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Lok Sabha passes the Banking Regulation Bill

Lok Sabha passes the Banking Regulation Bill

The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2017, was passed in Lok Sabha on Thursday which seeks to reform in Banking regulation act,1949. Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley introduced the Banking Regulation Bill in Lok Sabha on july 24. This will insert provisions for handling cases related to stressed assets.  Stressed assets are the loans where a borrower has

Lawyer gets cheated on online purchase

Lawyer gets cheated online purchase Jalandhar DTDC. Jalandhar: City lawyer Mandeep Sachdeva has made an order of purse worth Rs 85,000 from theonline shopping website http://www.volyzan.com/. Due to the imposition of GST, a Paris brand purse was on huge discount whose price after discount was 23 thousand rupees.When he received his order on Saturday, Mandeep

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Uber Overcharges From Customer In Bengaluru

An engineer who came from Mysore in the city took a uber cab to go to the satellite bus stop from the City Railway Station but you can not trust the rent which he has given up on the distance of 6 kilometers. For this journey of only 6 kms, uber taxi driver handed the

Hillary Clinton, Bill, vote in New York

New York: There were cheers as Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and her husband, former US President Bill Clinton, entered a polling station near their home in Chappaqua, New York, to cast their vote early on Tuesday. The Clintons voted at 8 a.m. at a local elementary school. Hillary, whom pollsters have given a slight edge

Obama posts emotional farewell letter, Facebook

Hillary more qualified to become president than Bill: Obama

Philadelphia: Rallying behind Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama has said the Democratic presidential nominee was more qualified to be the next US president than him or Bill Clinton as he termed her Republican rival Donald Trump “temperamentally unfit” to lead the country. Appearing with his wife Michelle Obama, former president Bill Clinton and his daughter

Cabinet approves amendments to HIV, AIDS Bill

New Delhi: The Cabinet on Wednesday here approved amendments to the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014, which was drafted to safeguard the rights of people living with and affected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. The cabinet meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The provisions of the bill seek to address

Hindu Marriage Bill passed by Pakistan National Assembly

Hindu Marriage Bill finally passed by Pakistan National Assembly, which seeks to set legal framework for marriage as well as divorce besides forced conversions. The Bill was presented before the Pakistan National Assembly by Human Rights Minister Kamran Michael on Monday. Later on, the Bill was passed generally. Michael said,”It is a historic day… and the credit goes to both

US lawmakers introduce bill to designate Pak a terrorist state

Washington: Two powerful American lawmaker shave introduced a bill in the US House of Representatives to designate Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism, saying it was time the US stopped paying the country for its “betrayal”. The ‘Pakistan State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act (HR 6069) has been moved by Republican Ted Poe and Democrat

Bill on cards to prune permissions for film shoots

New Delhi: Government may introduce a Billin Parliament to “drastically prune” the number of permissions required to be obtained for shooting films. Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the Bill “could be brought about either in the forthcoming winter session or else latest by the Budget session

Obama to veto 9/11 victims bill

Washington: US President Barack Obama is set to veto a bill that would allow survivors and families of victims of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, the White House said on Monday. “That’s still the plan,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest said when asked if the President planned to veto

Punjab Public Library and Information Services Bill hanging fire

‘Shabad Parkash Punjab Public Library and Information Services Bill’ continues to hang fire even after five years of it being promised by the state government.In a joint statement, Dr Bikram Singh Ghuman president and Dr Charanjit Singh Gumtala press secretary, the Punjabi Writers Co-operative Society Ltd stated that in October 2011, the-then Education Minister Sewa

Assembly passes Bill for parole to prisoners

Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Monday passed the Punjab Good Conduct Prisoners (Temporary Release) Amendment Bill, 2016. Though some of Congress MLAs had reservations about the provisions of the bill, the treasury benches managed to get the bill passed. Rubbishing the allegations of the Opposition that the bill was intended to get some criminals out on

Assembly session from Sept 8; GST Bill all set to be ratified

Punjab Cabinet on Monday approved the summoning of thirteenth session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha from September 8 to 14. A decision to this effect was taken by the Cabinet in its meeting chaired by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal here at Punjab Bhawan, on Monday morning. Disclosing this here on Monday, a spokesperson of the

Cabinet approves surrogacy regulation bill

New Delhi: Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Surrogacy Regulation bill, 2016, which aims to regulate surrogacy and safeguard the rights of surrogate mothers. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, briefing the media, said the bill aims to curb commercial surrogacy in the

Himachal assembly may ratify GST bill next week

Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh assembly may ratify the constitution amendment bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST) during its monsoon session beginning on August 22, an official said here on Friday. With this, the hill state will become the fourth after Assam, Bihar and Jharkhand to ratify the bill. “The constitution amendment bill on GST will

Bihar assembly passes GST Bill

Patna: The Bihar assembly on Tuesday ratified the Goods and Services Tax Constitution Amendment Bill which found support from the ruling coalition of JD-U, RJD and Congress as well as the BJP-led opposition. The CPI(ML), however, opposed the GST Bill — its three members walked out of the assembly which convened for a special day-long session

Breaking: Assam is first state to ratify GST bill

Assam is first state to ratify GST

Government introduces bill to improve road safety in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: The central government on Tuesday introduced the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill-2016 in the Lok Sabha, despite objections from opposition parties. The bill is aimed at improving road safety in the country and proposes to increase penalties against traffic violations as a deterrent measure. Soon after Lok Speaker Sumitra Mahajan asked Union Road Transport

GST Bill Pass, Lok Sabha

History has been created, Government passing GST Bill in Loksabha which is India’s biggest tax reforms which got the clearance from parliament with 443 votes in support. Still needs approval from atleast 15

Breaking: Lok Sabha takes up amendments to GST bill for discussion

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Monday took up for discussion the amendments to the Goods and Services Tax Bill with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stating that there was a wide consensus on the legislation. “There has been a wide consensus. A large number of political parties have come forward in its support,” Jaitley said. The