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44 personnel of the Odisha Police will be awarded with medals in different categories

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Bhubaneswar:25/1/18; A total of 44 personnel of the Odisha Police will be awarded with medals in different categories on the occasion of the Republic Day this year. According to an official release issued by the Odisha Police, the police personnel will be decorated by Governor SC Jamir in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. While Rabindra Kumar Mohapatra, Addl ...

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Kalia put on ventilator

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Bhubaneswar:25/1/18; One of the Odisha’s separated twins, Kalia has been put on ventilator today after his condition deteriorated following a skin graft surgery operated earlier this week at AIIMS. The conjoined twins, Jaga and Kalia who were joined to their heads had undergone cranial separation surgery three months ago. According to sources, Kalia is under constant observation of the surgeons ...

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Normal life has been affected during State-wide Bandh

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Bhubaneswar:24/1/18; The state-wide bandh has been called by the Congress and BJP on Wednesday protesting over Kunduli rape victim’s death. A day after the minor girl ended her life; Congress gave called for dawn-to-dusk bandh across the state, while the BJP announced its decision to observe a 12-hour strike from 6 AM to 6 PM. Normal life has been affected ...

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Bijepur Assembly bypoll will be held on February 24

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Bhubaneswar: 23/1/18;The long wait for the announcement of date for the Bijepur Assembly bypoll in Odisha finally ended as Election Commission of India (ECI) today declared to conduct the by-election for the assembly constituency on February 24. Besides the polling on February 24, the counting of votes and result announcement will be conducted on February 28. The announcement of date ...

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Odisha paid rich tribute to freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

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Bhubaneswar, Jan 23 Odisha today paid rich tribute to freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 121st birth anniversary and Veer Surendra Sai on his 209th birth anniversary. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik offered floral tribute to Netaji at his statue in Cuttack, where he was born, this morning. “My heartfelt tribute and salutations to the great freedom fighter, exemplary ...

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Opposition parties rose in protest across the state as Kunduli gang-rape victim to commit suicide

Bhubaneswar:23/1/18; Opposition parties today rose in protest across the state register their protest against the governmental inaction, which according to them prompted the Kunduli gang-rape victim to commit suicide. Meanwhile the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) has given the call for dawn to dusk bandh from 6 AM to 6 PM. While congress party has blocked the highway in Koraput, police allegedly ...

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Modi addresses climate change, terrorism and protectionism at World Economic Forum

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Switzerland:23/1/18:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the opening keynote address at the plenary session of the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos in Switzerland.Listing three issues – terrorism, climate change and protectionism- as the three challenges for human civilisation, PM Modi started his speech by recalling the last time an Indian prime minister attended the WEF summit which was in 1997,Speaking on a wide range ...

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Basant Panchami is being celebrated with much fervour in all educational institutions across the State

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Bhubaneswar:22/1/18: Saraswati Puja also known as Shree Panchami or Basant Panchami is being celebrated with much fervour in all educational institutions across the State today. Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge and wisdom, is being worshipped by students in schools, colleges and universities. Special prayers were also organised at various institutions.Besides, several puja committiess have also orgainsed special Puja at Puja ...

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Motor launch operation disrupted communication services

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Chitrakonda:22/1/18; Residents of Panasput, Jodamba, Andapali panchayats in Malkangiri district had a tough time today after a strike by contractual staff engaged in motor launch operation disrupted communication services to the cut-off areas of Chitrakonda. The protestors have been demanding regularization of jobs and hike in salary. The agitating staff alleged that they have been providing uninterrupted services for years. ...

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Vice President of India addresses Graduation Ceremony at Tata Memorial Centre

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Mumbai:22/1/18;The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu exhorted medical professionals and researchers to make efforts come up with path breaking advances, so as to help in the prevention of cancer and its treatment. The Vice President was addressing the Graduation Ceremony at the Tata Memorial Centre, in Mumbai today.Shri Naidu also said that researchers must explore ancient Indian ...

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