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India External Affairs Minister held a series of bilateral meetings in Bangkok

Bangkok :2/8/19:External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today held a series of bilateral meetings in Bangkok with his counterparts from Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Mongolia and Timor Leste during which he discussed a host of key issues, including the fight against terrorism. After meeting with Vietnamese counterpart, he tweeted that strong traditional friendship stands reaffirmed. He also reiterated India’s strong support in the ...

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Parliament has passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019

Newdelhi:2/8/19:Parliament has passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019 with the Rajya Sabha approving it today. The Lok Sabha has already passed the bill. The bill was passed with 147 members voting in favour of the bill and 42 against. Replying to discussion on the bill, Home Minister Amit Shah reiterated NDA government’s commitment to fight against terrorism. He ...

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Any discussion on Kashmir will only be with Pakistan: India to US

Newdelhi:2/8/19:India has said that any discussion on Kashmir, if at all warranted, will only be with Pakistan and only bilaterally. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today made this clear to his American counterpart Mike Pompeo in Thailand days after US President Donald Trump offered to mediate on the Kashmir issue. Mr Jaishankar is in the Thailand capital to attend a ...

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‘Ranga Barasiba Tupuru Tupuru’going to hit the theater on 2nd August 2019

Bhubaneswar:1/8/19:Jitendra Mohapatra directed ‘Ranga Barasiba Tupuru Tupuru’going to hit the theater on 2nd August 2019 across the state.Music of this film is being composed by Amarendra Mohanty, Srikant Goutam and Sirsananda Daskanungo has penned the lyric.Story of this film revolves around love with family drama.Aparajita and Mihir Das has essayed the key role while Tapas and Sushree Rath debuted through this ...

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Odisha government fixes weight of school bags based on class

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today issued an order directing all district education officers and Collectors to ensure implementation of Centre’s guidelines for reduction of weight of school bags for students from Class I to X. The move came after reports of some students in English medium schools are not following the rules and the school authorities are also not doing anything ...

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Mrutyunjay Mohapatra takes charge as IMD Director

New Delhi:1/8/19; Odisha-born Mrutyunjay Mohapatra today assumed charge as the Director General of Meteorology of India Meteorological Department (IMD). He is also the Permanent Representative of India with the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and Member of Executive Council, WMO. Mohapatra, who hails from Bhadrak district, and his team at the Cyclone Warning Division of the IMD earned accolades in the ...

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Health and Family Welfare Department of Odisha linked with Govt hospital Facebook and Twitter

Bhubaneswar:1/8/19: The Health and Family Welfare Department, laying stress on the 5Ts of the Government, has linked some health institutions with Facebook and Twitter for providing better health services to the people through social media. The SCB Medical College and Hospital, the Sishu Bhawan and the Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack and the Capital Hospital and the State Blood ...

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Entries invited for Design of Postage Stamp and First Day Cover for Golden Jubilee Edition of IFFI

Newdelhi:1/8/19:In order to commemorate the Golden Jubilee Edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI), set to take place from the 20th to 28th November, 2019 in Goa, it has been decided that a special Postage Stamp and First Day Cover will be released. A competition for designing the Postage Stamp and First Day Cover has been launched by the ...

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Mr. Girraj Prasad Gupta takes over as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA)

Newdelhi:1/8/19:Mr. Girraj Prasad Gupta took over as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) in national capital here today. Earlier, the Government of India had appointed, Mr. Girraj Prasad Gupta a 1983-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) Officer, as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance with effect from August 1, 2019. Mr. Gupta has vast ...

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Odisha ‘ s Guruprasad Mohapatra Assumes charge as Secretary DPIIT

Newdelhi:1/8/19:Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra,an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer of 1986 batch,today assumed charge of the office of Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) in New Delhi. Prior to taking over as Secretary, DPIIT, he served as Chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI).  Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra brought about many changes in AAI’s strategic operations. He gave ...

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