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Gangster Seikh Usman Ali alias Tito was injured in an encounter

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Kendrapada:30/6/18; Notorious gangster Seikh Usman Ali alias Tito was injured today in an encounter with the Special Task Force (STF) of state police near Chandikhole in Jajpur district. Tito, accused of heading a well-knit crime syndicate and perpetrating in a series of crimes across the state, sustained bullet wounds with the gangster allegedly opening fire at the STF squad, while later ...

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Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Rotary Cancer Referral Centre

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Bhubaneswar:30/6/18; The Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, faculty of medicine of the Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University) here, on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Rotary Cancer Referral Centre to provide screening, care and affordable treatment to people belonging to poor and disadvantaged sections of the society. As per the MoU, Sum Hospital would provide doctors and ...

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District Collector turning up at classroom to don the mantle of teacher

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Paralakhemundi:30/6/18: Children of Mahendragiri Municipal High School in Paralakhemundi palace town were in for a pleasant surprise with the District Collector turning up at classroom to don the mantle of teacher. Children were visibly elated as Gajapati collector Anupam Saha paid a surprise visit to the school and began imparting geography lessons to 9th standard students on Friday. Excitement was writ on their ...

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Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management organizing a Faculty Development Program

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Bhubaneswar:30/6/18:Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, is one of the premier Institutes in the country offering education, training, research and consultancy in the field of tourism, travel and allied sectors. IITTM  is organizing a Faculty Development Program on Cultural Tourism Management from 2nd to 13th July 2018. The course ...

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First cut-off list for admissions into +2 courses at junior colleges across Odisha was published

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Bhubaneswar:29/6/18; The first cut-off list for admissions into +2 courses at junior colleges across Odisha was published today. The cut-off marks of all the colleges are available at website– www.samsodisha.gov.in. Ravenshaw Higher Secondary School, Cuttack has topped the cut-off list in Science stream with a cut-off mark of 88.83 percent. Similarly, Patia Paban Higher Secondary School, Ghasipura has the highest cut-off mark of ...

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Kalahandi district has been adjudged as the most improved district in agriculture across the country

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Bhubaneswar:29/6/18; Odisha’s Kalahandi district has been adjudged as the most improved district in agriculture across the country. The district has been placed at the top of the Delta ranking for the Aspirational Districts of the country in agriculture sector published by the NITI Aayog today his apart, Malkangiri district has been ranked 3rd in the list of most improved districts in agriculture. ...

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Odisha’s ace sprinter Dutee Chand set a new national record in women’s 100m race

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Bhubaneswar:29/6/18: Odisha’s ace sprinter Dutee Chand on Friday set a new national record in women’s 100m race at the 58th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships-2018 being held at Sarusajai Stadium, Guwahati. Dutee finished first in Heat-2 of the semi-final round of women’s 100m sprint clocking 11.29 seconds, which is a new national record. The previous record was also held by Dutee ...

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Bhitarkanika re-established itself as the largest habitat of nesting sites of estuarine crocodiles

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Kendrapada:29/6/18: With record number of nesting sites of endangered estuarine crocodiles sighted in Bhitarkanika, the national park has re-established itself as the largest habitat of these animals. A record number of 101 nesting sites of estuarine crocodiles were spotted this time enumerators. Last year 80 sites had been spotted. The nesting spots have registered 25% rise this year, which is exceedingly ...

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Odisha government has revised the supplementary nutrition programme menu

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Bhubaneswar:29/6/18: The State government has revised the supplementary nutrition programme menu for women and children with additional nutrition food stuff. The revised SNP menu will be implemented in all Anganwadis from July 15. The government agencies have been directed to ensure regular supply of the materials at Aganwadi Centers. Secretary women and child development Anu Garg said that the menu has been ...

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Tigress called ‘Sundri’ feasted on a wild boar and has been found in jolly mood

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Angul:29/6/18; A two-year-old Royal Bengal tigress which was trans-located from Madhya Pradesh to Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Odisha’s in Angul district on Thursday, is steadily adapting to the alien environs, official sources said. The tigress called ‘Sundri’ feasted on a wild boar and has been found in jolly mood. Though fatigued following 700 km-long road journey, the tigress is slowly getting ...

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