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BN Mohapatra has assumed office as the Financial Commissioner of Indian Railways

Newdelhi:17/4/17:Odisha born Indian Railway Accounts Service officer BN Mohapatra has assumed office as the Financial Commissioner of Indian Railways at Railway Board, New Delhi. Prior to this, he was working as Additional Member/Finance of Railway Board at New Delhi. Mohapatra, a Post Graduate with Political Science from Delhi University, joined Indian Railways Accounts Service in 1980. Thereafter, he worked in ...

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Forest official was injured while trying to capture a leopard

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OdishaNews Times  Bureau Balangir, Apr 17: A forest official was injured while trying to capture a leopard hiding at Kuruli village in Balangir district of Odisha. The locals were sacred when the leopard was found hiding in a resident’s house at the village near Kantabanji in the district. A special team will rush the village to capture the tiger

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BJP’s two-day national executive meeting has begun

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Bhubaneswar:15/4/17: BJP’s two-day national executive meeting has begun at Bhubaneshwaron Saturday. The meeting is expected to discuss a host of issues including the elections in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka. The BJP’s national executive is also likely to discuss the next Presidential candidate. Besides, the party would focus on Odisha. The saffron party had an excellent performance in the recently ...

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Why publishers are finding it difficult to market Debut authors

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The effective marketing of a debut author’s book is often the most contentious and stressful aspect of modern publishing. It can throw perfectly cordial and sometimes even strong pre-publication-date relationships between an author and his publisher, editor, and agent, into complete disarray. It leads to bitter quarrels, blame-games, cancellation of future contracts, and, at times (although this is extremely rare), ...

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Is Naveen Patnaik worry about the 2019 Assembly elections?

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The Bharatiya Janata Party’s decision to hold its two-day national executive in Bhubaneswar, starting Saturday, seems to have been made keeping in mind the saffron party’s desire to make inroads into Odisha, which has been ruled for the past 17 years by the Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal. Since 2014, almost all ministers of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government ...

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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today felicitated a six-year-old girl

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Bhubaneswar:15/4/17:Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today felicitated a six-year-old girl for exhibiting rare bravery by saving her sister from a crocodile attack in Kendrapara district. Mamata, a girl from Bankual village close to Bhitarkanika National Park of Rajnagar block in Kendrapara district on April 4, had displayed exceptional courage and alertness to rescue her sister Asanti from a crocodile attack. ...

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Naveen Pattnaik has made an essential announcement :three crore for Odia chair in JNU.

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Bhubaneswar:15/4/17: While celebrating Dr. BR Ambedkar Jayanti in the city on Friday, Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik has made an essential announcement which states that permanent caste certificates to SC, ST and socially and educationally backward classes (SEBCs) students will be given from the school in Class V.  He also launched the Virtual Academy and announced `three crore for Odia chair ...

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Sambalpuri Saree will be Marketed by Amazon India

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Sonepur: 11/4/17:Now shop your own Odishan symbol of elegance, the a,Sambalpuri ssaree, from Amazon Indi with the latest designs and unique patterns. The company has signed an MoU with the weavers of the district thereby guaranteeing market access and source of income for them, besides giving the six yard handwoven wonder a wider reach. Amazon is also providing training to ...

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Curfew was relaxed in Bhadrak for nine hours

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Bhadrak:11/4/17:Denizens of violence-hit Bhadrak town in Odisha had a huge sigh of relief today as curfew was relaxed here for nine hours– initially from 7 am to 2 pm and later extended till 4 pm– facilitating them to buy essential commodities. Besides, educational institutions, banks and government offices in the town were directed by the district Collector to remain open today.

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Nalco has won the prestigious SCOPE Award

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Bhubaneswar:11/4/17 Nalco has won the prestigious SCOPE Award for excellence and outstanding contribution to public sector management – Institutional Category I (Maharatna & Navratna PSEs). President Pranab Mukherjee presented the award to Nalco CMD Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand at a function organized on the occasion of Public Sector Day celebrations at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on Tuesday. Nalco also received another ...

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