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NGO post Fani relief coordination meeting held at Puri Gopabandhu Bhawan,

Puri :17/5/19: At a time when cyclone ‘Fani’ has pulverized Odisha, it’s high time for the civil society groups and philanthropic organizations to join hands for speedy restoration of cyclone affected villages, said Niranjan Rath, Chairman of Samaj Relief Committee. Addressing an NGO post Fani relief coordination meeting at Puri Gopabandhu Bhawan, he said voluntary and non-profit organizations have expressed solidarity ...

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Two mobile ATM vans of Axis Bank and ICICI Bank were inaugurated on the campus of the BMC

Bhubaneswar :17/5/19: Two mobile ATM vans of Axis Bank and ICICI Bank respectively, were inaugurated  on the campus of the office of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) by Additional Commissioner Ananya Das. The service of the mobile ATM vans was introduced by the two leading banks in order to help the citizens in the time of cash crunch following lack of network ...

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BJD President Naveen Patnaik made a trip to Kendrapara

Kendrapara :17/5/19: A day after his visit worst cyclone-ravaged Puri, Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik  yesterday   made a trip to Kendrapara, one of the least cyclone-affected areas, to review the relief and restoration work. Patnaik’s abrupt visit to Kendrapara has taken many by surprise given the fact that he is yet to visit Khurda, Cuttack and Jagatsinghpur, which was ...

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Cyclone-hit Odisha assured of central assistance

Bhubaneswar;17/5/19;The inter-ministerial central team, which wrapped up its three-day visit to the cyclone-hit areas of Odisha, assured the state government that the Centre will provide all support for the restoration work in all the 14 districts. Central team leader Vivek Bharadwaj, an additional secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs told reporters that the central government has been assisting the ...

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NDA government has fought against terrorism and naxalism:Narendra Modi

Mirzapur:17/5/19:BJP leader and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that NDA government has fought against terrorism and naxalism and ensured a corruption free government. He addressed an election rally in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh. Mr Modi said,  development has been the first priority of the NDA government and it will continue to work for it if voted back to power. He ...

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Justice Raghubir Das was appointed as the acting chairperson of the Odisha Human Rights Commission

Bhubaneswar:16/5/19: Former judge of the Orissa High Court, Justice Raghubir Das was appointed as the acting chairperson of the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) by the Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal. Justice Das will remain in charge of the post till the appointment of a full-time chairperson, said a Raj Bhawan communiqué. The post was lying vacant since August 15, 2018, ...

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Naveen Patnaik visited cyclone Fani-affected Kendrapara and reviewed the relief and restoration work

Kendrapara:16/5/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today informed that drinking water and electricity supply have been restored in Fani-ravaged Kendrapara district. Patnaik today visited cyclone Fani-affected Kendrapara and reviewed the relief and restoration work. “Drinking water 9and electricity supply have been restored in Kendrapara. 30 cyclone shelters will be built at a cost of Rs 2 crore each,” said Patnaik.  He said ...

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India featured prominently on the Pocket Guide of Marche Du Film

Cannes:16/5/19; The Indian Delegation led by I&B Secretary Shri Amit Khare today met Film Commissioners of participating countries at Cannes Film Festival. During the meeting, India was positioned as an attractive filming destination by highlighting the steps taken to easy the process of obtaining permissions for filming in India through the Film Facilitation Office which facilitates Single Window Clearance for ...

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Third Meeting of the Advisory Council of the Fifteenth Finance Commission held

Newdelhi:16/5/19:The third meeting of the Advisory Council of the Fifteenth Finance Commission was held in New Delhi today. It was chaired by Shri N.K. Singh, Chairman, XVFC and attended by Members of the Advisory Council, Members of the Commission Dr. Anoop Singh, Shri Ajay Narayan Jha, Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog (Special Invitee), Shri Subhash Chandra Garg, Finance Secretary ...

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Gita Mehta donated an amount of Rs 10 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund

Bhubaneswar:16/5/19:Extending monetary aid to the victims in Cyclone Fani-battered Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s sister Gita Mehta contributed to relief fund. The New York-based author donated an amount of Rs 10 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) for FANI assistance.She preferred to contribute after CM Patnaik urged people for the donation in rebuilding and restoring Odisha post cyclone.

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