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Odia Music video song O Balma crossed a soaring 2 Million

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Bhubaneswar30/8/19: Amara Muzik’s recently released video song O Balma crossed a soaring 2 Million+ Views on YouTube within 7 days of its release. The video stars the internationally acclaimed dancer Harihar Dash opposite Lipsa Mishra and is composed by Sumit Dikshit. O Balma is sung by Aseema Panda and Tarique Aziz. The song has been greatly received by the audience. Apart from the appreciation ...

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Odisha government effected Major Reshuffle In IAS cadre

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Bhubaneswar:30/88/19: Pradeep Kumar Jena has been appointed as the Principal Secretary of Rural Development Department in a bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Odisha government today. Jena, a 1989 batch IAS officer, has also been given additional charge of special relief commissioner (SRC), Odisha and managing director of Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA). Dr Mona Sharma, IAS (RR-1989), has been ...

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Balakrishna Mohapatra sworn in as State Information Commissioner of Odisha


Bhubaneswar:30/8/19: Balakrishna Mohapatra was on Friday sworn in as State Information Commissioner of Odisha. Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal administered the oath of office to Mohapatra in an oath-taking ceremony held in Abhishek Hall of Raj Bhavan. i Chief minister  Naveen Patnaik, Information & Public Relations Minister Raghunandan Das and Leader of Opposition in Assembly Pradipta Kumar Naik were present on ...

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ISRO releases new images of lunar surface


Newdelhi:30/8/19:The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released more pictures of lunar surface which were captured by India’s lunar craft Chandrayaan-2 last Friday. The Terrain Mapping Camera-2 on-board the orbiter of the lunar craft has captured the set of images from a distance of over 4,300 kilometres above the moon’s surface. They show several craters and the coldest region of ...

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West Indies bowl against India in 2nd Test


Jamica:30/8/19:West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the second and final World Test Championship encounter at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica today. Having won the first Test by 318 runs, India are runaway favourites going into the second match. India have already clinched the Twenty20 and ODI series against the West Indies. All India Radio is ...

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India’s NDC delegation visits Nepal


Newdelhi:30/8/19:A delegation from the 59th course of National Defence College (NDC) India comprising 15 senior officers from civil services and defence forces of India, UK, Japan, Mongolia and Bangladesh visited Nepal. During the three-day visit which was concluded on Wednesday, the team led by Vice Admiral Srikant, AVSM, Commandant NDC called on Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff, General Purna Chandra ...

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Govt announces mega merger of public sector banks


Newdelhi:30/8/19:The government today announced the merger of ten public sector banks into four banks. It announced the merger of Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank with Punjab National Bank as well as the merger of Canara Bank and Syndicate Bank. The merger of Union Bank of India, Andhra Bank and Corporation Bank and the consolidation of  Indian Bank with ...

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Piyush Goyal felicitates National Award Winners in Sports from Indian Railways


Newdelhi:30/8/19:Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry felicitated National Award winning Railway Sportspersons in New Delhi today. Shri Piyush Goyal felicitated Shri Bajrang Punia by giving a cheque of Rs 7.5 Lakhs and a Shawl, Shri S. Baskaran, Ms. Sonia Lather, Shri Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Ms. Poonam Yadav, Shri Nitten Kirrtane by giving a cheque of Rs 5 ...

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Dharmendra Pradhan visits Russia to Strengthen Cooperation in Energy and Steel Sectors


Newdelhi:30/8/19:Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan led a business delegation from Oil and Gas as well as Steel sectors to Moscow, Russia. The visit is a part of active overreach to strengthen bilateral relationship between India and Russia in energy and steel sectors. The visit started with meeting with Russian Deputy Prime Minister and Presidential ...

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Prime Minister confers Yoga Awards, Releases commemorative postal stamps


Newdelhi:30/8/19;The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi conferred Yoga awards to the winners of PM’s Award for Outstanding Contribution for Promotion and Development of Yoga today at New Delhi. These awards were announced during the International Day of Yoga, 2019 at Ranchi, along with the two winners of the previous year in an event being organized by the Ministry of AYUSH. ...

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