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PARAKRAM PARV BEGINS AT WESTERN NAVAL COMMAND

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Mmumbai:30/9/18:As part of ‘Parakram Parv’ celebrations to commemorate the second anniversary of surgical Strike by India, almost 6000 school children from about 30 schools in and around Mumbai along with cadets from NCC and Sea Cadets Corps (SCC) visited frontine ships Mumbai and Brahmputra of Western Fleet at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai today.The children enthusiastically interacted with naval personnel manning various ...

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IMAGINE: A day-long forum to inspire a movement

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New Delhi. 28.09.18: Current research chillingly states that one in four people in the world are affected by mental health disorders. WHO reports that50% of mental health disordersmanifest before 14 years of age and puts 30% of young Indians as having been diagnosed with mental illness; reality far exceeds that number.Indiahas been affected by an alarming increase in depression and ...

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NALCO CMD Dr Tapan Kumar Chand has been conferred with the prestigious ‘NIPM Ratna Award’

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Bhubaneswar: NALCO CMD Dr Tapan Kumar Chand has been conferred with the prestigious ‘NIPM Ratna Award’ at the 37th NIPM’ Annual National Conference NATCON-2018 held at Pune on Friday. Dr Chand was given the award in recognition to his significant contribution to People Management & Strategic Leadership. He dedicated the award to HR professionals in the country and the Team NALCO. ...

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Three educational institutions of Odisha have found place in the ‘Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019’

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Bhubaneswar:28/9/18: Three educational institutions of Odisha, IIT Bhubaneswar, NIT-Rourkela and KIIT University have found place in the ‘Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019’. According to the THE World University Rankings, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar has been bracketed at 601-800 among 1,258 best institutions worldwide. Within India, IIT Bhubaneswar ranks 10th along with few other institutions among ...

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Lawyers staged a road blockade on the Bhubaneswar-Puri Road demanding the shifting of Orissa High Court from Cuttack to the Odisha capital

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Bhubaneswar28/9/18:: Tension ran high as a group of lawyers staged a road blockade on the Bhubaneswar-Puri Road near the District and Sessions Court here on Friday, demanding the shifting of Orissa High Court from Cuttack to the Odisha capital. The agitators, spearheaded by the Bhubaneswar Bar Association, boycotted court work and blocked the busy road by burning tyres and disrupting vehicular ...

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Students’ union elections in colleges across Odisha will be held on October 11 from 8 am to 2 pm

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Bhubaneswar:28/9/18: The Higher Education Department today announced the schedule for students’ union elections in colleges across Odisha. As per a notification of the department, the polling will be held on October 11 from 8 am to 2 pm. While counting of votes will take place in the afternoon, the results will be declared by evening. Candidates can file their nomination ...

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Orissa High Court and subordinate courts from going on strike

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New Delhi:28/9/18: The Supreme Court has restrained the lawyers of the Orissa High Court and subordinate courts from going on strike and asked them to resume work to ensure litigants do not face any impediment in access to justice. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra issued the direction after a litigant, arrested for allegedly making derogatory remarks against the famous ...

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Normal life was completely paralyzed across Kandhamal district protest against rising crime against women

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Phulbani :28/9/18: Normal life was completely paralyzed today across Kandhamal district even as district BJP Mahila Morcha went ahead with dawn-to-dusk shutdown to register their protest against rising crime against women in the district. A minor girl was raped and murdered in Kotgarh police station area recently. The sexual escapade of former BJD MLA Debendra Kanhar and his act of molestation ...

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Petroleum Minister to launch SATAT initiative to promote Compressed Bio-Gas as an alternative, green transport fuel

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newdelhi:28/9/18:Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship will kick off an innovative initiative in New Delhi on 1st October, 2018, with PSU Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs ,i.e. IOC, BPCL and HPCL) inviting Expression of Interest (EoI) from potential entrepreneurs to set up Compressed Bio-Gas (CBG) production plants and make available CBG in the ...

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PM inaugurates Parakram Parv, pays homage to martyrs at Konark War Memorial

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Newdelhi:28/9/18:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, arrived in Jodhpur today to attend the Combined Commanders Conference. He inspected a tri-services guard of honour on arrival at the Air Force Station in Jodhpur. He paid homage to martyrs at Konark War Memorial. In the visitors book, the Prime Minister wrote that the country is proud of the Armed Forces who are ...

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