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Police and excise officials has destroyed Hemp Plantations worth Rs 10 crore

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Koraput :28/12/17; A joint team of police and excise officials has destroyed hemp plantations worth Rs 10 crore in Odishas Koraput district, police said today. As part of the administration’s efforts to check illegal cultivation of cannabis, a crackdown was launched on several villages in the Maoist-hit district, Additional Superintendent of Police (Koraput) V R Rao said. “Illegal hemp cultivation is ...

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Triple Talaq Bill will bring more cases in court:Bhartruhari Mahtab

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New Delhi: 28/12/17;Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) urged the Government to redraft the Triple Talaq Bill or The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 which was introduced in the Lok Sabha today. Bhartruhari Mahtab, the Parliamentary Party leader of BJD, opposed the introduction of Bill saying there were many internal contradictions in the Bill and it ...

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Odisha unit of Congress celebrated its 133rd foundation Day

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Bhubaneswar: 28/12/17;The Odisha unit of Congress today celebrated its 133rd foundation day at the party headquarters here. Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Prasad Harichandan unfurled the party flag to mark the occasion. Addressing the party leaders and workers Harichandan said, “Our party activists are getting rejuvenated after Rahul Gandhi took charge as the President of Congress party. We need ...

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Parliamentarians must be united in spirit & purpose to achieve social harmony, peace: Vice President

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Newdelhi:28/12/17;The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that all parliament members to be united in spirit and purpose in order to achieve the social harmony, peace and for all adding that such great things cannot be lost on anyone. He was addressing the Annual General Meeting of the Indian Parliamentary Group (IPG) after releasing the Lok ...

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Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Felicitates WorldSkills 2017 Winners from India

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Newdelhi;28/12/2017;Driving the youth to take up skill training programs and encouraging their participation at global platforms such as WorldSkills International Competition, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) felicitated the Indian team that has won laurels at the WorldSkills 2017. The felicitation and award ceremony was organized in New Delhi in the august presence of Minister for Skill Development ...

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Releases Book “Yuga Purush Bharata Ratna Atal Ji”by Vice President of India

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Newdelhi:28/12/17;The Vice President of India, Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that former Prime Minister, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a sage, visionary par excellence who brought developmental reforms to the forefront of governance. He was addressing a gathering after releasing the book “Yug Purush Bharata Ratna Atal Ji” authored by the Member of Parliament (LS), Dr. Ramesh Pokhrial ‘Nishank’ ...

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Dharmendra Pradhan at the National Rural Tribal Youth Convention

The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan felicitating the dignitaries, at the National Rural Tribal Youth Convention, at Bhubaneswar on December 26, 2017.

Bhubaneswar:27/12/17;The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan at the National Rural Tribal Youth Convention, at Bh  

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Malkangiri Police arrest 12 hardcore Maoists

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Malkangiri:27/12/17; Cracking a major whip against the banned Maoist outfit, police on Wednesday morning arrested as many as 12 Maoists from different places of Malkangiri district. “The Maoists were arrested during combing operations conducted by the security personnel in Kalimela, Mathili and Chitrakonda area of the district “, informed Malkangiri Superintendent of Police (SP) Jagamohan Meena. “We have arrested 12 ...

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Odisha BJP criticised Odisha government’s Decision to set up a Heritage Cabinet

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Bhubaneswar:27/12/17; State unit of BJP today criticised Odisha government’s decision to set up a Heritage Cabinet to promote Odia language. Targeting Naveen’s poor command over Odia language senior leader of BJP Biswabhusan Harichandan said, “Those who do not have respect for the language are making such big announcements.” “Within 20 years he (Naveen) has not been able to learn and ...

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First ever in 17 years of rule Odisha Chief Minister chaired a Cabinet meeting outside the state capital

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Puri:27/12/17; First ever in 17 years of rule, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today chaired a Cabinet meeting outside the state capital Bhubaneswar. The Cabinet meeting which was held at Circuit House in Puri ended up with several key decisions including the proposal to form heritage cabinet, Odia Language Commission along with quinquennial organization of Odia Language Summit, waving of ...

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