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Dutee Chand clinches 100m gold at Khelo India University Games


Bhubaneswar: 29/2/20: There was a sudden rise in energy and enthusiasm in the Kalinga Stadium when home girl Dutee Chand stood at the start line of the 100m finals at the Khelo India University Games in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. The 24-year-old sprinter, representing Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), raced away from the word go and took a massive lead. With ...

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Five more departments– have been included under the ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative


Bhubaneswar:29/2/20:  Five more departments– Forest & Environment, Information & Public Relations, Tourism, Sports & Youth Services and Skill Development & Technical Education, of Naveen Patnaik-led government have been included under the ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative that aims to serve people with dignity. “The common man must feel empowered. The common man must feel that he is the real master. He must ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated ‘Unnati Bhawan’


Bhubaneswar: 29/2/20: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated ‘Unnati Bhawan’ at Satya Nagar in the state capital. The building with built up area of 93250 square feet will house various organisations under the state Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) Department. The building has several special features including rain water harvesting system, waste water treatment system and solar power plant. Several organisations ...

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Pramod Kumar Meherda has been appointed as Commissioner-cum-Secretary to Governor of Odisha.


Bhubaneswar:w29/2/20: The Odisha government today effected a minor reshuffle in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) cadre, giving new assignments to two senior officials. According to a notification, Senior bureaucrat Madhu Sudan Padhi, currently posted as Principal Secretary to Governor of Odisha, Dr. Ganeshi Lal, has been appointed as Commissioner, Land Records and Settlement, Cuttack.Similarly, IAS officer Pramod Kumar Meherda, currently posted ...

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah offers prayers at Jagannath temple in Puri


.Bhubaneswar/Puri:29/2/20: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday visited the seaside pilgrim town of Puri and offered prayers at the Shri Jagannath Temple. Shah, on a two-day visit to Odisha, visited the 12th-century shrine on the second day of his tour amidst tight security and sought blessings from the trinity – Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath. Accompanied by ...

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The Minister launches “Do You Know” Twitter Series on Family Pension


JAMMU::29/2/20:The Union Minister of State PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Dr Jitendra Singh today inaugurated the ‘Pension Adalat’ and National Pension System (NPS) Awareness and Grievance Redressal Programme in Jammu. Inaugurating the Pension Adalat, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that this is the first time that Pension Adalat is being conducted outside Delhi as the government wants to reach out ...

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Prof. Suryamani Behera conferred with the prestigious National Award for Outstanding Efforts in Science & Technology Communication


Bhubaneswar28/2/20:: Prof. Suryamani Behera of Odisha was conferred with the prestigious National Award for Outstanding Efforts in Science & Technology Communication for the year 2019 at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi, today. Behera received the award from President Ram Nath Kovind. This award is presented to an individual or an institution for outstanding work in communication of science and technology ...

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Citizenship Amendment Act does not intend to strip anyone’s Citizenship


Bhubaneswar: 28/2/20: The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) does not intend to strip anyone’s Citizenship. The CAA is a law to give citizenship. Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Friday while addressing his first pro-CAA rally here in the aftermath of Delhi violence. Opposition parties are instigating and misleading people on the controversial CAA, the Union Minister said while addressing ...

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With Japan as Partner Country, we will make Odisha the Nerve Centre of Purvodaya in Steel Sector :Dharmendra Pradhan


Bhubaneswar:28/2/20:Union Minister of   Steel and Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan participated in the workshop on “Enabling Procedures for Increase of Steel Usage for the Growth of Economy” at Bhubaneswar today. This workshop was organised by Ministry of Steel in partnership with Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Government of Japan and Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). Speaking ...

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As per the vision of PM Narendra Modi, the Eastern region needs more focus to fast track its development: Amit Shah


Bhubaneswar:28/2/20:Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah chaired the 24th meeting of the Eastern Zonal Council at Bhubhaneswar (Odisha) today. Other Dignitaries attending the meeting included Chief Minister Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik, as Vice Chairman and host; CM Bihar, Shri Nitish Kumar; CM West Bengal, Ms. Mamata Banerjee; Finance Minister, Jharkhand, Shri Ramesh Oraon and senior officers from the Central ...

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