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Odisha government to celebrate bicentenary of 1817 Paika revolt

Paikas (a martial race) had first raised the banner of revolt against the British Raj in 1817 at Barunei near Khurda. The revolt is termed as the first war of India’s Independence by many historians.

Recommended for : Paika revolt , war of Independence , Barunei , Khurda , Odisha Government , British Empire

Kendrapara sheep gets registered breed status

The Kendrapara breed was identified as the second in India and sixth in the world to carry FecB mutation gene responsible for multiple births such as twins and triplets.

Recommended for : Odisha , Kendrapara Sheep , NBAGR , National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources

Jagannath Rath Yatra begins in Puri, Odisha

During the journey, the chariots on which the deities are carried will be pulled by thousands of devotees. The three deities will stay in the Gundicha temple for a week and then return. The return journey of Puri Jagannath Ratha Jatra is known as Bahuda Jatra.

Recommended for : Puri , Jagannath Temple , Jagannath Rath Yatra , Gundicha Temple

ओडिशा के पुरी में जगन्नाथ रथ यात्रा का शुभारम्भ

महोत्सव की तैयारी अक्षय तृतीया से श्रीकृष्ण, बलराम और सुभद्रा के रथों के निर्माण से शुरू हो जाती है. भारत के चार पवित्र धामों में से एक पुरी के 800 वर्ष पुराने मंदिर में योगेश्वर श्रीकृष्ण जगन्नाथ रूप में विराजते हैं. साथ ही यहाँ बलभद्र एवं सुभद्रा भी हैं.

Recommended for : Jagannath Rath Yatra , Puri , Odisha , पुरी , जगन्नाथ रथ यात्रा

India-Israel co-developed Barak-8 missile successfully test-fired

The medium range surface-to-air missile (MR-SAM) was successfully test-fired from a mobile launcher in the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur off the Odisha coast. It was co-developed by the DRDL in partnership with the IAI.

Recommended for : India Israel missile , MRSAM , LRSAM , surface to air missile , DRDO , ITR range

भारत ने ओडिशा में जमीन से हवा में वार करने वाली मिसाइल का परीक्षण किया

इजराइल के साथ मिलकर तैयार की गई इस मिसाइल का ओडिशा के तट पर चांदीपुर स्थित रक्षा अड्डे (आईटीआर) से परीक्षण किया गया.

Recommended for : Ground-to-air missile test , Odisha , चांदीपुर , आईटीआर

Odisha Government launches Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana

Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana aims to provide education loan up to 10 lakh rupees at one percent interest rate to students aspiring to pursue professional and technical education at higher level.

Recommended for : Odisha Government , launches , Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana , loan at 1% interest , loan to students at 1% , education loan

Sprinter Dutee Chand qualifies for Rio Olympics

The champion from Odisha also became the first Indian woman to qualify for the event since qualification started for the event.

Recommended for : Rio Olympics 2016 , Dutee Chand , 100m event , Rio Olympics qualification

Union Ministry of Railways signs JV Agreement with Odisha Government

The MoU envisages formation of a Joint Venture company having 51 percent stake of the State Government and 49 percent stake of Ministry of Railways.

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India, ADB sign $120 mn loan pact for irrigation in Odisha

The loan is the second tranche of a 157.5 million dollar financing facility under the Orissa Integrated Irrigated Agriculture and Water Management Investment Program.

Recommended for : India , Asian Development Bank , ADB , loan agreement , water management infrastructure , Odisha

Odisha becomes first Indian state to give pension and food benefits to transgenders

The state took the step to give the transgender community the same benefits as those living below the poverty line.

Recommended for : LGBT , Odisha , Transgender , Third Gender

भारत में किन्नरों को पेंशन और खाद्य लाभ देने वाला ओडिशा पहला राज्य बना

विभाग ने ट्रांसजेंडरों (किन्नरों) को मान्यता प्रदान करने और उन्हें तीसरे लिंग के रूप में प्रमाणपत्र प्रदान करने से संबंधित एक प्रस्ताव का मसौदा तैयार किया है.

Recommended for : Odisha , Pension And Food Benefits To Transgenders , ट्रांसजेंडर समुदाय , किन्नरों , ओडिशा

Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 6 June 2016

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Flagging off Tiger Express, Odisha welfare benefits to transgenders and Nita Ambani nomination for IOC among others.

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Union Government approves third NIMZ of India in Odisha

For execution of the project, 4241 crore rupees have been approved of which 3816 crore rupees will be invested for the first phase of the project which will be completed by 2020.

Recommended for : Union Government , NIMZ of India , Odisha , National Investment and Manufacturing Zone

Odisha Official Language (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016 promulgated

The Ordinance empowers the state to formulate laws to implement the Odisha Official Language Act 1954 to facilitate use of Odia language in transaction of official businesses.

Recommended for : Odisha Official Language , Language Amendment Ordinance , Odisha , Odia , Article 345

Odisha to launch Green Passage Scheme for orphan students

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also gave his green signal for the scheme, which would function under the department of higher education.

Recommended for : Odisha , Odisha Government , Green Passage Scheme , Naveen Patnaik

ओडिशा के मुख्यमंत्री नवीन पटनायक ने 100 ग्रामीण पेयजल आपूर्ति परियोजनाएं शुरू कीं

इस परियोजना की शुरुवात उत्कल गौरब मधुसुदन दस की बरसी के उपलक्ष के दौरान की गयी. दस ओडिशा के पहले स्नातक और अधिवक्ता थे.

Recommended for : Odisha CM , inaugurate rural , drinking water , ओडिशा के मुख्यमंत्री , नवीन पटनायक , रामीण पेयजल आपूर्ति , परियोजनाएं

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated 100 rural drinking water projects

The project was inaugurated on the occasion of Utkal Gaurab Madhusudan Das’ anniversary.  Das was the first graduate and advocate of Odisha.

Recommended for : Naveen Patnaik , Water Crisis in Odisha , Odisha , State

Odisha Government launched Adarsh Vidyalaya project

The project seeks to provide modern schools on the lines of Kendriya Vidyalayas in the underdeveloped rural areas of the State.

Recommended for : Odisha school project , Adarsh Vidyalaya project , Naveen Patnaik , Kendriya Vidyalayas , free secondary education , education in rural areas

Current Affairs Quiz: 31 March 2016 brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like President of Central African Republic, poet in Kosli language of Odisha and Operation Sangaris among others.

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Health Minister JP Nadda launched Rotavirus vaccine as part of Universal Immunization Programme

The vaccine is being introduced initially in four states, which are Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Odisha and will be expanded to the entire country in a phased manner.

Recommended for : Rotavirus , J P Nadda , UIP , Rotavirus Vaccine , Universal Immunization Programme

Lok Sabha passed Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016

The bill was passed on proposals of Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Kerala, Odisha and West Bengal to modify the list of Scheduled Castes.

Recommended for : Scheduled Castes , Constitution SC Order 1950 , Article 341 , Lok Sabha

Odisha Cabinet approved constitution of Food Commission as per NFSA

The Commission will have five members and one member secretary and a chairperson of which all will have tenure of three years.

Recommended for : State Food Commission , National Food Security Act , NFSA 2013 , Odisha Government , State Cabinet

1 अप्रैल से ओडिशा सहित दस राज्यों में डीबीटी प्रणाली का शुभारम्भ

केंद्र सरकार ने 1 अप्रैल 2016 से ओडिशा सहित दस राज्यों में प्रत्यक्ष लाभ अंतरण प्रणाली (डीबीटी) के शुभारम्भ का फैसला किया.

Recommended for : DBT system , Odisha , डीबीटी प्रणाली , ओडिशा , मनरेगा

ओडिशा में पीडीएस प्रणाली आधारित कम्प्यूटरीकृत पायलट परियोजना का शुभारम्भ

ओडिशा सरकार ने 23 फ़रवरी 2016 को ऑटोमेशन सिस्टम आधारित फेयर प्राइस शॉप (एफपीएस) कम्प्यूटरीकृत पायलट परियोजना का शुभारम्भ किया है.

Recommended for : computerization , PDS system , Odisha , फेयर प्राइस शॉप

Renowned singer Bhubaneswari Mishra died

The classical singer began her career with the song Tiki Mora Naa Ti for the mythological Odia movie Krushna Sudama in the 1970s.

Recommended for : Bhubaneswari Mishra , Singer , Odisha , Odia Singer

Justice Vineet Saran appointed as the new Chief Justice of Orissa High Court

The post of Orissa (Odisha) Chief Justice was vacant since 15 February 2016 as Justice D H Waghela was transferred be the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court.

Recommended for : Justice Vineet Saran , new Chief Justice of Orissa High Court ,

Odisha Government to introduce self-certifying scheme for industries to set up units

This scheme will ease the process of doing business in the state by shortening the inspection process at the initial levels required for non-hazardous industries to set up units.

Recommended for : Odisha government , self-certifying scheme , non-hazardous industries , Aditya Prasad Padhi

पृथ्वी-2 मिसाइल का ओडिशा के चांदीपुर से सफल परीक्षण

यह मिसाइल 500 किलोग्राम से 1000 किलोग्राम तक का भार उठाने में सक्षम है.

Recommended for : Prithvi-2 missile , Chandipur , Odisha , पृथ्वी-2 , ओडिशा

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Paradip Oil Refinery in Odisha

Built over a period of 16 years at a cost of 34555 crore rupees, the foundation stone for the Paradip Oil Refinery was laid by ex-prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on 24 May 2000.

Recommended for : Paradip Oil Refinery , Odisha , Indian Oil , IOL , Narendra Modi

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