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Pakistan returns Indian national who inadvertently crossed border

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LAHORE:30/4/18: An Indian national, who inadvertently crossed into Pakistani territory over a year ago, has been handed over to the Indian authorities at the Wagah border.Dalwandar Singh, 23, was handed over to the Border Security Force (BSF) yesterday after the Punjab Rangers completed due legal process, according to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Pakistan military’s media wing.Singh had inadvertently ...

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Commissionertae Police busted an illegal edible oil godown at Cuttack

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Cuttack: 30/4/18:The Commissionertae Police on Monday busted an illegal edible oil godown at Nuasahi in Khannagar area of Cuttack where spurious oil-filled containers were kept under prestigious brands. Acting on a tip-off, police raided the godown on charges of adulteration and seized over 300 oil-filled containers and other items seized Odisha. Sources said the adulterated edible oil was sold to retailers ...

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Sanjay Garnaik‘s name has been recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya Award

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Bhubaneswar:30/4/18; Odisha-born athletic coach Sanjay Garnaik‘s name has been recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya Award this year. Garnaik, coach of the India junior squad, is the first Odia athletic coach whose name was sent for the top award by Athletics Federation of India (AFI). He is currently preparing for the 3rd South Asian Junior Athletics Championships to be held from ...

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“Gopapura” depicts man’s sense of determination and courage to transcend obstacles: Ramachandra Behera:

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Born in Odisha, Ramachandra Behera is one among the few writers known for his literary works which depict ‘the slice of life’ in its natural form. A well-known radio dramatist of the seventies, Behera’s stories and novels take us to the of man’s struggle for survival. A teacher by profession, adored by students for his insightful lectures, 72-year-old Behera’s literary ...

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Dharmendra Pradhan launched three projects in Balasore

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Balasore:29/4/18: Petroleum and natural gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan today launched three projects including a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) bottling unit in Balasore district. Inaugurating the event the Union Minister said, “The PHBPL Pipeline is acting as the energy highway to entire Eastern & North-Eastern region of India supplying crude oil to 5 refineries namely Paradip, Haldia, Barauni, Bongaigaon & Guwahati. ...

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Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district will remain closed three months

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Kendrapara: 29/4/18:The Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district will remain closed three months for visitors from May 1 to July 31 in view of the breeding season of estuarine crocodiles. The national park will remain closed for visitors from May 1 to July 31 in view of the breeding season of the saltwater crocodiles, informed Bimal Prasanna Acharya, Bhitarkanika Divisional ...

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Odisha Chief Minister declared the first Odisha Skills 2018 competition open

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Bhubaneswar:29/4/18:Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik declared the first Odisha Skills 2018 competition open and announced Rs 1 lakh for gold medalist, Rs 75,000 for silver and Rs 50,000 for bronze medalists. He stated the event will showcase talent of state’s youth to the world & create more opportunities for them.   Highlights from his address to the participants: • Odisha Skills 2018 ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated ‘Odisha Skills 2018’

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Bhubaneswar:29/4/18: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated ‘Odisha Skills 2018’, the state-level chapter of India Skill competition organised by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) here. Coinciding with the birth anniversary of the architect of modern Odisha Madhusudan Das, The two-day competition, which began yesterday, has about 7000 participants from across the state competing in six sectors and 25 skills.Speaking on ...

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In future, all courses must be taught in their local languages:Vice-President

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Kerala:29/4/18:The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India has the chance to re-emerge as the global powerhouse in the field of education and called for revamping the syllabi and improving the infrastructure to impart world class quality education. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the new campus of the Central University of Kerala and ...

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Odisha Food Festival has been kicked off at the Press Club, New Delhi

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New Delhi: 28/4/18;Odisha Food Festival has been kicked off at the Press Club, New Delhi and will continue till April 29. Stalls with traditional food and sweets from Odisha have been set up at the venue which is being flocked by non-resident Odias and Delhiites alike. Well-known historian and food critic, Pushpesh Pant who was the Chief Guest at the ...

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