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Reinventing the Third World Cultural Dynamics & Economic Power

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Sitakant Mahapatra     The term third world is a ‘problematic’ and somewhat overloaded concept. It has been spelt out differently in political, diplomatic and economic terms at different points of time. Its origin was in the cold war, a bipolar world dominated by two superpowers, the Soviet empire and the USA. Their close allies and enemies of the Second ...

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BJP demand security for Erasama victim Parbati Sasma

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Odisha NewsTimes Bureau Bhubaneswar, Apr 27: A BJP delegation led by Lekhasri Samantsinghar today met Odisha DGP KB Singh demanding security for Erasama victim Parbati Sasmal, who was allegedly beaten up by BJD supporters for trying to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during road show in Bhubaneswar. The members also demanded immediate arrest of culprits who allegedly assaulted the woman. ...

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PM launches UDAN – Regional Connectivity Scheme for Civil Aviation

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi launching the UDAN – Regional Connectivity Scheme for Civil Aviation - by flagging-off the first UDAN flight from Shimla, on April 27, 2017.
	The Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Virbhadra Singh and the Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Shri R.N. Choubey are also seen.

Newdelhi(PIB)27/4/17:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today launched UDAN – the Regional Connectivity Scheme for civil aviation, from Shimla Airport. Under this scheme, flights have begun today from Shimla, Nanded and Kadapa Airports. The Prime Minister also unveiled an e-plaque to mark the laying of Foundation Stone of a Hydro Engineering College at Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. The Prime Minister addressed ...

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Bhubaneswar-New Delhi IndiGo flight 6E-489 had a narrow escape

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Bhubaneswar: 27/4/17 Passengers on board the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi IndiGo flight 6E-489 had a narrow escape today when some technical glitch was detected in the aircraft soon after take off. All passengers are reportedly safe. According to one of the passengers Priyabrata Majhi, the passengers were panicked as the aircraft started shaking and passengers complained of vomiting. Though the pilot declared ...

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Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2017 results declared

Bhubaneswar: 27/4/17;The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday declared the results of the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2017 on its official website. The students can know their results by logging to jeemain.nic.in, cbse.nic.in and cbseresults.nic.in websites. Over 12 lakh students including 45,000 from Odisha had appeared the pan-India JEE Main test, a pre-requisite for aspirants for admissions into ...

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7th Pay Commission’s recommendations is likely to submit its report tomorrow.

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Bhubaneswar:27/4/17;The7th Pay Commission’s recommendations is likely to submit its report tomorrow. Earlier, the fitment committee was supposed to submit its report on February 28 which was extended by 2 months. With the extended deadline ending an important meeting of the committee is scheduled tomorrow to review the draft prepared by the committee. ccording to sources, the draft has been prepared ...

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Odisha Government Higest Honour for Odia Cinema :Jayadev Awardee List

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Bhubaneswar(By ASHOK PALIT)27/4/17: In addition to the awards mentioned in Schedule 1, State Government may on the recommendation of the Jury constituted under Rule 12 and in its discretion give an award called “ The Jayadev Award” to  a film personality for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Oriya cinema. First Orissa State Award for film was commenced ...

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Revival plans of closed fertilizers plants under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

The Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Ananth Kumar chairing a joint meeting on revival plans of closed fertilizers plants under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, in New Delhi on April 27, 2017.
	The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge), Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, the Minister of State for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines (Independent Charge), Shri Piyush Goyal and the Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya are also seen.

Newdelhi:27/4/17:Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan attended a joint meeting in the Chairmanship of Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Ananthkumar on revival plans of closed fertilizers plants under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers today. The meeting was also attended by Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and ...

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President confers the 52ND Jnanpith Award on Prof. Sankha Ghosh

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Newdelhi:27/4/17:The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred the 52nd Jnanpith Award on Prof. Sankha Ghosh in New Delhi today (April 27, 2017). Speaking on the occasion, the President said that a poet and critique par excellence, a teacher of reputation, a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award, way back in 1977, Padma Bhushan Prof. Sankha Ghosh is indeed the ...

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NITI Ayog organizes workshop on ‘Smart Cities and Informed Urbanisation’

The Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, Dr. Arvind Panagariya addressing at the workshop on Smart Cities and Informed Urbanization, in New Delhi on April 27, 2017.
	The Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, the Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Shri Rajiv Gauba and other dignitaries are also seen.

Newdelhi:27/4/17:Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu today asserted that implementation of Smart City Mission is certainly changing the way the city governments are addressing issues of urban planning and execution. Vice-Chairman of NITI Ayog Dr.Arvind Panagariya said the Government has selected 100 cities for smart city development based on competition without any iota of controversy and was highly laudable. ...

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