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Prioritize Skill Development in Rural India

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Prof. Dr. P. K. Jena   In India, as per 2001 census, about 72.2% of the total population are living in about 638,000 villages and remaining 27.8% live in about 5,380 cities, towns and urban agglomerations. Most of the country’s landmass belong to rural area and are highly rich in various natural resources like fertile land, water bodies, forests and ...

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Fifteen Public Sector Undertakings have incurred a loss of Rs 507.36 crore in Odisha

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Bhubaneswar:26/3/18; The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Monday said 15 Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have incurred a loss of Rs 507.36 crore in Odisha. According to the report on public sector undertakings for the year ended March 2017 tabled in the state Assembly, out of 56 working PSUs, 35 PSUs earned a profit of Rs 2,028.23 crore and 15 incurred ...

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Shree Jagannath Temple Administration has called for a special meeting of the Ratna Bhandar Sub-Committee

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Puri:26/3/18; Following uproar and protest, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has called for a special meeting of the Ratna Bhandar Sub-Committee this evening to take decision on whether to carry out an inspection of Puri Srimandir’s Ratna Bhandar or not. According to reports, the meeting will be held at 7 pm this evening and SJTA Chief Administrator Pradeep Kumar ...

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Thousands of block grant teachers launched an indefinite strike at lower PMG square

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Bhubaneswar:26/3/18; Thousands of block grant teachers under the banner of School College Teachers’ and Employees United Forum launched an indefinite strike at lower PMG square here on Monday to press their various demands. They have been protesting in front of 57 matric exam evaluation centres since March 20. The protesting teachers’ demands include implementation of recommendation of the seventh pay ...

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Femina Miss India Orissa 2018 received a grand welcome by fans and family members

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Bhubaneswar:26/3/18; Shrutiksha Nayak, who has been crowned the Femina Miss India Orissa 2018 today arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here and received a grand welcome by fans and family members. Speaking to mediapersons, Shrutiksha said that Odia girls are very beautiful and they deserve to live their dreams. Bringing laurels for the state, Shrutiksha is all set ...

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Big Boss Vs Chota Bheem; Congress, BJP at war

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New Delhi: 26/3/18;The Twitter war between the Congress and the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) escalated on Monday after Union Minister Smriti Irani tore into Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi for cornering Prime Minister Narendra Modi over NaMo app.Taking to her Twitter handle, Irani mocked at the Congress president with Chhota Bheem jibe and said that even the cartoon character, “knows that commonly ...

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Joint Group Most Important Dialogue Mechanism between India and China – Suresh Prabhu

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Newdelhi:26/3/18;The Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation,Suresh Prabhu,welcoming his Chinese counterpartMr. Zhong Shan at the meet. Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu and Minister of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Zhong Shan, co- chaired the11th meeting of India-China Joint Group on Economic Relations, Trade, Science and Technology at New Delhi today. Welcoming ...

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President of India in Varanasi; inaugurates Construction of NHAI Projects

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Varanasi (UP)26/3/18;The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind graced various functions of the Government of Uttar Pradesh and the National Highways Authority of India in Varanasi today (March 26, 2018). These included laying of the foundation stone for five projects of NHAI, and distribution of appointment letters to candidates selected at a job fair organised by the Vyavasaik Shiksha ...

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Great Orissa Famine of 1866 has come under limelight with the inauguration of an exhibition of photographs

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 Bhubaneswar:26/3/18; The cataclysmic effect of Great Orissa Famine of 1866 has come under limelight with the inauguration of an exhibition of photographs, sketches and newspaper reports on the biggest catastrophe that the state had encountered. The exhibition organised by The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) and Odisha State Archives was inaugurated by Ashok Panda, Minister for Culture ...

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Odisha Assembly was today adjourned twice following commotion by the Opposition Congress over delay in appointment of Lokayukta

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Bhubaneswar: 26/3/18;The Odisha Assembly was today adjourned twice following commotion by the Opposition Congress over delay in appointment of Lokayukta and implementation of Odisha Lokayukta Act in the state. The issue was raised in the Assembly during Zero Hour by the Leader of opposition Narasingha Mishra of Congress. “We want to know why the government has not so far appointed a ...

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