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PM inaugurates AIIMS-like ayurveda institute

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday dedicated the All India Institute of Ayurveda, in New Delhi, to the nation.  Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister congratulated the gathering on the celebration of Dhanvantari Jayanti as Ayurveda Divas....

Odisha third most attractive live investments state: ASSOCHAM study

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is ranked third with over seven per cent share in total live investments worth over Rs 177 lakh crore attracted by different sectors from public and private sources across India as of FY17 with only Maharashtra (over...

Odisha tops DMF collection till Sept-end: Minister

Bhubaneswar: With total fund collection touching Rs 3,433.66 crore by September-end, Odisha has topped among all states in the country in terms of collection and utilisation of funds under the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) mandated under the amended Mines...

Diwali gift for university teachers: Centre okays pay hike

New Delhi: The Union government on Wednesday decided to implement the 7th Pay Commission benefits for teachers of central, state universities and aided colleges, giving a Diwali gift to the academic community. “Assistant and associate professors of 329 state universities...

Anupam Kher appointed as FTII chairman, replaces Gajendra Chauhan

New Delhi: Veteran cinestar Anupam Kher was on Wednesday appointed as chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. He succeeds Gajendra Chauhan. Kher, who has appeared in over 500 films is a recipient of the Padma...

One million children saved from fatal diseases: Lancet study

New Delhi: India has avoided about 1 million deaths of children under age five since 2005, owing to significant reductions in mortality from pneumonia, diarrhoea, neonatal infections and birth asphyxia/trauma, measles and tetanus, according to a study published in...
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Centre slashes excise duty on petrol, diesel by Rs 2/ litre

New Delhi: The Union Government on Tuesday decided to reduce the basic excise duty rate on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre with effect from Wednesday. This decision was taken to cushion the impact of rising...

3 senior IAS officers to assess damage in flood-hit districts

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday assigned three senior IAS officers the task of assessing damage in three flood-hit districts of the state. Home secretary Asit Tripathy will tour Rayagada district, while development commissioner and additional chief secretary...

Pension delivery in Odisha

Pension is a dignified means of sustenance for at least 44 lakh families in Odisha. If not absolute sustenance, it certainly adds to the livelihoods of as many individuals who could be senior citizens, widows or persons with disabilities....
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Inclement Weather In Kolkata; Two Flights Diverted To Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Inclement weather in Kolkata on Saturday evening forced the diversion of two flights to Biju Patnaik International airport here. The diverted flights included an...