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ECI holds a review meeting with CEOs of five states

Newdelhi:28/7/21:The Election Commission of India held a review meeting on advance planning for forthcoming elections with the Chief Electoral Officers of the five states namely Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, today at Nirvachan Sadan. The preliminary meetingheld was focussed on various thematic issues including Assured Minimum Facilities (AMF) at the polling stations, ease of registration arrangements for voter ...

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Chandrayaan-3 is likely to be launched during third quarter of 2022-Dr Jitendra Singh

Newdelhi:28/7/21:Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that Chandrayaan-3 is likely to be launched during third quarter of 2022 assuming normal work flow henceforth.  In a written reply to a question in the Lok sabha today, he said, ...

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PM interacts with representatives of religious and social organizations on Covid-19

Newdelhi:28/7/21:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi held an interaction with representatives of religious and social organizations to discuss the Covid-19 situation earlier today via video conferencing. Prime Minister said that the interaction is yet another example of society and government working together for the benefit of the country. He appreciated the work done by these organizations towards meeting the challenges posed ...

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Newdelhi:28/7/21:U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier today. Secretary Blinken conveyed greetings of President Biden and Vice President Harris to the Prime Minister. He briefed Prime Minister on his fruitful exchanges with EAM and NSA earlier in the day and expressed strong commitment to further deepen India US strategic relations in various sectors including ...

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Odisha Government has decided to withdraw its decision to shift the iconic horse statue at Master Canteen square

Bhubaneswar:27/7/21:Bowing to controversies and criticism from several quarters, the Odisha Government has decided to withdraw its decision to shift the iconic horse statue at Master Canteen square in Bhubaneswar, on Tuesday. Commissioner, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Sanjay Singh informed about the change in plans and said it has been decided at the ‘Government level’. Earlier last month, the Bhubaneswar Smart ...

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276 Dengue Cases Identified In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:27/7/21: A total of 276 dengue patients were identified in Bhubaneswar by yesterday out of a total of 427 identified so far in the State, informed Director of Public Health Dr. Niranjan Mishra. Mishra said that dengue is a disease caused by dengue viruses transmitted through the Aedes mosquito. “Once parasite load has increased in a place it will remain ...

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Ranihat High School which was set up in 1926 now has an e-Library for students and teachers

Cuttack: 27/7/21:The iconic Ranihat High School which was set up in 1926 now has an e-Library for students and teachers. The e-Library was set up with funds arranged under ‘Mo School’ initiative of the State Government. Former student of the Ranihat High School, Ishwar Chandra’s daughter Namrata Patnaik sponsored the funds on behalf of her father. The contribution was one ...

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Government of India has decided to revive Talcher unit of Fertilizer Corporation of India Ltd

Newdelhi:27/7/21:The government of India has decided to revive Talcher unit of Fertilizer Corporation of India Ltd (FCIL) by setting up an Ammonia Urea plant of 12.7 Lakh Metric Tonne per annum capacity by forming a Joint venture Company (JV) of nominated PSUs i.e. Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL), Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd (RCF), Coal India Ltd (CIL) and ...

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There has been a decrease in the Naxal activities/ Left Wing Extremism (LWE) activities in the country in last three years

Newdelhi:27/7/21:There has been a decrease in the Naxal activities/ Left Wing Extremism (LWE) activities in the country in last three years.  Details of State-wise LWE violence incidents and property damaged during the last three years are as below: State 2018 2019 2020 Incidents Deaths Incidents Deaths Incidents Deaths Andhra Pradesh 12 3 18 5 12 4 Bihar 59 15 62 ...

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PM expresses happiness on UNESCO declaring Dholavira a World Heritage site

Newdelhi27/7/21:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed happiness on UNESCO declaring Dholavira, Harappan city in India a World Heritage site. He also said that It is a must-visit, especially for those interested in history, culture, and archaeology. Reacting to a tweet by UNESCO, the Prime Minister, in a series of tweets said; “Absolutely delighted by this news. Dholavira was ...

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