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Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2018 Announced

Newdelhi:27/8/19:     Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards are given every yeartorecognize the achievements of persons in the fields of adventure, to encourage young people to develop the spirit of endurance, risk–taking, cooperative teamwork and quick, ready and effective reflexes in challenging situations and to provide incentive to the young people for getting exposed to the adventure activities.           The award ...

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India to host COP14 of UN Convention next month to Combat Desertification

Newdelhi:27/8/19:India will host the Conference Of Parties, COP 14, of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification from 2nd to 13th of next month. Briefing media in New Delhi today, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said, the event will see participation of over 3000 representatives from over 200 countries which will include Ministers from around 100 countries. He said, Prime Minister ...

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I&B Secretary asserts each district in country should have at least one community radio

Newdelhi:27/8/19:Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit Khare today asserted that each district in the country should at least have one community radio to sensitize local people about various social and developmental issues around their community. Mr Khare was speaking at the inaugural session of the three-day long 7th National Community Radio Sammelan in New Delhi. Mr Khare said, services rendered by ...

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NALCO wins Best Export Performance Award

Bhubaneswar, 26.08.19: In recognition of the stellar role played by NALCO among the public sector undertakings (PSUs) in the Indian economy as well as in the wider socio-economic development, Navratna NALCO has bagged the award for Best Export Performance in the Dun & Bradstreet PSU Awards 2019. The award was presented by Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Shri Arvind Sawant at ...

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First meeting of the House Committee to look into the aspects of environmental pollution held

Bhubaneswar26/8/19:: The first meeting of the House Committee to look into the aspects of environmental pollution in the state was held today. The meeting was held in Room No-54 of OLA under the Chairmanship of Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro. The Committee had a preliminary discussion about its future plan and programme. Mona Sharma, Principal Secretary, forest & Environment, Sandeep Tripathy, ...

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AICC announced dissolution of the Odisha unit and all state committees

Bhubaneswar: 26/8/19:The All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Monday announced dissolution of the Odisha unit and all state committees constituted for recently-held Assembly and Lok Sabha Elections. “Hon’ble Congress President has dissolved the PCC Office Bearers & all other Committees constituted for recently held Assembly and Lok Sabha Elections in Odisha with immediate effect,” Congress general secretary KC Venugopal said ...

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Odisha Chief Minister urges the Center’s for improving railway, banking and telecom networks in the Maoist-infested areas

Newdelhi26/8/19:: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday sought the Centre’s cooperation in improving railway, banking and telecom networks in the Maoist-infested areas of the state. Patnaik put forth the demands during the inter-state council meeting on anti-Maoist operations in Delhi. The meeting was presided over by union home minister Amit Shah. Speaking to the mediapersons after the meeting, Patnaik said, ...

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Former bureaucrat and cricketer Lalat Indu Parija passed away

Cuttack: 26/8/19:Former bureaucrat and cricketer Lalat Indu Parija passed away today a private hospital here. He was 89. He was the son of renowned botanist Dr. Prana Krushna Parija. He was widely regarded as an able administrator. The bureaucratic circles in the State hold in high esteem. He served as chief secretary twice in 1983 and 1986. He had also officiated ...

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Badminton Association of India has announced a cash reward for P.V. Sindhu & B. Sai Praneeth

Newdelhi:26/8/19:The Badminton Association of India has announced a cash reward of 20 lakh rupees for P.V. Sindhu and five lakhs for B. Sai Praneeth who won a bronze in the BWF World Championship. Sindhu yesterday became the first Indian to win a Badminton World Championships gold by beating familiar rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a lop-sided final at Basel, ...

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India PM categorically rejected any scope for third party mediation between India and Pakistan

France:26/8/19:India and America both agreed that Kashmir issue is a bilateral issue and India and Pakistan should talk to each other to solve this. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today categorically rejected any scope for third party mediation between India and Pakistan on Kashmir, saying the two countries can discuss and resolve all issues bilaterally. PM Narendra Modi today met US ...

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