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Empowered civil society crucial for humane redress of social gaps: Vice President  Releases book ‘Empowering the Marginalized’ 

Newdelhi:26/7/17:The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that an empowered civil society is crucial for a more humane redress of the yawning social gaps. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the book ‘Empowering the Marginalized’ authored by Shri Deepak Dwivedi, here today. The Vice President said that empowering people, to strengthen their capacities has to ...

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Students from schools, colleges and Universities can take advantage of the world-class warm-up stadium of the Kalinga Stadium

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Bhubaneswar:26/7/17: Students from schools, colleges and Universities can take advantage of the world-class warm-up stadium of the Kalinga Stadium. The Odisha government is planning to encourage educational institutions which do not have their own tracks and grounds to make use of the facilities of the Kalinga Stadium.“We will now encourage all schools, colleges and universities which do not have their own ...

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Jharsuguda airstrip will takeoff from September 1.

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Bhubaneswar:26/7/17; If everything goes the right way, the first flights from under-construction Jharsuguda airstrip will takeoff from September 1. Chief Secretary Adiyta Prasad Padhy who reviewed the UDAN scheme for regional air connectivity in the State directed authorities concerned to complete the 1st Phase works in Jharsuguda airstrip and make it ready for flight by 1st September, 2017. He also further ...

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Design by Proshish Golyan from Bhubaneswar secured the top rank for smart city street vendors uniform

Bhubaneswar:26/7/17: As part of the initiatives for the development of smart city in Odisha capital, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to provide uniform for the street vendors. The uniform — yellow shirt with yellow apron, traditional cotton cloth on hand and turban on head — designed by the BMC will add the smart look to the street vendors ...

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Eighty villages in Odisha’s Bhadrak district have been affected due to floods in river Baitarini

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Bhadrak:26/7/17: Around 80 villages in Odisha’s Bhadrak district have been affected due to floods in river Baitarini. Several areas in the district remained inundated with hundreds of people marooned despite a fall in the water level of river Baitarini. The river is still flowing above the danger mark. While the danger mark at Akhuapada stands at 17.83 metres water was ...

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BJD poll funding : HC to conduct hearing on Ganjam DM’s plea on July 27

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Bhubaneswar:26/7/17: The Orissa High Court would hold its final hearing on July 27 on the recall petition filed by Ganjam district Collector in connection with the alleged poll funding irregularities by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The Collector in his petition cited that notice issued by the court to the Election Commission of India is wrong and approached the court to ...

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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik deputed three senior IAS officers of the State Government to monitor flood situation

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Bhubaneswar:26/7/17: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik (CM) today deputed three senior IAS officers of the State Government to monitor flood situation of Rayagada, Jajpur and Bhadrak districts. As per CM’s direction, Development Commissioner R Balakrishnan will review the flood scenario in Jajpur, Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) Suresh Mohapatra to take stock of flood-hit areas of Bhadrak and ACS Asit Tripathy will monitor ...

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Swatch Bharat Pakwada observance is in full swing in Paradip oil refinery

Paradip:26/7/17: As part of Swatch Bharat Pakwada observance, cleanliness drive is in full swing in Paradip oil refinery complex. The oil company personnel with the active involvement of local traders and residents voluntarily took up the task to clean the streets. Later G.S.Singh, Executive Director administered the Swachh Bharat pledge to PDRians in Hindi in the presence of Chief General Managers, ...

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Memorial Function For Air-crash Victims Throws Flashback to 2nd World War

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Mayurbhanja: 26/7/17:As the country today observed with hype Vijay Divas paying glowing tributes to heroes of Kargil war, a cross-section of historians flanked by locals and school children today organized a memorial service of far-flung Rasgovindpur in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district for 14 airmen killed in air crash on July 26, 1945. The crash that squeezed the lives of 14 airmen had ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced the setting up of Special Development Councils in nine tribal districts for the inclusive growth of tribals .

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Bhubaneswar:268/7/17: In a development, the Odisha Cabinet today decided to establish Special Development Councils in 9 tribal dominated districts of Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundargarh, Kandhamal, Gajapati, Koraput, Rayagada, Malkangiri and Nabarangpur. This has been declared by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in a press conference after concluding the Cabinet meeting in the State Secretariat here. The CM declared that the Councils will ...

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