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People commuting after dark on the road in smart city will face no more inconvenience

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Bhubaneswar:30/6/18; People commuting after dark on the road connecting City Women’s College with Jagamara will face no more inconvenience as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated a street light project which will cover the stretch. Patnaik also inaugurated street light from Jadupur to NH-5, Badagada Grid-33/11 KV Sub-Station, Jagamara Grid-33/11 KV Sub-Station and Dumduma Grid-33/11 KV Sub-Station. BMC Mayor Ananta ...

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A two-day national-level workshop called AgriVikas 2018 concluded

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Bhubaneswar30/6/18;: A two-day national-level workshop called AgriVikas 2018 supported by the National Institute of Agriculture Marketing (NIAM) and KPMG as knowledge partners began at Siksha O Anusandhan University, here on Fridayis concluded on Saturday The workshop intended to serve as a platform to enhance trade in agricultural services and develop synergies between competitive players of the agricultural sector in the Indian ...

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Naveen Patnaik met farmers from Bhawanipatna block of Kalahandi

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Bhubaneswar:30/6/18;Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik met farmers from Bhawanipatna block of Kalahandi district and hailed their immense contribution to food security in the state. He urged them to take advantage of various schemes for their all-round welfare

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Odisha Chief Minister presided over signing of various MoUs for ensuring efficient disaster Management

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Bhubaneswar:30/6/18;Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik presided over signing of various MoUs for ensuring efficient disaster management and stronger agricultural growth & farmer empowerment. Highlights of MoU between Odisha State Disaster Management Authority and Regional Integrated Multi Hazard Early Warning Systems (RIMES): • For automated risk, advisory generation & information dissemination • Efficient management of disasters like flood, tsunami, drought, heat wave, lightning ...

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In a Remarkable Achievement, India gets its 37th WORLD UNESCO World HERITAGE SITE.

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Newdelhi:30/6/18;In yet another landmark achievement, India’s nomination of the “Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai ” has been inscribed on  UNESCO’s World Heritage list. The decision was taken at the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO at Manama in Bahrain today. As recommended by the World Heritage Committee, India accepted the renaming of the ensemble as “Victorian Gothic and ...

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PM reviews progress towards holistic development of islands

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Newdelhi:30/6/18:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today reviewed the progress towards holistic development of islands. The Union Government had constituted the Islands Development Agency on June 1st, 2017. 26 islands have been listed for holistic development. NITI Aayog made a presentation on the elements of holistic development, including key infrastructure projects, digital connectivity, green energy, desalination plants, waste management, promotion ...

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No misconduct with President Kovind’s wife at Jagannath temple

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Bhubaneswar:30/6/18; Amid roaring controversy over allegations that President Ram Nath Kovind and his wife Savita Kovind were misbehaved with during their visit to Jagannath temple in Puri, the press secretary of the President has made it crystal clear that no such incident had happened. Ashok Malik, the press secretary of the President, while speaking to India Today rebutted the reports ...

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Dhamnagar MLA Muktikanta Mandal acquitted in the sensational Niranjan Jena murder case

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Bhadrak:30/6/18: The additional district and sessions court in Bhadrak on Saturday acquitted Dhamnagar MLA Muktikanta Mandal and five others in the sensational Niranjan Jena murder case in 2002. Adjudicating the case, ADJ Anup Kumar Chandan acquitted the former Basudevpur block chairman and legislator and five others due to lack of evidence. Five others who were acquitted by the court are ...

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Heavy rain brought Bhubaneswar to a halt causing a traffic gridlock

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Bhubaneswar: 30/6/18:This afternoon rain returned to Bhubaneswar city disrupting normal life, flooding roads and submerging vehicles in several localities. Just one round of heavy showers caused destructive flash flooding at several places in Odisha capital while Nayapalli area witnessed a state of emergency on Saturday afternoon. Numerous vehicles were submerged in waist-deep rain waters in front of ISKON temple and ...

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Renowned poet Ramakanta Rath was named to get Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman

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Bhubaneswar:30/6/18; Renowned  poet Ramakanta Rath was named to get Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman, the highest honour of Odisha Sahitya Akademi. The eminent poet will receive the prestigious award for the year 2018 for his immense contribution to Odia literature. Some of the poems including ‘Kete Dinara’, ‘Aneka Kothari’, ‘Sandigdha Mrigaya’, ‘Saptama Ritu’ and ‘Sachitra Andhara’ are considered as his best ...

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