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One person died while about eight others are feared drowned after a country boat

Kendrapara:2/1/19: One person died while about eight others are feared drowned after a country boat, carrying more than 40 picnickers, capsized at Balighat near Nepania in Patkura block of Odisha’s Kendrapara district on Wednesday evening. According to sources, about 40-45 people, mostly women and children, from Mangarajpur in Kujang block of Jagatsinghpur district had gone to the lighthouse at Hukitola ...

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Beneficiaries of Rastriya Swasthya Bima Yojanawill avail health coverage of Rs 1 lakh under BKKY

Bhubaneswar:2/1/19: All 44,08,070 beneficiaries of Rastriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) in Odisha will avail health coverage of Rs 1 lakh under Biju Krushak Kalyan Yojana (BKKY), said Health Minister Pratap Jena. Speaking at a press conference today, Jena said all 44,08,070 beneficiaries of RSBY were under uncertainty after the scheme was discontinued after the launch of Ayushman Bharat scheme. “Therefore, ...

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MoU for setting up Centre of Excellence in Oil, Gas and Energy signed between IIT Bombay and PSU Oil Companies.

Newdelhi:2/1/19:A Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) for setting up Centre of Excellence in Oil, Gas and Energy was signed between Director, IIT Bombay and CMDs of PSU Oil Companies and EIL here today. Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dr M.M.Kutty graced the occasion. Speaking on ...

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Vice President presents LPG connections to Ujjwala beneficiaries to mark six crore connections

Newdelhi:3/1/19:Handing over LPG connection to a woman beneficiary, that marked a milestone of six crore such connections under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, the Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today hailed it as a revolutionary scheme that transformed the lives of women from poor families. “In short, this is a spectacular achievement by any government in such a short ...

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On new year eve,Naveen Patnaik launched @KALIA for Odisha

Bhubaneswar:1/1/19:On new year eve, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik launched @KALIAforOdisha, a historic and progressive step to empower farmers of the state.KALIA will provide 92% farmers inOdisha with financial assistance, livelihood support, cultivation assistance and health & life insurance. In the first phase, a list of 21.40 lakh marginal farmers and a Draft Farmers’ Benefit List with over one lakh cultivators has been published. ...

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Odisha Chief Minister extended his New Year greetings to the people of Odisha

Puri:1/1/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik extended his New Year greetings to the people of Odisha in Odia through an audiovisual clip. The Chief Minister took to the Twitter and posted an audiovisual clip. The CM wrote: “Best wishes to everyone this New Year. I pray to Lord Jagannath that 2019 brings happiness and prosperity to everyone in the State”. “Smastanku ...

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Rs. 94,726 crore of total gross GST revenue collected in the month of December

Newdelhi:1/1/19:The total gross GST revenue collected in the month of December, 2018 is Rs. 94,726 crore of which CGST is Rs. 16,442 crore, SGST is Rs. 22,459 crore, IGST is Rs. 47,936 crore (including Rs. 23,635 crore collected on imports) and Cess is Rs. 7,888 crore (including Rs. 838 crore collected on imports). The total number of GSTR 3B Returns filed for the month of November up to 31st December, 2018 is 72.44 lakh.   The government has settled Rs. ...

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ISRO launches Samwad with Students on New Year Day

Bengaluru:1/1/19:As part of the enhanced outreach programme of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), a new platform named “Samwad with Students” (SwS) was launched in Bengaluru today. Through the SwS initiative, ISRO aims to constantly engage youngsters across India to capture their scientific temperament. The new conversation mission will inspire students cutting across schools and colleges. The first SwS event saw ...

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Four Information Commissioners take oath of office in Central Information Commission

Newdelhi:1/1/19:Four Information Commissioners namely Shri Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, Smt. Vanaja N Sarna, Shri Neeraj Kumar Gupta and Shri Suresh Chandra were administered the oath of office of the Information Commissioner, Central Information Commission(CIC) by the Chief Information Commissioner, Shri Sudhir Bhargava, here today. With their induction, the total number of Information Commissioners in the Central Information Commission including Chief Information ...

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