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Government of India banned 59 mobile apps including TIKTOK

New Delhi:29/6/20: The Government of India today banned 59 mobile apps. The government said these apps “are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order”. The list of 59 apps include TikTok, UC Browser, Baidu Map, UC Browser, Likee, Cam Scanner and Clean Master-Cheetah mobile. The Ministry of Information Technology, invoking it’s power ...

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Congress Odisha unit staged a demonstration to protest “unprecedented” increase in the prices of petrol and diesel

Bhubaneswar:29/6/20: The Congress Odisha unit staged a demonstration here on Monday to protest “unprecedented” increase in the prices of petrol and diesel and demanded immediate rollback of the hike by the BJP-led government at the Centre amid the COVID-19 crisis. Party workers, led by state Congress President Niranjan Patnaik, held a silent sit-in near Raj Bhavan and sent a memorandum to ...

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Odisha is all set for extensive plantation to enhancing employment generation in the post-lockdown

Bhubaneswar:29/6/20: In another step towards enhancing employment generation in the post-lockdown scenario, State is all set for extensive plantation during the current year. This was known from a high-level meeting held under Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Sri Asit Tripathy in Lokseva Bhawan Conference hall today wherein Additional Chief Secretary Forest & Environment Dr Mona Sharma outlined the financial and administrative facets of ...

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Dr. Adyasha Das releases poetry anthology with a unique theme – “The Yogini Poems: Love and Life “

Bhubaneswar:29/6/20:Dr. Adyasha Das, well-known poet from Odisha has released her fourth book of poems, “The Yogini Poems: Love and Life”, based on the Chausathi Yoginis of Hirapur. Her first non-fiction book on the Yoginis , “The Chausathi Yoginis of Hirapur: from Tantra toTourism” went on to earn the tag of Amazon Bestseller and remained among the top ten for four ...

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Government of Odisha’s SLSWCA approves investment proposals worth Rs. 608.79 crore

Bhubaneswar, 29th June, 2020:  The Government of Odisha has approved five investment proposals in sectors like Metal, Food Processing, and Logistics & Infrastructure worth over Rs. 608.79 crore which would likely generate employment for 1,496 people in the 92nd State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) meeting today. The investment proposals got the go-ahead at a State Level Single Window ...

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Packaged goods of worth Rs. 10 lakhs from Nestle India Ltd distributed by Parichay Foundation to 4000 Brave COVID Warriors

Bhubaneswar29/6/20:ParichayFoundation has received consumer packaged goods of worth Rs. 10lakhs from Nestle India Ltd under their CSR initiatives. And Foundation  have gifted it to 4000 Brave COVID Warriors & their families of BMC by handing over to Shri P.C. Chaudhury, Commissioner- BMC along with Sj. Suvendu Kumar Sahu, Deputy Commissioner, BMC at Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation Office. This is a small step ...

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Dharmendra Pradhan Lays the Foundation Stone of Indian Oil’s R&D Campus In Faridabad

Faridabad:29/6/20:Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas &Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, along with the Haryana Chief Minister Shri Manohar Lal, today laid the foundation stone of Indian Oil’s state-of-the-art Technology Development & Deployment Centre as its second R&D Campus at IMT, Sector-67, Faridabad. The new centre, with an investment of Rs. 2282 crore, and covers an area of about 59 acres. ...

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RAKSHA MANTRI SHRI RAJNATH SINGH LAUNCHES ONLINE PORTAL FOR ISSUE OF NOC FOR POWER, OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION PROJECTS

Newdelhi:29/6/20:Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh in the presence of Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Y Naik today launched a new web portal for issue of No Objection Certificate (NOC) for power projects and Research Survey Exploration Exploitation (RSEE) activities in the Indian Territorial Waters (TW) and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Ministry of Defence (MoD) accords security clearances to various private/Public ...

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Covid-19 tally in Odisha increased to 6859 with 245 fresh positive cases

Bhubaneswar:29/6/20: Covid-19 tally in Odisha increased to 6859 with 245 fresh positive cases reported in the last 24 hours, informed State Information & Public Relations (I&PR) Department today. Of new cases, 214 cases have been detected from quarantine centers and 31 are local contacts. Out of fresh cases, 243 cases have been reported from 19 districts in Odisha and the remaining ...

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Ganjam district administration announced shutdown in Chhatrapur NAC for six days

Berhampur:29/6/20: Ganjam district administration today announced shutdown in Chhatrapur NAC for six days in a bid to contain spread of COVID-19. The shutdown which will come into effect on June 30 (tomorrow) will remain in force till July 5.The Collector decided to impose the shutdown after many positive cases were reported from the area.  Yesterday,  COVID warrior Chhatrapur block chairman tested ...

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