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Take edu responsibility of child born to rape victim, HC tells Govt

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | PTI | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

The Punjab & Haryana High Court has directed the Haryana Government to take the responsibility of school education of a child born to a gang-rape victim. Justice Rakesh Kumar Jain, in his order on August 9, directed the Administration of Justice Department to ensure free education of the child till...

Chanakya IAS opens branch

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Chanakya IAS is all set to start its operation in Bhubaneswar. Addressing a Press meet here, In-charge and Marketing head of the institute Sudipto Chatterjee said Odisha has no dearth of academic talents but quality guidance is not available in the State. Suman Saurav Mohanty, (All India Rank-9, CSE-2016)...

Police on toes ahead of court verdict on Dera chief

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) BS Sandhu on Saturday said the police are "fully alert and capable" to deal with any kind of situation that may arise after the court verdict on Dera Sacha Sauda head on August 25. Talking to reporters in Sirsa, he directed the police officers to...

Closure notice slapped on Visa Steel plant

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | PNS | JAJUR | in Bhubaneswar

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has recently issued a closure notice to the Visa Steel plant at Kalinganagar of Jajpur for polluting the air and water in the villages near the plant. The OSPCB , in its notice issued on August 18, has asked the plant to...

Life Insurance agents’ conf held in B’pur

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | PNS | BRAHMPUR | in Bhubaneswar

A two-day national level seminar of the Life Insurance Agents’ Federation of India (LIAFI) began here on Saturday. The seminar is being hosted by the LIAFI, Brahmapur division under active guidance of secretary Rmesh Chandra Bal and LIAFI member Pradeep Kumar Mahakud. On the inaugural day, LIAFI president Debi Shankar...

‘Govt has sops for plastic waste mgmt startups’

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in collaboration with the State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB), Odisha, organised a conference on "Plastic Waste Management-Environmental Concern and Entrepreneurship Development" on Saturday here. Additional Chief Secretary, MSME LN Gupta focussed on reduction, recycling and re-usage of plastic waste in the state. He further urged...

No Secretariat file written in Odia

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Bhasa Suraksha Sammilani for the last five years is holding agitation across the State for implementation of the Odisha Official Language Act 1954 and extensive use of Odia in the fields of administration, judiciary, Assembly and business. The State Government on pressure from 4 crore Odias on May 21, 2016...

OSOU Jajpur branch meet held

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | PNS | JAJPUR ROAD | in Bhubaneswar

The Induction meeting of the Odisha State Open University, OSOU, Sambalpur was held on Saturday at the VN Autonomous College here. Coordinator of OSOU for VN College centre Dr Muktikanta Mohanty presided while Principal of the college Prof Hemanta Kumar Rout delivered welcome speech. Vice-Principal Sachidananda Tripathy told about the OSOU....

Himachal CS directs to keep Shimla-Parwanoo NH through during apple season

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | PNS | Shimla | in Chandigarh

Himachal Chief Secretary VC Pharka on Saturday directed the national highway authority to keep Shimla-Parwanoo highway open round the clock, keeping in view the ongoing apple season in the State. In the backdrop of the four laning of the highway, he directed the officials to take into consideration the topography and...

MR vaccine drive to cover 18L children in Himachal

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | PNS | Shimla | in Chandigarh

Around 18.6 lakh children in Himachal Pradesh would be covered under the single shot Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccine campaign, officials said on Saturday. The Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination was added to India’s Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) in February. The vaccine replaces the two doses of measles vaccines given at 9-12 months and...



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