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Adopting zero-tolerance towards corruption Odisha government has dismissed 15 officials

Bhubaneswar:17/8/19: Adopting zero-tolerance towards corruption, the Odisha government has dismissed 15 officials from their services and stopped pensions of two others. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has asked all department to adopt zero-tolerance policy towards corruption. The dismissed officials were convicted by the anti-corruption department of the government. The dismissed officials are former IMV of Boudh district, Debi Prasad Padhi, former ...

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Deepa Malik, Bajrang Punia nominated for Khel Ratna

New Delhi:17/8/19: Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik was on Saturday nominated for the country’s highest sporting honour — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — along with Asian and Commonwealth Games champion wrestler Bajrang Punia. The name of 48-year-old Deepa, who won a silver in the shot put F53 category in the 2016 Rio Paralympics, was added for the Khel Ratna ...

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Centre committed to tackle health problems through Ayushman Bharat:Ram Nath Kovind

Wardha:17/8/19:President Ram Nath Kovind has said that the government remains committed to tackle health problems of the people through the flagship Ayushmaan Bharat programme and other health missions. He was addressing the students at the Golden Jubilee program of Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Science at Sewagram, Wardha.  He called upon students to learn the life of Mahatma Gandhi that ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds talks with Bhutanese counterpart Dr. Lotay Tshering

Thimpu:17/8/19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held talks with his Bhutanese counterpart Dr. Lotay Tshering in Thimpu today. They reviewed the entire gamut of the bilateral relations and ways and means to further enhance it. The two leaders had one to one as well as delegation-level exchanges. Later both the leaders launched various projects. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese ...

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Kosli poet Haldhar Nag decries FB post on ‘Barnabodha’ torching

Bhubaneswar:17/8/19:A day after a video showing burning of a copy of the book ‘Chhabila Madhu Barnabodha’ went viral on social media linking Kosli poet Haldhar Nag with it, the Padma Shri awardee condemned the act on Friday. The video, which had been posted on a YouTube channel in 2018, was shared on a Facebook page ‘Koshali Sahitya.In’ on Thursday. The ...

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Emami 7 Oils has roped in Katrina Kaif as its new brand ambassador

Kolkota:17/8/19:Emami 7 Oils has roped in Katrina Kaif as its new brand ambassador. According to the company, with her wide appeal across demographics and ages, Katrina inclusion as an endorser is set to blend perfectly with the ethos of the brand. “As per industry estimates, light hair oil is the fastest growing segment with a CAGR of 25 per cent in the last 5 ...

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Naveen Patnaik dedicated Kharabela Bhavan to people of the Odisha

Bhubaneswar:17/8/19:Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik dedicated Kharabela Bhavan to people of the state. This bhawan will house thematically coordinated ten departments important for growth and environment.

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Odisha Chief Minister dedicated Mahatma Gandhi’s Talisman at Loka Seva Bhavan Palm Court

Bhubaneswar: 17/8/19:Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday dedicated Mahatma Gandhi’s Talisman at Loka Seva Bhavan Palm Court as part of the 150th birth anniversary celebration of Mahatma Gandhi. Veteran freedom fighters Bhawani Patnaik and Nilamani Samal, Chief Secretary, Development Commissioner, Principal Secretaries and Secretaries of various departments, members of the 150th Birth Anniversary Committee were present on the occasion. Gandhiji’s ...

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Naveen Patnaik launched the Online Land Revenue Payment System

Bhubaneswar:17/8/19: Marking the 73rd Independence Day, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched the Online Land Revenue Payment System, which can provide people including farmers freedom from a tumultuous process of paying land revenue. The CM said that this system would provide great relief to farmers who had to run to government offices and facing a cumbersome process to pay their ...

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Chhavi Nath Singh assumed charge as Chief Executive Officer of Vedanta Ltd

Jharsuguda:17/8/19: Chhavi Nath Singh assumed charge as Chief Executive Officer of Vedanta Ltd.Jharsuguda . Prior to joining the Jharsuguda operations, since 2016 Singh was at the helm of affairs at Talwandi Sabo Power Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Vedanta Limited, as Chief Operating Officer. Singh has a rich experience of nearly four decades in the Indian power industry, with ...

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