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India signs Loan Agreement with the World Bank for Strengthening the Public Financial Management in Rajasthan

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Newdelhi:29/85/18:An Agreement for IBRD Credit of USD 21.7 Million from World Bank for the Strengthening of Public Financial Management in Rajasthan Project was signed here today in New Delhi by Shri Sameer Kumar Khare, Joint Secretary (FB and ADB), Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance on behalf of the Government of India and Mr. Hisham Abdo, Acting Country Director, World Bank ...

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Global Benchmarking helps National Aluminium Company Limited double its Net Profit

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Bhubaneswar:298/5/18;On achieving the global benchmark of low cost producer in Bauxite Mining and Alumina making, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), a Navratna PSU under Ministry of Mines, Government of India, has proved its mettle by registering high in terms of both physical and financial performances.   According to the audited financial results for 2017-18, taken on record by the Board ...

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PM interacts with MudraYojana beneficiaries across the country through video bridge

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Newdelhi:29/5/18;The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today interacted with Mudra Yojana beneficiaries from across the country, through video bridge. The video conference is the second in the series of video bridge by the Prime Minister, interacting with various beneficiaries of Government schemes. Expressing happiness at being able to interact with the beneficiaries, the Prime Minister said that the Mudra Yojana ...

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Prevailing meteorological conditions leading to onset of monsoon over Kerala

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Newdelhi:29/5/18;Widespread rainfall occurred over Kerala, during the past 3-4 days. The 14 rainfall monitoring stations for Monsoon onset over Kerala have reported more than 60% rainfall from 25th May. (Fig-2). Westerly winds have strengthened in the lower levels (more than 30 knots) and deepened with Westerly/ West-southwesterly winds upto 600 hPa (approximately upto 4.5km) over the south Arabian Sea (equator ...

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Bus owners’ association increased the fares for all categories of passenger Buses

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Bhubaneswar:28/5/18; Commuters will now have to cough up more for bus travels in the state as the bus owners’ association on Monday increased the fares for all categories of passenger buses in view of rising prices of diesel and petrol. According to sources, the fares for Ordinary and Express buses have been hiked by 2 paise per kilometer while the ...

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BJP observes 12-hour bandh in Soro for sub-division status

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Soro:(Balasore)28/5/18; Normal life has been affected at various places in Soro and Bahanaga blocks of Balasore district today following a 12-hour-hour bandh called by the BJP demanding sub-division status to Soro. Most government and private offices, shops and other business establishments and educational institutions remained closed during the strike. Movement of vehicles has also been disrupted as the protesters staged ...

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School and Mass Education department signed a MoU with Lend-A-Hand India to enhance the skills of students.

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Bhubaneswar:28/5/18; The School and Mass Education (S&ME) department of the state government on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Lend-A-Hand India to enhance the skills of students. The agreement was signed by Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) Director Bhupinder Singh Punia on behalf of the state government with Lend-A-Hand India director Raj Gilda at the conference hall of ...

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Naveen Patnaik flagged off Paree Express for creating mass awareness on child sexual abuse

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Bhubaneswar28/5/18;:Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik flagged off PareeExpress for creating mass awareness on child sexual abuse. The 15-day campaign will sensitize everyone on detection of such cases. CM underscored importance of awareness to prevent such heinous crimes & provide a secure childhood. As part of the 15-day campaign launched by Odisha police in collaboration with Unicef, 15 specially-designed vehicles named ...

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Newly-appointed Governor of Odisha Professor Ganeshi Lal was given a rousing welcome by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

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Bhubaneswar:28/5/18; Newly-appointed Governor of Odisha Professor Ganeshi Lal received the guard of honour upon his arrival at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here on Monday. Prof Lal was given a rousing welcome by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Chief Secretary A.P Padhi, DGP R.P Sharma, Police Commissioner Y.B Khurania and Bhubaneswar Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena and several ministers. Lal is ...

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High-profile Biju Janata Dal MP Baijayant Panda Quits BJD

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Bhubaneswar:28/5/18′ High-profile Biju Janata Dal MP Baijayant Panda from Kendrapara Lok Sabha constituency today resigned from the party, saying that he has decided to “quit the politics” into which the ruling Odisha party has descended. The BJD MP was suspended from the party for alleged anti-party activities earlier on January 25. In January, the Biju Janata Dal had demanded his resignation ...

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