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PM Urges Media to play the role of a bridge between people speaking different languages

Kochi:30/8/19:The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the Malayala Manorama News Conclave 2019 in Kochi via video conferencing today. Prime Minister lauded Malaya Manorama for its contribution in making the citizens of Kerala more aware and for its role in supporting India’s freedom movement. Speaking on the theme of Conclave – “New India”, the Prime Minister said the individual aspirations, ...

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Rajiv Gauba Takes Over as the New Cabinet Secretary

Newdelhi:30/8/19:Rajiv Gauba today took over as the new Cabinet Secretary in the Government of India after the superannuation of Shri P.K. Sinha.   He is an IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre (1982 batch) and has held important assignments like Union Home Secretary, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India and Chief Secretary, Jharkhand. He has also represented India at the ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik conferred Biju Patnaik Sports Awards

Bhubaneswar:29/8/19:Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today conferred Biju Patnaik Sports awards, 2016 and gave away cash prizes to eminent sports personalites on the occasion of the National Sports Day. Biju Patnaik Sports Award is the highest award instituted by the state government since 2001-2002.  Coach Panchanana Gantayat was felicitated with the Lifetime Achievement award while Dutee Chand got the prize for ...

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CBI files supplementary chargesheet against ex-OCA secy Asirbad Behera

Bhubaneswar:29/8/19: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a supplementary chargesheet against Odisha Cricket Association (OCA), its former secretary Asirbad Behera and two others in the ongoing investigation into the chit fund scam. The chargesheet was filed in the special CBI Court, Bhubaneswar against Behera, Kamalakanta Das of Hotel Solan Inn and private person Sambit Kumar Khuntia under relevant ...

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Centre on Thursday released Rs 5933.98 crore CAMPA fund to Odisha for afforestation

Bhubaneswar:29/8/19: The Centre on Thursday released Rs 5933.98 crore Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) fund to Odisha for afforestation. A total of Rs.47,436 crores have been allocated to 27 states by Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar for promoting afforestation and achieving green objectives. Odisha received the highest allocation followed by Chhattisgarh (Rs ...

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President of India gave away the National Sports and National Adventure Awards

Newdelhi:29/8/19:President Ram Nath Kovind today gave away the National Sports and National Adventure Awards at a special function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, on the occasion of National Sports Day. Para-athlete Deepa Malik was conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. Fourteen sports persons were conferred with Arjuna Awards for the year 2019. They include cricketer Poonam Yadav, ...

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Centre releases Rs. 47,436 crores for afforestation to various states.

Newdelhi:29/8/19:In a major boost towards promoting afforestation and achieving green objectives of the country, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar, today handed over Rs.47,436 crores of CAMPA funds to various states, in presence of Minister of State, MoEF&CC, Shri Babul Supriyo. In a meeting of State Forest Ministers and Authorities held at New Delhi, the ...

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Prime Minister Modi launches nation-wide ‘Fit India’ Movement

Newdelhi:29/8/19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that fit and healthy nation is the call of New India. Launching a nation-wide ‘Fit India’ Movement on the occasion of National Sports Day in New Delhi today, Mr Modi said, fitness is not just a word but a necessary condition of healthy and prosperous life. He said, fitness has been an integral part ...

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Upcoming Odia film BISWARUPA music released

Bhubaneswar:28/8/19:The music release of upcoming Odia film BISWARUPA  held recently at a city hotel was a star-studded event. The cast and crew of the film, which includes two newcomers in the lead, were present. The film is being produced by Biswajit Mishra under the banner of AB creation.The film has a relatively new lead cast — Biswaroop, Tanushka and Amrita — along with veteran actors Manoj Mishra and Sweta ...

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Odisha-based community radio service ‘Radio Namaskar’ has bagged three national awards

Newdelhi28/8/19:: Odisha-based community radio service ‘Radio Namaskar’ operating from Konark has bagged three national awards in the 7th Community Radio Sammelan. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar presented the National Awards for Community Radio for 2018 and 2019 at a function organised at Dr BR Ambedkar Bhawan, New Delhi today. He also released the booklet “Jan Connect: Clear Intentions, Decisive Actions” on key ...

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