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IIT Bhubaneswar in association with Syndicate Bank carried out an external plantation drive

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Bhubaneswar:29/3/19:On the advice of Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar, Director and continuing with the tradition of eco-friendly activities for preserving the environment, IIT Bhubaneswar in association with Syndicate Bank, carried out an external plantation drive from the IIT main gate (Khudupur Square) to NISER Square, Jatni-Argul road on the 28th March, 2019. The main intention is to promote a greener ecosystem ...

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Bhagirathi Sethi deserted the saffron party and rejoined the Biju Janata Dal

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Bhubaneswar:29/3/19: Even after getting a BJP ticket to contest the ensuing polls from Anandapur assembly seat, Bhagirathi Sethi deserted the saffron party and rejoined the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today. Sethi, along with hundreds of his supporters, joined the ruling party in presence of BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas here this afternoon. In his media ...

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Biju Janata Das President Naveen Patnaik declared candidates for 18 assembly seats in upcoming polls.

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Bhubaneswar:29/3/19: Chief Minister and Biju Janata Das President Naveen Patnaik today declared candidates for 18 assembly seats in upcoming polls. While majority of those nominated are old faces, Patnaik in a strategic move has nominated Sambit Routray to contest from Paradip seat earlier represented by his arch political rival Damodar Rout. Rout who fell out with Patnaik was earlier expelled from ...

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BJD have failed to develop the state:Narendra Modi

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Koraput:29/3/19:tPrime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the progress of  Odisha and the country will speed-up when both the governments at the Centre and the state are from the same party.  Addressing a public meeting in Jeypore in Koraput in Odisha, PM Modi said that though Odisha is rich in natural resources the Congress and BJD have failed to develop ...

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Odisha government has announced two-day special leave for its employees to exercise their voting

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Bhubaneswar:29/3/19: Odisha government has announced two-day special leave for its employees to exercise their voting rights in the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in the state. As per the order, the employees will be entitled to get special casualty leave (CL) for two days to cast their votes in their concerned places and villages during the elections. The leaves will be ...

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Budhi Thakurani Yatra will begin in Berhampur later on Friday

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Berhampur:29/3/19: The famous Budhi Thakurani Yatra will begin in Berhampur later on Friday. All preparations are in the final stages as Goddess Budhi Thakurani will visit her parental house at midnight on Friday, after which the Yatra will begin. Notably, she is the presiding deity of the silk city. As per tradition,  Goddess Budhi Thakurani is taken to her temporary ...

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Congress Central Election Committee announced the next list of odisha congress candidates

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Bhubaneswar: Congress Central Election Committee announced the next list of candidates for seven Lok Sabha and 20 Assembly Constituencies in Odisha. The 7 Lok Sabha candidates are:    Nabajyoti Patnaik (Balasore)    Madhumita Sehy (Bhadrak)    KP Singh Deo (Dhenkanal)    Pratima Maliick (Jagatsinghpur)    Dharanidhar Nayak (Kendrapara)    Fakir Mohan Nayak (Keonjhar)   Satya Prakash Nayak (Puri) The 20 Assembly candidates include: ...

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Urmila Matondkar will contest Lok Sabha election from the Mumbai North parliamentary constituency.

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Mumbai:29/3/19: Actress-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar will contest election for the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha from the Mumbai North parliamentary constituency. She has joined the Congress earlier this week. Matondkar was inducted into the party by Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala and Mumbai Congress chief Milind Deora in New Delhi on March 27. “I would like to thank all Congress members, especially Rahul ...

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Ollywood actor Bidusmita and actor Akhil Pattnaik joined the BJP

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Bhubaneswar:28/3/19: Ollywood actor Bidusmita Dash Mantry of Badhu Nuhen Mu Bandhu fame and  actor Akhil Pattnaik joined the BJP at the party’s state headquarters here on Thursday. Senior leaders Dharmendra Pradhan, Baijayant Panda and Arun Singh, along with actor-turned-politician Anu Choudhury, were present at the joining event. The saffron party boasts of a plethora of Ollywood actors like Mihir Das, Mahasweta, Aparajita Mohanty, ...

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Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party launched the media campaign

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Bhubaneswar: 28/3/19:The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday launched the media campaign to reach out the voters for the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the state. The poster and music CD were launched by the party’s top leaders including union minister Dharmendra Pradhan, BJP national vice-president Baijayant Panda, party’s State in-charge Arun Singh, senior party leader Biswa ...

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