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Presidential poll: Opposition to meet on June 22

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Newdelhi:20/6/017;After the BJP on Monday named Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as the NDA’s presidential candidate, the opposition — taken by surprise — hesitated to question his credentials but said it will hold a meeting on June 22 to chalk out its strategy. Opposition leaders have agreed to attend the June 22 meeting, to be chaired by Congress President Sonia ...

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Naveen Stresses On 3Ts Formula At Induction Meet Of Fresh Civil Service Officers

Bhubaneswar: Use of 3Ts – Technology, Transparency and Teamwork – should be used to bring transformation in the lives of people in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik instructed the newly appointed Odisha Civil Services officers in an induction meet held at Rabindra Mandap here today. A total number of 670 successful candidates joined Odisha Civil Services today, including 69 in ...

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OPCC spokesperson Sulochana Das resigned from the party

Bhubaneswar:19/6/17; Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) spokesperson Sulochana Das resigned from the party on Mondy. She informed about her resignation through social media that “I have resigned from Congress party”. Earlier in the day, she met BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik fuelling speculation of joining the BJD soon. In a Facebook post she wote,” I have resigned from Congress ...

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7th Pay Commission: State Fitment Committee suggests 14.5 percent hike

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Bhubaneswar:19/6/17; The State Fitment Committee has prepared its report as per the 7th Pay Commission and submitted it to the Odisha Government. The committee has recommended raising the basic pay of each employee roughly by 14.5 per cent. If the State government follows the Central government pattern for implementing pension, the overall salary will increase by 23 per cent. The ...

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BJD To Support Ram Nath Kovind For President After PM Speaks To CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi19/6/17;: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that BJD will support NDA’s candidate Ram Nath Kovind as Presidential candidate. “The Hon’ble PM spoke to me to inform about the candidature of Ram Nath Kovind as Presidential nominee. He sought the support of BJD in this regard. Last time BJD had proposed the name of eminent leader of tribal community ...

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Brics Foreign Ministers meet, India raises terrorism issue

19/6/17;India on Monday said Brics needs to cooperate on counter-terrorism as the Foreign Ministers meet of the five-member bloc began here. China has said the issue of terrorism would be discussed candidly at the meet of the five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, as New Delhi seemed poised to raise the issue of branding ...

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BJP names Ram Nath Kovind as NDA Presidential candidate

Newdelhi:19/6/17;Springing a surprise, the BJP on Monday named Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind, a Dalit and a BJP leader, as the ruling NDA’s candidate for the July 17 Presidential election. “We have decided that Ram Nath Kovind will be the NDA Presidential candidate,” Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah said after a nearly two-hour meeting here of the party’s Parliamentary ...

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Minister of Railways, inaugurates various Railway related services in Odisha and Assam

Newdelhi:19/6/17:Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated following services in Odisha and Assam through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan today i.e 19-06-2017.  Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge), Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha) Shri Dr. (Prof.) Prasanna Kumar Patasani, were specially present to grace the occasion. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. Mital, Member Traffic ...

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Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Minister of Railways, inaugurates various Railway related services in Odisha and Assam

The Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu along with the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge), Shri Dharmendra Pradhan flagging off the extension of Khurda Road-Bolgarh Passenger Train up to Nayagarh (Train Nos.58429/30 and 58431/32), through video conferencing from Rail Bhavan, in New Delhi on June 19, 2017. 
	The Member (Traffic), Railway Board, Shri Mohd Jamshed is also seen.

Newdelhi:19/6/17’Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated following services in Odisha and Assam through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan today i.e 19-06-2017.  Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge), Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha) Shri Dr. (Prof.) Prasanna Kumar Patasani, were specially present to grace the occasion. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. ...

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Prez polls: MPs, MLAs to have different coloured ballot papers

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June 18, 2017:It will be green-coloured ballot papers for members of Parliament and pink for MLAs who vote in the presidential election on July 17. In case the NDA and the opposition field their own candidates and none withdraws till July 1 evening, the Election Commission will initiate the process of “final printing” of ballot papers as a contest would ...

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