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Magha Saptami at Chandrabhaga

Konark: Several lakh of devotees have gathered from all over the country and outside for the Magha Saptami Mela to be held on the beach of the Chandrabhaga sea in Konark on Friday morning. Devotees of Sun God will be seen taking holy dips in the sea as a traditional ritual. Konark, the Black Pagoda, is a popular destination for ...

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OAS Preliminary Results out

Bhubaneswar:(ONT Bureau)2/2/17: Results for the Odisha Administrative Services (OAS) 2016 preliminary round have been published today. The exam was held in November. The OAS exams under the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) exams held on N0vember 27, 2016 were appeared by 23,350 candidates. As per the results of the preliminary round published today, 1740 candidates have cleared the round of ...

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BJP Demands Action Against Kendrapara MLA

Bhubaneswar:2/2/17:(ONT Bureau)Odisha BJP led by vice president Sameer Mohanty met the Chief Electoral Officer here on Thursday and demanded action against Kendrapara MLA Kishore Chandra Tarai in connection with ‘false’ information furnished by the legislator in his poll affidavit. Citing that the affidavit filed by Tarai contains somebody else’s name, the party demanded that it should be rendered void and ...

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Pradeep Sethy’s Statement To Media: Two Escorting staff suspended

Bhubaneswar:2/2/17: In a move which is seen as the ruling BJD’s ‘face-saving’ exercise before the ensuing panchayat polls in the State, two policemen were on Thursday suspended for ‘allowing’ Artha Tatwa chief Pradeep Sethy to talk to media few days back. Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrat Bhoi suspended one constable and a havildar who were escorting arrested Sethy. On January 30, while ...

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14 Injured As Bus Turns Turtle After Hitting Tree meet an accident

Keonjhar:(ONT Bureaue)2/2/17: As many as 14 persons were injured after a private bus in which they were travelling lost control and overturned after hitting a tree in Kaliaprasad area here in the wee hours on Thursday. According to sources, the incident took place at around 4.30 am today when the bus- Dildar was on its way to Ranchi from Bhubaneswar. ...

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Sarita Wins Mrs India USA 2016

Bhubaneswar:(ONT Bureau)2/1/17: Odisha-born Sarita Pattnaik has been crowned Mrs India USA 2016 at a beauty pageant for Indian-Americans held at Atlant Georgea in USA on Sunday. Sarita, who is a resident of Rabi Talkies area in Bhubaneswar, is presently residing in Georgia in USA. Sarita is an interior designer and mother of two children. Apart from interior designing, she wants ...

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Signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between MHRD and Focus States for TEQIP-III

New Delhi(PIB)2/1/17:The Union HRD Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar signed MoU for Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (Phase- III) with 18 States and 1 UT in New Delhi today. The Union HRD Minister expressed his happiness on the occasion as the programme is implemented in assistance with World Bank in a sustainable way to improve over all standard and quality of ...

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Centre allocate budget for celebrate 200 years of Paika Bidroha

New Delhi:1/2/17; A highlight from the current budget for Odisha is the 200 year celebration of Buxi Jagabandhu’s Paika revolution that will be conducted by the Central government. Many other milestones of freedom revolution have also been included under the Union Budget to be observed by the Centre. The outstanding Paika revolution better known as the Paika Bidroha in Odisha ...

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Union Budget 2017-18 is “a mixed bag”: Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar:(ONT Bureau) 1/2/17:Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said the Union Budget 2017-18 is “a mixed bag” and falls “short of expectations” on many issues as not much has been done to address the adverse impact of demonetisation. “People at large took the brunt of impact of demonetisation and I was expecting something spectacular for the common man in ...

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Union Budget 2017-18 provides renewed impetus to manufacturing and Make in India

New Delhi:(ONT Bureaue) 1/2/17:Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has welcomed the Union Budget 2017-18 presented by Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley which provides renewed impetus to manufacturing and Make in India, export infrastructure and Government e-marketplace. Several measures have been announced in the Budget 2017-18 to provide impetus to commerce and industry . The key initiatives include 1. ...

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