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Odisha Government has released a list of official holidays for the year 2020 for schools and colleges

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Bhubaneswar: 26/12/19:The State Government has released a list of official holidays of the calendar year 2020 for schools and colleges. The list released by the Directorate of Secondary Education has a total of 82 holidays for schools. Out of these holidays, festive occasions like Saraswati Puja, Netaji Jayanti, Republic Day, Utkal Dibasa, Independence Day, Teachers’ day, Ganesh Puja, Gandhi Jayanti and ...

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New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express displaying Odisha’s art, culture and heritage has been flagged off by Union Minister

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Bhubaneswar: 26/12/19:The newly transformed Bhubaneswar-New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express displaying Odisha’s art, culture and heritage has been flagged off by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan here today. Besides, unreserved train tickets in Odia language that will be available at 317 stations across the state were also launched by Pradhan on the occasion Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi was also present on the occasion at ...

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Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan dedicated the Nayagarh town-Mahipur railway line

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Nayagarh:26/12/19: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today dedicated the Nayagarh town-Mahipur railway line of the ongoing Khordha Road-Balangir rail line project. Union Petroleum Minister also flagged off the extension of Khordha Road-Nayagarh Town-Khordha Road Passenger up to Mahipur railway station from Nayagarh. Speaking on the occasion, Pradhan said, “If the State government provides the necessary support, the railway line will be ...

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Sensex falls 297 pts; Nifty slips 88 pts

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Mumbai:26/12/19:Equity benchmarks today closed with losses for the third session in a row. Sensex and Nifty, both, lost around 0.7 per cent amid mixed cues from global markets. Sensex at Bombay stock exchange fell 297 points to close at 41,164. Nifty at National Stock Exchange also slipped 88 points to settle at 12,127.

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Union has accused the opposition parties of misleading people on Citizenship Amendment Act

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Newdelhi:26/12/19:Home Minister Amit Shah has accused the opposition parties of misleading people on Citizenship Amendment Act. He held the Congress responsible for the recent disturbances in Delhi and said, it is time for the people of Delhi to punish the Congress. Mr. Shah was speaking after laying down the foundation stone for development of East Delhi Hub at Karkardooma. Mr. ...

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Death toll in the bus accident in Indonesia’s Bengkulu province has risen to 35

Pagaralam: In this photo released by the National Search And Rescue Agency (BASARNAS), rescuers remove the body of a victim of a bus accident in Pagaralam, Indonesia, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019. A number of people were killed when the passenger bus plunged into the ravine on Sumatra island after its brakes apparently malfunctioned, police said Tuesday. AP/PTI(AP12_24_2019_000070B)

Indonesia:26/12/19:The death toll in the bus accident in Indonesia’s Bengkulu province has risen to 35, making it one of the most deadly bus accidents in recent years. A rescue team in Sumatra continued the search for a third day today to find more bodies after seven new victims were found in a river late last night. The regional bus was ...

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FM releases postage stamp to to commemorate the distinguished service and glorious contribution

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Newdelhi:26/12/19:Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman formally released a postage stamp to commemorate the distinguished service and glorious contribution by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in protecting the nation. After releasing the stamp, the Union Finance Minister congratulated DRI on the excellent performance of its officers. She remarked that DRI continues to play an immense ...

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JSPL Foundation wins Grow Care India CSR Awards 2019 in Platinum Category

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Bhubaneswar:26/12/19:JSPL Foundation, the CSR arm of Jindal Steel & Power Ltd has been conferred with the Grow Care India CSR Awards 2019 in Platinum Category. This prestigious award was received by Managing Director of JSPL Shri VR Sharma from Member of Parliament and Singer PadmaShri Hans Raj Hans on 24th December 2019 in an event organized at New Delhi by ...

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India’s 1st CNG bus fitted with composite CNG cylinders unveiled

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New Delhi:24/12/19:In a major step towards making India a gas-based economy and making CNG as the eco-friendly option for long distance transport in the country, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, today unveiled India’s 1st CNG bus fitted with composite CNG cylinders, which can travel around 1000 kms in a single fill. The project has ...

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E-Commerce Portal of the Directorate of Printing, Stationery & Publication has been inaugurated

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Bhubaneswar:2  4/12/19: The  e-Commerce e Portal of the Directorate of Printing, Stationery & Publication, Odisha, Cuttack has been inaugurated by Agriculture Production Commissioner-cum-Additional Chief Secretary Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra. On the occasion, Commerce & Transport Department Principal Secretary IAS G. Srinivas, and Addl. D.G. of Police-cum- Director of Directorate of Printing, Stationery & Publication, Cuttack, IPS Mahendra Pratap explained the benefits of ...

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