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Jindal Steel & Power Ltd has been conferred with Odisha Inc CSR Leadership Award

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Bhubaneswar, 25/12/2017: Mr. Naveen Jindal led Jindal Steel & Power Ltd, which has invested about Rs. 45000 Crore Rupees in Odisha has been conferred with Odisha Inc CSR Leadership Award for its outstanding work in implementing social development initiatives under the Corporate Social Responsibility programmes. JSPL’s Executive Vice President & Group Head (CSR & Education) Mr. Prashant Kumar Hota received ...

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Sachivalaya Marg will be redeveloped into an ‘Urban Parkway’ Soon

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Bhubaneswar:26/12/17 Bhubaneswar may get ready for a smooth ride as Sachivalaya Marg will be redeveloped into an ‘Urban Parkway’ soon. Eco-friendly road construction technology of using waste plastic in construction of the road will be adopted for carrying out the massive expansion of the road project. As per plans, Sachivalaya Marg which is one of the prominent landmarks in the ...

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Once again there was no respite for mute animals: Tribal community slaughter animals in large number before Sulia deity

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Bolangir:26/12/17; Once again there was no respite for mute animals. They were slaughtered en masse as a part of religious ritual in Odisha’s Bolangir district. Despite groundswell of puritan opinion favouring abolition of the age-old custom, animals were slaughtered today in a sacrificial ritual to mark Sulia festival at Khairguda, about 25 km. from district headquarters town of Bolangir. Animal rights ...

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Naveen Patnaik has almost suppressed all political parties in the State.

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Bhubaneswar: With continued phenomenal victory of the Biju Janata Dal in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has almost suppressed all political parties in the State. The outcome can rightly be viewed as a tectonic shift in the State’s political landscape.   Amidst the euphoria in the BJD camp, despair among other national and regional parties, the ruling party is celebrating ...

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Collectively Combat Global Warming to Save the Planet

Prof. Dr. P. K. Jena     On 12th December 2017, the ‘One Planet Summit’ was held at Paris to discuss and find out ways and means to “Make Our Planet Great Again”. In the Summit, a large number of countries were represented to find out the ways and means to solve the global warming problems. Since the middle of ...

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BJD Supremo called on BJD Members to Dedicate their lives to ‘Maa, Mati and Manisa

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Puri:26/12/17;Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal president Naveen Patnaik today exhorted his party members to adopt simplicity and serve people, who, he said, were the “ultimate masters”. He called on BJD members to dedicate their lives to ‘Maa, Mati and Manisa’ (mother, motherland and human beings), and asked them to respect people’s sentiment and meet the promises made to ...

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Six Patidars, one woman in Gujarat council of ministers

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Gandhinagar26/12/17;: The 20 ministers who took oath in the newly formed council of ministers in Gujarat today, include six Patidar leaders, and only one woman.Patidar ministers include former state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Ranchhodbhai Chanabhai Faldu who represents the Jamnagar South constituency, Kaushik Patel representing Naranpura constituency, and Minister of State Kishor Kanani, among others.Minister of State Vibhavariben Dave is ...

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Total collection under GST for the month of December 2017 has been Rs. 80,808 crores

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Newdelhi:26/12/17;’Total Revenue Collection under GST:  The total collection under GST for the month of December 2017 has been Rs. 80,808 crores till 25th December 2017.   99.01 lakh taxpayers have been registered under GST so far till 25th December, of which 16.60 lakh  are composition dealers which are required to file returns every quarter. 53.06 lakh returns have been filed for the month ...

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Ahmedabad Space Application Centre developing new ‘Remote’ Sensor camera

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 visiting the different sections of the Remote Sensing Unit at Space Application Centre, Ahmedabad  on December 26, 2017. 
The Director, Space Application Centre, Dr. Tapan Misra and other senior scientists are also seen.

Ahamedabad:26/12/17;The Space Application Centre (SAC) Ahmedabad, one of the India’s premier Space Centres established by the founding father of India’s Space programme, Dr Vikram Sarabhai, is all set to develop a new advanced hi-tech “Remote Sensor” camera with a capacity to capture images/pictures from a height of over 300 kms. This was disclosed by the Union Minister of State (Independent ...

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Promotion & preservation of Odia language was the focus of Cabinet Meeting

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Puri:26/12/17;Promotion & preservation of Odia language was the focus of Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik for the first time outside state Capital at Puri. Key decisions include an independent Culture Department, a separate Heritage Cabinet & various steps to promote use of Odia in all spheres. Highlight of decisions taken by the Cabinet: • Culture Department to be ...

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