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Kolkota:27/5/21:Saluting the courage of this NDRFHQ officer who rescued a baby from Diamond Harbour in South 24 Parganas district, West Bengal after the river water flooded the area due to CycloneYaas

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GATE 2022 aspirants can appear for two more papers in the coming year

Newdelhi:27/5/21:GATE 2022: The  Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2022) aspirants can appear for two more papers in the coming year. The decision was taken during a meeting of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE held recently. At the board meeting, IIT-Bombay, the organising institute of GATE 2021 handed over their official duties to IIT-Kharagpur which will conduct the post-graduate engineering entrance ...

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No disruption of steel production or oxygen supply took place due to Cyclone Yaas

Newdelhi:27/5/21:Ministry of Steel held meeting with all major steel players on 23rd May, along with the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, in order to ascertain the likely impact of Cyclone Yaas on steelmaking and on oxygen production. The representatives of the Ministry of Power and the concerned State Government were also present. It emerged that only plants ...

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Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh launches SeHAT OPD portal to provide tele-medicine services to Armed Forces personnel

Newdelhi:27/5/21:Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launched ‘Services e-Health Assistance & Tele-consultation (SeHAT) OPD portal through video conferencing on May 27, 2021. The portal provides telemedicine services to the serving Armed Forces personnel, veterans and their families. The services can be availed by registering on the website https://sehatopd.in/. This is the final version of the SeHAT OPD portal with advanced safety features. The ...

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PM holds a meeting to review impact of Cyclone Yaas

Newdelhi:27/5/21:PM Narendra Modi chaired a meeting to review the impact of cyclone Yaas. Officials made a detailed presentation on various aspects of preparedness, assessment of damages, and related matters. It was discussed that about 106 teams of NDRF were deployed with 46 teams each in West Bengal/ Odisha that rescued more than 1000 persons and removed more than 2500 trees/poles ...

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Deep Depression (Remnant of ‘YAAS’), weakens into a Depression over central parts of Jharkhand

Newdelhi:27/5/21: The Deep Depression (Remnant of Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘YAAS’) over south Jharkhand moved nearly northwards with a speed of about 09 kmph during past 6 hours, weakened into a Depression and lay centred at 1130 hrs IST of today, the 27th May, 2021 over central parts of Jharkhand, near latitude 23.2°N and longitude 85.5°E, about and 20 km east of Ranchi (Jharkhand) and ...

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PM to visit Odisha and West Bengal on 28 May to review impact of Cyclone Yaas

Newdelhi:27/5/21:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will visit Odisha and West Bengal on 28th May 2021. He will chair review meetings in the two states to assess the impact of cyclone Yaas. Prime Minister will also undertake an aerial survey of the areas affected by the cyclone in two states.  

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Despite being hit by Cyclone Yaas, the Odisha government has ensured the uninterrupted supply of liquid medical oxygen

Bhubaneswar:26/5/21: Despite being hit by Cyclone Yaas, the Odisha government has ensured the uninterrupted supply of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) which is required by several states where the cases of Covid-19 are still high. State government officials said that the uninterrupted supply of LMO was due to proper planning by the government. Y K Jethwa, ADG Law and Order of Odisha ...

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Odisha Government has issued fresh guidelines on COVID-19 vaccination at workplaces

Bhubaneswar: 26/5/21: Odisha Government has issued fresh guidelines on COVID-19 vaccination at workplaces, both Government and private, to accelerate the immunization drive in the state. In a letter to all district Collectors, Municipal Commissioners, CDMOs, and PHOs, the Health and Family Welfare Department reiterated that industrial establishments can vaccinate their employees and family members in hospitals by procuring vaccines on ...

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‘LIGHT OF ASIA’..SILENT FILM ON BUDDHA!: Manoj Kulkarni

On today’s Buddha Purnima I remembered one of early landmark films from the history of our Indian cinema and that is ‘The Light of Asia’ which focused on the rise of Buddhism! ‘Great Eastern Film Corporation’ made this film with the cooperation of Maharaja of Jaipur in 1925. It tells the story about our Indian Prince Siddharth – Gautam who ...

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