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Dates Announced For JEE (Main)–2021

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar:6/7/21: The National Testing Agency (NTA) today announced its decision to resume the remaining two sessions of the JEE (Main)-2021 from July 20, 2021. The testing agency further informed exam centres will be set up in 334 cities to address the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Earlier, it was decided to held the exam in 232 cities. In each shift, the number ...

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Narendra Modi’s much-awaited cabinet reshuffle likely to happen tomorrow

New Delhi, July 06: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s much-awaited cabinet reshuffle likely to happen tomorrow evening. The new cabinet is expected to be the youngest ever in India’s history, as the prime minister may go for new faces with an eye on grooming younger leaders while also factoring in caste and regional balances. If the prime minister goes ahead with ...

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Ramesh Bais will replace Draupadi Murmu as the Governor of Jharkhand

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar:6/7/21: Ramesh Bais will replace Draupadi Murmu as the Governor of Jharkhand. Murmu had made history with her appointment as the ninth and the first woman Governor of the state at the age of 59 in 2015. She belongs to a Santhal tribal family of Uparbeda village in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. A teacher by profession, she began her political ...

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Government of Odisha approves 5 major industrial projects worth INR 1.46 Lakh Crore at the 26th High-Level Clearance Authority chaired by Hon’ble CM

Bhubaneswar:6/7/21: The state High-Level Clearance Authority (HLCA), chaired Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, today approved five major industrial projects worth Rs 1,46,172 crore in metal and metal downstream sectors. These five projects are expected to create employment opportunities for 26,959 persons. Patnaik said all the projects need a big push forward to realize the steel dream of Odisha. All the five ...

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Gajapati Maharaj Dibyasingha Deb will perform Chhera Panhara rituals during the annual Rath Yatra

Puri, July 6: Gajapati Maharaj Dibyasingha Deb will perform Chhera Panhara (a ritual of sweeping the chariots) rituals during the annual Rath Yatra. “We have given emphasis on Rath Yatra instead of the Snana Yatra. If the Lord Jagannath wishes then we would go for the Bahuda Yatra as well,” said Gajapati Maharaj Dibyasingha Deb. ‘Chhera Pahara is the ritual, ...

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Amit Khare unveils 52nd IFFI poster and regulations booklet at Cannes Virtual Film Market

Newdelhi:6/7/21:Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shri Prakash Javadekar today while inaugurating the 74th Cannes Film Festival, hoped that the world comes out of the pandemic very soon and people come back to theaters once again. Addressing the virtual inauguration of ‘India Pavilion’ during the 74th Cannes Film Festival, organized by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt of India, jointly with FICCI, ShriJavadekar said that this is ...

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ENVOYS OF FOUR NATIONS PRESENT CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT OF INDIA THROUGH VIDEO CONFERENCE

Newdelhi:6/7/21:The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, accepted credentials from Ambassadors/High Commissioners of the Republic of Colombia, Uruguay, Jamaica and Republic of Armenia today (July 6, 2021) in a virtual ceremony. Those who presented their credentials were: 1.   H.E. Ms. Mariana Pacheco Montes, Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia 2.   H.E. Mr. Alberto Antonio Guani Amarilla, Ambassador of Uruguay 3.   H.E. Mr. Jason Keats Matthew Hall, ...

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Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan urged the Central PSUs to take the responsibility of administering 10 lakh Covid vaccine doses in July

Bhubaneswar: 6/7/21: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday urged the Central PSUs operating out of Odisha to take the responsibility of administering 10 lakh Covid vaccine doses in the month of July. Pradhan said this while virtually reviewing the vaccination drive in Odisha by the corporates. Officials from the Central ministries, PSUs, corporate houses, private hospitals and other organisations attended the ...

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OSRTC Bus Service Resumes In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) today resumed its bus service, which was closed due to the COVID-19 lockdown, in several areas of the state where plying of buses has been allowed by the government. Bus services have been allowed in 20 districts of Odisha– Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Kalahandi, Balangir, Nuapada, Sonepur, Ganjam, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Boudh, Koraput, ...

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First commercial shipment of Mishri variety of cherries from Kashmir exported to Dubai

Srinagar:6/7/21:In a step towards boosting horticultural crops exports, a first commercial shipment of Mishri variety of luscious cherries from Kashmir valley has been exported to Dubai from Srinagar.APEDA assisted the shipment of cherries to Dubai by MS Desai Agri-Food Private Limited, a venture company of MS Innoterra, Dubai. Prior to this shipment, a sample consignment was sent in the middle ...

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