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2020-Law Library Docs

  • 15th Finance Commission submitted its report to President Kovind - This Report has been organised in four volumes. Volume I and II, as in the past, contain the main report and the accompanying annexes. Volume III is devoted to the Union Government and examines key departments in greater depth, with the medium-term challenges and the roadmap ahead. Volume IV is entirely devoted to the States. The Commission has analysed the finances of each State in great depth and has come up with State-specific considerations to address the key challenges that individual States face.
  • Abraham Accords Declaration and Peace Agreement-15/11/2020 - The Abraham Accords Declaration We, the undersigned, recognize the importance of maintaining and strengthening peace in the Middle East and around the world based on mutual understanding and coexistence, as well as […]
  • Bihar Bidhan Sabha Election Results- Nov 2020 - Defying the exit polls and surmounting anti-incumbency, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), led by Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United), is back in power in Bihar with a slender majority. The ruling coalition won 125 seats in the 243-member state Assembly. The Rashtriya Janata Dal-led Mahagathbandhan clinched 110.
  • Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping- US Presidential Executive order-22/07/2020 - Executive Order 13950 September 22, 2020 Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping   By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, […]
  • E-Governance programmes and activities undertaken by Ministry of Electronics & IT during 2020 - MyGov platform reached over 1.45 crore registered users, with more than 10 crore users across social media platforms; key initiatives include Saathi Chat Bot, Positive Harmonies, MyGov Podcast Fact Checker, Whatsapp Chatbot, Telegram outreach etc. and various innovative challenges such as Shri Shakti Challenge, Drug Discovery challenge, AI challenge etc
  • Enhancing Economic Engagement with Diaspora in and post Covid-19 world-Sanjay Bhattacharyya - The idea behind self-reliance or Aatmanirbharta is not to turn the country inwards, or into an isolationist country, but to the contrary, it is to ensure that India can emerge as the global nerve centre of the complex modern multinational supply chains. As External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar noted: "Foreign policy begins at home. A strong economy allows us to be heard in the world. A self-reliant India will have more to offer to the world”.
  • European biodiversity strategy 2020 - INTRODUCTION Biodiversity — the extraordinary variety of ecosystems, species and genes that surround us — is our life insurance, giving us food, fresh water and clean air, shelter and medicine, mitigating natural […]
  • Excluding Illegal Aliens From Apportionment Base Following 2020 Census - The President, by law, makes the final determination regarding the “whole number of persons in each State,” which determines the number of Representatives to be apportioned to each State, and transmits these determinations and accompanying census data to the Congress (2 U.S.C. 2a(a))
  • Safe Haven Assets GOI announced Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2020-21, Series I, II, III, IV, V, VI - The Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2020-21-Series III will be opened for subscription for the period from June 08, 2020 to June 12, 2020. The nominal value of the bond based on the simple average closing price [published by the India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd (IBJA)] for gold of 999 purity of the last three business days of the week preceding the subscription period, i.e. June 03 – June 05, 2020 works out to ₹4,677/- (Rupees Four Thousand Six Hundred and Seventy Seven only) per gram of gold.
  • Govt approves Rs.285/- per quintal of sugarcane payable by sugar mills for season 2020-21 - The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) of sugarcane payable by sugar mills for 2020-21 sugar season (October-September) on the recommendations of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP)
  • Hong Kong Normalization : US President’s Executive Order -14/07/2020 - By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 (Pub. L. 102-393), the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 (Pub. L. 116-76), the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020, signed into law July 14, 2020, the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.) (NEA), section 212(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (8 U.S.C. 1182(f)), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code,
  • Safe Haven Assets IFSCA notifies International Financial Services Centres Authority (Bullion Exchange) Regulations 2020 - IFSCA has been entrusted with the responsibility of operationalization of this Exchange. In this regard, International Financial Services Centres Authority (Bullion Exchange) Regulations 2020 were approved by the Authority in its meeting held on October 27,2020. The said regulations have been notified and published in the Gazette of India on December 11, 2020.
  • India-SL Joint Statement on Virtual Bilateral Summit-26/09/2020 - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa welcomed the announcement made by Prime Minister Modi of India’s grant assistance of US$ 15 million for promotion of Buddhist ties between the two countries. The grant will assist in deepening people-to-people linkages between the two countries in the sphere of Buddhism including inter alia through construction/renovation of Buddhist monasteries, capacity development, cultural exchanges, archaeological cooperation, reciprocal exposition of The Buddha’s relics, strengthening engagement of Buddhist scholars and clergy etc.
  • Indian National Education Policy 2020 [Text of the Document] - This National Education Policy 2020 is the first education policy of the 21st century and aims to address the many growing developmental imperatives of our country. This Policy proposes the revision and revamping of all aspects of the education structure, including its regulation and governance, to create a new system that is aligned with the aspirational goals of 21st century education, including SDG4, while building upon India’s traditions and value systems.
  • Modi Indian PM Modi’s opening remarks at 12th BRICS Summit-17/11/2020 - Both credibility and effectiveness of global governance institutions are being questioned. The main reason for this is that these did not change with time. These are still rooted in the thinking and reality of a world which was seen 75 years ago. India believes that reforms are a must in the UN Security Council. We expect support from our BRICS partners in this matter. Apart from the UN, many other international institutions are also not functioning according to current realities. Institutions like WTO, IMF, WHO must also reform.
  • Indian telecommunication and economy in 2020 - TELECOMMUNICATION Hindi is the major language in India (Hindi 43.6%). Supported by deregulation and liberalization of telecommunication laws and policies, India has emerged as one of the fastest-growing telecom markets in the […]
  • Joint Statement of UK PM Boris Johnson and EU Commission President von der Leyen: 7/12/2020 - As agreed on Saturday, we took stock today of the ongoing negotiations. We agreed that the conditions for finalizing an agreement are not there due to the remaining significant differences on three critical issues: level playing field, governance and fisheries.
  • List of Catholic Colleges and Universities in USA - List of Catholic Colleges and Universities Updated -2020 Alvernia University – Reading, PA – http://www.alvernia.edu Alverno College – Milwaukee, WI – http://www.alverno.edu Ancilla Domini College – Donaldson, IN – http://www.ancilla.edu Anna Maria College – Paxton, MA – http://www.annamaria.edu Aquinas College – […]
  • Military and Security Developments of China 2020 - China continues to implement long-term state-directed planning, such as “Made in China 2025” and other industrial development plans, which stress the need to replace imported technology with domestically produced technology. These plans present an economic challenge to nations that export high-tech products. These plans also directly support military modernization goals by stressing proprietary mastery of advanced dual-use technologies.
  • New Zealand government directions on the education system-13/11/2020 - The Education and Training Act 2020 sets out legal requirements for early learning services, schools and kura. The Statement of National Education and Learning Priorities (NELP) and the Tertiary Education Strategy (TES) support the Act by expressing the priorities for early learning, schooling, tertiary education, training and lifelong learning. The NELP and TES will help education providers to give effect to the changes required in the Act.
  • Official selection for 51st International Film Festival of India 2020 - Indian Panorama announces official selection for 51st International Film Festival of India, 2020 Dated: 19 DEC 2020 The 51st International Film Festival of India announces the selection of Indian Panorama films for […]
  • Palestinian cause is a key political priority for Egypt - Abbas wanted to coordinate Arab positions and rally support for a new unified political process in the region before the US President-elect Joe Biden came into power, adding that the PA had already been in contact with the incoming American president’s team.
  • Modi PM addresses centenary celebrations of Aligarh Muslim University - AMU के सौ साल पूरा होने पर मेरी आप सभी युवा 'पार्टनर्स' से कुछ और अपेक्षाएँ भी हैं। क्यों न 100 साल के इस मौके पर AMU के 100 hostels एक extra-curricular task करें। ये टास्क देश की आज़ादी के 75 साल पूरे होने से जुड़े हों। जैसे AMU के पास इतना बड़ा innovative और research Oriented talent है। क्यों न हॉस्टल के छात्र ऐसे स्वतन्त्रता संग्राम सेनानियों पर रिसर्च करके उनके जीवन को देश के सामने लाएँ जिनके बारे में अभी उतनी जानकारी नहीं है। कुछ स्टूडेंट्स इन महापुरुषों के जन्मस्थान जाएँ, उनकी कर्मभूमि जाएँ, उनके परिवार के लोग अब कहाँ हैं, उनसे संपर्क करें। कुछ स्टूडेंट्स ऑनलाइन resources को explore करें। उदाहरण के तौर पर 75 hostels एक एक आदिवासी freedom fighter पर एक एक रिसर्च documents तैयार कर सकते हैं, इसी तरह 25 hostels महिला freedom fighters पर रिसर्च कर सकते हैं काम कर सकते हैं।
  • PM’s address at Kisan Sammelan held across Madhya Pradesh-18/12/2020 - कृषि सुधारों से जुड़ा एक और झूठ फैलाया जा रहा है APMC यानि हमारी मंडियों को लेकर। हमने कानून में क्या किया है? हमने कानून में किसानों को आजादी दी है, नया विकल्प दिया है। अगर देश में किसी को साबुन बेचना हो तो सरकार ये तय नहीं करती कि सिर्फ इसी दुकान पर बेच सकते हो। अगर किसी को स्कूटर बेचना हो तो सरकार ये तय नहीं करती कि सिर्फ इसी डीलर को बेच सकते हो। लेकिन पिछले 70 साल से सरकार किसान को ये जरूर बताती रही है कि आप सिर्फ इसी मंडी में अपना अनाज बेच सकते हो। मंडी के अलावा किसान चाहकर भी अपनी फसल कहीं और नहीं बेच सकता था। नए कानून में हमने सिर्फ इतना कहा है कि किसान, अगर उसको फायदा नजर आता है तो पहले की तरह जाके मंडी में बेचें और बाहर उसको फायदा होता है, तो मंडी के बाहर जाने का उसको हक मिलना चाहिए। उसकी मर्जी को, क्या लोकतंत्र मेरे किसान भाई को इतना हक नहीं हो सकता है।
  • USA Promoting Redemption of Savings Bonds- US Executive Order-2020 - By law, savings bonds never expire, and there is no deadline for owners to redeem them. It is currently estimated that more than 75 million matured savings bonds, issued as far back as 1935, remain unredeemed. The total value of these unredeemed savings bonds is approximately $27 billion.
  • Promoting the Use of Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence in the Federal Government-US Executive Order-03/12/2020 - Executive Order 13960 of December 3, 2020 Promoting the Use of Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence in the Federal Government By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws […]
  • Rate List of Recognized Private Hospitals and Diagnostic Centres under CGHS Hyderabad - Reference year 2020 Recognized Private Hospitals and Diagnostic Centres Under CGHS HYDERABAD RATE LIST OF Recognized Private Hospitals and Diagnostic Centres Under CGHS HYDERABAD ‘ CGHS OFFICE: 040-27902316, 040-27902583 FAX: 040-27900115 F   With Index […]
  • RBI issued Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies-4/12/2020 - Statement sets out various developmental and regulatory policy measures to i) enhance liquidity support to targeted sectors of the economy with linkages to other sectors; (ii) deepen financial markets; (iii) conserve capital among banks and NBFCs through regulatory initiatives; (iv) strengthen supervision through the audit function; (v) facilitate external trade by improving ease of doing business for exporters; and (vi) upgrade payment system services so as to expand financial inclusion and improve customer service.
  • Recognizing Sovereignty of Kingdom of Morocco Over Western Sahara by USA - The United States affirms, as stated by previous Administrations, its support for Morocco's autonomy proposal as the only basis for a just and lasting solution to the dispute over the Western Sahara territory. Therefore, as of today, the United States recognizes Moroccan sovereignty over the entire Western Sahara territory and reaffirms its support for Morocco's serious, credible, and realistic autonomy proposal as the only basis for a just and lasting solution to the dispute over the Western Sahara territory.
  • Review of Climate of India during 2020 - The annual mean land surface air temperature averaged over India during 2020 was above normal. During the year, annual mean land surface air temperature averaged over the country was+0.290C above normal (based on the data of 1981-2010). The year 2020 was the eighth warmest year on record since nation-wide records commenced in 1901.
  • USA Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion-US Presidential Memo-2020 - National Security Presidential Memorandum-20 (NSPM-20) of August 20, 2019 (Launch of Spacecraft Containing Space Nuclear Systems), updated the process for launches of spacecraft containing space nuclear systems. It established it as the policy of the United States to “develop and use space nuclear systems when such systems safely enable or enhance space exploration or operational capabilities.”
  • Testimony of Pierre Kory, MD-“Focus on Early Treatment of COVID-19”- Dec 8, 2020 - In the last 3-4 months, emerging publications provide conclusive data on the profound efficacy of the anti-parasite, anti-viral drug, anti-inflammatory agent called ivermectin in all stages of the disease. Our protocol was created only recently, after we identified these data. Nearly all studies are demonstrating the therapeutic potency and safety of ivermectin in preventing transmission and progression of illness in nearly all who take the drug.
  • NEW PARLIAMENT INDIA Text of PM’s address at laying of foundation stone of New Parliament Building-10/12/2020 - Friends, why democracy is successful in India, why it is successful and why democracy can never be affected, it is very important for every generation to know and understand it. We see and hear, there is a lot of discussion in the world about the Magna Carta composed in the 13th century, some scholars also call it the foundation of democracy. But it is equally true that even before Magna Carta, 'Basant Mantapam' of Lord Basaveshwara came into existence in India in the 12th century itself. In the form of 'Anubhav Mantapam', he not only created the Lok Parliament but also ensured its functioning.
  • Third China International Import Expo:Inaugural speech by H.E. Xi Jinping - China will pursue deeper bilateral, multilateral and regional cooperation. China stands ready to conclude high-standard free trade agreements with more countries in the world. We will work for the early signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and speed up negotiations on a China-EU investment treaty and a China-Japan-ROK free trade agreement.
  • US National Space Policy-Presidential Policy Directive-9/12/2020 - As established in international law, outer space, including the Moon and other celestial bodies, is not subject to national appropriation by claim of sovereignty, by means of use or occupation, or by any other means. The United States will pursue the extraction and utilization of space resources in compliance with applicable law, recognizing those resources as critical for sustainable exploration, scientific discovery, and commercial operations.
  • US President awarded Legion of Merit to PM Narendra Modi for his leadership - The Legion of Merit was established by Act of Congress July 20, 1942 (10 U.S.C. 1121). It is awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States or of a friendly foreign nation who has distinguished himself or herself by exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievement.
  • WHO asked 140 tests/ million- India tests 875/ million per day of COVID-19 - The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended 0.14 samples per day per 1000 or 140 tests per day per million population. As on 19th September, 2020 India is conducting COVID -19 tests at a rate of 875 tests/million population per day. This is more than 6 times the WHO recommendations. For Tamil Nadu this stands at 1145 tests per million population per day.