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Budget Session: Accountancy Bill approval, vehicle safety norms, and more

Nearly 70 million senior citizens travelled by trains without availing concessions over the last 2 years since the Railways suspended the rail concession facility in March 2020, Ashwini Vaishnaw said

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at Parliament in a green hydrogen-powered car on Wednesday, even as fuel prices were hiked for the eighth time in the last nine days

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Accountancy Bill gets  approval

Lok Sabha on Wednesday approved a bill to revamp the functioning of the institutes of chartered accountants, cost accountants and company secretaries, with Union minister Nirmala Sithar­aman asserting that the changes will not impact the autonomy of these bodies. The Chart­ered Accountants, Cost and Works Accountants and Company Secretaries (Amendment) Bill seeks to appoint non-Chartered Accountant, non-cost acco­untant and non-company secretary as the presiding officer of the disciplinary committees of the respective institutes.

New safety norms for vehicle users

As many as 13,022 lives could have been saved in the country in 2020 if there were functional

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First Published: Mar 31 2022 | 12:17 AM IST

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