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Seaways GM murder: Mahima, aide sent to jail


27/12(ONT Bureau). Bhubaneswar: Managing director of Orissa Stevedores Limited (OSL) Mahimananda Mishra and his aide Basant Bal were sent to Samagol jail in Jagatsinghpur district on Tuesday in connection with the sensational murder of Mahendra Swain, the general manager of Seaways Shipping and Logististics Limited (SSLL) after court rejected their bail pleas. Police which lodged the duo in Paradip jail ...

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Culling begins at Keranga after bird flu detection


Khurdha: 27/12(ONT Bureau). Culling of fowl began at Keranga village and one km radius area around it in the district in the wake of detection of avian flu. Three days after the Fisheries and Animal Resources Development Department received report from High Security Animal Disease Laboratory in Bhopal confirming the H5N1virus, the district collector had convened a meeting on Monday ...

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Model Code of Conduct issued by the Commission holding General Election to Panchayati Raj Institutions


Bhubaneswar: 27/12(ONT Bureau). Bhubaneswar: The State Election Commission (SEC) on Tuesday declared dates for five-phase panchayat polls in Odisha beginning 13 February, 2017. The elections which would be held in 6805 gram panchayats and 853 Zilla Parishad zones, will end on 21 February. Officials said, with the announcement, the poll code of conduct has come into effect in the State ...

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Odisha should Prioritise Industrialization Based on its Resources Prof. Dr. P. K. Jena


Government of Odisha in line with ‘Make in India’ programme has organized “Make in Odisha” Conclave, a three days programme starting from 30th November 2016 at Bhubaneswar. It is the most welcome event to place Odisha at its rightful place in the country’s Industrial Map. It is surprising that, since independence of India in 1947, inspite of the availability of ...

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Akshya Kumar parija got Mohan dev goswami Award for best film of 2015 Kehi Nuhe kahar×


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Women have treaded a long path towards self-realisation: Paramita Satpathy


At a time when the plight of modern women is hardly getting space in Odia literature, Paramita Satpathy’s book Prapti’ that has been selected for the Central Sahitya Akademi Award holds relevance. It is a collection of 10 novellas in Odia and women in many hues are the protagonists. Paramita is happy that the jury selected her book based on ...

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The Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Smt. Anupriya Patel releasing a Special Cover on freedom fighter “Shri Gaya Prasad Katiyar” at a function, in New Delhi on December 26, 2016.

The Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Smt. Anupriya Patel releasing a Special Cover on freedom fighter “Shri Gaya Prasad Katiyar” at a function, in New Delhi on December 26, 2016.

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Pradhan urges Nadda to include Odia in NEET


BHUBANESWAR: (ONT bureau) :27/12 Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday requested Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda to include Odia language in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for the students of Odisha. Blaming the ruling BJD for failing to protect interest of the Odia students, Pradhan said the ...

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Dangal enters 100 crore club in first weekend


Mumbai: (ONT bureau) :27/12 ‘Dangal’ indeed made a massive noise from the very day of its release on December 23 and in just one weekend, it entered the 100 crore club. Witnessing the biggest single day ever in India with a collection of Rs. 42.35 crore Nett. on day three total weekend number stands at Rs. 106.95 crore Nett. and ...

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Sindhu’s Olympic silver marks a glorious year for badminton


NEW DELHI: (ONT bureau) :27/12 P V Sindhu cemented her position as a dominant force on the world stage with an Olympic silver medal while Saina Nehwal continued to battle with injuries in a year, which saw Indian badminton take giant strides at the global platform. It turned out to be a watershed year for Sindhu, who reached the upper ...

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