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Central Chronicle
100% hike in salaries and allowances for our ‘good conduct’, demand Members of Parliamentto raise remmuneration of MPs is expected to be passed in the next session of P
100% hike in salaries and allowances for our ‘good conduct’, demand Members of Parliament
Central Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
to raise remmuneration of MPs is expected to be passed in the next session of Parliament. As per a report in agencies, a parliamentary committee has suggested that the salary of MPs be raised from Rs. 50,000 to a lakh a month and a constituency... Read more
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dna
CM Kejriwal says draft bill for Delhi's statehood is readyin 2003 had brought a bill to grant full statehood to Delhi and it was tabled i
CM Kejriwal says draft bill for Delhi's statehood is ready
dna / Posted 4 hours ago
in 2003 had brought a bill to grant full statehood to Delhi and it was tabled in Parliament. The bill was referred to a Parliamentary Committee. But no further attempt was made to grant Delhi full statehood. The BJP-ruled Delhi government had... Read more
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Rappler
Bombed Brussels airport departure hall to partly reopenBRUSSELS AIRPORT. In this file photo, workers repair as a Parliamentary Committ
Bombed Brussels airport departure hall to partly reopen
Rappler / Posted 7 hours ago
BRUSSELS AIRPORT. In this file photo, workers repair as a Parliamentary Committee investigating the Brussels attacks visits the Zaventem airport in Brussels, Belgium, 22 April 2016. Photo by Francois Lenoir/EPA The twin explosions on March 22 killed... Read more
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asianage
MPs suggest 100 per cent pay hike for themselves in view of ‘good conduct’Security persons during the Parliament Session in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) A pa
MPs suggest 100 per cent pay hike for themselves in view of ‘good conduct’
asianage / Posted 8 hours ago
Security persons during the Parliament Session in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) A parliamentary committee has recommended that the salary of MPs be raised from Rs 50,000 to a lakh per month. Members of Parliament have recommended a 100 per cent hike in... Read more
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asianage
MPs suggest 100 per cent pay hike for themselves in view of �good conduct'Security persons during the Parliament Session in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) A pa
MPs suggest 100 per cent pay hike for themselves in view of �good conduct'
asianage / Posted 8 hours ago
Security persons during the Parliament Session in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) A parliamentary committee has recommended that the salary of MPs be raised from Rs 50,000 to a lakh per month. Members of Parliament have recommended a 100 per cent hike in... Read more
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dna
MPs maange more: Lawmakers demand 100% pay hike; raise will burden exchequer by Rs 250 crore(MPs) under BJP MP Yogi Aditya Nath has recommended doubling of MPs salaries an
MPs maange more: Lawmakers demand 100% pay hike; raise will burden exchequer by Rs 250 crore
dna / Posted 11 hours ago
(MPs) under BJP MP Yogi Aditya Nath has recommended doubling of MPs salaries and perks. According to an NDTVreport, a parliamentary committee has suggested that the salary of MPs be raised from Rs 50,000 to a lakh a month and the constituency... Read more
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Business Standard India
Tata Sons board to meet in UKthe noise over Tata Steel's plans to exit its UK business. On Thursday, Tata St
Tata Sons board to meet in UK
Business Standard India / Posted 20 hours ago
the noise over Tata Steel's plans to exit its UK business. On Thursday, Tata Steel UK's CEO Bimlendra Jha told the British Parliamentary Committee that the company cannot continue to bleed from its loss-making steel units in the country and there... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Centre faces Opposition ire over hanging of cattle traderssaid the house could have a debate on communal atmosphere in the country, but t
Centre faces Opposition ire over hanging of cattle traders
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 20 hours ago
said the house could have a debate on communal atmosphere in the country, but the Opposition demanded that an all-party parliamentary committee be set up to get to the bottom of the matter. In her intervention, minority affairs minister Najma... Read more
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The Economic Times
Opposition wants MPs team to visit JharkhandNEW DELHI: The Opposition has demanded that a parliamentary committee be sent t
Opposition wants MPs team to visit Jharkhand
The Economic Times / Posted 20 hours ago
NEW DELHI: The Opposition has demanded that a parliamentary committee be sent to Jharkhand on a fact-finding mission following the hanging of two cattle traders in the state in March. It criticised the Narendra Modi government in the Rajya Sabha for... Read more
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SKY News
Ireland Agrees New Government After Nine Weeksbe appointed to examine the issues of funding and conservation in relation to w
Ireland Agrees New Government After Nine Weeks
SKY News / Posted 21 hours ago
be appointed to examine the issues of funding and conservation in relation to water. Its recommendations will be put to a parliamentary committee which will bring its own proposals before parliament for a vote. In statements released this... Read more
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CBS News
Lawmakers brawl over contentious billof pro-Kurdish legislators on terrorism-related charges. Five people were hurt
Lawmakers brawl over contentious bill
CBS News / Posted yesterday
of pro-Kurdish legislators on terrorism-related charges. Five people were hurt in the fighting, a news agency reported. A parliamentary committee began initial discussions on the proposed constitutional amendment, which was drafted by the ruling... Read more
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The Financial Express
Parliamentary panel for fixing upper limit for economy class airfaressaid, “the Committee fails to understand whose interest is sought to be served
Parliamentary panel for fixing upper limit for economy class airfares
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
said, “the Committee fails to understand whose interest is sought to be served by taking such a stand that too before a Parliamentary Committee which is empowered to suggest necessary modification in our rules, regulations that are coming in our... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Iranian view of Donald Trump: familiar but no atomic challengerinto Farsi and people have read about his business dealings. Iranian MP Avaz H
Iranian view of Donald Trump: familiar but no atomic challenger
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
into Farsi and people have read about his business dealings. Iranian MP Avaz Heydarpour Shahrrezayi, who sits on the parliamentary committee on national security and foreign policy, believes that a Trump win will not affect the nuclear deal... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Uproar in RS; JD(U), Cong demand probe by Parl Committee over cattle traders’ lynching in J’khandNabi Azad said in course of his own research he had found that it is a serious
Uproar in RS; JD(U), Cong demand probe by Parl Committee over cattle traders’ lynching in J’khand
Central Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Nabi Azad said in course of his own research he had found that it is a serious incident and demanded the setting up of a Parliamentary Committee to probe the incident. ‘’Two months have happened since the incident occurred. I am surprised that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UEGCL Refutes Claims of Illegal Consultant ProcurementKampala — Uganda Electricity Generation Company (UEGCL) chief executive officer
UEGCL Refutes Claims of Illegal Consultant Procurement
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — Uganda Electricity Generation Company (UEGCL) chief executive officer Harrison Mutikanga has refuted claims by a parliamentary committee that the agency procured a consultant in an uncompetitive process to supervise works at Karuma... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Want Probe Into Shs365 Billion DealAF Consult at $111m (Shs365b) to supervise construction works at Karuma hydropo
MPs Want Probe Into Shs365 Billion Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
AF Consult at $111m (Shs365b) to supervise construction works at Karuma hydropower project, according to details from a parliamentary committee report. "UEGCL consultants were procured without competitive bidding, having been unsuccessful in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs - We Struck Tax Deal With Musevenigratuity that comes with a big consolidated sum but only pay tax on a segment o
MPs - We Struck Tax Deal With Museveni
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
gratuity that comes with a big consolidated sum but only pay tax on a segment of the whole. MP Musasizi, a member of the parliamentary committee on finance, which scrutinized the bill before its passage, said: "I am deeply disappointed by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bunge Committee Members Changedto him, would ensure each Member of Parliament, including four others who were
Bunge Committee Members Changed
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to him, would ensure each Member of Parliament, including four others who were sworn in recently, becomes a member in a Parliamentary Committee. He also said that the changes were also based on category of the MP, like gender, political party... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Lebanese parliament in crisison convening the assembly only for the purpose of adopting the parliamentary el
Lebanese parliament in crisis
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
on convening the assembly only for the purpose of adopting the parliamentary elections law, even though the competent parliamentary committee has failed to agree on a draft. These forces believe the parliament should only convene in the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
‘Support Egypt’ sweeps parliamentary committeesand Antiquities Committee. Heikal told reporters the “Support Egypt” bloc had
‘Support Egypt’ sweeps parliamentary committees
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
and Antiquities Committee. Heikal told reporters the “Support Egypt” bloc had refused to field candidates for every parliamentary committee “to allow other political factions to compete and win posts”. Heikal won 10 votes out of a total 18.... Read more
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The Financial Express
Idea Cellular, ICICI Bank, Vedanta among 10 stocks in focus in Friday’s tradesteel units in the country and a buyer needs to be found soon, the company’s C
Idea Cellular, ICICI Bank, Vedanta among 10 stocks in focus in Friday’s trade
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
steel units in the country and a buyer needs to be found soon, the company’s CEO Bimlendra Jha on Thrusday told a British parliamentary committee. Jha told the House of Commons Business Select Committee that structural disadvantages in the UK,... Read more
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The Indian Express
Middleman left country day after CBI opened probe, trail leads to doors of Cong bigwigs: Minister PrasadIndian laws to take care of,” he said. On Thursday, talk swirled that the gove
Middleman left country day after CBI opened probe, trail leads to doors of Cong bigwigs: Minister Prasad
The Indian Express / Posted yesterday
Indian laws to take care of,” he said. On Thursday, talk swirled that the government may offer constitution of a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the helicopter deal but given the bitter divide between the BJP and Congress, the jury is... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Pretty Vacant: Parliament Oversight's oversight to filling key intelligence postof the Constitution, and in terms of the 1994 Intelligence Services Oversight A
Pretty Vacant: Parliament Oversight's oversight to filling key intelligence post
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
of the Constitution, and in terms of the 1994 Intelligence Services Oversight Act, which also created the JSCI as the only parliamentary committee established in law. The act only requires the intelligence inspector-general to be “a fit and proper... Read more
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The Hindu
Congress may support new bankruptcy lawCode, 2015, increased on Thursday after theCongress indicated its support — in
Congress may support new bankruptcy law
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Code, 2015, increased on Thursday after theCongress indicated its support — in principle — for the report of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the significant economic reform. The bill to overhaul India’s century-old bankruptcy regulations... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Years of guesswork on rail relocationBest guesses are just that – guesses. When BNSF officials tell a Canadian parl
Years of guesswork on rail relocation
Peace Arch News / Posted yesterday
Best guesses are just that – guesses. When BNSF officials tell a Canadian parliamentary committee that moving White Rock and South Surrey’s waterfront rail route inland will cost “billions,” it is – as South Surrey-White Rock Conservative MP and... Read more
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The Financial Express
‘Indira Awaas Yojana’: Parl panel finds ‘diversion’ and ‘misappropriation’ of fundsbut during the implementation of the scheme as well, so that the inaccuracies a
‘Indira Awaas Yojana’: Parl panel finds ‘diversion’ and ‘misappropriation’ of funds
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
but during the implementation of the scheme as well, so that the inaccuracies are always open to scrutiny. The parliamentary committee noted with “disdain” that the Gram Sabha’s powers are “often” exercised in part by the sarpanch in... Read more
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dna
We cannot continue to bleed from loss-making units: Tata Steel CEO tells UK MPssteel units in the country and a buyer needs to be found soon, the company's CE
We cannot continue to bleed from loss-making units: Tata Steel CEO tells UK MPs
dna / Posted yesterday
steel units in the country and a buyer needs to be found soon, the company's CEO Bimlendra Jha on Thursday told a British parliamentary committee. Jha told the House of Commons Business Select Committee that structural disadvantages in the UK,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Malaysia’s troubled 1MDB fund ordered to repatriate moneyhas steadfastly denied money was stolen or that it was in financial trouble. B
Malaysia’s troubled 1MDB fund ordered to repatriate money
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
has steadfastly denied money was stolen or that it was in financial trouble. But earlier this month a Malaysian parliamentary committee said at least $4.2 billion in questionable overseas money transfers were made by 1MDB. Najib was... Read more
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The Economic Times
We cannot continue to bleed, Tata Steel CEO Bimlendra Jha tells UK MPsmaking steel units in the country and a buyer needs to be found soon, the compa
We cannot continue to bleed, Tata Steel CEO Bimlendra Jha tells UK MPs
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
making steel units in the country and a buyer needs to be found soon, the company's CEO Bimlendra Jha today told a British parliamentary committee. Jha told the House of Commons Business Select Committee that structural disadvantages in the UK,... Read more
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The Financial Express
Rajya Sabha MPs demand law to make celebrities endorsing Advertisements liableprojected, liable. There is a need for strong law in India too so that people
Rajya Sabha MPs demand law to make celebrities endorsing Advertisements liable
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
projected, liable. There is a need for strong law in India too so that people are not cheated, he said. He noted that a Parliamentary Committee has submitted a report in this regard and it should be considered by the government. Later,... Read more
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The Financial Express
Efforts on to pass bankruptcy bill in ongoing session: Shaktikanta Daswill help domestic entities to resolve distress situation faster. “Bankruptcy
Efforts on to pass bankruptcy bill in ongoing session: Shaktikanta Das
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
will help domestic entities to resolve distress situation faster. “Bankruptcy Code: Welcome submission of report by Joint Parliamentary Committee. Effort will be to get it passed in current Budget session,” Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta... Read more
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The Financial Express
We cannot continue to bleed, Tata Steel CEO tells UK MPsmaking steel units in the country and a buyer needs to be found soon, the compa
We cannot continue to bleed, Tata Steel CEO tells UK MPs
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
making steel units in the country and a buyer needs to be found soon, the company’s CEO Bimlendra Jha today told a British parliamentary committee. Jha told the House of Commons Business Select Committee that structural disadvantages in the UK,... Read more
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dna
In Parliament Today: Rajya Sabha MPs demand law to make celebrities endorsing ads liableprojected, liable. There is a need for strong law in India too so that people
In Parliament Today: Rajya Sabha MPs demand law to make celebrities endorsing ads liable
dna / Posted 2 days ago
projected, liable. There is a need for strong law in India too so that people are not cheated, he said. He noted that a Parliamentary Committee has submitted a report in this regard and it should be considered by the government. Later,... Read more
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Rappler
Malaysia's troubled 1MDB fund ordered to repatriate moneyhas steadfastly denied money was stolen or that it was in financial trouble. B
Malaysia's troubled 1MDB fund ordered to repatriate money
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
has steadfastly denied money was stolen or that it was in financial trouble. But earlier this month a Malaysian parliamentary committee said at least $4.2 billion in questionable overseas money transfers were made by 1MDB. Najib was... Read more
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The Local
Sweden set to keep ID checks over summerofficials voiced concerns that the grace period could create a fresh wave of re
Sweden set to keep ID checks over summer
The Local / Posted 2 days ago
officials voiced concerns that the grace period could create a fresh wave of refugees trying to make it to Sweden, a parliamentary committee has now proposed to plug the gap. "Two weeks without ID checks could open a flow that we do not... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Malaysia's troubled 1MDB fund ordered to repatriate moneyhas steadfastly denied money was stolen or that it was in financial trouble. B
Malaysia's troubled 1MDB fund ordered to repatriate money
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
has steadfastly denied money was stolen or that it was in financial trouble. But earlier this month a Malaysian parliamentary committee said at least $4.2 billion in questionable overseas money transfers were made by 1MDB. Najib was... Read more
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Rappler
Indonesia executions one year on: Mary Jane lives but death penalty questions lingermany questioned whether Australia shouldn’t be a more consistent and louder voi
Indonesia executions one year on: Mary Jane lives but death penalty questions linger
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
many questioned whether Australia shouldn’t be a more consistent and louder voice against the death penalty worldwide. A parliamentary committee has been considering how Australia's government can improve its advocacy. Julian McMahon, who was a... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Here is how Sonia led Cong to return BJP’s fire on chopper deal scamcourt when the case was first taken up and there were no evidences against any
Here is how Sonia led Cong to return BJP’s fire on chopper deal scam
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
court when the case was first taken up and there were no evidences against any Congress leaders. The Congress said it had earlier proposed a Joint Parliamentary Committee on AgustaWestland, but BJP refused to participate or cooperate in the ma... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Turnbull scraps federation white paper after $5m workpoll being called. Here is what we know so far. Labor frontbencher Penny Wong
Turnbull scraps federation white paper after $5m work
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
poll being called. Here is what we know so far. Labor frontbencher Penny Wong confirmed the paper had been dumped in a parliamentary committee hearing yesterday. Under questioning from Senator Wong, the Department of Prime Minister and... Read more
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dna
Why Centre must heed the judiciary and CBIthe CBI has suggested is that more state police personnel be deputed to tide ov
Why Centre must heed the judiciary and CBI
dna / Posted 2 days ago
the CBI has suggested is that more state police personnel be deputed to tide over the vacancies. Back in 2013, the same parliamentary committee had criticised the Department of Training and Personnel and the CBI for relying on deputation rather... Read more
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The Indian Express
House panel to govt: Name all those who got Govt banks to write off debtthe banks in March. Jaitley also told the committee that the Insolvency and Ba
House panel to govt: Name all those who got Govt banks to write off debt
The Indian Express / Posted 2 days ago
the banks in March. Jaitley also told the committee that the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code has been cleared by the joint parliamentary committee and is expected to be taken up for discussion in the ongoing session of Parliament. He said the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
ICAC inquiries remain in limboan abuse of power. The report, which Premier Mike Baird said raised some 'very
ICAC inquiries remain in limbo
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
an abuse of power. The report, which Premier Mike Baird said raised some 'very serious issues', is being considered by a parliamentary committee on ICAC. The committee will also examine a separate inspector's report, expected to be delivered... Read more
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DW
BND President Gerhard Schindler fired but we don't know what for |for such a move for a very long time - the main one being the NSA affair, which
BND President Gerhard Schindler fired but we don't know what for |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
for such a move for a very long time - the main one being the NSA affair, which became public in the summer of 2013. A parliamentary committee has been investigating the involvement of the BND in the affair for the better part of two years. The... Read more
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New Kerala
Sonia, Manmohan dare BJP over AgustaWestland deal ( - newkerala.com #55331court when the case was first taken up and there were no evidences against any
Sonia, Manmohan dare BJP over AgustaWestland deal ( - newkerala.com #55331
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
court when the case was first taken up and there were no evidences against any Congress leaders. The Congress said it had earlier proposed a Joint Parliamentary Committee on AgustaWestland, but BJP refused to participate or cooperate in the ma... Read more
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New Kerala
Bankruptcy code cleared by parliamentary panel: newkerala.com #55337steps the government is taking to deal with the problem of mounting bad loans o
Bankruptcy code cleared by parliamentary panel: newkerala.com #55337
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
steps the government is taking to deal with the problem of mounting bad loans of state-run banks, he told a meeting of a parliamentary committee attached to the finance ministry. The committee took stock of the non-performing assets or bad loans... Read more
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DW
Hans Leyendecker: 'The BND has a life of its own' |the BND having a life of its own. The German foreign intelligence service repor
Hans Leyendecker: 'The BND has a life of its own' |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
the BND having a life of its own. The German foreign intelligence service reports to the chancellery and is monitored by a parliamentary committee. What makes this agency different from other government agencies? Hans Leyendecker This agency is... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
After 50,000 deaths a year, UK panel for scrapping diesel vehicles10 years old and introducing a congestion charge in cities across Britain are a
After 50,000 deaths a year, UK panel for scrapping diesel vehicles
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
10 years old and introducing a congestion charge in cities across Britain are among key recommendations made by a British parliamentary committee concerned by 50,000 air pollution-related deaths a year. In a new report on air quality, the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
MPs oppose increasing size of pictorial warnings on cigarette packsand beedi workers and put their livelihood in danger. Sharad Bansode (BJP) and
MPs oppose increasing size of pictorial warnings on cigarette packs
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
and beedi workers and put their livelihood in danger. Sharad Bansode (BJP) and R Dhruvanarayana (Cong) suggested that the parliamentary committee’s recommendation that the warnings be restricted to 50%, should be adhered to. Raising the issue in... Read more
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New Kerala
Publicise defaulters whose loans written off: MPs' committee - newkerala.com #55152public and asked for exemplary action against wilful defaulters. These were am
Publicise defaulters whose loans written off: MPs' committee - newkerala.com #55152
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
public and asked for exemplary action against wilful defaulters. These were among the suggestions made at a meeting of the parliamentary committee here with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and senior officials of the ministry to discuss the... Read more
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The Hindu
Key events in the VVIP chopper scandalagreement” until 2011. February 27, 2013: The government moves a motion in th
Key events in the VVIP chopper scandal
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
agreement” until 2011. February 27, 2013: The government moves a motion in the Rajya Sabha for the formation of a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) “to inquire into the allegations of payment of bribes in the acquisition of VVIP helicopters by... Read more
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