Almost 25 pending bills and 14 new ones, including Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Muslim women rights, will be picked up in the session spread over 22 days. Usually, the session begins in mid-November but this time in wake of the Gujarat assembly elections, the session was postponed until 15 Dec, a day after the voting for the second phase of the polls ended in Gujarat. "Democracy will surely strengthen", PM Modi had said while addressing the media inside Parliament's premises.
Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar's disqualification issue was raised by the Opposition in Rajya Sabha.
The winter session of parliament was adjourned on the first day today after paying tributes to its sitting and former members who passed away after the Monsoon Session.
Goel, in reply to a question by Congress MP Wansuk Syiem, said: "In the past also the Winter Session of Parliament had been held for lesser period or rescheduled".
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said the Supplementary Demand for Grants and three ordinances including GST compensation to states will also be a prominent issue of discussion.
The Congress on Friday said the party is always in favour of constructive suggestions, but is unfortunately stopped by the Opposition, whenever they raise important issues. Giving the details of the proceedings of the session, he added that 25 Bills are listed in the Lok Sabha and 39 Bills are pending in the Rajya Sabha which would be taken up and disposed of according to priority.
The BJP-led NDA government on Friday made it clear that it would take on the Opposition parties in Parliament over their attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A leader, who attended the meeting, said the prime minister also pointed out the government's legislative agenda for the Winter Session and asked them to work together for pushing it in Parliament. "I hope there is good debate, constructive debate and we come up with innovative solutions to our nation's problems", he told reporters here.
If the researchers lose track of weaker signals or miss them, they would also be losing the possibility to find new exoplanets. The neural network learned to identify these by using signals that had been vetted and confirmed in Kepler's planet catalog.
The oil pipeline will likely be shut down for two to three weeks, Ineos director Tom Crotty told Bloomberg TV on Tuesday. Operator INEOS declared force majeure on Forties, the first such declaration in decades.
They'll stand out as they streak across the darkened sky, and there could be about 60 meteors an hour at the peak. Even if you missed the height of the handsome display, meteor showers will last until dawn on December 14.
Cozart became the third Reds shortstop to earn a fan election, joining Dave Concepcion and Hall of Famer Barry Larkin . Cozart said his donkey - a present from Joey Votto for making the All-Star team - will stay in Cincinnati for now.
The majority of people hit by the flu this season will recover; however, hundreds of thousands of others won't be as lucky. Children, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems are seen most at risk for the disease, which can be fatal.
The new notebooks from Samsung are portable productivity powerhouses with high-quality performance and long battery life. Apart from that, the laptops will also sport HDMI port, USB-C port, fingerprint scanner and PCI Express-based NVMe SSDs.
Brent crude futures, the worldwide benchmark for oil prices, were at $62.81 a barrel, up 37c, or 0.6% from their last close. But increased production in the United States is driving faster growth in the global supply of oil, the IEA said.
The group, which is allied to al Qaeda, is waging an insurgency against the UN-backed government and its African Union allies. Female police officers were among those killed in the attack in which Al-Shabaab militant group has claimed responsibility.
Text in image search is now rolling out and will be available to all Office 365 commercial subscribers by the end of December. Further, the representative added that in the US alone, almost one-third of desktop searches are done on Bing.
Senate is believed to be in part because of charges that he dated and sexually molested teenage girls in the 1970s. Alabama Republican Roy Moore's loss in Tuesday's special election to the U.S.
Conor McGregor Says He'll be Returning to MMA Competition
But it's kind of like ripping off the world. "I think a true fight is what I want to do next", said the 2-division MMA champion. Meanwhile, Pacquiao confirmed last week that he was in talks with McGregor over a possible fight in April 2018.
Company To Promote Videos More
It [Facebook] said the initial test it carried out showed that satisfaction improved by 18 percent when Ad Breaks were delayed. Previously videos had to be a minimum of 90 seconds, and the first ad break was allowed to appear after 20 seconds.
Volunteers unload wreaths for Wreaths Across America ceremony
In addition to Fairlawn, cemeteries in nearby towns like Sumner, Morrison and Glencoe will be holding their own wreath ceremonies. Instructions will be provided to those who volunteer to lay and remove wreaths; wreath distribution will begin at 9:15 a. m.
Local lawmakers raise money for Salvation Army
Since November, community members have had the opportunity to adopt a family in need and purchase Christmas gifts for them. More than 2,200 applications were accepted this year, proving the need is growing in our community.
'Set up state capture inquiry'
The court ruling on Wednesday may well deepen sentiment among A.N.C. officials that it is time for a clear break with Mr. Mlambo rebuked Zuma, saying he had attempted to interfere with the Constitutional obligation of the Public Protector.