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Annual Indo-Russian Forum for Media Cooperation proposed

Newdelhi:4/54/19:A Russian Delegation led by the Russian Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media, H.E Mr. Alexey Volin, including the Ambassador of Russian Federation to India, H.E. Mr. Nikolay Kudashev and other delegates met Shri Amit Khare, Secretary, Ministry of I&B today. It was mutually agreed during the meeting that an Annual Indo-Russian Forum for Media Cooperation be ...

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Delhi Capitals will face Sun Risers Hyderabad at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground

Newdelh:4/4/19:Delhi Capitals will face Sun Risers Hyderabad at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground in Delhi on Thursday evening. Mumbai Indians on Wednesday defeated Chennai Super Kings by 37 runs in Mumbai. Chasing a target of 171, Chennai were bundled out for 133 for 8 in the stipulated 20 overs at the Wankhede Stadium.

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Reserve Bank of India cuts repo rate by 25 basis points

Newdelhi:4/4/19:The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cut its repo rate under liquidity adjustment facility (LAF), or the rate at which it lends to banks, by 25 basis points to 6%, with immediate effect. This is the second consecutive rate cut from RBI under new Governor Shaktikanta Das, after a rate cut in February. The RBI on Thursday announced its ...

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UAE has conferred the prestigious Zayed Medal on Prime Minister Modi

Newdelhi:4/4/19:UAE has conferred the prestigious Zayed Medal on Prime Minister Modi, the highest decoration awarded to kings, presidents and heads of states. The award comes in appreciation of Prime Minister Modi’s role in consolidating the long-standing friendship and joint strategic cooperation between the two countries. A report from our correspondent. “Never have the relationship and bond between the two countries ...

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Odisha girl Amita Panda has bagged the crown and sash of Mrs Central Pacific Asia Universe

New Delhi:3/4/19: Odisha girl Amita Panda has bagged the crown and sash of Mrs Central Pacific Asia Universe in New Delhi, recently and made the state proud. Amrita will now represent India in Mrs Universe 2019 where Mrs Universe Julia Gershun of Monaco will crown her successor.A software professional, Amita was the winner of Mrs India Galaxy 2018 and Mrs Social ...

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Yudhistir Samantaray has expressed his unwillingness to be a congress candidate for Pipili

Bhubaneswar:3/4/19 :After former Chief Minister J B Patnaik’s son Pruthvi Ballav Patnaik declined the offer to contest for Begunia assembly seat as a Congress candidate in the impending elections, another Congress leader followed suit. Former Pipili MLA Yudhistir Samantaray has expressed his unwillingness today to be a candidate for Pipili in the assembly polls. According to sources, Samantaray has alleged that ...

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Congress senior leader and its Tirtol MLA candidate Bibhu Prasad Tarai resigned from the party

Bhubaneswar:3/4/19: In yet another blow to the Congress in Odisha, senior leader and its Tirtol MLA candidate, Bibhu Prasad Tarai resigned from the party today expressing displeasure over “ticket distribution”. Tarai, sources said, was upset with party’s top leadership over his candidature. He was interested for Jagatsinghpur Lok Sabha seat but the party has has fielded him from Tirtol Assembly segment, the source ...

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Son of late Chief Minister Janaki Ballabh Patnaik, said ‘no’ to party ticket

Bhubaneswar:3/4/19: Amidst political intrigue over ticket allotment, Congress candidate Pruthvi Ballabh Patnaik added a twist by declining to contest the elections from Begunia Assembly seat. Pruthvi Patnaik, the son of late Chief Minister Janaki Ballabh Patnaik, said ‘no’ to party ticket citing ‘personal’ reason. “Pruthvi is unwilling to contest from Begunia Assembly seat in 2019 elections,” informed Odisha Pradesh Congress ...

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Former Chief General Manager of NABARD foray into politics by joining BJP

Bhubaneswar:3/4/19: Former Chief General Manager (CGM) of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) KC Panigrahi made his foray into politics by joining Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He joined BJP at the party headquarters here yesterday in presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, party national vice-president Baijayant Panda and senior leader Damodar Rout. After joining the party, Panigrahi said ...

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Odisha Congress announced names of candidates for one Lok Sabha and nine assembly constituencies

Bhubaneswar:3/4/19: The Congress party on Wednesday announced names of candidates for one Lok Sabha and nine assembly constituencies in Odisha for the ensuing elections. “The candidates have been selected by the Congress Central Election Committee for the ensuing general elections to the Lok Sabha and Legislative Assembly of Odisha,” an official release said. The party has nominated Sarat Patnaik to ...

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