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REITs likely in 12-14 months: Knight Frank 24.3.2017 BusinessLine - News
The real estate investment trusts (REITs) are likely to kick off in the next 12-14 months helped largely by liberalised regulatory norms and demonetisation, leading property consultant Knight Frank s...
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In 8 years in Parliament, Yogi Adityanath's most recurring debate topic: Hindu affairs 24.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
"It is unfortunate that some opponents, communalists are trying to portray him as a rabble-rouser and fringe personality. They should go through his parliamentary debates. Those reveal his seasoned thinking on various issues of governance," union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said on his Facebook page on March 19, 2017, referring to Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
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In his 8 years as MP, Adityanath spoke most on Hindu affairs, cow slaughter 24.3.2017 Top Stories
Since 2009, Adityanath has also had 5 private member's bills pending in the Lok Sabha
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World Animal Protection urges Government of India to end suffering of dairy animals 24.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
World Animal Protection urges Government of India to end suffering of dairy animals
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First day at work: Strict decisions, new rules & cleanliness oaths 24.3.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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Govt leniency to help projects without green clearance 24.3.2017 Rediff: Business
Projects to pay for clean up if environmental damage is found
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Soon after NGT order, INO scientists to look at options to file fresh EC 23.3.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson condemns U.K. Parliament attack 23.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson condemns U.K. Parliament attack
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Two held with rare species of snakes 23.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
The duo was allegedly trying to smuggle two Earth Boa snakes worth ₹55 lakh
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SC rejects Karnataka miners' plea to lift levy 22.3.2017 Business Standard: Today
Both central and Karnataka governments had opposed the demand of the miners
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EU sets Brexit talk conditions; priority on people's rights, money, borders 22.3.2017 All International Stories
EU said it is not going to entertain a scenario where March 2019 deadline passes with no deal
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Water to Play an Important Role in India’s Development: Uma Bharti 22.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti has said that India is moving very fast towards becoming an important world power and water will play an important role in country’s development in the days to come.
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From water consumers to conservers (March 22 is World Water Day) 22.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Somewhere in a mountain village in the Himalayas, a woman folds a taro leaf into a cone, fills it with soil, and sows a seed. She waters her little cone with waste water from the kitchen, creating an enabling environment for the seed to germinate in, says a woman researcher of an international institute.
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RS passes HIV and AIDS Bill 21.3.2017 Deccan Herald - National
The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the HIV and AIDS (prevention and control) Bill, 2014 to protect the rights of the individuals infected by the virus.

Those who are denied renting a house or a job because of their HIV positive status would now have a legal tool to fight their case, once the bill becomes a law.

However, it has to be passed by the Lok Sabha and signed by the President to become a law.
Introduced in the Upper House in February 2014, the bill prohibits any discrimination against the HIV positive patients in hospitals and clinics.
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Meet on Kasturirangan panel report today 21.3.2017 Deccan Herald - State
A meeting of jurisdictional legislators and forest departments officials has been convened on Wednesday to discuss the state government's response to Kasturirangan's report on Western Ghats. Replying to a discussion on the fourth draft notification on Kasturirangan report on preservation of the Western Ghats in Legislative Assembly, Law Minister TBJayachandra said members of a Cabinet sub-committee constituted to study the pros and cons of the report will also be present at the meeting. Earlier, DNJeevaraj (BJP) urged the government to keep out populated areas, agricultural land and plantation regions from being declared Ecologically Sensitive Areas (ESAs) in the Western Ghats by following the Kerala model. sabhas held meetings to discuss areas classified as ESAs in draft notifications of the Kasturirangan report on preservation of the Western Ghats. The outcome of the gram sabha meetings along with necessary physical surveys were then submitted to the Ministry of Environment and Forests seeking ...
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Parents are the true genetic engineers 21.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
Parents are the true genetic engineers
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Why a rich, orderly Himalayan state has India’s highest suicide rate 21.3.2017 Sify Finance
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GST rollout from July 1: Cabinet clears the decks by okaying 4 draft Bills 21.3.2017 Business Standard: Today
Clearing the way for a July 1 rollout, the Union Cabinet on Monday approved four Bills on a national goods and services tax (GST). The decision comes two working days after the the GST Council cleared these -- Central GST (CGST), Union Territory GST (UTGST), Integrated GST (IGST) and the Compensation Bill.These are now set to be introduced in Parliament within this week, most likely as money Bills and so, not needing approval of the Rajya Sabha, where the government does not have a majority. However, that apart, the Bills are the product of a broad political consensus. "It is expected that implementation of GST will lead to an increase in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by one to two per cent, leading to more employment and productivity," went an official statement. GST will subsume various indirect levies of the Centre and states -- service tax, excise duty, octroi and value added tax, among others, and create an input tax credit chain for refunds. This would mitigate the present ...
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Cabinet approves draft GST Bills 21.3.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Clearing the way for a July 1 rollout, the Union Cabinet on Monday approved four Bills on a national goods and services tax (GST). The decision comes two working days after the the GST Council cleared these -- Central GST (CGST), Union Territory GST (UTGST), Integrated GST (IGST) and the Compensation Bill.These are now set to be introduced in Parliament within this week, most likely as money Bills and so, not needing approval of the Rajya Sabha, where the government does not have a majority. However, that apart, the Bills are the product of a broad political consensus. "It is expected that implementation of GST will lead to an increase in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by one to two per cent, leading to more employment and productivity," went an official statement. GST will subsume various indirect levies of the Centre and states -- service tax, excise duty, octroi and value added tax, among others, and create an input tax credit chain for refunds. This would mitigate the present ...
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Ganga, Yamuna are ‘living persons’ with rights: HC 21.3.2017 TOI: Home
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