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Action plan for price rise of essential commodities

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 20 May   

     To enable coordinated action to contain prices of essential food items, the Center has convened meeting of State Food Ministers on May 21st 2016 in New Delhi. The daylong meeting will be chaired by Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Sri Ram Vilas Paswan and will addressed by Union Agriculture Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh and Minister of State (I/C) for Commerce...


Voluntary retirement scheme package improved

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 18 May   

     The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to the proposal for offering an improved Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) package based on 2007 notional pay scales for the employees of Hindustan Vegetable Oils Corporation (HVOC). The Government assistance will be in the form of non-plan grant of approximately Rs.27.56 cror...


Site decided for National War Memorial

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 18 May   

  The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, was apprised of the decision taken by the Empowered Apex Steering Committee (EASC) that Princess Park Complex would be the suitable site for construction of the National War Museum. As regards the National War Memorial the same would be constructed at ‘C’ Hexagon of India Gate as approved by the Cabinet in its meeting held i...


Joint issue on UN Women HeForShe postage stamp

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 18 May   

     The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, was apprised of the joint issue of UN Women HeForShe postage stamp. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Department of Posts and United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) in February, 2016 for this purpose.  In this Joint issue, the stamps were printed in the form of sheetlet of 20 se-tenants and ...


15 day Swachh Office drive launched

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 16 May   

     A 15-day special ‘Swachh Office Drive’ for ensuring cleanliness at all Government offices across the country has been launched today as a intensive thematic campaign under Swachh Bharat Mission. Launching the drive here today, Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu planted a Neem sapling at Nirman Bhawan and inspected the building for about an hour for an on the spot assessmen...


112 villages electrified last week under DDUGJY

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 16 May   

     In view of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s address to nation, on Independence Day, Government of India has decided to electrify remaining 18,452 unelectrified villages within 1000 days i.e. by 01 st May, 2018.  The project has been taken on mission mode and strategy for electrification consists of squeezing the implementation schedule to 12 months and also dividing village electri...


Indian Warships Enter Manama (Bahrain) on a Four Day Visit

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 17 May   

     Indian Naval Ships Delhi, Tarkash and Deepak under the command of Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet, Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh, NM entered Manama today.  During the visit, the crew of IN ships will undertake professional interactions with the Royal Bahrain Naval Force (RBNF) pertaining to nuances of maritime operations, including means of combating maritime terrorism and piracy. In ad...


Paradip Port Sets New Coal Handling Record

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 17 May   

     The mechanized coal handling plant of Paradip Port has loaded a Panamax Vessel M.V Paola Bottiglieri on the 9.5.16 at a record time of 20:00 hrs. from berthing to de-berthing, for a quantity of 84,656 MT. This is an all time best Gross Productivity Rate of 4233 TPH(1,01,587 TPD) and Net Productivity Rate of 5084 TPH. The performance is at par with the International Coal Loading Ports of Au...


ସୁପ୍ରିମ କୋର୍ଟରେ ଆଉ ୪ ଜଣ ବିଚାରପତିଙ୍କ ନିଯୁକ୍ତି

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 12 May   

        ରାଷ୍ଟ୍ରପତି ସମ୍ବିଧାନର ଧାରା (୨) ଅନୁଚ୍ଛେଦ ୧୨୪ ଅନୁସାରେ ମଧ୍ୟପ୍ରଦେଶ ହାଇକୋର୍ଟର ମୁଖ୍ୟ ବିଚାରପତି ଶ୍ରୀ ଜଷ୍ଟିସ ଅଜୟ ମାନିକରାଓ ଖାନୱିଲକରଙ୍କୁ ସୁପ୍ରିମ କୋର୍ଟର ବିଚାରପତି ଭାବେ ନିଯୁକ୍ତି ପ୍ରଦାନ କରିଛନ୍ତି । ଏହି ଧାରା ଅନୁସାରେ ଆହ୍ଲାବାଦ ହାଇକୋର୍ଟର ମୁଖ୍ୟ ବିଚାରପତି ଡ. ଜଷ୍ଟିସ ଧନଞ୍ଜୟ ଯଶବନ୍ତ ଚନ୍ଦ୍ରଚୂଡଙ୍କୁ ସୁପ୍ରିମ କୋର୍ଟର ଅନ୍ୟତମ ବିଚାରପତି ଭାବେ ନିଯୁକ୍ତି ଦିଆଯାଇଛି । ସେହିଭଳି ଜଷ୍ଟିସ ଲାଭୁ ନାଗେଶ୍ୱର ରାଓ ଏବଂ କେରଳ ହାଇକୋର୍ଟର ମୁଖ୍ୟ ବିଚାର...


The President Confers Florence Nightingale Awards to 35 Nurses

UpdateNewsOdisha  - 12 May   

      The President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Florence Nightingale Awards to 35 nurses from across the country on the occasion of International Nurses Day at the Rashrapati Bhavan, here today, in the presence of Shri J P Nadda, Minister for Health and Family Welfare. The President congratulated the award winners and said that nurses play a vital role in all aspects of healthc...