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Sports Minister Vijay Goel felicitates Indian Cricket Team

New Delhi:(PIB)20/2/17:Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Vijay Goel here today felicitated the Indian Cricket Team on winning T-20 World Cup Cricket for the Blind 2017 at a function held at his residence. Indian Team won the World Cup after defeating Pakistan in the finals at Bengaluru on 12 February 2017. Speaking on the occasion Shri ...

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Odisha Assembly:Budget session from Wednesday

Bhubaneswar(ONT Bureau)20/2/17: The Budget session of the State Assembly is scheduled to begin from Wednesday after the final phase of panchayat polls will conclude on Tuesday. BJD MLAs and ministers who have been hiding their faces after loss of the party at the hands of BJP in villages of their constituency will have to face Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The ...

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Weekly limit on withdrawal of cash will be increased to Rs 50,000,

New Delhi(ONT Bureau)20/2/17: The weekly limit on withdrawal of cash from savings bank accounts will be increased to Rs 50,000, from the current Rs 24,000 and effective from March 13 sources said. There will be no limits on cash withdrawals from Savings Bank accounts. The Government and RBI had imposed limits on withdrawal of money from ATMs and bank branches ...

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TamilNadu :DMK lawmakers have said that the trust vote is illegal

Chennai: 20/2/17:Two days after Tamil Nadu assembly expressed confidence in the Edappadi K Palaniswami government amidst ruckus created by the DMK after Speaker P Dhanapal refused secret ballot, the party on Monday challenged the issue to the Madras High Court. The party’s request to cancel the vote is likely to be heard on Tuesday. On Saturday, Palaniswami won the vote ...

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Ben Stokes sold for Rs 14.5 crore:IPL Auction

Bangalore:20/2/17: The players auction for IPL 2017 is underway at Bangalore. In the session before lunch already some surprise picks have grabbed eyeballs while many major players remain unsold so far. English players who have mostly been reluctant to feature in IPL, unlike Flintoff and Kevin Pietersen, are on the bid list this time and all rounder Ben Stokes has ...

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BJD leader Sarada Nayak caught by villagers in Sundergarh

Rourkela(ONT Bureau)20/2/17: Senior BJD leader and a former minister, Sarada Prasad Nayak was caught by villagers in Sundergarh’s Guruntia block Jarada panchayat today alleging he was distributing various items to woo voters ahead of last phase of panchayat polls. Villagers gheraoed him and some other BJD workers for distributing BJD logo branded umbrellas and other items to get their votes. ...

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Jugashree Juganari holds annual function

Bhubaneswar: Odia monthly magazine Jugashree Juganari observed its annual function here on Wednesday with eminent writer Dr Archna Nayak as chief guest. Appreciating the contribution of the magazine’s editor Mamata Mohapatra, Archna said women writers are now more powerful. Dr Binny Sarangi was conferred the Jugashree Juganari Saraswata Samman. Sarla Patri and Biraja Devi got the Shrestha Sampadika Samman and ...

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A movie with a difference “Two Desires and A Dream”

Bhubaneswar(ONT Bureau)17/2/17:A movie with a difference “Two Desires and A Dream” that has the first ever quadriplegic actor in the world acting in it, is going to release in Bhubaneswar on Friday. This Hindi film will release in the only multiplex of the city Inox with the show time is at 6.30 in the evening. The flick stars disabled actor ...

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Shri Piyush Goyal addresses the International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries

New Delhi(PIB)17/2/17:Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy, Mines, addressing the Valedictory Session of the International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries – NxGnMiFu – 2017 said that the country has become coal and power surplus because of the efforts put up by the Indian Coal Mining Companies and the ...

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Odisha will get a direct international flight from Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:17/2/17: The people of Odisha will get a direct international flight from Bhubaneswar by the end of March. An MoU was signed today between the state government and Air Asia in presence of Odisha Chief Secretary A P Padhi and Development Commissioner R Balakrishnan for direct international flights to Kuala Lumpur. Earlier in January this year, international cargo operations began ...

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