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Commissionerate Police decided to impose blanket ban on marriage processionson of some main routes in Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar:3/1/18 The Commissionerate Police today decided to impose blanket ban on marriage processions on some main routes in Odisha capital from February 1. According to a notification issued to this effect, five routes that would remain out of bounds for marriage processions are New Airport Crossing to Acharya Vihar  via AG Square, Raj Bhawan Chhak to KIIT Chhak via Jayadev Vihar, ...

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Odisha Government on Wednesday issued a deadline for urgent repair of bad Roads.

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Bhubaneswar3/1/18;: Following steep rise in road mishaps in the State, Odisha Government on Wednesday issued a deadline for urgent repair of bad roads. It has been instructed to complete the road repair works in the next three months and an intensive traffic awareness campaign will be launched across the State. The traffic volunteer system will be implemented in four cities ...

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Odisha Government hiked bus fares under the automatic fare adjustment mechanism.

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Bhubaneswar:3/1/18; Odisha Government today hiked bus fares under the automatic fare adjustment mechanism. While the fares of ordinary and express category buses were hiked by 1 paisa per km, fares of deluxe and AC deluxe category buses hiked by 2 paisa per km. With implementation of the increased fare, the fare for ordinary buses rose to 65 paisa per km ...

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Capacity Building Programme on Waste Management Rules-2016’ organised by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

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Bhubaneswar:3/1/18; Experts at the day-long ‘Capacity Building Programme on Waste Management Rules-2016’ organised by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, stressed separation at source for municipal solid waste in the city for cost-effective and meaningful use of the waste generated by households and other stakeholders. The workshop, organised jointly by BMC, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and National Productivity Council (NPC) today mainly ...

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Martyred Odia CRPF jawan Pradeep Kumar Panda was given guard of honour

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Sundergarh:3/1/18; Martyred Odia CRPF jawan Pradeep Kumar Panda was given guard of honour by policemen at Rajgangpur mini stadium after his body reached his native village Liploi today in Odisha’s Sundargarh district. CRPF DIG, Sundargarh Collector and SP also paid their homage to the martyr. Pradeep’s dead body was taken to the Rajgangpur Stadium in the morning amidst a sea ...

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King ‘Kansa’ took a holy dip in sea and visited the Shree Jagannath Temple

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Puri:3/1/18: A day after the 11-day-long Dhanu Jatra in Odisha’s Bargarh town came to an end, Bhubaneswar Pradhan, who played the role of King ‘Kansa’ during the Jatra took a holy dip in sea in Puri today and visited the Shree Jagannath Temple here to seek forgiveness from the Lord for the sins he had committed while enacting his role. ...

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Odisha Chief Minister directed completion of 20 lakh pucca houses in rural areas

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Bhubaneswar:3/1/18:Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik directed completion of 20 lakh pucca houses in rural areas by December, 2018. Since 2014-15, 14.11 lakh pucca houses have been built by State Government. Highlights of Chief Minister’s review: Odisha is a model state in the country in pucca housing with more than 1000 houses being built everyday • Stringent action against corrupt officials; focus on ...

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NABARD has sanctioned Rs 372.51 crore loan assistance to Odisha

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Bhuabneswar, 3/1/18: The NABARD has sanctioned Rs 372.51 crore loan assistance under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) to Odisha towards irrigation and rural bridge projects for the last quarter of this fiscal. A total number of 17,322 lift irrigation projects including bore wells, shallow tube wells, digging wells, micro river lifts shall be taken up with Rs 130.17 crore ...

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India has imposed antidumping duty on as many as 98 products imported from China

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NEW DELHI:3/1/18; India has imposed antidumping duty on as many as 98 products, as on December 27 last year, imported from China, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.   The products on which the duty was imposed include flax fabrics, vitamin C, certain fibres and chemicals, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry C R Chaudhary said in a written reply to ...

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“We are Indians and we don’t call ourselves as Bengalis or Assamese or from Arunachal Pradesh:Army chief

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NEW DELHI:3/1/18; Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat has said that people should not get stuck in “microscopic identities” but rise together as one, as he exhorted the youth to join the force to feel the idea of India’s unity.   “You want to feel the oneness, join the Army, and see how we people, from different backgrounds, live together as Indians. ...

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