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EPFO signs MoU with HUDCO under new Housing Scheme of EPF & MP Act-1952 

The Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu along with the Minister of State for Labour and Employment (Independent Charge), Shri Bandaru Dattatreya addressing at the signing ceremony of an MoU between Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation and HUDCO, in New Delhi on June 22, 2017.

  Newdelhi:22/6/17;Dr. V.P. Joy, Central Provident Fund Commissioner and Dr. M. Ravi Kanth, CMD HUDCO signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the august presence of Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu and the Minister of State (Independent Charge), Labour & Employment, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya for facilitating “Housing for All by 2022” ...

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Survey of India’s history is that of determination, sacrifice and courage of exemplary individuals – Dr. Harshvardhan

The Minister of State for Communications (Independent Charge) and Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha addressing at the launch of the web-portal of “VAJRA” (Visiting Advanced Joint Research) Faculty Scheme of Science & Engineering Research Board and the release of a commemorative stamp on the occasion of 250 years of Survey of India, in New Delhi on June 22, 2017. 
The Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Prof. Ashutosh Sharma and the Director General (M&C), PIB, Ms. Ira Joshi are also seen.

  Newdelhi:22/6/17:The Union Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India has initiated a novel scheme VAJRA (Visiting Advanced Joint Research), Faculty Scheme of Science & Engineering Research Board, that allows foreign-based scientists to contribute to the Indian growth by working part-time in Indian laboratories and academic institutions. The web portal was launched in New Delhi today by the Union Minister for ...

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Odisha government effected a major reshuffle in the IPS cadre.


Bhubaneswar:22/6/17; The Odisha government  effected a major reshuffle in the IPS cadre. According to a Home Department notification, 1988 batch IPS Manoj Kumar Chabra is new ADG (Training) BPSPA, while 1989 batch IPS S M Narvane is new ADG OHRC. Similarly, 1993 batch IPS Susanta Kumar Nath is the new IG (Northern Range) and 1993 batch IPS Vinayatosh Mishra is ...

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Axle of Goddess Subhadra’s chariot Darpadalana broken


Puri22/6/17;: Three days before the world famous Rath Yatra , axle of Goddess Subhadra’s chariot Darpadalana broke raising apprehensions on smooth ride of the festival this year. The broken part of the front axle connecting the wheels near the brake has been tied with the help of iron chain temporarily. The Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) and district administration have ...

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Repairing the road near Samajajpur bridge is being done on war footing


Puri:22/6/17; With three days remaining for the world famous Rath Yatra, the task of repairing the road near Samajajpur bridge is being done on war footing. Soil from both side of the bridge washed away due to rain on Tuesday. The road passing through Samajajpur village was also washed away due to rain causing inconvenience for the commuters. However, the ...

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40-yr-old computer built by Steve Jobs sells for ₹2.3 crore


 Vani Vivek / 09:30 pm on 21 Jun 2017,Wednesday An original and working Apple-1 computer built by Apple Co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1976 was sold for ₹2.3 crore at an auction last week. The computer is one of the 66 still considered to be in existence and was originally sold for about ₹43,000 ($666.66). Wozniak once revealed ...

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Yoga for Global Well-being

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi participates in the mass yoga demonstration at the Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan, on the occasion of the 3rd International Day of Yoga - 2017, in Lucknow on June 21, 2017.

Ratnadeep Banerji There is a natural tendency for unification of various entities of our planet. Yoga perceives and attains it in its higher realms of samadhi dwelling on heightened state of mind and elevated knowledge. The unification of mind, body and soul is divinity. This is yoga and is achieved through yogābhyāsa to maintain poise between pravitti and nivritti in ...

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CBI books former IMMT director


Bhubaneswar:21/6/17; The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today booked the Director of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Goa Barada Kanta Mishra, who was formerly Director of the Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT) in Odisha capital for allegedly possessing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Mishra is accused of graft during his stint at the IMMT in Bhubaneswar as ...

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Naveen applauds Odia scientist Kailash Sahu for his feat in astronomy


Bhubaneswar:21/6/17; Odisha Chief Minister  applauded the achievement of Odia scientist Kailash Sahu who led a team of astronomers of Space Telescope Science Institute, US in validating Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity by measuring the mass of a star far beyond our galaxy. “The revolutionary breakthrough was achieved by an astronomer hailing from our own state, Odisha. Kailash Sahu was born ...

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Promotional videos and radio campaigns for the Asian Athletics Championship-2017 will be rolled out from tomorrow


Bhubaneswar:21/6/17:Promotional videos and radio campaigns for the Asian Athletics Championship-2017 will be rolled out from tomorrow in order to make more people connect with the grand sporting event. It may be mentioned here that flags of 45 participating nations would be put on display along the Janpath spanning from Master Canteen square and Ram Mandir Square, as well as near ...

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