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Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visits flood affected area in Jajpur

Jajpur:30/7/17: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today visits flood affected area in Jajpur district. Minister Pradhan moved around Bari area of Jajpur district. Minister Pradhan talked to people and inquired about their problem. He advised local administration to focus on relief to reach the people in marooned areas. Told them to ensure clean drinking water. Minister Pradhan ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik instructed observers of BJD to strengthen the party

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Bhubaneswar:30/7/17:Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday instructed observers of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) to strengthen the party organisation by taking the Odisha Government’s various welfare schemes to the people. The CM said this while speaking to the party workers on the last day of party’s the two-day-long training camp here at the capital city on Saturday. More than 600 ...

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BJP MP from Odisha Jual Oram today offered to step downand demand Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik should first resign as irregularities have been traced

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7/17:Bhubaneswar:30/ Union Tribal Affairs Minister and lone elected BJP MP from Odisha Jual Oram today offered to step down, if the allegations of discrepancies in poll expenditure statement levelled by the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) were proved true. Jual Oram’s response comes after the ruling party yesterday, in a press meet, claimed that the Sundargarh MP has misrepresented facts in ...

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Phalikia Basti in Ashok Nagar of Ward 41 became the 9th slum to go ODF

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Bhubaneswar:30/7/17: As part of the continuous efforts towards making Bhubaneswar Open Defecation Free (ODF), Phalikia Basti in Ashok Nagar of Ward 41 today became the 9th slum within the Bhubaneswar Town Centre District (BTCD) to go ODF. Sixty-two families residing in the Phalikia Basti have recently constructed 48 toilets to make the slum Open Defecation Free as some families mutually agreed ...

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Nalco Foundation has been effective only due to its flexible & professional approach.

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Bhubaneswar:30/7/17:With rich mineral resources, and revolutionary schemes like Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana and setting up of District Mineral Foundations, our mining sectors in the country are all set to address the developmental issues of the mining areas and people living around these areas.  However, success to these schemes is yet to be achieved due to lack of effective ...

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City heritage walk felt in every sphere of life

Bhubaneswar:30/7/17:Making the popularity of the city heritage walk felt in every sphere of life, today Ekamra Walks has a varied group of walkers including students from Regional Institute of Education (RIE), foreigners currently working in Odisha, a sculptor from Vadodara, a city-based helicopter pilot and a senior advocate from the Supreme Court of India. Today Ekamra Walks had 65 visitors ...

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lethal strike of lightning claimed as many as 15 human lives

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Bhubaneswar: 30/7/17;The lethal strike of lightning claimed as many as 15 human lives today across the state bringing under focus the alarming rise in human casualties due to heavenly bolt. It’s a tragic coincidence that on July 30 last year, Odisha had witnessed dance of lighting-induced death with lightning killing 46 people in a single day. The coastal districts of ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation on the situation of flooding in ‘Mann Ki Baat’

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Newdelhi:30/7/17:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation on the situation of flooding when it hits the country and how several agencies and volunteers have been contributing to allay the distress. During the floods “governmental agencies, Indian Army, National Disaster Response Force, para-military forces, everyone gets down to help others”, Modi said during his radio address ‘Mann Ki Baat’ ...

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Tomato prices likely to decline over the next fortnight

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Newdelhi:30/7/17:Tomato prices, which have skyrocketed up to Rs. 100/kg, are more likely to decline over the next fortnight as supplies from southern and other growing states are expected to improve, said a senior ICAR official. Retail tomato prices have gone through the roof for more than a month now in most parts of the country and are still ruling high ...

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Nabarangpur tribal representatives convey gratitude Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for historical move towards tribal welfare

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Bhubaneswar:30/7/17: Expressing befitting gratitude to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for his swift decision to establish Special Development Council (SDC) for nine tribal dominated districts, the Nabarangpur tribal representatives today arrived here at Naveen Nivas and appreciated the Cabinet’s decision taken for their welfare. Over 500 tribal people of Ganda, Bhatra, Parja, Santa, Gadaba, Saura and Amanatya communities arrived here from ...

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