Odisha Current Affairs - 2020

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Gujarat wins Syed Mushtaq Ali T-20 trophy 2014-15

Gujarat won the Syed Mushtaq Ali T-20 cricket trophy for the tournament season 2014-15. In the final match played at KIIT Stadium, Odisha they defeated Punjab by two wickets. Punjab by batting first had scored 117 for 9 wickets in 20 overs. Gujarat by chasing the target had scored 123 in 19.5 overs for 8 Read More…

Odisha Government launches Aahar scheme

Odisha Government on 1 April 2015 launched ‘Aahar’- cheap meal scheme for providing subsidised food to urban poor. It was launched by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar on the occasion  the foundation day of the state i.e. Utkala Dibasa. Facts about Aahar- cheap meal scheme It aims at providing meal at Read More…

Indigenously Developed Astra successfully test-fired from Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter aircraft

India’s indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air missile Astra was successfully tested on 18 March 2015 from a Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft.  The test was undertaken at the Integrated Test Range located at Chandipur in Odisha. About Test During the test, missile successfully hit a simulated target and also proved its manoeuvring capability against a Read More…

Parliament passes Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders Amendment Bill, 2015

Parliament has passed Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders Amendment Bill, 2015. The bill was first passed in Rajya Sabha on February 24, 2015 and later in Lok Sabha on March 17, 2015. It was unanimously passed by a voice vote in both the houses. The bill seeks to modify the list of Scheduled Castes in three Read More…

Mass nesting of Olive Ridley turtles begins in Odisha

The mass nesting of Olive Ridley sea turtles, an endangered species has begun at mouth of river Rushikulya in Ganjam district of Odisha. Over 10,000 female turtles have laid eggs on the first day, in the 3-km-long sandy beach from Gokharakuda to Podampeta. Along with nesting sites at river Rushikulya mouth and Gahiramatha, the mouth of Read More…