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Odisha enter quarter-finals after draw with Jharkhand

Cuttack: 15/2/20:Odisha has reportedly entered into the quarter-finals after a draw with Jharkhand in Elite Group C match of Ranji Trophy on Saturday. Two teams from Elite Group C—-Odisha and Jammu & Kashmir have entered into the quarter-finals.Odisha was against Jharkhand for the battle of quarterfinals place at the Barabati Stadium here on Saturday.The home team declared their second innings at ...

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RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said, the credit growth is expected to pick up in the coming months.

Newdelhi:15/2/20:Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today held a post-budget meeting with the Central Board of Directors of Reserve Bank of India in New Delhi. Briefing media after the meeting, the Finance Minister said, they are monitoring banks on credit flow to the agriculture sector. She said the merger of banks did not come up for discussion during the meeting. RBI ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls upon scientists to combine traditional knowledge and modern science

Newdelhi:15/2/20:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that scientists need to focus on emerging challenges like 5G, artificial intelligence and affordable and durable batteries needed for renewable energy. Chairing a meeting of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Society, CSIR in New Delhi, the Prime Minister highlighted the need to combine traditional knowledge and modern science to develop world-class products. He ...

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Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated the 27th edition of Indian Express “Technology Sabha”

Bhubaneswar:14/2/20: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the 27th edition of Indian Express “Technology Sabha” organised for the first time in Odisha, in association with the Government of Odisha. Speaking on the occasion, the Odisha CM said: “As the name suggests, the focus is on finding technology-driven solutions to our everyday issues, and making technology a way of life. Technologies are changing ...

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5 th Golden Triangle International Film Festival – 2020 concluded

Bhubaneswar:14/2/20:TheFifth edition of the Golden Triangle International Film Festival (GTIFF) here, which showcased the best of national and international films, ended on  Wednesday.The festival is organised by city-based non-government organization Golden Triangle Charitable Trust. Festival president Priya Ranjan Sahoo said they had received 62 films from different countries including India for screening in the festival, but they selected only 28 films ...

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Odisha Krushi Bhawan bagged the Supreme Award and awards for public building exterior & interior at Surface Design

Bhubaneswar:14/2/20: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated State Agriculture Department and IDCO as Krushi Bhawan bagged the Supreme Award and awards for public building exterior & interior at Surface Design Awards 2020. Taking to Twitter Patnaik stated that “the structure’s vernacular narratives & unique design are a tribute to Odisha’s agricultural history & its farmer. The Awards, hosted by author and ...

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JSW Group chairman Sajjan Jindal met Naveen Patnaik to discuss his investment plan in the state

Bhubaneswar:14/2/20: After successfully bidding for 4 iron ore mines in Odisha, JSW Group chairman Sajjan Jindal on Thursday met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the state secretariat to discuss his investment plan in the state. JSW has proposed to set up a steel plant near Paradip in Jagatsingpur district. JSW’s 12 million tonne per annum steel project holds significance as South ...

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Odisha government is firmly committed to develop all regions of the state

Bhubaneswar, Feb 14: Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal today said that the state government is firmly committed to develop all regions of the state and empower all section of the people. This was stated by the Governor while delivering the customary annual address to the state Assembly. The Budget session of the state Assembly began with the Governor’s address. However, the ...

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Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated 2nd BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise-2020

Bhubaneswar:14/2/20:The “2nd BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise-2020 (BIMSTEC DMEx-2020)” was held at Bhubaneswar/Puri, Odisha from 11-13 February, 2020 with themes “A cultural heritage site that suffers severe damage in the Earthquake” & “Flooding or Storm”. Organized by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), on behalf of the Government of India, BIMSTEC DMEx-2020 was inaugurated by Chief Minister Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik ,While Minister of ...

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Odisha as a lead performer in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

Bhubaneswar:12/2/20: In another applaud to Odisha as a lead performer in many developmental interventions, State now strides ahead of national average in many indicators of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS). This was known from the Governing Body meeting of MGNREGS Society held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy in Lok Seva Bhawan wherein Principal Secretary Panchayati ...

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