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Health and Family Welfare Department signed two MOU for Health sector

Bhubaneswar: 10/8/18: Health and Family Welfare Department on Friday signed two memorandum of understanding (MoUs) in presence of Health Minister Pratap Jena here at the state Secretariat. The first MoU has been signed with NIMHANs, Bengaluru to provide tele-mentoring and capacity building of medical officers of DMHP/SDH/CHC for management of mental illness cases and basic emergency psychiatric care along with ...

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Plantable & Eco-Friendly Rakhis from Tribes India

Newdelhi:10/8/18:Eco-friendly Rakhis are being sold by TRIFED, an autonomous organisation under Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The product has been made available on banner of Tribes India at all its retail outlets and e-commerce portals including tribesindia.com, Amazon, Snapdeal, PayTM and Flipkart. Besides, ethnic clothing meant for Rakshabandhan are also on sale at the specially created ‘Rakhi Counters’ at all outlets and e-commerce ...

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MoHFW and Ministry of Tribal Affairs sign an MoU for extending services of School Health Programme

Newdelhi:10/8/18;A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA), Government of India  for cooperation between the two Ministries for sensitizing the principals and training to teachers each of all functional EMRSs, Ashram Schools and other Schools supported by MoTA in the country using the existing infrastructure of ...

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Biofuels can provide fresh momentum to India in the 21st century:Narendra Modi

Newdelhi:10/8/18:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed an event to mark World Biofuel Day in New Delhi. He addressed a diverse gathering, consisting of farmers, scientists, entrepreneurs, students, government officials, and legislators. He said biofuels can provide fresh momentum to India in the 21st century. He added that it is fuel produced from crops, which can change lives of people ...

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President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly calls on Prime Minister

Newdelhi:10/11/18:Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. Prime Minister congratulated Ms. Espinosa on her election to the post of President of the 73rd UN General Assembly. Ms. Espinosa shared her priorities for the upcoming session of the UN General Assembly. Prime Minister assured her of India’s full ...

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Senior IAS officer Vinod Kumar was sent to jail after he surrendered before the court

Bhubaneswar:10/8/18: Senior IAS officer Vinod Kumar, who was convicted in financial irregularities at the Odisha Rural Housing Development Corporation by the special vigilance court on July 3, was sent to jail today after he surrendered before the court. Earlier non-bailable warrant had been issued against the bureaucrat. With the court denying his bail application, he was sent to Jharpada circle jail here, ...

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Odisha Chief Minister sanctioned 1,926 projects for ₹44.73Cr covered 3,197 GPs in 139 blocks

Bhubaneswar:10/8/18:Interacting with people from Boudh, Cuttack, Gajapati, Kendrapara, Khurda, Nuapada, Puri, Sambalpur, Subarnapur and Sundargarh districts in Ama Gaon Ama Bikash session, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik highlighted the program’s impact on rural transformation in the State. Apprised of people’s suggestions for development of their region, he promptly sanctioned 1,926 projects for ₹44.73Cr. The program has, till date, covered 3,197 GPs in ...

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CaratLane sets foot in Odisha with its 1st store in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:10/8/18: – CaratLane, India’s leading omni-channel jeweller announced the launch of its first store in Bhubaneswar, Odisha   Speaking on the occasion Mithun Sacheti, Founder & CEO CaratLane said, “We are delighted to enter Odisha given its rich cultural heritage and festive spirit. We’ve designed a whole new experience for our customers that help them discover precious jewellery, like never before. The ...

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Huge congregation of tribals gathered at the Adivasi exhibition ground take part in the ‘World Adivasi Day’ celebrations

Bhubaneswar:9/8/18: A huge congregation of tribals gathered at the Adivasi exhibition ground in Bhubaneswar today to take part in the ‘World Adivasi Day’ celebrations observed by the Biju Janata Dal(BJD). Addressing the crowd, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that the BJD-led State government is working towards welfare of the adivasis. “I am delighted to meet the members of the adivasi ...

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Rekha Sharma has been appointed as the chairperson of the National Commission for Women

  Newdelhi:9/8/18:NCW member Rekha Sharma, who recently stoked a controversy by suggesting abolition of confessions in churches, has been appointed as the chairperson of the National Commission for Women. Ms Sharma, 54, was earlier a member of the Commission and was holding the additional charge of chairperson after Lalitha Kumaramangalam demitted office in September last year. She belongs to Haryana ...

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