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Indian Medical Association strike was called off

NEW DELHI:2/1/18 The 12-hour nation-wide stir called by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) to protest a proposed legislation seeking to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body, was called off on Tuesday after the bill was referred to a parliamentary standing committee. HIGHLIGHTS The strike called by the IMA went on for around eight hours today. The ...

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Indian Spice exports from April to September 2017 grew 24 per cent and valued at Rs 8,850.53 crore

  Kochi:2/1/18;Spice exports from India during April to September 2017 grew 24 per cent and touched 557,525 tonnes, valued at Rs 8,850.53 crore, as compared to the same period in 2016 when 450,700 tonnes fetched Rs 8,700.15 crore. In dollar terms, India’s exports of spices and spice products during the first half of the current fiscal were pegged at $1,373.97 ...

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King and Queen of Lesotho call on the President

Newdelhi:2/1/18:His Majesty King Letsie III and Her Majesty Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso of Lesotho, called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (January 2, 2018). Welcoming the King and Queen to Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President said that India and Lesotho share close and cordial ties. India cherishes its partnership with Lesotho. India is strongly ...

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Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana to become fully operational this year: WCD Minister

Newdelhi:2/1/18:In a path breaking initiative to empower women, the Minister of Women & Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi inaugurated an online portal NARI in New Delhi today. Developed by the Ministry of Women & Child Development, the portal will provide women citizens with easy access to information on government schemes and initiatives for women. Further to provide a platform ...

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Naveen Patnaik wishing New Year greetings to Governor Dr. S. C. Jamir

  Bhubaneswar:1/1/18:Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik wishing New Year greetings by presenting a flower Bouquet to Governor Dr. S. C. Jamir in Raj bhavan

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Under the leadership of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Odisha is leading the race of Development

Bhubaneswar:1/1/18;Under the leadership of Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik, Odisha is leading the race of development in the country. National & global recognition flowed for the state in 2017 as it made a mark at the top echelons across various sectors. From being recognised as top state, best performing state to being declared the champion state, every month of 2017 was ...

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Jaga and Kalia celebrated the New Year with their parents and Doctors at AIIMS

New Delhi:  1/1/18;: Wearing new colourful clothes with fancy caps on their heads, separated conjoined twins of Kandhamal, Jaga and Kalia celebrated the New Year with their parents and doctors at AIIMS, New Delhi today. The pictures of their celebration released by the hospital authorities showed Jaga sitting on his father’s lap while his brother Kalia was seen beside his ...

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Odisha government suspended operations in seven mines that failed to pay penalties

Bhubaneswar:1/1/18;The Odisha government today suspended operations in seven mines that failed to pay penalties by December 31 for overproduction and illegal activities. The Supreme Court had on August 2 imposed a penalty on 152 iron ore and manganese lessees in the state for illegal mining. These mines were found to have conducted operations without forest and environment clearances, sometimes beyond ...

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NABARD has provided financial assistance of Rs 10,000 crore to Odisha

Bhubaneswar:1/1/18:The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has provided financial assistance of Rs 10,000 crore to Odisha by end of the third quarters of the current financial year. During the entire previous fiscal, the total assistance was Rs 14,715 crore, a release issued by the bank said here today. Under refinance channel, the NABARD has so far extended ...

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Odisha Chief Minister was among lakhs of devotees at Sri Jagannath Temple

Puri:1/1/18:Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was among lakhs of devotees, who offered prayers at Sri Jagannath Temple at Puri on the occasion of the New Year’s Day today. Revenue & Disaster Management Minister Maheswar Mohanty and Bhubaneswar MP Prasanna Patasani accompanied the Chief Minister during his prayers at the temple.   After having darshan of the Lord in the 12th ...

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