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India successfully test fired Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) from a test range at Chandipur

Balasore: 4/7/19:Amidst high tensions with Pakistan, India today successfully test fired Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) from a test range at Chandipur off Odisha coast. The indigenously developed surface-to-air missile QRSAM was tested from launch pad-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at around 11.00 am. Developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the missile has a strike range ...

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BUSINESS V G Siddhartha Tragedy: Lessons To Learn For India Inc by R Jagannathan

Snapshot When times are tough, you tighten your belt. This applies to the government too, and not just banks and businessmen.This is the time to give beleaguered businessmen the long rope and not tighten the noose. A tax noose flung around businessmen will kill any possibility of an early economic recovery. It would be absurd to link the likely suicide ...

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Venue for Odisha state-level Independence Day parade is likely to change this year

Bhubaneswar: 3/8/19The venue for state-level Independence Day parade here is likely to change this year. As per sources, DGP RP Sharma along with other senior police officials today visited three alternate venues for the I-Day parade and conducted inspection. The three alternate venues are- Exhibition Ground, Janata Maidan and Kalinga Stadium. The DGP also had a discussion with other police officials ...

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Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated a “National Workshop on Wide Consultations by Stakeholders on Safety of Women and Children”.

Bhubaneswar:3/8/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here today inaugurated a “National Workshop on Wide Consultations by Stakeholders on Safety of Women and Children”. The Odisha CM appreciated the association of National Police Foundation & Institute and UNICEF for organising the workshop. Patnaik also released a Coffee Table Book on “Paree Paain Kathatiye — A word for the little Angel” and also ...

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Odisha Livelihoods Mission received the Outlook Poshan Award 2019

Bhubaneswar: 3/8/19:Odisha Livelihoods Mission on Saturday received the Outlook Poshan Award 2019 from Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi. The award was presented to Odisha Livelihoods Mission during the “Outlook Speak out-Poshan” programme on nutrition, organised by Outlook India, today. Odisha Livelihoods Mission has been selected for the award in Safe and Nutritious Food Category for making a substantial ...

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Odisha govt effects bureaucratic reshuffle:Nayagarh & Koraput collector changed

Bhubaneswar:3/8/19: IAS officer Niranjan Sahu has been given additional charge as Labour Commissioner in a minor bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Odisha government on Saturday. Sangramjit Nayak, Director, Municipal Administration, has been allowed to remain in an additional charge of Administrator of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation. Susanta Mohapatra, Director, Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, has been appointed as ...

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President Kovind received The National order of Merit of Guinea

Guinea:3/8/19:The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, attended the Indian community reception, hosted by Shri Sailas Thangal, Ambassador of India to Ivory Coast today (August 3, 2019) in Conakry, Guinea. Addressing the gathering, the President said that given the complementary strengths of India and Guinea, there are numerous opportunities in trade and investment and for businesses to grow both ways. Development cooperation ...

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Vice President of India has called for ushering a nutrition revolution in the county

Newdelhi:3/8/19:The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for ushering a nutrition revolution in the county by creating women nutrition-warriors or change leaders at the hamlet level. Addressing the gathering after presenting the Outlook Poshan Awards 2019 under the “Outlook Speak out-Poshan” program on nutrition, organised by Outlook India, here today, the Vice President said the change ...

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India’s growing energy sector is attractive for foreign investors: Dharmendra Pradhan

Newdelhi:2/8/19:Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan has said that India’s growing energy sector is attractive for foreign investors. Speaking at Bloomberg NEF New Delhi Summit today, he said that it has repeatedly received funding from Sovereign Wealth Funds, Pension Funds, long-term strategic investors from Western countries, Asian Countries and the Middle East. “The economy projected ...

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NALCO, HCL & MECL form JV Company to power India’s growth in acquisition of critical minerals from abroad

Bhubaneswar, 02.08.2019: The long-awaited dream to acquire strategic mineral assets abroad is all set to turn into reality as National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO), Hindustan Copper Ltd (HCL) and Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd (MECL), the three CPSEs under Ministry of Mines, Government of India, signed the Joint Venture Agreement to form Khanij Bidesh India Limited (KABIL), which has mandate for acquisition, exploration ...

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