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US President Donald Trump says, both countries committed to protecting their people from radical Islamic terrorism


Newdelhi:25/2/20:US President Donald Trump in his remark said, India and the US are committed to protecting their citizens from radical Islamic terrorism. He said, both the countries have expanded defence cooperation with three billion dollar military equipment deals. Mr. Trump added that US-India partnership has truly evolved to be stronger than ever before. He said, US exports to India are ...

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Pralhad Joshi lays foundation stone of Crusher and Conveyor System at NALCO


Damanjodi:25/2/20 Union Minister of Coal and Mines, Shri Pralhad Joshi laid foundation stone of Crusher and Conveyor System at NALCO’s Mining & Refinery (M&R) Complex in Damanjodi, Odisha today. The System will cater to feed bauxite for the 5th stream of Alumina Refinery of the company. The project is expected to be completed by April, 2022 and would cost around ...

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Dharmendra Pradhan describes the INDIA-US Summit meeting as a momentous occasion for the bilateral relations


Newdelhi:25/2/20:Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan has described the Summit level meeting between the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and the US President Mr Donald Trump as a momentous occasion for India-US bilateral relations. Speaking at an event here today, he said that both the leaders have once again emphasized the importance of further strengthening the ...

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Biennial Elections to the Council of States to fill the seats of Members retiring April 2020


Newdelhi:25/2/20:The term of office of 55 members of the Rajya Sabha elected from 17 States is due to expire on their retirement in April, 2020 as detailed below: Sl. No. State No. of seats Date of retirement Maharashtra 7 02.04.2020   Odisha 4 Tamil Nadu 6 West Bengal 5 Andhra Pradesh 4 09.04.2020   Telangana 2 Assam 3 Bihar 5 ...

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Well-known litterateur Ajay Kumar Patnaik has been selected for the Kendra Sahitya Akademi translation Award


Bhubaneswar:24/2/20: Well-known litterateur from Odisha, Ajay Kumar Patnaik has been selected for the Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award for the year 2019. Patnaik will receive the award for his book ‘Shrestha Hindi Galpa’, a compilation of Hindi stories translated into Odia language.

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Khelo India University Games was launched

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Cuttack:24/2/20 The inaugural edition of the Khelo India University Games was launched here on Saturday during a dazzling opening ceremony, with Prime Minster Narendra Modi gracing the occasion with his virtual presence. Speaking to the august gathering through a video link, the Prime Minister declared the Games open and exhorted the athletes to better their own performances. “It is a ...

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Regional Institute of Education, NCERT organizes conference on ‘Education in 21st Century’


Bhubaneswar:24/2/20:: Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Bhubaneswar in collaboration with the National Council for Education and Research Training (NCERT), New Delhi; United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Commonwealth Education Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) has organized a three day international conference on ‘Education in 21st Century’ from 21st to 23rd February 2020 at the new auditorium of RIE campus. At ...

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The New Indian Express Group conferred Devi Awards to twelve women celebrities


BHUBANESWAR:24/2/20: Do not refer to women as the weaker sex’. That’s what the legendary writer Pratibha Ray, urged the society after receiving the prestigious Devi Awards, instituted by The New Indian Express Group (TNIE), at a gala ceremony in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. “Often, people use the word ‘abala’ (helpless) to describe women. It’s wrong. Do not use such adjectives for them. ...

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Pratibha Ray receives the prestigious ” Devi” award


Bhubaneswar:24/2/20:Pratibha Ray receives the prestigious ” Devi” award from the New India Express group, conferred by the Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik. Driven by the philosophy that women form the nation’s backbone, The New Indian Express Group honoured the awe-inspiring work of 12 trailblazers at Devi Awards on Sunday.After successfully hosting 18 editions in New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, ...

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India is one of the most attractive global investment destinations in the steel sector:Dharmendra Pradhan


New Delhi:24/2/20: Union Minister for Steel and Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, participated in a workshop on ‘Enabling Procedures for an increase of steel usage for the growth of Economy’ here today. The aim of the workshop was to hold deliberations among key stakeholders to further increase the steel usage in sectors such as construction & infrastructure for the growth ...

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