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Dharmendra Pradhan launches the commencement of work for 10th City Gas Distribution bidding round, covering 50 Geographical Areas

Newdelhi:26/8/19:Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Sh Dharmendra Pradhan today launched the commencement of work for 10th City Gas Distribution (CGD) bidding round which will cover 50 Geographical Areas (GAs) in 124 districts. Hon’ble Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi had launched the 10th CGD bidding Round on 22nd November, 2018. Sh Pradhan had distributed Letters of Intent to 12 successful ...

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Health Ministry signs MoU with Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment for enhanced outreach on HIV/AIDS prevention

Newdelhi:26/8/19:“As health is the responsibility of all Government departments, there is a need for a ‘sub-department of health’ in all the Ministries for health impact assessment of the policies/initiatives of these Ministries right from the conceptual stages.” This was stated by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare as he presided over the MoU signing ceremony between ...

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75% attendance mandatory for the Plus II students

Bhubaneswar:25/8/19: The state government on Saturday decided to bring major reforms in the Plus II study curriculum which includes 75% attendance mandatory for the students. As per official sources, a student who fails to secure the minimum attendance in the first year will not be promoted to the second year. Besides, the government has proposed the Council of Higher Secondary Education ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Biarritz, to participate in the G7 summit

France:25/8/19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Biarritz, France to participate in the G7 summit. Top leaders of the world have gathered in the beach city of France to discuss various issues including global warming, climate change, biodiversity, Taxation and digital transformation. Mr. Modi will hold bilateral meetings and there will be official welcome for the Prime Minister. It will ...

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BJP leader and former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was cremated at Nigambodh Ghat

Newdelhi:25/8/19:Senior BJP leader and former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was cremated at Nigambodh Ghat in Delhi today with full State honours. His son Rohan performed the last rites in the presence of leaders from across the political spectrum and scores of his admirers and party workers. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, BJP veteran LK Advani, party president and Home Minister ...

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Indian shuttler PV Sindhu created history by winning her maiden World Championships gold medal

Switzerland:25/8/19:Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu created history today by winning her maiden World Championships gold medal at Basel, Switzerland. With this win, she has become the 1st Indian shuttler to clinch  World Championships. Sindu defeated Japan’s  Nozomi Okuhara  21-7, 21-7 in the women’s singles final. It was Sindhu’s fifth World Championships medal — joint most for a woman singles player ...

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‘First satyagrahi’ against Emergency

On June 26, 1975, the morning after the Emergency was proclaimed, Arun Jaitley gathered a group of people and burnt an effigy of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, making him, in his own words, the “first satyagrahi” against the Emergency. He was later arrested under preventive detention and was in custody for a period of 19 months from 1975 to ...

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Western Odisha is all set to celebrate the agrarian festival of the region ‘Nuakhai’

Sambalpur:24/8/19: Western Odisha is all set to celebrate the agrarian festival of the region ‘Nuakhai’, the ‘Lagna’  (auspicious time) of which has been scheduled for September 3 this year. As per tradition, Pundit Mahasabha was held on Saturday at Jhaduapada-based Bramhapura temple in the district. It was decided that on September 3, from morning 10.05 am to 10.20 am, Nabanna (newly ...

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Odisha Legislative Assembly Speaker had a courtesy meet with Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

Newdelhi: 24/8/19:The House Committee of Odisha Legislative Assembly on Computerization is on a tour to Delhi, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh from 20th to 24th August, 2019 to study the e-Vidhan application under Chairmanship of Speaker Dr. Surjya Narayan Patro, Speaker. The Committee comprising Leader of Opposition Pradipta Kumar Naik, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Bikram Keshari Arukha, Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera, Govt. ...

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Odisha Chief Minister paid homage to former Union Minister and veteran leader late Arun Jaitley

Newdelhi:24/8/19: Odisha Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik paid homage to former Union Minister and veteran leader late Arun Jaitley at his New Delhi residence. Joining the bereaved family in this moment of grief, CM conveyed his deep sympathy and prayed for peace to the departed soul.

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