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BJD decided to stage dharna in 12 districts of the state from January 8 to 17.

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Bhubaneswar:4/1/18; A day after the Union government denied to hike the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy this fiscal, the ruling BJD on Thursday declared to stage demonstration to reiterate its demand. The state ruling party which termed the BJP led NDA government at Centre as anti-farmer decided to stage dharna in 12 districts of the state from January 8 to ...

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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation will install e-waste sculptures soon across the city

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Khordha:4/1/18;Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has partnered with SDRC and Sofies Sustainability Leaders Private Limited for installation e-waste sculptures soon across the city. Bhubaneswar:4/1/18;The sculptures would be a tourists’ attraction. As per the Waste Management Rules, 2016, the E-wastes should be scientifically stored and dismantled as their unscientific management leads to pollution and various environmental hazards. So we have initiated steps ...

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Lance Naik Bighnaraj Miridia bagged gold medal at the 66th All India Police Athletics Championship

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Cuttack:4/1/18; Once again bringing pride for Odisha Police, Lance Naik Bighnaraj Miridia bagged gold medal at the 66th All India Police Athletics Championship in Dehradun. Miridia won the gold in 400 metres event completing the track in just 48.2 seconds. Overwhelmed over the success, DGP Dr RP Sharma met Miridia and congratulated the athlete of state police at its Headquarters here. ...

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Odisha to demand a tribunal and it will ensure that it is done in the next 3 months:Nitin Gadkari

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New Delhi: 4/1/18;While maintaining that a discussion will be a better way to resolve the Mahanadi dispute and ensure enough water for Odisha, Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari said that the centre acknowledges the right of Odisha to demand a tribunal and it will ensure that it is ...

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Paradeep Phosphates Limited organized a three-day group technical conclave

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Paradip:4/1/18;Paradeep Phosphates Limited (PPL) today organized a three-day group technical conclave at its plant premises in Paradip. Three major components of Adventz group such as Zuari Agrochemicals, Paradeep Phosphates Limited and Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited participated in this three day conclave. The workshop was inaugurated by V K Sinha, Chief Operating Officer of PPL. Nitin Kantak, Chief Technical Officer ...

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First Odia colour movie ‘Gapa Hele Bi Sata’ Director Nagen Ray passed away

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Cuttack:4/1/18; Veteran Odia film director Nagen Ray, director of first Odia colour movie ‘Gapa Hele Bi Sata’, passed away at his residence in Nua Bazaar here last night. He was 82.   Ray had directed ‘Gapa Hele Bi Sata’, the first Odia colour film released in july,16, 1976.This film mwas produced by Subimal Mallick.Jajabar Fame actress Banaja Mohanty had essayed ...

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Odisha’s famous Konark Sun Temple will be featured in the new Rs 10 notes

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Bhubaneswar:4/1/18; Odisha’s famous Konark Sun Temple which is also known as the ‘Black Pagoda’ will be featured in the new Rs 10 notes in the Gandhi series to be issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The country’s central bank is said to have printed around 1 billion pieces of the new Rs 10 notes in chocolate brown colour ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off the fifth Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Train

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 Bhubaneswar/ Berhampur:4/1/18; Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off the fifth Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra train (pilgrimage train for senior citizens) here at the State Secretariat on Thursday through video conferencing which left Berhampur station. As many as 997 senior citizens from 10 southern districts including Kandhamal, Boudh, Nabarangpur, Rayagada, Koraput, Malkangiri and Ganjam boarded the train. They are slated ...

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Health Ministry and Tata Memorial Centre launch first digital Online Oncology Tutorial

The Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Smt. Preeti Sudan launched the country’s first digital Online Oncology Tutorial Series designed by Tata Memorial Center in Collaboration with the Health Ministry, in New Delhi on January 04, 2018.

Newdelhi:4/1/18:Smt Preeti Sudan, Secretary (HFW) today launched the country’s first digital Online Oncology Tutorial Series designed by the Tata Memorial Center in collaboration with the Health Ministry. The oncology tutorial series aim to train the doctors across the country to educate them in early detection, prevention, palliation, rehabilitation and treatment of various cancers. This is part of a national program that will be ...

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NALCO’s net gain was around Rs. 100 crore due to rationalization of taxes:Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand

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  Bhubaneswar:3/1/18;  NALCO, the Navratna CPSE has declared 2018 as the year of happiness for the shareholders. employees, contract employees, peripheral villages and other stakeholders. The CMD of the company, Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand said this while interacting with media persons on the backdrop of excellent performance of NALCO in the year 2017. “During last two years or more, NALCO ...

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