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Odisha Government get Tech Sabha Awards by securing two wins for its technology applications


Bhubaneswar:27/8/20: Odisha Government, now driven by the talisman of 5Ts of Teamwork, Technology, Transparency, & Timely delivery for Transformation, made its mark at the recently concluded Tech Sabha Awards by securing two wins for its technology applications – iLMS & State COVID Dashboard. Awarded in the category of enterprise applications (ERP/CSM/CRM), Odisha Government’s Integrated Legal Monitoring System has been rolled ...

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Grand finale to Textile Grand Challenge 2019 to bring forward innovative ideas aimed at phasing out plastic bags


Newdelhi:27/6/20: Union Minister of Textiles and Women & Child Development Smt Smriti Zubin Irani today said that the innovative spirit of India needs to be institutionalized for developing eco-friendly and cost-friendly alternative ideas that can also be utilized to create job opportunities. Speaking at the award-giving ceremony for winners of the Textile Grand Challenge 2019 organized by Ministry of Textiles ...

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Atmanirbharta in Defence will enhance India’s role as a net security provider in Indian Ocean region:Narendra Modi


New Delhi:27/8/20:The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the seminar on Atmanirbhar Bharat in Defence Manufacturing via Video Conferencing today. Stressing on the need to become Atmanirbhar in Defence Manufacturing, the Prime Minister said our aim is to boost defence production, develop new technology, and give significant roles to private players in the defence sector. Complimenting Defence Minister Shri Rajnath ...

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Ariel View of proposed Jagannath Temple in London

 London (UK):26/8/20: London, will soon be known as the ‘Jagannath Dham’ of Europe, with the construction of a grand Jagannath Mandir Temple Complex in the capital city of the United Kingdom. The plans for this divine project were unveiled by The Jagannath Temple Trust, UK, a charitable organisation founded by eminent UK based Odias, at the 41st Annual Convention of the Odisha ...

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Odisha offers dedicated manufacturing cluster to attract Japanese investment


 Highlights Aimed at attracting Japanese investors to Odisha to take advantage of plug-and-play industrial infrastructure and skilled workforce Dedicated Japanese manufacturing cluster offered at a place closer to Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar:26/8/20: In the India-Japan investment forum virtual conference held today organised by Indian Chambers of Commerce (ICC), the Industries department of Odisha listed out advantages such as stable governance, state-of-the-art industrial infrastructure, ...

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Varied agro-climatic zone, business-friendly environment in Odisha ripe for investment in food processing

IPICOL - food processing

Highlights With 11 agro-climatic zones and strategically important coastline, Odisha offers an amazing opportunity for Agri and seafood processing investment: Industries Secy Noodle maker Nissin building its largest manufacturing unit in Khordha food park, India MD says On Wednesday, the Industries minister attended four key meetings related to investment opportunities Invest in food processing to empower rural women, says Industries ...

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Odisha government reduced the syllabus of Class 1 to 12 students for the 2020-21 academic session


Bhubaneswar26/8/20:: After weeks of speculations, the Odisha government on Wednesday finally reduced the syllabus of Class 1 to 12 students for the 2020-21 academic session by 30 percent. The development comes after the Central Board of Secondary Education syllabus for classes 9 to 12 was reduced by 30% this year due to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The ...

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Flood Alert Sounded For Jajpur, Bhadrak & Kendrapara


Bhubaneswar:26/8/20: Baitarani River may trigger flood in low-lying areas of Jajpur and Bhadrak districts by tomorrow morning, special relief commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said on Tuesday. “Even though there is no flood situation as of now, heavy rainfall in the upper catchment areas of Baitarani in Keonjhar may lead to a deluge. The river is flowing above the danger mark ...

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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally breached 8,000-mark in Bhubaneswar


Bhubaneswar:26/8/20: The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally breached 8,000-mark in Bhubaneswar with 330 new positive cases were reported in the last 24 hours. Of new cases, 139 are quarantine cases and 191 are local contacts, informed Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today. Following the detection of 330 new cases, the total number of COVID-19 cases increased to 8261, of which 3306 are active. ...

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Odisha registered the highest ever recoveries of COVID-19 patients in a day


Bhubaneswar: 26/8/20:Odisha today registered the highest ever recoveries of COVID-19 patients in a day. As per the data provided by the Health and Family Welfare Department, a record of 3,343 COVID-19 patients recuperated from the disease in the last 24 hours. With this, the recovery count in the State now stands at 62,813. The maximum number of recovered cases of 732 ...

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