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3500 run enthusiasts participate in the second edition of Tata Steel BSL Run-a-thon

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Narendrapur, February 6, 2020: The secondedition of the Tata Steel BSL Run-a-thon, organisedin association with the district administration of Dhenkanal on February 2, 2020 near the main gate of company’s plant at Narendrapur in Dhenkanal district in Odisha, was a grand success with participation of around 3500 run enthusiasts from across the country. The 10 km run, only professional run ...

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11th edition of DefExpo gets off with a spectacular ceremony

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Newdelhi:5/2/20:Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh Mantri said that the creation of two Defence corridors was a result of Prime minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of leading India to become a technological powerhouse catapulted through policy initiatives such as Make in India, Start-up India and Skill India. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of Defence Expo 2020, Raksha Mantri said that the ...

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IOCL signs first Term contract for importing Russian crude oil to India

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Newdelhi:5/2/20:The Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and Mr Igor Sechin, CEOand Chairman of Rosneft, held the bilateral meeting here today. Both leaders also witnessed the signing of the first-ever Term Contract between IOCL and Rosneft for importing 2 Million Metric Tonnes of Urals grade crude oil during the year 2020 to India. Sourcing of ...

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Lawyers’ Association Observes 12-hr ‘Maha Bandh’ In Western Odisha

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Sambalpur:5/2/20: Normal life came to a grinding halt as Lawyers’ association observed a dawn-to-dusk Maha bandh today in several districts across the state over the demand of permanent bench of Orissa High Court in Western Odisha. The members were seen picketing in front of the State and Central government offices. While Courts, government offices, shops, business establishments, educational institutions remain closed ...

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Odisha Public Service Commission launched a web portal for Comprehensive Selection Management System

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Cuttack: 5/2/20:Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) on Wednesday launched a web portal for Comprehensive Selection Management System (CSMS) to enhance transparency and accountability in the recruitment system. The new OPSC content-rich responsive web portal – www.opsc.gov.in  was launched in collaboration with the National Informatics Centre (NIC). It will upgrade the existing application management system and will provide a platform to link all the ...

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New coronavirus has till now infected close to 24,400 people in China

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China5/2/20::New coronavirus has till now infected close to 24,400 people in China and at least 182 abroad. 491 deaths have been reported till now in China and 1 abroad. 892 discharged from hospital till now. Chinese Foreign Ministry has said that number of new suspected cases dropped for a second day in a row. The country hopes to see an ...

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India Govt announces setting up of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Shetra trust for construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya

Newdelhi:5/2/20:Union Cabinet has decided to set up a trust for the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya. An announcement to this effect was made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha today. Mr Modi said the trust has been named as Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Shetra. Prime Minister said that the land of around 67.703 acre will be ...

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SCB Medical College and Hospital Cuttack hosted the first of its kind cadaver kidney transplant in Odisha

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Cuttack: 4/2/20:The SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH) in Cuttack hosted the first of its kind cadaver kidney transplant in Odisha. This can be termed as a significant milestone in the history of Odisha’s healthcare services. Reportedly, one Priyanka Patra (22) of Digapahandi area in Ganjam district succumbed to her injuries at Apollo Hospital, Bhubaneswar. Later, her kidney was brought to ...

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Group of Seven leading industrialized democracies, G-7 have agreed to work with the WHO, EU

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Newdelhi:4/2/20:The Group of Seven leading industrialized democracies, G-7 have agreed to work with the WHO, EU and China seeking a unified procedure to tackle the fast-spreading Novel Coronavirus. German Health Minister Jens Spahn said, They agreed that isolated approaches were less likely to succeed against the global risks posed by the virus. Health Ministers of Germany, Britain and France are ...

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Govt reviews preparedness at highest level to manage Novel Corona Virus in country

New Delhi: In this handout photo provided by Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Indian nationals who were airlifted from coronavirus-hit Hubei province of China's Wuhan, undergo tests  inside a quarantine facility set by up ITBP, at Chhawla area of New Delhi, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.  As many as 647 Indians have been evacuated through two special Air India flights amid reports of more than 300 people being killed due to the virus in China. (PTI Photo)(PTI2_3_2020_000109B)

Newdelhi:4/2/20:A Group of Ministers met in New Delhi yesterday to review the preparedness and steps taken by the Ministries of Health, Shipping, External Affairs, Civil Aviation and Home Affairs regarding management of Novel Coronavirus in the country. The meeting was chaired by the Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. The group, which has been constituted on the directions of Prime Minister ...

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