Odisha Lokayukta Lokpal Bill enacted 2014, becomes the first state to do so.

As per committment by CM Naveen Patnaik, to pass the Lokayukta Bill with 90 days Central Govt passes it, Odisha became the first State to enact the law after the Central Act was passed in Parliament. The speaker of state assembly also extended the session by 1 day to ensure the passage of the bill. … Continue reading Odisha Lokayukta Lokpal Bill enacted 2014, becomes the first state to do so.

Cabinet approves setting up of two Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication (FAB) Manufacturing Facilities in India

The Cabinet has approved setting up of two Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication (FAB) Manufacturing Facilities in India. These FAB units are to be set up by two business consortia, with the following broad project parameters: (i) M/s Jaiprakash Associates Limited (with IBM, USA and Tower Semiconductor Limited, Israel as partners) a) Project Cost: Rs 34,399 crore … Continue reading Cabinet approves setting up of two Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication (FAB) Manufacturing Facilities in India

Wakf

As per Wakf (Amendment) Act 2013 “waqf” /(substituted by "wakf ")means the permanent dedication by any person, of any movable or immovable property for any purpose recognised by the Muslim law as pious, religious or charitable and includes— (i) a waqf by user but such waqf shall not cease to be a waqf by reason only of … Continue reading Wakf

Wakf

As per Wakf (Amendment) Act 2013 “waqf” /(substituted by wakf) means the permanent dedication by any person, of any movable or immovable property for any purpose recognised by the Muslim law as pious, religious or charitable and includes— (i) a waqf by user but such waqf shall not cease to be a waqf by reason … Continue reading Wakf

Guru Ravidas Ji jayanti

On the auspicious occasion of Guru Ravidas Jayanti, Prime Minister of India said the works of Guru Ravidas Ji are a source of inspiration to work for a just and equitable society. And that the Guru's emphasis on the brotherhood of mankind and his fight against discrimination of any kind are of particular significance today. … Continue reading Guru Ravidas Ji jayanti

Hawk Fighter / P8I

Information lifted from Boeing Site. Also available in brochure.The P-8I is a long-range anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft capable of broad-area, maritime and littoral operations. The P-8I is a variant of the P-8A Poseidon that Boeing is developing for the U.S. Navy. This military derivative of the Next-Generation 737-800 combines superior … Continue reading Hawk Fighter / P8I

Extradition Treaties

Extradition Treaties define an offence as an extraditable offence if it is punishable under the laws in both the Contracting States by imprisonment for a period of at least one year. India has Extradition Treaties in operation with 37 countries: Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bulgaria, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Republic of … Continue reading Extradition Treaties