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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today presented the National Bravery Awards to 25 children.

New Delhi :(ONT Bureaus)Interacting with the awardees, the Prime Minister said their deeds of bravery show their decisiveness as much as their courage. He encouraged the children to ensure that this award does not become the end of their life’s purpose, and added that this award should only mark the beginning for them. Reminding the children about the significance of ...

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HIL: Kalinga Lancers Register Slender Win Over Delhi

Bhubaneswar: Gurjinder Singh’s successful penalty corner conversion gave Kalinga Lancers a 1-0 victory over Delhi Waveriders in their opening match of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. The home crowd had to wait until the 47th minute for the opening goal as Gurjinder blasted the penalty corner chance to the right top ...

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The tableau of Odisha passes through the Rajpath

New Delhi:(ONT Bureaue)23/1/201:The tableau of Odisha passes through the Rajpath during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade-2017, in New Delhi on January 23, 2017.

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President pays Homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

New Delhi(PIB) 23/1/17:The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee paid homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (January 23, 2017). He paid floral tributes in front of a portrait of Netaji at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Officers and staff of Rashtrapati Bhavan were present on the occasion.

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PM salutes Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on his birth anniversary

New Deli(PIB)23/1/17:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has saluted Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on his birth anniversary. “I salute Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary. His valour played a major role in freeing India from colonialism. Netaji Bose was a great intellectual who always thought about the interests & wellbeing of the marginalised sections of society. Honoured that ...

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INDIA ART BOOK FAIR

21st January, 2017: The New Delhi Art Book Fair is all set to give India its first own art book fair on 22nd, 23rd and 24th November, 2017 with support and in collaboration with India Habitat Center, New Delhi. NDABF draws its inspiration from the passion of its founders for books of literature, of visual arts, of architecture, of photography, ...

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Art, the Middle East, Demonetisation, Fiction, Hanuman, Teen Lit, America, Women and Migration all feature on Day 4 of ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival

Jaipur:ONT Bureaue:22/1/17: The charisma of ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival regular Shashi Tharoor and the passion of Dr Jon Wilson, author of India Conquered: Britain’s Raj and the Chaos of Empire, are a potent combination for any panel. When the discussion centres on colonial legacies, the magnetism is amplified a hundredfold. The thousand-strong crowd waiting for the session, expected a fiery ...

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Common Men’ In Congress List: Bijay Mohanty, Aparajita Out

By Odisha News Times Bureau On Jan 22, 2017 Bhubaneswar: After much addition and subtraction, the State Congress today came out with its final list of star campaigners for the ensuing three tier rural elections including two common men, a singer and brother of late Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra (Lulu) apart from Congress heavyweights. The party has brought Lulu’s brother Lalitendu, ...

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Total 1,89,099 candidates are in the panchayat poll fray

Bhubaneswar:(ONT Bureaue)22/1/17: Total 1,89,099 candidates are in the panchayat poll fray according to the final list declared by the State Election Commission (SEC) after the deadline for nomination withdrawal got ended yesterday, said secretary of the commission Rabindra Nath Sahu today. “For the sarpanch post 26,539 candidates are in the poll battle whereas 22,109 are in the fray for panchayat ...

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Dolphin survey in Odisha stalled for bad weather

BHUBANESWAR:(ONT Bureaue:22/1/17) Tidal and turbulent weather in Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary affected sighting and enumeration of dolphins as the annual survey, conducted by the Forest and Environment Department, kicked off across coastal divisions of the State on Friday. Last year, strong tidal conditions had led to abandonment of the census operation in Bhitarkanika. Though the conditions were better this time, tidal ...

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