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Name of Panchayati Raj department to Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water department.

Bhubaneswar: 5/4/17; With a view to effective administrative system, the State Cabinet here on Wednesday cleared proposal for the merger of four separate departments and renaming of one. Official sources said, the Mission Shakti programme run by the State government for economic upliftment of poor women in rural Odisha was merged with Women and Child Development (WCD) department. It has ...

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JSPL Foundationreceived 359 Entries Second edition of the Rashtriya Swayam Siddh Samman

Kolkota:5/4/17(ONT BUREAU) JSPL Foundation, the CSR arm of leading steelmaker Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL), has received 359 Entries from all over India for the Second Edition of the National Level Awards.The award ceremony is going to be held at Kamini auditorium,Newdelhi on 20th April,2017.The Assessment process entails Regional Rounds to be conducted in Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Mumbai & Kolkata ...

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Every one praise the Bravery of Little Girl Mamta

Kendra Pada:5/4/17: Mamata, daughter of Abhay Dalai of Baradia village under Rajnagar block in the district, had gone to a pond adjoining to their house along with sister Ashanti (7) at around 4 pm yesterday.The 5-ft long wild crocodile suddenly attacked Ashanti while both sisters were taking bath. Displaying her great presence of mind, Mamata pulled her sister out from ...

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State Government increased security at Govt Medical

Cuttack:5/4/17: After doctors at the SCB Medical protested against lack of security arrangements for them and sat on a cease work stir, the health department has decided to install CCTVs in hospital premises. Last week, SCB Medical doctors ceased work demanding better and dedicated guards for doctors at hospitals. Today, health secretary Pramod Meherda has directed all district collectors to install ...

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State government is considering the move over waiving off farm loans

Bhubaneswar:5/4/17: The Odisha government is mulling over waiving off farm loans just like Uttar Pradesh where crop loans of upto Rs 1 lakh have been waived off. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the state government is considering the move. On Wednesday, CM Patnaik met the panchayat members of Puri and Bargarh district and discussed what improvements are needed at the ...

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Juel indulged in wishful thinking,” said Naveen.

. Bhubaneswar:5/4/17: Union minister Juel Oram had remarked on Tuesday that many BJD leaders are trying to join BJP and the ruling party is about to split. However, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today dismissed his claim as ‘wishful thinking’. Naveen was asked by the media about his opinion on the remarks from the BJP minister. In his reply, the BJD ...

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Fifth Convocation of the Utkal University of Culture Held 

Bhubaneswar: 5/4/17(ONT BUREAU) The 5thConvocation of the Utkal University of Culture was held at Rabindra Mandap earlier today. Governer S C Jamir gave away the degrees. Dr.Ratan Thyam, Chairman.National school Of drama graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and delivered the Convocation Address. Eminent persons from the fields of art, culture and literature like Film Maker and Director Manmohan Mahapatra,Orator ...

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First log to be used in construction of the chariots sliced at the saw mill

Cuttack:5/4/17: It is the devotion for Lord Jagannath that has been inspiring the employees of the Government Saw Mill at Khapuria in Cuttack to do a unique service ahead of the Rath Yatra in Puri. The first log to be used in construction of the chariots for the famous Puri Rath Yatra, was sliced at the saw mill with religious fervour ...

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Indian Railways has launched Aastha Tourist Special Train from Puri

Puri:5/4/17: The Indian Railways has launched an all-inclusive Aastha Tourist Special Train from Puri which will take travellers to a mix of popular pilgrimage destinations in northern parts of the country at an affordable price on April 4 (Tuesday) for a period of 11days and 10 nights up to April 14. As per sources, the passengers of this region who ...

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Odisha Police has now decided to make use of the digital platform

Bhubaneswar: 4/4/17:Realizing the increasing importance of Social Media in reporting incidents of crime on real time basis, Odisha Police has now decided to make use of the digital platform for prompt redressal of grievances. Director General of Police K.B. Singh on Tuesday directed all Superintendents of Police, Range IGs and DIGs to open Twitter and Facebook accounts for their respective range and ...

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