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Major News and Events of 13 May 2016

What Happened on 13 May 2016

Haryana Govt. set to issue Jat reservation notification today

Today, the Haryana government will be issuing notification for Jat reservation after having completed all the required formalities. Earlier, on 29 March, the Haryana Assembly had unanimously passed a Bill to provide reservations to Jats and five other communities (Jat Sikhs, Rors, Bishnois, Tyagis and Mulla Jat/Muslim Jat) in educational institutions and government jobs.

Bank Employees to go on a nationwide strike on 29 August

Bank employees union named as The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) has called for a nationwide strike on 29 August 2016 to protest against the government’s current banking reforms. The union comprises 10 lakh bank officers and employees as members. All India Bank Employees Association general secretary C.H. Venkatchalam took the decision at an UFBU meeting held on 12 May 2016.

Pilots free to secure licenses online from 15 June

Starting from 15 June, pilots would be able to secure a license with just a single click of the mouse. The aviation regulator DGCA has made 18 major services of the 162 identified as part the e-GCA project, completely online. A huge portion of these services are related to approvals including for training and licensing, flight safety procedures, engineering and flight operations etc. All the 162 services are expected to go online by December 2016.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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