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Dhenkanal police rescued over 300 cows from the truck

Dhenkanal:19/8/18: The police on Sunday seized four cattle-laden trucks near Gondia bus stand under Gondia police limits in Dhenkanal district and rescued over 300 cows from the truck. According to sources, at around 7.30 am this morning some locals intercepted the trucks on suspicion and conducted search during which the cattle were found stashed in the vehicles. However, the drivers ...

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Indonesia put up a dazzling display of colours during the Opening Ceremony of the Asian Games 2018

Jakarta:19/8/18: Indonesia put up a dazzling display of colours during the Opening Ceremony of the Asian Games 2018 at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta on Saturday. President Joko Widodo officially opened Asia’s biggest sporting event in a dazzling ceremony that showcased the nation’s traditional cultures. Witnessed by around 40,000 spectators, the ceremony opened with 2,200 high school dancers from ...

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Director General of Police reviewed the security arrangements at the Kalinga Stadium for the Hockey Men’s World Cup

  Bhubaneswar:19/8/18: Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma on Saturday reviewed the security arrangements at the Kalinga Stadium for the Hockey Men’s World Cup to be held in November this year. Sharma and all senior officers of the Commissionerate Police, Sports Secretary Vishal Dev and other officials of the state government, Hockey India officials, event management officials and senior ...

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Bhumika &Babusan –’ Sriman Surdas‘muhurat was held at Jagannath Temple near Khannagar in Cuttack

Cuttack:19/8/18; Known for portraying versatile characters, Ollywood actor Babusan is all set to enthral audiences in his upcoming project with Tarang Cine Productions – Sriman Surdas. Babusan will be playing the role of a blind man in Ashok Pati-directed Sriman Surdas, which is slated for Dussehra release. The ‘muhurat’ of the movie was held at Jagannath Temple near Khannagar in ...

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Tarang Cine Production and Ratna Banner’s upcoming Odia film Ishq Puni Thare

Bhubaneswr:18/8/18:The announcement of the Tarang Cine Production and Ratna Banner’s upcoming Odia film Ishq Puni Thare was held at Jagannath temple, Cuttack recently. The film will have Arindam Ray and Elina Samantray in lead roles. It will be directed by Jyoti Dash, who already directed Subhabibah, To Bina Bhala Lagena and Ashok Samrat. Prem Ananda is the music director for ...

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Former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan died

New Delhi:18/8/18: Former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan died on Saturday at a hospital in Bern in Switzerland, after a short illness. He was 80 years old. Kofi Annan is survived by his wife and three children. An official statement was shared on Mr Annan’s Twitter handle: “It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan ...

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Odisha send 245 fire personnel Expressing concern over KeralaFloods

Bhubaneswr:18/8/18;Expressing concern over KeralaFloods, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik pressed in to assisting rescue ops an Odisha contigent of 245 fire personnel, led by the Chief Fire Officer. Trained and experienced in flood rescue, the team is carrying 75 boats & necessities like BA sets. The team has been equipped with latest modern equipment and would work under the supervision of the Kerala ...

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Srimandir Temple Management Committee will serve a show-cause notice to 24 servitors

Puri: 18/8/18:The Srimandir Temple Management Committee will serve a show-cause notice to 24 servitors and temple staff for violating temple norms during Ratha Jatra this year. The development came after inspection of a CCTV footage of Ratha Jatra that found 24 servitors and temple staff responsible for violating temple norms during the annual festival. The meeting held under the chairmanship ...

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Navjot Singh Sidhu’s Pakistan visit for the swearing-in ceremony has not gone well

New Delhi:18/8/18: Navjot Singh Sidhu’s Pakistan visit for the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Imran Khan has not gone well with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The BJP launched a scathing attack on the Congress party for this and said that the former cricketer’s visit was “no less than a crime”. A Congress member and cabinet minister in Punjab government ...

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Priyanka Chopra and American singer Nick Jonas officially announced their engagement

Mumbai:18/8/18: Priyanka Chopra and American singer Nick Jonas officially announced their engagement after a pooja ceremony held at the actor’s residence here, ending months of speculation about their relationship. Both Priyanka and her beau declared their love for each other on their Instagram pages after the ceremony. Priyanka shared a photo from the ceremony where she is seen embracing Nick. “Taken.. ...

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