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Odisha to get more funds if 2011 census data is used: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today brushed aside the State government's concern on use of the 2011 census data by the 15th Finance Commission for fund allocation. Explaining mediapersons, Pradhan said, “The 15th Finance…

9 crore new LPG connections provided in 4 years: Dharmendra

New Delhi: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said that nine crore new LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) connections have been distributed in the last four years, including 3.5 crore connections provided under the Pradhan Mantri…

Upgrade urban space, offer better facilities: Jitendra Singh

Davos: Union Minister of State for Development of the Northeastern Region Jitendra Singh has stressed on upgradation of urban space and better facilities to people in view of several cities in the world being classified as "fragile" due to…

Dharmendra eager to contest polls from Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday expressed his keenness to contest the next general polls from Odisha, but left it to the party to decide whether he would contest Lok Sabha or Assembly election. Speaking on the…

Former I&B Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi passes away

New Delhi: Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, who suffered a stroke in 2008 and slipped into coma, passed away at Apollo Hospital here on Monday. He was 72. Dasmunsi is survived by his wife Deepa…

Birender Singh admitted to AIIMS

New Delhi: Union Minister of Steel Chaudhary Birender Singh has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Friday for problems related to prostate. "He was admitted today morning. Once his tests are…

Dharmendra inaugurates New India programme

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday inaugurated a five-day-long exhibition-cum-seminar on 'New India-We Resolve To Make' here to commemorate the 75 years of the Quit India Movement and the forthcoming 75…

12 women awarded for ‘transforming India’

New Delhi: Union minister Smriti Irani and Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya on Tuesday awarded 12 women from different parts of the country to recognise the transformational impact of their work across villages, towns and cities.…