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Odisha gets Rs 5,252 crore allocation for Railways

Bhubaneswar:6/2/18: Odisha has got an allocation of Rs 5,252 crore for railways sector in the Union Budget 2018-19, official sources said. As many as 36 railway projects costing Rs 43,751 crore for 4,750 km in length are already under execution in the state, the sources added. The budget provision for Odisha is Rs 150 crore more than that of previous year’s ...

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BMC decided to implement new parking guidelines from April 1

Bhubaneswar: 6/2/18:Making major changes in the existing parking system in the city for more revenue generation, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) decided to implement new parking guidelines from April 1. The tender process for the parking project is expected to be completed by February 20. Under new parking rules by the BMC, a person will not to pay fee again ...

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7th Asia Steel Conference 2018 kicked off in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, February 6/2/18:7th Asia Steel Conference 2018 kicked off where Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik invited producers to come and set up their industries as Odisha is one of the mineral rich states of India. 7th Asia Steel Conference 2018 has been organized in association with Tata Steel and Indian Institute of Metals will go on till 9th February. Conference will also ...

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Odisha competitors bagged one gold & two silver medals at 7th Federation Cup

Bhubaneswar:6/2/18:Odisha competitors bagged one gold & two silver medals at 7th Federation Cup Senior National Men’s Body Building Championship, Patna. •Rasmi Ranjan Sahoo (Bhubaneswar), Gold, 75kg •Brajabandhu Suara (Berhampur), Bronze, 65kg •Balal Khan (Chhatrapur), Bronze, 70kg

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Nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-I was successfully test-fired from Abdul Kalam Island

Balasore:6/2/18: Nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-I was successfully test-fired from Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast on Tuesday. The test of the surface-to-surface missile with a strike range of 700 kilometre was carried out by Strategic Forces Command of Indian army from launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island in Balasore. The indigenously developed ...

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Government proposes to establish more Science Centres/Cities/museums in all the States of the country: Dr. Mahesh Sharma

Newdelhi:6/2/18:The Ministry of Culture operates Scheme for Promotion of Culture of Science (SPOCS) which provides for setting up of Science Cities and Science Centres in all the States of the country subject to availability of funds for the purpose. States willing to avail of this Scheme have to provide land and share the cost of setting up of facility and ...

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Congress candidate Pranay Sahu filing nominationfor the Bijepur bypoll

Bargarh:6/2/18: The nomination filing for the Bijepur bypoll ends with filing of nomination papers by Congress candidate Pranay Sahu in the district today. Sahu was accompanied by hundreds of supporters and senior party leaders for filing the nominations papers at Padmapur Sub-Collector’s office. Keeping the infighting aside, senior party leaders of the Odisha unit of Congress including Prasad Harichandan, Hemananda ...

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Odisha Congress leader Frida Topno passes away

Bhubaneswar:6/2/18: Odisha Congress leader Frida Topno breathed her last on Tuesday morning here. The Congress leader was 92-years-old at the time of her death. Late Topno will be taken to her hometown Sundargarh later in the day. Frida Topno served as a member of Lok Sabha from Sundergarh in Odisha in 1991(10th Lok Sabha) and in 1996 (11th Lok Sabha). ...

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Under-19 World Cup: Manjot ton brings India their fourth World Cup triumph

03/02/18: Manjot Kalra’s superlative, unbeaten century helped India cruise to their fourth Under-19 World Cup title victory, after the bowlers put on an impressive show in the final against Australia at the Bay Oval in Mount Manunganui on Saturday. Australia’s intention of exploiting the belter-of-a-pitch and the fact that India were yet to be tested with a big chase, did ...

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Naveen wants to see more cultural sites of Odisha under UNESCO World Heritage Sites list

03/02/18: Bhubaneswar: Inaugurating the 5th International Biennial Conference of Indian Heritage Network (IHCN), Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said “ along with development of modern amenities and facilities, our cities should also be vibrant with the socio-cultural life, centered around heritage, art and craft.’’ “There are several cities in India and abroad where this has been done and I am hopeful ...

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