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Odisha Police recovered a banner allegedly written by Maoists, threatening to kill two MLA


Berhampur :3/11/18: Odisha Police on Saturday recovered a banner allegedly written by Maoists, threatening to kill two MLAs and several police informers in two districts of the state. The handwritten banner did not mention names of the two MLAs but said they are from Ganjam and Kandhamal districts, police said. The unnamed police informers on the hit list also belong to ...

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Congress’ Kharge moves SC against ‘illegal’ removal of CBI chief


New Delhi:3/11/18: Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge Saturday moved the Supreme Court against the Centre’s decision of sending CBI director Alok Verma on leave, saying it was “illegal” and was in violation of the CBI Act. In his petition, Kharge, who is the leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha, said only the three-member committee of leader of opposition, prime minister and the ...

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Indian Navy’s Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV) Capability


Newdelhi:3/11/18:The Indian Navy has inducted a Submarine Rescue System with a Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV) along with associated equipment. This System has a Side Scan Sonar for locating the position of the submarine in distress at sea, providing immediate relief by way of posting Emergency Life Support Containers with the help of Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and thereafter rescuing ...

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Ministry of Railways declares results of first stage of recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians for 64,371 posts


Newdelhi3/11/18:Indian Railways has published the results of first stage Computer Based Tests (CBT) held for recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilots and Technicians, on 02nd November, 2018. 5,88,605 candidates have qualified in the first stage to appear for the second stage examination. The first stage examinations were held from 09th August, 2018 to 04th September, 2018, in which a total of over 36 lakh ...

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Special Retrospective Film Section on Ingmar Bergman at IFFI 2018


Newdelhi:3/11/18:“Sometimes, when I’m dreaming, I’ll think, ‘I’ll remember this, I’ll make a film of it.’ It’s a sort of occupational disease.” These are the very words of one of the most accomplished and influential filmmakers of all time, Ingmar Bergman. This Swedish born writer, director and producer has made over 60 films during nearly six decades in cinema from  from ...

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India Pavilion Inaugurated at Videocittà 2018 in Rome Film Festival


Rome:2/11/18:India was partner country at Videocittà 2018, an event focussing on Virtual Reality, Video gaming, Animation, Film Making, etc. was organized along with Rome Film Festival and Mercato Internazionale dell’Audiovisivo (MIA) (the International Audio Visual Market). India’s participation at Videocittà 2018, Rome was organized by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and coordinated on Ministry’s behalf by FICCI.Indian delegation at the ...

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Tata Steel strengthens the sports ecosystem, partners with Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup


Bhubaneswar:2/11/18:In its constant endeavour to promote and support sports as a way of life, Tata Steel has added another feather in its cap by becoming the Official Partner for the prestigious Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018, which is scheduled to be held from November 28 – December 16, 2018, at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in the capital city of ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the two-day-long Ekamra Sports Literary Festival-2018


Bhubaneswar2/11/18:: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the two-day-long Ekamra Sports Literary Festival-2018 here today. The event is Asia’s first international sports literary meet organised by Emerging Sports in association with State Sports and Youth Services Department. “Sports literature can create a special kind of aura of sports in the minds of people. The games and their impact, the players and their struggles, ...

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Letter of Intent was signed between Angul District Health Administration & 4 mining sectors


Bhubaneswar:2/11/18:Letter of Intent was signed between Angul District Health Administration & 4 mining majors – Mahanadi Coal-field Limited, National Thermal Power Corporation, National alumina Co & Jindal Steel & Power Ltd to take up anti-TB activities in their industry & catchment area.

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Odisha cabinet approved a proposal for restructuring of Geologist service


Bhubaneswar:2/11/18: The Odisha cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Secretariat today approved several key proposals. The cabinet today approved a proposal for restructuring of Geologist service cadre under the Directorate of Ground Water Development and Geologist cadre of Rural Water Supply & Sanitation. With the restructuring, posts of eight news geologists, three deputy director (geology) two ...

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