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Swachh Bharat Mission took stock of cleanliness assessment

Bhubaneswar:6/2/17: A delegation of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) took stock of cleanliness assessment of the smart city here on Sunday for examining the city’s challenge for the AMRUT Yojana. The ‘swachhata sarvekhyan’ team comprising 4 officials of Government of India interacted with city administration on various aspects of cleanliness, sanitation facilities, garbage disposal. They also visited various spots in city ...

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Odisha CM showed his dissatisfaction restriction for National Eligibility Entrance Test

Bhubaneswar:6/2/17: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has showed his dissatisfaction over the restriction of number of permissible attempts for National Eligibility Entrance Test (UG) to only three times. In a letter addressed to Union Health and Family Welfare Department Minister JP Nadda, Patnaik said the restriction imposed on the permissible attempts for the all India medical entrance is not well done ...

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Tension ran high in Tarava village

Dhenkanal:6/2/17(OTN bureau) Even as the main accused involved in the alleged murder of Salman Rout a BJP activist during a pre -poll group clash late Saturday night at Dhenkanal’s Tarabha GP, a severe unrest has transpired following the incident. The police have arrested the prime accused Byomkesh Biswal an OSAP jawan and sent the body of the victim to SCB ...

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VK Sasikala Natarajan to be next Chief Minister

Chennai:6/2/17: In a major development in Tamil Nadu politics, VK Sasikala Natarajan was on Sunday elected as the leader of AIADMK Legislature Party leader by MLAs during a party meeting. Party members celebrate Sasikala’s elevation outside AIADMK head quarter; said “We are very happy and hope that Sasikala Natarjan becomes CM as she’ll follow Jayalalithaa’s steps” Clearing the decks for ...

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Pathani Pattnaik andSahadeb Pradhan passes away

Cuttack:(ONT Bureaue)4/2/17:Eminient writer and ex- Secretary of Odisha Sahitya Akademi Prof. Pathani Pattnaik passed away today morning at the age of 89,Late Pattnaik had penned more than 50 book on odia language and literature,Besides in the same day sahadeb Pradhan founder ofwellknown publishing house Friends at Cuttack also meet his last breath

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Kalinga Lancers eked out Jaypee Punjab Warriors,

Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Lancers eked out a close 6-5 win over Jaypee Punjab Warriors, their first-ever victory against the defending champions, to jump to the top of the standings in the fifth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) at Kalinga Stadium in the capital city tonight.German stalwart Moritz Fuerste struck twice (18th and 28th minutes) while Glenn Turner (11th) and ...

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TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay Bail plea Rejected

Bhubaneswar: 4/2/17:A local court here on Saturday rejected the bail plea of TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay who was arrested for his alleged link with the Rose Valley Group chit fund scam. The Khordha District and Sessions Judge court rejected the bail plea of Bandyopadhyay. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had arrested the four-time Lok Sabha member from Kolkata on ...

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Khandagiri Mela has started at Khandagiri

Bhubaneswar:4/2/17: The 10-day Khandagiri Mela has started at Khandagiri on Friday. Like every year, the annual festival has been organised by the village communities in the locality that marks ‘Magha Saptami’. The festival is observed with a myth that the presiding deity of Khandagiri, Ananta Kesari Dev who resides in Jagamara village, travels to Barabhuja temple at the Khandagiri hill ...

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President Opens Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Annual ‘Udyanotsav’

New Delhi:4/2/17:The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee opened the annual ‘Udyanotsav’ of the Rashtrapati Bhavan today (February 04, 2017). The Mughal Gardens will remain open for general public from tomorrow to March 12, 2017 (except on Mondays which are maintenance days) between 0930 hrs to 1600 hrs. Members of the public will also be able to visit the Spiritual ...

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Steel Industry: Unshackling the Barriers to Growth

*Chaudhary Birender Singh It has been over half a year now when I took charge of the Steel Ministry, from a worthy predecessor. My experience in this Ministry as also in the previous charge, has reaffirmed my view that our Government under the visionary leadership of Shri Narendra Modi is a cohesive, collaborative and progressive team. His single-minded goal of ...

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