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Lalit Das takes over as the new Director, Intelligence

Bhubaneswar:26/6/21:Lalit Das, an IPS officer of the 1992 batch, Additional DG, Headquarters has assumed charge as Director, Intelligence, Odisha Police last evening. Das is a senior police officer with a demonstrated history of working in various capacities handling multifarious responsibilities in Odisha Police. Honed in Analytical Skills, Government policies, Community Policing, and IT Strategy, Das is also pursuing his doctoral research ...

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Odisha Chief Minister has Laying foundation stones for Liquid Medical Oxygen Storage and distribution in seven districts

Bhubaneswar:25/6/21: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today   Laying foundation stones for Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) Storage and distribution in seven districts at Angul, Boudh, Deogarh, Dhenkanal, Gajapati, Bhawanipatna and Nuapada through video conferencing, Patnaik said that the State government is working to ensure that not a single Covid patient is deprived of health care. He again thanked all doctors, health workers, ...

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Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated the 160th branch of HDFC Bank in State

Bhubaneswar:25/6/21: Odisha  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the 160th branch of HDFC Bank at Badaposhi (Keonjhar district) through a virtual ceremony to mark 20 years of the Bank in the state. The Chief Minister also released a coffee-table book on 20 years journey of the bank in the state of Odisha. HDFC Bank launched its first branch in June 2001 ...

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Odisha Matric Exam Results Out: 97.89 percent of students cleared the 10th examination without appearing in the board test

Bhubaneswar:25/6/21: The Board of Secondary Education (BSE) today announced the results of the annual High School Certificate (HSC) Examination-2021. Odisha School & Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash declared the results at BSE office in Cuttack. This year, 97.89 percent of students cleared the 10th examination without appearing in the board test. A total of 5,62,010 students (Boys- 2,80,352, Girls- 2,81,658) ...

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India’s term as Chairperson of Governing Body of International Labour Organisation comes to an end

Geneva:25/6/21:Shri Apurva Chandra, Secretary (L&E) completed his tenure as Chair of Governing Body of International Labour Organization today after holding the position for the period October 2020- June 2021.  He has handed over the responsibility of the Chair to Ambassador Anna Jardfelt, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations Office in Geneva. India has assumed the Chairmanship of the Governing Body of ...

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6th Anniversary to commemorate launch of PMAY-U, AMRUT & Smart Cities Mission:Bhubaneswar Wins 2 Awards In India Smart City Contest

Newdelhi:25/6/21:The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) organised an online event on here today to commemorate 6 years of the three transformative Urban Missions vis. Smart Cities Mission (SCM), Atal Mission for Urban Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U), which were launched by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, on 25th June, 2015. The Anniversary ...

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Detailed Project reports of LIDAR survey of forest areas in 10 states for water and fodder augmentation released

Newdelhi:25/6/21:Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar in a virtual event today released the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) of LiDAR-based survey of forest areas in ten states namely Assam, Bihar, Chhatisgarh, Goa, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Nagaland, and Tripura. Shri Javadekar informed that the project which was awarded to WAPCOS, a PSU under the aegis of ...

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Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh reviews progress of construction of first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier at Kochi

Kochi :25/6/21:   Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh reviewed the progress of construction of first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) built by M/s Cochin Shipyard Ltd., at Kochi on June 25, 2021. Shri Rajnath Singh was accompanied by Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh and Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command Vice Admiral AK Chawla. The Raksha Mantri visited the construction site ...

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DRDO successfully test fires Enhanced Pinaka Rocket at ITR Chandipur off the coast of Odisha

Balasore:25/6/21:Continuing the development of Artillery Rocket Systems, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test-fired extended-range version of indigenously developed Pinaka rocket from a Multi-Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) on 24th and 25th June 2021 at Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha. Twenty-five Enhanced Pinaka Rockets were launched in quick succession against targets at different ranges. All the mission ...

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CCI approves acquisition of Zuarinagar plant of Zuari Agro Chemicals Limited by Paradeep Phosphates Limited

Newdelhi:25/6/21:The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of the Zuarinagar plant of Zuari Agro Chemicals Limited by Paradeep Phosphates Limited. The proposed combination envisages the acquisition of Zuarinagar, Goa plant of Zuari Agro Chemicals Limited (ZACL) by Paradeep Phosphates Limited (PPL). As a result of the acquisition, PPL shall acquire the business of developing and manufacturing urea and non-urea ...

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