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Last updated: May 20 2019 20:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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‘Not all animals migrate by choice’ campaign launched to raise awareness on illegal wildlife trade 20.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Campaign launched by Wildlife Crime Control Bureau of India and UN Environment aimed at airports across India. Tiger, Pangolin, Star Tortoise and Tokay Gecko featured in the campaign. In India, illegal trade in wildlife has seen a sharp rise in recent years.
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Change in Tariff Value of Crude Palm Oil, RBD Palm Oil, Others – Palm Oil, Crude Palmolein, RBD Palmolein, Others – Palmolein, Crude Soyabean Oil,  Brass Scrap (All Grades), Poppy Seeds, Areca Nuts, Gold and Silver Notified 15.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of Section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC), being satisfied that it is necessary and expedient so to do, hereby makes the following amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 36/2001-Customs (N.T.
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Electoral Bond Scheme 2018 1.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India has notified the Electoral Bond Scheme 2018 vide Gazette Notification No. 20 dated 02nd January 2018. As per provisions of the Scheme, Electoral Bonds may be purchased by a person (as defined in item No. 2 (d) of Gazette Notification), who is a citizen of India or incorporated or established in India.
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General Election to the Lok Sabha and Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha & Sikkim 2019 and bye elections to 37 Assembly Constituencies of 12 States to be held simultaneously – Ban on Exit Poll. 8.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Election Commission of India, in exercise of the powers under sub-section(1) of Section 126A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 has notified the period between 7.00 A.M. on 11.04.2019 (Thursday) and 6.30 P.M. on 19.05.
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15th Finance Commission holds high level discussions on ‘Fiscal Relations across levels of Government’ 4.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 15th Finance Commission today held a high level roundtable on ‘Fiscal Relations across levels of government’.  It was moderated by Shri N. K. Singh, Chairman of the Commission. The roundtable is being organised in partnership with the World Bank, OECD and ADB.  This is the culmination of significant works that all the three organizations  have undertaken for the FC. Addressing the gathering the Chairman set the tone of the discussions by briefly elaborating on the four technical sessions of the meeting: o   Sub-national debt o   Transfer design incentives and fiscal equalization.
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Speech of Shri N.K. Singh, Chairman, XVFC at the launch of the book ‘Indian Fiscal Federalism’ 28.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Following are the highlights of the speech of Shri N.K. Singh, Chairman, 15th  Finance Commission, at the launch of the book “Indian Fiscal Federalism” written by Dr. Y. V. Reddy, former Governor of RBI and Chairman of the 14th  Finance Commission of India alongwith Dr. G. R. Reddy, Advisor (Finance) to the Government of Telangana:     I agree with him that Fiscal Federalism is a dynamic process so to say ‘a Work in  Motion.
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General Election to Lok Sabha 2019 and State Legislative Assemblies 2019 - Allotment of Broadcast/Telecast time to Recognized National/State Political Parties 23.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A copy of the Order No.437/TVs-LS/1/2019/Communication, dated 23rd March, 2019 issued by the Commission regarding allotment of Broadcast/Telecast time to Recognized National/State political parties in the General Election to Lok Sabha- 2019 is attached below for the information of the general public.
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Strong Action against Terrorism in Jammu & Kashmir 22.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Central Government in its pursuit of strong action against terrorism, has today declared JKLF (Yasin faction) as an unlawful association under the provisions of Section 3(1) of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.
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Make ethics and excellence as your guiding principles: Vice President 12.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has advised the IRS Officer Trainees to make ethics and excellence as their guiding principles. He was addressing the 173 Officer Trainees of the 72ndBatch of Indian Revenue Service, here today.
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Star rating programme launched for Microwave Ovens and Washing Machines; expected to save over 3.0 Billion Units by 2030 8.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Power, Government of India expanded its ambitious Standards & Labelling (Star Rating) program for Energy Efficient for Appliances to cover the Microwave Ovens and Washing Machines (with revised parameters) in the country.
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Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar Performs Bhumi Pujan of ESIC Nagar, Andheri (West), Mumbai 8.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment performs Bhumi Pujan of ESIC Nagar, Andheri (West), Mumbai (Maharashtra) today. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister stated that the ESI Corporation is committed to work for the welfare of workers as well as for its employees.
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CCEA approves power projects worth over Rs. 31,000 crore 7.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Cabinet committee of on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has taken several key decisions for strengthening of the power sector today. Approval was given for four projects worth over Rs. 31,000 crore located at Buxar (Bihar), Khurja (UP), Kishtwar (J&K) and Sirwani (Sikkim).
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NABL launches Quality Assurance Scheme for Basic Composite Medical Laboratories 6.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
For sensitizing small laboratories to basic doable quality practices, NABL has launched another voluntary scheme called Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) for Basic Composite (BC) Medical Laboratories (Entry Level) in February, 2019.
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NCSK Welcomes Delhi Government’s Plan to Introduce Mechanized Cleaning of Sewers 1.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The National Commission for Safai Karamcharis has been mandated to monitor the implementation of “The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act 2013 and also the Supreme Court Judgement dated 27.3.
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Tribal Affairs Ministry to Hold Meeting with States on 6th March to Ensure Effective Implementation of Supreme Court Directions in the Case of Sts and OTFDS Under FRA 2006 1.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The matter pertaining to eviction of Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (OTFDs) whose claims for forest land rights have been rejected under FRA 2006, had come up for hearing in the Supreme Court on 28.02.
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Cabinet approves Creation of two posts of Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities in the Central Government in terms of Section 74(2) of The RPwD Act, 2016 to assist the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities 28.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for Creation of two (2) posts of Commissioners in the Office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD), in terms of provisions of The Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act, 2016.
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Sale of Electoral Bonds at Authorised Branches of State Bank of India (SBI) 28.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  Government of India has notified the Electoral Bond Scheme 2018 vide Gazette Notification No. 20 dated 02nd January 2018. As per provisions of the Scheme, Electoral Bonds may be purchased by a person (as defined in item No. 2 (d) of Gazette Notification), who is a citizen of India or incorporated or established in India.
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Dr. Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor to deliver the Key Note Address at the 4th National Conference on Economics of Competition Law 28.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is organizing its 4th National Conference on Economics of Competition Law tomorrow on 1st March 1, 2019 in New Delhi. CCI has been organising the Conference every year since 2016.
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Amendments to the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 for Rationalization of Stamp Duty & Design of Zero Evasion Collection Mechanism in Respect of Securities market instruments 21.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, today, gave his assent to the Amendments to the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 which were introduced as part of the Finance Act 2019. The was in fulfillment of the commitment made in the last Union Budget 2018-19 to take reform measures with respect to Stamp Duty regime on financial securities transactions in consultation with the States and make necessary amendments to the Indian Stamp Act, 1899.
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President promulgates four Ordinances 21.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India on the 21st February, 2019 has promulgated the following four Ordinances, namely:–– 1. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Second Ordinance, 2019 (Ord. 4 of 2019).
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