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:Authorities of Puri finally woke up from slumber to prevent beach pollution

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Puri:13/7/17::Authorities of Puri finally woke up from slumber to prevent beach pollution in the temple town, famous as the abode of Lord Jagannath. The municipal body was spurred to action today afternoon following the two days of hunger strike by the internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik. As the health condition of the renowned sand artist deteriorated, he had to ...

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Odisha Chief Minister suddenly visited the Lord Jagannath Temple

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Puri:13/7/17: Chief Minister (CM) Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday   arrived in Puri and visited the Lord Jagannath Temple and took stock of ongoing repair works of the Sanctum Sanctorum (Jagamohan) from the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials and engineers of the State Works Department. The CM also held discussions with Temple’s Chief Administrator Pradeep Jena over the matter. Speaking to ...

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Naveen Patnaik felicitated Haj pilgrims from the state who are set to go for Haj Pilgrimage

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Bhubaneswar:13/7/17: Chief Minister (CM) Naveen Patnaik today felicitated Haj pilgrims from the state who are set to go for Haj Pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia this year. Patnaik wished a safe and smooth journey of 688 Haj pilgrims including 200 women. Stating that his government is committed for welfare of people belonging to minorities’ communities, The CM also promised ...

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Stakeholders discuss ways to promote coastal shipping and inland navigation under Sagarmala Programme

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Bhubaneswar:13/7/17:A National Level Workshop titled “Accelerating Sagarmala Implementation – Promoting Coastal Shipping and Inland Navigation in India” was organized by the Ministry of Shipping and Indian Chamber of Commerce at Bhubaneswar in association with Paradip Port Trust today. The focus was to bring all the port and maritime infrastructure stakeholders of the Sagarmala Programme to deliberate and discuss challenges and ...

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Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes up by two per cent

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The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on July 13, 2017 was 36.108 BCM, which is 23% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 21 for the week ending on July 06, 2017. The level of July 13, 2017 was 85% of the storage of corresponding period of last year ...

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Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the Bhubaneswar-Krishnarajpuram-Bhubaneswar Humsafar Express

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Bhubaneswar:13/7/17: Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu today flagged off the Bhubaneswar-Krishnarajpuram-Bhubaneswar Humsafar Express at the city railway station through video conferencing from Railway Board, New Delhi. This apart, Prabhu also laid the foundation stone for mechanised laundry under BOOT Model at Bhubaneswar station and inaugurated free Wi-Fi service at Sambalpur station. Humsafar Express Timings 22833 Bhubaneswar-Krishnarajpuram (Bengaluru) Humsafar Express will leave Bhubaneswar at 1200hrs ...

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Tata Steel Sukinda Chromite Mine Organises Workshop on Health Awareness and Social Security

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Jajpur:13/7/17: Sukinda Chromite Mine (SCM) of Tata Steel, located in Sukinda block of Jajpur district organized a workshop today on Health Awareness and Social Security for Women at Sukinda Bhawan near Sukinda Around 200 women, members of Women Self Help Groups of villages of Sukinda, participated in the workshop. Noted women activist and member, Juvenile Justice Board, Khurdha district was the ...

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India has had a long history of social responsibility: Arjun Ram Meghwal

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Haryana :13/7/17:The Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal said that India has had a long history of social responsibility. He underlined the need for introducing innovations to be able to effectively contribute to social development and nation building through CSR projects. The MOS (Finance & Corporate Affairs), Shri Meghwal was speaking after releasing a Compendium ...

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Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas held bilateral talks with Turkish Energy Minister

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Newdelhi:13/7/17:Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan chaired a Ministerial Session on the subject “Current Economic Strategies in Indian Oil & Gas Sector”. He also chaired a Plenary Session on ‘Supply and Demand Challenges for Oil, Gas and Products’ at the 22nd World Petroleum Congress at Istanbul, Turkey.   Addressing the plenary session, Shri Pradhan said that rising middle class of emerging Asian countries like ...

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ITPO SIGNS MoU 2017-18 WITH DoC 

  Newdelhi:13/7/17: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) 2017-18 between India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) and Department of Commerce (DoC), Government of India was signed by Shri L.C. Goyal, CMD, India Trade Promotion Organisation and Smt. Rita Teaotia, Secretary, Commerce, Govt. of India on 07.07.2017 in Udyog Bhawan. On this occasion, Shri L.C. Goyal, CMD, ITPO mentioned that, for the year ...

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