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For the first time, Agri Exporters from the remote Districts of India connected to the international buyers from USA, the UAE, and Japan

Newdelhi:30/7/21:Under the Districts as Export Hubs initiative, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) under Department of Commerce in partnership with the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) and Invest India conducted a 2 Day Virtual Outreach Event connecting exporters from the Districts to the buyers outside India. Following the opening ceremony, a virtual trade fair was ...

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Union Health Minister digitally inaugurates Whole Genome Sequencing National Reference Laboratory

Newdelhi:30/7/21:Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri. Mansukh Mandaviya presided over the 112th Annual Day celebrations of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) along with Dr Bharati Pawar, MoS (HFW), here today.  At the event, the Union Health Minister virtually inaugurated the Whole Genome Sequencing National Reference Laboratory for Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and BSL 3 Laboratory along with a ...

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NFAI Acquires Rare Treasure of Over 450 Glass Slides of Early Telugu Cinema, from late 1930s to mid-1950s

Mumbai:30/7/21:In a major acquisition, the National Film Archive of India has added more than 450 glass slides of the films to its collection. These glass slides are an integral part of the early cinema viewing experience. Made by pressing a film positive between two thin glass squares, these slides were used for announcing new attractions before the commencement of a ...

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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation”s Mo Khata’ Demand increases in City

Bhubaneswar 29/7/21:Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has now 18 functional Micro Composting Centers (MCCs). The units are producing organic compost “Mo Khata” processed out of collected wet waste. As of now 11 metric tons of “Mo Khata” have been purchased by the customers. Three MCCs (for ward number 28, 29, 35 and 36) situated at NICCO Park have sold these two ...

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Effecting a reshuffle in the IAS cadre : Vishal Dev appointed as the Principal Secretary of Finance Department

Bhubaneswar:29/7/21: Effecting a reshuffle in the IAS cadre, Odisha Government today appointed Tourism Principal Secretary Vishal Dev as the Principal Secretary of Finance Department. Ashok Meena, who currently serves as the Principal Secretary of Finance Department, has been appointed as the Principal Secretary of Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Department. R Vineel Krishna, Special Secretary to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, ...

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NDRF DG Satya Narayan Pradhan Assumes Addl Charge As NCB DG

New Delhi:29/7/21: The Director General (DG) of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Satya Narayan Pradhan on Thursday assumed the additional charge as DG of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). Pradhan took the charge from Rakesh Asthana who took charge as Delhi Police Commissioner today. The senior IPS officer from Odisha was born in Patna, Bihar. He has served as Joint Secretary, Ministry ...

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Odisha Chief Minister today launched ‘One Nation, One Ration’ scheme across the State

Bhubaneswar:29/7/21: With an aim to strengthen the food security scheme Odisha Chief Minister today launched ‘One Nation, One Ration’ scheme across the State. As the scheme comes into effect, people of Odisha will be able to purchase essential commodities at public distribution shops outside the State. Residents of other States will be able to get the commodities in Odisha as well. ...

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India reiterates its commitment to fight climate change

By: K V VENKATASUBRAMANIAN, Senior Journalist In less than 100 days from now, world leaders are expected to gather in Glasgow in the United Kingdom to deliberate on measures to combat climate change. More than 190 world leaders are expected at the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP26. Hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, the conference ...

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Indian govt announces 27% reservation for other backward classes, 10% for economically weaker sections in medical education

Newdelhi:29/7/21:Under the visionary guidance of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has taken a historic and a landmark decision for providing 27% reservation for OBCs and 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in the All India Quota (AIQ) Scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate medical / dental courses (MBBS / MD / MS / ...

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India’s 14 Tiger Reserves get Global CA/TS recognition for good Tiger Conservatio

Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Bhupendra Yadav today said that Tiger Conservation is a symbol of conservation of forests and under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the approach of the Government of India has been an inclusive one integrating scientific & traditional knowledge along with people’s participation which is vital for the conservation of ...

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