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Rahul Gandhi has appointed Biswaranjan Mohanty as All India Congress Committee Secretary for Gujarat.

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Bhubaneswar22/5/18;: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has appointed Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee spokesperson Biswaranjan Mohanty as All India Congress Committee (AICC) Secretary for Gujarat. “The Hon’ble Congress President Rahul Gandhi has appointed Shri Jitendra Baghel and Shri Biswaranjan Mohanty as AICC Secretaries for Gujarat with immediate effect,” read a press release issued by AICC general secretary Ashok Gehlot. Notably, Biswaranjan was ...

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Odisha Governor met the vice-chancellors of 17 universities at Raj Bhawan

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Bhubaneswar22/5/18;: Odisha Governor and Chancellor of State Universities Satya Pal Mallik on Tuesday met the vice-chancellors of 17 universities at Raj Bhawan here. The Governor stressed the need to improve research activities to provide quality education to students and to conduct examinations on time. The Governor asked all the VCs to check campus indiscipline and violence. A discussion was also held ...

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Noted industrialist Bansidhar Panda passed away

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Bhubaneswar:22/5/18/ Noted industrialist and founder of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) Bansidhar Panda passed away at his residence here today. He was 87. Many eminent personalities paid tributes to Bansidhar Panda at his residence after which his mortal remains were taken in an ambulance to his native village Madhuban under Barang block of Cuttack district. A pall of ...

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Puri Srimandir administration has decided to install CCTVs at ‘Bhitara Katha’

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Puri: 22/5/18;The Puri Srimandir administration has decided to install CCTVs at ‘Bhitara Katha’ – the last point of entry for devotees in the temple, following alleged assault on a tourist by two servitors inside the temple premises two days back. The CCTVs will be installed to ascertain truth behind such incidents and monitor activities inside the temple, Shree Jagannath Temple ...

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Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar witnessed Zero Shadow Day

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Bhubaneswar:21/5/18; Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar today witnessed Zero Shadow Day, an interesting phenomena when there is no shadow of any object/living being under the Sun. Denizens of the Temple City experienced it for a few moments starting from 11.43 am. The celestial event will also take place here on July 22 at 11.53 am, in Cuttack around the same time on May 22 ...

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Swarnalata Dalai from Odisha accomplishes Mission Everest 2018

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Bhubaneswar:21/5/18; The trio comprising Poonam, Swarnalata and Sandeep Toliya, successfully reached the Summit of Mount Everest on Monday as part of the Mission Everest 2018. The mission, sponsored by Tata Steel, was organised by Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF). Swarnalata Dalai, 20 years old, is from the state of Odisha. She has trekked to Everest Basecamp, climbed Mt. Rudugaira and ...

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Odisha BJP released a charge sheet against the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government

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Bhubaneswar:21/5/18; Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Odisha, the state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released a charge sheet against the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government on completion of four-year in government in the fourth term. The party has decided to reach out to people with a list of allegations against Naveen Patnaik Government citing 36 ...

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Police busted an illegal firearm racket

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Sambalpur:21/5/18; Police busted an illegal firearm racket operating under the town police limit here and arrested the trader, Mohammad Zahir Khan (29) alias Tiku. The police seized five Italian pistols and 12 rounds of bullets from Khan, a resident of Daleipada village. According to sources, a special squad of the district police guarded near a check gate of the forest ...

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Chief Secretary of odisha government sanctioned additional 4,849 houses in 20 ULBs

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Bhubaneswar:21/5/18; Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi sanctioned additional 4,849 houses in 20 ULBs under the Odisha Urban Housing Mission (OUHM) while chairing the state level sanctioning and monitoring committee meeting at the secretariat on Monday. While giving nod to the projects, Padhi directed to expedite the process of the issue of work orders against the sanctioned projects. Padhi further directed ...

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Naveen Patnaik highlighted ten major achievements of the ruling BJD during the term

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Bhubaneswar:21/5/18; “Take a pledge to work hard for the people with Determination, Devotion and Dedication,” Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik told ministers while chairing the meeting of the Council of Ministers at the State Secretariat on the occasion of completion of BJD government’s four years of the fourth term. Addressing the media after the meeting, Patnaik highlighted ten major achievements of ...

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