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Eightteen people were killed and up to 100 injured in an boiler blast in state-run NTPC

New Delhi:1/11/17; Eightteen people were killed and up to 100 injured in an boiler blast in state-run NTPC Ltd’s Unchahar power plant in Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh. The blast occurred in the boiler area of a 500-megawatt (MW) unit of the recently commissioned plant in Raebareli district. The 1,550 MW coal-fuelled plant supplies electricity to Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and ...

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Bhubaneswar:1/11/17:State Level Sanctioning Committee (SLSC) meeting under RKVY held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Odisha for sanction of projects.

Bhubaneswar:1/11/17:State Level Sanctioning Committee (SLSC) meeting under RKVY held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Odisha for sanction of projects.

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Bolangir:1/11/17;Collector,Bolangir along with other officials ,conducted a meeting with the local land owners for solving the land issue at Tusara site

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Cuttack:1/11/17; Shri T.K. Pandey, IAS, Principal Secretary, Finance Department, interacting with beneficiaries during PDS Distribution

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Odisha beat UP by 8 wickets to set up Semi-Final clash against AP in National Cricket Tournament for Blind

Bhubaneswar:1/11/17:Odisha beat UP by 8 wickets to set up Semi-Final clash against AP in National Cricket Tournament for Blind

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A significant improvement has been seen in the health condition of Jaga.

New Delhi:1/11/17: “A significant improvement has been seen in the health condition of Jaga. He is out of ventilator now and recovering at a fast pace. He will be brought out of ICU to ward within three days,” said Pratap Jena after meeting the twins at AIIMS.     It is good news for us that Jaga is improving at a ...

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Inter-State Council reconstituted with PM Modi as chairman

NEW DELHI:1/11/17; The Inter-State Council, which is mandated to investigate and advise on disputes between states, has been reconstituted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its chairman and six Union ministers and all chief ministers as members. According to a gazette notification, the Union ministers who will be members of the reconstituted council are Rajnath Singh (Home), Sushma Swaraj (External Affairs), ...

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Government of India has increased the the maximum age of joining NPS from the existing 60 years to 65

New Delhi: The government has increased the the maximum age of joining under National Pension Scheme (NPS) from the existing 60 years to 65 years of age, an official statement said here on Wednesday.”In continuance of the several initiatives under taken by Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) during the last few years to increase the pension coverage in ...

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India and UK Science & Technology Ministers review the progress made in the India-UK partnership in science, technology and innovation 

Newdelhi:1/11/17;Science and Technology Ministers of India and UK reviewed the progress made in the India-UK partnership in science, technology and innovation which has been significantly intensified under the Newton-Bhabha programme. Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan, had a meeting with UK Minister of State for Science, Research and Innovation Mr. Jo Johnson in New ...

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Priorities for Swachha Rural India

Prof. Dr. P. K. Jena     In developing countries including India, every 15 to 20 seconds, a child below 5 years dies from diarrhea caused by poor sanitation. A major portion of the health budget in India is spent on treating water borne diseases like diarrhea, dysentery and cholera. The poor health and sanitation conditions in India are caused ...

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