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Mythological character delineated in Odissi and Kuchipudi (3rd Evening in Konark Dance Festival)

Konark,3/12/2015 (Photo feature by Mano Mani Singh) ::The third evening in Konark Dance Festival organized by Department of Tourism, Govt. of Odisha witnessed delineation of characters from Indian Scriptures both in Odissi and Kuchipudi style. GKCM Odissi Research Centre, Bhubaneswar brought about the unique character from the epic, the Mahabharat, Bruhannala unfolding the episode of the banishment of the Pandavas. ... Read More »

INDMAX Commissioned at IOCL Paradip Refinery

Paradip, 03.12.2015: Indian Oil Corporation Limited commissioned its 4.17 MMTPA “INDMAX” unit at Paradip Refinery on 3rd December’ 15, thereby reaching a major milestone towards achieving full operational status. Mr. Ramjee Ram – Executive Director (In-charge) and Mr. Gouri Shankar Singh – Executive Director (T) were present on the proud occasion of ‘feed-in’ of the INDMAX unit and congratulated IOCL ... Read More »

Funding Pattern of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

New Delhi,3/12/2015:; It has been decided that the funds sharing pattern of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) will be in the ratio of 60:40 between Centre and States (90:10 for the 8 North-Eastern States and 3 Himalayan States) with effect from the year 2015-16. The revision has been done in view of the higher devolution of funds to the States from ... Read More »

Over 51,732 MT seized pulses disposed in the market to increase availability

New Delhi,3/12/2015:; A per reports received from the State Governments, till yesterday, 51,732.27 MT pulses seized under de-holding operations have been auctioned or offloaded through other options in the market to increase availability. This will help to moderate the prices further. State wise details of disposal of seized pulses as on 02.12.2015 is as under* The High Court of Karnataka ... Read More »

Environmental Clearance of CIL Projects

New Delhi,3/12/2015 :: During the year 2015-16 (as on 01.12.2015), Twelve projects have been accorded Environmental Clearance (EC) and four projects have been accorded Stage II Forestry Clearance (FC). This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today. ... Read More »

IFFI2015: Cinema from the North East finds a special place

Feature by C K Nayak Senior Journalist The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) entered into its 46th Edition this year. Organized by the Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, in association with the State Government of Goa, the International Film Festival of India is an endeavour to understand the various social and cultural ethos through the ... Read More »

New National Highway Projects in Odisha

New Delhi,02/12/2015 :: Total Twenty Two numbers of new National Highway Projects were approved by Government during 2014-15 in Odisha. No ongoing project has been halted due to shortage of funds. However, the following two projects got delayed due to land acquisition, approval of forest diversion proposal, tree cutting permission and cash flow problem of the Concessionaire: i) Four laning ... Read More »

Construction of Waterways

New Delhi,02/12/2015:: To promote Inland Water Transport (IWT) in the country, Union Government so far has declared following 05 inland waterways as National Waterways (NWs) i) Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly river system (Allahabad-Haldia-1620 km) as NW-1. ii) River Brahmaputra (Dhubri-Sadiya – 891 km) as NW-2. iii) West Coast Canal (Kottapuram-Kollam) along with Udyogmandal and Champakara Canals – (205 km) as NW-3. iv) Kakinada- ... Read More »

Developing Lighthouses as Tourist Attraction

New Delhi,02/12/2015:: Government is planning to develop the light houses in PPP mode for the tourist attraction . This projects includers the light houses of Odisha like Puri, Paradip & False point . This information was given by Minster of State for Shipping, Shri Pon Radhakrishnan in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha. The details as ... Read More »

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