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BJD MLA drew flak for sitting on a police inspector’s chair

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Jajpur:25/4/17; Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Amar Prasad Satpathy drew flak for sitting on a police inspector’s chair here on Tuesday where he had gone to inaugurate a new building. According to reports, Satapathy, Barchana MLA of Jajpur district, was invited to inaugurate a new building of Balichandrapur police station where the incident happened. The legislator, however, said he didn’t ...

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World Malaria Day observed by the Odisha Government

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Bhubaneswar:25/4/17:The World Malaria Day was observed by the Odisha Government on Tuesday (April 25) like every year at the IMA Conference Hall near Capital Hospital here. The report released to media stated that malarial deaths officially recorded in 2014 was 89 while in 2015 it came down to 80 and in 2016 it has further declined to 77. Briefing media ...

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Controversy over MP article

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Bhubaneswar:25/4/17: Close on the heels of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Baijayant Panda’s articlein odia daily Samaj  on party affairs that left the ruling party red-faced and invited Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s discomfort, another MP of the ruling party, Bhartruhari Mahtab , on Tuesday did the same thing – wrote an article, in odia tabloid Nirvaya  , which did ...

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Rajnath Singh enquiring about the health of injured CRPF personnel

The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh enquiring about the health of injured CRPF personnel at the Ramkrishna Care Hospital, in Raipur, Chhattisgarh on April 25, 2017.
The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir is also seen.

New Delhi:25/4/17:The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh enquiring about the health of injured CRPF personnel at the Ramkrishna Care Hospital, in Raipur, Chhattisgarh on April 25, 2017. The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram was also visit the hospital CNR :96086 Photo ID :101490

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Union Minister of Agriculture inaugurates two-day National Conference on Agriculture for Kharif Campaign-2017

  Newdelhi:25/4/17:The National Conference on Agriculture for Kharif Campaign – 2017 is being organised on 25th and 26th April, 2017 at New Delhi.  The Conference was inaugurated by Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare and also addressed by Shri Parshottam Rupala and Shri Sudarshan Bhagat, Ministers of State for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare.   The Conference ...

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Famous Odiya Litereture Premalata Acharya no more

  Bhubaneswar:25/4/17:Premalata Acharya , eminent Litereture Dadhichi Awardee and Governor Awardee of Odisha passed away this anguagemorning in Katak . She has donated her body to SCB Medical science college, Katak. A great writer of Odiya language, I was always impressed by her prolific writing. She used to call me always to inspire me to be a voracious reader. A ...

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Environmental activist Prafulla Samantara will get Goldman Environmental Prize

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San Francisco:24/4/17: Indian environmental activist Prafulla Samantara was on Monday announced as the Asia recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize for championing the cause of Odidha’s Dongria Kondh tribals and safeguarding their land and culture. Samantara, the sixth Indian to win the prize, which is also called the ‘Green Nobel’, had led a historic 12-year legal battle that affirmed the ...

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Dolly Parekh bagged the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 for promoting ‘Pattachitra’

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Bhubaneswar:24/4/17: Dolly Parekh, a Bhubaneswar-based fashion designer has bagged the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 for promoting ‘Pattachitra’ (scroll painting), through her designs. Parekh, a Gujarati, is known for her traditional yet contemporary designs of clothes. She has been in the fashion industry for the last 10 years. She received the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 on Friday night ...

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Two foreign nationals were caught inside the Sri Jagannath temple

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Puri:24/4/17:Two foreign nationals were caught inside the Sri Jagannath temple premises in Odisha’s Puri today. According to reports, a couple from Argentina was seen by sevayats (servitors) near the Maa Lakshmi temple inside the Sri Jagannath temple premises. The couple was handed over to Simhadwara police by the sevayats. Police have detained the couple and are questioning them on how ...

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Suresh Chandra Hota is the new Director of Biju Patnaik International Airport

Bhubaneswar:24/4/17:Suresh Chandra Hota is the new Director of Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Odisha capital. Hota assumed office today after his transfer from Ahmedabad recently where he was posted as JGM (ATC) at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, sources said. Civil Aviation Ministry transferred R Mahalingam back to Coimbatore. Notably, the incumbent hails from Sambalpur and graduated from GM College.

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