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Meeting On Strategy Review Against Maoists On May 8


Raipur (Chhattisgarh)25/4/17; Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday termed the Maoist attack on CRPF personnel in Chattisgarh, which left 25 troopers dead, a “cold blooded murder”. He added the government will take strong action against those responsible. Singh, who visited the attack site in Sukma district earlier on Tuesday, told the media here that a joint meeting of various state ...

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Second time year bus fare has been increased.


Bhubaneswar:25/4/17: With the increase in petrol and diesel prices, Odisha Government has hiked fares for all categories of passenger buses as per automatic fare adjustment mechanism. A notification issued by the Commerce and Transport Department on Monday  has said that the fares of ordinary and express buses have been increased. The statement mentions that the fare for ordinary buses have been ...

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No more grace marks for difficult questions


New Delhi:25/4/17; The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday scrapped the moderation policy under which grace marks are given to students in exams for difficult questions. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting. Under the moderation policy, examinees are awarded up to 15 per cent extra marks in certain papers if the questions are deemed to be ...

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High alert has been issued for Odisha Border


Raipur:25/4/17: Following the major Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma, a high alert has been issued for Odisha border. Combing operation has been intensified along the state border to check infiltration. Some parts of the border have also been sealed. Police DGP KB Singh has said that after the Sukma attack, the Odisha border is on high alert so that the ...

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Results of JEE Main 2017 will be released on April 27

Bhubaneswar:25/4/17: The results of JEE Main 2017 will be released on April 27. The results will be available on the official website jeemain.nic.in. In Odisha around 45,000 students and 12 lakh students across the country had appeared for the exams. The results to be published on Thursday and will include the JEE (Main) Paper 1 score and rank and also ...

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Heat wave swept across Odisha

Bhubaneswar:Heat  wave  swept across Odisha with Titlagarh being the hottest place at 45.5 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. The sun-stroke toll also climbed to three during the day, following a death reported from Balangir district, the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said. The searing heat did not spare the coastal region also as the temperature shot up in many places ...

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odishaparba at Delhi from29th April to 1st May


Newdelhi:25/4/17;Odisha’s glorious heritage and culture will come alive in the heart of Delhi at the India Gate Lawns from 29th April to 1st May,2017.  The mega event will showcase a grand spectrum of this beautiful coastal state through its enchanting music & dance; traditional arts & crafts; rich history & heritage; authentic foods & flavours. Each evening, the magnificent hues ...

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Badminton legend P Gopichand is in the city today for the selection of player


Bhubaneswar: 25/4/17;Badminton legend P Gopichand is in the city today for the selection of players for the upcoming SAI training Centre to be set up at Shahid Nagar. The players will be groomed for the upcoming Olympics. Of the 51 players from across the Eastern India aged eight to 14, who showcased their skills at the Shahid Nagar Indoor Hall, ...

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Dutee Chand has made India proud again

Jajpu25/4/17; Dutee Chand has made India proud again as the athlete leading the Indian contingent at the three leg Asian Grand Prix 2017 in China grabbed a bronze in the 100m sprint clocking 11.59 seconds. Meanwhile, her car that had earned her the sobriquet ‘Nano’ has been  burnt by unidentified miscreants in her village in Jajpur today. Just after Dutee ...

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Odisha Government has a target of record 60 lakh tonnes of both Kharif and Rabi paddy


Bhubaneswar:25/4/17 Odisha Government has a target of record 60 lakh tonnes of both Kharif and Rabi paddy procurement this year. This was informed to media on Tuesday by Odisha Food Supplies Secretary Pradipta Mohapatra at the State Secretariat here. Mohapatra said, “This year our State is going to have a record procurement of paddy. In the past years, the paddy procurement ...

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