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Vice President of India to deliver Foundation Day Lecture of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes on 19th February, 2019 17.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) was set up on 19th February, 2004 through Constitution (89th Amendment) Act.  The Commission will be celebrating fifteen years on 19th February, 2019.
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Neighbour’s design to destabilise India through terror will not be tolerated; Vice President 15.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A day after the ghastly terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu & Kashmir, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has asserted that the efforts of the neighbouring country to destabilise India can no longer be tolerated.
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Model Building Byelaws 2016 & Urban Regional Development Plans Formulation and Implementation Guidelines 2014 Amended for Establishing EV Charging Infrastructure 15.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has made amendments to the Model Building Byelaws (MBBL) 2016 and Urban Regional Development Plans Formulation and Implementation (URDPFI) Guidelines 2014 making provisions for establishing Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure, in order to facilitate availability of Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure.
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PM addresses the last sitting of 16th Lok Sabha 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the last sitting of 16th Lok Sabha today. He appreciated the role of Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan in conducting the proceedings of the House. PM also complimented the role of the Parliamentary Affairs Ministers during the tenure of 16th Lok Sabha.
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Cabinet approves Revision in the list of Scheduled Tribes of Chhattisgarh 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval to the Cabinet note on the proposal for official Amendments in The Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 so as to modify the list of Scheduled Tribes (STs) of Chhattisgarh.
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Cabinet approves Introduction of Registration of Marriage of NRI Bill 2019 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the introduction of Registration of Marriage of Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Bill, 2019, for creating   more   accountability and offering more protection against exploitation of Indian citizens, mostly women by their NRI spouses.
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Cabinet approves Extension of tenure of the National Commission for SafaiKarmacharis beyond 31.3.2019 for three years 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
            The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for Extension of tenure of the National Commissionfor SafaiKarmacharis(NCSK) beyond 31.3.2019 for three years. Salient Features:           The NCSK was established in the year 1993 as per the provisions of the NCSK Act 1993 initially for the period upto 31.3.
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Atomic Energy based Power 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The share of atomic energy in the overall electricity generation in the country was about 2.93% in the year 2017-18. The Government has taken several measures to enhance the generation from nuclear power plants in the country.
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Interim Budget Session of Parliament 2019 concludes 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Interim Budget Session 2019 has been a successful session in terms of wide participation of all political parties in discussions on various issues of national importance, said Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines, while addressing the media here today.
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Reducing Crude Oil and Gas Imports 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The import reduction strategy of the Government includes increasing production of oil and gas, improving energy efficiency and productivity, demand substitution, improving refinery processes and promotion of bio and alternate fuels.
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Citizenship on Basis of Religion 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
“Citizenship” is listed at serial no. 17 in List 1-Union List in the Seventh Schedule of Constitution of India. Concerned stake-holders i.e, Ministry of Law and Justice, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs and security agencies were consulted before introducing The Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 in Parliament.
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National Policy for Domestic Workers 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Central Government has not   enacted any separate law to protect the interest of domestic workers. However, the Ministry of Labour & Employment is considering to formulate a National Policy on Domestic Workers which is in the draft stage.
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Valedictory remarks of the Vice President and the Chairman, Rajya Sabha, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu on the conclusion of 248th session (Budget session) of the Upper House (Rajya Sabha) of Parliament 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Following is the text of valedictory remarks of the Vice President and the Chairman, Rajya Sabha, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu on the conclusion of 248th session (Budget session) of the Upper House (Rajya Sabha) of Parliament: “Leader of the Opposition Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad ji, leaders of various parties and Members of the august House! As we come to the close of yet another session, we are at a moment of reflection, a stock taking of what we have achieved and what we have not. With a heavy heart I have to say that this short but important Budget session of Rajya Sabha turned out to be yet another wasted opportunity.
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Assistance to Law Enforcement Agencies by Banks 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per information received from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), according to the publicly available information on the Bank of International Settlement’s website, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued a Statement on ‘prevention of criminal use of the banking system for the purpose of money-laundering’ in December 1988, which included a principle on ‘Cooperation with law enforcement authorities’.
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Fifth International Dam Safety Conference to be Held on 13-14 February at Bhubaneswar 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 5th International Dam Safety Conference–2019 is being held during 13 and 14 February 2019 in Bhubaneswar as a joint initiative of the Government of India, Government of Odisha and the World Bank under aegis of the ongoing World Bank assisted Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) as a part of institutional strengthening.
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Guidelines regarding re-use of Medical Devices 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India has enacted the Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010 and notified Clinical Establishments (Central Government) Rules, 2012 for registration of Clinical Establishments with a view to prescribing the Minimum Standards of facilities and services provided by them.
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Monitoring of Healthcare Service provided under PPP Mode 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Public Health and Hospitals is State subject. The National Health Mission offers flexibility to the States to provide healthcare services under Public Private Partnership mode depending upon its requirements.
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Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2019 introduced in Rajya Sabha 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2019 was introduced in Rajya Sabha today. The Bill seeks to amend provisions of Cinematograph Act, 1952 in order to tackle film piracy by including penal provisions for unauthorized camcording and duplication of films.
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Unauthorised Seeking of CDR 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Central Government has not received any complaint from telecom companies regarding seeking of Call Details Records (CDRs). Police and public order are State subjects as per seventh schedule of the Constitution of India and States are responsible for prevention, detection and investigations of such crimes through their law enforcement machinery.
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Addition of about 5000 seats has been approved ‘in-principle’ in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  A proposal received from the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) for increasing the intake of students at Class VI level in the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) by 10% from the academic session 2019-20 leading to addition of about 5000 seats has been approved ‘in-principle’ and is at advanced stage of approval.
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