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Padma Shri Pratibha Ray’s new novel,”PRAPTESHU PRUTHIBI”will be released shortly.


Bhubaneswar:28/6/19:Adya Prakashani proudly announces the publication of Jnanpith laureate, Padma Shri Pratibha Ray’s aesthetically crafted new novel,”PRAPTESHU PRUTHIBI”, a sequel of her widely, critically acclaimed novel,”Sesha Ishwara”. Spurred by the request of her readers, she has been working on this novel for the last three years, traveling to different destinations in search of the authentic canvas for creating “An ode to ...

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Odisha improved its economic growth in 2018-19 to 8.4 per cent from 7.4 per cent


Bhubaneswar:28/6/19: Odisha improved its economic growth in 2018-19 to 8.4 per cent from 7.4 per cent in the previous fiscal, according to the Economic Survey report tabled in the assembly on Friday. The average annual growth rate over a five-year period has been higher than states such as Haryana, Punjab, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra and Jharkhand, it said. The services ...

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Aspirations of people of the state have been reflected in Odisha Budget 2019-20


Bhubaneswar: 28/6/19:Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today praised the Odisha Budget 2019-20 saying that aspirations of people of the state have been reflected in the budget. Patnaik said two major manifesto promises– expansion of KALIA scheme and inclusion of all eligible farmers, landless labourers and sharecroppers; and health cover for women up to Rs 10 lakh– have been fulfilled in the ...

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Odia film Selfish Dil going to release across the state on July 4,2019


Bhubaneswar; 28/6/19:Veteran director Basant Sahu  upcoming Odia film Selfish Dil going to  release across the state   on July 4 ,2019.  This  romantic film film stars  Suryamayee and debutant actor Shreyan.While Suryamayee had come to the limelight because of a reality show and has acted in a few films, Shreyan, a district-level cricketer, had done an acting course in Delhi and trained in dance and drama before debuting in this ...

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Abhiman scheduled to be released on 4th July,2019


Bhubaneswar:29/6/19:Archita Sahu and Sabyasachi Mishra are coming together after three years in Mrutyunjay Sahu’s Abhiman. Which film is going to hit the screen during RathJatra., Sabyasachi and   Archita last film was Chhati Tale Ding Dong and that was three years ago. .”Revealing that the film will be a musical, Archita said, “The name, Abhiman, speaks a lot about the story, which revolves around the deep ...

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Samaleswari Express train mishap: Investigators visit site


Rayagada:28/6/19: In the wake of Samaleswari Express catching fire after ramming into a Tower Car that resulted in the death of three persons, the Commissioner of Railway Safety Kolkata A K Ray reached here to inspect the accident site today. He also visited Keutaguda and Singapur Road railway stations and spoke to eyewitnesses regarding the mishap. While East Coast Railway suspended ...

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Three candidates from Odisha elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha


Bhubaneswar:28/6/19: Two candidates of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and one from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were elected to the Rajya Sabha in Odisha without contest. While BJD candidates Sasmit Patra and Amar Patnaik were elected to the Upper House, BJP’s Ashwini Vaishnaw elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha in the polls held today. As there were only three candidates from three ...

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Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari has presented Budget for 2019-20


Bhubaneswar:28/6/19: Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari today presented welfare, growth, development and investment-oriented Budget for 2019-20 in the Odisha Legislative Assembly with an outlay of Rs 1,39,000 crore. Here are the highlights of the estimated budget: Administrative Expenditure-57,310 Cr Programme Expenditure-70,600 Cr Disaster Response Fund-4,600 Cr Transfers from the State-6,490 Cr Total=1,39,000 Cr Qualitative Aspects of the Budget The outlay of Rs ...

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Naveen reviews preparedness of annual Rath Yatra; no tax at Pipili toll gate


Puri: 28/6/19:The Odisha government today decided not to collect toll tax at Pipili toll gate on the occasions of  Gundicha Yatra, Bahuda Yatra and Suna Besha during the annual Rath Yatra which attracts a huge footfall of devotees in the Pilgrim Town of Puri. This was informed by Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) chief administrator Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra soon after ...

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Development of National Investment and Manufacturing Zone at kalinganagar in Odisha

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Newdelhi:28/6/19:Government has granted final approval to National Investment and Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ) in Kalinganagar, Jajpur district, Odisha. On the receipt of proposals from State Government, the concerned central Ministries/Departments have undertaken steps for creation/upgradation of external infrastructure linkages. Road Connectivity Paradip-Kalinganagar section improvement (Length-121 Kms): Upgradation from 2-lane carriageway to 6-lane carriageway of NH-200 between Chandikhole to KNIMZ and 4-lane carriageway ...

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