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Naveen Patnaik inaugurated 11 welfare projects during his one-day visit to Mayurbhanj


Baripada:30/1/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated 11 welfare projects and laid foundation stones for six more developmental projects during his one-day visit to Mayurbhanj on Wednesday. Attending the Mission Shakti Conclave at Chhau Padia in Baripada, the CM provided Rs 15,000 seed money to 20295 women self-help groups (SHGs) and Rs 25 lakh financial assistance each to 26 block-level federations in ...

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Odisha Chief Naveen Patnaik announced the formation of Kudumi Development Council


Bhubaneswar :30/1/19: Odisha Chief Naveen Patnaik has moved to reach out towards perennially backward Kudumi community by announcing the formation of Kudumi Development Council (KDC), a step that being viewed as an attempt to consolidate its vote bank ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly polls. The Kudumi community has a sizeable demographic presence in four districts- Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundargarh and ...

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Piyush Goyal to present interim Budget on 1 February


nEWDELHI:30/1/19:The finance ministry on Wednesday dismissed reports of a full Budget being announced on 1 February. Earlier, media reports had said that the finance ministry instructed its staff to refer to the upcoming Budget on 1 February as a ‘General Budget’. “There is no such communication. It can be called interim Budget,” a finance ministry official was quoted as saying by Moneycontrol. Finance ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered floral tributes to the ‘Father of the Nation’


nEWDELHI:30/1/19:President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday offered floral tributes to the ‘Father of the Nation’ Mahatma Gandhi, on his 71st death anniversary, here at Rajghat.Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also paid their Army chief General Bipin Rawat, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa were also present ...

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Contract Signing with M/S Goa Shipyard Limited for Acquisition of two additional Project 1135.6 Follow-on Ships for Indian Navy


Newdelhi:30/1/19:An Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) between the Government of Republic of India and Government of Russian Federation was concluded on 15 Oct 2016, for construction of additional Project 1135.6 Follow-on ships in India, at M/s Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL). In line with the IGA, the Government signed a contract for construction of two ships with Goa Shipyard Ltd, Goa to-date, with ...

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Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal Lauds Unprecedented Growth of The India Post Payments Bank

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Newdelhi:30/1/19:Union Minister of Railways, Coal, Finance and Corporate Affairs Shri Piyush Goyal has congratulated the Department of Posts and India Post Payments Bank  (IPPB) for their tremendous efforts in spreading the activities of the bank.  Speaking at a special function organized to mark completion of two years of IPPB since its pilot launch, in New Delhi today, he said that ...

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Government Announces Enhancement of Research Fellowships


Newdelhi:30/1/19:With effect from January 1, 2019, Central  Government has enhanced the fellowship of Ph.D  students and other research personnel enrolled in any area of science and technology, including Physical and Chemical Sciences, Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Life Sciences, Pharmacy etc.   Ph.D scholars, working in science and technology, are the most significant contributors to the knowledge base of the country ...

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‘Roma’, ‘The Favourite’ emerge favourites in diverse 91st Oscar nominations


Los Angeles: 30/1/19:Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma”, a memoir of his childhood in 1970s while living in Mexico, and Olivia Colman’s period drama “The Favourite”, are in a tie with 10 nominations each for the 91st Academy Awards, where an India-set drama on menstruation, apart from three films backed by Reliance Entertainment, will contend for Oscars — lending a touch of ...

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OdishaChief Minister has felicitated four children from Odisha who received National Bravery Awards


Bhubaneswar:30/18/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has felicitated four children from Odisha who received National Bravery Awards 2018. The four Odia kids-Jhili Bagh, Ranjita Majhi, Biswajit Puhan, and Situ Mallick, were felicitated at the State Secretariat on Tuesday for receiving the ICCW National Bravery Awards-2018 from President Ram Nath Kovind. The CM also presented the brave children with filigree items as ...

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Orissa High Court granted Rabindra Jena anticipatory bail


Cuttack:29/1/19:` In a relief to MP Rabindra Jena, the Orissa High Court on Tuesday granted him anticipatory bail in the multi-crore Seashore Chit Fund Scam on Tuesday. Earlier the High Court has granted him interim protection in this case. It may be mentioned here that, the CBI had summoned Jena to depose before it on January 12, 2017, regarding the ...

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