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SHARP FOCUS ON HEALTH & WELLBEING IN INDIA’S 2021-22 BUDGET REFLECTING DEEP IMPRINT OF GLOBAL PANDEMIC

Newdelhi:1/2/21:The Union Budget 2021-22 presented in Parliament today by the Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman clearly reflected the deep imprint the global pandemic of COVID-19 has left on the country’s public health landscape. Starting her Budget speech with the narration of the country’s fight against COVID-19, and the various times, graded, and proactive measures taken ...

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GST revenue collection for January 2021 almost touches Rs 1.2 lakh crore

Newdelhi:1/2/21:The GST revenue collection for January 2021 has almost touched 1.2 lakh crore rupees. Finance Ministry said, the gross GST revenue collected in January is 1 lakh 19 thousand 847 crore rupees of which CGST is 21 thousand 923 crore rupees, SGST is 29 thousand 14 crore rupees, IGST is 60 thousand 288 crore rupees including 27 thousand 424 crore ...

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Centre allows cinema halls to operate with full capacity from today

Newdelhi:31/1/21:The Centre has allowed cinema halls to operate with their full capacity from today. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar yesterday released the new Standard Operating Procedures-SOP on preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19 for cinema halls and theatres. Announcing the decision, the Minister said, now Cinema halls can operate with full capacity. He added that sanitisation and COVID ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Odisha’s Bhagyashree Sahu during Mann Ki Baat programme

Bhubaneswar:31/1/21: It was a proud moment for Bhagyashree Sahu of Odisha’s Rourkela as Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised her during Mann Ki Baat programme, today. “Although she (Bhagyashree Sahu) is a student of engineering, in the past few months, she started learning the art of Pattachitra and has mastered it. On her way to college, Bhagyashree found soft stones, and ...

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National Polio Immunization Drive Begins Across the Country

Newdelhi:31/1President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind launched the National Polio Immunisation Day for 2021 by administering polio drops to children less than five years old at Rashtrapati Bhawan on 30th January 2021 (yesterday). Today is the Polio National Immunization Day, also known as ‘’Polio Ravivar”. As per provisional report on day one, close to 89 lakh children (as per ...

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Indian Coast Guard will celebrate 45th Raising Day

New Delhi;31/1/21: Indian Coast Guard is celebrating its 45th Raising Day on 01 Feb 2021. From a modest beginning with just 07 surface platforms in 1978, ICG has grown into a formidable force with 156 ships and 62 aircraft in its inventory and is likely to achieve targeted force levels of 200 surface platforms and 80 aircraft by 2025. As ...

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Union Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurates 8th India International Silk Fair

Newdelhi:31/1/21:Union Minister for Women & Child Development and Textiles, Smt Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurated the 8th edition of India International Silk Fair virtually, today. The fair is considered to be India’s biggest silk fair, being held under one roof on Indian Silk Export Promotion Council’s virtual platform from 31st January to 4th February 2021.  The event is being held virtually due to ...

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Tata Steel BSL Organises Training for rural women on mushroom cultivation in Kalmang

Kalmanga, January 31, 2021: Tata Steel BSL has organised a mushroom training programme for members of women Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Kalmang village, under Koira Block of Sundargarh district of Odisha. With an objective to provide entrepreneurial opportunities to women in the village, Tata Steel BSL’s CSR wing at Kalmang has started providing training and required facilitation for mushroom ...

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IIT BHUBANESWAR HOLDS PULSE POLIO DRIVE FOR IN-CAMPUS CHILDREN

Bhubaneswar:31/1/21: A pulse polio drive was organized at IIT Bhubaneswar for In-campus children (under 5 years of age) as a part of National Polio immunisation programme under the Ministry of Health, Govt. of India. The pulse polio drive was organized by the Medical Unit of IIT Bhubaneswar in collaboration with the State Government of Odisha. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. ...

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