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National level workshop AgriVikas 2018, was inaugurated


Bhubaneswar:29/6/18 : Two day national level workshop, AgriVikas 2018, was inaugurated today petroleum minister at SOA University Campus 2 in Bhubaneswar. The session was also graced by Giriraj Singh, Minister of MSME and Gajendra Singh Sekhawat, Minister of State for Agriculture graced the inaugural edition. Trilochan Mahapatra, Secretary, Department of Agricultural research and Education and Director General of Indian Council of ...

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People defecating in the open will have to pay a fine of Rs 50 in Capital city

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Bhubaneswar:29/6/18: People defecating in the open will have to pay a fine of Rs 50 each if they are caught by the local ward sanitation committee or the self-help groups of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC). The decision to impose the penalty for open defecation was taken in the corporation meeting of the BMC on Friday, to give a boost to Swachh ...

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Odisha State Disaster Management Authority signed a memorandum of understanding with RIMES


Bhubaneswar:29/6/18 :The Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES), an UN-registered agency, to strengthen early warning system for effective management of disasters. OSDMA Managing Director Bishnupada Sethi on behalf of the state government signed the MoU with AR Subbiah of RIMES in the presence ...

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Asian countries need to work as a team to tackle the challenges of tomorrow:Piyush Goyal


Newdelhi:29/6/18;Union Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Piyush Goyal said that India’s growing clout in the international economies and geopolitics is clearly visible from the fact that India hosted Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank summit this week in Mumbai and now we are hosting SAFA International Conference. He said this in his address at the South Asian ...

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PM dedicates, lays foundation stone for key projects in AIIMS


Newdelhi:29/6/18:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today laid the Foundation Stone of the National Centre for Aging at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.This will provide the older population with multi-speciality healthcare. It will have 200 general ward beds. During the same event, the Prime Minister also inaugurated the 555-bed Super Speciality Block in Safdarjung ...

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Suresh Prabhu launches Mobile App ‘ReUnite’


Newdelhi:29/6/18;Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu today launched a mobile application called ReUnite which helps to trackandtrace missing and abandoned children in India. Speaking on this occasion the Minister appreciated the work being done by the NGO,BachpanBachaoAndolan&Capgemini for developing this app. The Minister said that this effort to reunite parents whose children have gone missing ...

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PM interacts with sugarcane farmers

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi interacting with a group of sugarcane farmers, at Lok Kalyan Marg, in New Delhi on June 29, 2018.

New Delhi:29/6/18;The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today met and interacted with a group of over 140 sugarcane farmers at Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi. The farmers were from Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Maharashtra and Karnataka. The Prime Minister announced that the Union Cabinet would approve the implementation of Minimum Support Price of 150% of the input cost, in its ...

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Five killed as private plane crashes in Mumbai


Mumbai: 28/6/18;At least five persons, including a pregnant engineer and a pedestrian, were killed and three others injured when a small private plane belonging to gutka baron Deepak Kothari crashed in the thickly populated suburb of Ghatkopar in north-east Mumbai on Thursday afternoon, officials said.Eyewitnesses said the plane was seen hurtling down in the narrow Jeevdaya Lane area of the ...

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Disability Communications Expert Calls for Universal Design


Mumbai:28/6/18;Universal Design provides choice, makes digital media accessible to all: this was the invocation made by Dr. P. J. Mathew Martin, ESA (Mass Media) & Course Coordinator, Post Graduate Diploma in Media & Disability Communication (PGDMDC) Course, Department of Outreach & Extension Services, Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities (Divyangjan) today. He said this at a presentation ...

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PM pays homage to the great saint and poet, Kabir, at Sant Kabir Nagar


Uttar Pradesh:28/6/18; The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, visited Maghar in Sant Kabir Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh today. He offered floral tributes at Sant Kabir Samadhi, on the occasion of the 500th death anniversary of the great saint and poet, Kabir. He also offered Chadar at Sant Kabir Mazaar. He visited the Sant Kabir Cave, and unveiled a plaque ...

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