The government is prepared to incorporate "constructive and meaningful" suggestions in the land bill which will be taken up in the Lok Sabha next week, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here on Wednesday.
The government on Wednesday said as per an understanding reached with the Chinese side, five batches of 50 pilgrims each are expected to travel through Nathu La for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra this year.
India is in discussion with Myanmar to start bus service between Imphal and Mandalay and a joint technical survey was carried out in January to finalise the route alignment, Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh informed Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
The government on Wednesday said that the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (CLND) provides the basis for India joining an appropriate international liability regime such as the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC).
The government on Wednesday said it was aware of the reports that a US-based company has been marketing a kind of beer named 'Gandhi-bot' and the matter has been taken up with the relevant authorities.
The controversial land bill will come up for consideration on Monday with government planning to bring some amendments to reach out to allies, Opposition and farmer bodies and take their concerns on board.
Acknowledging that national climate change missions have not achieved "expected" progress, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the government is taking steps to speed up implementation of these programmes.
Bangladesh has been extending full cooperation to India through pro-active action against Indian insurgent groups based in that country that resulted in uprooting of several top militant leaders, Lok Sabha was told on Tuesday.
The government on Tuesday said it has regularly taken up with Pakistan at the highest level the issue of ceasefire violation along the International Border and the Line of Control and the need for upholding sanctity of the border and abide by the ceasefire commitment of 2003.