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28th State Film Awards were held : Pranab Pattnaik receiving the prestigious ‘Jayadev Puraskar’

Bhubaneswar:20/12/17; The 28th State Film Awards were held here on Tuesday with veteran singer Pranab Pattnaik receiving the prestigious ‘Jayadev Puraskar’ for his life time contribution to Odia film industry. The makers of Odia movie ‘Chini’ received the Mohan Sundar Dev Goswami Samman in the best film category  Best actor awardee .Samaresh Routray was absent for the death of  his mother, Sangeeta Mohapatra ...

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Odisha Chief Minister launched four important health schemes

Bhubaneswar:19/12/17 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched four important health schemes, including diagnostic services free of cost to all patients from this New Year. The State government is committed to provide the best healthcare services to the citizens especially the poor and the needy; Naveen said launching the schemes adding “I am glad to announce the launching of four ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates party workers, assures development in Gujarat & Himachal

New Delhi :18/12/17; As Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) inched closer to victory both in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured that his party will work tirelessly for the development of the two states.”I bow to the people of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh for their affection and trust in BJP. I assure them that we will leave ...

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Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the Sargiful2017

Bhubaneswar:18/12/17;Hon’ble CM, Odisha Shri Naveen Patnaik @CMO_Odisha inaugurated the #Sargiful2017 Childrens’ Festival on 18.12.17 at the Adivasi Exhibition Ground, Bhubaneswar

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Odisha Government urged the Centre for commemorative postage stamp on “Paika Rebellion”

Bhubaneswar: The State government today urged the Centre for early release of a commemorative postage stamp on “Paika Rebellion”, the bi-centenary of which is being celebrated by Odisha. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today shot a letter to Union Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha in this regard. “I would request you to kindly initiate necessary steps for early release of the ...

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Odisha Government has notified Major Reshuffle in senior IAS officers cadre

Bhubaneswar18/12/17;: Odisha government today transferred as many as 17 senior IAS officers at the State Secretariat here. Shalini Pandit, 2001-batch IAS officer who is currently serving as the MD, NHM has been appointed as the Special Project Director, OPEPA with additional charge of RMSA/Adarsh Vidyalaya. Similarly, Dr Mrinalini Darswal has been transferred as Additional Resident Commissioner, Government of Odisha, New ...

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Players of Indian and Sri Lankan cricket teams arrived in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:18/12/17; Players of Indian and Sri Lankan cricket teams arrived in Odisha capital today for the T20 international cricket match scheduled to be held at the Barabati stadium in Cuttack on December 20. The players reached Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here from Visakhapatnam in a special aircraft and were escorted to Hotel Mayfair in the city amid tight security. As per ...

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BJD parliamentarians moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha on the Mahanadi water Dispute.

New Delhi:18/12/17; BJD parliamentarians today moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha on the Mahanadi water dispute. With the Speaker of the Lok Sabha yet to accept the notice, BJD MPs would move the same motion tomorrow as well, informed sources. The party MPs in the Upper House of the Parliament have also moved a calling attention notice for ...

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Union Tribal Affairs Minister has urged Odisha Chief Ministero return Unutilised central funds

Bhubaneswar:18/12/17; Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram has urged Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to return unutilised central funds provided to the state government to ensure minimum support price (MSP) on minor forest produces for tribals. The Centre had provided Rs 49.91 crore in 2014 under the mechanism for marketing of minor forest produce (MFP) through minimum support price and development ...

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More than 2,000 nursing staff sat on a Dharna for an indefinite period

Bhubaneswar:18/12/17; More than 2,000 nursing staff working under different projects including the National Health Mission (NHM) today sat on a dharna for an indefinite period wearing black badges demanding regularisation of jobs. The agitators have been asking for permanent employment for those who have worked for more than six years, hike in basic pay to Rs 9,300 and provision for ...

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