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LoU signed for Faecal Sludgeand Septage Management (FSM) and Plastic Waste Management(PWM)

Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (UNI) Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) the Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water (PR&DW), UNICEF and Centre for Policy Research (CPR) today signed a Letter of Understanding (LOU)for urban-rural convergence on Faecal Sludgeand Septage Management (FSM) and Plastic Waste Management(PWM).
The initiative aims to strengthen the efforts of both departments to ensure district-wide sanitation through urban-rural convergence for FSM and PWM services in seven districts in the first phase.
The initiative is being launched in Angul, Balasore, Dhenkanal, Ganjam, Khurda, Mayurbhanj and Sambalpur which will be scaled up to all districts in the State subsequently.
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Gao, Nalo visit under-construction Greenfield Airport project

27 Nov 2021 | 9:55 PM

Itanagar, Nov 27 (UNI) Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) Tapir Gao, who is also a member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Civil Aviation, along with the state’s Civil Aviation and
Tourism Minister Nakap Nalo on Saturday visited the under-construction Greenfield Airport at
Hollongi near here to take stock of its work progress, official sources said.

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Experts suggest a comprehensive ban on Tobacco advertisement, single stick of cigarettes

27 Nov 2021 | 9:52 PM

Sambalpur, Nov 27 (UNI) Experts at a workshop on tobacco control among youth suggested to raise permissible legal age of sale of tobacco products to 21 years, adopt comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising and promotion and ban on sale of single stick of cigarettes/bidis
Representatives from National Service Scheme (NSS) of over 17 universities and youth leaders from universities and colleges from across Odisha, participated in the workshop organized by Sambalpur University .

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Naveen  announces  coffee plantation  over additional  5000 hectares of land  in Koraput

Naveen announces coffee plantation over additional 5000 hectares of land in Koraput

27 Nov 2021 | 9:51 PM

Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 (UNI) With Koraput coffee creating a new brand in the coffee market, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced to bring additional 5,000 hectares of land under
coffee plantation in Koraput district.

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LF announces its list of candidates for Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) polls

27 Nov 2021 | 9:50 PM

Kolkata, Nov 27 (UNI) The Left Front has announced its list of candidates for Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) polls and stuck to its Assembly poll strategy of fielding young faces and women.

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Country’s only certified organic fruit Kiwi from Arunachal's Ziro Valley launched at Dilli Haat

27 Nov 2021 | 8:23 PM

Itanagar, Nov 27 (UNI) The country’s ‘only’ certified organic fruit Kiwi from the farms of Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh was today launched at the mega National Tribal Festival being held at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi.

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