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Heavy footfall at 'Odisha Parba 2018' on day two

New Delhi, Sept. 8 -- 'Odisha Parba-2018', a three day-long mega celebration of Odisha's culture, tradition, heritage & cuisine witnessed heavy footfall on its second day. Odisha Parba is organised by... Read More


Beneficiaries of 'Jaga Mission' return empty-handed in Balasore

Balasore, Nov. 16 -- While Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik distributed land rights to landless slum dwellers through video conferencing as part of the 'Jaga Mission' in several districts of the State on... Read More


Rajasthan polls: Congress releases 1st list of 152 candidates

New Delhi, Nov. 16 -- The Congress late Thursday night released its first list of 152 candidates for the December 7 Rajasthan Assembly elections, fielding former chief minister Ashok Gehlot from Sarda... Read More


Morocco to Get Contactless Payment with M-Wallet Platform

Rabat, Nov. 16 -- M-Wallet will enable Moroccans to pay for a wide range of services and goods just with their mobile phones, the African Ecofin agency reported . The "contactless payment" will come ... Read More


Chhattisgarh defies poll boycott by Naxals, records 70% turnout

New Delhi, Nov. 16 -- People in Chhattisgarh defied the Naxal call for a boycott and came out in large numbers to exercise their franchise on Monday, 12 November, for the first phase of assembly elect... Read More


Govt nod to pvt management of six more airports

New Delhi, Nov. 16 -- The Union cabinet on Thursday, 8 November gave its approval for privatization of the management of six airports, including those in Jaipur and Ahmedabad. The government's experie... Read More


Retail inflation eases to 3.31%, gives RBI the leeway to hold interest rates

New Delhi, Nov. 16 -- India's central bank is likely to keep interest rates unchanged in i ts bimonthly monetary policy review on 5 December, with retail inflation unexpectedly easing to a 13-month lo... Read More


Akwa Ibom Assembly bars sacked lawmaker from attending sitting

Nigeria, Nov. 16 -- The speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Onofiok Luke, has received the court judgment sacking a state lawmaker who defected from the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to the ... Read More


Supreme Court irked over tardy recruitment process to fill up vacancies in lower judiciary

New Delhi, Nov. 16 -- "Enough is enough", said the Supreme Court on Thursday expressing displeasure over tardy approach of different high courts and state governments in filling up vacant posts for ju... Read More


Power demand in Delhi can go up to 4,800MW this winter: Power distribution firms

India, Nov. 16 -- Predicting that the peak electricity demand in Delhi could shoot up to 4,800MW in the coming months, power distribution companies on Thursday said they are "fully geared" for the win... Read More