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India to have 160 million smartphone users by 2017: ASSOCHAM Thursday, March 24, 2016 New Delhi: With in-built camera and other internet-enabled features, sales of smart phones in India are set to shoot up to 160 million in FY' 17 from 100 million in FY' 16 on the back of prices becoming affordable for a larger number of people, coupled with replacement of ordinary phones... Odisha Forum organized Panel discussion on Agricultural Development of Odisha Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Odisha Forum organized a Panel discussion on “Accelerating Agricultural Development of Odisha” on Sunday the 20th March 2016, at IIC Annexe, New Delhi.  Along with the invited Panelists Shri Shobhana Pattanayak, Secre... Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to leave on Four Day Official Visit to Australia on 28th March Wednesday, March 23, 2016 New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be leaving on a 4-day official visit to Australia on 28th March, 2016. One of the main objectives of the Finance Minister’s visit to Australia is to attract foreign investment in India especially in Infrastructure sector among oth... Honeywell Partners With Indian Manufacturer To Increase Supply Of Low-Global-Warming-Potential Auto Refrigerant Wednesday, March 23, 2016 New Delhi: Honeywell (NYSE: HON)announced today that it has entered into asupply agreement and technology license withan Indian manufacturer to produceHoneywell Solstice® yf, an automobile refrigerant with a global warming potential of less than 1.   Jaguar to build iconic XKSS, the worlds first supercar Wednesday, March 23, 2016 New Delhi: Jaguar is to build the stunning XKSS as an ultra-exclusive continuation model. Nine new XKSS’s - often referred to by experts as the world’s first supercar - will be hand built by Jaguar Classic to the exact specification as they appe... Vistara announces a Holi surprise to delight customers Wednesday, March 23, 2016 New Delhi: Vistara, India’s fastest growing full service carrier that is setting new service and on-time standards, today announced a #HoliSurprise festival offer of one-way fares starting at Rs999 in economy class and Rs2,299 in premium economy class (excluding applicable taxes an... India's bulk drug exports to grow b/w 12-14% till 2018-19: Study Wednesday, March 23, 2016 New Delhi: India's bulk drug exports are likely to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12-14 per cent till 2018-19, driven largely by exports to regulated markets as well as continued growth in the semi-regulated markets, according to an ASSOCHAM and Yes Bank joint study. Made in China colours & sprinklers much sought after this Holi: Survey Wednesday, March 23, 2016 New Delhi: Local manufacturers of sprinklers, balloons and colours in states like Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and others are facing huge losses as ‘Made in China,’ water guns, wet and dry colours are selling like hot cakes in almost all markets across In... ECoR commissioned two Solar Power Systems Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway (ECoR) commissioned two Solar Power Systems of 50KWp each by utilising the rooftop at the ECoR Zonal Headquarters at the Rail Sadan here on Monday. ECoR General Manager Rajiv Vishnoi inaugurated the Solar Power Systems in the... Odisha urges Centre to allocate Baitarani East Coal Block in favour of State PSU OTPCL power project Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government seeks suitable Coal Block for OTPCL. On this regard Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik writes letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  CM Patnaik has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider allocating the Baitarani East... KDF pitches for mining as core of development in Kalahandi Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Kalahandi : With Government of Odisha making a fresh bid to access the Niyamgiri bauxite, pro-development voices from the region have extended their unanimous support to this fresh move by the state Government and have lend their voice in support of mining in the district as the core for... Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan takes stock of preparedness of implementation of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yoajna Tuesday, March 22, 2016 New Delhi: The Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas (I/C) Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today held a meeting through Video Conferencing with the Officers of State level Units of Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) regarding the preparedness for the launch of PradhanMantri Ujjwala Yojan... Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Import dependence in Oil & Gas will be reduced by 10% Tuesday, March 22, 2016 New Delhi: The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan has expressed the confidence that the target of 10% reduction in import dependence in Oil & Gas will be achieved by   2022.  Speaking at a function on Natural Gas C... Vedanta Limited, Jharsuguda awarded at the 55th ABCI awards Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Jharsuguda: Vedanta Limited, Jharsuguda’s in-house newsletter ‘VEDANSH’ won prestigious ‘Silver award’ at the 55th Annual Awards Contest, organized by the Association of Business Communicators of India (ABCI) at a glitzy awards... DNA gym introduced Odisha's 1st Crossfit training Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Cuttack: Strengthening its focus towards becoming the most desirable premium fitness brand in Odisha, ‘Dream, Nurture, Achieve (DNA)’- a brand new gym for both Ladies & gents has opened today here at Kanika Chak, Cuttack. <... Union Minister Vishnu Deo Sai all praise for Nalco Monday, March 21, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of State for Steel & Mines Vishnu Deo Sai visited Nalco Corporate Office this evening. On arrival, Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, Nalco extended a warm welcome to Shri Sai. Thereafter, the Minister reviewed the performance of th... Cairn India Providing Safe Drinking Water To The Community In Barmer, Rajasthan Monday, March 21, 2016 Barmer: Water scarcity and the lack of access to safe and clean drinking water has been one of the most pressing problems in rural as well as urban India. While the issue of scarcity of water is prevalent in drought prone states like Rajasthan and parts of Gujarat, the issue of access to... Odisha: Nalco presents Raahgiri at Puri Sunday, March 20, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  “Once the road belonged to the pedestrians, marked by safety and connectivity with community around. Today, the road has been usurped by the modern day mad rush, coupled with vehicular pollution.  Online shopping defying slowdown; set to rise 78% this year: ASSOCHAM-PwC study Sunday, March 20, 2016 New Delhi: Unfazed by slowdown, average online purchases are expected to increase by 78% in 2016 from 66% in 2015 due to attractive deals and aggressive marketing of ever-expanding range of merchandise from clothes to jewellery, from electronics to books, according to an ASSOCHAM-PwC stu... 38 Psus Achieved the Target of 20% Public Procurement from MSME Saturday, March 19, 2016 New Delhi: Thirty Eight CPSUs have achieved the target of 20% public procurement from MSMEs in the just concluded financial year. This was revealed in a meeting chaired by Shri Kalraj Mishra, Union Minister for MSME, to review the implementation of Public Procurement from MSMEs.  Odisha Govt not able to collect fines Rs. 63,119 crore from mine leaseholders Saturday, March 19, 2016 New Delhi: The State Government has not been able to collect fines to the tune of Rs. 63,119 crore on mine leaseholders due to an interim stay order of Mine Tribunal under the Union Ministry of Mines, said Mines Minister Prafulla Mallick while replying to a question of Dilip Ray in the A... Odisha FM presented Rs 13181.89 Cr Agriculture Budget Saturday, March 19, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Finance Minister Pradeep Amat presented a separate agriculture budget for 2015-16 in assembly . The total state agriculture budget outlay 2016-17 has been estimated at Rs 13181.89 Cr. It is a hike by 20.89 % per cent from last year’s budget. <... Nine Pairs Of Summer Specials Including Six Suvidha Trains by East Coast Railway Friday, March 18, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: With a view to clearing additional rush of passengers and also providing comfortable journey to the commuters during Summer Season 2016, East Coast Railway has decided to run 09 pairs of weekly & bi-weekly summer special trains including 06... National Symposium on Industrial Safety and Environment Management held in Bhubaneswar Friday, March 18, 2016 Bhubaneswar: A National Symposium on “Industrial Safety and Environment Management” (ISEM – 2016) was held from 16th to 17th March 2016 under the auspices of Institute of Advance Technology & Environmental Studies (IATES) at Bhubaneswar. On the second day, in the Co... Vistara ties up with Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor starrer Ki and Ka Friday, March 18, 2016 New Delhi: Vistara, India’s fastest growing full service carrier ties up with the most awaited movie of the year Ki & Ka starring Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor. The movie is directed by critically acclaimed director R Balki and is releasing on April 1, 2016.
Cairn India Bagsfive Awards at the Ficci Safety Systems Excellence Awards Ceremony Friday, March 18, 2016 New Delhi: The Company’s Mangala Oil And Gas Field Unit Has Won The First Prize In The Large-Size Hazardous Categoryat The 5th Ficci Safety Systems Excellence Awards For Manufacturing, 2016 The award was presented by Dr V K Saraswat, Member, NITI Aayog, at the Conferenc... Honda commences revolutionary-NAVI's dispatches Friday, March 18, 2016 Tapukara: Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd (HMSI) commenced the dispatches for its highly anticipated – NAVI, a revolutionary ‘new kind of ride’ providing unlimited possibilities & unmatched freedom. As a pioneer in challeng... CISCO Chairman Mr. John Chambers calls on PM Narendra Modi Friday, March 18, 2016 New Delhi: Mr. John Chambers, Chairman, CISCO, today called on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.  During the meeting, he explained to the Prime Minister the elements of CISCO's Country Digitization Acceleration Programme, and how it is aligned to... Odisha FM to present Annual Budget for 2016-17 today Friday, March 18, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Finance minister Pradeep Kumar Amat will present budget for 2016-17 today. The budget is likely to touch Rs 95,000 crore. It should be noted that earlier the Odisha cabinet had approved the draft budget worth Rs 94,143 cror... Odisha Govt to sign MoU with TATA Trust for intensive Malaria Control measures Friday, March 18, 2016 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government will sign MoU with TATA Trust today for intensive Malaria Control measures. MOU will be signed between TATA Trust and Government of Odisha in Health & FW department for intensive Malaria Control measures  in in-accessible ... We need to find ways for Solar Energy to become norm rather than exception: Piyush Goyal Friday, March 18, 2016 New Delhi: Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal New and Renewable Energy Shri Piyush Goyal launched report titled, “Scaling up Private Investment in Rooftop Solar” here today. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Goyal said that We need to find ways for solar energy to beco... Rs. 13, 627 crores Foreign Exchange earned through Tourism in February 2016 Thursday, March 17, 2016 New Delhi: Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI) and Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from tourism on the basis of data available from Reserve Bank of In... Union Minister Piyush Goyal Inaugurates Web Portal on Coal Allocation & Monitoring System Thursday, March 17, 2016 New Delhi: In a step towards consumer friendly approach and increasing transparency in business operations of Coal India Limited (CIL), Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal New and Renewable Energy, launched a Web Portal for distribution of coal by State Nomina... Tata Steel Begins Two-Day Agricultural Meet at Berhampur Thursday, March 17, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Berhampur: The second edition of an agricultural interactive session ‘Baarta – The Agricultural Meet’ organized by Tata Steel at UCP Engineering School ground here kick started today on a promising note with participation of more than 600 ... Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan flagged off rail consignment of high Speed Diesel, a gesture of Indo-Bangla Friendship Thursday, March 17, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Minister of State (I/C) Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan flagged off a goodwill rail rake consignment carrying High Speed Diesel (Gasoil) from Siliguri Marketing Terminal of Numaligarh Refineries Ltd (NRL) to Parbati... Coal is all about energy security, says coal minister in CSE's global conference Thursday, March 17, 2016 Report by Subhransu Panda; New Delhi: “The issue of coal is really an issue of energy security. India has reserves of coal which it needs to tap to provide energy to its people and to propel its development agenda.  At the same time, it is commit... NTPC Talcher Kaniha organised Career Counseling Programme for Odisha students Thursday, March 17, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Kaniha: Career Counseling Programme for students of nearby villages was organized by NTPC Talcher Kaniha under its CSR initiative from 08.02.2016 to 11.02.2016. The programme was inaugurated by Shri A K Ojha , GM (HR) at TTS Auditorium. On this occasion, Sh... Lenovo K5 plus brings Full HD experience and SnapDragon 616 power to the Indian market Thursday, March 17, 2016 New Delhi: What if you are yearning to lay hands on a dynamic smartphone packed with rich multimedia features, at an affordable price? Then, your wait is over. Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today unveiled the all-new Vibe K5 Plus, a smartphone offering the best-in-class personal entert... Odisha Govt provided Rs 5077.41 crore loan to farmers in 2015 Kharif season Thursday, March 17, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The State Government has provided a total of farm loan of Rs 5077.41 crore in 2015 Kharif season and Rs 3,704.14 crore in 2015-16 Rabi season. Cooperation Minister Dr Damodar Rout informed this in the State Assembly on Wednesday in response to ... President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 5thEdition of India Aviation Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Hyderabad: Speaking on the occasion, the President said India is at the threshold of taking a major leap in the aviation sector. ‘India Aviation’ 2016 is well timed and resonates well with our latest policy initiatives of ‘Make in India’, ‘Stand up India&rsq... Make in India programme received a very positive response Wednesday, March 16, 2016 New Delhi: The Prime Minister of India launched the “Make in India” global initiative on 25th September 2014.  ‘Make in India’ initiative aims at promoting India as an important investment destination and a global hub for manufa... Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan participates in Talkathon Wednesday, March 16, 2016 New Delhi: The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge), Shri Dharmendra Pradhan participates in Talkathon #AskonPetroReforms, in New Delhi on March 16, 2016. As part of its initiative to highlight the achievements of the Ministr... Hindustan Zinc receives 'Sustainable Plus Platinum Label' from CII Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: CII-ITC founded, Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CESD) had declared Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company in Zinc-Lead-Silver-Wind Energy business, as one of the top 10 sustainable companies in India and awarded “Sustain... Tapi Gas Pipeline expected to boost development activities in Fazilka district: Dharmendra Pradhan Wednesday, March 16, 2016 New Delhi: The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply today that the on 13th December 2015, the Ground Breaking ceremony to start the work on the Turkmen leg of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-Indi... Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan holds bilateral meeting with Mr Igor Ivanovich Sechin, President, Rosneft, Russia Wednesday, March 16, 2016 New Delhi: The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan held a bilateral meeting with Mr Igor Ivanovich Sechin, President, Chairman of the Management Board, Vice-chairman of Board of directors of JSC Rosneft, Russia. Mr Sechin is visiting India in con... Vodafone's iconic Pug comes back to announce Vodafone SuperNet Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Mumbai: Vodafone India, one of India’s largest telecom service providers, today unveiled Vodafone SuperNet™– a seamless network experience that empowers customers to remain confidently connected at all times, for their voice and data needs.  Tata Motorsbags order for 25 Hybrid buses from MMRDA Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Mumbai:Tata Motorshassigned a contract to supply 25nos. of theTata Starbus Diesel Series Hybrid Electric Bus with Full Low floor configuration,withthe Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) – the single largest order awarded for Hybrid Electric vehicle technology.... Vedanta Observed Entrepreneurship Week At Lanjigarh Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Lanjigarh: Vedanta Limited observed Entrepreneurship Week in Lanjigarh,in partnership with District Industries Centre (DIC), Kalahandi last week. The program organized by the company’s CSR team was attended by a gathering of about 75 unemployed youth,... Vedanta Limited's Aluminium & Power business in Jharsuguda observed 45th National Safety Week 2016 Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Jharsuguda: Vedanta Limited, India’s only diversified natural resources company continues its effort to promote and inculcate safety consciousness among the plant personnel. The company observed the 45th National Safety week from 4th - 14th Mar’ 2016 at its Jharsuguda operati... Ministry of Tourism Signed MoU with Ecotourism Society of India for Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Tuesday, March 15, 2016 New Delhi: The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ecotourism Society of India (ESOI) to take its commitments to Responsible and Sustainable tourism to the next level. In accordance, Shri Suman Billa, Joint Secretary, M/o Tourism a...
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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paying floral tributes to the departed leader Pyari Mohan Mohapatra at Biju Patnaik International Airport on 20-3-2017.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paying floral tributes to the departed leader Pyari Mohan Mohapatra
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