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Senior BJD leader Raghunath Mohanty resigned from the primary membership of ruling BJD

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Bhubaneswar:31/3/19: Senior BJD leader and five-time MLA Raghunath Mohanty on Sunday resigned from the primary membership of ruling BJD, in a latest setback to the regional party of Odisha. Mohanty, who won assembly polls successively five times during 1990 to 2009 from Basta assembly seat in Balasore district, had cited personal ground for resigning from the party. Mohanty had earlier yesterday ...

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Narendra Modi exuded confidence of BJP forming government in Odisha

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Bhubaneswar :31/3/19 Narendra Modi on Sunday exuded confidence of BJP forming government in Odisha and said the poll results in the State will bewilder everybody. Speaking at ‘Main bhi Chowkidar’ program, Modi said “results of upcoming polls in Odisha will surprise everybody. 20-year-old Manik Sarkar government in Tripura was overthrown with voters electing BJP. In Odisha also, the same trend will ...

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Balasore police nabbed the kingpin of the four-member gang involved in series ATM loots

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Balasore:31/3/19: In a major achievement, Balasore police today nabbed four persons including the kingpin of the four-member gang involved in series ATM loots in Balasore district since a couple of months. The arrested persons were identified as Prashant Kumar Das (30), the kingpin, Ajay Kumar Mohanty alias Aju (26) of Kuruda village under Soro PS limits, Bhaskar Mallick alias Bhasia (45) ...

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BJD announced the names of candidates for nine more assembly constituencies

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Bhubaneswar:31/3/19: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Sunday announced the names of candidates for nine more assembly constituencies ahead of the upcoming polls in Odisha. Accordingly, the BJD has fielded Pradeep Maharathy from Pipili Assembly constituency and Samir Ranjan Das from Nimapara Assembly seat. Similarly, Pramod Mallick has been named as BJD’s candidate from Niali Assembly constituency and Surendra Sethi ...

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Veteran politician and BJD MP Arjun Charan Sethi Joined the Bharatiya Janata Party

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Bhubaneswar:30/3/19: In a setback to ruling BJD, veteran politician and eight-time MP Arjun Charan Sethi on Saturday resigned from the primary membership of the party. “I decided to quit the BJD as I was being sidelined and neglected in the party. I had decided not to contest polls. I had requested BJD president Naveen Patnaik for my son’s nomination for Bhadrak ...

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RBI has directed banks to keep open their branches on 31st March

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Newdelhi:30/3/19:The RBI has directed banks to keep open their branches dealing with government business tomorrow, the last day of the current financial year. The Government of India has advised that all Pay and Account Offices will remain open on Sunday to facilitate government receipt and payment transactions. Accordingly, all Agency Banks are advised to keep all their branches dealing with ...

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President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the plaque of the Mahatma Gandhi

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Bolivia :30/3/19: President Ram Nath Kovind today inaugurated the plaque of the Mahatma Gandhi Hall at the Gabriel Rene Moreno University in Santa Cruz during his visit to Bolivia. Addressing the gathering, President said that Mahatma Gandhi is not merely a great figure from our past, but he is a guide for our today and a beacon for our tomorrow. Mr ...

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ECI collaborates with Indian Railways for Voter Awareness Campaign

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Newdelhi:29/3/19:As part of Voter Awareness campaign for LokSabha Election 2019, Election Commission of India and Indian Railways have come together to utilize four long distance Trains to carry voter awareness and motivational messages. The Train displays important contact details for the citizens including the Voter Helpline number and the National Voters’  Services Portal besides motivational messages urging them to Vote. Chief ...

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Odia film ” Biju Babu’ released

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Bhubaneswar:29/3/19:  Biju Babu, based on legendary leader Biju Patnaik, his beliefs and philosophy, was released on Friday at Brindaban cinema hall in Cuttack and at Cinepolis in Esplanade Mall, Bhubaneswar. Its producer Akshay Kumar Parija, presenter-cum-producer of the movie Dr Nila Madhab Panda, lead actors Anubhav Mohanty and Supriya Nayak and the movie’s star cast watched the movie along with the ...

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Abducted BDO Saroj Kumar Mishra rescued

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Bolangir:29/3/19: Hours after a block development officer (BDO) was allegedly abducted by a group of miscreants in Bolangir district, the police managed to rescue the official on Friday. The BDO, identified as Saroj Kumar Mishra, who was posted Puintala block in the district. He was rescued by the police and taken to the sub-collector’s office where Bolangir SP and Collector are ...

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