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Dharmendra Pradhan launched the Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey Report on Odisha,

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New Delhi: 298/11/19:Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched the Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey Report on Odisha, one of the largest-ever survey commissioned to give a detailed insight into the malnutrition concerns in the state. The research adopts a holistic approach towards understanding malnutrition by gauging the extent and severity of micronutrient deficiencies in both children as well as adolescents while also ...

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Capital Region Urban Transport decided to drastically reduce AC bus fares for the coming two months

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Bhubaneswar:29/11/19: Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) has decided to drastically reduce AC bus fares for the coming two months and rationalise the fare structure. AC bus fare has been slashed up to 38%. The price of monthly passes has also been reduced. The new fares will come into effect from 1st December 2019. In a press statement Ms. Dipti Mahapatro, General Manager, ...

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Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana received the SKOCH Order of Merit

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New Delhi: 29/11/19:Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY),  universal health coverage scheme of Odisha Government, received the SKOCH Order of Merit, under Swasthya Bharat category. Dr Pramod Ku Meherda, Secretary Health & Family Welfare Department and Shalini Pandit, CEO, State Health Assurance Agency, received the award at the Skoch awards function held in New Delhi today. Notably, Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana is ...

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Sambalpur University Celebrates 30th Convocation Ceremony

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Sambalpur:29/11/19: The 30th convocation ceremony of Sambalpur University in Burla has been organised today. In this occasion, Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal, Principal Secretary to the PMO, Pramod Kumar Mishra were present as the guest of honour. Addressing the meeting, Mishra said ” My dear students, so many of you have received undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees, awards and medals ...

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Notification for mandatory Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery & Artefacts across the nation to be issued on 15th January, 2020

The Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan briefing the media on mandatory Hallmarking of Gold, in New Delhi on November 29, 2019.

Newdelhi:29/11/19:The Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Shri Ram Vilas Paswan today announced that Notification for mandatory Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery & Artefacts across the nation to be issued on 15th January, 2020. Addressing media after the announcement, Shri Paswan said that Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery & Artefacts is being made mandatory in India for which a notification will be ...

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Indian teams enter semis of 13th South Asian Games

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Newdelhi:29/11/19:Indian men and women volleyball teams have advanced to the semifinals of 13th South Asian Games. In the last group ‘A’ match, Indian men’s team defeated host Nepal in straight sets by 25-15, 25-13 and 25-16 in Kathmandu this evening. India remained at the top in Group ‘A’ by winning both the league matches. India had defeated Bangladesh yesterday. The ...

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Indian Army has successfully test fired two Spike long-range anti-tank missiles

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Madhyapradesh:29/11/19:In Madhya Pradesh, the Indian Army has successfully test fired two Spike long-range anti-tank missiles at Mhow. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat and several commanders witnessed the firing of the newly acquired missiles on Wednesday. Spike is a fourth generation missile which can engage any target with precision at ranges up to 4 kilo metres. The Spike long-range anti-tank missiles ...

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Narendra Modi has announced Line of Credit of 400 million dollars to Sri Lanka

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and the President of Sri Lanka, Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, at the Joint Press Statements, at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi on November 29, 2019.

Newdelhi:29/11/19  :Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced Line of Credit of 400 million dollars to Sri Lanka to boost the island nation’s development. In a joint press statement after meeting visiting Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in Delhi this afternoon, Mr Modi said that India will also extend 50 million dollars Line of Credit to Sri Lanka to fight terrorism. ...

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Odisha government extend relaxation of the enforcement of new MV Act by 3 more months

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Bhubaneswar:28/11/19: In a big relief to the public, who are yet to get their vehicle documents cleared, the Odisha government has decided to extend relaxation of the enforcement of new Motor Vehicle Act by 3 more months. Transport Minister Padmanava Behera today informed: “Today, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik directed that extension of another three months be given to ensure the motor ...

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School & Mass Education and Mission Shakti have decided to relieve MDM management duty

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Bhubaneswar28/11/19:: In a significant move, the Department of School & Mass Education and Mission Shakti have decided to relieve school teachers of Mid-Day Meal (MDM) management duty and entrust the same to Women Self-Help Groups (WSHGs) According to reports, the WSHGs will take charge of MDM management of schools having more than 100 students in the preliminary stage. The WSHGs will ...

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