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Odisha State-level Independence Day parade will be held at the Exhibition Ground at Unit-III

Bhubaneswar:6/8/19: The State-level Independence Day parade which is celebrated every year on August 15 will be held at the Exhibition Ground at Unit-III, informed Twin City Police Commissioner on Tuesday. Informing the media persons, Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty said, “The State-level Independence Day parade will be held at the Exhibition Ground here instead of Mahatma Gandhi Marg”. Moreover, only four troops ...

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Odisha Chief Minister released the Cyclone Fani — Damage, Loss and Needs Assessment Reportort

Bhubaneswary6/8/19:: Odisha  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik released the Cyclone Fani — Damage, Loss and Needs Assessment (DLNA) Report at a function held in the Odisha Secretariat today. In his keynote address, the Odisha CM said, ” As you know Odisha managed the extremely severe cyclone FANI very effectively and efficiently. We undertook one of the biggest human evacuations in history with ...

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Depression over northwest Bay of Bengal off north Odisha – West Bengal coasts

Newdelhi:6/8/19:The Depression over northwest Bay of Bengal off north Odisha – West Bengal coasts remained practically stationary during the past 3 hours and lay centred at 1130 hrs IST of today, the 6th August, 2019 near latitude 20.50N and longitude 88.00E, about 160 km southeast of Balasore (Odisha) and about 130 km south-southeast of Digha (West Bengal). It is very likely to intensify into a ...

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Raksha Rajya Mantri Shripad Yesso Naik flags off Mountaineering Expedition team to climb Mt. Elbrus

Newdelhi:6/8/19:Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Yesso Naik flagged off an Expedition Team of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Hmi), Darjeeling to Mt. Elbrus, Russia, here today. The expedition team of eight professional mountaineers, led by HMI Principal, GpCapt Jaikishan,plans to summit Mt. Elbrus, the highest peak in European Continent on August 15, 2019 and hoist India’s national flag atop the mountain to ...

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Parliament has passed the Consumer Protection Bill, 2019, with the Rajya Sabah approval

Newdelhi:6/8/19:Parliament has passed the  Consumer Protection Bill, 2019, with the Rajya Sabah approving it today. The Lok Sabha has already passed it. The bill aims at protecting the interests of consumers by establishing authorities for timely and effective administration and settlement of consumers’ dispute. The Bill has a provision to set up a Central Consumer Protection Authority to promote, protect ...

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‘KALLOLA 2019’- Short Film Contest on Child Rights

Bhubaneswar, 6 August, 2019: UNICEF Odisha in collaboration with Aaina, an Odisha-based voluntary organization launched Season 5 of KALLOLA, a short film contest on child rights, here today on the theme of Nutrition – Every child’s right for a healthy life. The launch was attended by Dr. Monika O. Nielsen, Chief, UNICEF Odisha, Mr. Rashmi Ranjan Nayak, Joint Secretary, Department of ...

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Phoolvari – a gardening startup by high school students gets global recognition through TiE Delhi-NCR’s TiE Young Entrepreneurs Program

New Delhi, 6th August, 2019: Age is no bar for dreaming big. Phoolvari, an innovative gardening startup established by high school students, has proved this with the support of TiE Delhi-NCR, one of the most vibrant chapters across the vast TiE network. Through its global TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) initiative, TiE is giving wings to students’ imagination and acting as a unique ...

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Kashmiri Pandits celebrate scrapping of Article 370 from J&K

New Delhi: 5/8/19:The Kashmiri Pandits have become ecstatic after the announcement of scrapping of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. According to reports, the mood is upbeat among the Kashmiri Pandits across the nation as there was a wave of happiness following the announcement of nullifying Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir by the Centre. Many groups and ...

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Union Home Minister has proposed bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories, Ladakh and J&K.

New Delhi:5/8/19 Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday has proposed bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories, Ladakh and J&K. This has been done after moving the resolution to abrogate Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. According to the gazette notification the Home Minister has proposed that the union territory of Ladakh will be without legislature. The ...

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Three Lakh Worth Brown Sugar Seized in Balasore district

Balasore:5/8/19 A drug peddler was arrested and brown sugar contraband substances worth Rs three lakh were seized from his possession in an interception by excise personnel today Ghatgharsahi in Nilagiri town of Balasore district. The drug peddler identified as one Muna Nath (32) is being interrogated to ascertain whether he operated a racket. The peddler booked under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic ...

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