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Not Much Increase In Allocation For Child Welfare In Budget

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


Blueprint For Growth: Economic Survey

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Economic Survey was released on 4 July 2019 by the Union Minister of Finance in Parliament.  


Centre Rejects UP Government’s Move To Shift 17 OBC’s To SC List

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On 2nd July 2019, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment said in the Rajya Sabha that shifting of 17 Other Backward Classes (OBCs) to the Schedule Caste list is unconstitutional, and a transgression of Parliament’s jurisdiction.


MGNREGS To Focus On Water Conservation

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


Nagaland Plans To Implement NRC

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Nagaland on 29th June announced starting of its own National Register of Citizens (NRC).


Bombay HC Approves Reservations For Marathas

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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).


Aadhaar Bill Re-introduced In The Parliament

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


A New Species ‘Impressive’ Tortoise Discovered

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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.


UNCCD COP Meet Scheduled In India In September 2019

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For the first time, India will host the 14th session of the Conference of Parties (COP-14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in September 2019.


Quality Of 18 Pharma Companies’

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The Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) has found 25 batches of drugs of 18 pharmaceutical companies to be of substandard quality since January 2018.


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