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Both the Houses of Afghan Parliament Put Under Lockdown

The two houses of the Afghan Parliament -- the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) and the Meshrano Jirga (upper house) -- have been put under...

Malawi Parliament Allows Cultivation of Cannabis for Medicinal Purposes

By Lameck Masina In Malawi, parliament has passed a bill which allows cultivation of cannabis for industrial and medicinal purposes. Backers of the bill say cannabis...

Indian Parliament Imposes Ban on E-Cigarettes

Paving the way for a complete ban on E-Cigarettes, the Rajya Sabha on Monday passed the Prohibition of E-Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport,...

Kenya’s Parliament to Nationalize Country’s Main Airline Kenya Airways

Kenya's parliament voted on Tuesday to nationalize the country's main airline Kenya Airways to save it from mounting debts. The loss-making airline, which is 48.9%...

Maldives to Completely Ban the Use of Single-Use Plastics by 2025

The Maldives Parliament on Monday passed a resolution to completely ban the use of single-use plastics from 2025 in a bid to protect the...

Ukraine’s New Leader Gets Sworn In, Immediately Dissolves Parliament

Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as the country's new president on Monday, promised to stop the war in the country's east...

“The Future Has Won And The Past Has Lost” Socialists Score Spanish Election Victory

Spain's governing Socialist party won the most votes in elections held Sunday but fell short of an overall majority in a highly fragmented outcome...

Bill To ‘Secure’ Ukrainian As Official State Language Gets Affirmation

Ukraine's parliament has approved legislation that its authors say will "secure" the use of Ukrainian as the official "state language." Ukraine's outgoing President Petro Poroshenko...

Sri Lanka Forms Its Cabinet But Crisis Still Persists

 Sri Lanka’s president Thursday appointed 28 lawmakers and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as Cabinet ministers after weeks of political crisis led to government dysfunction. President...

Lawmakers in Sri Lanka Defect From President to Prime Minister

Three lawmakers from Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's party defected to the government of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday after a dispute between...

President’s Dissolution of Parliament Unconstitutional: Sri Lanka’s Court

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has ruled that President Maithripala Sirisena's move to dissolve parliament last month was illegal. In a unanimous decision announced Thursday, the...

Parliament In Sri Lanka Gets Dissolved, President Calls For Election

 Sri Lanka’s president dissolved Parliament and called for elections on Jan. 5 in a bid to stave off a deepening political crisis over his...

Parliament Summoned Amidst Of Political Crisis In Sri Lanka

 Sri Lanka's president is ordering Parliament to reconvene Nov. 14, when lawmakers will get the chance to hold a confidence vote on the nation's...

As A Mark of Respect To Karunanidhi, Parliament Gets Adjourned

Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned for the day without transacting any business on Wednesday as a mark of respect to former Tamil Nadu...

Narendra Modi to fast on April 12 against Parliament disruption

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will fast on Thursday against the washout of the second edition of the budget session of Parliament that ended on...

Come April, government will be more comfortable in Rajya Sabha

In April, the opposition may lose its edge over BJP in Rajya Sabha NDA led by Modi has faced many embarrassments in Rajya...

Catalonia Independence : Spanish PM plans to remove Catalonia’s leaders to take control

Madrid, October 22, 2017 : Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has outlined plans to remove Catalonia's leaders and take control of the separatist region. Speaking after...

What Gives Husbands The Licence to Rape? Decoding Marital Rape in the Indian Legal Scenario

Cases of sexual violence, including rape, fall within the larger realm of domestic violence Marital rape is yet to be categorized as a...

Want to Study at a Foreign University? Take Tips from My Experience!

- by Aania Datta March 31, 2017: During my growing up years, people would often ask me what I wanted to become, and I would...

Parliament passes Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, provision to protect Rights of Persons during delivery of Mental Healthcare

New Delhi, March 27, 2017: The Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, which makes provision to protect, promote and fulfil the rights of persons during delivery of...

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