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No Need To Panic About Oil Prices: Union Min Dharmendra Pradhan

Kolkata: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Saturday that the there is no need to panic about oil prices owing to present tensions between Iran and the US. “The government has taken a position to wait and watch and there is no need to panic,” he said on the sidelines of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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Dharmendra Pradhan Slams Bollywood Over Anti-CAA Protest

New Delhi: Union Minister and BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan has slammed Bollywood celebrities who have opposed the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), dubbing them “ill-informed” on the matter. Pradhan tweeted on Saturday that these celebrities — when they fell short of facts — stooped to hurling personal abuses at Prime Minister Narender Modi and his family. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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Why Mandal Commission Report Still Not Implemented In Odisha: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday questioned Odisha government’s intent on their request to include Socio-Economic Caste enumeration in the General census 2021. He alleged that despite possessing data from Mandal Commission in 1990 and SECC in 2011, Odisha government haven’t implemented reservation for people who belong to (Socially and Economically Backward Classes) and […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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Odisha Demanding Census, But Denying Reservation To OBC, SEBC: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has questioned the Odisha government’s move to pass a resolution seeking enumeration of Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) and Castes alongside the upcoming general census in 2021 while denying State-wide reservation for the said categories. In a letter to State Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, Pradhan termed the move to […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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DoT Orders No Coercive Action On Defaulting Airtel, Voda-Idea; Dharmendra Pradhan Says Non-Telcos Not Liable

New Delhi: On a day when the Supreme Court-mandated deadline for Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea to pay Rs 88,624 crore in past dues ended, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Thursday decided not to take coercive action against defaulters during pendency of their appeals in the apex court for relaxations in the order. While […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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PM Modi Expresses Concern Over Delay In Khurda-Bolangir Railway Project

Bhubaneswar: The Khurda-Bolangir railway project might see some brisk progress as Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the status of the project at the first ‘Pragati of 2020’ meeting held at New Delhi yesterday. Expressing concerns over the inordinate delay in the completion of the project, Modi sought cooperation from Odisha government and directed Forest and […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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Set Up Hostel For Minority Girls In Bhubaneswar, Dharmendra Pradhan Urges Centre

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum, Natural Gas & Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has written a letter to the Centre seeking establishment of a hostel for minority girls studying in senior classes in schools or in colleges in Bhubaneswar. In a letter addressed to Union Minister of Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Pradhan urged the latter to set […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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PM Modi Declares Open Inaugural Khelo India University Games

Cuttack: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the first-ever Khelo India University Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Saturday. As many as 3400 athletes from 159 universities across the country will vie for top honours across 17 disciplines, including rugby which is among the six-team events. The PM launched the multi-disciplinary […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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Union Min Dharmendra Pradhan Seeks Japanese Investment In Indian Steel Sector

New Delhi: Union Minister for Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday urged the Japanese investors to invest in the Indian steel sector and also asked them to get into partnerships for transfer of technology. Speaking at a programme here jointly organised by the Steel ministry, CII and Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Pradhan said […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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Odisha Offers Japan An Exclusive Industrial Cluster & Township Near Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: With Japan government expressing interest to invest in Odisha’s steel sector, the Centre and state government on Thursday offered an exclusive Japanese Industrial Cluster & Township near here. Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday discussed prospects of Japanese investment for the development of an integrated steel cluster […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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PM Modi avoids Holi celebrations amid COVID-19, extends wishes

New Delhi: In the wake of novel coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chose not to participate in Holi events as precautionary measures suggested by experts. The Prime Minister, however, greeted people on the occasion as the nation celebrates Holi, the festival of colours. In a tweet in Hindi, the Prime Minister said: […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
World Health Day: Amid coronavirus cloud, PM Modi thank health staff
World Health Day: Amid COVID-19 pandemic, PM Modi and other leaders extend thanks to health staff

New Delhi: As India has entered the third week of its 21-day nationwide lockdown and its total active cases of Coronavirus reached 3,981, this year’s World Health Day, unlike other years, assumed huge significance for lawmakers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: “Today on #WorldHealthDay, let us not only pray for each other’s good health and […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
President Kovind, PM Modi & other leaders greet on Odia New Year
President Kovind, PM Modi greet people of Odisha on Odia New Year

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several other leaders on Monday greeted people of Odisha on the occasion of Odia New Year and Maha Vishuba Pana Sankranti. Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister wrote in both Odia and English languages. “Happy #OdiaNewYear and Maha Bishuba Pana Sankranti. May the coming […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Yogi Adityanath's father dies, condolences pour in
UP CM Yogi Adityanath's father no more, condolences pour in

Lucknow/ New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s father Anand Singh Bisht died on Monday morning, an official said. “Honourable CM’s father left for his heavenly abode at 10.44 am. Our deepest condolences,” Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi said in a statement. Bisht was undergoing treatment at the gastroenterology department of the All […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
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Odisha’s Manabasa Gurubara, Chhau & Ravana Chhaya included in Intangible Cultural Heritage list

Bhubaneswar: Manabasa Gurubara, a traditional ritual of Odisha and two age-old famous performing arts from the State – Chhau dance and Ravana Chhaya were among the 106 items listed as Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of India. The list was launched by Union Minister for Culture Prahlad Singh Patel in New Delhi on Saturday. Informing about […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
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