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Bhubaneswar:10/8/18:Chief Minister Shri Naveen Pattnaik releasing Tribute Books on Cine stars late Parbati Ghose and Goura Prasad Ghose at Secretariat.

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Odisha is the mining capital :17 to 18 new mines including iron ore mines will be auctioned this year:Anil Mukim

Bhubaneswar:10/8/18: Odisha is the mining capital and it is one of the major performing States in the country, said Union Mines Secretary Anil Mukim today. Talking to reporters after meeting Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today, Mukim stated that Odisha has done a substantial work as far as mining activities are concerned. Moreover, 17 to 18 new mines including iron ...

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Odisha Government increase the one-time honorarium for ASHA workers to Rs 20,000 from Rs 10,000

Bhubaneswar:10/8/18: The State government today decided to increase the one-time honorarium for ASHA workers to Rs 20,000 from Rs 10,000 under the ASHA Abyahati Yojana. The honorarium amount will be paid under the Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) to ASHA workers who have completed at least 10 years of service or get retired at the age of 62. Besides, financial assistance ...

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Public hearing held at the office of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration faced large-scale protest

Puri:10/8/18: The public hearing held at the office of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) here seeking proposals and suggestions on Srimandir reforms faced large-scale protest by a group of servitors today. A few minutes after commencement of the public hearing, the servitors along with some locals staged a protest inside the office alleging improper way of conducting the hearing. They ...

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PETA issued an order to ensure that illegal animal sacrifices do not take place in the state

Bhubaneswar:108/18; After People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India sent a letter to senior officials of the state government, Odisha police issued an order to all senior police officials to ensure that illegal animal sacrifices do not take place in the state. PETA had written a letter to Chief Secretary, Director General of Police, and Director of Animal ...

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At Ananta Basudev Temple gutted in Fire

Bhubaneswar:10/8/18; A few of hours after 22 rooms of the Rosaghara (kitchen) of Ananta Basudev Temple in Old Town here were gutted in the early hours of Friday, Tourism and Culture minister Ashok Chandra Panda sanctioned Rs 3 lakh for the repair work. The minister reached the spot and took stock of the situation. He informed that all steps would be taken by ...

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Joint eviction squad of Bhubaneswar Development Authority evicted a major portion of land at Behera Sahi

Bhubaneswar:10/8/18; The joint eviction squad of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today evicted a major portion of land at Behera Sahi near Damayanti Apartment in Nayapalli area. The land, recovered through this process would be used for better storage of rainwater, recharge of the dwindling water table of the city and also upkeep of the water-based ...

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OHRC has directed the Odisha government to pay Rs 2 lakh compensation who were killed in a firing at Gumudumaha

Bhubaneswar:10/8/18; The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has directed the Odisha government to pay Rs 2 lakh compensation each to the family members of five persons who were killed in a firing at Gumudumaha village of Kandhamal district in 2016. The rights body also directed the state home secretary to pay Rs 50,000 compensation to those injured in the firing. ...

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Odisha government signed MOU with NABARD for implementation of country’s first project Green Climate Fund

Bhubaneswar:10/8/18: The Odisha government on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for implementation of country’s first project Green Climate Fund, based in South Korea for massive groundwater recharge. The agreement was signed between the Water Resources Department and NABARD at State Secretariat here today in presence of Chief Minister Naveen ...

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Naveen Patnaik welcomed the Webb Ellis Cup (Rugby World Cup) trophy

Bhubaneswar:10/8/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday welcomed the Webb Ellis Cup (Rugby World Cup) trophy at the state Secretariat here. Bhubaneswar in the third city in which the trophy travelled to after Delhi and Mumbai. Speaking on the occasion Patnaik said, “It is good to witness the excitement around the Rugby World Cup 2019 Trophy Tour in India. Odisha ...

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