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Ministry of Shipping has undertaken a diverse set of initiatives as part of its drive to boost profitability

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Newdelhi:31/7/18;The Ministry of Shipping has undertaken a diverse set of initiatives as part of its drive to boost profitability across major Indian ports. One major initiative is to improve the returns earned on treasury investments by the ports for pension, provident and surplus funds. Across all major ports, these funds add up to around Rs 33,000 crore, yielding interest of ...

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Nitin Gadkari Directs Officials to Complete All Namami Gange Projects by December 2018

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Newdelhi:31/7/18;Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari instructed officials and contractors related to Uttarakhand Namami Gange Project to complete all STPs, ghat and crematoria projects by December 2018 in a review meeting in New Delhi yesterday. The Minister said that officials should work in close cooperation with State Government, District Administration and Municipal Corporation ...

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‘End-to-End Computerization of TPDS Operations’ will soon be implemented

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Newdelhi:31/7/18:Department of Food and Public Distribution is implementing a scheme on ‘End-to-End Computerization of TPDS Operations’. Component-I of the scheme comprises digitization of ration cards/beneficiary other database, online allocation, computerization of supply chain management, setting up of transparency portal and grievance redressal mechanisms. Under the scheme, ration cards/beneficiaries database have been completely digitized in all States/UTs, transparency portal and online ...

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CSC & NHA signed an MoU to implement the Ayushman Bharat scheme

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Newdelhi:31/7/18:Common Service Center (CSC) and National Health Accounts (NHA) signed an MoU to implement the Ayushman Bharat scheme through 3 lakh Common Service Centers (CSCs) across the country here today in the presence of Hon’ Minister of Electronics & IT and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad and Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, Hon’ Minister of Health and Family Welfare. ...

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CBSE declares UGC NET Results in Record Time

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Newdelhi:31/7/18:The result of 7th UGC NET Examination has been declared by CBSE. The result has been declared in record time. The 7th UGC NET examination was conducted by CBSE on 08th July 2018 across 91 cities in the country. The examination was conducted in 84 different subjects. A total number of 11,48,235 candidates registered for this examination. The number was the largest ...

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Odisha Cabinet approved the food security scheme of the state government

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Bhubaneswar:30/7/18: The Odisha Cabinet on Monday approved the food security scheme of the state government to include the poor, distressed and eligible beneficiaries who have been left out under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) according to the Central government guidelines. Briefing mediapersons after the meeting, which was presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here, ...

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National Students’ Union of India Odisha wing had a clash with police personnel

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Bhubaneswar:30/7/18: Tension ran high at Mahatma Gandhi Marg here after members of the National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) State wing had a clash with police personnel after the latter tried to prevent the activists from staging a rally protesting unemployment in the State. However, police detained over 50 agitating activists, including student Congress president Itish Pradhan from the spot. ...

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Temple Treasury Key : Judicial Commission Asks Govt To Furnish Affidavit By August 7

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Puri:30/7/18: Justice Raghubir Das, former judge of the Orissa High Court and the chairman of the commission of inquiry to probe into the missing keys of Ratna Bhandara or treasury of the Puri Jagannath temple, today held the first hearing of the probe. However the probe panel failed make headway as the administration failed to furnish affidavit with regard to 12-century ...

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Muktikanta Biswal has embarked on a 520 KM walk to Bhubaneswar

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Rourkela:30/7/18: After undertaking arduous journey of more than 1,500 km on foot from the steel city to New Delhi, Muktikanta Biswal has embarked on a 520 KM walk to Bhubaneswar. This time his aim is to meet the CM Naveen Patnaik and apprise him about the necessity of IGH Super Speciality Hospital and the Brahmani Bridge. Before leaving for Bhubaneswar, Biswal, spoke to ...

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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the new high-end printing machine of the leading Odia daily ‘Pragativadi’

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Bhubaneswar:30/7/18; Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the new high-end printing machine of the leading Odia daily ‘Pragativadi’ at its office here in Bhubaneswar on Sunday.Saswati Bal, Achyut Samant, member of Rajya Sabha and founder of KISS, Samahit Bal, executive editor of Pragativadi, Lalit Pattajoshi, editorial director of Pragativadi, Bratati Bal Das, Monalisha Bal, chairperson, KIIT International School, Siba Prasad Biswal, ...

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