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Odisha bornJustice Dipak Misra sworn in as new Chief Justice of India

The President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind administering the oath of office to Shri Justice Dipak Misra, as Chief Justice of India, at a swearing-in ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on August 28, 2017.

New Delhi:28/8/17: Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in on Monday as the Chief Justice of India (CJI) in a brief ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, where he was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind.         Misra will be the 45th chief justice of the Supreme Court and have a 14-month tenure till October 2018. He ...

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Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu Launches Sports Talent Search Portal 

The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing the gathering at an event to launch the National Sports Talent Search Portal, an initiative of the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, in New Delhi on August 28, 2017. 
The Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C), Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Shri Vijay Goel is also seen.

  NEWDELHI:28/8/17:Ministry of Youth Affairs and sports has launched Sports Talent Search Portal to spot the best talent from among the young population of the country. The portal was launched by the Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu at a function at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi. Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay ...

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 NITI Aayog launches Ease of Doing Business Report: An Enterprise Survey of Indian States 

The Minister of State for Commerce & Industry (Independent Charge), Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman and the Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad launching the
 Ease of Doing Business Report,
The Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, Shri Arvind Panagariya, the CEO, NITI Aayog, Shri Amitabh Kant and the Secretary, DIPP, Shri Ramesh Abhishek are also seen.

  Newdelhi:28/8/17:NITI Aayog  launched today the Ease of Doing Business report based on an Enterprise Survey of 3,500 manufacturing firms across Indian states and union territories. The survey has been conducted, along with the IDFC Institute, to assess the business regulations and enabling environment across India from firms’ perspective.   The Survey was released by the Union Minister of Commerce Smt. ...

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UNGA president-elect, PM Modi, discuss need for UN action on terrorism, UN reforms

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New Delhi:28/8/17: The president-elect of the United Nations General Assembly and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovak Republic, Mr. Miroslav Lajcak, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.   Prime Minister Modi congratulated Mr. Lajcak on his election to the post of President of the 72nd UN General Assembly.   President-elect Lajcak shared his priorities for the upcoming 72nd ...

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Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India

Newdelhi:28/8/17;Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI) on28th,August,2017, Monday. Justice Misra was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind. He was succeeded by Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar who demitted office earlier on Monday. Chief Justice Misra will preside over the top court for 13 months and six days, and ...

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Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India

Newdelhi:28/8/17:Justice Dipak Misra  today  sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India . Justice Misra was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind. He was succeeded by Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar who demitted office earlier on Monday. Chief Justice Misra will preside over the top court for 13 months and six days, and will retire on ...

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Block Grant school and college teachers of western Odisha celebrated their Nuakhai festival at their dharna site

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Bhubaneswar: 27/8/17:The Block Grant (BG) school and college teachers of western Odisha celebrated their Nuakhai festival at their dharna site at Gandhi Marg here on Saturday, the eleventh day of the BG teachers’ agitation. Offering Prasad to goddess Samaleswari, they celebrated Nuakhai along with their colleagues from other parts of the State. With the teachers’ meeting with State Government officials ...

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Six houses were gutted while seven cattle charred to death in a major fire

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Puri:27/8/17; Six houses were gutted while seven cattle charred to death in a major fire that broke out late last night at Danduasipara village in Brahmagiri in the district. Besides, properties worth lakhs have been damaged including three bikes and four bicycles. The exact cause of blaze is yet to be ascertained. Meanwhile, the villagers alleged that no official of ...

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Former Odisha Ranji team captain Haladhar Das was detained by the police!

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Cuttack:27/8/17; Former Odisha Ranji team captain Haladhar Das was detained by the police here today for reckless driving causing series of accidents in the city. The ex-Ranji player was chased and intercepted by locals at Chahata road after he injured several people by hitting their vehicles between Mangalabag square and Chahataghat. He was later handed over to Bidanasi police. The ...

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Torrential rains created a deluge-like situation at the Grand RoadPuri

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Puri:27/8/17; Torrential rains created a deluge-like situation at the Grand RoadPuri According to reports, water above 2 feet was flowing on the famous Grand Road in the pilgrim city leaving hundreds of tourists stranded. The stretch from Market Square to Medical Square was completely submerged due to heavy rains. Water also entered into engines of several vehicles parked at Grand ...

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