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First Meeting of India-Bangladesh Joint Committee on Border Haats Held in Agartala

Agratala:23/7/18;The first meeting of the India-Bangladesh Joint Committee on Border Haats was held on 22-23 July 2018 inAgartala, Tripura. In the meeting both sides noted the positive impact of Border Haats on the livelihoods of the people living in areas adjoining the Haats. Extensive discussionswere held on issues related to review of operations of the four functional Border Haats and ...

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Probationers of the Indian Forest Service Call on the President

Newdelhi:23/7/18;A group of probationers of the Indian Forest Service (2017 batch) called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, today (July 23, 2018) at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Addressing the probationers, the President said that over the past few decades, the world has realised the existential threats posed by environmental degradation, depletion in forest cover, and above all global warming ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will pay a State Visit to Republic of Rwanda

Newdelhi:23/7/18;Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, will pay a State Visit to Republic of Rwanda (23-24 July), Republic of Uganda (24-25 July) and Republic of South Africa (25-27 July). This will be the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Rwanda and the first visit by our Prime Minister to Uganda in over 20 years. The visit to South Africa is ...

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Odia movie ‘Local Toka Love Chokha’going to hit the thetre on 12th,August

Bhubaneswar:22/07/18;Om Sai Production  Odia movie ‘Local Toka Love Chokha’ starring Babushan, Sunmeera Nagesh, Mihir Das, Aparajita Mohanty, Pradyumna Lenka, Puspa Panda, Asit Pati and others going to hit the thetre on 12th,August,2018. Pradyumna Lenka and DP Khandelwal are producers of the film. Sudhansu Mohan Sahoo will direct it. Baidyanath Das is the music director of this movie. Lyricists Nirmal Nayak ...

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Biggest challenge before the congress party is to expand the vote base:Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi:22/7/18; Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that the biggest challenge before the party is to expand the vote base, and stressed the need for a strategy to reach out to people to win back their trust.Addressing the first meeting of the newly constituted Congress Working Committee (CWC), Gandhi said, “Expansion of our party vote base is one of ...

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Low flood situation in Mahanadi river

Cuttack:22/7/18; Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Sunday asked collectors of Jajpur, Cuttack, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada and Khurda districts to draw up emergency plan as low to medium flood situation may occur in Mahanadi river. The SRC said about 7.5 to 8 lakh cusec of water may pass at Munduli on Monday causing low to medium flood situation in Mahanadi ...

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Odisha government has urges no flood-like situation in any part of the state

Bhubaneswar:22/7/18; The Odisha government on Sunday said there is no flood-like situation in any part of the state despite incessant rain. “The water level of the major rivers is receding. There is no threat of flood-like situation in any district,” said Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi, adding District Collectors have been instructed to keep a close watch on the water ...

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Unidentified miscreants allegedly looted over Rs 20 lakh from four different ATMs

Baripada:22/7/18; Unidentified miscreants allegedly looted over Rs 20 lakh from four different ATMs in Baripada town last night. These ATMs were located in four different places in the town. According to sources, this morning some locals spotted the ATMs broken. Following which the locals alerted the matter to the police. On being informed, the police along with a scientific team ...

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Lakhs of devotees witness Lord Jagannath’s ‘Bahuda Yatra’

Puri:22/7/18: Braving intermittent rain, lakhs of devotees from across the country and abroad today thronged at the grand road at Puri to witness Lord Jagannath’s ‘Bahuda Yatra’ (return car festival). A multi-layer security net was thrown in the town with heavy deployment of forces to ensure smooth celebrations and prevent any untoward incident, a senior police official said.   The ...

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Burla in Sambalpur district has set a new record of highest Rainfall

Sambalpur:22/7/18; Burla in Sambalpur district has set a new record of highest rainfall with 622 mm of rain experienced in a single day. The master control room at Hirakud dam project has recorded the rainfall which has got the better of all previous rainfall record. On August 19, 1982 Sambalpur had experienced 581.9 mm, which was the previous record of ...

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