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AICC president Rahul Gandhi appointed Ranjib Biswal as the national spokesperson

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Bhubaneswar:28/3/19: AICC president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday appointed Congress MP from Odisha Ranjib Biswal as the national spokesperson of the party. “Congress president Rahul Gandhi has approved the appointment of Ranjib Biswal, MP as spokesperson of Indian National Congress,” a press release issued by the party said. “Rahul also approved the appointment of Shailendra as National Media Coordinator and re-designation ...

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Subash Chouhan appointed party’s State General Secretary by BJD supremo

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Bhubaneswar:28/3/19: Subash Chouhan, who recently joined the Biju Janata Dal, was on Thursday appointed party’s State General Secretary by BJD supremo & CM Naveen Patnaik. Besides, Chouhan also has been appointed as the co-observer of Kalahandi, Bolangir, Bargarh and Sambalpur districts. This was informed by BJD State Secretary Bijay Nayak in a press note this evening. On Wednesday, the senior ...

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Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma reviewed poll preparedness in western Odisha

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Bhubaneswar:28/3/19: Director General of Police (DGP) Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma today visited Sambalpur district and reviewed poll preparedness in western Odisha for ensuing elections. DGP Sharma took stock of the security arrangements for smooth conduct of the upcoming elections at a review meeting held at the office of the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (Northern Division) here. Superintendents of Police (SPs) of ...

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G Udaygiri MLA Jacob Pradhan resigned as from his post as MLA

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G Udaygiri:28/3/19:    A day after quitting the party, G Udaygiri MLA Jacob Pradhan today resigned as from his post as MLA. He met Assembly Speaker Pradip Amat in Boudh and submitted his resignation. He resigned from the Congress a day after filing nomination as an Independent candidate from the G Udaygiri seat. The party denied ticket to him this ...

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Dharmendra Pradhan questioning BJD president Naveen Patnaik about his role in allocating coal blocks

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Bhubaneswar:28/3/19: BJP leader and union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday sharpened his attack on Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik by questioning his role in allocating coal blocks to an unregistered company. Patnaik was subjected to interrogation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on November 25, 2017, in connection with a coal block allocation case. It’s high time ...

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Farmers are critical for the well-being of the nation: Vice President

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Newdelhi;28/3/19:The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that farmers were critical for the well-being of the nation and they play a huge role in ensuring and maintaining home grown food security in India. He was delivering the keynote address at the annual event ‘Connect Karo’, organized by the WRI India, here today. The Vice President said ...

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Coffee Board Activates Blockchain Based Marketplace

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Newdelhi:28/3/19:Commerce Secretary,Dr.AnupWadhawan, launched blockchain based coffee e-marketplace through video conferencing in New Delhi today. Speaking on the occasion he said that this pilot project will help integrate the farmers with markets in a transparent manner and lead to realisation of fair price for the coffee producer. Dr.Wadhawan said that the blockchain will also reduce the number of layers between coffee ...

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Chief of The Air Staff Felicitates Outstanding Sportsmen

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Newdelhi:28/3/19:An impressive ceremony was held at Air Force Station New Delhi on 28 March 2019 to felicitate meritorious sportsmen of IAF who have excelled at National and International arena. The ceremony was organized by Air Force Sports Control Board and Chief of the Air Staff was the chief guest. The ceremony was attended by top dignitaries of IAF which included ...

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Rs 9.20 lakh cash in separate interceptions in Sundargarh district seized

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Rourkela:28/3/19: In a joint operation, civil and police administration has made a seizure of Rs 9.20 lakh cash in separate interceptions in Sundargarh district. The seizure of cash forms the part of the ongoing drive to curb the use of black money in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls and assembly polls.According to sources, a three-member team of enforcement officials seized cash ...

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Gazette notification for the 3rd phase of twin polls in Odisha was issued

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Bhubaneswar: 28/3/19:The gazette notification for the 3rd phase of twin polls in Odisha was issued on Wednesday, thus setting in motion the polling process in six Lok Sabha and 42 assembly seats. As per the notification, filing of nomination papers that commences today will continue up to April 4. The verification process of nomination paper will begin on April 5. The candidates ...

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