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Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize 2020 to be announced on December 7th

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NewdelhiL288/11/20:Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize debuted in April 2018 in New Delhi, India has been founded as a platform for World Peace, Literature, Art, Education, and Human Rights. It has two-fold purposes: as an honorable legacy to Rabindranath Tagore Literature Prize for the finest in Indian literature, and to recognize the positive and lasting impact on society and its change with Social Achievement Prize.  The Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize ...

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PM Inaugurates RE-Invest 2020


New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the 3rd Global Renewable Energy Investment Meeting and Expo (RE-Invest 2020) through video conferencing. The summit is organised by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. The theme for RE-Invest 2020 is ‘Innovations for Sustainable Energy Transition’. The Prime Minister expressed happiness that in the renewable energy sector, within a short time ...

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Bhubaneswar:26/11/20: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar celebrated the “Constitution Day” also known as “Samvidhan Divas” to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India as per the directives of the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. The reading of the preamble by Shri. Ram NathKovind, Hon’ble President of India (both in Hindi and English) along with the live telecast from ...

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Over 25 crore workers To Participate In Bharat Bandh


Bhubaneswar:25/11/20: Over 25 crore workers across the country are likely to participate in the nationwide general strike by 10 central trade unions on Thursday (November 26), PTI reported. The general strike is against “the anti-people, anti-worker, anti-national and destructive policies of the BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They are opposing the Centre’s privatisation of public sector units ...

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CITU Activists Up In Arms Over ESMA Amendment


Bhubaneswar: 25/11/20;Demanding withdrawal of the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA), members of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) on Wednesday staged a protest at the Master Canteen area in the Capital city. Police took hundreds of protestors near lower PMG while they were marching in a bid to gherao the State Legislative Assembly. Odisha Essential Services Amendment Bill 2020 was passed ...

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Odisha higher education department issued notification for appointment of new vice-chancellors of three State universities


Bhubaneswar25/11/20:: The Odisha higher education department on Wednesday issued notification for appointment of new vice-chancellors of three State universities – Ravenshaw University, Sambalpur University, and Odisha State Open University. Three separate notifications have been issued by the State government for the appointment of VCs who are expected to be academicians of repute with adequate administrative experience. According to the notification, ...

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ECoR signed MoU with EPIL for construction of seven road over bridges


Bhubaneswar:25/11/20: Furthering its commitment to ensuring the safety of both road passengers and rail users, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Engineering Projects India Limited (EPIL) on Tuesday for the construction of seven roads over bridges (ROBs) between Dhanmandal- Brahmapur railway stations on Bhadrak- Palasa section of Khurda Road Division in Howrah – Chennai ...

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Govt approves 7 proposals of Food Processing Projects worth over Rs 234 cr


Newdelhi:25/11/20:The government has approved seven proposals for Food Processing Projects worth over 234 crore rupees. It also includes  grants-in-aid of 60.87 crores rupees in Meghalaya, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, and Maharashtra. Minister of Food Processing Industries Narendra Singh Tomar virtually chaired Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee meeting yesterday.  Proposals received under the Scheme for Creation of Infrastructure for Agro-Processing Cluster of Pradhan ...

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Home Ministry issues Guidelines for COVID-19 Surveillance from 1st to 31st December


Newdelhi:25/11/20:The Home Ministry has issued an Order today with Guidelines for Surveillance, Containment and Caution, which will be effective from 1st December and remain in force upto 31st December. The main focus of the Guidelines is to consolidate the substantial gains that have been achieved against the spread of COVID-19 which is visible in the steady decline in the number ...

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Cabinet approves infusion of 6000 crore rupees in NIIF; Lakshmi Vilas Bank to be merged with DBS Bank India Limited


Newdelhi:25/11/20-:Union Cabinet has approved equity infusion by Government of  6000 crore rupees in NIIF Debt Platform sponsored by National Investment and Infrastructure Fund, comprising Aseem Infrastructure Finance Limited and NIIF Infrastructure Finance Limited. This was one of the twelve key measures made by the Finance Minister as part of Government’s stimulus to the economy, under AatmaNirbhar Bharat 3.0 on 12th ...

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