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Dutee’s Lesbian Revelationa: deep-rooted conspiracy has been hatched

Bhubaneswar :20/5/19: Family members of ace sprinter Dutee Chand, who has revealed she is in a same-sex relationship, on Sunday alleged that “a deep-rooted conspiracy has been hatched by vested interest groups to grab Dutee’s wealth and money”. Dutee, who won two silver medals in women’s 100m and 200m at the Asian Games last year and is currently preparing for the ...

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‘Not all animals migrate by choice’ campaign launched to raise awareness on illegal wildlife trade

Campaign launched by Wildlife Crime Control Bureau of India and UN Environment aimed at airports across India. Tiger, Pangolin, Star Tortoise and Tokay Gecko featured in the campaign. In India, illegal trade in wildlife has seen a sharp rise in recent years. Ahead of the International Day of Biological Diversity celebrated on May 22, UN Environment India and Wildlife Crime ...

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Indian women’s team defeated hosts South Korea 2-1 in the first match

Jincheon ;20/5/19:   In Hockey, Indian women’s team defeated hosts South Korea 2-1 in the first match of the three-match bilateral series in Jincheon today. Young striker Lalremsiami in the 20th minute and Navneet Kaur in the 40th minute scored for India, while Shin Hyejeong  found the net for Korea in the 48th minute. High on confidence after its impressive outings ...

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Political activities have gained momentum in the National Capital

Newdelhi:20/5/19:Political activities have gained momentum in the National Capital, with the leaders of various parties holding consultations on setting up of a new political order. Top leaders of National Democratic Alliance will meet over dinner tomorrow ahead of declaration of Lok Sabha poll results on Thursday. The meeting will take place in New Delhi where NDA leaders  including BJP President ...

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Exit poll survey indicated that in 21 Loksabha seat in Odisha it will be a close fight between BJP and BJD

New Delhi:19/5/19: The exit poll survey conducted by several survey organisations and TV channels indicated that NDA would again come to power in an easy manner this time. The exit poll results also indicated that while in 21-seat in Odisha it will be a close fight between BJP and BJD in the Parliamentary poll. However, maximum exit poll results hinted at ...

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Elections for the 17th Lok Sabha concluded successfully

Newdelhi:19/5/19:Elections for the 17th Lok Sabha concluded successfully. The election for 542 seats was held in seven phases.  Overall around 70 percent polling was recorded in all the phases. Briefing media in New Delhi, Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha said that people, including women and senior citizens, came out in large numbers to exercise their franchise. He said polling was by ...

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Most exit polls have predicted a return of BJP led NDA government at the Centre

Newdelhi:19/5/19:Most exit polls have predicted a return of BJP led NDA government at the Centre in the Lok Sabha polls. Majority of news channels have predicted between 276 to 336 seats for NDA, 82 to 164 for Congress led UPA and 104 to 138 for others. However, some channels predicted that the National Democratic Alliance could fall short of majority. ...

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Badrinath temple management is all set to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Uttrakhand:19/5/19:Badrinath temple management is all set to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to offer prayers at the ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Vishnu here today. “Badrinath Kedarnath Temple Committee is gearing up for a special puja by the Prime Minister,” Mohan Prasad Thapiyal, chairman of the committee told . Mohan Prasad Thapiyal said that the people of ...

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Naveen Patnaik announced a five-year plan for revival of coastal shelter belt & afforestation

Bhubaneswar:19/5/19:Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced a five-year plan for revival of coastal shelter belt & afforestation programme in aftermath of CycloneFani. Plantation efforts would be doubled from 65 lakh saplings in 2018-19 to 1.3Cr saplings in 2019-20 with afforestation on 800ha of land. 5 lakh trees to be planted in Bhubaneswar under Urban Tree Plantation Programme; 1 lakh this year. 50 lakh saplings will be ...

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Odisha Cabinet announced extension of gratuitous relief for CycloneFani affected areas

Bhubaneswar:19/5/19:Odisha Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik  announced extension of gratuitous relief for CycloneFani affected areas, wage hike for electrical restoration works, enhancement in welfare and livelihood support in affected areas and augmenting of resources for relief & restoration works. Among key decisions are approval of ₹15 lakh for cleaning and disinfection of water tanks and ponds in Puri district, ration allowance ...

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