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News Today: November 9, 2018

Here are the main current events of November 9, 2018. National Current Events Union Cabinet approves approved setting up of a Central Tribal University in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh ‘Central Tribal University’ will be set up in Andhra Pradesh under the Thirteenth Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014 and amendments in Central ..

News Today: November 3, 2018

Here are the main headlines for current Events of November 3, 2018. National Current Events Justices Hemant Gupta, R. Subhash Reddy, Mukesh Kumar Rasikbhai Shah and Ajay Rastogi sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court The president accepted Supreme Court’s collegium recommendations of justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, M R Shah and Ajay ..

Tata Steel named as Official Partner of FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018

Steel manufacturing giant Tata Steel has been named as an official partner of the 14th edition of the FIH men’s hockey World Cup 2018 to continue their efforts of promoting development through sports across the country. The tournament is scheduled to be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from November 28 to December ..

Olly official mascot of 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup

The 14th edition of the Men’s Hockey World Cup will be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from 28 November to 16 December, 2018. Turtle Olly has been declared as the official mascot of 2018 tournament at the Puri sea beach in Odisha. Alongside the promotion of the event, the mascot aims to raise ..

Freedom fighter Goura Chandra Mohapatra passes away

Goura Chandra Mohapatra (104), the veteran freedom fighter, educationist and social reformer, has passed away in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on September 11, 2018. He actively participated in the freedom movement and jailed during Quit India Movement in 1942. He dedicated his entire life for promotion of Gandhian values and for social upliftment. Mohapatra was the son ..

Odisha government launches a 360 degree nation-wide publicity campaign publicity campaign for 2018 men’s hockey World Cup

The Government of Odisha has launched a 360 degree nation-wide publicity campaign “Heartbeats for Hockey” to attract fans for 2018 men’s hockey World Cup. The movement attempts to get India behind the game by way of music, entertainment, fashion, pure sport and panel discussions. Each time anyone holds the custom-made hockey stick, named ‘Heart Beat’, ..

S B Behera committee set up by Odisha government for development of Odia film industry

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has set up a ministerial committee to prepare a draft policy for the development of Odia film industry. The committee will also examine different problems being faced by the Odia cinema industry and recommend measures for renovation of the Kalinga Studio, located on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. The committee, headed ..

India’s first greenfield skill training centre proposed to come up in Odisha

India’s first greenfield skill training centre will come up at Baranga near Bhubaneswar in Odisha. For this, the Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan laid the foundation stone of NSTI Bhubaneswar on July 16. The aim of the state-of-the-art institute will be to impart training to the trainers & create a skill-based ..