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Long range surface-to-air Barak-8 missile successfully test fired

India and Israel jointly developed most advanced long range surface-to-air missile (LR-SAM)  Barak-8 was successfully test fired off the Odisha coast. The missile was test fired from a mobile launcher at the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur in Balasore district in Odisha. About Barak-8 missile Barak-8 (Lightning 8 in Hebrew) is long-range nuclear capable missile, ..

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Haryana wins Best Horticulture State award

Haryana has won ‘Best Horticulture State’ award of the Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA). The award was bestowed upon the state for its concerted efforts made to increase the income of the farmers in horticulture. The award was received by Haryana Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar at two-day 9th Agricultural Leadership Summit 2016 that ..

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President gives assent to the Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014

President Pranab Mukherjee has given assent to the Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 as per Article 368 of the Constitution. With the assent, bill becomes law and opens road to roll out a new indirect tax regime and gives way for the concept of one nation, one tax. What is GST? The GST is ..

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Odisha Government launches Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana

The Odisha Government has launched the Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana (BKRY) for the development of girls in three districts of the state. The scheme was launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and will be implemented in Ganjam, Dhenkanal and Angul districts on a pilot basis for three years. Key features of scheme The objective the ..

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India’s first international conference on cooking gas begins in Odisha

India’s first international conference on cooking gas has started in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The 2-day conference was inaugurated by Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu. It was also attended by Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Key Facts The conference has been organised by state-owned petroleum companies. It will deliberate on the need for an LPG-enabled ..

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