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Nitish Kumar will likely take oath as Chief Minister of Bihar tomorrow with the support of BJP.

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NEW DELHI: 26/7/17: Nitish Kumar is currently meeting Bihar Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to stake claim to form government with the support of the BJP, hours after he dramatically resigned as Chief Minister, ending his mahagathbandhan or grand alliance with Lalu Yadav’s RJD and the Congress. Mr Kumar will likely take oath as Chief Minister tomorrow as the head of his government. Nitish Kumar’s ...

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Odisha’s first of its kind state level financial inclusion conclave was inaugurated

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Bhubaneshwar:26/7/17; Odisha’s first of its kind state level financial inclusion conclave was inaugurated by Shri H.R. Khan, Former Deputy Governor, RBI today in Bhubaneshwar. The conclave was organised by OSAFII. Shri H.R. Khan also presented the keynote address. Around 160 delegates from across the country participated at the event. According to Shri Parshuram Nayak, President, OSAFII, “This conclave is aiming for ...

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UGC Asks Universities To Include Photos, Aadhaar Numbers In Degrees

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Bhubaneswar/New Delhi:26/7/17: The University Grants Commission has asked all universities to introduce photograph and Aadhar number in degrees and certificates awarded to students. The UGC vide letter dated March 21, 2017 has requested all the universities to introduce such identification mechanisms, said Union Minister of State for HRD Mahendra Nath Pandey in the Lok Sabha recently.While replying to a question ...

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The Mahapatra Muse:Two deeply vivid volumes of poems from the Oriya masters

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KEKI N. DARUWALLA JAYANTA and Sitakant Mahapatra are two thoroughbreds who have kept up with Pegasus these many years. Their devotion to the muse has been single-minded. They have never deviated into other genres. The fruits of their labour differ, but don’t they always? Sitakant has been translated into many languages. He has won the Jnanpith, something that Jayanta cannot ...

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BJB college ladies hostel students staged a dharna alleging that insects were found from the food

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Bhubaneswar:26/7/17: Many girl students of BJB College here today staged a dharna alleging that insects were found from the food served to them at ladies hostel. Besides, the hostel inmates also raised question over the standard of the food. College authorities, after being aware about the incident, reached the spot and held discussion with the students. After assurance by the ...

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SSWB, Odisha pays Tribute to Malati Choudhury on her 113th Birth Anniversay

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Bhubaneswar 26th July 2017: A journey of thousand miles must begin with a single step, is what believes Smt. Latika Pradhan, Chairperson, The State Social Welfare Board (SSWB) Odisha. As an initiative and such step towards making SSWB, Odisha, instrumental in spearheading the movement of women empowerment and child development,The State Social Welfare Board (SSWB), Odisha under the aegis of ...

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Obituary:Yash Pal (26 November 1926 – 24 July 2017)

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Yash Pal (26 November 1926 – 24 July 2017), also referred as Yash Pal Singh, was an Indian scientist, educator and educationist. He was known for his contributions to the study of cosmic rays, as well as for being an institution-builder. In his later years, he has become one of the leading science communicators of the country. Starting his career ...

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AIIMS paper leak: HC asks Centre to reply on plea for probe

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Newdelhi:26/7/17:The Delhi High Court today sought response of the Centre, AIIMS and the CBI on a plea seeking a court-monitored probe into the alleged illegalities and irregularities during the AIIMS MBBS entrance examination held this year. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar specifically directed the CBI to place before it the agency’s status ...

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BJP announces support to Nitish Kumar to form government

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Newdelhi:26/7/17:The BJP on Wednesday night announced its support to Nitish Kumar for forming a new government in Bihar, which it said the JD-U leader has accepted. BJP senior leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, who is part of the three-member committee formed by the party high command to give a report on the situation in Bihar, made ...

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Tarang Cine Productions presents‘Hero No 1’ featuring Babushan

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Bhubaneswar: Odia film actor Babushan will pair with new comer Bhoomika Dash in his upcoming Odia movie ‘Hero No 1’. Bhoomika was last seen in the movie ‘Tu Mo Love Story’. The acting skills of the actor were praised in the movie, which fared well at the box office. Odia movie Hero No 1 will be produced under the banner of ...

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