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All India Police Judo Cluster Championship 2019 began in New Delhi

The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai inaugurated the 4th edition of the All India Police Judo Cluster Championship on Friday 3rd January 2020 at New Delhi. The sporting event will conclude next Tuesday, 7th January 2020 is organized by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). Previous editions of the cluster have ..

QRSAM successfully flight-tested from ITR Chandipur

Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) was successfully flight-tested from the Integrated Test Range(ITR), Chandipur located in the Baleswar district of Odisha on Monday, December 23, 2019. The Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile’s technology is being developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) and is being manufactured in India by the Defense ..

‘Nagpur Resolution’ adopted for Good Governance

During a two-day regional conference organized by the Government of India’s Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances(DARPG) at Nagpur, the ‘Nagpur Resolution – A holistic approach for empowering citizens’ was unanimously adopted. The Nagpur Resolution adopted for good governance is the third such resolution adopted in the country after Shillong Declaration and Jammu Resolution. ..

Odisha CM launches ‘Jal Sathi’ initiative

The Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik launched the initiative ‘Jal Sathi’ on Wednesday, 18th December 2019 under which for consumer management and water distribution, women from self-help groups(SHGs) will be employed that will also lead to women empowerment in the state. The Chief Minister at the launch event said that the initiative will provide ..

Pinaka MK-II Rocket successfully flight-tested

The Pinaka MK-II was successfully flight-tested on Thursday, 19th December 2019 from the Integrated Test Range of Chandipur in the Baleswar district of Odisha. The Missile system is being manufactured in India by Larsen & Turbo and the strategic Engineering Division(SED) of Tata Power along with the Ordnance Factories Board and is jointly developed by ..

Odisha wins World Habitat Award for Jaga Mission

The Odisha Livable Habitat Mission (OLHM) also known as the Jaga Mission is a slum land titling project for the millions of urban-poor people living in the slums by the Odisha Government. The Odisha Government was awarded the prestigious ‘World Habitat Award’ for its Jaga Mission by the World Habitat, a United Kingdom-based international charity. ..

New Sainik Schools

The Minister of State for Defence, Shripad Naik in a written reply in Lok Sabha on Wednesday, 12th December 2019 informed that the Government is considering for setting up new Sainik Schools in different states across the country. The Minister shared the status of new Sainik Schools requested by different states as: Sainik School in ..

President lays Foundation Stone to Paika Bidroha Memorial

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind laid the foundation stone of the Paika Bidroha Memorial on Sunday, 8th December 2019 at the foothill of Barunei Hill in Khurda district of Odisha. The Paika Rebellion, also known as Paika Bidroha was an armed rebellion against the British East India Company’s rule in the year 1817 ..