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Bhubaneswar venue of 26th National Children’s Science Congress (NCSC)

The 26th National Children’s Science Congress (NCSC) has been inaugurated by the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on December 27, 2018. Over 800 school students across the country including differently-abled children, students from 10 ASEAN & 5 Gulf countries are expected to attend the five-day Congress. NCSC ..

Virudhunagar district in Tamil Nadu ranked at NITI Aayog’s Second Delta Ranking of Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP)

On December 27, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant released the Second Delta Ranking of the Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP). The ranking details the incremental progress achieved by the districts during June to October in 2018 across six key development sectors. Virudhunagar district in Tamil Nadu has shown the most improvement overall, followed by Nuapada district ..

Belgium wins 2018 men’s Hockey World Cup

In Hockey, Belgium has claimed their first ever World Cup title. They defeated Netherlands 3-2 in a dramatic shoot-out in the final of the 14th edition of Men’s World Cup 2018 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on December 16. Both the teams, goalless at full time, were at level 2-2 after five penalties. ..

ADB to provide loan for skill development in Odisha

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a $85 million loan to improve skill development eco-system in Odisha and establish an advanced skill training centre at Bhubaneswar. The project will help over 1.5 lakh people learn skills in priority sectors, including manufacturing, construction and services for formal employment. The World Skill Centre (WSC) at Bhubaneswar ..

A R Rahman composes Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup-2018 anthem

Recently, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik released the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup-2018 anthem in the presence of music director A R Rahman here who has composed the music for it. The lyrics for the Hockey World Cup anthem ‘Jai Hind, Jai India’ have been penned by well known lyricist Gulzar. The 14th edition of the ..

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 ..

News Today; November 2, 2018

Here are the main headlines for current Events of November 2, 2018. National Current Events SC allows use of 5 more documents by claimants for the draft Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC), extends deadline to Dec 15 The Supreme Court extended the deadline for filing claims of people whose names were not included in ..

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 ..