PARLIAMENTARY AWAAZ

Bill to check E-Cigarette introduced in Lok Sabha

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today introduced a bill to prohibit the production, manufacture, import, export, transport, sale, distribution, storage and advertisement of electronic cigarettes. He said, this has been done to protect the people from harmful effects of e-cigarettes. Home Ministry on 20th of November issued an order to … Continue reading Bill to check E-Cigarette introduced in Lok Sabha

Rajya Sabha refers Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 to Select Committee

Staff Writer The Rajya Sabha today referred the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 to the Select Committee for further scrutiny. Yesterday, during the discussion on the bill, members from the Opposition parties including Congress and others had demanded the government to send the bill to the Select Committee for wider consultation. The members cited loopholes in … Continue reading Rajya Sabha refers Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 to Select Committee

950 cases of ceasefire violations by Pak in August-October 2019 in J&K

AMN Nine hundred and Fifty incidents of ceasefire violations along the line of control from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir were reported during the period August 2019 to October 2019. This was disclosed in Lok sabha today in a written reply. Government also informed the Parliament that immediate and effective retaliation is undertaken … Continue reading 950 cases of ceasefire violations by Pak in August-October 2019 in J&K

Rajya Sabha starts debate on Surrogacy Regulation Bill, 2019

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI The Rajya Sabha today took up Surrogacy Regulation Bill, 2019 for consideration and passing. The Bill prohibits commercial surrogacy, but allows altruistic surrogacy. Its provisions include establishing National Surrogacy Board, State Surrogacy Board and appointment of appropriate authorities for the regulation of practice and process of surrogacy. Moving the Bill, … Continue reading Rajya Sabha starts debate on Surrogacy Regulation Bill, 2019

Parliament passes Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019

STAFF WRITER / NEW DELHI Parliament today passed the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019, with Rajya Sabha approving it today. The Lok Sabha had passed this Bill in the last session. The Bill seeks to amend the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act, 1951. It has a provision to remove the President of the … Continue reading Parliament passes Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Uproar in Lok Sabha over withdrawal of SPG security to Gandhi family

AMN Lok Sabha today witnessed noisy scenes over the withdrawal of SPG security to Gandhi family, JNU issue among others. Members from Congress, DMK and Left trooped into the Well of the House this morning raising slogans against the government. The House took up Question Hour amid noisy scenes. Speaker Om Birla has warned of … Continue reading Uproar in Lok Sabha over withdrawal of SPG security to Gandhi family

Top leaders laud role of Rajya Sabha at beginning of its 250th Session

Andalib Akhter / NEW DELHI The Winter Session of Parliament began today with the historic 250th session of Rajya Sabha.A special discussion was held in the upper House to mark the important session. Taking part in the special discussion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, the Rajya Sabha is essential for checks and balance in democracy. … Continue reading Top leaders laud role of Rajya Sabha at beginning of its 250th Session

Uproar in Lok Sabha over detention of Farooq Abdullah; RS adjourned

Staff Reporter / New Delhi On the first day of winter session, Lok Sabha today witnessed uproarious scene during the Question Hour seeking the release of detained Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah. Opposition MPs continued chanting of slogans protesting against the lack of stability in Jammu and Kashmir. The Rajya Sabha was … Continue reading Uproar in Lok Sabha over detention of Farooq Abdullah; RS adjourned

Chairman Naidu lauds Rajya Sabha contribution, but says ‘all is not well’

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu today praised the ‘significant role’ of the Upper House in the socio-economic transformation of the country during its journey of 67 years, however he said ‘all is not well’ in the House. The Chairman stressed the need for collective reflection over the journey of … Continue reading Chairman Naidu lauds Rajya Sabha contribution, but says ‘all is not well’

Javadekar arrives at Parliament in electric car

Appeals to people to join fight against pollution AMN / NEW DELHI Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar arrived at Parliament in an electric car on Monday. Speaking to reporters, he said, government is gradually switching to electric cars as they are pollution-free. The Minister also appealed to people to contribute to fight pollution and start … Continue reading Javadekar arrives at Parliament in electric car

50 years of International Film Festival India IFFI

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SPORTS

Shooting ;India clinches both ISSF President’s Trophies to finish Putian World Cup Final

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Shooting; Manavjit , Manavaditya win senior and junior National Titles in Trap

HSB Ace marksmanManavjit Sandhu (Punjab) won his 12th Trap national title while and Rajasthan's, ...

Motorsports: Double delight for Michelangelo Amendola in MRF Series

HSB/ Dubai Belgian teenager Michelangelo Amendola came up with two brilliant drives to win both the races o ...

ART & CULTURE

Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan begins

AMN Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan, a three-day mega event for discussing ideas, theories and research f ...

Literature plays an important role in social transformation: VP Naidu

AMN Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu says poetry has the capability to change attitudes, mindsets and social ...

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MARQUEE

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Shaukat Kaifi, Mother of Shabana Azmi passes away

AMN Shaukat Kaifi, the wife of renowned poet Kaifi Azmi and mother actress Shaban Azmi has passed away tod ...

Haryana participates in IFFI for first time, invites film industry

A scene from ‘Turram Khan’ Our Correspondent   Haryana for the first time took part in the Inter ...

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