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Odisha Assembly’s winter session began with a stormy note

Bhubaneswar:28/11/17: The first day of Odisha Assembly’s winter session began with a stormy note on Tuesday after Congress legislators stormed into the well of the House holding paddy plants and created uproar over farmers’ suicide cases in the state. Following the pandemonium, Speaker Pradeep Amat adjourned the House for an hour and again extended it for half-an-hour. As soon as ...

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Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launches an intensive program to train Elected Women Representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions 

Newdelhi:27/11/17;The Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launched an intensive training program for Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) of Panchayati Raj Institutions and Master Trainers, in New Delhi today. This capacity building program is being organized by National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD) of the WCD Ministry which will ultimately train approximately twenty thousand ...

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Shri Rajnath Singh and his Russian counterpart sign an Agreement on Cooperation in Moscow 

Moscow:27/11/17;The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh arrived in Moscow, Russia yesterday on a three day (27th-29th November) visit there. He was received by Mr. Igor Zubov, State Secretary and Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation at Vnukovo International Airport, Moscow. Shri Rajnath Singh met Mr. Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Minister for Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, today ...

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Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor & Sudhanshu Vats discuss ‘Cinema VS Online content providers – Amazon and Netflix’ at IFFI 2017! 

  Goa:27/11/17:Celebrated filmmaker Karan Johar, TV Czarina Ekta Kapoor and Sudhanshu Vats (Group CEO, Viacom18) attended the Panel Discussion with the theme ‘Mastering A New Reality’ presented by World Economic Forum on Day 8 of International Film Festival of India 2017. They extensively spoke about the growing emergence of online content providers, considered to be a threat to cinema and movie business. ...

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Rear Admiral Sanjay Roye is the new Flag Officer Commanding Gujarat Naval Area (FOGNA ) 

  Newdelhi:27/11/17;Rear Admiral Sanjay Roye took over the reins of the Gujarat, Daman and Diu Naval Area from Rear Admiral Sandeep Beecha, as its third Flag Officer Commanding, at a ceremonial parade held at Headquarters, Gujarat, Daman and Diu Naval Area on 27 Nov 17. The state of Gujarat, view its strategic location and vast coastline of 1600 kms, plays ...

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Rs 83,346 crores collected under GST for the month of October 2017, received in November (upto 27th Nov 2017) 

  Newdelhi:278/11/17:   A sum of Rs 83,346 crores has been collected as Total Revenue Collection under GST for the month of October, received in November till 27th November 2017.  95.9lakh taxpayers have been registered under GST so far, of which 15.1 lakh are composition dealers who are required to file returns every quarter. 50.1 lakh returns have been filed for the ...

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President of India confers 3rd ICCR Distinguished Indologist award on Professor Hiroshi Marui 

Newdelhi:27/11/17;The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, conferred the 3rd ICCR Distinguished Indologist Award on Professor Hiroshi Marui of Japan today (November 27, 2017) at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Speaking on the occasion, the President congratulated Professor Hiroshi Marui for receiving the Distinguished Indologist Award and thanked him for his exemplary contribution to Indology. He said that ...

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28th Odisha State Film Awards which was announced:Mahasweta Ray unhappy with the award best supporting actress for ‘Dele Dhara Katha Sare’

Bhubaneswar:27/11/17 ;The 28th Odisha State Film Awards which was announced today brought bags of happiness for many along with disappointment for a few. One of the winners, Mahasweta Ray, who has been adjudged the best supporting actress for ‘Dele Dhara Katha Sare’, was unhappy with the award as she had been expecting the award for one of her other movies. “I ...

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Malkangiri police extended helping hand to educate the surrendered Maoists

Malkangiri: 27/11/17:The Malkangiri police on Sunday extended helping hand to educate the surrendered Maoists under the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). The district police officials yesterday started a drive to help as many as 18 surrendered Maoists, including 6 women, 13 Constables, 64 OPFs and 4 Home guards and 97 students of remote areas of the district for their ...

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Odisha government introduced a new scheme ‘Fish Pond Yojana’.

Bhubaneswar:27/11/17; In a bid to facilitate additional income to farmers’ community in the state, Odisha government on Monday introduced a new scheme ‘Fish Pond Yojana’. At Fisheries Ard Dept workshop on ‘Doubling of Farmers’ Income through Dairy & Allied Activities’, Chief MinisterNaveen Patnaik emphasized on the important role of rural economy in the development of the state. Highlights from his address at the ...

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