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Congress, BJD cross swords over 2014 polls

Bhubaneswar: The political battle over polls has become cynosure of all eyes. Both the ruling BJD and Opposition Congress are busy with fault-finding sessions as the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls are getting nearer. BJD on Tuesday became critical about the role of Opposition parties especially Congress in Odisha while claiming that the majority of […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
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NEET UG 2021 On September 12, Exam Centres More Than 3862 This Year!

The long wait of the students has finally come to an end. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test undergraduate (NEET UG) 2021 will be held on September 12 across the country following COVID-19 protocols.

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  • Monday, 12 July 2021
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Sura Pitches For Central University Tag To Utkal, Other Demands Before 3 Union Ministers From Odisha

Senior Congress leader and MLA Suresh Routray urged the Central government to take immediate measures to recognize Utkal University as a central university and also made a host of demands before the newly inducted three union ministers from Odisha.

  • Saturday, 10 July 2021
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Indian companies to buy Iranian oil in November: Minister

New Delhi: State-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) have placed orders for importing crude oil from Iran next month when US sanctions on Tehran are due to take effect, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Tuesday. Reiterating India’s stand, Pradhan told reporters here on the sidelines of the 3rd India Energy Forum that the current surge […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Fuel prices hit new highs, petrol almost Rs 91 per litre in Mumbai

New Delhi: Fuel prices in the country continued their upward movement on Saturday, with petrol costing nearly Rs 91 per litre in Mumbai. In the country’s financial capital, petrol was priced at Rs 90.75 per litre, up from Rs 90.57 on Friday, data on the Indian Oil Corp’s website showed. Petrol prices in the other […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Pradhan urges Odisha govt to set aside politics on job creation

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said Odisha’s development and creation of job opportunities for youth is not a political issue, but a collective responsibility. “I appeal to the state government to set politics aside and augment efforts being taken by the Central government in creating employment opportunities for the youth in Odisha,” […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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SpiceJet operates India's first flight partially powered by bio-fuel

New Delhi/Dehradun: Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Monday successfully operated India’s first test flight which was partially powered by bio-fuel. A concoction of bio-fuel mixed with aviation turbine fuel powered a SpiceJet’s Q400 flight which was operated on Monday. The flight was operated from Dehradun to Delhi. It was received by the key Cabinet Ministers […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Dharmendra Pradhan Gets Education Ministry, Petroleum Goes To Hardeep Puri

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan got the Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Ministries in the new Modi cabinet. 

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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Dharmendra Pradhan to take up crude price issue at OPEC Vienna meet

New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will raise India’s concerns about rising crude oil prices at the meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to be held in Vienna later this month, the Minister said on Monday. Briefing reporters here on the sidelines of the Growth Net conclave organised by industry chamber CII, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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 Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY). Speaking at the launch of PMUY scheme in Delhi, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Pradhan said, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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Dharmendra Pradhan among 7 Union Ministers renominated to Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday renominated Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and seven other retiring members which includes seven Union Ministers for the March 23 Rajya Sabha polls. Pradhan along with Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot have been shifted to Madhya Pradesh while Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been nominated from […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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Cabinet approves auction of 60 small oil, gas fields

New Delhi: The government has approved inviting bids to develop 60 more discovered oil and gas fields under the second round of the Discovered Small Fields (DSF) auction this year, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced on Thursday. The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the auction to be held under the DSF second round in order to […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Pradhan to visit Japan for LNG meet, ink cooperation on gas

New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will leave on Monday for a three-day visit to Japan where he will also sign an agreement with the island nation to cooperate in jointly developing a “liquid and flexible global LNG market” sharing technical knowhow in the area, an official said on Sunday. “The visit is important to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Saudi Aramco's India office for crude, LPG marketing inaugurated

Gurugram: Saudi Arabian state-run oil giant Aramco’s India office was inaugurated here on Sunday by Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, in a move to strengthen the bilateral partnership in the hydrocarbons sector, an official statement said. “Saudi Aramco, through its subsidiary Aramco Asia India (AAI), established its business presence in India in 2016. The AAI will […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
ONGC to fund solar electric stove project: Dharmendra

New Delhi: The Union government on Monday said energy major ONGC will fund and encourage startups to carry out research and innovation for development of advance electric household stoves which can be powered using solar power. According to Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, funds from the “ONGC StartUp Program” will be used […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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