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Ballistic Missile Interceptor AAD Successfully Flight Tested

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Bhdrak(Odisha)2/8/18:DRDO conducted the successful test of the Ballistic Missile Interceptor Advanced Area Defence (AAD) at 1130 hrs today from Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. The endo-atmospheric missile, capable of intercepting incoming targets at an altitude of 15 to 25 kms was launched against multiple simulated targets of 1500 km class ballistic missile. One target among simultaneously incoming multiple targets was selected ...

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‘Hunting’(Translation of Bhagabati Charan Panigrahi’s Oriya story ‘Shikkar’)

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Gagan Bihari Purohit Ghinua was quite a famous name in the region as a proven hunter. His most potent and lethal weapon was the home-grown bow and arrow. Lying flat on the floor, he could stretch the string of his bow up to his ear while shooting. He could shoot sharply at the target from a fair distance of one ...

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Odisha Chief Minister has inaugurate e-carts for OMFED product Transportation

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Bhubaneswar:1/8/18:Odisha’s dairy major OMFED introduced marketing of milk and milk product throughout the State through battery operated E-carts to make these essential products easily available to the customer. These e-carts which were flagged off by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here today wforill be covering residential colonies, housing complexes, apartments, market areas, leisure parks, educational institutions for the benefit of the ...

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NIFT-Bhubaneswar witnessed a landmark celebration with 179 students

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Bhubaneswar:1/8/18: NIFT-Bhubaneswar witnessed a landmark celebration with 179 students from across six different disciplines graduating here on Wednesday. It was also a day for the award-winning gold medalist students of this year. Eight students bagged the gold medal this year at the convocation ceremony of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT). While Swapnil Pateria got ‘The Student of the Year’ Award, ...

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Odisha Chief Minister sanctioned Rs 28.95 crore for 122 gram panchayats under Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana

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Bhubaneswar1/8/18:: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 28.95 crore for 122 gram panchayats (GPs) of six districts in the state under Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana in the block level. The CM interacted with the people through video conferencing from the Secretariat here today. Sensing their needs, he promptly approved 1077 projects to be implemented in 122 GPs ...

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Centre Cabinet agreed to table the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Bill

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New Delhi :1/8/18: Ahead of a nationwide bandh called by the Dalit groups, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to table the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) bill during the ongoing monsoon session of the Parliament to restore the original provisions of the Act, sources said. The decision was taken during a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister ...

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Taiwan Petrochemical Alliance desire to investment in Paradip refinery

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Paradip:1/8/18: A Taiwanese delegation from Taiwan Petrochemical Alliance (TPA) today held talks with Paradip refinery officials to explore Paradip’s viability for proposed investment in a petrochemicals cracker plant. The Taiwanese delegation’s visit to the Indian Oil Corporation’s 15-million metric ton desire to nes per annum Paradip refinery assumes significance as the TPA proposes to establish a Greenfield cracker & downstream units at ...

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BJD leader and Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mahtab was conferred as Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for 2017

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Cuttack: 1/8/18:BJD leader and Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mahtab was on Wednesday conferred the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for 2017 by President Ram Nath Kovind. Four others MPs were also felicitated with outstanding parliamentarian awards by Kovind at a function in the Parliament House. They are leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla, Trinamool Congress ...

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President of India presented the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award

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Newdelhi:1/8/18 The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presented the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for the years 2013-2017 today (August 1, 2018) in New Delhi.;Speaking on the occasion, the President congratulated all those being conferred with the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award – Smt Najma Heptulla, Shri Hukmdev Narayan Yadav, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, Shri Dinesh Trivedi and Shri Bhartruhari Mahtab. He ...

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