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PM interacts with Chief Ministers of the North-Eastern states on COVID-19 situation

Newdelhi:13/7/91:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today interacted with Chief Ministers of the North-Eastern states on COVID-19 situation. The interaction was attended by the Chief Ministers of Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Assam. The Chief Ministers thanked the Prime Minister for timely action in handling the Covid pandemic. They appreciated his special care and concern for ...

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Union Education Minister reviews the Digital Education initiatives of the Ministry

Newdelhi:13/7/21:Union Education Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan reviewed the Digital Education initiatives of the Ministry of Education including PM e-Vidya, National Digital Education Architecture (NDEAR), Swayam, among others. Minister of State Smt Annpurna Devi;  MoS Shri Rajkumar Ranjan Singh and MoS Dr. Subhas Sarkar also attended the meeting. Senior officials of the Ministry briefed the Ministers about these initiatives. Emphasizing the ...

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Dr. Debabrata Das of Odisha appointed as the new Director of International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore

Bengaluru:12/7/ 2021:Dr. Debabrata Das of Odisha appointed as the new Director of   International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT Bangalore), With 21 years of professional experience, Prof Debabrata Das joined IIITB as an Assistant Professor in 2002 and grew to the role of Professor. Professor Das has also acquired administrative experience while working as the Dean of Academics and ...

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RV University,Bengaluru has established first world-class School of Liberal Arts and Sciences with Dean from Odisha

Bengaluru:12/7/21: The RV University,Bengaluru has established a world-class School of Liberal Arts and Sciences  under the leadership of Prof. (Dr.) Piyush Roy, a National Film Award-winning critic-columnist, internationally published author, curator, poet, filmmaker, and professor in film and media studies. This School offers three-year B.A.(Hons.) degree with majors in Film Studies, Performing Arts, History, Indology, Philosophy and Ethics, Literature and ...

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BJD president Naveen Patnaik laid the foundation stone for renovation and expansion of party headquarters

Bhubaneswar: 12/7/21:Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday laid the foundation stone for renovation and expansion of party headquarters in Bhubaneswar. Party sources said the existing headquarters at Unit-6 area in the city will be renovated and developed into a modern office with its expansion for which the party has purchased land near the existing ...

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Bhubaneswar Logs 271 New Covid Cases and the loss of nine lives due to the dreaded virus

Bhubaneswar:12/7/21: A total of 271 new Covid positive cases and the loss of nine lives due to the dreaded virus were reported from the city in the last 24 hours, according to an update shared by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) this evening. The city currently has 1,136 active Covid cases while the death toll has climbed to 520. Meanwhile, 283 Covid ...

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Raths of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra & Goddess Subhadra reached at ShreeGundichaTemple

Puri:12/7/21: The three Raths of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra & Goddess Subhadra have finally completed their journey today and reached ShreeGundichaTemple in a most divine & spiritual environment. The Raths are now stationed at Saradhabali, for the second successive year in absence of devotees on the auspicious occasion of Ratha Jatra today. As per the order by the State Government, the ...

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Odisha Chief Minister laid the foundation stone for Bagchi-Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital and Research Centre and Bagchi-Karunashraya Palliative Care Centre

BHUBANESWAR:12/7/21: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday laid the foundation stone for two advanced cancer care centres in Bhubaneswar on the occasion of Rath Yatra. The Bagchi-Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital and Research Centre and Bagchi-Karunashraya Palliative Care Centre will come up at Info Valley in the city. Odisha Skill Development Authority Chairman and entrepreneur Subrato Bagchi and wife Susmita ...

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Monsoon Session of Parliament to commence from 19th July and conclude on 13th August

Newdelhi:12/7/21:Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has said that the Monsoon Session of Parliament will commence from 19th this month and conclude on 13th August. Talking exclusively to AIR News, Mr. Birla said, there will be 19 sittings during the session. He said, the sitting of both the houses will be held from 11 am to 6 pm. Appreciating the higher ...

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Anurag Thakur chairs the meeting of the High-Level Committee to review the preparation/participation of the Indian team for Tokyo Olympics 2020

Newdelhi:12/7/21:The Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports, Shri Anurag Thakur chaired the 7th meeting of the High-Level Committee in New Delhi today to review the preparation/participation of the Indian team for Tokyo Olympics 2020. The Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports, Shri Nishith Pramanik attended the meeting.  Secretary Sports, Sh Ravi Mittal; DG SAI, Sh Sandip Pradhan ; ...

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