Odisha Current Affairs - 2019

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4 PSUs to set up integrated coal gasification cum fertilizer plant in Talcher, Odisha

4 Public sector undertakings (PSU’s) have signed Joint Ventures Agreements (JVA’s) to set up an Integrated Coal Gasification cum Fertilizer and Ammonium Nitrate plant at Talcher, Odisha. 4 PSU’s are: GAIL India Limited, Coal India Limited (CIL), Rashtriya Chemicals (RCF) and Fertilizers Corporation of India Limited (FCIL). Key facts of Joint Ventures Agreements GAIL Coal 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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Restoration works continues in Andhra Pradesh, Centre gives Rs. 1000 Crore

Relief and rehabilitation efforts were taking place to the fullest extent in Andhra Pradesh, as the state tries to get back to normal. Meanwhile, PM Modi announced interim relief of Rs. 1,000 cr for Andhra Pradesh. PM Visit PM Modi arrived in Visakhapatnam and conducted an aerial survey of cyclone hit regions. He reviewed the scale Read More…

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Andhra Pradesh & Odisha get ready for “Hudhud”

Cyclone Hudhud is expected to make landfall near Vishakapatnam on October 12 according to the IMD (Indian Meteorological Department). The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has put its battalions in TN, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal and Bihar on high alert. Central Government has sent 39 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) comprising 1,573 Read More…

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Cyclone Hudhud intensifies near Andaman

Cyclonic storm Hudhud is building over the Bay of Bengal and is likely to bring torrential rains and strong wind to the region over the next few days. The name Hudhud has been given by Oman, and it is derived from the name of an Afro-Eurasian bird. Preparations for Hudhud The cyclone is scheduled to Read More…

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‘Coal block allocations from 1993 to 2010 illegal, done arbitrarily’: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court declared illegal all coal block allocations between 1993 and 2010, saying these were done in an unfair, arbitrary and non-transparent manner without following any objective criteria. The court, however, said that further hearing was required to decide whether there is a need for cancelling around 200 coal block allocations. The petitions were based Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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Pinaka rockets test-fired successfully

India’s Multi-Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL)–Pinaka rockets, capable of decimating hostile targets at 40kms-range with rapid salvos, successfully test- fired thrice at an armament base in Chandipur, Odisha. The rockets, which have been subjected to several tough tests since 1995, have been already inducted into the armed forces and the current trials were performed with some Read More…

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