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Puri Srimandir lights up after 12 days

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Puri:16/5/19; Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed happiness after Puri Srimandir lighted up following restoration of electricity services which was disrupted for 12 days since devastating Cyclone FANI hit the Odisha coast. The Odisha CM took to Twitter and wrote: Naveen Patnaik  ✔@Naveen_Odisha  Extremely happy to share that electricity supply has been restored to Srimandir & Bada Danda now. Thank thousands ...

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Lokpal website launched

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Newdelhi;16/5/19: website of the Lokpal has been launched. The website, www.lokpal.gov.in, was inaugurated by Chairperson Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose in presence of all the Members of Lokpal in New Delhi today. It provides basic information about the working and functioning of the anti-corruption ombudsman. Our correspondent reports that the process of notifying the rules and regulations including the format for receiving ...

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Campaigning reaches its peak for last phase of LS polls

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Newdelhi:16/5/19:Campaigning has reached its peak for the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections as only two days are left for the electioneering to end. Fifty-nine constituencies, spread over seven states and one union territory, will go to polls in this phase on Sunday. Top political leaders are holding rallies at different places in a bid to win the ...

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NTPC officials review power restoration works in Bhubaneswar and Puri

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Puri: 15/5/19:The CMD of NTPC and AK Bhalla, Secretary (Power), visited Bhubaneswar and Puri to assess the impact of cyclone “Fani” on electrical installations in Odisha. The officials reviewed the progress of the restoration work. The team also held meetings with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Chief Secretary regarding restoration of electricity networks in affected locations. They discussed with ...

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Chief Minister’s Relief Fund receives 23 contributions on Tuesday amounting to Rs 13.46 Cr

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Bhubaneswar:15/5/19: Coming forward to help the state government in relief and restoration of cyclone-affected areas of Odisha, different organisations and people contributed towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF). Tuesday, Odisha Forest Development Corporation (OFDC) contributed Rs 2 crore to the CMRF. OFDC Additional Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra and other senior officials met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the state ...

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Election Commission of India has directed to hold fresh polls in 34 booths of Odisha on May 19

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Bhubaneswar: 15/5/19:The Election Commission of India (ECI) has directed to hold fresh polls in 34 booths of Odisha on May 19 (Sunday), as proposed by the Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO). Accordingly, the Odisha CEO Surendra Kumar has written to the DEOs and Collectors of 10 districts (Cuttack, Deogarh, Puri, Angul,  Keonjhar, Khurda, Jajpur, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, and Jagatsinghpur) for re-polling ...

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Odisha government had drawn up a plan to plant 24 lakh trees during the coming monsoon season

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Bhubaneswar:15/5/19: Odisha government had drawn up a plan to plant 24 lakh trees during the coming monsoon season in a bid to compensate the loss of green cover following the impact of May 3 cyclone ‘Fani’. The plantation for regeneration of trees will begin once the monsoon season begins in cyclone-ravaged pockets. Special emphasis is being paid for the regeneration of ...

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Results of annual High School Certificate examinations will be published in the third week of May

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Cuttack:15/5/19: Results of annual High School Certificate (HSC) examinations will be published in the third week of May, informed Board of Secondary Education (BSE) secretary Ramasish Hajra. However, he refused to divulge the exact date on which the results will be declared. A total of 5,72,699 students appeared the annual or Matriculation examination at 2,953 examination centres across the State ...

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WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries concludes

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Newdelhi:15/5/19:The WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries concluded in New Delhi on Tuesday . The Ministerial Meeting began last evening with a dinner hosted by the Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu. The Director General of WTO, Roberto Azevedo, was also present during the dinner. In his address at the dinner, Suresh Prabhu, said that ...

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Indian Navy will conduct the First Indian Navy Entrance Test for Officers in September 2019

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Newdelhi:15/5/19: The Indian Navy is introducing computer-based examination for the selection of Direct Entry Officers after graduation. The first Indian Navy Entrance Test (Officers),   ie. INET (Officers), is scheduled in September 2019 in various centers across the country. INET (Officers) will be used for screening for Permanent Commission and Short Service Commission Officer candidates for all graduate entries other than ...

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