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Akash Missile Test-fired Successfully from Odisha

Chandipur:6/12/17;(Odisha) India on Tuesday successfully test-fired Akash its supersonic surface-to-air missile with indigenous radio frequency seeker from a test range in Odisha, officials said. The state-of-the-art indigenous missile targeting an UAV ‘Banshee’, was fired from the launch complex-III of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur .”The radars, telemetry and electro-optical systems along the coast have tracked and monitored all the ...

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Centre declined to constitute a tribunal to adjudicate the Mahanadi river water dispute

Bhubaneswar:6/12/17; In a major setback for Odisha, the Centre today declined to constitute a tribunal to adjudicate the Mahanadi river water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh. In an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court, the Union Government said that Odisha Government has not submitted required information in this regard, so there is no need to constitute a tribunal. Odisha has ...

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Odisha CM Pays Tribute To Jayee Rajguru As Freedom Fighter

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today paid tributes to Jayee Rajguru on his death anniversary, stating him as a freedom fighter and a martyr but Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout stood firm on his earlier claim that Jayee Rajguru was not a freedom fighter. “Homage to great revolutionary & freedom fighter Saheed Jayee Rajguru on death anniversary. The fearless patriot who ...

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State-level workshop on Safety of Girls and Women was organized

Bhubaneswar:6/12/17; A state-level workshop on Safety of Girls and Women was organized today jointly by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) in collaboration with UNFPA as part of Socially Smart Bhubaneswar initiative. Representatives from BMC, BSCL, Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), UNFPA India, State Commission for Women, District Child Protection Office, NGOs, Child Fund India, higher education institutes ...

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Odisha Chief Minister stating that no forest clearance was required for construction of the 2nd bridge over Brahmani river

Bhubaneswar:6/12/17;Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik replied to Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari stating that no forest clearance was required for construction of the 2nd bridge over Brahmani river on NH 143 near Rourkela. The location of the bridge is non-forest in nature as confirmed by State Forest Department and acknowledged by Project Director of NHAI at Rourkela. Work can be started ...

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Indian and Italy sign a new MoU for cooperation in Agriculture and Phytosanitary issues

Newdelhi:6/12/17;Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh welcomed the visiting delegates led by Shri H.E Maurizio Martina, Italian Minister for Agriculture Food and Forestry Policies , mentioning that India and Italy enjoy traditionally friendly and cordial relations. Shri Radha Mohan Singh also conveyed that India attaches great importance to the development of bilateral ties between the two ...

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India and Cuba sign MoU for enhanced cooperation in the health sector

Newdelhi:6/12/17:India and Cuba signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector, here today. Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Dr Roberto Tomas Morales Ojeda, Public Health Minister of Cuba signed the MoU in the presence of senior officers from the Health Ministry and a high level delegation from Cuba. ...

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Depression over Southeast Bay of Bengal (1430 hours)

Bhubaneswar:6/12/17;The Depression over southeast Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood moved northwestwards and lay centred at 1130 hrs IST of today, the 06 December, 2017 near Latitude 8.8º N and Longitude 88.3 ºE, about 1120 km to the southeast of Machillipatnam and 1200 km south-southeast of Gopalpur. The system is very likely to move northwestwards and reach Andhra Pradesh coast around 8th December evening. ...

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Jayee Rajguru made the supreme sacrifice of his life : Vice President 

Newdelhi:6/12/17;The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that we should reshape our country to ensure all citizens have essential freedoms enshrined in our constitution. He was addressing the 211th Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Jayee Rajguru, organized by Odisha Forum, here today. The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra ...

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Odisha Chief Minister presided over signing of MoUs between four top health institutions of the country

Bhubaneswar:5/12/17;Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik presided over signing of MoUs between Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of Odisha and four top health institutions of the country to bring best quality healthcare services to the people of the state. The institutions include Glocal Healthcare Systems Pvt Ltd, Kolkata, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Narayana Hrudayalayaand Lv Prasad Eye Hospital Bhubaneswar. Highlights of the MoUs: • Glocal health Care Systems Pvt ...

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