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National Aluminium Company Limited has achieved a record net profit of Rs 722 crore

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Bhubaneswar:10/2/18; The National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has achieved a record net profit of Rs 722 crore in the third quarter ended December 2017, the company said on Friday. The company has been able to break the highest-ever net profit figures in a quarter during the last ten years. NALCO declared its financial results for the third quarter of the financial ...

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Eminent litterateur Chandrasekhar Rath passed away

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Bhubaneswar:10/2/18; Eminent litterateur and Sahitya Akademi Award recipient Chandrasekhar Rath passed away at a private hospital in Odisha capital on Friday. He was 89. The renowned Odia author and poet had been selected for the Padma Shri award last month for his outstanding contribution to literature. He breathed his last in the hospital while undergoing treatment as he was suffering from ...

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Loya’s death: Rahul Gandhi leads 114 MPs to meet President Kovid

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Newdelhi:10/2/18;Opposition MPs on Friday petitioned President Ram Nath Kovind for a court-monitored SIT probe into the death of CBI judge B H Loya and said they have no faith in either the CBI or the NIA.MPs from several political parties, including the Congress, the Trinamool Congress and the DMK, met the president today and presented him a memorandum with the ...

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Winter Olympics 2018

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Pyeongchang  10/2/18;The 2018 Winter Olympics begins in Pyeongchang on Friday and the opening ceremony took centre stage to kick-off the 23rd Games. The Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium welcomed all 92 countries boasting nearly 3,000 athletes, with all eyes on the sight of North and South Korean competitors uniting to walk into the stadium together for the first time. There was also ...

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NITI Aayog released Health Index report titled, “Healthy States, Progressive India”

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Newdelhi:10/2/18;NITI Aayog released today a comprehensive Health Index report titled, “Healthy States, Progressive India” at a function in the capital today. The report ranks states and Union territories innovatively on their year-on-year incremental change in health outcomes, as well as, their overall performance with respect to each other. The report was released jointly by the CEO, NITI Aayog; Amitabh Kant, ...

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Film and Television Institute of India will conduct a week-long film appreciation course in Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar:8/2/18; The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune will conduct a week-long film appreciation course in Bhubaneswar as part of the institute’s nationwide programme to popularise film learning  in association with Biju Pattnaik Film and television Institute ,Cuttack and Directorate  of Technical Education and training ,Odisha. The film appreciation course in Bhubaneswar will provide a unique opportunity to the ...

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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the new Convention Hall of Odisha Police

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Bhubaneswar:8/2/18; Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the new Convention Hall of Odisha Police at Police Bhawan. The programme was organized by Odisha Police Housing & Welfare Cooperation at a project cost of Rs 4, 55, 14,000 approximately. The Hall can accommodate as many as 200 delegates for conference purpose. The Conference Hall is central air conditioned and equipped with professional electronic voice ...

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Comedy king of Odia cinema Jayeeram Samal going to debut in news channel program “Panchayat Pencha”

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Bhubaneswar:8/2/18;It is said that the happy body, mind and soul has the power to attract happy thoughts and keep you going stress free. However, in the busy schedules, people rarely get few minutes to get them relaxed by laughing. Even science has accepted the power of laugh. Considering the importance of laugh to make its viewers feel good while watching ...

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Union Government relaxed the quality norms for procurement of paddy under minimum support price

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Bhubaneswar:8/2/18; The Union Government on Wednesday relaxed the quality norms for procurement of paddy under minimum support price (MSP) mechanism in 15 districts of the State where the crops were affected due to unseasonal rains. Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan informed the ministry’s decision to relax the FAQ (fair average quality) norms to ...

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Nepal king, Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev visited the Lingaraj temple

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Bhubaneswar:8/2/18; Nepal king, Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev today visited the Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar. Elaborate security arrangements were made at the Lingaraj temple to ensure smooth conduct of rituals and special puja by the king. “I wish Lord Shiva will bless all of us so that we can maintain peace in the world,” the king said after the darshan. ...

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