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PM’s upcoming visit to China and Myanmar

      Newdelhi:3/9/17:Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi will be attending 9th BRICS Summit in Xiamen, China from 3-5 September 2017. Prime Minister will also be on the state visit of Myanmar from 5-7 September 2017. In a series of Facebook posts from his account, the Prime Minister said: “I will visit Xiamen, China for the 9th BRICS Summit from ...

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 President of India allocates portfolios of the Council of Ministers 

  Newdelhi:3/9/17:       The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed the allocation of portfolios among the following members of the Union Council of Ministers:-             Shri Narendra Modi Prime Minister and also in-charge of: Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy; Department of Space; and ...

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A man had to part with his life while attempting selfie at handshaking distance near a wild elephant.

Rourkela:2/9/17: A man had to part with his life while attempting selfie at handshaking distance near a wild elephant. A youth was gorged to death by a rampaging jumbo while the deceased was trying to take a selfie the mammal at handshaking distance. Ashok Bharati, around 30, was trampled to death by an elephant, while the deceased was very nearer to ...

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Muslims across the State celebrated Eid Al-Adha

Bhubaneswar:2/9/17: Muslims across the State celebrated Eid Al-Adha, also known as Bakr-Eid with fervour and gaiety on Saturday. Festivities were found to be gripping people in cities like Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Rourkela, Berhampur, Bolangir, Kendrapara with sizeable Muslim population offering special prayers at mosques, eidgahs and open grounds for communal peace and harmony. Despite torrential rains lashing Cuttack, special arrangements ...

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Tata Steel has set up a 150-seater library building at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences

Bhubaneswar:2/9/17: Tata Steel has set up a 150-seater library building at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, the world’s largest tribal residential educational institute that has just been conferred with deemed university status by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. The library was inaugurated here today by Chief Minister of Odisha, Mr Naveen Patnaik. Others present on the ...

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Odisha Governor S C Jamir called upon accounting professionals to widen their skill-sets

Bhubaneswar:2/9/17:  Odisha Governor S C Jamir today called upon accounting professionals to widen their skill-sets to address a growing shortage of skilled man-power in this line of work. “To succeed in todays accounting, finance and audit environments, professionals are expected to have a wider range of skills than ever before,” Jamir said, while speaking at an award function of the Institute ...

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Music CD release ceremony of upcoming Ollywood movie ‘Badmash Toka’

Bhubaneswar:1/9/17: TheMusic CD release ceremony of upcoming Ollywood movie ‘Badmash Toka’ was held at a hotel here on Thursday. Produced by Saubhagya Ranjan Parida and directed by Prasant Pall, the movie is the first venture of S.K. Entertainment. The movie stars Udayan, Malobika in the lead roles with Shivam, Mihir Das. Bijay Mohanty, Ashrumochan and others in the supporting roles.  

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Naveen Patnaik today urged Prime Minister to keep handloom and handicraft products from the purview of GST

Bhubaneswar:1/9/17: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to keep handloom and handicraft products from the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the larger interest of the weavers and artisans of the state. “State Finance Minister had strongly argued in the GST Council that handloom and handicrafts should be kept in the exemption list, ...

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Jharsuguda and Rourkela airports will become operational for flights from October

Bhubaneswar:1/9/17: Jharsuguda and Rourkela airports will become operational for flights from October this year under the regional connectivity scheme UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik), informed Airport Authority of India (AAI) Chairman Guru Prasad Mohapatra here today after his meeting with Odisha Chief Secretary A P Padhi. Plans are also afoot to make Jeypore and Utkela airports operational from December, ...

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BDA should add the fourth T called transformation to its book :Niranjan Pujari

Bhubaneswar:1/9/17: Terming the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) a `Navratna’ institution created by the Odisha Government with a great vision, Housing and Urban Development Minister and BDA Chairman Niranjan Pujari, today called upon the development authority to concentrate on “effective transformation’’ of the city to a liveable, child-friendly and green city. The Minister was speaking as the chief guest at the 35th ...

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