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Obama vetoes legislation to thwart financial adviser rule

Obama says that some firms have steered clients into products that had higher fees and lower returns, which he says costs families about USD 17 billion a year.

Delhi government plans bill to save Yamuna

Delhi government plans bill to save Yamuna

Delhi's AAP government is planning to bring new legislation to eliminate multiplicity of authorities that has contributed to the Yamuna, once northern India's pride and lifeline, turning into a hugely polluted waterway.

West Bengal: Domestic helps to press for legislation on wages

 Domestic helps from at least seven states will converge here on Friday for a two-day seminar to rally behind their colleagues from West Bengal pushing for a legislation to govern wages and provision for other amenities.

Himachal withdraws legislation to seize illegal assets of officials

The Himachal Pradesh assembly on Thursday withdrew a legislation passed by the previous BJP government that was aimed at enabling speedy trial and confiscation of ill-gotten money and property by public servants.

China mulls new law to deploy counter-terrorism troops abroad

China has drafted a new legislation to deploy troops in counter-terrorism missions abroad with the consent of the nations involved, a law if passed could enable Chinese military to directly take on Xinjiang militants active in neighbourhood countries including Pakistan.

Punjab Congress against `anti-protest legislation`

Punjab Congress today expressed strong opposition to the state government`s move to revive the "anti-protest legislation", saying it was "draconian" and anti-democratic and "reminded of British era slavery".

Rising number of legislations blamed for pendency of cases

Government today blamed "increasing number" of state and central legislations, vacancies of judges and adjournments as some of the main factors responsible for pendency of over three crore cases in various courts across the country.

Brazil World Cup host city may `drop out` if `key legislation` not approved soon

The mayor of the city of Porto Alegre in southern Brazil, which is a venue for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, has admitted that his city may drop out from the World Cup roster if key legislation is not approved soon.

Turkey passes bill restricting alcohol sales, ads

Turkey`s Parliament has passed legislation to ban all advertising of alcohol and tighten restrictions on sales in the mainly Muslim but secular country.

New Legislation on CBI not acceptable: Naveen

Rejecting certain recommendations made in the fifth report of the Second ARC on `public order` and new legislation on CBI, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said those were against the federal structure.

Key legislations unlikely to be enacted soon

Enactment of key legislations like strengthening of anti-rape laws, land acquisition bill and Lokpal bill is likely to be delayed.

Legislation for doubling H1B visa, make Green Card easier

If the cap is hit in the first 45 days when petitions may be filed, an additional 20,000 H-1B visas will be made available immediately.

US Senator introduces legislation to stop aid to Pak

A top American Senator introduced legislation in the Senate that seeks to eliminate foreign aid to Pakistan until the conviction of Dr Shakil Afridi.

Cameron says plans to tackle ‘fat cat’ pay

The British PM also said remuneration committees needed to be reformed to stop the merry-go-round or crony capitalism.

Opposition obstructing key legislations: Sibal

Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal
on Saturday hit out at the opposition for "obstructing" key
legislations in Parliament.

Priority is to clear legislative agenda: Govt

Government made it clear that its top priority is to clear the legislative agenda in the remaining part of the Parliament session.

Hooda for strong legislation to rein in corruption

With nation rallying behind
anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, Haryana Chief Minister,
Bhupinder Singh on Sunday hinted at a strong legislation which
will act as a deterrent both for the givers and takers of

Need to think afresh on land acquisition issue: PM

PM promised to bring a legislation in the Monsoon session to protect farmers` interests.

Uganda`s "kill the gays" bill shelved again

Uganda`s anti-gay movement won notoriety when the legislation was introduced.

US lawmaker introduces legislation to cut off aid to Pak

The bill prohibits aid to Pak under any provision of law & would take effect on the enactment date.