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Prof. Jyotirmayee Dash is the first Odia woman to got the “Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award 2020”

Newdelhi26/9/20:: Prof. Jyotirmayee Dash has got the highest Science and Technology award of India “Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awad 2020” in Chemical Sciences.Prof. Dash is working in the School of chemical sciences, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata. Dash born in Jagatsinghpur district first is the first Odia woman to receive such an award. She is among the 12 scientists to ...

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‘Radio Pathashala’ For Class I-VIII Students In Odisha From Sept 28

Bhubaneswar: In order to ensure study doesn’t get affected amid COVID-19 pandemic, the Odisha government will launch a syllabi-based educational programme on Radio from September 28, 2020. The educational programme, ‘Radio Pathashala’ will be broadcasted for Class I to VIII students. All radio stations will broadcast the educational programme at the same time. Also, the audio of the programme will be ...

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Four leaders of BJP from Odisha found berths in the list of the party’s office-bearers

New Delhi:26/9/20: Four leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Odisha found berths in the list of the party’s office-bearers. In a major revamp, BJP National President Jagat Prakash Nadda today appointed 12 National Vice Presidents, eight National General Secretaries, one National General (organizational), and three National Joint General Secretaries of the party.  Also, 13 National Secretaries, 23 National Spokespersons, Morcha ...

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Covid-19 positive tally to 2,05,452 in Odisha : 16 Deaths In A Day

Bhubaneswar:26/9/20: Covid-19 cases in Odisha continue to surge with the State reporting the ‘highest’ single-day number of 4,356 positive cases in the last 24 hours pushing the positive tally to 2,05,452 cases. On the other hand, the virus claimed 16 more lives, taking the death toll to 783. Of the new cases, 2,529 were reported from quarantine centers and 1,827 ...

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All MLAs and staff at the state assembly will undergo COVID-19 tests

Bhubaneswar: 26/9/20: All MLAs and staff at the state assembly will undergo COVID-19 tests from today ahead of the Monsoon Session of the state legislature, beginning from September 29. Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Prem Chandra Choudhary said that the sanitisation programme will be launched as the monsoon session of the state assembly is scheduled to continue till October 7.“We ...

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Baijayant Panda Reappointed BJP National Vice President

Delhi:26/9/20: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appointed its new national office-bearers on Saturday and as many as four leaders from Odisha have found a place in the new team of party President Jagat Prakash Nadda. While Baijayant “Jay” Panda has been reappointed as National Vice President, Lok Sabha Member from Mayurbhanj, Bisweswar Tudu has been named one of the national ...

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Kolkata Knight Riders to take on Sunrisers Hyderabad

Abu Dhabi:26/9/20: In IPL Cricket, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi this evening. Both the teams have lost their first matches. While SRH lost their first game of the season against Royal Challengers Bangalore, the Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians defeated KKR, led by Dinesh Karthik. In yesterday’s match, Delhi Capitals ...

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“CSIR labs have made commendable efforts to deal with challenges of Covid pandemic”: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Newdelhi:26/9/20: The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) celebrated its 79th Foundation Day at the S S Bhatnagar Sabhaghar in its premises here today.  Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Health, and Family Welfare and Vice President, CSIR presided over the event. In view of the current Covid-19 pandemic while the physical event was a ...

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Rules relaxed for divorced daughters to receive Family Pension

Newdelhi:26/9/20: Rules have been relaxed for divorced daughters to receive Family Pension and now a daughter will be entitled to receive the Family Pension even if the divorce had not finally taken place but the divorce petition had been filed by her during the lifetime of her deceased parent employee/pensioner. Disclosing this while briefing the media about some of the ...

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India has potential to become the preferred health tourism destination of the world: VP

Newdelhi:26/9/20: The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today said that the disruption caused by the pandemic must be seen as an opportunity to radically reform our health sector by effectively harnessing the power of digital technology and Artificial Intelligence-powered tools. He was addressing the 38th Annual Convocation of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) through video conferencing ...

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