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Hockey star Birendra Lakra ties knot

Bhubaneswar: ONT Bureaue :10/1/17:Odia hockey star Birendra Lakra tied the sacred knot here on Monday. The 26 year old Olympian got married to Rashmita Kerketta of Jharkhand. She is currently an employee of IT giant Infosys after Rashmita and had completed her studies from the Institute of Company Sciences. Their sacred wedding was concluded at Arnold Church here attended by ...

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Tata Steel Bhubaneswar 2nd Literary Meet

Bhubaneswar:ONT Bureaue :10/1/17:Culturally among the richest states of India, Odisha has always been at the forefront of iconic works of Indian literature, from Jaydev’s Gita Govinda, to Sarala Das’ Mahabharata, to the path-breaking works of poets such as Sitakant Mahapatra and Ramakanta Rath, and fiction writers such as Prativa Ray in the modern era. It is to celebrate this immense ...

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Seashore Scam: CBI Serves Notice To Balasore MP

Bhubaneswar:ONT Bureaue:10/1/17: As part of its probe into multi-crore Seashore chit fund scam, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday served notice to Balasore MP Rabindra Jena asking him to appear before it on January 12. Earlier, Jena had also appeared before the central probe agency for his alleged nexus with the tainted ponzi firm. This will be the third ...

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Police Serves Notice To Mahima Mishra’s 2 Sons

Paradip: The Paradip police today issued notice to Odisha Stevedores Limited (OSL) Managing Director Mahimananda Mishra’s two sons and accountant of the company to appear before them in connection with the murder of Seaways Shipping general manager Mahendra Swain. The police asked Mishra’s sons Chandan and Charchit and OSL accountant Rabindra Dalei to appear at the Paradip police station by ...

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30,000 Complaints Received From Odisha During 2015-16

Bhubaneswar: ONT Bureau ,9/1/17 Chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Justice HL Dattu today said the Commission has received nearly 30,000 complaints from Odisha during 2015-16. Inaugurating the three-day camp court of NHRC at Jayadev Bhawan in the city here, Justice Dattu raised several issues in the state. Talking about the status of health and education in Malkangiri district, ...

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Union Power Minister presides over 7th India-Japan Energy Forum, 2017

NewDelhi:ONT Bureau ,9/1/17 Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal presided over a bilateral meeting with the Japanese delegation led by H.E. Mr. Hiroshige Seko, Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry, Government of Japan. The meeting took place on the side-lines of the 7thIndia-Japan Energy Forum, 2017 being held in ...

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Bringing youth to the mainstream of change

*Sudhirendar Sharma It is befitting to dedicate Vivekananda’s birthday, January 12, to the youth of the country whose entrepreneurial ambition and consumerist desires need be exposed to countervailing moral and ethical values for bringing sanity to their attitudes and actions. It makes for a compelling case as today’s youth are fed on a celebrity overdose in a market-driven consumerist culture. ...

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State Election Commission Announces Schedule For Panchayat Polls

Bhubaneswar: : ONT Bureau Jan 07, 2017 The State Election Commission (SEC) today announced the schedule for the ensuing Panchayat polls in Odisha beginning from February 13. Giving details to the media, SEC secretary Rabindra Sahu said the elections will be conducted in five phases in 852 Zilla Parishad Zones of 314 blocks. Polling would be held in 189 Zilla ...

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Vigilance Records 47% Conviction In Graft Cases

In 2016 Odisha vigiliace have claim to achieved 47 per cent conviction rate while dealing with corruption cases in 2016, Odisha’s vigilance department has registered 575 criminal cases against 1099 accused persons. This includes 162 Class-I officers, 104 Class-II officers, 833 Class-III employees and others, an official statement said. During this period, 334 persons had been arrested, which includes 36 ...

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Liquor Shops Within 500 Mtrs From NH, SH To Be Shifted

Bhubaneswar: : ONT Bureau Jan 07, 2017 The Odisha government has decided to shift all liquor shops which have come up within 500 metres from the National Highways and State Highways, by April 1 this year. A decision to this effect was taken at a high level review meeting presided over by Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi at the State ...

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