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Mother tongue as the medium of instruction will instil confidence in the students from poor, rural and tribal background: PM

Newdelhi:29/7/21:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed policy makers in the domain of education and skill development, students and teachers, across the country via video conferencing, to mark the completion of one year of reforms under the National Education Policy 2020. He also launched multiple initiatives in the education sector. Congratulating the countrymen and students for New Education Policy completing ...

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Government of India awarded 11 cities including Bhubaneswar with the prestigious title of being India’s Top 11 Cycling Pioneers

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar:28/7/21: The Government of India awarded 11 cities including Bhubaneswar with the prestigious title of being India’s Top 11 Cycling Pioneers. The award marks the start of the next stage of the first season of India Cycles4Change Challenge where 107 cities across the country came together to test, learn, and scale up different cycling-friendly initiatives, kickstarting India’s cycling revolution. From ...

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Odia film ‘Maa ra Mamata’ is all set to release soon.

Bhubaneswar:28/7/21 Odia film ‘Maa ra Mamata’ starring Anu Choudhury and Sritam Das is all set to release soon. Actor Shritam has shared some pictures of the film on social media After working together in three movies Gare Sindura Dhare Luha, Baji, and Sabata Maa, both of them will come together in director Chandi Parija’s ‘Maa ra Mamata.’ This film also ...

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Odisha Chief secretary and 5T secy visited Koraput and Nabarangpur districts

Koraput/ Nabarangpur:28/7/21:As per the direction of CM Shri Naveen Patnaik, Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra and Odisha 5T Secretary VK Pandian along with senior officials visited Koraput and Nabarangpur districts, to review preparedness for a possible 3rd wave of COVID19 and the progress of various development projects. The officials directed the completion of PSA and LMO Plant projects in the districts ...

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NABARD has sanctioned Rs 356 crore to the Odisha government for construction of 35 bridges.

Bhubaneswar:28/7/21:The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on Wednesday has sanctioned Rs 356 crore to the Odisha government for construction of 35 bridges. The assistance has been sanctioned under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for construction of 35 bridge projects covering 17 districts in the State, said Odisha Region NABARD’s chief general manager, C. Udayabhaskar, in a statement. ...

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Construction of Habisiali Bhawan with dormitory accommodation in Puri is nearing completion

Puri:28/7/21: The construction of Habisiali Bhawan with dormitory accommodation in Puri is nearing completion, informed district administration officials. It has the capacity to accommodate over 1200 ‘Habisialis’ (elderly widow devotees who observe Kartik Brata at Sri Jagannath temple during the holy Hindu month of Kartik) Officials said that it will provide affordable accommodation facilities at minimal cost for devotees, visiting ...

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Noted litterateur Ramchandra Behera was conferred with the prestigious Atibadi Jagannath Das Award

Bhubaneswar:28/7/21:o Noted litterateur Ramchandra Behera was n Wednesday conferred with the prestigious Atibadi Jagannath Das Award, the highest literary award of the Odisha Sahitya Akademi. Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi, Minister for Odia Language Literature & Culture Department and Tourism, presented the award to Behera along with a prize amount of Rs 5 lakh at a special function held here today. Apart from Behera, 15 ...

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Parliament Passes Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill 2021

Newdelhi:28/7/21:The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2021, which seeks to amend the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015, was passed in the Rajya Sabha, today. The bill was introduced in the Parliament by the Government in the Budget session this year. It was passed in Lok Sabha on 24.03.2021. While introducing the bill, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Union ...

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‘Space Tourism: The Next Frontier’

The Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai in association with the Aeronautical Society of India, Mumbai Branch organised an online lecture on ‘Space Tourism: The Next Frontier’ on 27th July 2021. Dr. Punita Masrani, Aerospace Medicine Specialist, V. M. Medical Centre, Mumbai discussed various aspects of the commercial space travel in the lecture. The concept of Space tourism or commercial space travel ...

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Union Agriculture Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar addresses the Pre-Summit of United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021

Newdelhi:28/7/21:Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar virtually delivered the Ministerial Statement in the Pre-Summit of United Nations Food System Summit 2021 today. In the statement, the Minister emphasized the importance of Agriculture in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 as 12 out of 17 SDGs are directly dependent on agriculture. He said that agriculture ...

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