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LS discusses demands for grants under Railway Ministry till midnight

New Delhi, Jul 11 (UNI) Debate on demands for grants under the Ministry of Railways continued till midnight in Lok Sabha on Thursday with most of the members pressing demands of their respective parliamentary constituencies.
Taking part in the debate, BJP lawmaker Nishikant Dubey urged the Government that Railways should focus on Jharkhand.
He said tourism is a source of revenue generation. The BJP lawmaker said Paris, London and Singapore have moved forward on the basis of tourism.
The BJP lawmaker said there are big opportunities for tourism in Jharkhand due to the abundance of historical and natural sites.
Congress member Shashi Tharoor said Thiruvananthapuram-Madurai-Velankanni pilgrimage route
should get a new train.
BJP member Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur said there should be a direct train from Bhopal to Mumbai.
Congress member Gaurav Gogoi and BJP member Kirit Premjibhai Solanki also took part in the debate.
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal will give reply to the debate on Friday.
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Dam to be constructed in Nepal for permanent solution of flood: Rai

18 Jul 2019 | 8:19 PM

New Delhi, Jul 18 (UNI) The Government said in the Lok Sabha on Thursday that efforts are being made to reduce the damage caused by flood alongwith finding a permanent solution to the problem and for this a proposal to make a dam in Nepal is under consideration.

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18 Jul 2019 | 8:17 PM

Earlier, replying the debate on the “The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill 2019 and “The Arbitration and Conciliation (amendment) Bill 2019”, The Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the some of the Members of the Opposition apprehension were baseless there would be manipulation in constitution of the arbitration council.

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Tax proposals aimed to improve 'Make in India,' promote digital payment: FM

Tax proposals aimed to improve 'Make in India,' promote digital payment: FM

18 Jul 2019 | 8:09 PM

New Delhi, July 18 (UNI) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said the tax proposals in the Finance Bill, 2019, are aimed to improve the ease of living and reduce pain of the citizens while promoting 'Make in India' and digital payment.

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Bill to set up intl arbitration centre for arbitration, mediation & conciliation gets nod of Par

Bill to set up intl arbitration centre for arbitration, mediation & conciliation gets nod of Par

18 Jul 2019 | 7:32 PM

New Delhi, Jul 18 (UNI) A Bill to set up an international arbitration centre to conduct arbitration, mediation, and conciliation proceedings got the nod of Parliament with the Rajya Sabha passing it by voice vote on Thursday.

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Finance Bill, 2019, okayed by Lok Sabha

Finance Bill, 2019, okayed by Lok Sabha

18 Jul 2019 | 7:26 PM

New Delhi, July 18 (UNI) The Lok Sabha on Thursday stamped its seal of approval on the Finance Bill, 2019, by a voice vote. Piloting the Bill, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the Modi government is working towards ease of living of the people and underlined the fact that proposed direct tax amendments seek to give an impetus to 'Make in India' through a reduction of rates for more than 99 per cent of the companies.

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