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Managing Committee meeting of Puri Lord Jagannath Temple review the Rath Yatra festivities


Puri13/7/17:: Managing Committee meeting of Puri Lord Jagannath Temple will be held today to review the recently completed Rath Yatra festivities including Bahuda Yatra, Suna Besha and Niladri Bije. Discussion regarding the discipline maintained during the Rath Yatra is likely to be held in the meeting. Review of ‘Snana Yatra‘ proceedings and its arrangements had been held in the earlier two managing committee meetings, ...

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Sudarsan Pattnaik hospitalised.


Bhubaneswar:13/7/17: Health condition of Sudarsan Pattnaik, internationally acclaimed sand artist from Odisha who had staged a dharna at the Bankimuhana sea beach in Puri, deteriorated today following which he was hospitalised. He has been admitted to Apollo Hospital here, reports said. Notably, the ace sand sculptor had staged a sit-in along with his students at the Bankimuhana sea beach demanding ...

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Backward Districts March Ahead In Planned Family Concept

Bhubaneswar:11/7/17: Despite comparatively lesser literacy rate and awareness, the backwards district like Nuapada, Malkangiri and Gajpati top the chart as far as planned family concept is concerned. These districts recorded the highest number of sterilizations operation during 2016-7 year leaving behind the developed coastal districts. In the state level world population day observation here today, the state government felicitated the health ...

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Ravi Shastri as the new coach of the Indian men’s cricket team


New Delhi: 11/7/17: Ending all speculations, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced Former India allrounder and captain Ravi Shastri as the new coach of the Indian men’s cricket team. Shastri wins five-way battle to grab the post until 2019 Cricket World Cup. Former India captain Ravi Shastri was named for the post in place for ...

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World Population Day is observed in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:11/7/17:The State level ceremony for observance of World Population Day was held here today. State Health & Family Welfare and Law Minister Shri Pratap Jena graced the occasion as chief guest. Among others Mission Director, National Health Mission, Odisha Smt. Shalini Pandit, Director of Family Welfare Dr Binod Kumar Mishra and Jt. Director (Family Welfare) Dr. Ajit Kumar Mohanty also ...

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Sudarshan Pattnaik on dharna for Puri beach clean-up


Puri:11/7/17: Internationally-acclaimed Odisha sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik today staged a dharna at Bankimuhan sea beach in Puri demanding cleaning of the beach. The artist is protesting through his sand art to save the beach from pollution where he stated a sit-in along with his students. “I will not budge from here until the government begins beach cleaning,” he said. We ...

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23% Programme Expenditure Increase in Odisha by June End

Bhubaneswar:11/7/17: The Programme Expenditure in the State increased by 23% by end of June 2017 in comparison to the corresponding period of last fiscal year. The secretaries meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today discussed the expenditure updates and outlined the issues for discussion with regard to post-GST scenario. Chief Secretary Padhi advised finance department ...

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Driver who saved the lives of pilgrims


Surat11/7/17: Salim Sheikh came as a Hero as he did not care for his life while the terrorists were firing heavily at his bus. His vehicle trapped in sudden ambush and  he saw 7 people lying dead in his bus but he restored his courage and drove the bus fast untill he managed to rescue rest of pilgrims God gave me ...

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Microsoft working to make a positive impact in world: Nadella


Newdelhi:11/7/17:Microsoft is not only building IT solutions solely to support conspicuous consumption, it is also working to make a positive impact in the world, Indian American CEO Satya Nadella has said. “Whether it’s helping a 50-year-old insurance business modernise their line-of-business application, or growing a new business from scratch, Microsoft is betting on the future for our collective customers,” Nadella ...

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Supreme Court stays rules banning sale of cattle for slaughter


Newdelhi:11/7/17:The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended across the country the Madras High Court order putting on hold the Centre’s notification banning the sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter from the cattle market. As a bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud extended the operation of the Madras High Court order, the Centre told the court ...

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