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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

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

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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Union Steel Minister announced the Centre’s plan to raise the capacity of Rourkela Steel Plant to over 10 million tonne from 4.2 million tonne

Rourkela:30/9/19:Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday announced the Centre’s plan to raise the capacity of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) to over 10 million tonne from 4.2 million tonne now. The minister asserted that further expansion and modernisation at RSP, a unit of SAIL, will play a major role in transforming the western Odisha town of Rourkela into a manufacturing ...

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Kalia character from the 1975 cult classic “Sholay” is no more

Mumbai, 30/9/19::Veteran actor of Marathi and Hindi films Viju Khote, who was popular for his Kalia character from the 1975 cult classic “Sholay” is no more. He was 78. Viju passed away early on Monday, family sources said. He is survived by his actor sister Shubha Khote, who was elder to him by five years. Their father Nandu Khote was ...

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DRDO successfully test-fired the land-attack version of 290 km strike range BrahMos supersonic

Bhubaneswar:30/9/19: DRDO on Monday successfully test-fired the land-attack version of 290 km strike range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile off the coast of Odisha. The BrahMos missile test fired today has been fitted with increased indigenous equipment and is a version used by the Indian Army, Defence sources said here. BrahMos is a supersonic cruise missile operated by all the three ...

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Working hours of all government banks of Odisha has been function from 10 AM to 4 PM from October1

Bhubaneswar:308/9/19: The working hours of all government banks across Odisha has been changed and will now function from 10 AM to 4 PM from tomorrow onwards. The MD & CEO of UCO Bank, Atul Kumar Goyal on Monday stated that working hours in all the government banks across the state has been changed and will now function from 10 AM to ...

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All the three candidates in fray for the by-poll of the Bijepur Assembly seat filed their nomination papers

Bargarh:30/98/19; All the three candidates in fray for the by-poll of the Bijepur Assembly seat in Bargarh district of western Odisha filed their nomination papers on Monday. Biju Janata Dal’s Rita Sahu, Congress’s Dillip Kumar Panda, and Bharatiya Janata Party’s Sanat Gadtia filed their nominations for Bijepur Assembly seat before the Padampur Sub-Collector. The Bijepur Assembly Constituency in Bargarh district of ...

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