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Major News and Events of 13 April 2017

What Happened on 13 April 2017


GST Bill Cleared by President Pranab Mukherjee

As per reports, after Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill was passed by both the House of Parliament during the budget session, President Pranab Mukherjee cleared it on Thursday.

The bill is expected to be rolled out on 1 July. Except for TMC, the Bill was passed by unanimous consensus of the parties in the parliament.

Yogi Adityanath Bans Reservation in Private Medical Colleges

As per reports, Yogi Adityanath government has announced to ban reservations in private medical as well as dental colleges in Uttar Pradesh. An order has already been passed to do away with quotas for Scheduled Castes (SC) , Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) candidates.

The other initiatives taken by the Uttar Pradesh chief minister is of introducing English from Nursery, Yoga and self-defence programme in schools and making a foreign language compulsory in schools.