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The President of Switzerland, Mrs. Doris Leuthard reached in India

The President of  Switzerland, Mrs. Doris Leuthard being received by the President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind and the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, at the Ceremonial Reception, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on August 31, 2017.

The President of Switzerland, Mrs. Doris Leuthard being received by the President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind and the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, at the Ceremonial Reception, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on August 31, 2017.

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Shri Rajiv Gauba takes over as Union Home Secretary

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    Newdelhi:31/8/17;Shri Rajiv Gauba, IAS (Jharkhand cadre-1982 batch) today took over as Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Home Affairs. Shri Gauba joined the Ministry of Home Affairs as Officer on Special Duty on June 27, 2017 and took charge as the Union Home Secretary upon the superannuation of Shri Rajiv Mehrishi. Prior to this, ...

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PM’s fourth interaction with Additional Secretaries and Joint Secretaries

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi interacting with a group of Additional Secretaries and Joint Secretaries serving in Government of India, in New Delhi on August 30, 2017.

  Newdelhi:31/8/17:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, on Wednesday met and interacted with a group of over 80 Additional Secretaries and Joint Secretaries serving in the Government of India. This was the fourth of five such interactions. During the interaction, officers shared their experiences on subjects such as innovation and teamwork in governance, healthcare, health education, agriculture, water resources, e-governance, ...

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Calcutta High Courty asked the Chhattisgarh government to withdraw the writ petition challenging National Green Tribunal

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Bhubaneswar/Kolkata31/8/17;: In yet another setback for Chhattisgarh, the Calcutta High Courty asked the state government to withdraw the writ petition challenging National Green Tribunal (NGT)’s order to stop construction of 31 projects led by it on the upstream of Mahanadi River. A Bench of the High Court comprising of acting Chief Justice Nishita Mhatre and Justice Tapabrata Chakraborty ordered the ...

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Puri district administration has initiated the process to evict Dera Sacha Sauda ashram from government land

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Puri:31/8/17 The district administration has initiated the process to evict now jailed Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s Dera Sacha Sauda ashram from government land encroached by it on the outskirts of Odisha’s  pilgrim town Puri. According to Puri Sub Collector Madhusudan Das, the ashram located at Beleswarpatna in Beladala mouza has encroached 12 decimals of government land and eviction ...

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Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma as the New Director General of Police of Odisha

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  Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today appointed Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma as the new Director General of Police (DGP) while the existing DGP K B Singh has been named as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC), official sources said. He will take charge as the new DGP of the State on 31st August,2017, the sources added. Dr ...

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OUTLOOK INTERVIEW: NAVEEN PATNAIK

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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has been at the helm in Ori­ssa for the past 17 years, having won four consecutive assembly elections. Under his leadership, the state has made rapid strides on different parameters of development. In 2016-17, it has clocked a gross state domestic product (GSDP) growth rate of 7.94 per cent, higher than the national average of 7.1 per cent, ...

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NITI Aayog announces winners of the Women Transforming India Awards 2017

Newdelhi:29/8/17:Celebrating the outstanding achievements of women in India, NITI Aayog, in partnership with MyGov and the United Nations, announces winners of the Women Transforming India Awards, 2017. Crowdsourcing thousands of stories of women undertaking phenomenal work to transform societies across India’s cities, towns and villages, the second edition of the Awards, celebrates the critical role of women in empowering themselves and their ...

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Mumbai rain round up :BMC has cancelled leaves of all employees

29/8/17; Mumbai (Maharashtra):  The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday cancelled the leaves of all its employees and asked them to join their duty in the wake of torrential rains in the city that brought the commercial capital of India to a standstill.   BMC PRO said that BMC has cancelled leaves of all employees and has asked them to join ...

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30 per cent surgery of conjoined twins from odisha completed

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New Delhi:29/8/17; A team of doctors at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) performing a complicated surgery to separate a pair of conjoined twins from Odisha has completed 30 per cent of the surgery and the condition of the twins who are joined at the head is stable.   “The first phases of the surgery was successful. It means 30 ...

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