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Director-General of Police of Odisha has been awarded with the Police Excellence Award

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Bhubaneswar:11/5/18: Director-General of Police (DGP) of Odisha, Rajendra Prasad Sharma, has been awarded with the Police Excellence Award by Foundation Police Research in New Delhi. Sharma, a 1986 batch IPS officer, was conferred with the prestigious award during International Police Expo and Conference held at Pragati Maidan today. The DGP received the award from Union Minister of State of Parliamentary Affairs ...

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Board of Secondary Education decided to adopt CBSE pattern for Matriculation examinations

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Bhubaneswar:11/5/18; The Board of Secondary Education, Odisha has decided to adopt CBSE pattern for Matriculation examinations from this academic session, said an official on Friday. School and Mass Education secretary Pradipta Mohapatra said examinations will be conducted as per the CBSE pattern. The students, who have enrolled into 2018-19 session, will be appearing the matriculation exams in the new pattern ...

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Central Enforcement Monitoring Committeetook out a final demolition work to free over 5 acres of prime land for development of a depot-cum-bus terminal

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Bhubaneswar:11/5/18: In a joint eviction drive today the Central Enforcement Monitoring Committee (CEMC) consisting officials and staff of BDA, BMC, General Administration Department, Bhubaneswar Puri Transport Services (BPTS) and Commissionerate Police took out a final demolition work to free over 5 acres of prime land for development of a depot-cum-bus terminal at Patia. The eviction was carried out over Plot No. ...

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Best Chief Executive Award to CMD MCL Mr Anil Kumar Jha

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Sambalpur, May 11, 2018: Mr A K Jha, Chairman & Managing Director, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) was conferred on award of Best Chief Executive by GeoMineTech at Bhubaneswar today. At Geo-Mine-Tech Symposium organised coinciding with National Technology Day celebrations,  Dr T K Chand, Chairman & Managing Director, NALCO and Prof Sammadar, Ex-Professor IIT(ISM), Dhanbad,  presented the award, which was received by ...

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Naveen Patnaik on Friday reviewed the performance of three more departments

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Bhubaneswar:11/5/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday reviewed the performance of three more departments at the State Secretariat here. Performances of the Labour & ESI, Energy and Water Resources departments were review by the Chief Minister. since May 5, Naveen has so far reviewed the performances of School and Mass Education, Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) Development, Law, ...

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Landless farmers could avail a loan of maximum Rs 50,000 by forming a Joint Liability Group: Surya Narayan Patro

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Bhubaneswar:11/5/18:Carrying forward its welfare measures, the Odisha Government has decided to provide loans to landless farmers in the State. Informing about the development, Cooperation Minister Surya Narayan Patro on Friday said, “For the first time, loans will be provided to landless farmers who take up agricultural tasks in other people’s farmland on sharecropping basis”. Landless farmers could avail a loan ...

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Nirupa Ray of Odia Film Industry Anita Das Breathed her last

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Cuttack:11/5/18;Veteran Odia film actress Anita Das breathed her last on Friday, 11th May 2018 . She was 67. She died of cardiac arrest at her residence near Shelter Chhak in Cuttack.. Anita Das was born on 1st October in 1951. The actress was best known for restraint and subtlety in portrayal of varied emotions. She was introduced to the film ...

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Eminent Journalist Chnadrabhanu Patnaik passes away

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Bhubaneswar:10/5/18:May 9, 2018 proved to be a Black Wednesday for Odia Journalism as two media persons worth their names left for their heavenly abode creating vacuums in the field of investigative journalism and film journalism. Two major pillars in their respective fields Chnadrabhanu Patnaik and Radhanath Mohapatra left for their heavenly abode. With a small life span of only 60 ...

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Bloated bodies of a woman and her three children were fished out from Mahanadi

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Paradip:10/5/18: Bloated bodies of a woman and her three children were fished out today from Mahanadi river in Jagannathpur village under Paradip police station jurisdiction, sending shockwaves in the region. The deceased persons have been identified as Mamina Sethy (35) and her two daughters-Barsha Sethy (8), Lisa Sethy (7) and son Sanatan Sethy (4). Fire brigade personnel and locals retrieved the ...

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Odisha tops in RIDF performance

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BHUBANESWAR:10/5/18; One of the major beneficiaries of Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF), Odisha has recommended 14,346 projects estimated at Rs 10,328 crore to the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) for 2018-19. Reviewing the progress of projects sanctioned under RIDF during  2017-18, Development Commissioner R Balakrishnan directed various departments to submit detailed project reports (DPRs) of spillover and ...

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