The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018, which provides for stringent punishment including the death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years, has been passed in the Lok Sabha. The demand for a death penalty had escalated after an eight-year-old was gang-raped in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir and the rape of a woman in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh.Read More
Month: July 2018
Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the implementation guidelines for the Strategic Partnership Model to ensure timely delivery of equipment to the Armed Forces. The approval was given at the meeting of DAC chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala SitharamanRead More
The Parliament has passed the State Banks Repeal and Amendment Bill, 2017 with the Lok Sabha approving the amendments sent by the Rajya Sabha. The Upper house had earlier passed the bill with amendments. The Bill seeks to repeal the State Bank of India Subsidiary Banks Act, 1959, the State Bank of Hyderabad Act, 1956 and further to amend the State Bank of India Act, 1955.Read More
The government of India’s official investment promotion agency ‘Invest India’ and the UAE Minister for Artificial Intelligence (AI) have signed a bilateral Artificial Intelligence (AI) Bridge agreement that seeks to create economic benefits worth $20 billion during the next decade. Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, and Deepak Bagla, managing director and CEO of Invest India, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) – UAE Artificial Intelligence Bridge in New DelhiRead More
The Indian Railways organized a programme on Ethics in Public Governance and Launched “Mission Satyanishtha” at a daylong event held at National Rail Museum, New Delhi, .Sh. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, administeredRead More
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