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Odisha born Dipak Misra is set to be sworn in on Monday as India’s 45th chief justice

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  Newdelhi:27/8/17:Dipak Misra is set to be sworn in on Monday as India’s 45th chief justice, a position that will give him the chance to take on several challenges for the country in general, and the judiciary in particular. Misra, who takes over from JS Khehar, began his career on February 14, 1977 when he was enrolled as an advocate. ...

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Rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav pledged to form a ‘Mahagathbandhan’

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Bihar:27/8/17:Rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday pledged to form a ‘Mahagathbandhan’ (Grand Alliance) at the national level to defeat and oust the BJP-led NDA in the next general election. “Hindustan bhar mein Gathbandhan banega ab,” Sharad Yadav roared to applause from the large gathering at a rally here organised by RJD chief and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad. ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Mod iurged the nation to begin the campaign of ‘teach to transform

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New Delhi:27/8/17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the nation to begin the campaign of ‘teach to transform, educate to empower and learn to lead’ on the occasion of Teachers Day. Modi remembered the country’s second President S. Radhakrishnan — after whom Teachers’ Day is celebrated — and exhorted teachers to undertake teaching on a mission level to transform and ...

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Sankalp Se Siddhi campaign has become a Mass Movement in the country,

The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh at the “Sankalp Se Siddhi” programme, at Banaras Hindu University, in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on August 27, 2017.

Varanasi:27/8/17:Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh addressed a gathering at the Sankalp Se Siddhi program organized by ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Kanpur, Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology, Faizabad and Krishi Vigyan Kendra Varanasi. He said that Sankalp Se Siddhi campaign has become a Mass Movement in the country. After Prime Minister Narendra ...

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Felicitation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for winning the Outlook Speakout Best Administrator Award continued

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Bhubaneswar:27/8/17: Felicitation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for winning the Outlook Speakout Best Administrator Award continued on Saturday with 21 associations of state government employees pouring into congratulates him. Different employees’ associations met Naveen at Naveen Niwas to felicitate him. The Odisha Government’s achievement in disaster management and its handling of cyclone Phailin after the super cyclone of 1999 have ...

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BJD declared a 11-member team of spokespersons

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  Bhubaneswar:27/8/17: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today declared a 11-member team of spokespersons including Arun Sahoo, Prasanna Acharya, Sulochana Das, & Debi Mishra. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik appointed the Spokespersons, Panelists and District President of Biju Janata Dal. As per a release the newly appointed spokespersons of the party are Rajya Sabha MP ...

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After three decades, Irrawaddy dolphin has been sighted in the Rambha sector of Chilika Lake

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Bhubaneswar:25/8/17: After almost three decades, Irrawaddy dolphin has been sighted in the Rambha sector of Chilika Lake in Ganjam district. Official sources said the rare Irrawaddy dolphin was spotted at Rambha last week after illegal prawn gheries (enclosures) were demolished in a massive enforcement drive by the Chilika Development Authority (CDA). Besides, the sighting of the dolphin assumes significance particularly ...

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Stringent action will be taken against Cooperative Societies which are selling Urea at higher rates :Surya Narayan Patro

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Bhubaneswar25/8/17:: Stringent action will be taken against Cooperative Societies which are selling Urea at higher rates in the state, Cooperative Minister Surya Narayan Patro warned today. The Odisha government has decided to sell Urea at the revised price of Rs 295 per bag after implementation of GST. However, there are allegations that a few cooperative societies are selling it at ...

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Followers of self-styled spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh turned violent

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New Delhi:25/8/17: Followers of self-styled spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh turned violent on Friday after he was found guilty of raping two women followers by a Panchkula court and convicted. 28 people have reportedly died and 250 are injured in the violence in Panchkula, according to sources. Punjab and Haryana High court has ordered seizure of Ram Rahim’s properties to ...

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Five young Odia hockey players have been selected in Indian women’s hockey team

New Delhi:25/8/17: Five young Odia hockey players have been selected in Indian women’s hockey team on a 15-day European tour starting September 5. The 5 Odia girls included are- Deep Grace Ekka, Lilima Minz, Rashmita Minz, Sunita Lakra and Namita Toppo. They are selected in the 18-member squad led by Rani Ramphal for a series of matches to be played ...

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