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DRDO Balasore going to set up a weapon museum

Balasore (Odisha), Nov 8/11/17: A weapon museum, described as the first of its kind in the country, has come up in the premises of DRDO’s Proof and Experimental Establishment at Chandipur and boasts of the Vijayanta Tank, which played a major role in the 1971 India-Pakistan war. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Chairman and Secretary Department of Defence Dr ...

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President hosts Belgian King, invites participation in Indian growth story 

Newdelhi;8/11/17;The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, received His Majesty King Philippe and Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of the Belgians, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (November 7, 2017). He also hosted a banquet in their honour. Welcoming the King and the Queen to India, the President said he was happy to know that India holds a special place for them ...

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Noted writer of Hindi literature Krishna Sobti will be conferred Jnanpith Award

Noted writer of Hindi literature Krishna Sobti will be conferred with the country’s highest literary honour, Jnanpith Award this year in 2017. Sobti will be awarded with a cash prize of Rs 11 lakh, a certificate and a memento as part of the 53rd Jnanpith Award ceremony. , Leeladhar Mandloi, ex-officio of the selection board, said that Sobti was unanimously selected ...

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Adequate funds released to States for Rural Development

Newdelhi:7/11/17:The Government in the year 2017-18 provided highest ever allocation of Rs. 48,000 crores at BE stage for MGNREGA. In the year, the allocation to the Department also crossed more than One lakh crores for all programmes put together at Rs. 1,05,442 crores. The Ministry of Rural Development has been able to ensure payment of wages to the workers within ...

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We believe in people’s participation and education transformation – Shri Prakash Javadekar 

  Newdelhi;7/11/17;A two-day National Workshop ‘Chintan Shivir’ organized by Department of School education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development concluded in New Delhi today. The Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar was the chief guest on the occasion. Shri Upendra Kushwaha, MoS, Department of School Education & Literacy and Shri Satyapal Singh, MoS, Department of Higher Education ...

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Meeting of Labour & Employment Minister with Central Trade Union Organizations on 12 Point Charter of Demands 

Newdelhi:7/11/17;The Minister of State for Labour and Employment(Independent Charge), Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar met the representative of all Central Trade Unions in Shram Shakti Bhawan on 7th November 2017 to discuss the issues raised in 12 Point Charter Demand of CTUOs. The meeting was attended by representatives of major Central Trade Unions including BMS, INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC, TUCC, ...

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India Signs Loan Agreement with World Bank for US$ 119 Million for “Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence and Equity (OHEPEE) Project 

Newdelhi:7/11/17;A Financing Agreement for IBRD loan of US$ 119 million (equivalent) for the “Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence & Equity (OHEPEE) Project” was signed with the World Bank here today. The Financing Agreement was signed by Mr. Sameer Kumar Khare (Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs) on behalf of Government of India and Mr. Hisham A. Abdo Kahin, Acting ...

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Odisha Chief Minister felicitated Dr Omkar Hota for helping needy people in Malkangiri district.

Bhubaneswar:7/11/17;Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced to launch Utkalmani Gopabandhu Das Award for dedicated selfless service in the health sector. Patnaik also felicitated Dr Omkar Hota for helping needy people in Malkangiri district. “Today, we honour Dr Omkar Hota for his exemplary commitment in walking the extra mile in bringing health care to some of the remote villages in Malkangiri ...

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Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to address lakhs of school students on this Children’s Day on television

Bhubaneswar:7/11/17; Taking a leaf from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popular radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’, Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to address lakhs of school students on this Children’s Day on television for the first time in his tenure as Odisha Chief Minister. The 45-minute televised speech will be aired on Doordarshan from 11.15 am to 12 noon on November 14. ...

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DRDO Conducts Successful Flight Trial of ‘NIRBHAY’ Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile 

Chandipur:(odisha)7/11/17;Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) achieved yet another feat today with the successful test flight of ‘NIRBHAY’ – India’s first indigenously designed and developed Long Range Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile which can be deployed from multiple platforms. It was successfully test fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, Odisha. The missile has the capability to loiter and cruise at ...

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