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Prime Minister inaugurates 105th Indian Science Congress

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Manipur:16/3/18;Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the 105th Indian Science Congress at Manipur University today. He began his inaugural address by paying tributes to three very distinguished Indian scientists whom we lost in recent times – Padma Vibhushan Prof Yashpal, Padma Vibhushan Prof UR Rao and Padma Shri Dr Baldev Raj. They all made outstanding contributions to Indian science and ...

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PM launches development projects in Manipur, addresses public meeting

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Manipur:16/3/18;The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today launched development projects worth Rs. 750 crore in Manipur. He laid the Foundation Stone of the National Sports University, 1000 Anganwadi Centres, and several other important development projects. He inaugurated the Luwangpokpa Multi Sports Complex, the Rani Gaidinliu Park, and other important development projects. He also addressed a public meeting at Luwangsangbam. Addressing ...

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Geographical Indication Registry office issued a show-cause notice to the Bengal government.

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Chennai:16/3/18; In ongoing war between Odisha and neighbouring State West Bengal over GI status to Rasagola, a show-cause notice was served to the Bengal government. The Geographical Indication (GI) Registry office issued the notice to the West Bengal State Food Processing & Horticulture Development Corporation asking it why the GI tag given to ‘Banglar Rasogolla’ will not be withdrawn. The ...

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President Ram Nath Kovind will pay a two-day visit to Odisha

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Bhubaneswar16/3/18;: President Ram Nath Kovind will pay a two-day visit to Odisha from Saturday, during which he is scheduled to attend several events in the state. It will be Kovind’s first official visit to the state after his election as President. The President will land at the Bhubaneswar airport on Saturday morning, where he will be received by Governor S.C. Jamir ...

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Sundergarh Nagarik Committee had decided to observe 12-hour Bandh protest the toll collection on the Biju Expressway

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Rourkela:16/3/18; The Sundergarh Nagarik Committee (SNC) had decided to observe 12-hour Bandh across the district on Saturday to register their protest the toll collection on the Biju Expressway, between Rourkela and Sambalpur. The bandh will exempt the health services and educational institutes. “We are protesting the toll collection on the expressway because the road is not fully complete and still some patches of ...

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All India Congress Committee has dropped a few senior leaders and MLAs from Odisha.

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Bhubaneswar:16/3/18; The new list of All India Congress Committee (AICC) members that was released on Friday has dropped a few senior leaders and MLAs from Odisha. However, 78 leaders from the state have been included in the revised AICC list that was declared ahead of the three-day plenary session starting at New Delhi today. The exclusion of a few heavyweights ...

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Naveen Patnaik congratulated JSS Group and STPI for the initiative

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Bhubaneswar:16/3/18;At the inauguration of JSS Software Technology Park-2, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik congratulated JSS Group and STPI for the initiative. Highlights from his address at the event: • State Government’s progressive policies have led to Odisha’s transformation into one of the fastest growing economies in the country • Like JSS STP-1, the STP-2 will meet the needs of state’s budding entrepreneurs with a ...

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Odisha Chief Minister lauded Police Organisation for its role in maintaining peace and harmony

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Bhubaneswar:16/3/18;At 60th Senior Police Officers Convention, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik lauded Odisha Police Organisation for its role in maintaining peace and harmony in the state. Highlights from his address at the event: • Odisha is one of the fastest growing economies in the country with Bhubaneswar being ranked 20th among global Smart Cities • State has outperformed on various sectors like ...

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Odisha Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister took various key decisions

Bhubaneswar:15/3/18;Odisha Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik took various key decisions with focus on youth empowerment, public health, promotion of Odia language, drinking water and infrastructure development. Key decisions taken: 8000 ‘Biju Yuva Vahini’ under Biju Yuva Sashaktikaran Yojana to be formed in 6800 Panchayats & 113 Urban Local Bodies for nurturing leadership & volunteerism, promotion of sports & sportsmanship ...

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Supreme Court dismissed all 32 intervention petitions in the Ramjanmabhumi-Babri Masjid land dispute case

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New Delhi :14/3/18; The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed all 32 intervention petitions in the Ramjanmabhumi-Babri Masjid land dispute case. Applications of Shyam Benegal, Aparna Sen and Teesta Setalvad were part of the intervention applications that were rejected by the Supreme Court. The Bench comprising Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok Bhushan and Abdul Nazeer has also directed ...

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