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Train services were affected on various routes following a rail roko agitation in Balangir district.

Balangir:3/8/18:Train services were affected on various routes on Friday following a rail roko agitation staged by locals at Deogaon railway station in Balangir district. The protestors under the aegis of Deogaon Nagarika Committee and Banika Sangha stopped different trains including the Ispat Superfast Express demanding halt of express and superfast trains at Deogaon station. “Passengers of the region are dependent on buses ...

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Odisha government has decided to keep 25% reservation for the students of other states in private engineering colleges

Bhubaneswar:3/8/18: The Odisha government has decided to keep 25% reservation for the students of other states to fill up the vacant seats in private engineering colleges across the state. The Skill Development & Technical Education department has decided to reserve 25% seats for the students of other states. Earlier, 15% seats were reserved for outside students for admission into engineering courses ...

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Committee constituted for the proposed Odisha Legislative Council has submitted its report

Bhubaneswar:3/8/18: The committee constituted for the proposed Odisha Legislative Council today submitted its report to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Nrusingha Sahu, Transport Minister and Chairman of the committee, submitted the report to Patnaik. With the development, possibility of formation of a Legislative Council in Odisha has gained momentum. The committee had visited Bihar and Telangana to study the functioning of the Legislative Councils there. The panel ...

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BJD’s MLA Ramesh Patua has set an example for others by shouldering the lifeless body of an elderly man

Rengali:3/8/18: Several reports of people hesitating to carry bodies for cremation in Odisha due to ostracisation, BJD’s Rengali MLA Ramesh Patua has set an example for others by shouldering the lifeless body of an elderly man. According to reports, following the death of an elderly person at Amanapali here yesterday, no one of the locality came forward to assist in carrying ...

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Satyajit Mohanty took charge as the Twin City Police Commissioner

Bhubaneswar:3/8/18: IPS officer Satyajit Mohanty today took charge as the Twin City Police Commissioner at the office of Commissionerate Police here replacing YB Khurania. After receiving guard of honour at the office of Commissionerate Police, Mohanty took the charge from the former Police Commissioner. With this, the 1988-batch IPS officer has become the sixth Police Commissioner of the Twin City. Mohanty had ...

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Naveen Patnaik announced incentives for doctors under Odisha Medical Health Services cadre

Bhubaneswar:3/8/18:In cognition of the dedication shown by doctors and to further motivate them, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik announced incentives for doctors under Odisha Medical Health Services cadre. Doctors with super specialisation from MCI-recognized institutes will get ₹30,000/month while those with Post Graduation from a MCI-recognized institute will get ₹20,000/month. Doctors with a Post Graduate Diploma from a State Government-recognized institute will ...

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Odisha Chief Minister approved 1,303 projects worth ₹27.51 crores for 134 gram panchayats

Bhubaneswar:3/8/18:Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik reached out to people from 134 gram panchayats of Kalahandi, Puri, Cuttack, Balangir, Ganjam and Gajapati districts in Ama Gaon Ama Bikas programme and responding to their needs he today approved 1,303 projects worth ₹27.51 crores. He appreciated the efforts at timely completion of projects covering 129 blocks in 2,984 gram panchayats. The projects worth ₹684.41 crores ...

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Economic Offence Wing have arrested the head of now-defunct Sardar Raja’s Medical College & Hospital

Kanyakumari:3/8/18: The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of crime branch police have arrested the head of now-defunct Sardar Raja’s Medical College & Hospital in Kalahandi district on the charge of taking for ride the government agency and aspiring medical students. Johnsel Raja (54), the head of Managing Trustee of Selvam Educational & Charitable Trust had set up Sardar Raja’s Medical College & ...

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Special task force should be alert of Bangladesi infiltrators

Bhubaneswar:3/8/18: With influx of Bangla infiltrators to the State looming large, Odisha needs to constitute a special task force without further delay to keep tab on illegal immigrants. The State government should get prepared to plug the possible influx of Bangladeshi infiltrators into the State from Assam in the face of recently released National Register of Citizens (NRC), according to Bharat ...

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Implementation of E-Pashudhan Haat Scheme

Newdelhi:3/8/18;Government has launched e-Pashu Haat portal (www.epashuhaat.gov.in) for connecting breeders and farmers of indigenous breeds. Through the portal farmers can obtain information on location of quality indigenous germplasm in the form live animals, semen doses and embryos. This portal is playing crucial role in development and conservation of indigenous breeds. As on date complete information along with pedigree and productivity details on ...

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