Parliament passes Bill to amend Atomic Energy Act

Parliament passes Bill to amend Atomic Energy Act

State-run Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) can now collaborate with other Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) in the nuclear field, with Parliament today passing a bill in this regard after government allayed fears that the step will allow FDI into the sector or enable participation of a private firm in atomic power production.

New Consumer Protection Bill to get delayed, panel's term extended

New Consumer Protection Bill to get delayed, panel's term extended

The passage of a bill which seeks to set up a regulatory authority having powers to recall products, cancel licences of defaulting companies and initiate class action suit, is set to be delayed with the Parliamentary panel examining it being given extension till Budget session next year.

US Senate passes bill to push sharing of information on hackers

The US Senate has passed a bill aimed at improving cybersecurity by encouraging companies and the government to share information about threats. It took six years to win approval.

Rajasthan govt jumps 50% bar, quota now at 68%

The Rajasthan Assembly on Tuesday passed separate bills providing five per cent reservation to Gujjars and other communities under Special Backward Classes (SBC) and for 14 per cent quota to Economically Backward Classes (EBC) of unreserved categories.

Bill to revise airlines' liability introduced in Lok Sabha

The Carriage by Air (Amendment) Bill, 2015, introduced by Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju, would enable the government to revise the liability limits of air carriers in line with the Montreal Convention, which was acceded to by India in May 2009.

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.

Bill for converting 101 rivers into waterways in next session

Keen on promoting water transport, the government will introduce a bill in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament that seeks to convert 101 rivers across the country into waterways.

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.

Bill to check piling up of cheque bounce cases moved in Lok Sabha

A Bill seeking to prevent piling up of cheque bounce cases in various courts and help the payee in the case of default, was introduced in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

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.

Cairn India gets $3.3 billion tax demand days after ex-parent contests own bill

Cairn India Ltd, a unit of London-listed Vedanta Group Plc, said it received a demand of about 204 billion rupees ($3.26 billion) from the Indian tax office on Friday in relation to the 2007 listing of the company.

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.

Govt approves Motor Vehicles Act amendment bill

The government is believed to have approved a bill, proposing amendments to the existing Motor Vehicles Act, to replace an Ordinance brought out last year for enabling plying of e-rickshaws in the National Capital.

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 to amend EPF Act likely in Budget session

The government is likely to introduce a bill to amend the EPF & MP Act in the budget session of Parliament with the objective of bringing more workers under the social security benefit among other things.

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.