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Bilateral Annual Haj 2019 Agreement between India and Saudi Arabia Signed at Jeddah

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Newdelhi:13/12/18:Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Government of India Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,  and Haj and Umrah Minister of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dr Mohammad Saleh bin Taher Benten signed bilateral annual Haj 2019 agreement between India and Saudi Arabia at Jeddah today. Shri Naqvi said that the Saudi Arabia Government has always played active and effective role to ensure safety ...

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India-Russia Discuss Defence Cooperation During 18th IRIGC-MTC Meeting

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Newdelhi:13/12/18:The 18thmeeting of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) was held here today. The meeting was co-chaired by Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman and Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation General Sergei Shoigu. In the framework of the bilateral Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership, the IRIGC-MTC meeting discussed a wide range of issues relating to defence ...

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Ollywood singer Tapu Mishra has tied the knot with actor Deepak Pujahari

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Bhubaneswar:13/12/18: Ollywood singer Tapu Mishra has tied the knot with actor Deepak Pujahari in a glittering ceremony at a city-based hotel last night. Eminiend playback ’ singer looked resplendent in a pink and peach-coloured heavily embroidered lehenga while the groom was dressed in a teal sherwani with feathered turban and a pair of matching mojaris.The event was attended by many Ollywood celebrities like actors Anu ...

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Congress will waive all farm loans and extend financial assistance to farmers if the party comes to power

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Bhubaneswar:12/12/18: Congress will waive all farm loans and extend financial assistance to farmers in the State for five years if the party comes to power in 2019, said Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik after attending the first meeting of the party’s poll manifesto committee here today. Speaking to mediapersons, Patnaik said waiving of loans will not solve ...

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Odisha governmen treduced the bus fares across categories under the automatic fare revision mechanism

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Bhubaneswar:12/12/18: The Odisha government today reduced the bus fares across categories under the automatic fare revision mechanism after reduction of fuel price. A notification issued by the State Transport Commissioner on Wednesday stated that the fare for ordinary and express buses has been reduced by 2 paise per km. Besides, the fare of deluxe and AC deluxe buses has been ...

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Odisha Chief Minister announced the inclusion of 5 lakh additional beneficiaries under Madhu Babu Pension Yojana

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Bhubaneswar:12/12/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced the inclusion of 5 lakh additional beneficiaries under Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY). The chief minister the beneficiaries will avail the financial aid per month as per criteria from December 15. The move comes to ensure that not a single eligible beneficiary is left out of the state government’s scheme. Besides, Patnaik also ...

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5.84 crore Connections Provided Under PMUY

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Newdelhi:12/12/18:As on 10.12.2018, Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have released more than 5.84 crore LPG connections under Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana (PMUY) since inception of the Scheme. Under the PMUY Scheme a deposit free LPG connection is provided to the woman member of a BPL family with cash assistance up to₹ 1600 per connection. Till date, the Government has released ₹ ...

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School Syllabus proposed to be reduced to half – Shri Prakash Javadekar

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Newdelhi:12/12/18:The Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar inaugurated ‘Kala Utsav (Festival of Arts)’ at colourful function at the National Bal Bhavan in New Delhi today. In his inaugural address, Shri Prakash Javadekar said that teachers have the onerous responsibility of identifying and nurturing the talents in the students and encouraging them. Present day students are bogged down ...

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PM Modi to inaugurate Partners’ Forum 2018

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Newdelhi:12/12/18:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will inaugurate the fourth Partners’ Forum on 12th December at New Delhi. The Government of India, in association with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH), is hosting a two-day international conference on 12th and 13th December 2018, bringing together about 1500 participants from across 85 countries to improve the health and well-being ...

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Congress candidates took significant leads in BJP-ruled state TRS in Telangana

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New Delhi:11/12/18: Congress candidates on Tuesday took significant leads in BJP-ruled Rajasthan and was inching ahead of the BJP in both Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in Assembly elections held in five states. Early trends from counting centres also showed that the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) appeared set to retain power in Telangana while the ruling Congress was lagging behind the Mizo ...

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