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Virtual Event on UNESCO-IOC Tsunami Ready Recognition to Odisha Communities


New Delhi:6/8/20:It has been observed that when people at tsunami risk receive accurate warnings in a timely manner, they can take life-saving actions, reduce losses and speed up the response. Through the continuous effort of scientists and emergency management officers, there has been a substantial improvement in tsunami warnings and timelines by deploying better sensors, accurate models and concurrent multiple ...

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Annual five-day Haj pilgrimage commences today in Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia:29/7/20: The annual five-day Haj pilgrimage commences today in Saudi Arabia on a drastically reduced scale due to coronavirus pandemic globally. Only about 1,000 Muslims begin their journey from the holy city of Mecca to assemble in Mina. 30% of them will be Saudi citizens while the remaining seventy percent will be foreign nationals who live in Saudi Arabia. ...

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Ms. Archana Soreng from Odisha inducted By UN Chief To New Climate Change Advisory Group


Bhubaneswar29/7/20:: Ms. Archana Soreng from Odisha’s Sundergarh district has been selected as one amongst seven members of Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change established by the Secretary-General of United Nations as a part of UN Youth Strategy. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday congratulated Archana Soreng for being chosen in UN Secretary-General’s Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change.“Glad to see ...

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Indian Railways hands over 10 Broad Gauge Locomotives to Bangladesh

The Union Minister for External Affairs, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and the Union Minister for Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal virtually handing over 10 Broad Gauge Locomotives to Bangladesh, at a ceremony, in New Delhi on July 27, 2020.

New Delhi:27/7/20: In a handing over ceremony held today, 10 Broad Gauge (BG) locomotives were virtually flagged off to Bangladesh by the External Affairs Minister, Dr. S. Jaishankar and the Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal. The event was also attended by the Minister of State for Railways, Shri Suresh C. Angadi. From the Bangladesh end, ...

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PM Modi calls for reforming the global multilateralism system to enhance its relevance

**EDS: TWITTER IMAGE POSTED BY @BJP4India ON FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2020** New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the High-Level Segment of ECOSOC via video conferencing, in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)(PTI17-07-2020_000207B)

Newdelhi:18/7/20:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a reformed multilateralism with a reformed United Nations at its centre. He said the reformed multilateralism in a post-COVID-19 world should reflect the realities of the contemporary world. Mr. Modi was delivering a virtual keynote address at this year’s High-Level Segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) session last night. ...

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Ratha Tonanew

California:7/7/20: Fremont Hindu Temple, the first abode of Lord Jagannath in Bay Area, California, USA, hosted the annual Ratha and Bahuda Yatra on Saturday, June 27 and July 4, consecutively. The holy festival usually attracts thousands of devotees. This year, however, owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the Ratha Yatra was held in a restricted manner with a limited number of ...

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Government of India banned 59 mobile apps including TIKTOK

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New Delhi:29/6/20: The Government of India today banned 59 mobile apps. The government said these apps “are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order”. The list of 59 apps include TikTok, UC Browser, Baidu Map, UC Browser, Likee, Cam Scanner and Clean Master-Cheetah mobile. The Ministry of Information Technology, invoking it’s power ...

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Dr. Adyasha Das releases poetry anthology with a unique theme – “The Yogini Poems: Love and Life “


Bhubaneswar:29/6/20:Dr. Adyasha Das, well-known poet from Odisha has released her fourth book of poems, “The Yogini Poems: Love and Life”, based on the Chausathi Yoginis of Hirapur. Her first non-fiction book on the Yoginis , “The Chausathi Yoginis of Hirapur: from Tantra toTourism” went on to earn the tag of Amazon Bestseller and remained among the top ten for four ...

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Micheal Martin Becomes Ireland’s Prime Minister


London:27/6/20:Centrist politician Micheal Martin became Ireland’s prime minster Saturday, fusing two longtime rival parties into a coalition four months after an election that upended the status quo. The deal will see Martin’s Fianna Fail govern with Fine Gael — the party of outgoing leader Leo Varadkar —and with the smaller Green Party.  Fianna Fail and Fine Gael, bitter opponents whose ...

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The Indian Tri-Service contingent taking part in the Victory Day Parade at Red Square to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of victory of Soviet people in the great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, in Moscow on June 24, 2020.

Moscow:24/6/20: Russia is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the victory of the then Soviet People in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. Indian Armed Forces contingent participated in the Victory Day Parade at Red Square Moscow on 24 Jun 2020. The Tri-Service contingent of the Indian Armed Forces comprised of 75 all ranks and marched along with contingents of Russian Armed ...

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