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• On the eve of MakarsankratiSarthak ‘s romantic film DIL DEEWANA HEIGALA going to be released across the Odisha on 13th January,2017,this romantic film is being produced by Sitaram Agrawal and Namita Agrawal. The film stars Babushanin the lead role alongwith Seetal, Aparajita,MihirDas,BijayMohanty,AnjanaDas,Pradyumna Lenka,Namrata Das & others in supporting roles DIL_DEEWANA_HEIGALA is being directed by Sudhanshu Mohan Sahoo, Ranjit Patnaik ...

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Centre Cabinet Minister jual Oram Addrees a Press conference

The Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Shri Jual Oram addressing a press conference on the achievement of his Ministry, in New Delhi on December 27, 2016.

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Cabinet approves International Solar Alliance (ISA): Signing of the Framework Agreement

The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh chairing the 27th Southern Zonal Council meeting, in Thiruvananthapuram on December 28, 2016.
The Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan and the Chief Minister of Puducherry, Shri V. Narayanasamy are also seen.

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the proposal of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) for ratification of ISA’s Framework Agreement by India. ISA was launched jointly by the Prime Minister of India and the President of France on 30th November, 2015 at Paris on the side-lines ...

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Review: Nubia Z11 smartphone


Taking smartphone photography to the next level, Chinese manufacturer nubia has introduced its “bezel-less” flagship Z11 that features NeoVision 6.0 — a DSLR-like photography system Competing in the mid-range segment, the Rs 29,999 nubia Z11 takes the OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T and Xiaomi Mi 5 devices head on. Here is what works for the Z11: The black and gold finish ...

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NewDelhi(ONT Bureau ) 28/12Government today appointed Viral V Acharya, a professor of Economics in the Department of Finance at the New York University (NYU), new Deputy Governor at the Reserve Bank of India. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet cleared the appointment for three years. He is taking over at a time when the central bank is facing criticism for ...

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Centre Confirms of H5 N1 Strain of Avian Influenza Virus in Village Keranga


NewDelhi(ONT Bureau) The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fishries, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has informed the Government of Odisha regarding the confirmation of H5 N1 strain of Avian Influenza virus in village Keranga of District Khordha of Odisha. The samples from the said epicenter were sent to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal ...

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Bhubaneswar(ONT Bureau), Dec. 28, 2016 – Honeywell announced today that it is helping Odisha Police with a city-wide surveillance system that helps boost security, prevent crimes, maintain law and order, and control traffic in the state’s capital city. The quality of the city’s security is exemplified by Bhubaneshwar’s recent win at the World Smart City Awards. The recognition from the ...

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Modernist Poetics: A Study in Lakshmi Purana Lipipuspa Nayak


it is both inevitable and distressing that we discuss the trends in our literature by standards in Western Criticism. Inevitable because we find the colonial mindset too deeply ingrained to see anything worth discussing by our pre-colonial literary and aesthetic traditions. Distressing because, it is time we fought this unfortunate syndrome as there is no dearth of material in our ...

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Translating Bhagabata of Jagannatha Das Subhendu Mund


For the last five centuries or so, Shrimad Bhagabata, better known as Atibadi Jagannath Das’s ‘Bhagabata’ has been the ultimate in religio-literary experience of the Odias. It has been the most popular Odia text all these years. Needless to say, it still enjoys that elevated position in the Odia psyche despite all the social, cultural and political changes over the ...

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Senapati’s ClassicNovel: Six Acres and a Third Satya P Mohanty


Senapati’s ClassicNovel: Six Acres and a Third Satya P Mohanty Fakir Mohan Senapati’s classic Oriya novel is a marvel of 19th century literary realism, complex and sophisticated. It seeks to analyse and explain social reality instead of merely holding up a mirror to it. The novel’s literary innovations changed Oriya literature forever. SET IN colonial Indian society during the early ...

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