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Odisha School College Teachers and Employees’ United Forum staged a dharna near Gandhi Marg

Bhubaneswar:16/8/18;  Odisha School College Teachers and Employees’ United Forum resumed their stir on Thursday and staged a dharna near Gandhi Marg here over non-fulfillment of their earlier demands. Reportedly, the protest is likely to be supported by over one lakh teachers and support staff from various educational institutions across the state. The agitating teachers have threatened to continue protest if, ...

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Odisha government has appointed three independent directors for Capital Region Urban Transport

Bhubaneswar: 16/8/18:The Odisha government has appointed Prof HM Shivanand Swamy, Amit Bhatt and B. Venu Gopala Reddy as three independent directors of the Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT), the special purpose vehicle (SPV) for the development of public transport infrastructure and facilities in and around State Capital. This appointment will be valid for three years. Prof. Shivanand Swamy, currently the ...

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A leader for the ages – ahead of his times:Tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

In times of turbulence and disruption, a nation is blessed to have a leader who rises to become its moral compass and guiding spirit, providing vision, cohesion and direction to his people. And, in such a moment at the turn of the century, India found one in Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was gifted in spirit, heart and mind. For those ...

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee, charismatic former PM is no more

New Delhi:16/8/18; Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, one of India’s most charismatic leaders who led the nation through several crises and held together a tenuous coalition with his inclusive politics, died here today. He was 93. Vajpayee, a bachelor, is survived by his adopted daughter Namita Kaul Bhattacharya. His death was announced by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences ...

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Babushan and Sunmeera starrer upcoming movie Local Toka Love Chokha released on August 15

Bhubaneswar:16/8/18; Babushan and Sunmeera starrer upcoming Odia movie Local Toka Love Chokha was released on August 15. Produced under the banner of Om Sai Production, .The film is directed by Sudhanshu Mohan Sahoo.The film also stars Mihir Das, Pradyumna Lenka, Puspa Panda and Aparajita Mohanty.The Odia movie Local Toka Love Chokha is based on a love story which has a mix of ...

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Eight-hour bandh called by the BJP has brought normal life to a standstill

Jeypore:16/8/18; An eight-hour bandh called by the BJP has brought normal life to a standstill at Jeypore town in Koraput district on Thursday. The saffron activists are observing the bandh to press their four-point charter of demands. Almost all educational institutions, commercial establishments, shops and offices were closed and vehicles stayed off the road at several places in the town ...

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AICC president Rahul Gandhi formed the new team of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee

Bhubaneswar:16/8/18; The All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday formed the new team of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) to assist incumbent president Niranjan Patnaik. While senior journalist Satya Prakash Nayak, who recently joined Congress, has been appointed as chairperson of Media and Communication Department, senior Congress leader and former Odisha Assembly Speaker Kishore Chandra Patel has ...

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Bhubaneswar:16/8/18::Odisha chief Mionister Naveen Pattnaik Glad to join the At Home reception hosted by Hon’ble Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal. Interacted with freedom fighters and dignitaries attending the function in side Governer House Compound

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Odisha Chief Minister decorated policemen, fire personnel and two very brave children with medals

Bhubaneswar:16/8/18; On the august occasion of 72nd Independence Day, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik decorated policemen, fire personnel and two very brave children with medals in an Investiture Ceremony at the Jaydev Bhawan here in the capital city today. In his media reactions soon after the Investiture Ceremony, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said, “I would like to congratulate all of ...

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Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee health has worsened

New Delhi:16/8/18: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who has been admitted for the last nine weeks at AIIMS, Delhi, is on life support system. His health has worsened since Tuesday and is critical, an official statement by AIIMS said late on Wednesday evening. 93-year-old Mr Vajpayee was admitted to the hospital on June 11 with a kidney tract infection, ...

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