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States’ Startup Ranking 2018 Announced:Gujarat Ranked Best Performer &, Odisha ranked Top Performer

New Delhi: 20/12/18:The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) announced results of thefirst ever States’ Start-up Ranking 2018 at an event in New Delhi today. DIPP began this exercise from January, 2016. States have been identified as leaders across various categories such as Start-up policy leaders, incubation hubs, seeding innovation, scaling innovation, regulatory change champions, procurement leaders, communication champions, ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay foundation of Paradip Hyderabad Pipeline Product Project along with several project

NeWDELHI:20/12/18:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi will lay foundation of Paradip Hyderabad Pipeline Product Project (PHPL) by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. and Bokaro-Angul section of Jagdishpur-Haldia&Bokaro-Dhamra Gas Pipeline Project (PM Urja Ganga) by Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) on 24th Dec. 2018 during his visit to Odisha.This was informed to media persons by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & ...

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Political parties to prescribe a code of conduct for public representatives: Vice President

Madras;20/12/18:The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has asked political parties to prescribe a code of conduct for public representatives. He said that people’s representatives must stand for the voice of people in legislatures. Interacting with the Members of Student Legislative Council of IIT Madras, Shri Naidu said that public representatives must be receptive to the sufferings of ...

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President of India inaugurates Platinum Jubilee Conference of the All India Food Processors’ Association

New Delhi : 20/12/18:The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the Platinum Jubilee Conference of the All India Food Processors’ Association today (December 20, 2018) in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that over the years, the All India Food Processors’ Association has worked hard to achieve its goals. It has brought large and small ...

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Prime Minister Narendra will release the commemorative coin and postage stamp in memory of Paika Rebellion

Newdelhi:20/12/18;The Minister of State for Culture(I/c) Dr. Mahesh Sharma and Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today held a Joint Press conference to brief about the upcoming visit by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi to Bhubaneswar on 24th December 2018 and events lined up to commemorate Paika Rebellion. Addressing the Press Conference, Dr. Mahesh Sharma said that ...

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Ayushi Mohapatra has topped the Odisha Civil Service examination-2017

Cuttack:20/11/18:Ayushi Mohapatra has topped the Odisha Civil Service (OCS) examination-2017, the results of which were announced on Wednesday. The first three positions have been captured by female candidates with Sanjita Mohapatra and Poonam Mohapatra securing second and third ranks respectively This apart, Pravati Jhodia of Tikiri in Koraput district became the first woman candidate of the Jhodia community to clear the ...

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Rath Yatris travelling to Odisha to seek Lord Jagannath’s blessings have more reason to rejoice:Piyush Goyal

Bhubaneswar:19/12/18: Good news for railway passengers travelling to Puri during Rath Jatra. The Indian Railways has discontinued the Mela Surcharge, which was imposed on passengers during major fairs and festivals across the country, with effective from December 11. Announcing this on Twitter, Union Minister of Railways today said, “Rath Yatris travelling to Odisha to seek Lord Jagannath’s blessings have more ...

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Annual fair for handicrafts and rural products Sisir Saras is all set to begin from January 4

Bhubaneswar: 19/12/18;The annual fair for handicrafts and rural products Sisir Saras is all set to begin from January 4 next year here in the city. The Sisir Saras-2019 will showcase the handicrafts, handlooms, household articles and rural products of 24 States at the Exhibition Ground. The 11-day event will be organised by the Odisha Rural development and Marketing Society under ...

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Normal life was affected in Talcher due to a 12-hour bandh

Angul:19/12/18; Normal life was affected in Talcher of Angul district on Wednesday due to a 12-hour bandh called by Talcher Surakshya Samiti over their four-point charter of demands. Markets, business establishments, educational institutions and government offices have remained closed in the town while the vehicular movement has severely been affected due to the bandh. However, emergency services including ambulance and ...

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Textiles Minister Gives Away Handicrafts Export Awards

Newdelhi:19/12/18:Union Minister of Textiles, SmritiZubinIrani, presented awardsto handicrafts exportersfor their outstanding performance in exports for the year 2015-16 and 2016-17 at a function at India Expo Centre & Mart in Greater Noida, Delhi NCR last evening. Minister of State for Textiles, Ajay Tamta and Development Commissioner [Handicrafts],Shantmanu, were also present on the occasion. The awards for outstanding performance of handicrafts ...

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