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Railway Minister Aswini Vaishnaw has reviewed the implementation and status of the ongoing railway projects in Odisha

Bhubaneswar15/7/21:: The new Railway Minister, Aswini Vaishnaw has reviewed the implementation and status of the ongoing railway projects in Odisha. The Minister who was elected to the Rajya Sabha from the State had discussed with senior officials of his ministry regarding the pending works in Odisha. Sources said Khurdha-Bolangir railway line was a key subject in his review meeting. Vaishnaw ...

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Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh Holds First-Ever Joint Meeting of all Science Ministries and Departments

Newdelhi:14/7/21: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 today called upon the scientists of different Ministries and Departments to further enhance collaboration in the field of Research & Development so that our dependence on imports can be reduced considerably. ...

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Nominations for Padma Awards-2022 open till 15th September, 2021

Newdelhi:14/7/21:Online nominations/recommendations for the Padma Awards (Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri) to be announced on the occasion of Republic Day, 2022 is on. The last date for nominations for Padma Awards is 15th September 2021. The nominations/recommendations for Padma Awards will be received online only on the Padma Awards portal https://padmaawards.gov.in . Instituted in 1954, these Awards are announced on ...

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Cabinet approves increase in Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief

Newdelhi:14/7/21:The Cabinet Committee chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today has approved increase the Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to pensioners with effect from 01.07.2021 to 28% representing an increase of 11% over the existing rate of 17% of the Basic Pay/Pension. In view of the unprecedented situation which arose due to the ...

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PM Modi chairs in-person Union Cabinet meeting after more than a year

Newdelhi:14/7/21:Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the first Union Cabinet meet today, the first physical meeting in almost a year. The meeting which started at 11 am will witness the Cabinet come together for an offline gathering for the first time since April of last year when the coronavirus pandemic started. The Union Cabinet has been meeting regularly since April via ...

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PM interacts with Indian athletes’ contingent bound for Tokyo Olympics

Newdelhi:13/7/21:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi interacted with Indian athletes’ contingent bound for Tokyo Olympics today through video conference. The interaction by the Prime Minister is an endeavour to motivate the athletes ahead of their participation at the games. Shri Anurag Thakur, Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports; Shri Nisith Pramanik, MoS Youth Affairs and Sports and Shri Kiren Rijiju, Law ...

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BrahMos supersonic cruise missile failed to take off during a test firing

Balasore:132/7/21:The BrahMos supersonic cruise missile failed to take off during a test firing carried out on July 12 off the Odisha coast. The missile was test-fired from Chandipur Integrated Test Range (ITR) launch pad-5 in Balasore. Developed by Brahmos Aerospace, the missile can strike targets 450 km away. The missile fell off “very shortly” after the launch this morning, as ...

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More than 39.46 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

Newdelhi:13/7/21:The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced on 21st June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advanced visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them and ...

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PM interacts with Chief Ministers of the North-Eastern states on COVID-19 situation

Newdelhi:13/7/91:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today interacted with Chief Ministers of the North-Eastern states on COVID-19 situation. The interaction was attended by the Chief Ministers of Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Assam. The Chief Ministers thanked the Prime Minister for timely action in handling the Covid pandemic. They appreciated his special care and concern for ...

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RV University,Bengaluru has established first world-class School of Liberal Arts and Sciences with Dean from Odisha

Bengaluru:12/7/21: The RV University,Bengaluru has established a world-class School of Liberal Arts and Sciences  under the leadership of Prof. (Dr.) Piyush Roy, a National Film Award-winning critic-columnist, internationally published author, curator, poet, filmmaker, and professor in film and media studies. This School offers three-year B.A.(Hons.) degree with majors in Film Studies, Performing Arts, History, Indology, Philosophy and Ethics, Literature and ...

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