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Dharmendra Pradhan pointed out some errors in short film‘Gulzar Presents Haldhar Nag’


Bhubaneswar:1/10/19: While expressing thanks to litterateur and film director Sampooran Singh Kalra aka Gulzar and Bharatbala for short film titled ‘Gulzar Presents Haldhar Nag’, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today pointed out some errors presented in the video. In a tweet message, the Union Minister said Nag is not from Sambalpur district, as stated in the short film. The Padma Shri awardee ...

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Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme completing one year


New Delhi: 1/10/19:With the government’s flagship Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme completing one year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said efforts are on to make it foolproof and bring about improvements to serve the people better. He said that according to one estimate, due to demand arising out of the scheme in the next 5-7 years, 11 lakh new jobs ...

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Kuldeep Singh Dhatwalia appointed the principal spokesperson of the government


New Delhi:1/10/19: Kuldeep Singh Dhatwalia, an Indian Information Service (IIS) officer, was on Monday appointed the principal spokesperson of the government, according to an official order. Dhatwalia, a 1984-batch IIS officer, has been posted as the new principal director general of the Press Information Bureau (PIB), the publicity wing of the central government. The officer, who has succeeded Sitanshu Kar, will ...

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Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora AVSM ADC assumes charge as Vice Chief of the Air Staff


Newdelhi:1/10/19:Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora AVSM ADC took over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff today morning. The Air Marshal was commissioned in the Indian Air Force as a fighter pilot in Dec 1981. He has rich and diverse experience of accident free operational flying which includes MiG 21, MiG 29 and other aircraft in IAF inventory, including helicopters. ...

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HRD Minister chairs the Meeting of the Executive Board of the National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language


Newdelhi:1/10/19:Union Minister for Human Resource Development Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ chaired a Meeting of the Executive Board of the National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language to discuss various issues concerning the Council, particularly for the Promotion of Urdu Language inside and outside the country in New Delhi today. During the meeting, Union HRD Minister inaugurated the new website of ...

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Four crore rupees worth of black money seized since declaration of Maharashtra Assembly Elections


Mumbai:1/10/19:The Directorate General of Income Tax (Investigation) is working 24*7 to curb the use of black money and cash inducement in the ongoing Assembly Elections in the state, said Director General of Income Tax (Investigation), Shri Nitin Gupta in Mumbai today. Addressing a press conference in Mumbai today, the Director General said that illegal cash worth 4 crore rupees approx. ...

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International senior citizens day 2019 observed by Government of Odisha

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To stay fit always, on the eve of International Senior Citizens Day 2019 a Yoga Camp organized for senior citizens at IG Park To create awareness among the society about safety and security of senior citizens an awareness walkathon organized from IG Park to Utkal Mandap A state level function for senior citizens celebrated at Utkal Mandap where five senior ...

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Photo exhibition highlights Odisha’s leadership on nutrition

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hubaneswar, 30th September 2019: At a time when Naveen Patnaik’s government in Odisha has been lauded for its efforts and commitment to fighting under-nutrition, a photo exhibition on the issue was held at Bhubaneswar to celebrate the efforts of the state and highlight the solutions to some nutrition-related challenges.  Chief Guest Shri Mahesh Sahoo, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, Dhenkanal inaugurated this photo ...

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