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President of India receives the first copy of book “Adi Shankaracharya: Hinduism’s greatest thinker”

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Newdelhi:22/4/18:The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, received the first copy of the book “Adi Shankaracharya: Hinduism’s Greatest Thinker”, from the author Shri Pavan Varma, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Speaking on the occasion, the President said the imprint of Adi Shankaracharya, who was born over 1,200 years ago in Kerala, is still apparent in contemporary India and in fact in all ...

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“HELLO ARSI” NEW HOPE FOR ODIA ART CINEMA

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Bhubaneswar:20/4/18;Odisha had much to cheer about. Odia film Hello Arsi won big at the 65th National Film Awards, bagging the coveted award in three categories straight. It won the Best Odia Film Award along with actress Prakruti Mishra winning Special Mention in the film and Best Dialogue. Unfortunately, the director and dialogue writer of the film, Sambit Mohanty, succumbed to brain stroke a few months ago. He had ...

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Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes down by one percent

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Newdelhi:20/4/18;The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on April 19, 2018 was 38.989 BCM which is 24% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 25 for the week ending on April 12, 2018. The level of water storage in the week ending on April 19, 2018 was 84% of the storage of corresponding period of ...

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Vice President inaugurates 2-day event of 12th Civil Services Day

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Newdelhi:20/4/18:The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that translating “legislative intent” into “programmatic content” and demonstrating to the common citizens what “Surajya” actually looks like in day to day administration, the civil services have an enormous opportunity today. He was delivering the inaugural address at the 2-day event of the 12th Civil Services Day, here today. ...

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Congress-led seven opposition parties submitted an impeachment motion for the removal of Chief Justice

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New Delhi:20/4/18: The Congress-led seven opposition parties on Friday met Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu and submitted an impeachment motion for the removal of Chief Justice Dipak Misra. “We have moved an impeachment motion for removal of CJI Dipak Misra under five listed grounds,” Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad told a press conference after meeting ...

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New ‘Nataala’ building incurred of Rs 124 crore in an area of three acre going to inaugurated very soon

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Bhubaneswar:20/4/18 The new ‘Nataala’ building housing most of the offices of head of departments is likely to be inaugurated here very soon. The construction work of the building that was expected to be finished in April this year may take another two months for completion and it is likely to be inaugurated either end of June or first week in ...

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Orissa High Court granted conditional bail to gangster Raja Acharya

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Cuttack:20/4/18; The Orissa High Court today granted conditional bail to gangster Raja Acharya in connection with a 2010 case, pertaining to the abduction of an employee of Jyoti Motors and extortion of money from him. Acharya had moved the High Court following rejection of his bail plea by the Bhubaneswar Additional District Judge Court in March last year. The gangster ...

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Agitating teachers in Odisha put their strike on hold till July 15

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Bhubaneswar19/4/18: The agitating teachers in Odisha today put their strike on hold till July 15 after having a meeting with Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi and decided to join the Plus Two answer paper evaluation duty. “We had a successful discussion with Chief Secretary. He assured us to look into our demands and requested to call off the agitation, following ...

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President of India in Jammu and Kashmir; addresses the sixth convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University

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Katra(Jammu and Kashmir  )    19/4/18:The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, graced and addressed the sixth convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University in Katra, Jammu and Kashmir, today (April 18, 2018).   Speaking on the occasion, the President referred to recent reports of the brutalisation and killing of a girl child in the state. Perhaps the most ...

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PM’s interaction with participants across the globe in Bharat Ki Baat Sabke Saath

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United Kingdom:19/4/18;Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi interacted with participants across the globe in Bharat Ki Baat Sabke Saath programme held at London, U.K. He also took questions from the participants. Following are the highlights from his interaction with the participants: रेलवे स्टेशन मेरे जीवन का स्वर्णिम पृष्ठ जिसने मुझे जीना और जूझना सिखाया| The person in the Railway Station was ...

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