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Prime Minister Narendra modi offered prayers at the Sangam the holy confluence of the sacred Ganga

Prayga:24/2/19:Prime Minister Narendra modi on Sunday offered prayers at the Sangam  the holy confluence of the sacred Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Sarawasti rivers and prayed for the peace and prosperity of the nation.Dressed in an orange kurta and wrapped in a saffron shawl, the Prime Minister participated in the ‘Triveni Puja’ conducted by a group of priests.He offered milk, ...

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PM launches “PM-KISAN” from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh

Gorakhpur;24/2/19: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) from Gorakhpur today. With the launch today, the first instalment of Rs 2,000 will be directly credited to the bank accounts of selected beneficiary farmers. The Prime Minister congratulated the farmers for the launch of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi. He also congratulated farmer families ...

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Amicus curiae hold discussions with sevayats, the Gajapati Maharaja and the Jagannath Temple temple administration

Puri:23/2/19: Senior lawyer and former solicitor general Ranjit Kumar, appointed by the Supreme Court as amicus curiae to oversee reforms at the Jagannath Temple, will on Saturday hold discussions with sevayats, the Gajapati Maharaja and the temple administration. Kumar, who arrived in Bhubaneswar on Friday night, went to the Jagannath Temple here on Saturday morning to have a darshan of ...

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School and Mass Education department Suspended 11 Staff Over HSC Question Paper ‘Leak’

Cuttack:23/2/19: A day after the MIL Odia question paper of the annual High School Certificate (HSC) went viral in Odisha, the School and Mass Education department on Saturday suspended 11 staff, including superintendents, invigilators and teachers. Informing this to the media here in the afternoon, controller of examinations, Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Dr Nihar Ranjan Mohanty said of the ...

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Over 50 websites including the portals of OAS Association were reportedly hacked

Bhubaneswar:23/2/19: Over 50 websites including the portals of OAS Association and several government colleges were reportedly hacked across the State on Saturday. Although the identity of hacker is yet to be ascertained, the homepage of the hacked websites shows ‘Mad Tiger’ when someone visits the sites. A group of hackers is suspected behind the jailbreak of the websites. They allegedly ...

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Odisha government has deliberately stalled Rs. 1,36,417 crore worth of Central projects: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhbaneswar:23/2/19: Odisha government has deliberately stalled Rs. 1,36,417 crore worth of Central projects for narrow and parochial political consideration, thereby derailing the development pace of the State, alleged Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan here on Saturday. Addressing a press meet, Mr Pradhan alleged that the state government is not cooperating to implement the projects in Odisha. Giving details of the projects, ...

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Foundation stone was laid for three projects worth Rs 234.29 crore at the Biju Patnaik International Airport

Bhubaneswar:23/2/19: Foundation stone was laid for three projects worth Rs 234.29 crore at the Biju Patnaik International Airport on Saturday. Union Ministers – Jual Oram and Dharmendra Pradhan- laid the foundation stone for the projects in the presence of Airports Authority of India Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra, Biju Patnaik International Airport Director Suresh Chandra Hota. The upcoming projects include construction of ...

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Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan attend Ujjwala Didi Samavesh

Bhubaneswar:23/2/19: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today reached out to Ujjwala beneficiaries here and said the scheme has become a symbol of progress. Ujjwala Didi is woman volunteers who supports and gives services to Ujjwala beneficiaries. Addressing Ujjwala Didi Samavesh here, the Union Minister said nearly 40 lakh poor women of Odisha received ...

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Commissioner of Police felicitated Abhijita Mahapatra for showing exemplary courage in nabbing one chain snatchers

Bhubaneswar:23/2/19: Commissioner of Police Satyajit Mohanty today felicitated Abhijita Mahapatra of Malaya Vihar in Mancheswar for showing exemplary courage in nabbing one chain snatchers. The top cop honoured the Abhijita with Rs 5,000 cash award and commendation letter. She fought off two robbers who allegedly tried to snatch her chain in Malaya Vihar area under Mancheswar police station today. While ...

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Akshay Kumar’s “Kesari” with over 20 million views in 24 hours since its release

New Delhi, Feb 23: With over 20 million views in 24 hours since its release, the trailer of Akshay Kumar’s “Kesari” has piqued interest about the historic Battle of Saragarhi of 1897. The September 12, 1897 battle, in the North-West Frontier Province (now Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan), is distinct as 21 Sikhs of the 36th Sikh Regiment (now the 4th Battalion of the ...

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