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Naveen remind BJP how they forget 2014 poll manifesto for Special category status to Odisha


Bhubaneswar:2/11/18: With the 2019 assembly and general elections draw closer, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s voice against the BJP growing louder. A day after saying that the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana is better than Centre’s Ayushman Bharat Yojana, Patnaik on Friday targeted the BJP by reiterating the demand for special category status for Odisha. Addressing ...

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BJP releases lists of candidates for MP, Telangana, Mizoram Assembly polls

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Newdelhi:2/11/18:The BJP on Friday released first list of 177 candidates for Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls slated for November 28. Party has also released list of 28 candidates for Telangana and 24 for Mizoram elections. As per the list released on Friday for 177 candidates, Party has denied ticket to more than 27 sitting legislators. Two ministers have also been denied ...

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Indian Railways eliminates Unmanned Level Crossings (UMLCs) on Broad Gauge in a Mission Mode


Newdelhi:2/11/18:Indian Railway has taken a mission area to eliminate all Unmanned Level Crossings (UMLCs) on Broad Gauge and accordingly special efforts have been made so that elimination can be completed at the earliest. As on 01.04.2018, there were 3479 Unmanned Level Crossings on Broad Gauge routes. Total 3402 UMLCs have been eliminated in last seven months. Balance 77 UMLCs have ...

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India and Japan signs a Loan Agreement worth Rs. 1817 crore


Newdelhi:2/11/Loan Agreement was signed here today between Shri C.S. Mohapatra, Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance, Government of India and Mr. Katsuo Matsumoto, Chief Representative, JICA, New Delhi on Japanese Official Development Assistance loan for the construction of Turga Pumped Storage (I) of Yen 29.442 Billion (Rs. 1817 crore approximately) [Exchange RATE: 1 Rupee= JPY 1.62] ...

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PM launches historic Support and Outreach Initiative for MSME sector


New Delhi:2/11/18: PM unveils 12 key initiatives 59 minute loan portal to enable easy access to credit for MSMEs Mandatory 25 percent procurement from MSMEs by CPSEs Ordinance for simplifying procedures for minor offences under Companies Act   The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today launched a historic support and outreach programme for the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) ...

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World’s lowest cost producer of Alumina, NALCO becomes center of attraction in the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) at Melbourne, Australia


  Bhubaneswar:1/11/18:One of the world’s largest Mining and Resources Conference is being held from 29 th Oct 2018 to 1 st Nov 2018 at Melbourne, Australia. This international conference is being attended by more than 6,000 delegates from across the world representing more than 90 countries with thousands of miners, corporates, consultants, technocrats and investors. India is being represented by ...

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Odisha Government have been declared nine districts affected by drought


Bhubaneswar: 1/11/18:As many as nine districts of Odisha have been declared drought-affected by the state government with an overall crop loss of 33 per cent. The districts are Bargarh, Balangir, Deogarh, Jharsuguda, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Sambalpur and Sundargarh. The crop loss has been sustained due to moisture stress, official sources said. As per reports received from the district Collectors through the ...

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Street Art and Mural Project infuse hockey spirit

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Bhubaneswar:1/11/18: A national flag represents the essence of a nation’s culture and its presence is always a force to evoke the national pride. With 16 nations fighting it out at the “Maha kumbh” of hockey in Kalinga Stadium Hockey Complex from November 28, the Street Art and Mural Project (STAMP) has taken up the colours of the flags to paint ...

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Odisha Chief Minister lauded the role of veterinarians and agriculture officers in strengthening the rural economy.


Bhubaneswar:1/11/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday lauded the role of veterinarians and agriculture officers in strengthening the rural economy. Inaugurating a workshop on “Enhancing Farmers’ income through Upgrading Animal Resources — Role of Veterinary Officers” organised by the Fisheries & Animal Resources Development Department, the CM wished the newly-recruited Veterinary Assistant Surgeon and Assistant Agriculture Officers a very successful ...

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IIMC Executive Committee Approves Permanent Faculty Positions for all Regional IIMCS


Newdelhi:1/11/18:As the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC)  moves towards a ‘Deemed to be University ‘status  it is imperative that it ensures an adequate faculty strength.  This means that existing faculty are given proper avenues of  Career Advancement.  Positions which then continue to remain  vacant  should be filled through recruitment. This was stated by Shri Amit Khare, Secretary Ministry of ...

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