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Popular science books serve an important purpose of science communication: Secretary DST

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New Delhi: 29/5/19:Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Prof. Ashutosh Sharma today released four popular science books published by Vigyan Prasar in a book release function held at Indian National Science Academy (INSA) in New Delhi. The books released were  ‘Voyage to Antarctica’’, ‘Story of Consciousness’, ‘An Autobiography of Moon’ and ‘’Sambhu Nath De – The Discovery of Cholera Toxin’. Ashutosh Sharma said that popular ...

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Educate, enlighten and empower women: Vice President

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Newdelhi:29/5/19:The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for empowering women through education and by implementing progressive measures like reservations in Parliament and State Legislatures. Expressing his concern over instances of gender discrimination, Shri Naidu called for curbing it by bringing about attitudinal and behavioral changes in society. Interacting with girl students from Carmel Convent School, Chanakyapuri, ...

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Indian writer Annie Zaidi was announced as the 2019 winner of Nine Dots Prize

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Newdelhi;29/5/19:Indian writer Annie Zaidi was announced as the 2019 winner of Nine Dots Prize. The 100,000 US dollars award is a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary issues around the world. Mumbai-based Zaidi, a freelance writer won for her entry ‘Bread, Cement, Cactus’ – combining memoir and reportage to explore concepts of home and belonging ...

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Odisha Governor administered the oath of office and secrecy to Patnaik’s council of ministers

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Bhubaneswar: 29/5/19:Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik sworn in as the Chief Minister of Odisha for the fifth consecutive time in a grand ceremony at the IDCO Exhibition Ground here on Wednesday. Patnaik was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal at 10.45 am. Organised outside the Raj Bhawan for the first time, the ...

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Naveen Patnaik was sworn in as Odisha Chief Minister for a record fifth consecutive term

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Bhubaneswar:29/5/19: BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik was sworn in as Odisha Chief Minister for a record fifth consecutive term at the Exhibition Ground here today. Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal administered the oath of office and secrecy to Patnaik and his council of ministers, comprising 11 Cabinet Ministers and nine Ministers of State, at the swearing-in ceremony which was held for the ...

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GAIL (India) Ltd has registered highest-ever profit in financial year 2018-19

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New Delhi: 29/5/19:Union Government-owned GAIL (India) Ltd has registered highest-ever profit in financial year 2018-19. The country’s biggest transporter and marketer of natural gas reported increase in its net profit by 10 percent in the fourth quarter taking the figure to Rs 1,122 crore and by 30 percent to record Rs 6,026 crore, a rise of 30 % from Rs. 4,618 ...

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Odisha Government put on display the attire and outfits of the mountaineer Kalpana Das at the state museum

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Bhubaneswar:29/5/19:As a tribute to the Great Iron Lady Kalpana Das the mountaineer of Odisha died on 23rd May while returning back from her 2nd expedition of Mt Everest.Her costume and mountaineering equipment’s are displayed at Odisha State Museum for public.She brings pride for Odisha in 2008 by climbing Mt Everest.She donated her outfits which was used by her during her ...

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Naveen’s New Cabinet: 10 New Faces

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Bhubaneswar:29/5/19: Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal appointed 11 Cabinet Ministers and nine Ministers of state on the recommendation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. “Governor of Odisha, Prof Ganeshi Lal appointed 11 Cabinet Ministers and nine ministers of State, on the recommendation of the Chief Minister. Thus, the strength of the Council of Ministers is 22 including the Chief Minister which is ...

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‘Tu Mo Love Story 2″ going to released in Raja this year.

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Bhubaneswar:28/5/19: Based on a teenage love story  Odia movie ‘Tu Mo Love Story’  which was hit the screen in 2018 now sequel of this film ‘Tu Mo Love Story 2″ going to released in Raja this year. Melodious songs of ‘Tu Mo Love Story’, a joint effort of Tarang Cine Productions and DK Movies,well discussed  particularly on social networking sites, much ...

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India is a land of story tellers; Indian filmmakers must focus on telling intensely personal stories: John Bailey

The President of Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Mr. John Bailey meeting the Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Shri Amit Khare

Newdelhi:28/5/19:With a vision to explore possibilities of collaboration, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting today organized a Special Interactive Session with Mr. John Bailey, President of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at Siri Fort, New Delhi. The session was followed by an interaction of Mr. Bailey with the pressIn the Session Mr. John Bailey talked about the need to ...

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