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Dutee Chand is confident of exploiting the home advantage to do an encore at the 22nd Asian Athletics

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Bhubaneswar:4/7/17:Fresh from a multiple-podium finish at the G Kosanov Memorial meet in Kazakhstan, ace sprinter Dutee Chand is confident of exploiting the home advantage to do an encore at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships slated to begin here on Wednesday. The Odisha girl is also taking heart from her performance at the 20nd Asian Athletic Championship in Pune four years ...

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Achal Kumar Joti appointed new Chief Election Commissioner

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Newdelhi:4/7/17;Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Joti has been appointed the next Chief Election Commissioner, the Law Ministry said on Tuesday. Joti will assume office on July 6, the day the incumbent Nasim Zaidi demits office. Joti, a 1975-batch former Indian Administrative Service officer of the Gujarat cadre, will have a short tenure of around six months since he is scheduled to ...

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5 reasons why Israel matters to India

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  Newdelhi:4/7/17;Defence, agriculture, trade, diplomacy and water management will dominate talks during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ongoing visit to Israel — the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the Jewish homeland. Apart from from his scheduled official engagements, Modi is also expected to meet Moshe Holtzberg, a survivor of the 2008 Mumbai 26/11 terrorist attack. Moshe was two years old ...

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BJP president Amit Shah arrived in Odisha boost to the party’s preparations at the booth level

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Bhubaneswar:4/7/17; With an eye on assembly and Lok Sabha polls in 2019, BJP president Amit Shah arrived in the state on Monday for a three-day tour during which he will give a boost to the party’s preparations at the booth level. Shah, who landed in Bhubaneswar yesterday evening, would tour Ganjam, Jajpur and Khurda districts where he would meet the ...

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Team Pakistan Reaches Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar:4/7/17; Putting an end to all speculations, Pakistan team on Monday reached Odisha to participate in the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship to be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from July 5. President of the Pakistan Athletics Federation, Akram Sahi expressed happiness after reaching the Biju Patnaik International Airport here and lauded the efforts of the Athletics Federation of India ...

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Radha Mohan Singh to review the Flagship Programmes with 13 State Ministers

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Newdelhi:4/7/17;Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh will be reviewing the progress of two priority programs of the Government namely National Agricultural Market (e-NAM) and Soil Health Card on 5th July 2017 at Krishi Bhawan. State Ministers of Agri-marketing of the 13 States, markets of which have integrated to e-NAM, and State Agriculture Ministers of some ...

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Ministry of Railways sanctioned New BG line between Jeypore & Navarangpur in Odisha

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Newdelhi:4/7/17:As per the announcement of Budget 2016-17, Ministry of Railways sanctioned New BG line between Jeypore & Navarangpur  in Odisha. The length of the new BG line is 38 Kms. The cost of the project is 747.91 Crores. The project will be completed in 3 years. The project shall be implemented on Cost-sharing basis (50% by Ministry of Railways under ...

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GST impact: Domestic LPG gets costlier, commercial LPG is cheaper

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Newdelhi:3/7/17:With all grades of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) coming under GST, consumers in India will be paying more from this month for their cooking gas cylinders. While petroleum is not under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that rolled out from July 1, the central government clarified that day that both domestic and commercial liquefied LPG grades will be taxed ...

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Safal open two fresh fruit & vegetable outlet in Bhubaneswar

The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge), Shri Dharmendra Pradhan visiting after inaugurating the first Mother Dairy fruit and vegetable outlet – SAFAL, promoted by NDDB, in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on July 03, 2017.

Bhubaneswar:2/7/17: Making a foray into Odisha, Safal is all set to open two fresh fruit & vegetable in Bhubaneswar today in collaboration with oil marketing company to benefit both consumers and farmers.The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge),Dharmendra Pradhan visiting after inaugurating the first Mother Dairy fruit and vegetable outlet – SAFAL, promoted by NDDB, in ...

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Medical student, being allegedly molested on Bahuda Jatra

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Puri:3/7/17: As the Holy Trinity is returning to the main shrine on Bahuda Jatra, an incident of a woman, who is a medical student, being allegedly molested on the day before has caught headlines. She had posted on Facebook, relating her harrowing experience on Sunday when she was in the pilgrim city to have a darshan of the Lords. She complained ...

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