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Naveen Patnaik announced Dearness Allowance hike of 2% for State Government employees

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Bhubaneswar;24/4/18;Chief Minister Shriaveen Patnaik announced Dearness Allowance hike of 2% for State Government employees, w.e.f. January 2018. Dearness Relief hiked by 2% for employees receiving pension as per amended rule & by 3% for employees receiving pension as per un-amended rule. N         Sanction of Dearness Allowance @3% enhancing the existing rate from 139% to 142% with effect ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik reviewed drinking water supply siatuation in urban areas

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Bhubaneswar:24/4/18:Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik reviewed drinking water supply siatuation in urban areas and directed to ensure 100% supply to all households and increase in per head drinking water supply in cities and towns to 70 litres by March, 2019. Highlights of the review: · 760 projects worth ₹3596 crore active in urban areas for drinking water supply · 1869 PVC Tanks ...

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JCB launches a Country’s Maiden and Richest Literary Award

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Newdelhi:24/4/18;CB is probably best known for its delightful yellow earthmoving and construction equipment, the stuff of every young boy’s dreams. But this year and onwards JCB is also going to become a part of every Indian author’s dreams, as it launches the JCB prize for Literature. JCB of course is not noted for its appreciation of Indian literature, and the judging ...

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Letters of Intent awarded today by Tourism Minister to 9 agencies for 22 monuments under Adopt a Heritage project

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Newdelhi:24/4/18:The 3rd Award Ceremony of Adopt a Heritage Project was conducted by Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), State/UTs Governments in New Delhi today for awarding the Letters of Intent to the shortlisted agencies under Phase IV of the project. Awarding the Letters of Intent to 9 agencies for 22 monuments of ...

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PM launches Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan

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Newdelhi:24/4/18;Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan today, at a public meeting, in Mandla in Madhya Pradesh. He unveiled a Road Map for overall development of tribals during the next five years. He laid the foundation stone of an LPG bottling plant of Indian Oil Corporation at Maneri, Mandla District. He also launched a Local Government Directory. The ...

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There is no leader but Lord Jagannath is the only leader in Odisha:Niranjan Patnaik

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Puri:22/4/18: There is no leader but Lord Jagannath is the only leader in Odisha, said State PCC President Niranjan Patnaik after visiting Sri Mandir here this morning. A day after Patnaik was appointed as the OPCC chief by the AICC, he made his visit to Puri yesterday and offered prayer to Lord Jagannath this morning seeking blessings for the party ...

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BJPhave obstructed flowing of Mahanadi water into Odisha:Naveen Patnaik

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Bhubaneswar: 22/4/18:Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik on Sunday asked the party workers to make people aware that the Chhattisgarh and Centre, both ruled by BJP, have obstructed flowing of Mahanadi water into Odisha. Go to the people and make them understand that BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh and the BJP ruled union government have obstructed Mahanadi water into Odisha,” said Patnaik ...

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CPI(M) unanimously elected Sitaram Yechury its general secretary

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Hyderabad:22/4/18: After weeks of uncertainty, the CPI(M) today unanimously elected Sitaram Yechury its general secretary at its 22nd party congress here. His election to the post for the second time was approved by the Left party’s newly-elected 95-member central committee. The 65-year-old leader had taken over as general secretary of the CPI(M) from Prakash Karat in the 21st party congress, which ...

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Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff visits Tehran, Iran for Indian Ocean Naval Symposium

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Newdelhi:22/4/18:The 6th edition of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) and Conclave of Chiefs is being hosted by Iran at Tehran from 23 to 25 April 2018. The Chief of the Naval Staff is leading a four member Indian delegation for the event. The IONS was conceived by the Indian Navy in 2008. The forum seeks to enhance maritime cooperation among navies ...

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India’s Haj quota increased; record number of pilgrims this year even without subsidy

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Newdelhi:22/4/18:Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that for the first time after the Independence, a record number of Muslims from the country will go to Haj this year and that too without any subsidy. He was speaking today at a training camp organised for Haj “Khadim-Ul-Hujjaj” at Haj House, in Mumbai. Shri  Naqvi said that the ...

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