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Union Cabinet clears minimum wage code bill

Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya in a written reply informed the Rajya Sabha that Second National Commission on Labour has recommended that the existing labour laws should be broadly grouped into four or five labour codes on functional basis.

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Union Cabinet meets to clear key proposals: Here are the key takeaways

Key proposals were approved and discussed in the Union Cabinet meeting that took place on Wednesday in New Delhi. The meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved key trade, commerce, health and foreign cooperation proposals. Here is an account of all the things that got the nod from PM Modi’s Cabinet.

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Cabinet may consider Rs 17,000 crore hydro-power policy this month

The policy would enable India to achieve clean power capacity of 225 GW by 2022

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Govt approves new visa to attract foreigners, boost trade

The approval will facilitate entry of foreigners for tourism, business and medical purposes.

India Inc’s overseas forays to get Exim boost

The strategic importance of a project, to deserve financing under this scheme, will be decided, on a case by case basis.

The demand for grants that were tabled in Parliament by finance minister Arun Jaitley.

Cabinet clears revamp of 400 railway stations

The proposal will be put online and a second person can give suggestions to improve and beat that proposal.

A studied move

Government’s amendments to the child labour law are pragmatic. But more remains to be done.

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Hungry For Homework

Without better quality schooling, attempts to curb child labour can only go so far.

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Cabinet clears 33% quota for women in Delhi Police, all UTs

The Cabinet also approved that suitable enabling provisions should be made in the Recruitment Rules by police forces of all UTs.

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Union Cabinet nod to repeal over 700 archaic laws

The Bill also provides repeal of 111 State Appropriation Acts enacted by Parliament between 1950 and 1976.

Centre scraps ‘land for land’ policy, Metro projects set to be fast-tracked

Sources in the Urban Development Ministry said the decision has been circulated to all Ministries and to the PMO.

Govt clears 15 MHz 3G swap between defence, DoT; Band not for auction in February

In 31 other bands different users like telecom firms, broadcasters, civil aviation and space would co-exist.

Blow for telecom players as just 5 MHz of 3G in auction

The 15 MHz of spectrum that the defence ministry had agreed to swap with the telecom ministry in the 2,100 MHz frequency band will be auctioned later.

Union Cabinet approves ordinance to implement coal, insurance reforms

Insurance Bill has been passed by Lok Sabha during current session, but could face hurdles in Rajya Sabha.

Cabinet go-ahead for SAARC vehicles pact

The Cabinet also approved the signing and ratifying of the SAARC Regional Railways Agreement by India, as a member state of SAARC.