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Eminent boxing coach from Odisha, Braja Bhushan Mohanty, received the prestigious Dronacharya Award

The President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind presenting the Dronacharya Award, 2017 to Shri Braja Bhusan Mohanty for Boxing (Lifetime), in a glittering ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on August 29, 2017.

Bhubaneswar:29/8/17; Eminent boxing coach from Odisha, Braja Bhushan Mohanty, received the prestigious Dronacharya Award from President Ram Nath Kovind today on the occasion of National Sports Day at Rashtrapati Bhawan. He received the award for his lifetime contribution to boxing.             Mohanty is the first Odia to receive the award for his immense contribution towards ...

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President Presents National Sports and Adventure Awards 

The President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind presenting the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy 2016-17 to the Punjabi University, Patiala, in a glittering ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on August 29, 2017.

         Newdelhi:29/8/17:     The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind presented the National Sports & Adventure Awards at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (August 29, 2017). 14 young sports achievers also attended the ceremony. Four of them are gold medalists from the Asian School Championships for Athletics 2015, 1 gold medalist from the Asian School Championship ...

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Odia Society of Singapore celebrated Ganesh Puja 2017 in a grand manner

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Singapore:29/8/17; Odia Society of Singapore celebrated Ganesh Puja 2017 in a grand manner on 26th August 2017. The event was held at Kent Vale (Communal Hall), Singapore. Around 150 Odia Society members participated whole heartedly in the event and provided their help and support in all activities like Decoration, Prasad preparation, Food arrangements and Art & Painting competition. Mr. Sambit ...

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BJD hit back at the BJP over the dubious poll funding row

Bhubaneswar:29/8/17; The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the dubious poll funding row and dubbed the latter as a party with a tendency to politicise each and every issue. Speaking to media persons, a day after the Supreme Court (SC) issued notices to BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and others ...

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Naveen Patnaik announced implementation of the 7th Pay Commission Recommendations.

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Bhubaneswar:29/8/17; Putting all speculations to rest, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced implementation of the 7th Pay Commission Recommendations. The announcement has come as a major relief for nearly 4.5 lakh State government employees and 3.5 lakh pensioners who were waiting with bated breath for the announcement since long. “My government has decided to implement the recommendations of the ...

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Sukinda Chromite Mine of Tata Steel Bags Four Awards from Director General of Mine safety (DGMS)

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      Sukinda, August 29, 2017: Sukinda Chromite Mine (SCM) of Tata Steel, located in Sukinda Block of Jajapur district of Odisha bagged four awards during Half Yearly Safety Week Celebrations  organised under the aegis of Director General of Mine safety (DGMS), Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India, Bhubaneswar region. SCM received the first prize in Electrical ...

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Sports and Youth Services Affairs Department of Odisha conferred the Biju Patnaik Sports Award

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Bhubaneswar29/8/17:: As the country is celebrating the birth anniversary of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand as National Sports Day, the Sports and Youth Services Affairs Department of Odisha conferred the Biju Patnaik Sports Award at Jaydev Bhawan today. Coach Panchanana Gantayat was felicitated with the Lifetime Achievement award while Dutee Chand and Sanhita Das were awarded as the Best Sportsman and ...

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Lack of job opportunities is responsible for the fall in admissions into engineering courses

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Bhubaneswar:29/8/17: Chairman of All India Council for Technical Education  (AICTE) Anil Sahasrabudhe, while attending an event in Bhubaneswar today, said lack of job opportunities is responsible for the fall in admissions into engineering courses. Talking to OTV Sahasrabudhe said, “As the large scale industries, especially the multinationals, are not increasing the jobs rather decreasing, a student gets disheartened without a ...

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PM inaugurates, lays foundation stone for several major highway projects at Udaipur

Rajasthan:298/17:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today inaugurated, and laid the foundation stone, of several major highway projects at Udaipur in Rajasthan. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said he is delighted to be in the “Veer Bhumi” of Mewar. The Prime Minister assured people affected by natural calamities, that the Union Government stood by them at this hour ...

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Massive fire broke out at the Sky Automobiles Maruti showroom’s workshop

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Cuttack:29/8/17: A massive fire broke out at the Sky Automobiles Maruti showroom’s workshop in Cuttack’s Bhanapur area on NH-5 today morning at 7 am. The fire engulfed the automobile showroom’s workshop. On being informed around seven fire Brigades rushed to the spot and are engaged in dousing the fire. However, no injuries due to the mishap are reported yet, the ...

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