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DRDO successfully flight tests New Generation Agni P Ballistic Missile from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island

Balasore:28/6/21:India successfully carried out the test-firing of a new missile in the Agni series known as Agni P on Monday off the coast of Odisha, officials said. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested the new generation nuclear-capable ballistic missile from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island at 10:55 am off the coast of Odisha. “Various telemetry and ...

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No nation can move forward by forgetting its culture, heritage and the contribution of great leaders: VP

Newdelhi:28/6/21; The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister, Shri P V Narasimha Rao on his birth centenary and described him as a “legendary figure”, who had pioneered economic reforms. Stating that the former Prime Minister was a multi-faceted personality— a phenomenal scholar, astute administrator, a litterateur of renown and multi-linguist, ...

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Senior journalist Jimuta Bahana Mangaraj died in a road accident

Bhubaneswar:27/6/21: Senior journalist Jimuta Bahana Mangaraj died in a road accident at Janla in Khurda district on Sunday evening, casting a pall of gloom over the media fraternity here. He was 63 and his survived by his daughter Rituparna and son Amrut.  His wife, Jyotsna Routray, who was also a journalist and writer, predeceased him. Mangaraj was riding a scooty ...

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Odisha government today effected major reshuffle in IAS cadre

Bhubaneswar:27/6/21: The Odisha government today effected major reshuffle in IAS cadre by transferring 19 officers and assigning new postings to them. 1998 batch IAS, Suresh Kumar Vashishth was appointed as Commissioner-cum-Secretary of Agriculture and Farmer’s Empowerment Department. Currently he is working as the Special Secretary of the department.  2010 batch IAS, Prem Chandra Chaudhary was appointed as CEO of Western Odisha ...

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Biju Mahila Janata Dal appointed office bearers to different posts of the women’s wing

Bhubaneswar:27/6/21: The Biju Mahila Janata Dal on Sunday appointed office bearers to different posts of the women’s wing of the regional party. The names were approved by BMJD president Snehangini Churia. This order of appointment comes into force with immediate effect as per the direction of BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, said BJD’s General Secretary (Media Affairs), Manas Mangaraj. ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his deepest condolences to senior Gujarat-cadre Odia IAS officer Guruprasad Mohapatra

Newdelhi:27/6/21; Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid his deepest condolences to senior Gujarat-cadre Odia IAS officer Guruprasad Mohapatra who succumbed to Covid-19 earlier this month. In the ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme today, Modi defined Mohapatra as a ‘Karmayogi’. The PM said that Mohapatra dedicated his life for the people of the nation till his last breath. “Guruprasad ji was diagnosed with ...

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Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh interacts with 300 veterans in Leh

Ladakh:27/6/21:Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh interacted with 300 veterans, including Ashok Chakra winner Naib Subedar (Honorary) Chhering Mutup (Retd) and Maha Vir Chakra winner Colonel Sonam Wangchuk (Retd), at Leh, Ladakh on June 27, 2021. In his address, Shri Rajnath Singh lauded the unparalleled dedication of the veterans in ensuring the safety and security of the nation, reiterating the Government’s ...

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All High Court websites now have captchas accessible to physically disabled people

Newdelhi:27/6/21:The task of making the digital infrastructure of the Indian judicial system more accessible to persons with disabilities has been a core component of the work of the e-Committee, Supreme Court of India, in the last few months. A significant milestone that the e-Committee’s efforts towards this objective have yielded has been to ensure that all High Court websites now ...

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Clarification of Culture Ministry in connection with artefacts of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

Newdelhi:27/6/21:The  Ministry of Culture has clarified that the news appearing in media about the missing artefacts of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose is completely untrue. The Ministry has said that an exhibition was inaugurated at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata on 23rd  January this year to commemorate 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subas Chandra Bose where these artefacts were displayed. These artefacts  ...

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In Mann Ki Baat Programme, Prime Minister calls upon people to get vaccinated and stay safe

Newdelhi:27/6/21:Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed that efforts must continue to ensure that every citizen is able to avail the safety that the vaccine provides. He pointed out that myriad organizations and members of civil society have come forward in many places in order to end vaccine hesitancy. The Prime Minister spoke to some people from Dulariya village of Betul district ...

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