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Indian Railways will offer unreserved tickets in Odia language from April 1 ,Utkal Dibas

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Bhubaneswar:8/3/19: Indian Railways will offer unreserved tickets in Odia language in 317 Stations in Odisha under ECoR, SER and SECR jurisdictions from April 1 ,Utkal Dibas onwards. The decision was taken after Union Petroleum and Natural Gas, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who hails from Odisha, had written to Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to explore the option ...

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High-Speed Wifi at 4,791 Railway Stations through CSR from Tata Trust


Newdelhi:8/3/19:Today, Hon’ble Minister of Railways and Coal Shri Piyush Goyal, launched several projects which will boost Railways infrastructure, enhance passenger experience and improve cleanliness and hygiene. 3 of these projects are supported through Rail Sahyog which is a platform for the Corporates and PSUs to contribute to creation of amenities at or near Railway Stations through Corporate Social Responsibility funds. ...

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President of India presents Nari Shakti Puraskar, 2018 on International Women’s Day today


Newdelhi:8/3/19:President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind presented the Nari  Shakti Puraskar 2018, the highest civilian honour for women in India, at a special ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, on International Women’s Day today. To acknowledge women’s achievements, the Ministry of Women and Child Development confers Nari Shakti Puraskar on women and institutions in recognition of their relentless service ...

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Dharmendra Pradhan hands over 7Croreth LPG connection under PMUY


Newdelhi:8/3/19:Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Sh. Dharmendra Pradhan today handed over the Seven Croreth LPG connection under the Pradhan MantriUjjwalaYojana (PMUY). Under the scheme, deposit free LPG connection is provided to a poor household and the connection is released in the name of an adult woman. The scheme was launched on 1st May, 2016 by ...

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Annual Plus II examinations began across Odisha


Bhubaneswar:7/3/19: Annual Plus II examinations, conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), began across Odisha on Thursday. The Plus II exams in the streams of Arts, Science and Commerce began amid tight security.The examination will continue till March 30. As many as 3.69 lakh students have been enrolled to appear for the exams at 1091 centers across the state.Science ...

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Biju Patnaik International Airport has bagged Airport Service Quality award for best airport


Bhubaneswar:7/3/19: The Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here has bagged Airport Service Quality (ASQ) award for best airport by size and region for the year 2018. “The BPIA won the ASQ award for being the best airport in terms of size and region (2-5 million passengers in Asia-Pacific),” said a communique issued by airport director Suresh Hota. In the rank, ...

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Odisha government increased the pay and other allowances of personnel working in the Fire Services department.


Bhubaneswar:7/3/19: The Odisha government on Thursday increased the one month’s extra pay and other allowances of personnel working in the Fire Services department. According to a notification issued by the Home Department, the incentives and allowances in favour of Fire Service personnel in the rank of Fireman, Fireman Driver, Leading Fireman, Driver havildar and havildar mechanic have been revised. One ...

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Ananta Naryan Jena appointed as the chairman of Bhubaneswar Development Authority


Bhubaneswar:7/3/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday appointed former Bhubaneswar Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena as the chairman of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA). Jena will assume the office by replacing Housing and Urban Development Minister Niranjan Pujari. It was speculated that Jena will be a face of Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) to contest the ensuing general polls. But with the ...

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Higher Education Department signed an MoU with TCIL for Smart and Virtual Classrooms in 101 Degree Colleges in Odisha


Bhubaneswar:7/3/19: The Higher Education Department on Thursday signed an MoU with TCIL, Department of Telecommunication for Smart and Virtual Classrooms in 101 Degree Colleges in the state. Another MoU was signed between the Higher Education Department and Dhyeya Educational Services Pvt. Ltd. to provide a comprehensive, quality based coaching to Civil Service Aspirants of the state. Bisnupada Sethi, Commissioner-cum-Secretary, HE ...

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Prime Minister Release Dictionary of Martyrs of India’s Freedom Struggle (1857-1947)


Newdelhi:7/3/19:The The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today released the Dictionary of Martyrs of India’s Freedom Struggle, at an event in Lok Kalyan Marg, New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, he said this five-volume dictionary contains an account of the martyrs from India’s First War of Independence in 1857, to India’s Independence in 1947. He said that this includes the ...

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