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  • Honour killing: Ten, including girl's brother, adjudged guilty
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  • ICC appoints Jonathan Hall as General Counsel & Company Secretary
  • ICC appoints Jonathan Hall as General Counsel & Company Secretary
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  • SC has given a broad outlook in drafting personal data protection law: Ajay Prakash Sawhney
  • Imran says "no point talking" to India: New Delhi affirms Pakistan must take action on terror
  • Medical negligence alleged as boy admitted with stomach pain given snake venom injection and dies, 8-month pregnant woman given wrong blood
  • Dahi Handi celebrations to be low-key affair owing to recent floods
  • Amazon fire turns 'day into night' in Sao Paulo
  • Rs 62,500 looted from Manager of Customer Service Centre of Rural Bank
  • Kashmir:Thousands of marriage functions cancelled in peak season, sector badly hit
  • First organ transplantation unit successfully commissioned at IGMC, HP
Parliament
RS passed 31 Bills; productivity at 104 pc: Naidu

RS passed 31 Bills; productivity at 104 pc: Naidu

07 Aug 2019 | 3:47 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday termed the 249th session of the Upper House as the most productive one at 104 per cent which ranked fifth best in the last 41 years.

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RS: Bill to increase number of SC judges passed without discussion

07 Aug 2019 | 2:14 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) As agreed by both Treasury and Opposition benches, the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019 without discussion in the House.

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Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

07 Aug 2019 | 2:03 PM

(Rptg, correcting para2)
New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) The 249th session of Rajya Sabha Wednesday adjourned sine die after paying rich tributes to the former Member of the Upper House and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

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Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

07 Aug 2019 | 1:10 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) The 249th session of Rajya Sabha Wednesday adjourned sine die after paying rich tributes to the former Member of the Upper House and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

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Parliament nod to Consumer Protection Bill, 2019

Parliament nod to Consumer Protection Bill, 2019

06 Aug 2019 | 10:38 PM

New Delhi, Aug 6 (UNI) Parliament on Tuesday gave its nod to the Consumer Protection Bill, 2019, providing more teeth to consumer protection and rights, apart from keeping check on misleading advertisements.

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Parliament nod for key J&K Bills

Parliament nod for key J&K Bills

06 Aug 2019 | 9:43 PM

New Delhi, Aug. 6 (UNI) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a statutory resolution removing Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir and the J&K Reorganisation Bill, 2019 which bifurcates the State. The key bills were passed by voting with 370 in favour and 70 against. The Rajya Sabha gave its nod to the bills on Monday.

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Parliament okays Bill to evict squatters from Lutyens' bungalow

06 Aug 2019 | 9:37 PM

New Delhi, Aug 6 (UNI) Parliament on Tuesday gave its nod to the Bill on Public Premises (Eviction of Unathorised Occupants), after it was passed by the Rajya Sabha, with voice vote.

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First session of 17th LS adjourned sine die

First session of 17th LS adjourned sine die

06 Aug 2019 | 8:59 PM

New Delhi, Aug 6 (UNI) First session of the 17th Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Tuesday. The first session commenced on June 17 and was extended till August 7.

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Abrogation of Article 370 will create new employment opportunities for J & K youth : Prasad

Abrogation of Article 370 will create new employment opportunities for J & K youth : Prasad

06 Aug 2019 | 7:01 PM

New Delhi, Aug 6 (UNI) Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said the abrogation of Article 370 will create new employment opportunities for the youth of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Amit Shah assures no dilution or changes in Article 371

Amit Shah assures no dilution or changes in Article 371

06 Aug 2019 | 7:00 PM

New Delhi, Aug 6 (UNI) Amid apprehension in certain quarters, specially in the North East, Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday assured the far-flung region that the Centre has no plans to change or dilute the provisions of Article 371 related to seven states including Nagaland.

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