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Skilled workers staged demonstration in front of Paradip refinery complex


Paradip:3/8/17; Hundreds of skilled workers staged demonstration in front of Paradip refinery complex to register their protest against state-run oil company’s step motherly attitude towards skilled human resources from the local area. The company has outsourced specific nature of works to private farms. However private farms are prioritising the engagement of workforce from outside the state while relegating the meritorious claim ...

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Hotelier Satpal Singh apartment in Budhaswari colonyset in fire:five family member were gutted in blaze


Bhubaneswar:3/8/17;In a tragic mishap, The hotelier Satpal Singh who owned Pal Heights luxury hotel near Jayadev Vihar square of the city five family member  were gutted in blaze , including two children, were charred to death after fire broke out in their apartment in Budhaswari colony locality in the heart of the city area. The fire has now been extinguished. ...

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Tribal people from Rayagada gathered in NaveenNibas to greet him over declaration of setting up of Special Development Councils

Bhubaneswar:2/8/17: Tribal people from Rayagada today arrived at Naveen Nivas and expressed their heartiest thanks to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here over declaration of setting up of Special Development Councils (SDC) in nine tribal dominated districts of Odisha. For four consecutive days, tribal people of different communities from Nabarangpur, Koraput, Malkangiri and Rayagada districts have come to the state capital ...

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Joint Working Group between India and Israel suggested for Water Resources Management 


Newdelhi:2/8/17:Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Bharti has said that a joint working group of officials from Indian and Israel should be set up soon to explore the areas of cooperation between both the countries in water resources management. The Minister expressed these views when the Israeli Ambassador to India Mr. Daniel Carmon called on ...

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DAC&FW and IRRI sign Memorandum of Association (MOA) to establish the ISARC

The Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri S.K. Pattanayak and the Director General, International Rice Research Institute, Dr. Matthew Morell signed a Memorandum of Agreement, in the presence of the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh, in New Delhi on August 02, 2017.

Newdelhi:2/8/17:In order to establish the ISARC, a Memorandum of Association (MOA) has been signed today between the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare (DAC & FW) represented by Secretary, DAC&FW and International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines represented by Director General, IRRI. Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh graced the occasion. Shri Singh said that ...

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Contest for designing of Logo for the prestigious “Women of India Festival”


Newdelhi:2/8/17:The Ministry of Women & Child Development has launched a Contest for designing a logo for the prestigious “Women of India Festival’ to be held at Dilli Haat in October 2017. It’s an opportunity for designers who aspire to see their creation displayed on a National platform. The Women of India Festival offers the biggest selection of organic products prepared or ...

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J P Nadda flags off relief supplies for the flood affected families in Assam, Manipur and Gujarat 

The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare and Chairman of the Indian Red Cross Society, Shri J.P. Nadda addressing the media at the flagging-off ceremony of the relief material to the flood affected families in Assam, Manipur and Gujarat, in New Delhi on August 02, 2017.
	The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh and the Secretary, Directorate of Health Research & Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research, Dr. Soumya Swaminathan are also seen.

Newdelhi:2/8/17:Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Chairman of the Indian Red Cross Society today flagged off relief material worth around Rs 3.15 Crores to the flood affected families in Assam, Manipur and Gujarat. Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State (IC) for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region was also present at the ...

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Government Working on National Book Promotion Policy – Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey


Newdelhi:2/8/17:A two-day national seminar was organized by the National body for book promotion and publication, National Book Trust, under Human Resource Development Ministry to coincide with the 60 Years programme of the Trust. Speaking on the occasion Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of State of Human Resource Development said that the Government of India is working on finalizing a National ...

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AICC Committee divested its General Secretary Digvijay Singh


Hyderabad:2/8/17: The All India Congress Committee on Tuesday divested its General Secretary Digvijay Singh of his responsibilities as the person in charge of party affairs in Telangana, and assigned the job to RC Khuntia, who will be assisted by AICC secretary Satish Jarkiholi. The change of guard has evoked a mixed bag of reactions from State Congress leaders. While some senior ...

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Why do we need to promote breastfeeding?


Breasteeding lays a sound foundation for healthy life during infancy/child-hood as well as the later years of life. Every child needs to be provided adequate nutrition, care, protection, love and affection for his/her proper growth and development. As per WHO and UNICEF, breastfeeding must be initiated within the first hour of birth; and that colostrum (thick, yellowish and sticky but highly nutritious secretion) must be fed to the baby. Further, that the infant should be ...

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