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Indian Institute of Technology celebrated its 10th foundation day in its campus

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Bhubaneswar:13/2/18; Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar on Monday celebrated its 10th foundation day in its campus at Argul. Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi applauded the endeavour that IIT officials have put in during last years in putting up world-class infrastructure and setting up benchmarks in teaching and learning. Padhi said, “Present era is not the time of learning just from ...

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Encourage people to switch to a vegetarian diet, PETA is setting lose its ‘Valentine Angel’

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Bhubaneswar:13/2/18; Valentine’s Day is not just about expressing love, but also showing compassion and empathy towards fellow beings. To stop cruelty against animals and encourage people to switch to a vegetarian diet, PETA is setting lose its ‘Valentine Angel’ in Odisha capital on the eve of the Feast of St Valentine. Dressed in the quintessential colour of love, complete with ...

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Chandrashekhara Kambara elected new president of Sahitya Akademi

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  Newdelhi:13/2/18;Famous Kannada playwright, poet, novelist and Jnanpith award-winning writer Chandrashekhara Kambara was elected president of the Sahitya Akademi while hindi writer Madhav Kaushik, was elected vice president on Monday. Mr Kambara won the election in a triangular contest between him, well-known Marathi writer Bhalchandra Nemade and Oriya writer Pratibha Ray. Like Mr Kambara, both are winners of Jnanpith Awards. ...

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Naveen assures appropriate action against attackers of Pandian’s Residence

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Bhubaneswar:13/2/18; Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today assured to take appropriate action against the offenders involved in the attack on official residence of IAS officer V K Pandian. A large delegation hailing from the IAS, OPS, OAS, OFS, OPA, OKSS, Driver Associations and others met the CM at the State Secretariat on Monday and submitted a memorandum seeking stringent action against ...

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Mahasweta Ray joined in BJP

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Bhubaneswar:13/2/18; Officially joining after BJP veteran Odia film actress Mahasweta Ray  said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ideology and work for the development of the nation forced her to join the saffron fold. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ideology and work for the development of the nation forced me to join BJP,” she said after joining the national party during a press conference ...

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First Odia Woman Cine Director Parbati Ghose passes away

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Bhubaneswar:12/2/18;First Odia women Cine Director passes away on 11th,February,2018 Niggt at Private hospital at Bhubaneswar.Ms.Ghose had directed and Produced Odia Film Chha Mana vAtha Guntha which was an adaptation  of Fakir Mohan senapati Novel in the same title.Born on March 28. 1933, Parbati Ghosh made her debut as a child artist in, Sri Jagannath in 1950. Parbati Ghose a.k.a. Chapala and Chandana was as ...

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Nepal King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev offered puja at the Sri Jagannath temple

Bhubaneswar, Feb 11 The last King of Nepal Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev today visited Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri and paid obeisance to the deities by offering special puja. King Gyanendra entered the 12th century shrine in the seaside pilgrim town along with Gajapati King of Puri Dibyasingha Deb through the south gate after the latter went in and ...

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Mahasweta Ray will join the Bharatiya Janata Party

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Bhubaneswar:11/2/18; Odia actress Mahasweta Ray will join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), informed BJP spokesperson Pitambar Acharya on Sunday. The actress will join the BJP at the party’s headquarters here in the presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and other senior leaders on Monday, Acharya said. The party will organise a mega event for the same at 11 am tomorrow. Her joining ...

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Odisha Chief Minister grace the ongoing silver jubilee function of the solemn ‘Pattabhiskek’

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Puri:10/2/18; Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visited Puri on Saturday afternoon hours to grace the ongoing silver jubilee function of the solemn ‘Pattabhiskek’ ceremony performed by Puri Shankaracharya at the Govardhan Peeth. The ceremony was also graced by Nepal King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev apart from Puri Gajapati Maharaja Dibya Singh Dev. Interacting with the media, Patnaik said, “I’m extremely ...

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Creation of more than 400 posts of dental surgeons out of state budget:Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

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Bhubaneswar:10/2/18;At INDIAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION conference, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik stated that various steps have been taken to make oral healthcare accessible to the people of the state such as a dental unit & a dental surgeon at CHC-level, along with adequate infrastructure and necessary equipment. Highlights from his address at the event:     Creation of more than 400 posts of dental surgeons ...

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