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With my win, J&K in news for right reason: Miss India runner-up Sana Dua


Newdelhi:30/6/027;Femina Miss India 2017’s first runner-up Sana Dua, who hails from Jammu and Kashmir, says she feels happy and proud that with her victory, her state is in the news for the right season. Considering there is constant political turmoil in the Kashmir Valley, asked about her feelings of coming from that state to win the first runner-up crown in ...

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Odisha To Take Up Water Release By Chhattisgarh With CWC


Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and BJP in Odisha are once again at logger heads over one-sided operation and release of water by Chhattisgarh government through Kalma barrage. Accusing the Chhattisgarh of releasing ‘excess water’ from Mahanadi River without prior information, Odisha today hinted of raising such issue with the Central Water Commission (CWC). The sudden release of ...

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Vice President of India will be elected on August 5


New Delhi:30/6/17;The new Vice President of India will be elected on August 5 and results will be declared the same day. Election, if needed, will be held on August 5 and results will be announced the same day. Last date for filing nomination is July 18, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi announced today. Rajya Sabha Secretary General Shamsher Sheriff will ...

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Congress party won’t attend the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax meeting


New Delhi30/6/17; The opposition Congress party said on Thursday it won’t attend the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) scheduled for midnight on June 30 in a special Parliament session, sources said. The Congress joins the Trinamool Congress (TMC) which announced Wednesday it would boycott the special session of Parliament. It is firm on rolling out GST, which replaces a slew of indirect taxes on goods ...

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Finance Minister holds Meeting with the representatives of trade and industry; Ask them to pass on the benefit of GST to consumers

Newdelhi;29/6/17;The Union Minister of Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley asked the representatives of Trade and Industry to ensure that all benefits arising due to implementation of GST from 1st July, 2017 are passed on to the consumers in a transparent manner. Adopting a pro-active approach on the eve of roll-out of GST, the Finance Minister Shri Jaitley ...

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Unmanned Aerial Devices To Keep Tab On Maoists

Bhubaneswar:29/6/17; Odisha police would soon be armed with unmanned aerial devices for night hour surveillance and intelligence gathering on Maoists and criminals. The latest state-of-the-art instruments could come in handy for keeping tab and tracking the movements of Maoists and crime mongers, said officials. The state government today accorded approval for procurement the latest gadgets and equipment for operational efficiency of ...

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Asian Athletics’ Mascot On Social Connect Initiatives

Bhubaneswar:29/6/17; Olly the mascot of 22nd Asian Athletics Championships (AAC-2017) is on a social connect drive for success of the mega sporting event. On its entry near each institution i.e. SAI International, ODM Public School and KIIT University The mascot was accorded warm welcome as the students extended support at Sai International and KIIT University. The students of KIIT and KISS ...

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Tata Trusts formally launched a data based dashboard


Balasore:28/6/17; The state government and Tata Trusts today formally  launched a data based dashboard under  a comprehensive programme ,Data, Evaluation, Learning, Technology and Analysis (DELTA) in Balasore, Odisha to ensure equitable distribution of benefits to the genuine beneficiaries . With the launch of the data dashboard, Balasore( at least two blocks) became  one of the first districts in the  Odisha ...

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Niali Brought Under GIS Satellite Imagery Cover


Bhubaneswar:28/6/17; Odisha forest department has brought ten km radius expanse of human settlements in Niali block of Cuttack district under geographic information system (GIS) and satellite imagery linkage in an attempt to identify the mysterious animals that have gone on killing spree targeting the sheep. The system has been put in place since yesterday with GIS satellite imagery capturing the ...

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Rickshaw Puller’s Son Cracks Prestigious Medical Entrance Test


Bhubaneswar:28/6/17; In the latest tale of youths overcoming poverty to scale the ladder of success, a rickshaw puller’s son from Kendrapara Township has got the better of all hurdles to crack the prestigious National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission into medical colleges. 24-year-old Seikh Sahajan Hossain whose father used to pull rickshaw to support his family has cleared one of ...

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