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Naveen Patnaik scathing attack at the BJP-led Centre

Rayagada/Gajapati:7/4/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday again launched a scathing attack at the BJP-led Centre for alleged neglect and apathetic attitude towards Odisha. Terming the Central leaders as Biradi Baishnab (hypocrites), Patnaik said the Centre is not sensitive towards plight of people in Odisha as it provided Cyclone Titli assistance first to Andhra Pradesh. Addressing election campaigns in Gunpur, ...

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BJP national president Amit Shah released party’s Odisha unit election manifesto “Sankalp Patra”

Bhubaneswar:7/4/19: BJP national president Amit Shah on Sunday released party’s Odisha unit election manifesto “Sankalp Patra” here. In its poll manifesto, the saffron party assured implementation of Ayushman Bharat Yojana and PM-KISAN scheme in the State, enforcement of PESA Act in three months, interest free loan to farmers, refund of money to duped chit fund depositors. The saffron party also promised ...

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Now songs do not have those heart melting lyrics or soulful music:Basudev Rath

A great film is incomplete without good music. In fact, music happens to be the soul of a film. From the classics to the new-age cinema, music plays a key role in its commercial as well as critical success. Needless to say, it boils down to the genius of a music director to deliver the goods. There are numerous examples ...

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Renowned music director Basudev Rath breathed his last

Cuttack:7/4/19: Renowned music director Basudev Rath breathed his last at SCB Medical College and Hospital here Sunday evening. He was 68. The veteran musician was suffering from protracted illness for the past one month and was hospitalised, family sources said. Rath’s contribution to Odia film industry was unmatched. Some of the super-hit songs such as Kali dekhili gori dekhili, Maa tume ...

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Rajya Sabha MP Sarojini Hembram to contest from Baripada assembly seat.

Bhubaneswar: 7/4/19:BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday announced the candidature of party’s Rajya Sabha MP Sarojini Hembram from Baripada assembly seat. Sarojini, daughter of former minister Chaitanya Prasad Majhi, replaces sitting MLA and deputy Speaker Sananda Marandi. Her Rajya Sabha tenure will expire in April 2020. She was elected on a BJD ticket from Bangiriposi Assembly seat in 2009 ...

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Odisha cadre IAS officer Usha Padhee is the first woman CMD of the Pawan Hans Ltd

Newdelhi:7/4/19: Odisha cadre IAS officer Usha Padhee was given additional charge as the Chairman & Managing Director of Pawan Hans Ltd. With the appointment, she is the first woman CMD of the mini ratna-I category PSU, informed Pawan Hans Ltd in a tweet. Currently, Padhee is serving as the Joint Secretary of Department of Civil Aviation since August 2015. Prior ...

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AICC released name for nine more assembly seats :PCC chief from Bhandaripokhari

Bhubaneswar:7/4/19: Congress today released its poll candidates’ list for nine more assembly seats with making last minute change of candidates for two constituencies for the ensuing general elections 2019. The CEC has fielded Debi Prasad Mallick in place of Bibhu Prasad Tarai, who is now the BJP candidate for Jagatsinghpur Lok Sabha Constituency. Mallick will be contesting from Tirtol Assembly ...

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Odisha unit of Congress released its election manifesto ahead of the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls

Bhubaneswar: 7/4/19:The Odisha unit of Congress today released its election manifesto ahead of the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the state. Here are the key promises made by the party in the manifesto for Odisha and its people: * Every family from the poorest 20% of the population will be guaranteed a minimum income of Rs 72,000/year (Rs 6,000/month). ...

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BJP yesterday released list one Lok Sabha and two MLA candidates

Bhubaneswar: 7/4/19:BJP  yesterday released list one Lok Sabha and two MLA candidates for the ensuing general and Assembly elections. The party has fielded Bibhu Prasad Tarai for Jagatsinghpur Lok Sabha seat. While Rabi Mallick will contest from Kakatpur Assembly constituency Sunakar Behera will fight from Kendrapara Assembly segment. Both Tarai and Mallick joined the saffron party recently. While Tarai was the Congress ...

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Odisha is rich in natural resources. Still, it is on the backseat of the development:Narendra Modi

Sonepur: 7/4/19:To electrify his contention of requirement of a double engine for development in Odisha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday argued that his party BJP needs to form Governments both in Delhi and Bhubaneswar as the Congress and the BJD have failed to deliver effective development despite being in power for many years. Addressing an election rally at Sonepur, ...

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