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Textiles Committee, Ministry of Textiles signs MoUwith M/s Nissenken Quality Evaluation Centre

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Newdelhi:27/1/21: A formal Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony was held between the Textiles Committee, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India and M/s. Nissenken Quality Evaluation Centre Japan,  through video, conferencing here today. The Union Cabinet chaired by Hon’ble Prime Minister in its meeting held on 2nd September 2020 had given the approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)  ...

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Cabinet approved Minimum Support Price of Copra for 2021 season

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Newdelhi:27/1/21:The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of copra for 2021 season. The MSP for Fair Average Quality (FAQ) of milling copra has been increased,by Rs.375/-, to Rs. 10335/- per quintal for 2021 season from Rs. 9960/- per quintal in 2020. The MSP for ...

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PM chairs 35th PRAGATI interaction

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Newdelhi:27/1/21:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today chaired the meeting of 35th edition of PRAGATI, the ICT based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation, involving Central and State governments. In the meeting, ten agenda items were taken for review including nine projects and one program. Among the nine projects, three projects were from the Ministry of Railways, three from ...

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Wildlife divisions revealed the presence of 20.40 lakh birds including the migratory species, surpassing the previous year’s count

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Bhubaneswar: 27/1/21:The observation during the mid-winter census of the avian species across all forest divisions in Odisha is certain to bring smiles to the faces of bird lovers and ornithologists. The survey conducted by wildlife divisions this month revealed the presence of 20.40 lakh birds including the migratory species, surpassing the previous year’s count of 16.76 lakh birds. The bird ...

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Home Ministry issues new COVID-19 guidelines to be effective from 1st February

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Newdelhi:27/1/21:The Ministry of Home Affairs today issued new Guidelines for Surveillance, Containment, and Caution of COVID-19. The guidelines will be effective from 1st of February and will remain in force up to the 28th of February. The main focus of the Guidelines is to consolidate the substantial gains that have been achieved against COVID-19 over the last four months. The ...

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India signs framework for Strategic Partnership with International Energy Agency members

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Newdelhi:27/1/21; India and International Energy Agency members have signed the framework for Strategic Partnership today to strengthen mutual trust and cooperation and enhance global energy security, stability, and sustainability. This partnership will lead to an extensive exchange of knowledge and would be a stepping stone towards India becoming a full member of the International Energy Agency (IEA). The Ministry of ...

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“Gopapura” depicts man’s sense of determination and courage to transcend obstacles: Ramachandra Behera

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This interview was published in our news portal n Interviews on  April 30, 2018, Here we  reproduced it as Ramachandra Behera awarded   Atibadi Jagannath Das  saman 2020 which is the highest honor by Odisha Sahitya Akademi Born in Odisha, Ramachandra Behera is one among the few writers known for his literary works which depict ‘the slice of life’ in its natural form. A ...

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Eminent writer Ramchandra Behera will be honoured with the prestigious Atibadi Jagannath Das Award-2020

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Bhubaneswar:27/1/21: Eminent writer Ramchandra Behera will be honoured with the prestigious Atibadi Jagannath Das Award-2020 by the Odisha Sahitya Akademi. The award was announced by the Odisha Sahitya Akademi in its executive council meeting held today. In the meeting which was chaired by the Akademi president Harihar Mishra, the decision was taken unanimously to honour Ramchandra Behera with the highest ...

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Dr.Adyasha Das’s “The Sacred World of Temples” launched

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Dublin Ohio:27/1/21  The eminent publishing house, Black Eagle Books, based at Dublin Ohio, USA has announced a new book by author Dr.Adyasha Das “The Sacred World of Temples”.This book is a collection of the author’s reflections of her travels to different temples and temple towns over time in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Egypt, etc. The author has attempted ...

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IIT BHUBANESWAR CELEBRATES REPUBLIC DAY WITH PATRIOTIC FERVOUR AMIDST THE PANDEMIC

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Bhubaneswar:27/1/21: IIT Bhubaneswar celebrated the 72nd Republic Day in the Institute with patriotic fervour. The function started with unfurling of the National Flag followed by a review of the parade by Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar reminded that Republic Day commemorates the adoption of Constitution of India which ...

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