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US’ Curbs On Trade With Iran Affects Indo-Afghan Trade

The Finance Minister announced the slashing of allocation for Iran’s Chabahar port during the budget speech on 5th July, 2019.


Not Much Increase In Allocation For Child Welfare In Budget

Recently, on 5th July, the Union Budget was released by the Finance Minister.


MGNREGS To Focus On Water Conservation

Ministry of Rural Development on 1st July 2019 said that at least 75% of the work under MGNREGS would be geared at water conservation.


India Gets NATO-ally Like Status By US Senate

The U.S. Senate in the last week of June 2019 has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America’s NATO allies.


Asia-Pacific Group Supports India’s UNSC Non-permanent Membership

India was unanimously supported by the Asia-Pacific group for its candidature of UN Security Council’s (UNSC) non-permanent membership.


Bombay HC Approves Reservations For Marathas

The Bombay High Court on 27 June, 2019 upheld reservation for Marathas in the State on the basis of the recommendations of Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission (MSBCC).


A New Species ‘Impressive’ Tortoise Discovered

A team of herpetologists from the Forest Department and two NGOs found the Impressed Tortoise (Manouria impressa) in Lower Subansiri, Arunachal district a few days ago.


Aadhaar Bill Re-introduced In The Parliament

Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019, has been re-introduced in the parliament by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.


Iran Shoots Down US Spy Drone

Iran on 20th June 2019, shot down a U.S. spy drone near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.


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