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Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik approvedOdisha’s first riverine port in Kendrapada district


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First riverine port in Odisha approved


  Bhubaneswar:30/7/18;Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik approvedOdisha’s first riverine port in Kendrapada district to be set up with private sector partnership. The port will boost infrastructure, usher prosperity in the district, augment capacity of maritime sector in our State and provide a fillip to Make In Odisha efforts. With a planned capacity of 45.88 million tonnes per annum the envisaged investment is ...

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17 antiquities returned to India from U.S since 2016: Dr. Mahesh Sharma


Newdelhi:30/7/18:Till date, 17 antiquities which are also artefacts have been returned to India by US since June 2016. Two antiquities i.e. (1) Saint Manikkavichavakar (Sambanthar), (2) Ganesha have been handed over to Idol Wing of Tamil Nadu Police and one male figure in stone has been sent to Khajuraho Museum.  The remaining objects are still in the custody of Archaeological ...

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13.63 lakh Anganwadi Centres (AWCs) of the 14 lakh AWCs sanctioned across the country


Newdelhi:30/7/18;Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme, now renamed as Anganwadi Services,  was launched in 1975 with the objectives to improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age-group 0-6 years, to lay the foundation for proper psychological, physical and social development of the child, to reduce the incidence of mortality, morbidity, malnutrition and school dropout, to achieve effective co-ordination of policy ...

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Funds for Maintenance of National Highways


Newdelhi:30/7/18:The Minister of State for Road Transport, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today informed that an amount of Rs. 2917.12 crore has been allocated for Maintenance and Repair (M&R) of National Highways (NHs) during 2018-19 for the entire country. So far, an amount of Rs. 24.00 crore ...

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3rd BRICS Film Festival concluded with India Day ‘Newton’ bags honour at BRICS Film Festival


Durban(South Africa)30/7/18:The 3rd BRICS Film Festival took place in Durban, South Africa, along with the International Durban Film Festival (DIFF) from 22-27th July, 2018. The last day of the festival was celebrated as India Country Day, followed by Awards and Closing Ceremony.   Awards won by Indian films in the 3rd BRICS Film Festival, Durban, South Africa Best Actress: Bhanita Das, Village Rockstars Best Film: Newton by Amit ...

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PM interacts with Table Tennis Medal winners of Commonwealth Games- 2018

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi interacting with the Table Tennis Medal winners of Commonwealth Games, 2018, in New Delhi on July 30, 2018.
	The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and the Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports and Information & Broadcasting (I/C), Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore are also seen.

Newdelhi;30/7/18;The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today interacted with the Commonwealth Games 2018 medal winners in Table Tennis.  The sportspersons had called on the Prime Minister at Parliament House, New Delhi. The Prime Minister congratulated the medal winners for their exemplary performance in the international arena. He added that their performance have made the entire nation proud. The Prime Minister ...

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Fifth Annual Convocation of the students of National Law University, Odisha was held


Cuttack:29/7/18:The Fifth Annual Convocation of the students of National Law University, Odisha (NLUOdisha) was held on 29 July 2018 at the Amphitheatre of National Law University Odisha, Cuttack. Hon’ble Mr. Justice Dipak Misra, Chief Justice of India and Visitor NLU Odisha presided over the occasion and delivered the Presidential Address. Hon’ble Mr. Justice Michael Kirby, Former Judge, High Court of ...

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Brand “ G” Launched by Dr . Kumar Guru Mishra


Bhubaneswar:29/7/18: In much grandeur and amidst the whose-who of Odisha, the apparel brand “G” by Dr. Kumar  Guru Mishra was launched at Mayfair Convention, Bhubaneswar on 29th July, 2018.The brand was jointly launched by Sri Tara Ranjan Patnaik, the Chief Guest and Smt. Jagi Mangat Panda, the  Guest  of Honour, his latest collection “CHITRAA ASSEMBLAGE” and website  www.kumargurumishra.com was unveiled ...

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Odisha:Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Felicitates Wushu player Babulu Munda


Bhubaneswar:29/7/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik presented a cheque of Rs 2.33 lakh to 13-year-old Babulu Munda, who won a silver medal at the recently concluded 7th World Wushu Championship in Brazil, on Saturday. The Keonjhar lad had to settle for silver after losing to his Egyptian contender in the 42 player kg sub-junior category of Sanshou discipline on July 16. He made it to the final by ...

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