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Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved 130 Km long Jeypore-Malkangiri New Line project

New Delhi:21/2/18 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved 130 Km long Jeypore-Malkangiri New Line project at a completion cost of Rs. 2676.11 crore and is likely to be completed by 2021-22. The project will cover the districts of Koraput and Malkangiri in Odisha. Malkangiri and Koraput districts are among the identified left ...

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“SAHITYA BHARATI SAMMAN” shall be awarded to Satkodi Hota for 2017

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Cuttack:21/2/18;In a press conference organized by Shri Gangadhar Rath Foundation at Jail Road residence on 20.02.2018, the prestigious “Sahitya Bharati Samman”, “Gagadhar Rath Smaraki Samman” and other awards were announced for the year 2017. The prestigious “SAHITYA BHARATI SAMMAN” shall be awarded to renowned writer Dr Satkodi Hota for his research pursuits and outstanding contribution to the upliftment of Oriya ...

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PM launches railway projects in Mysuru; inaugurates development works at Shravanabelagola

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Newdelhi:19/2/18The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today dedicated to the nation, the electrification of railway line between Mysuru and KSR Bengaluru. At a function at Mysuru Railway Station, he also flagged off the Palace Queen Humsafar Express between Mysuru and Udaipur.   Earlier the Prime Minister visited Shravanabelagola for the Bahubali Mahamasthakabhisheka Mahotsava 2018. He inaugurated the new steps carved ...

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President of India graces function on Shivaji Jayanti

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Newdelhi:19/2/18;The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, graced and addressed a function organised by the Akhil Bhartiya Shivrajyabhishek Mahotsav Samiti on Shivaji Jayanti, today (February 19, 2018) in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, the President congratulated the Akhil Bhartiya Shivrajyabhishek Mahotsav Samiti for organising this function on such a big scale in Delhi. He was happy to note ...

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Odisha Samajwadi Party demanded a CBI probe alleging a scam behind Rs 2300 crore loan waiver to IMFA

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Bhubaneswar:19/2/18; The Odisha state committee of Samajwadi Party on Monday demanded a CBI probe alleging a scam behind Rs 2300 crore loan waiver to Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Limited (IMFA). Members of Samajwadi Party led by State President Rabi Behera staged demonstration before the CBI office in Bhubaneswar and submitted a memorandum to the investigation agency’s local SP alleging ...

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MPEDA’s Quality Control Laboratory to address concerns of USA, Japan

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Bhubaneswar:19/2/18; A state of the art laboratory to check traces of antibiotics in shrimps and other marine products was formally launched here on Monday, in a concerted attempt to address concerns of USA, Japan and the European Union (EU) for stringent quality controls over exports of seafood from India. Set up by the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), the QC ...

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Documents show larger conspiracy behind Mahatama Gandhi’s murder

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NEW DELHI:19/2/18; Pankaj Phadnis, who has sought the reopening of a probe into the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, on Monday told the Supreme Court that he has accessed documents that show a “larger conspiracy” behind the murder. Mumbai-based Phadnis told the bench of Justice S.A. Bobde and Justice L. Nageswara Rao that he has obtained documents, which the Indian government had ...

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Odisha Chief Minister discussed strengthening of partnership with United Nations

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Bhubaneswar:19/2/18;Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik discussed strengthening of partnership with United Nations with delegates from various United Nations Agencies for achieving Sustainable Development Goals. Mr Patrick Van Weerelt, Head, UN Staff College (Bonn), Ms Simona Sow, UN Staff College (Bonn), Ms Nistha Satyam, Deputy Head, UN Women, Dr Deepa Prasad, Head, UNPFA Odisha were present in the meeting. Highlights from the meeting:   – ...

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Veteran actress Aparajita Mohanty joined the Bharatiya Janata Party

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Bhubaneswar:19/2/18; A week after resigning from the Congress, veteran Odisha actress Aparajita Mohanty joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here today. The Ollywood star joined the saffron party at the BJP’s state headquarters here in the presence of Union Minister and BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan and other senior leaders. Mohanty said she joined the party as she was inspired by the leadership of ...

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Agitating teachers put their stir on hold till March 9

Bhubaneswar:19/2/18 The agitating teachers put their stir on hold till March 9 after the state government assured them to meet six out of their seven demands. The agitation will be put on hold till March 9. The decision has been taken in view of interest of students and their future, said School College Teachers and Employees United Forum convener Prakash ...

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