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Internet banking across all accounts by March 31

New Delhi:(ONT Bureau)2/3/17: The government has instructed banks to enable internet banking across all accounts by March 31 and mandatorily link them to the Aadhaar number to facilitate digital payments and online transactions. “This measure will further enable the rapidly evolving digital payments setup in the country and will help add in a new set of consumers to the world ...

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BJP decided to boycott the all party meeting

Bhubaneswar;(ONT Bureau)2/3/17:No transaction of any business in the Odisha Assembly due to pandemonium by the Congress members, the opposition BJP today decided to boycott the all party meeting being convened by the Speaker. This was stated by BJP legislature party leader K V Singhdeo in a statement. “We doubt a conspiracy has been hatched jointly by ruling BJD and opposition ...

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Similipal Tiger Reserve going to deploy drone cameras

Mayurbhanja(ONT BUREAU)2/3/17;According to reports, wildlife safety measures in Similipal sanctuary are all set to go high-tech as the authorities of Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) are soon going to deploy drone cameras to keep a close watch on the movement and activities of all wild animals, including tigers as well as hunters at the sanctuary. In view of the safety of ...

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Non-subsidized LPG cylinder has increased by Rs 86.

New Delhi:(ONT Bureau)1/3/17: With effect from 1st March, 2017, non-subsidized price of LPG cylinder has increased by Rs 86. This is in line with the rise in global LPG product prices. However, there will be no impact on the consumers receiving subsidized refills. To illustrate with an example, the consumer will pay Rs 737 for a new refill in Delhi ...

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Fire occurred at the Integrated MCA department of Utkal University

Bhubaneswar:(ONT Bureau)1/3/17: A fire incident occurred at the Integrated MCA department of Utkal University on Wednesday due to a short circuit in one of the computer labs. Though students and faculty are safe, the computer lab where the short circuit occurred has been damaged, as per sources. While students sat on strike against the poor and outdated infrastructure, the authorities ...

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Jatni Tahsildar was attacked by mining Mafia

Khordha(ONT Bureau)1/3/17:The Jatni Tahsildar was attacked during a raid on an illegal stone quarry on Wednesday. The Tahsildar and his team were conducting a raid in Rathipur area known for illegal mining. The Tahsildar Bijay Swain has been severely injured as members of the mine mafia attacked him. He has been immediately admitted to Jatni Medical. Tahsildar Swain and his ...

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DOT programme Launched at Capital Hospital

Bhubaneswar, Mar1(ONT Bureau) In capital Hospital Bhubaneswar and National Health Mission along with the State government, chaired by Hon’ble Minister of State H & FW Dept. Govt of Odisha Pradeep Kumar Amat, inaugurated the DOTS (directly observed treatment, short-course) strategy of Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP) at the District TB Centre in Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar. They also launched ...

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Congress creates turmoil in assembly over farmer suicide in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Mar1(ONT Bureau) Congress members at the State Assemnly house created a turmoil following which the Speaker had to adjourn the house proceedings twice. The opposition was outraged on the death of the farmer who had consumed poison on account of his crop loss in Bargarh. It held the ruling BJD responsible for it and also blamed it for the ...

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Swachh Bharat Milestone- 100 districts in India declared ODF

New delhi:1/3/17PIB)Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation today launched Swachh Shakti Saptah, a week-long programme of activities across the country to highlight the role of women in Swachh Bharat Mission and to recognize their leadership. Union Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, made the national launch of Swachh Shakti Saptaah in Gurugram, Haryana, at a joint ...

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Ananthkumar presents 7th National Awards for Technology Innovation

Newdelhi:1/3/17:(PIB)Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri:Ananthkumar presented the 7thNational Awards for Technology Innovation in Petrochemicals and Downstream Plastics Processing Industry(2016-17), here today. Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shipping, Road Transport & Highways, Shri Mansukh Lal Mandaviya graced the occasion as the Guest of Honour. Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET), an autonomous ...

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