandal.   Key Points This bill will bring uniformity in the application of the law which are related to navigation and inland waterways within India. The Bill was ..

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Marine Aids to Navigation Bill introduced in Rajya Sabha

The government on 19th July, 2021 had introduced a Bill in the Rajya Sabha that seeks to repeal the decades old Lighthouse Act of 1927 to make way for shifting to modern aids from lighthouses for marine navigation.   Highlights Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister of Ports Shipping and Waterways, introduced the Marine Aids to Navigation ..

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Himanta Biswa Sarma: 15th Assam CM

Himanta Biswa Sarma is to be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Assam on May 10, 2021. He is to replace Sarbananda Sonowal. Both the candidates are from BJP. Sarbananda recently resigned. Chief Minister of the state The Chief Minister is appointed by the Governor. It is to be noted that only Members of ..

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State Assembly Election Results

On May 2, 2021, the votes of the recently held State Assembly Elections for Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal were counted. The Election Commission of India is yet to announce the results. Election results The following results were the outcomes of the counting: Assam The BJP managed to beat the Assembly elections in ..

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Maharashtra Dominates 3rd Edition of Khelo India Youth Games

The Team of Maharashtra dominated the Khelo India Youth Games by clinching the overall trophy for the second time with a huge haul of 256 medals, including 78 gold and 77 silver. Maharashtra improves upon its last year’s performance when it topped the table with 228 medals. The trophy was presented to Maharashtra by the ..

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