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What Odissi you see today is a Combination of Gotipua and Mahari, but the Influence of Mahari is very little:Laxmipriya Mohapatra

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Ashok Palit Over theyears, Odissi has emerged as one of the most popular classical dance forms in India, the credit for which goes to the significant role played by the ‘trinity’ of Odissi — Gurus Pankaj Charan Das, Kelucharan Mohapatra and Debaprasad Das. Yet another person who created history with unswerving determination, professional excellence and artistic integrity is ‘Guruma’ Laxmipriya ...

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Veteran Odia playwright, jatra actor and director Ananta Ojha breathed his last

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Bhubaneswar:31/12/17; Veteran Odia playwright, jatra actor and director Ananta Ojha breathed his last this evening after a prolonged fight with cancer. Ojha, who was undergoing treatment for mouth cancer at a private hospital in Bengaluru died this evening as he failed to respond to treatment despite best of the efforts by a team of doctors, hospital sources told reporters. The ...

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Odisha police have decided to implement a Student Traffic Volunteers

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Koraput:31/12/17;The police have decided to implement a Student Traffic Volunteers (STV) scheme at Jeypore town in Koraput district to improve traffic management in busy areas. A blueprint is being prepared and according to the scheme, each college student will be paid Rs 100 daily for assisting traffic personnel for three hours, a senior police official said. The scheme will not ...

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Odisha forest department has busted a racket thriving on smuggling fresh water Turtles

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Malkangiri:31/12/17; The state forest department has busted a racket thriving on smuggling fresh water turtles while arresting three persons in Kalimela area of Malkangiri district. The arrested persons were carrying the turtle-laden lorry to Malkangiri when the forest personnel intercepted the vehicle with nearly one thousand smuggled aquatic animals. The arrested accused persons were running an organized turtles smuggling racket. ...

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Revolutionary Odia poet Rabi Singh conferred with the prestigious Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman

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December 31/12/17;: Revolutionary Odia poet Rabi Singh  conferred with the prestigious Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman for the year 2017, Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Chandra  Panda has bestowed the award to Mr.Rabi Sing  Harihar Mishra, President of Odisha Sahitya Akademiand academy secretary Aswani Mishra was present in this occasion.   Rabi Singh has also received the Odisha Sahitya Akademi Award in 1961. ...

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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has decided to constitute a Special Enforcement Squad

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Bhubaneswar:30/12/17;As part of its beautification drive, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has decided to constitute a Special Enforcement Squad for removal of flags and hoardings from ‘No Hoarding Zones’. The New Year 2018 would certainly make the Temple City more beautiful and less cluttered as the skyline would be free from unwanted hoardings and flags of various political parties. Today Bhubaneswar Municipal ...

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Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morchastaged demonstration ahead of Odisha CM visit to the city

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Cuttack:30/12/17; The Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the BJP, today staged demonstration here at CDA and Jobra barrage ahead of Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s visit to the city. Hundreds of BJYM activists were protesting with black flags and bangles at the CDA and Jobra barrage. The party activists also hurled eggs on the police vehicles at ...

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Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated Nursing College at SCB Medical College and Hospital

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Cuttack:30/12/17;Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik inaugurated Nursing College at SCB Medical College and Hospital. The 100-seat college offering BSC Nursing courses will produce specialist nurses with highest level of expertise in patientcare and augment nursing personnel in #Odisha. Hon’ble CM dedicated the state-of-the-art auditorium, which has a capacity to seat 1500, along with campus WiFi and 400 seat Nursing hostel at SCBMCH. ...

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Rajen Gohen and Dharmendra Pradhan Inaugurated the Second entry gate and New station Building

The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and the Minister of State for Railways, Shri Rajen Gohain jointly dedicating the new building, entry point and reservation counter at Bhubaneswar railway station, in Odisha on December 30, 2017.

Bhubaneswar:30/12/17; Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohen and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today inaugurated the second entry gate and new station building with reserved and unreserved ticketing system at Bhubaneswar railway station here. Speaking on the occasion, Gohen said that Narendra Modi-led Government has done ‘unprecedented’ work in the last three years for development of the railway ...

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Parliament should not become a platform for scoring political brownie points: Vice President

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Kolkota:30/12/17;The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Parliament should not become a platform for scoring political brownie points. He was addressing a seminar on “Revitalizing Parliamentary Democracy in India” on the occasion of the 187th anniversary celebrations of Kolkata Chamber of Commerce, in Kolkata today. The Vice President called for serious introspection on the ...

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