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Suresh Prabhu Launches Indian Railway Knowledge Portal

New Delhi ,28th September 2015 :: Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu today launched Indian Railway Knowledge Portal namely www.kportal.indianrailways.gov.in which has aggregated most of the available knowledge about Indian Railways at one location and has also tried to encompass as much knowledge as possible, by linking websites, documents etc. for dissemination of knowledge on Indian Railways. This portal ... Read More »

FHRAI’s Golden Jubilee Convention concludes on high note The concluding day witnessed mesmerizing World Tourism Day Carnival and some interesting sessions on influence of digital media and online players on hotel and hospitality industry “FHRAI to draft a charter based on deliberation at the convention and submit in pre-budget notes to Govt.”

Bhubaneswar, 28/09/2015:(Biswatanjan Mishra) The three day Golden Jubilee convention of Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Association of India concluded on a high note at the temple city of Bhubaneswar on Sunday. The convention witnessed several important deliberations on the issues concerning the hospitality industry while simultaneously giving an opportunity to the eastern states of India including Odisha, the host state ... Read More »

Colourful tableaux presenting Odisha’s cultural heritage mark World Tourism Day

Bhubaneswar ,28th September 2015 (Biswaranjan Mishra)For the first time, a unique tourism carnival was organised jointly by Department of Tourism & FHRAI in Bhubaneswar on the occasion of World Tourism Day 2015 which ran from Master Canteen Square to Rupali Square in the morning. The carnival showcased the rich cultural diversity and tourist potential of Odisha and it was flagged ... Read More »

PSLV Successfully Launches India’s Multi Wavelength Space Observatory ASTROSAT

In its thirty first flight (PSLV-C30) conducted today (September 28, 2015), India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched ASTROSAT, the country’s Multi Wavelength Space Observatory along with six foreign customer satellites into a 644.6 X 651.5 km orbit inclined at an angle of 6 deg to the equator. The achieved orbit is very close to the intended one. This was ... Read More »

The Union Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan says Procurement of all the required equipment for Research at Antarctica will be expedited

The Union Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has conveyed good wishes of Shri Narendra Modi government to all the scientists at the Bharati research station at Antarctica from the National Center for Antarctica and Ocean Research (NCAOR) in Goa. He was speaking in a tele-conference with them from NCAOR last evening. The minister earlier ... Read More »

Celebrities hum the ‘Swachhata’ tune

Responding enthusiastically to the Prime Minister’s call for a ‘jan andolan’ to make the Swachh Bharat Mission successful, celebrities have come together to create a Swachh Bharat Anthem aimed at enthusing and inspiring citizens to join hands in realizing the collective dream of a ‘clean India’.The anthem song, which has been written by lyricist Prasoon Joshi, set to tune by ... Read More »

“Know Your Birds” & “See the SEA” Photography Exhibition for Village Children for the 1st time

Bhubaneswar (26/09/2015):(biswaranjan Mishra) Eminent Artist & Secretary of Lalitakala Akademi Shri Tarakanta Parida & BEO-Balipatana Bhaskar Chandra Tripathy inaugurated Photography Exhibition for Children “Know Your Birds” & “See the SEA” at Biswanathapur Village (Balipatana Block- near to the Capital City), on Saturday, 26th September 2015. The Exhibition was initiated and organized by “Soumya Memorial Trust” in collaboration with “Lakhsaman Patnaik ... Read More »

Odisha government approves investment proposals worth Rs 1,542 crore

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government today approved investment proposals worth about Rs 1,542 crore, including one FDI project.The approval was given at the meeting of Single Window Clearance Authority, chaired by chief secretary G C Pati, official sources said.The proposal of Bahrain-based Midal Cables Limited for setting up a 60,000 tonnes per annum aluminum conductor manufacturing unit at the Aluminum Park ... Read More »

Slight intensity earthquake hits Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: An earthquake of slight intensity having a magnitude of 3.2 on the Richter scale was felt in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district today.The tremor had its epicentre at about 35 km north of seismological observatory here, the meteorological centre here said.No loss of life and property has been reported so far due to the low intensity earthquake which was felt for ... Read More »

PM meets leaders of Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Sweden and Cyprus in New York City

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today (25th September 2015) met the Prime Minister of Bhutan Mr. Tshering Tobgay in New York City. Mr. Tobgay congratulated the Prime Minister on what he described as a “visionary” statement at the United Nations Summit for the adoption of Post-2015 Development Agenda. The Prime Minister expressed appreciation for the progress being made on ... Read More »

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