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CBFC CEO Ravinder Bhakar is new head of NFDC, Films Division and CFSI

Newdelhi:13/12/21:CEO of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Ravinder Bhakar assumed charge of National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), Films Division, and Children Films Society of India (CFSI) today, 13th December 2021. This is consequent to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting’s order last Friday, appointing him as Managing Director (MD) of NFDC, Director General (DG) of Films Division, and CEO ...

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Zero Budget Natural Farming identified as a promising tool to increase income of farmers

Newdelhi:13/1`2/21:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will address the valedictory session of the National Summit on Agro and Food Processing on 16th December 2021 from 11 AM in which detailed contours of Natural Farming shall be presented. This summit is being organised as part of the Pre-event Vibrant Gujarat Summit to be held in Anand, Gujarat from 14th to 16th December 2021. This ...

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Veteran Ollywood Actor Mihir Das Critical

Cuttack:11/12/21:Veteran Odia cine actor Mihir Das who was admitted to a private hospital in Cuttack three days ago, is stated to be critical. However, the good news is that he is responding well to treatment, family sources said. The actor who has been suffering from kidney ailments for the past few years is on ventilator support and the dialysis is ...

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Odisha government on Saturday extended the distribution of rice to the beneficiaries covered under State Food Security Scheme

Bhubaneswar:11/12/21: The Odisha government on Saturday extended the distribution of rice to the beneficiaries covered under the State Food Security Scheme (SFSS) by four months. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has directed to extend distribution of additional 5 kg of rice per head free of cost to beneficiaries of SFSS for four months, said a statement released by the Chief Minister’s ...

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Sarala Yuva Puraskar has been conferred to Mahima Sethi by the Sarala Sahitya Sansad

Bhubaneswar:11/12/21: Sarala Yuva Puraskar has been conferred to Mahima Sethi by the Sarala Sahitya Sansad at Cuttack today in a ceremonial function. This prize includes one citation, 25 thousand cash, and a shawl. A seminar was also organized to review the recently published English Poetry Book “Ink From Night Skies”. Chief Guest Prof. Rajendra Prasad Mohanty in his address after ...

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Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, won the design excellence award for its Light Commercial Vehicle “Bada Dost”

Chennai:11/12/21: Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, won the design excellence award for its Light Commercial Vehicle “Bada Dost” in the CII Design Excellence Awards under the category of ‘Mobility Design: Four wheelers commercial vehicle’. Instituted by CII, the CII Design Excellence Awards acknowledge and celebrate Indian design and innovation. They strive to create new paradigms of design in ...

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122 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

Bhubaneswar:11/12/21: As many as 122 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours. As per BMC, of the 122 COVID-19 positive cases, 21 are Quarantine Cases (linked with earlier positive cases) and 101 are Local Contact Cases. This apart, 94 persons have also recovered from the infection of Novel Coronavirus. ...

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Mortal remains of the Indian Air Force (IAF) officer Rana Pratap Das were consigned to flames with full state honours

Angul :11/12/21: The last rites of Odia Jawan and Indian Air Force (IAF) Junior Warrant Officer Rana Pratap Das was performed with full military honours, including 21 gun salutes, at Krushnachandrapur in Angul district on Saturday. Before that, a pal of gloom descended the village when the mortal remains of Das reached Talcher at around 3.30 pm. Subsequently, it was ...

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GEN. Rawat was an extraordinary military leader, and his death creates a void that cannot be filled: President Kovind

Dehradun :11/12/21: Gen. Bipin Rawat was an extraordinary military leader, and his death creates a void that cannot be filled, said the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind. He was speaking on the occasion of the review of the Passing Out Parade of the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun today (December 11, 2021). The President said that we gathered ...

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DRDO & Indian Air Force successfully flight-test indigenous Stand-Off Anti-Tank Missile

Pokhran:11/12/21: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Air Force (IAF) flight-tested the indigenously designed and developed Helicopter launched Stand-off Anti-tank (SANT) Missile from Pokhran ranges on December 11, 2021. The flight test was successful in meeting all its mission objectives. The release mechanism, advanced guidance and tracking algorithms, all avionics with integrated software, performed satisfactorily and tracking systems ...

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