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India is ready to bear all expenses, if necessary up to Rs 400 crore, to make Hindi one of the official languages of UN

NEW DELHI:3/1/18: India is ready to bear all expenses, if necessary up to Rs 400 crore, to make Hindi one of the official languages of the United Nations but its rules for acquiring such a status prevents the country from doing so, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday.   According to the UN rules, support of two-third member countries ...

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Happy Lucky is going to hit the screen during Makar sankranti

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Bhubaneswar:2/1/18:Happy Lucky is the upcoming new Odia Film of Sambit, Elina, Jyoti Ranjan & Sasmita, under the banner Tarang Cine Productions. This Odia Movie is Produced by Jagi Mangat Panda, directed by Sudhnasu Sahoo, Screenplay And Dialogues by Sanjay Mahakul & Debidutta Mohanty. Music is scored by Prem Anand. Camera By R.Bhagat Singh. This film is going to hit the screen during Makar sankranti ie in January 14,2018

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Thirty Nine migrant bonded labourers from Balasore District have been Rescued

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Balasore:2/1/18;At least 39 migrant bonded labourers from Odisha’s Balasore district have been rescued from Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh. Acting on a tip off, Balasore district administration in a joint coordination with Ayodhya counterparts rescued them from a brick kiln and brought them to their native village. The rescued labourers including minors had been trafficked to Uttar Pradesh as part of ...

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Mortal remains of noted opera script writer Ananta Ojha arrived at Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar: 2/1/18;The mortal remains of noted opera script writer Ananta Ojha arrived at Bhubaneswar airport from Bengaluru today. The body will be taken to his ancestral village in Pattamundai of Kendrapara for the last rites that will be conducted today. Ojha who was actively involved in opera industry for three decades, died on Sunday at a private hospital in Bengaluru ...

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5, 90,330 Odisha students will appear the annual High School Certificate Examination

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Cuttack2/1/18;: As many as 5, 90,330 Odisha students will appear the annual High School Certificate Examination (HSCE) at 2,818 exam centres this year, the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) informed today. Speaking to the media, BSE President Jahan Ara Begum said that nearly 5,67,254 students will appear in the regular category while around 19,737 ex-regular students will write the examinations ...

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Odisha Chief Minister announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh for the family of martyred Odia Jawan Pradeep Kumar Panda

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Bhubaneswar:2/1/18: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh for the family of martyred Odia Jawan Pradeep Kumar Panda, who was killed in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama on 31 December last year. The assistance will be provided from the state government’s Defence and Paramilitary Personnel Relief fund, a release of ...

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31st Freedom Fighters’ Mahotsav was observed

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Bhubaneswar:2/1/18: Remembering the contribution of freedom fighters, the 31st Freedom Fighters’ Mahotsav was observed on the occasion of the death anniversary of freedom fighter CM late Utkal Keshari Dr Harekrushna Mahatab here on Tuesday.   “I express my deep gratitude to the freedom fighters for their struggle and sacrifices to secure the country’s independence,’’ Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said addressing ...

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Indian Medical Association strike was called off

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NEW DELHI:2/1/18 The 12-hour nation-wide stir called by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) to protest a proposed legislation seeking to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body, was called off on Tuesday after the bill was referred to a parliamentary standing committee. HIGHLIGHTS The strike called by the IMA went on for around eight hours today. The ...

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Indian Spice exports from April to September 2017 grew 24 per cent and valued at Rs 8,850.53 crore

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  Kochi:2/1/18;Spice exports from India during April to September 2017 grew 24 per cent and touched 557,525 tonnes, valued at Rs 8,850.53 crore, as compared to the same period in 2016 when 450,700 tonnes fetched Rs 8,700.15 crore. In dollar terms, India’s exports of spices and spice products during the first half of the current fiscal were pegged at $1,373.97 ...

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King and Queen of Lesotho call on the President

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Newdelhi:2/1/18:His Majesty King Letsie III and Her Majesty Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso of Lesotho, called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (January 2, 2018). Welcoming the King and Queen to Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President said that India and Lesotho share close and cordial ties. India cherishes its partnership with Lesotho. India is strongly ...

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