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Bijepur Assembly constituency by poll ended peacefully: results would be declared on February 28.


Bargarh: 24/2/18;The voting for the bypoll for Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha’s Bargarh district ended peacefully at 5 PM today with voters turning out in large numbers. While the total voters turnout was 81.86 percent in last assembly election in 2014, this time the total polling recorded till 5 PM was 72 percent. The voters queued up outside polling booths ...

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No MIL question paper leaked


Bhubaneswar: 23/2/18The Odisha School and Mass Education Department rubbished the allegation of Matric MIL question paper leak on WhatsApp in Kendrapara district ahead of the commencement of the examination sitting today. Department Secretary Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra said no such thing has happened adding he talked to Aul Block Education Officer (BEO) and Kendrapara District Education Officer (DEO) and sought a ...

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More than 6 lakh students appear for the Annual HSC Examination 2018


Bhubaneswar:23/2/18; More than 6 lakh students in appear for the Annual HSC Examination 2018 beginning from today. The examinations will continue till March 8. The Board of Secondary Education (BSE) has made all the necessary arrangements for the examination. Three tier-security has been put in place to prevent malpractice. Around 58 flying squads and 37 central squads of the board ...

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Commissionerate Police seized around 30 live crude bombs


Bhubaneswar: 23/82/18;The special squad of Commissionerate Police this afternoon seized around 30 live crude bombs from the premises of a soft drinks godown from Jharpada area in Bhubaneswar. Police have also five persons in this connection. Sources said, police conducted a raid following a tip-off that explosives have been stored in the area and seized the live bombs. Police have ...

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Jaga one of the separated conjoined twins wore a specially prepared protective helmet


New Delhi:23/2/18; Jaga one of the separated conjoined twins from Odisha today wore a specially prepared protective helmet by the doctors at AIIMS-New Delhi. Doctors wore him the helmet to protect his skull which is in the developing stage after separation surgery. A team from SCB Hospital in Cuttack comprising of five doctors will be visiting AIIMS tomorrow to review ...

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Odisha Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister approved various key proposals


Bhubaneswar:23/2/18;Odisha Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik approved various key proposals with focus on development activities. a) Two projects worth ₹360.60 crore for safe drinking water supply to flouride affected areas of Cuttack district & salinity affected villages of Jagatsinghpur. 4.22 lakh people in 473 villages to benefit. b) Four projects worth ₹551.78 crore for safe drinking water supply to ...

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Bollywood actress-singer Ila Arun featured in music video ‘Hausla Naa Ruthe based on 1999 Super Cyclone


Bhubaneswar: Bollywood actress-singer Ila Arun looked very much a typical Odiani while shooting for music video ‘Hausla Naa Ruthe: The Stories Untold’ by California-based Odia lad and singer Konark Sarangi. The song sings praise of a group of 30 women led by Charu Maa, who refused to leave their land and fought the after-effects of 1999 Super Cyclone that left behind a ...

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Now Apna Khadi in Apna Bazar


Mumbai:21/2/18;Khadi lovers can now buy Khadi products from a ‘Khadi Korner’ at Apna Bazar at Charkop Mumbai suburb. This has been made possible, thanks to an agreement between Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and Apna Bazar. The agreement was signed by Shri I. Jawahar, Director (Marketing), KVIC and Shri S. T Kajale, CEO, Apna Bazar in the presence of Shri ...

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PM addresses Uttar Pradesh Investors’ Summit 2018


Newdelhi:21/2/18;The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today delivered the inaugural address at the Uttar Pradesh Investors’ Summit – 2018. He said that when change happens, it becomes apparent for all to see. He added that the organization of such a big investors’ summit in Uttar Pradesh, with the participation of so many investors, is itself indicative of change. He congratulated ...

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SARAS completes the second test-flight successfully

Newdelhi:21/8/18: India’s indigenous light transport aircraft SARAS has been successfully test flown for a second time today. The flight commanded by Wing Commander U.P. Singh, Group Captain R.V. Panicker and Group Captain K.P. Bhat of Indian Air Force- Aircraft and System Testing Establishment, took off from HAL’s airport in Bengaluru for a text book flight. This was the second of ...

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