Odisha Current Affairs - 2020

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Prakash Mishra appointed as new Director General of CRPF

Senior IPS officer Prakash Mishra is appointed as new Director General (DG) of Central Reserve Police Force(CRFP). His name was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. His appointmnet comes after the post was lying vacant since then DG Dilip Trivedi had retired on 30th November 2014. Mr Read More…

India successfully test fired Nuclear-Capable Agni IV missile

India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV, from a test range located at Wheeler Island, off the Odisha coast. Test: The missile was supported by a mobile launcher. It was flight tested from the launch complex-4 of Integrated Test Range (ITR). The test was conducted by the specially formed Strategic Force Command (SFC) Read More…

Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2014 passed in Lok Sabha

The Lok Sabha has passed the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2014. It was passed by a voice vote. The Bill seeks to amend the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 and the Constitution (Sikkim) Scheduled Castes Order, 1978. Amendments The bill includes certain communities in the list of Scheduled Castes from Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Read More…

Akash missile test fired successfully

Akash- surface-to-air missile was test fired by Indian Air Force (IAF) from Integrated Test Range at Chandipur near Balasore, Odisha.  It was test fired as part of user trial by the Air Force. In the test flight, the missile flew at a supersonic speed over a distance of 14 km and destroyed a target called Read More…

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Senior Congress leader of Odisha Mohan Nag passes away

Senior Congress leader and former Odisha Minister of Health & Family Planning Mohan Nag died at Bhubaneswar. He was 89. Mohan Nag had joined Congress party and active politics after leaving Government job. He was the Deputy Minister of Health & Family Planning of Odisha in 1976. He had been General Secretary of District Congress Read More…

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