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Senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra expelled from Kendrapara District BJP Committee

Bhubaneswar:22/12/17; Senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra, who was infamous in the party for his sharp criticism to various Modi government schemes and actions, was expelled from Kendrapara District BJP Committee today over indiscipline and anti-party activities. The action was taken against the outspoken leader following a scuffle between his supporters and former MLA Utkal Keshari Parida’s followers during party’s ‘Mishran ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik dismissed Damodar Rout From the Council Of Ministers

Bhubaneswar:22/12/17;  BJD veteran and Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today dismissed him from the Council Of Ministers. Speaking to media persons, Naveen said, “I strongly disapprove anyone who gives derogatory remarks against any caste, creed and religion” adding that I have dismissed Dr Damodar Rout from the Council of Ministers. “A letter in this regard has been ...

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Industrial Hub Kalinga Nagar Needs Clean Environment

Prof. Dr. P. K. Jena Industrialization is essential for socio economic development of the country. In Kalinga Nagaar based on the mineral resources of the region, a number of iron and steel and allied industries have come up in a big way and some more are in pipeline. The Kalinga Nagar is situated in Sukinda Block of Jajpur district in ...

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Tata Steel in Jajpur District of Odisha organised an Agro Forest Food Diversity Festival

Sukinda, December 22, 2017:As a measure of encouraging conservation and promotion of biodiversity and tribal culture, Sukinda Chromite Mine (SCM) of Tata Steel in Jajpur district of Odisha organised an agro forest food diversity festival ‘Prajatiya Khadyotsav on December 18, 2017’. This is a part of a series of initiatives that SCM has been undertaking to contribute to the National ...

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Sahitya Akademi announced Translation Prize 2017:Surymani Khuntia Book Jugant Selected

Newdelhi:21/12/17;The   Executive   Board   of  the  Sahitya   Akademi   which   met  at  Rabindra Bhawan,    New   Delhi,   today,    under   the   Chairmanship    of   its   President,    Dr. Vishwanath  Prasad  Tiwari  approved  selection  of 24 books for  the  Sahitya  Akademi  Translation   Prize  2017.    The  books  were selected  on the  basis  of recommendations   made  by the  Selection  Committees  of three members  each  in the concerned  languages  in ...

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Sahitya Akademi announced its annual Sahitya Akademi Awards :. Gayatri Saraf Etavatira Shilpi (Short Stories) selected

New Delhi, 21 December 2017.   Sahitya Akademi announced  its annual Sahitya Akademi Awards in 24 languages today. Seven books of novel, five of poetry, five of short stories, five of literary criticism and one of play and essays have won the Sahitya Akademi Awards 2017. The Awards were recommended by distinguished  Jury members representing 24 Indian languages and approved by ...

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More than 2,000 contractual staff nurses cease work agitation for the fourth day in a row

Bhubaneswar21/12/17;: Health services in several government-run hospitals were thrown out of gear as more than 2,000 contractual staff nurses, appointed under the National Health Mission (NHM), went on with their cease work agitation for the fourth day in a row. Demanding regularisation of their service and hike in salary, thousands of contractual nurses staged demonstration before district hospitals while their ...

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Curain Raiser Press Briefing Of 3rd Konark International Cyclothon

Bhubaneswawar:21/12/17;The Curain Raiser Press Briefing Of 3rd Konark International Cyclothon Sheduled To Be Commenced On 23rd December 2017 From Konark To Koraput. Chairman Of The Host Roots Of Odisha Foundation Dhirendra Kar, Adviser Dillip Srichandan And Chief Organiser Sudhir Dash Were Also On The Dias

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Naveen Patnaik appointed noted space entrepreneur as the Chairperson of ‘Mo School’ initiative

Bhubaneswar;21/12/17;Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik appointed noted space entrepreneur and Founder CEO of India’s first space StartUp Earth2Orbit Dr Susmita Mohanty as the Chairperson of ‘Mo School’ initiative. This novel initiative aims to facilitate a connect with schools and promote volunteerism to give back to them. Born in Cuttack, Dr Mohanty has been nominated among World’s Top 100 Young Innovators and featured ...

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Odisha Chief Minister seeking release of due MGNREGA wages amounting to ₹676.57Cr

Bhubaneswar:21/12/17;Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik wrote to Union Minister for Rural Development Shri Narendra Singh Tomar seeking release of due MGNREGA wages amounting to ₹676.57Cr for immediate fund requirements till December 2017. State Government is willing to disburse the wages to workers from its own corpus fund and should therefore be allowed to revert to e-FMS from Ne-FMS. Key issues raised by Chief Minister in ...

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