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Congress candidates took significant leads in BJP-ruled state TRS in Telangana


New Delhi:11/12/18: Congress candidates on Tuesday took significant leads in BJP-ruled Rajasthan and was inching ahead of the BJP in both Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in Assembly elections held in five states. Early trends from counting centres also showed that the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) appeared set to retain power in Telangana while the ruling Congress was lagging behind the Mizo ...

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Odisha chief minister sanctioned Rs 23.72 crore under the ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ scheme


Bhubaneswar:11/12/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sanctioned Rs 23.72 crore for executing projects in 114 Gram Panchayats (GPs) of 5 blocks in 4 districts under the ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ scheme. The blocks which got the sanction are Kesinga and M.Rampur in Kalahandi district, Narasinghpur in Cuttack district, Kundra in Koraput district and Suliapada in Mayurbhanj district. Of the sanctioned ...

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Shaktikanta Das appointed as the new RBI chief


  Newdelhi:11/12/18:A day after Urjit Patel resigned as RBI Governor, the government today appointed Shaktikanta Das as the new RBI chief. He is the 25th Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. A former economic affairs secretary from 2015 to 2017, Das worked closely with the central bank. He is currently a member of the Finance Commission of India, and the government’s representative at the ...

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Akshaya Parija productions upcoming Film Chirkut is story of Desi lover


Bhubaneswar:11/12/18:It’s almost half a year the fans have been waiting for the news of Papu pom pom’s upcoming venture. The comedy superstar & multi-talented Tatwaprakash Satpathy alias Papu pom pom was unwell and now he is ready to start his upcoming film but this time on director & music composer chair.Papu pom pom is back with Chirkut. The film will ...

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Odisha Government’s Directorate of Horticulture signed a MOU with International Potato Centre


Bhubaneswar:11/12/18: Odisha Government’s Directorate of Horticulture today signed a Memorandum of Association (MoA) with International Potato Centre (CIP) for Generating Advances in Incomes and Nutrition through Sweetpotato (GAINS) Phase II supported by the Rashtriya Krushi Vikash Yojana (RKVY) scheme. The significant MoA was signed at the Krushi Bhawan here in presence of Odisha Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Minister Pradeep Maharathy. As ...

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Bollywood playback singer Shaan enthralled the audience with his mesmerizing performances


Bhubaneswar:11/12/18: Bollywood playback singer Shaan enthralled the audience with his mesmerizing performances at the .FEST (Bhubaneshwar City Festival) on Sunday. The show began with the renditionby Bengali singer, June Banerjee, who sung popular tracks like Tamma Tamma and AeDil Hain Mushkil to name a few. The gala night was attended by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Tourism Minister Ashok Chandra Panda and Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena. The ...

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NALCO added one more feather in its cap by producing Strontium Modified Aluminium Billets CH-91 grade


Bhubaneswar, 11/12/2018:National Aluminium Company (NALCO), a Navratna PSU, under Ministry of Mines, added one more feather in its cap by producing a new product, Strontium Modified Aluminium Billets CH-91 grade, as a part of its product diversification. Congratulating NALCO collective for introducing the new product, Dr. T.K Chand, CMD, NALCO, said, ‘’NALCO continues to focus its energies in diversification and increasing ...

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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation organised a self declaration event of Open Defecation Free


Bhubaneswar: 11/12/18:The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) organised a self declaration event of Open Defecation Free (ODF), Bhubaneswar. The event, part of the Swachh Bharat Mission activities took place at Unit VIII Community Centre in presence of Odia Language, Literature and Culture and Tourism Minister Ashok Chandra Panda, BMC Mayor Ananata Narayana Jena, MLA (Bhubaneswar North) Priyadarsi Mishara and Bhubaneswar (Central) ...

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Odisha government constituted a seven-member search committee for appointment of Lokayukta


Bhubaneswar:11/12/18: Acting on the directive of the Supreme Court for appointment of Lokayukta, the Odisha government on Monday constituted a seven-member search committee. The committee members were selected at a meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Guest House here. The seven-member committee will be led by the retired Judge of the Supreme Court and former ...

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Commissionerate Police launched the e-Challan system


Bhubaneswar:11/12/18:: The Commissionerate Police on Monday launched the e-Challan system for twin city of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack to enable traffic violators to pay their fines through debit or credit cards. Director General of Police RP Sharma inaugurated the e-Challan system at a function at the Police Commissionerate Headquarters here on Monday. “Cashless transaction is a convenient mode not only for ...

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