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World Bank inks agreement project to support smallholder farmers in Odisha

The Government of India (GoI), Government of Odisha and the World Bank have recently signed a US$165 million loan agreement to support 125,000 smallholder farmers from 15 districts of  the state. The project will strengthen the resilience of smallholder farmers against adverse climate by improving access to resilient seed varieties and production technologies, diversifying towards ..

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Indian Army decides to conduct exercise codenamed ‘Sindhu Sudarshan’

The Indian Army has decided to conduct exercise codenamed ‘Sindhu Sudarshan’ in the deserts of Rajasthan from Nov 29 to Dec 4. The purpose of the exercise is to evaluate the capability of the defence services to strike deep into enemy territory in an integrated air-land battle. Over 40,000 troops will participate in an all-arms ..

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Nuclear Energy Conclave 2019 held in New Delhi

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has inaugurated the 11th Edition of Nuclear Energy Conclave 2019 in New Delhi. The theme of the Conclave: “Economics of Nuclear Power- Innovation towards Safer & Cost-Effective Technologies”. It was organized by India Energy Forum (IEF).

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Debayan Saha invents PM 2.5 device to curb air pollution

Debayan Saha, a mechanical engineering graduate from IIT Kharagpur, has invented a device called “PM 2.5” which he claimed when fitted near the silencer pipe in vehicles will curb air pollution. The technology developed by him uses a combination of electric energy and wave energy to influence the pollutants like PM 2.5 such that they ..

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2019 edition of International Day for Eradication of Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is celebrated every year on October 17 for eradication of poverty. The day also reflects the willingness of people living in poverty to use their expertise to contribute to the eradication of povertyThe 2019 theme is “Acting Together to Empower Children, their Families and Communities to End Poverty”.

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