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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate various developmental projects in Odisha on September 22


Bhubaneswar:20/9/18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate various developmental projects in Odisha on September 22. He will inaugurate Jharsuguda airport and Udan, dedicate Garjanbahal open cast mines project of MCL and Jharsuguda-Sardega railway line of MCL in Sundargarh district and commencement of coal production and transportation from Dulanga coal mine of NTPC. The PM will also launch the commencement of ...

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CAG rapped the Odisha government for haphazard implementation of disaster mitigation proect


Bhubaneswar:20/9/18: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) rapped the Odisha government for haphazard implementation of disaster mitigation proects. Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) of the State Government implemented National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (NCRMP) with a project cost of Rs 1,093.79 crore for increasing preparedness for natural disasters. However performance audit found that under NCRMP, 56 Multi Purpose ...

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Bhubaneswar;20/9/18:Minister, Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Odisha and senior officials presented MGNREGA Awards to Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik. Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India has recognized State Government’s remarkable implementation of the program with focus on transparency and accountability.


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Union Home Minister launches two portals to strengthen Women Safety


Newdelhi:20/9/18:Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh here today launched two separate portals to strengthen Women Safety. The portal “cybercrime.gov.in” will receive complaints from citizens on objectionable online content related to child pornography, child sexual abuse material, sexually explicit material such as rape and gang rape. The National Database on Sexual Offenders (NDSO), which is accessible only to law enforcement agencies, ...

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Successful Flight Test of Prahar


Balasore:20/9/18:Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested the indigenously developed surface-to-surface tactical missile ‘Prahar’, from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Balasore, today. Range stations and electro optical systems tracked the missile throughout its flight. ‘Prahar’ is a contemporary weapon system capable of carrying multiple types of warheads and neutralizing a wide variety of targets. Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman congratulated ...

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IMD issues Cyclone Alert for south Odisha ­ north Andhra Pradesh coasts


Bhubaneswar:20/9/18:The deep depression over west central Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestwards in past six hours with a speed about 12 kmph. It lay centred at 1130 hrs IST of today, the 20th September, 2018 over west central Bay of Bengal near latitude 17.60N and longitude 86.80E, about 290 km east-southeast of Kalingapatnam (Coastal Andhra Pradesh) and about 270 km southeast of ...

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Health Ministry partners with Dell and Tata Trusts to provide technology solution for a nationwide healthcare program


Newdelhi:20/9/18:Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, here today exchanged the MoUs with the Tata Trusts and Dell to provide a technological platform fornationwide prevention, control, screening and management program of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs).SmtAnupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfarepresided over the ceremony and also released the user manual for NCD application under Comprehensive Primary Health Care ...

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NATIONAL SPORTS AWARDS -2018 announced; Mirabai Chanu and Virat Kohli to get Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna


Newdelhi:20/9/18:National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four year, Arjuna Award is given for consistency outstanding performance for four years, Dronacharya Award for coaches for producing medal ...

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Anti-Odisha tirade initiator Abhijit Iyer Mitra was arrested by Odisha Police


Newdelhi:20/9/18: Anti-Odisha tirade initiator Abhijit Iyer Mitra was arrested in New Delhi by Odisha Police on Thursday afternoon. A team of Odisha police had gone to New Delhi and he was arrested under the NIzamuddin police limits. His controversial remarks on Odisha culture, Konark Sun Temple and Lord Jagannath had attracted widespread resentment and discontentment among the people of Odisha. Even ...

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Sukanya Yojna and PPF will get more interest


New Delhi :20/9/18: There is good news for those who invest in small savings schemes. The Modi government has increased interest on these schemes. The central government has announced interest rates for October-December quarter. The Finance Ministry tweeted on Wednesday and informed about it. Accordingly, you will now get more interest on other schemes including Sukanya Samridhi Yojana, Public Provident Fund. ...

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