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Narendra Modi inaugurated Textiles India 2017

GandhiNagar:1/7/17:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi  inaugurated Textiles India 2017, India’s first ever mega textiles trade fair, being held at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Addressing the gathering at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, the PM said that based on Make in India, the textile industry is being infused with the mantras of ‘skill,scale,speed’ & ‘zero-defect, zero-effect’. The PM said that the textile sector offers significant ...

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Narendra Kumar Sinha assumes charge as Secretary I&B

Newdelhi:1/7/17;Narendra Kumar Sinha, IAS (Bihar: 1980) today assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting on transfer of Shri Ajay Mittal, IAS. Prior to his appointment, Shri Sinha was Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Government of India. During a career span of more than 35 years, Shri Sinha has held various field postings and has worked from grassroots to ...

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India and Thailand sign MoU on Cooperation in Controlling Narcotic Drugs

Newdelhi:1/7/17:A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Thailand was signed in the presence of Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and Minister of Justice of Thailand, Mr. Suwaphan Tanyuvardhana, on Cooperation in Controlling Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances, their Precursors and Chemicals and Drug Abuse, here today. The MoU was signed by Dr. Rina Mitra, Special ...

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Popular actor Minaketan no more

Bhubaneswar:1/7/17:The Odisha film industry was taken to a sudden gloom with the news of demise of the popular actor Minaketan Das on 30 June.The 56-year-old actor was battling pancreatic cancer for quite a while. He was admitted in Asian Cancer Institute in Mumbai. He died in at his residence on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.As soon the news of his death broke ...

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Odisha Government approved investment proposals worth Rs 1.10 lakh crore

Bhubaneswar:1/7/17; The state has already approved investment proposals worth Rs 1.10 lakh crore after the event in Bhubaneswar and investors’ meet in Mumbai and Bengaluru. The State Level Single Window Authority (SLSWCA) today sanctioned fresh investments of Rs 650 crore from Emami Paper Mills Ltd, Rs 430 crore from Ambuja Cements Ltd and Rs 108 crore from Surya Foods and ...

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