LS passes bill to deal with cheque bounce cases

The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill that will allow filing a case of cheque bounce at the place it is presented for clearance and not the place of issue.

New bill on sand mining on the anvil: Prakash Javadekar

 The government proposes to introduce soon a new "sustainable sand mining" bill to curb illegal mining in river beds, union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.

US Senate panel passes bill over nuke deal with Iran

A Senate panel approved a bill demanding a congressional review of any nuclear deal the Obama administration inks with Iran by the end of June.

Bill to conserve Rajasthan's lakes passed

Jaipur; The Rajasthan Assembly on Saturday passed a bill for the protection, conservation and beautification of lakes in the desert state.

The assembly passed the Rajasthan Lakes (Protection and Development) Authority Bill, 2015 by voice vote.

Bill to replace Coal Ordinance introduced in LS

A bill to replace an ordinance brought to overcome the uncertainty in the coal sector after the Supreme Court cancelled the allocation of coal blocks was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday amid opposition from the BJD.

Bill in UP House to replace ordinance on cow slaughter

A bill was on Wednesday introduced in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly to replace an ordinance which brought under the Goonda Act crimes like cow slaughter, human trafficking, money laundering and manufacturing of illegal arms.

Bill planned to rename Madras, Bombay high courts

 The iconic high courts of Bombay and Madras may soon undergo a change in their nomenclature.

Bill in LS on Schools of Planning and Architecture

A bill to convert three Schools of Planning and Architecture into centres of excellence and enable them to confer degrees to its students was introduced in Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Government to introduce bill to select new CBI Director

The government will introduce a bill on Monday in Lok Sabha to amend the Delhi Special Police Establishment (DSPE) Act.

Amal Alamuddin's parents footing the bill for her wedding to Clooney
Amal Alamuddin's parents footing the bill for her wedding to Clooney


Los Angeles: Amal Alamuddin's 'old fashioned' parents are reportedly paying most of the costs for her upcoming nuptials to Hollywood star George Clooney in Venice, Italy.

Bill on reservation in job for Pahari-speaking people passed

Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly has passed four Bills including the one which will give five per cent reservation in jobs to Pahari-speaking people of the state.

Justin Bieber pays USD 10K bill for abandoning pet monkey

Justin Bieber has finally paid the bill for jet-setting the pet monkey he was forced to abandon in Germany last year.

Bill to amend securities law introduced in Lok Sabha

The government Monday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the securities market laws.

Bill on mandatory marriages registration to be brought afresh

Government is initiating steps to introduce a bill afresh for making registration of marriages compulsory.

Forum directs HPSEB to rectify electricity problem in 20 days

A consumer forum has directed the state electricity board to take effective steps to rectify electricity bills and the problem of low voltage and dim light in the house of a complainant here, within twenty days.

US lawmakers pass bill to curb NSA

The US House of Representatives approved late Thursday a bill that would restrict the electronic surveillance powers of the National Security Agency (NSA).

Russia says no gas talks until Kiev pays its bill

Russia on Monday said it would hold no further talks over gas until Kiev settled its bills and warned it would redirect exports if Ukraine tries to siphon off European supplies.

Human rights groups alarmed over anti-terrorism legislation during Brazil WC

Human rights campaigners have reportedly expressed their alarm over proposed Brazilian anti-terrorism legislation that they fear will be used to crack down on legal protests during the World Cup.

Parliament nod to Bill to protect rights of urban street vendors

Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill to regulate street vending activities and protect the rights of urban street vendors besides ensuring steps against harassment by police and civic authorities.

Himachal govt brings bill to regularise illegal buildings

The Himachal Pradesh government on Wednesday introduced in the state Assembly a bill for regularisation of unauthorised buildings, under which the violators can get their illegal constructions regularised by paying a fee.