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Note ban: what happened behind scenes, asks Cong


New Delhi:31/12:On the expiry of the 50-day demonetisation exercise, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram described the note ban exercise as a case of “total mismanagement, administrative collapse and widespread corruption”. The former Finance Minister was at his acerbic best while contrasting the “mismanagement” of demonetisation and latest revelations about blackmoney and corruption, with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assertion that ...

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Jharkhand mine collapse: Warning ignored


employees, officials and other persons concerned have been recorded and a case of causing death due to negligence has been registered against officials of the private company. Further probe is on,” said Chouhan. Eyewitnesses said that the mudslides happened when workers were trying to extract coal “from an old dump under mud and boulders that had been extricated earlier”. “There ...

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In 1959, Gour Prasad, now in his30’s, undauntedly dived into his second production “Maa”. The story based on the disparity of rich and poor was by renowned writer Gyanendra Burma. The critically acclaimed pair of “Bhai Bhai”, Gour Prasad and Chandana(Chapala’s new screen name) was repeated. The film, once again independently directed by Nitai Palit, attained unprecedented popularity. The romanticism ...

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Infamous dacoit ‘Suka’ injured in police encounter


Bhubaneswar: ONT Bureaue31/12: Infamous dacoit Sukadeb Behera alias Suka has been injured on his leg in a police encounter at Dhauli area late on Thursday night. Acting on a tip off, special squad of commissionerate police raided Dhauli area. During the encounter, Suka fired two rounds of gun on the police. The police in return while firing, he sustained injuries ...

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Copyrights pertaining to Film and TV Industry emphasized to counter piracy


NewDelhi:ONT Bureaue30/12:The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) convened a meeting of Stakeholders including producers from film and TV industry to discuss copyright and related issues concerning the industry on 28.12.2016 in New Delhi. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Rajiv Aggarwal, Joint Secretary The Department appreciated the efforts being initiated by the ‘Telangana Intellectual Property Crime Unit’ (TIPCU) ...

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Sugar production expected to be about 22.5 million MT by the end of the season


NewDelhi:ONT Bureaue31/12: During the current Sugar Season 2016-17, the sugar mills of the country have commenced the crushing operation smoothly and have produced about 66 Lakh MT of sugar so far. The sugar production is expected to be about 22.5 million MT by the end of the season. With a carryover stock of 7.71 million MT, the total availability of ...

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New delhi:31.12.26:Prabasi Odia Conclave 2017 is focused on the participation of Odias living in and outside of the country. The first Prabasi Odia Conclave 2017 will be held in New Delhi from 6-8 January, 2017 and the plan is to make Odias aware about the steps taken by the government for all around development of Odisha and significant progress achieved ...

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Akhilesh Yadav expelled from Samajwadi Party


NewDelhi:ONT Bureaue30/12:Akhilesh Yadav has been expelled from the Samajwadi Party by SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for six years. Ram Gopal Yadav has also been expelled from primary membership of Samajwadi Party for six years for anti-party activities. He has been removed from all party posts for six years on charges of ‘grave indiscipline’. SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav announced ...

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TMC MP Tapas Pal arrested by CBI May be in Odisha police custody


Kolkota,ONT Bureaue30/12:Bengali film actor and Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Tapas Paul has been arrested by the the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after he reached the CBI office in North 24 Parganas on December 30. Previously this week, another TMC MP, Sudip Bandyopadhyay, along with Tapas Paul was summoned by the CBI in connections with the Rose Valley chit fund ...

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Indian Women Still Knocking On Closed Doors of Temples


Ananya Palit Indian women are demanding equal rights to worship, in sacred places. Have women attained social equality in India? India is most probably the only country, where people worship Goddesses. The purpose for which they pray can be biased. It is totally strange that people pray for a son, offer ‘Prasad’, do ‘Mannat’ before the Goddesses and their masculinity ...

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