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EX- students of Unit-IX Boys High School donate Rs 10 lakh for ‘Mo School’ campaign

Bhubaneswar:20/7/18; Four former students of Unit-IX Boys High School here today met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and donated Rs 10 lakh under the ‘Mo School’ campaign for the development of their school. All of them are former students of the school – Special Chief Secretary of Telangana State, Bibhu Prasad Acharya, former cricketer Debashis Mohanty and Tara Prasad Dhala. They ...

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Justice KS Jhaveri named new Chief Justice of Orissa HC

Newdelhi:20/7/18; After recommending the name of Orissa High Court Chief Justice Vineet Saran for elevation to the apex court of India, the Supreme Court Collegium on Friday recommended the appointment of Justice K. S. Jhaveri as the new Chief Justice of Orissa High Court. Enrolled in the Bar in 1983, Justice Jhaveri was made an additional judge of the Gujarat ...

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Rahul hugs PM after a vitriolic attack

New Delhi, 20/7/18; Congress president Rahul Gandhi today hugged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and later appeared to wink in some dramatic moments in the Lok Sabha, capping his blistering attack on the BJP mascot, accusing him of being a bhagidar’ (collaborator) in corruption and not a ‘chowkidar’ and saying people were victims of his ‘jumla’ strikes. Gandhi’s no-holds barred attack at ...

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BJD walks out during No-confidence motion in Parliment

Newdelhi:20/7/18;No-confidence motion: The BJP has the numbers to sail through the trust vote. But the BJP and PM Narendra Modi’s effort is not to just survive but make a splash.As the debate over the no-confidence motion started in parliament, Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal walked out within minutes, bringing down the effective strength of the house to 514 which will ...

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President of India addresses annual convocation of IIT Kharagpur

West Bengal:20/7/18;The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, graced and addressed the 64th annual convocation of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur today (July 20, 2018) in Kharagpur, West Bengal. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that IIT Kharagpur has its origins in a committee that was set up by the government shortly after Independence to take stock of ...

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New ticket confirmation process in Railways

Newdelhi:20/7/18:A tool has been developed to predict the probability of waitlisted ticket getting confirmed at the time of booking as well as during Passenger Name Record (PNR) enquiry of waitlisted ticket. The tool has been developed using the algorithm of Machine learning.  The machine learning model has been developed using the waitlisted PNR data of past 2 years.  This model ...

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Emergency talk back system and other various security measures for women in Railways

Mumbai:20/7/18; On trial basis, Emergency Talk Back System has been provided in 06 ladies coaches of two Electrical Multiple Unit (EMU) rakes (03 coaches each) in Mumbai Suburban. One air conditioned EMU rake running in Mumbai Suburban has also been fitted with this system. Provision of Emergency Talk Back System is also being envisaged in all newly manufactured EMU rakes ...

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Reserve Bank of India to issue new lavender-colured Rs 100 notes

New Delhi:19/7/18: The Reserve Bank on Thursday said it will soon issue new Rs 100 notes in lavender colour having the motif of ‘Rani ki vav’ – a stepwell located on the banks of Saraswati river in Gujarat’s Patan. “All Rs 100 banknotes issued earlier will also continue to be legal tender,” the central bank said while announcing the issue of ...

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Minister Pratap Jena along with a team of five doctors will visit AIIMS know about the health condition of Jaga and Kalia

Bhubaneswar:19/7/18; Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena along with a team of five doctors will visit AIIMS, New Delhi on Friday to know about the health condition and future treatment of separated two conjoined boys-Jaga and Kalia. The Minister and the doctors would discuss with doctors of the AIIMS regarding the health condition of Jaga and Kalia and their future ...

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BDA restrict development work in Environmentally Sensitive Zones

Bhubaneswar:19/7/18; In the wake of water logging in many low-lying areas across the city, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has decided to restrict development work in Environmentally Sensitive Zones (ESZ) demarcated in the Master Plan of Bhubaneswar. BDA would also ask the builders and real-estate developers to stop construction activities without complying with adequate drainage support for their projects, even if, ...

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