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Odisha is a lead performer in COVID-19 management

Bhubaneswar:28/5/20: Odisha is a lead performer in COVID-19 management. This was known from a high-level meeting on public health response to the COVID-19 held under the Chairmanship of Central Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gouba in which Chief Secretary Asit  Tripathy, Additional Chief Secretary Health & Family Welfare  Pradeepta Kumar Mohapatra along with senior officers of Odisha participated over video conferencing from ...

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Group of Ministers stressed to shun the hatred growing in the minds of people at GP level

Bhubaneswar:28/5/20: The meet of Group of Ministers (GoM) on Thursday stressed to shun the hatred growing in the minds of people at GP level against coronavirus patients. The high powered meet through video conferencing was presided over by Odisha Finance and Excise Minister Nirajan Pujari. The meet emphasized that a concerted effort must be directed to take up awareness campaigns ...

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CIPET renamed as Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering &Technology

Newdelhi:28/5/20: Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET) has been renamed as Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering & Technology (CIPET), a premier national institution under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India. The changed name has been registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act 1975 ( Tamil Nadu Act 27 of 1975) Union Minister for Chemicals ...

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Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the 22nd Meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council

Newdelhi:28/5/20:Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the 22nd Meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) here today. The meeting was attended by Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs Shri Anurag Thakur, Shri Shaktikanta Das, Governor, Reserve Bank of India; Shri Ajay Bhushan Pandey, Finance Secretary/Secretary, Department of Revenue; Shri Tarun Bajaj, Secretary, ...

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Self-help group donated Rs 26,657 to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund

Balipatna,:28/5/20: A self-help group at Pratap Sashan village under Balianta block today donated Rs 26,657 to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. President of the self0help group, Pushpalata Muduli, secretary Sandhyarani Panda and other members of the group handed over the cheque to the Balianta block development officer. The deadly coronavirus has claimed seven lives in the state, while 1,660 persons have ...

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Odisha Chief Minister urged Odias to sing Bande Utkala Janani on May 30 to encourage COVID warriors

Bhubaneswar:28/5/20: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik spoke to leaders of various political parties this evening few hours after he urged Odias to sing Bande Utkala Janani at 5.30 PM on May 30 (coming Saturday) to encourage COVID warriors of the state. The CM spoke to union minister Dharmendra Pradhan, PCC president Niranjan Patnaik and State BJP President Sameer  Mohanty and Samajwadi ...

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CMC has signed an MoU with the HDFC Bank concerning GPMS

Cuttack:28/5/20: The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has signed an MoU with the HDFC Bank concerning Government Project Monitoring System (GPMS). The GPMS, a path-breaking mobile app and cloud solution would help to collaborate with government departments, engineering teams, contractors/agencies, and QC professionals on one platform. The system will ensure transparency and real-time project tracking to avoid delays.

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Ms. Usha Padhee gets extension as JS, Civil Aviation

Newdelhi:28/5/20: The central deputation tenure of Ms. Usha Padhee (IAS:1996: OR) as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation has been extended for a period of two years beyond 16.07.2020. Usha Padhee is a 1996-batch IAS officer of Odisha cadre. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved the proposal of the Ministry of Civil Aviation for extension of her central deputation for a period of ...

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SpaceX and NASA decided to postpone its historic first astronaut launch

Florida:28/5/20: SpaceX and NASA decided to postpone its historic first astronaut launch on Wednesday due to severe weather in the region. NASA and SpaceX will do this all over again in three days. The next launch attempt is slated for Saturday, May 30, at 3:22 p.m. ET. Until then, astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley have headed back to quarantine. ...

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Odisha government has issued an advisory for workplaces

Bhubaneswar:28/5/20: As economic activities are gradually resuming in the state with easing of lockdown, the state government has issued an advisory for workplaces to prevent spread of the deadly coronavirus. “Though the pandemic situation continues, we have to work to save our livelihood. We advise you not to panic. Follow the workplace advisory to prevent COVID-19,” said the Health and Family ...

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