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Regional Workshop on Export Promotion with Thrust on Quality for the Eastern and North East Region held at Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:8/12/21: The Regional Workshop on Export Promotion with Thrust on Quality for the Eastern and North East Region was organized on Wednesday in the State Convention Centre, Lokseva Bhawan, Bhubaneswar by MSME Department, Government of Odisha in collaboration with the Department of Commerce, Government of India.  Dr. M. Angamuthu, IAS, Chairman, APEDA, New Delhi is the coordinator of the workshop.  ...

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CDS Gen Bipin Rawat dies in air crash near Coonoor

Newdelhi:8/12/21:Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat has died in the air crash on Wednesday. Indian Air Force statement said General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 other persons on board have died in the unfortunate accident. An Indian Airforce helicopter Mi 17 V-5 carrying the Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat and thirteen others crashed in the ...

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Air version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully test-fired from Sukhoi 30 MK-I off Odisha coast

Chandipur(Balasore):8/11/21:Air version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired from the supersonic fighter aircraft Sukhoi 30 MK-I at 1030 hrs from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the coast of Odisha on December 08, 2021. In this copybook flight, the missile launched from the aircraft followed the pre-planned trajectory meeting all mission objectives. The launch is a major milestone in ...

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Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah Condoles The Tragic Loss of Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat in A Helicopter Accident

Newdelhi:8/12/21:The Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah expressed his condolences on the loss of the Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat in a helicopter accident in Tamil Nadu. Shri Amit Shah tweeted, “ A very sad day for the Nation as we have lost our Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat Ji in a ...

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Assamese poet Nilmani Phukan, Konkani writer Damodar Mauzo win Jnanpith Awards

Mauzo, writing in Konkani for over three decades, has many awards to his credit for his novels and short story collection. While Nilmani Phookan Jr is considered to be one of the pioneers of modern Assamese poetry Newdelhi:7/12/21:Well-known Konkani writer Damodar Mauzo from Goa, an outspoken critic of “right-wing terror” and Assamese poet Nilmani Phookan Jr were awarded the prestigious ...

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Logjam continued to prevail in the Odisha Assembly for the sixth consecutive day

Bhubaneswar:7/12/21: Logjam continued to prevail in the Odisha Assembly for the sixth consecutive day as both the opposition and ruling party members created a ruckus in the House leading to adjournment of proceedings till 4 p.m. As soon as the House assembled for the day at 10.30 a.m., opposition BJP and Congress members rushed to the Well holding placards and ...

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Atanu Bhowmik set for the post of Director in-charge of Rourkela Steel Plant

Rourkela: The Public Enterprises Selection Board on Tuesday recommended the name of Atanu Bhowmik for the post of Director in-charge of Rourkela Steel Plant, of the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). Bhowmik, who is currently posted as the Executive Director of SAIL’s Bokaro Steel Plant, has earlier worked with the RSP at senior positions. Prior to his posting as ED ...

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Proposal for metro train services in Odisha is under consideration.

Bhubaneswar:7/12/21: Odisha Housing & Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena on Tuesday informed the house that the proposal for metro train services in Odisha is under consideration. Replying to a written question of Congress MLA Taraprasad Bahinipati in the Odisha Assembly, the Minister said there is a need to carry out a feasibility study. Bahinipati had questioned that survey has been conducted ...

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

Bhubaneswar:7/12/21: As many as 46 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours. As per BMC, of the 46 COVID-19 positive cases, 15 are Quarantine Cases (linked with earlier positive cases) and 31 are Local Contact Cases. This apart, 105 persons have also recovered from the infection of Novel Coronavirus. ...

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Odisha Assembly passed a resolution to recommend the Centre to declare 1817 Paika Bidroha as India’s First War of Independence

Bhubaneswar:7/12/21: The Odisha Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution to recommend the Centre to declare 1817 Paika Bidroha as India’s First War of Independence against the British colonial rule. The resolution will be sent to the Union Government for due consideration. The move came after the Centre rejected the proposal of the state government to declare Paika rebellion as the first ...

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