Centre seeks data on minor minerals by September 30

The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 delineates the powers of the Centre and states to regulate the mines and minerals.

published on : 14th September 2021

FIFA eyes disciplinary action against Argentina, Brazil

FIFA cited ongoing legal procedures as the reason it could not provide specifics on the alleged rule breaches or comment on whether it could also have been partly culpable for the saga.

published on : 8th September 2021

Marauding sea eats into villages, leaves residents in troubled waters

Despite the frequency and magnitude of sea erosion increasing in recent years, locals allege no steps have been taken by the district administration to counter the impending danger.

published on : 8th September 2021

Sea erosion in Karnataka puts spoke on new coastal regulation zone norms

The meeting was held earlier this month, after which repeated surveys and discussions with local communities began.

published on : 29th August 2021

State govt to enact laws to regulate online games, Centre to Delhi HC

It is reiterated that for effective enforcement, States must ensure that their laws have adequate regulatory provisions to prohibit online gambling.

published on : 25th August 2021

VIMUKTI urges Andhra Pradesh government to revive legislation to protect sex workers

VIMUKTI and HELP have organised a meeting to mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons where they have demanded the revival of Money Lenders (Regulation) Act and Protection of Borrowers Act.

published on : 31st July 2021

Rajya Sabha adjourned after passing bill to amend Factoring Regulation Act

Earlier in the day, proceedings in the Rajya Sabha were adjourned second time on Thursday till 2 pm following the opposition's protests on Pegasus snooping row, farm laws and rise in fuel prices.

published on : 29th July 2021

Delta districts fisherfolk divided over TN Fishing Regulation Act

Fisherfolk in coastal delta districts of Nagapattinam, Mayiladuthurai and Karaikal were divided over the Tamil Nadu Fishing Regulation Act (2020).

published on : 19th July 2021

Olympics: Contracting COVID can cost athletes' medal prospects, says rules

The new rules said that the athletes unable to compete due to COVID-19 reasons will not be disqualified and will be marked as DNS (Did Not Start).

published on : 11th July 2021

SC tags Centre's request for transfer of pleas on new IT Rules with pending matter of OTT regulation

The court tagged the Centre's plea with a pending special leave petition in which the apex court had in March this year stayed proceedings before several high courts on petitions.

published on : 9th July 2021

Weddings in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar continue unabated in violation of norms

Cuttack Police have failed to carry out enforcement activities to check whether functions are being organised by adhering to Covid guidelines.

published on : 8th July 2021

Prakasam SP urges people to follow Covid guidelines

As part of monitoring the enforcement of curfew, the SP inspected several places in Ongole city limits and instructed the police officers on duty to strictly implement the restrictions. 

published on : 28th June 2021

Group of scientists seeks President's intervention to withdraw proposed LDAR

Noting that Lakshadweep is a coral atoll, which means the islands are part of a living coral system, the scientists said this island system is facing the impacts of climate change.

published on : 24th June 2021

Residents in US' Texas can carry handguns sans permit, training from September 1

Goveror Abbot called it a measure of freedom and self-defence, while also connecting it to his ongoing fight with the Biden administration over the flow of migrants across the border with Mexico.

published on : 18th June 2021

Coastal regulation zone: Public opinion to be sought

The final notification regarding coastal regulation zone (CRZ) will be given shape after seeking response from experts and public, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

published on : 18th June 2021
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