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Centre orders advance release of financial aid to 4 states including Odisha for cyclonic storm FANI

Newdelhi:30/4/19: With the Cyclonic storm intensifying over the coastal regions of Bay of Bengal, MHA has ordered for an advance release of financial assistance to the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) of four states including Odisha in response to cyclonic storm FANI. Based on the decision of Nation foal Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has ordered ...

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Cyclonic Strom FANI to intensify into a Severe Cyclonic Storm during next 06 hours

Newdelhi:30/4/19:The Cyclonic Storm ‘FANI’ (pronounced as ‘FONI’) over southeast Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood moved northwards with a speed of about 04 kmph in last six hours and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of 29th April, 2019 near latitude 8.7°N and longitude 86.9°E over southeast Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood, about 620 km east of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 870 ...

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Sunrisers Hyderabad recorded a 45-run win over Kings Eleven Punjab at

Hyderabad 30/4/19:In IPL Cricket, Sunrisers Hyderabad recorded a 45-run win over Kings Eleven Punjab at Hyderabad last night to strengthen their chances to securing a play-offs berth. Put in to bat, Hyderabad scored 212 for six courtesy Aussie opener David Warner’s 81 off just 56 balls. In reply, Punjab managed to make just 167 for eight in the stipulated 20 ...

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Election Commission decide on alleged violation of model code of conduct by top political leaders

Newdelhi:30/4/19:The Election Commission is meeting in New Delhi today to decide on the alleged violation of model code of conduct by top political leaders. This was stated by Deputy Election Commissioner Chandra Bhushan Kumar during a press conference in the national capital last evening. He was asked about the status of complaints filed against senior BJP leader and Prime Minister ...

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Supreme Court is likely to hear on PM Modi, Amit Shah over MCC violation

Newdelhi:30/4/19:The Supreme Court is likely to hear today a Congress MP’s plea seeking a direction to the Election Commission to take a decision on the complaints filed against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah over alleged violation of model code of conduct in their speeches. A bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, yesterday said, it would ...

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Over 64 per cent polling has been recorded in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections

Newdelhi:30/4/19:Over 64 per cent polling has been recorded in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections. Seventy one Parliamentary constituencies, spread across nine states, went to polls in this phase yesterday. West Bengal recorded the highest 79.5 per cent voter turnout, followed by Madhya Pradesh around 74 per cent. Nearly 70.5 percent votes were polled in Odisha, where Lok Sabha ...

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Bonded labour system may appear in many forms: Dr L D Mishra

Of late, Odisha has seen an upsurge in cases related tohuman trafficking and bonded labour. With the state government proactively leading the rescue and rehabilitation of many men and womenheld captive under exploitative conditions in neighbouring states, things seem to be changing for good. However, a lot more needs to be done.  On occasion of LABOUR DAY, Former Union Labour ...

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Voting for the phase IV polls in Odisha has been delayed as EVMs & VVPAT glitches at several polling booths

Bhubaneswar:29/4/19: Voting for the phase IV polls in Odisha has been delayed as the electronic voting machines (EVMs) and voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) equipment developed glitches at several polling booths on Monday morning. According to sources, voting has been delayed at booth number 181 following an EVM malfunction under Dhamnagar Assembly constituency in Bhadrak. Besides, voting is yet to ...

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Crorepati Netas’ trying out their electoral luck in 2019 polls.

Bhubaneswar:28/4/19: The analysts often reiterate that money is an inseparable ingredient to win elections and wealthy people are better suited to jump into the poll bandwagon. In the context of Odisha languishing in the bottom ladders of development index, this has come as an ironic reality with steady rise in the ratio of ‘Crorepati Netas’ trying out their electoral luck in ...

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Cyclone Fani is set to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm

Newdelhi:28/4/19:The Cyclone Fani, formed in south-east Bay of Bengal and adjoining Indian Ocean, is set to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm by this afternoon. It is expected to further intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm by tomorrow. It is currently moving in a north-west direction. The latest weather bulletin issued by Indian Meteorology Department says it was found ...

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