IAS Officer Vinod Kumar

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Senior IAS Officer Vinod Kumar Dismissed Over Corruption Charges: Odisha Govt

Senior IAS officer Vinod Kumar was dismissed from duty by Odisha Government over corruption charges, on February 3. A statement from the CMO mentioned that after receiving approval from the centre, the 1989 batch IAS officer was dismissed. According to the statement, in 1999, Kumar approved loans anointing to Rs 33.34 crore to fake private firms. Reportedly, out of 27 corruption cases filed against him, he was convicted in two.

Wed, 02 Feb 2022 - 01:55 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

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Vinod Kumar & Tek Chand to attend the Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony

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Vinod Kumar, Tek Chand To Attend Paralympics Opening Ceremony

Vinod Kumar, discus-thrower, and Tek Chand, javelin-thrower are two of five Indian athletes who will witness the Tokyo Paralympics opening-ceremony. About 54 para-athletes from across nine sports disciplines will be present and this is India's largest-ever Paralympic participation. The event will commence on August 24 and will continue till September 5. Rio 2016 Gold Medalist, Thangavelu Mariyappan will delegate the event.

Mon, 23 Aug 2021 - 11:10 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

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