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EXTENDED DEADLINE HELPED JEE (ADVANCED) ASPIRANTS FROM ODISHA

BHUBANESWAR: On the request of  Naveen Patnaik, Honorable Chief Minister of Odisha, Prakash Javadekar, Honorable Union Minister, Ministry of Human Resources Development ( MHRD) got the deadline for Registration for JEE ( Advanced) examination extended. Based on the directive from . Prakash Javadekar, Honorable Union Minister, MHRD, IIT Bhubaneswar set up a special help desk and registration counter in its ...

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POWERGRID helps Restore Power in ‘Fani’ affected Odisha

New Delhi: 15/5/19:Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (POWERGRID) played a major role in quick restoration of power supply in the state of Odisha which was badly affected by the cyclone ‘Fani’, recently on May 3, 2019.Reportedly the strongest tropical cyclone to hit coastal areas in last 20 years, it devastated the coastal areas of Odisha and caused massive damage ...

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India’s GS Lakshmi first woman on ICC international panel of match referees

Newdelhi:14/5/19:India’s G.S. Lakshmi has become the first woman to be appointed to ICC’s international panel of match referees and will be eligible to officiate in international games with immediate effect. Claire Polosak had become the first ever woman umpire to stand in a men’s ODI, earlier this month. Lakshmi, 51, who first officiated as a match referee in domestic women’s ...

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AAn 11-member Inter-Ministerial Team left for the cyclone-hit coastal districts of Puri and Khurda

Bhubaneswar:13/5/19: An 11-member Inter-Ministerial Team left for the cyclone-hit coastal districts of Puri and Khurda on Monday to assess the extent of damage rendered by the devastating cyclonic storm, Fani, on May 3. Earlier in the day, the team led by additional secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Vivek Bharadwaj, held a meeting with Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada ...

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Odisha Government has decided to waive school fees of students studying in government high schools

Bhubaneswar:13/5/19: The Odisha Government has decided to waive school fees of students studying in government high schools in 14 districts which were affected by cyclonic storm FANI, said Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi today. This apart, two pairs of school uniforms will be provided free of cost to the students of five severely affected districts– Puri, Khordha, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur and ...

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Admiral John Michael Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations United States Navy visit to India

Newdelhi:13/5/19:Admiral John Michael Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations, US Navy, is on an official tour to India from 12 to 14 May 2019. His visit is intended to consolidate bilateral naval relations between India and USA and also to explore new avenues for naval cooperation. Admiral John M Richardson had discussions with Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chairman COSC and Chief of the Naval Staff today. ...

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Inaugural Session of WTO Ministerial Meeting begins in New Delhi

Newdelhi:13/5/19:Commerce Secretary, Dr.AnupWadhawan, welcomed senior officials of participating delegations from Developing and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) who are meeting in New Delhi over two days to discuss key issues and challenges facing the multi-lateral trading system. Speaking at the inaugural session, Commerce Secretary said that the existential challenges to the multilateral rules based trading system are manifestina spate of unilateral ...

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FIVE FTII COURSES RECEIVE AICTE APPROVAL UNDER APPLIED ARTS AND CRAFTS CATEGORY

Mumbai:13/5/19:In a landmark achievement for Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune, theAll India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has granted approval to five courses of FTII under AICTE’s newly created APPLIED ARTS AND CRAFTS category. This approval makes India’s premier film school,FTII,the first and only Institute in this category in the country to receive such recognition. A list ...

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India Pavilion to be inaugurated at Cannes

Newdelhi:13/5/19:India Pavilion is set to be inaugurated at Cannes Film Festival, which will be held from 14th to 25th May 2019. The Pavilion will showcase Indian cinema across linguistic, cultural and regional diversity, with the aim of forging international partnerships in distribution, production, filming in India, script development, technology, promoting film sales and syndication. It will be set up by ...

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DRDO Successfully Conducts Flight Test of ABHYAS

Chandipur 🙁 Odisha)13/5/19: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted successful flight test of ABHYAS – High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) from Interim Test Range, Chandipur in Odisha today. Theflight test was tracked by various RADARS & Electro Optic Systems and proved its performance in fully autonomous way point navigation mode. The configuration of ABHYAS is designed on an in-line small ...

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