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Counterattack:BJD picked holes in Jual’s poll expenditure statement

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. Bhubaneswar29/7/17:: A day after Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) claimed that there are no discrepancies in party supremo Naveen Patnaik’s poll expenditure statement, the regional party today upped the ante against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and demanded resignation of Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram. The BJD picked holes in Jual’s poll expenditure statement and called for ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved Rs 1 crore towards treatment expenses of conjoined twins

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Bhubaneswar:29/7/17: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today approved Rs 1 crore towards treatment expenses of conjoined twins at head. The assistance will be provided from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) and will be sent to the New Delhi-based AIIMS Director. The twins – Honey and Singh – fused at cranium are currently admitted to the AIIMS as they would undergo ...

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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launches “Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2” in Mumbai

Mumbai:29/7/17; Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Minority Affairs & Parliamentary Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said here that the NDA Government has been working with commitment to “inclusive growth” and “Antyodaya” to ensure prosperity, security and dignity of the last person of the society. Addressing a large number of people from Parsi community and renowned personalities from ...

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Tiger Bearing Forests Play a Mitigative Role in Combating Climate Change’: Dr Harsh Vardhan

The Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan at the celebration of the Global Tiger Day, in New Delhi on July 29, 2017.

Newdelhi:29/7/17:  Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that Tiger-bearing forests play a mitigative role in combating Climate Change, besides the value of ecosystem services, provided by Tiger reserves.  Addressing the Global Tiger Day celebrations at Vigyan Bhawan today, the Minister emphasized that the Tiger is a symbol of healthy environment and there can ...

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today expanded his Cabinet

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PATNA:29/7/17: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today expanded his Cabinet by inducting 27 new ministers from his Janata Dal (United) and the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance. The new ministers were adminstered the oath of office and secrecy at a function at the Raj Bhavan by Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi. Only Mr Kumar and Sushil Modi were sworn-in as the chief minister and ...

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VIMSAR director residenceis being attacked by Post Graduate students

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Burla:29/7/17 :Post Graduate students of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) here in Odisha’s Sambalpur district allegedly pelted stones at the residence of director Aswini Kumar Pujahari last night. According to reports, more than 100 PG students arrived at Pujahari’s residence at around 11.30 pm and tried to break open the gate besides hurling abuses. They also reportedly pelted ...

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Annual ‘Page 3’ fashion exhibition will begin on August 1

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Secundrabad:29/7/17:The annual ‘Page 3’ fashion exhibition will begin at Arya Vysya Abhyudaya Sangam in Secunderabad on August 1. The announcement came at the curtain raiser in the city on Friday in which Mrs International, Sharon Fernandes was present. Speaking on the occasion, organiserssaid, “The Page3 Fashion Exhibition & Sale will have attractive and exclusive designer clothing, handpicked sarees, gold and ...

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200 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

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Jammu:298/7/17 :A small batch of 200 pilgrims left Jammu on Saturday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra. This is the smallest number of pilgrims to leave for the valley on a single day during since the yatra began on June 29. It will conclude on August 7 on Shravan Purnima coinciding with the Raksha Bandhan festival. “A batch of 200 ...

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200 note to be issued soon No news that Rs 2,000 will be scrapped

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New Delhi:29/7/17: With rumours spreading across the country speculating a withdrawal of the newly-introduced Rs 2,000 note, Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar said there was no news on scrapping the new currency denomination, while adding that the Rs 200 note will be in circulation soon. No news that Rs 2,000 will be scrapped. The reduction in printing of new ...

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Waterman of India’ met Chief Ministers of Odisha and Chhattisgarh

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Bhubaneswar:29/7/17: ‘Waterman of India’ Rajendra Singh has met Chief Ministers of Odisha and Chhattisgarh requesting to resolve the ongoing Mahanadi water dispute between the two states. Singh had a discussion with Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik and Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh to find out a solution on the issue.Talking about solution on the issue, Singh said, “Recently, NGT in its decision has stopped ...

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