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India gets UN Environment award for combating transboundary environmental crime

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Newdelhi:22/11/18:United Nation Environment has awarded Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India with Asia Environment Enforcement Awards, 2018 for excellent work done by the Bureau in combating transboundary environmental crime. Congratulating the Bureau Union Environment Minister said that the Asia Environmental Enforcement Award, recognizes the excellent work done by Government officials and teams from ...

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PM lays foundation stone to mark the commencement of work for 9th round of City Gas Distribution

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Newdelhi:22/11/18:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today, laid the foundation stone through video conferencing, to mark the commencement of work for City Gas Distribution(CGD), awarded under the 9th CGD bidding round, at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. He also launched the 10th CGD bidding round. Addressing the gathering, Prime Minister said that the work for setting up City Gas Distribution network ...

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French team arrives in Bhubaneswar for Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup

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Bhubaneswar:22/11/18: With just six days to go to begin the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018, the French team arrived here today for the international sports event to win the title. The players were welcomed at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) from where they advanced towards the Hotel Mayfair in the host city. The French team, which is in ...

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Odisha Chief Minister laid foundation stone for the proposed mega drinking water supply project Basudha

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Puri:22/11/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today laid foundation stone for the proposed mega drinking water supply project Basudha at Gomundia in Brahmagiri Assembly Constituency of Puri district. The Rs 183 crore-project of the Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Department would benefit 147 villages of Puri and Ganjam districts located on the banks of Chilika lake. Sources said 92 villages under ...

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Biju Janata Dal has highest regards for Prime Minister Narendra Modi who had talked effusively about the Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018

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Bhubaneswar: 22/11/18:The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has highest regards for Prime Minister Narendra Modi who had talked effusively about the Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 to be held in Odisha from November 28 to December 16. In his Mann Ki Baat the PM had mentioned about the Hockey World Cup in Odisha after which Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had ...

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Noted writer, social activist & Former Member of Rajya Sabha Baishnab Charan Parida passed away

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Bhubaneswar:22/11/18: Former Member of Rajya Sabha, Baishnab Charan Parida passed away on Thursday at the age of 77.He was elected to Rajya Sabha in July 2010 and his term ended on 1 July 2016. He fought to bring the Odisha Official Language Act, 1954. Parida, who is a politician, writer, and social activist,  died on Thursday morning while undergoing treatment ...

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Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister came down heavily on the Odisha government for not allotting land in Khurda to set up a memorial on the historic Paika rebellion.

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Bhubaneswar:21/11/18: Senior BJP leader and Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday came down heavily on the Odisha government for not allotting land in Khurda to set up a memorial on the historic Paika rebellion. “The state government has no hesitation in providing 600 acres of land to set up a beer factory in Dhenkanal district. On ...

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Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene will perform at the opening ceremony of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup

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Bhubaneswar21/11/18:: Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene will perform at the opening ceremony of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 on November 27. The Opening Ceremony will highlight the message of oneness and a united world. To showcase it the ceremony will feature a first-of-its-kind theatrical production and dance ballet titled “The Earth Song”. Created, written and directed by Nupur Mahajan, ...

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Argentina Hockey Team arrived in the city for upcoming Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup

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Bhubaneswar:21/11/18: Ahead of the upcoming Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup at Kalinga Stadium here, Argentina Hockey Team arrived in the city today to a rousing reception. According to sources, the guest team reached Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) and was escorted to the hotel Mayfair Lagoon amid tight security by the police. While the Argentinean team arrived today morning, the ...

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Odisha Chief Minister wrote to Prime Minister to cancel the order on Polavaram project

Bhubaneswar:21/11/18:Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik wrote to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi requesting to give directions to cancel the order of Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change on Polavaram project, issued on 10-07-2018 and stop construction until all pending issues are resolved, as the project is reported to be completed by early 2019. He said that if the project is allowed to be ...

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