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NDA govt completes 50 days in office in 2nd term

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Newdelhi:22/7/19:The Narendra Modi Government has completed fifty days in office in its second term. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already laid down the vision of India becoming a Five-trillion dollar economy by 2024-25. India needs to grow at eight per cent per year to be a Five-trillion economy by then. Indian economy is expected to grow at 6.8 per cent ...

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GSLV MkIII-M1 Successfully Launches Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft

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Sriharikota:22/7/19:   India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV MkIII-M1, successfully launched the 3840 kg Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft into an earth orbit today. The spacecraft is now revolving round the earth with a perigee (nearest point to Earth) of 169.7 km and an apogee (farthest point to Earth) of 45,475 km. Today’s flight marks the first operational flight of the GSLV Mk III. ...

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India’s first Transgender Women Cab Driver leads a campaign to introduce transgender-friendly public toilets

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Bhubaneswar:22/7/19:India’s first transgender woman Cab Driver starts change.org petition asking for accessible public toilets; meets Bhubaneswar Municipal Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Srimanta Mishra India’s first transgender woman cab driver Meghna Sahoo started a change.org petition asking for inclusive toilets Meghna wants the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) to become the first authority in the country to introduce transgender-friendly public toilets.  The Deputy ...

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Bol Bam festival begin tomorrow from the first Monday of the holy of Shrabana

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Bhubaneswar:21/7/19: With the beginning of Hindu month of Shrabana (rainy season between July-August) after full moon day, the kawariyas in large numbers flocked Lord Shiva shrines across the state to offer holy water throughout the month. As tomorrow is the first Monday of the holy month of Shrabana, the Shaivites have commenced their journey to offer holy water, brought from the ...

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Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced squads for India’s tour of the West Indies

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Newdelhi :21/7/19:  The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced squads for India’s tour of the West Indies, starting from 3rd of next month. Virat Kohli will lead the Indian team for the Test, ODI and T20I series. Rohit Sharma will be Vice Captain in the ODI and T20 series. Ajinkya Rahane will be Kohli’s deputy in ...

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Countdown for Chandrayaan-2 mission begins at Sriharikotta space centre

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Sriharikotta:21/7/19:The twenty-hour countdown for India’s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 began this evening at the national spaceport at Sriharikotta. The Indian Space Research Organization ISRO said, the countdown started at 6.43 pm and is progressing smoothly. The country’s most powerful booster, GSLV-Mark-Three, will take off at 2.43 hrs in the afternoon tomorrow, carrying the high-stake Chandrayaan-2 probe from the second launch ...

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Regional Assessment for JSPL Foundation’s Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman, 2019 Held

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JSPL Foundation receives 417 Entries from all Over India for the Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman, 2019 Out of 112 entries received from Eastern India, 60 Entries shortlisted for Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman Regional Jury Selects 10 Individuals & 10 Organizations to represent the Eastern Region in the  National Assessment to be conducted at New Delhi Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman, 2019 will be conferred ...

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Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships: Women fare better than men

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Cuttack:20/7/19: Nine Indians gained entry into the main draw of the women singles from among the 16 qualifiers to join the three seeds—Archana Kamath, Ayhika Mukherjee and Madhurika Patkar—in the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here today. This would mean that exactly half the number of 24 that forms part of the main draw, with ...

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Parichay Foundation presents 4th Edition of SHRIE Awards

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Bhubaneswar, 20th July 2019: Keeping up the tradition of honouring men achievers, once again Parichay Foundation organized the 4th Edition of SHRIE Awards on 20th July 2019 at the Hotel Crown, Bhubaneswar. Although the award ceremony is organized in the month of June on the eve of Father’s Day, this year due to the devastation caused by cyclone Fani, Parichay ...

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Vice President of India has cautioned the media against breaching the standards of ethical and independent journalism

The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing the gathering at the Centenary Celebrations of Shri Gora Sastri organised by Veteran Journalists Association, in Hyderabad on July 20, 2019.

Hyderabad:20/7/19;The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has cautioned the media against breaching the standards of ethical and independent journalism and urged the Fourth Estate to be a beacon light of uprightness and objectivity. Paying tributes to veteran editor and writer, late Shri Gora Sastri at his centenary celebrations, in Hyderabad today, the Vice President emphasized that difference ...

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