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Union Petroleum Minister inaugurated a Public library at Mahodadhi Mahvir Club

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Puri:31/12/19: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today inaugurated a Public library at Mahodadhi Mahvir Club, water works road Puri. The Public Library is a double-storied building with all allied facilities i.e tables, chairs, cupboards, TV etc. The library will be in use of the local senior citizens and students in the locality. The library has been constructed under the Corporate Social ...

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Odisha Government effected a minor reshuffle in the IPS cadre

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Bhubaneswar:31/12/19: The Odisha Government today effected a minor reshuffle in the IPS cadre in which five police officers were given new tasks. The Home Department has issued a notification in this regard. 1988-batch IPS officer, Santosh Upadhaya, has been posted as the Director-General of Prisons and Director Correctional Services. Upadhaya was serving as the Additional DGP of Crime Branch and recently ...

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Odisha Government y effected a minor reshuffle in the IPS cadre

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Bhubaneswar:31/12//19: The Odisha Government today effected a minor reshuffle in the IPS cadre in which five police officers were given new tasks. The Home Department has issued a notification in this regard. 1988-batch IPS officer, Santosh Upadhaya, has been posted as the Director-General of Prisons and Director Correctional Services. Upadhaya was serving as the Additional DGP of Crime Branch and recently ...

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Former Rajya Sabha member A V Swamy passed away

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Bhubaneswar, 31/12: Veteran social activist and former Rajya Sabha member A V Swamy passed away at his residence in Khariar Road. He was 91. Swamy was a member of the Upper House from April 4, 2012 to April 3, 2018. He was elected to Rajya Sabha as an independent candidate backed by the Biju Janata Dal (BJD).

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Sonny Mehta, versatile book publisher, and husband of Naveen’s sister Gita Mehta passed away

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NEW YORK 31/12/19;    Sonny Mehta, versatile book publisher, and husband of Naveen’s sister Gita Mehta passed away today at the age of 76. The Odisha CM decided not to celebrate the New Year.Furthermore, the Chief Minister appealed his well-wishers to refrain from visiting his residence (Naveen Niwas) to greet him. Sonny Mehta the urbane and astute head of Alfred A. Knopf who ...

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Odisha Chief Minister announced Rs 50 crore package for development work of Rajendra College

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Bolangir:31/12/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced Rs 50 crore package for development work of Rajendra College in Bolangir district. The Chief Minister announced this during the platinum celebration of the College here today. As per sources, the fund will be utilised for the construction of science park, auditorium and other development works of the college. Rajendra College was upgraded ...

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Union Home Minister reviews the functioning of the Sashastra Seema Bal at its Headquarters

The Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah reviews the functioning of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) during a visit to its Headquarters, in New Delhi on December 31, 2019.

Newdelhi:31/12/198:Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah visited Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Headquarters at New Delhi today. During the visit, he met senior officers of the force and received the ceremonial welcome with Guard of Honour. The Home Minister reviewed the functioning of the SSB through a presentation given by the Director General of the Force, Shri Kumar Rajesh ...

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No Change in The Threshold of 20 or more Employees under the EPF & MP Act

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Newdelhi:31/12/19:Ministry of Labour and Employment denies the media reports published in some newspapers today that the applicability threshold has been brought down from present establishment with 20 or more employees to 10 or more employees for the purpose of application of Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1952 (EPF & MP Act). The reports say that new rules of ...

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Odia music composer Purna Khuntia breathed his last at a private hospital in Cuttack

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Cuttack:30/12/19: Veteran music director Purna Khuntia breathed his last at a private hospital in Cuttack early on Monday morning. He was 72. He is survived by wife Adityaprabha Prasad, two daughters, and a son. According to sources, Khuntia’s sugar level dropped last night following which his family members rushed him to a private hospital in Cuttack. However, doctors there declared him ...

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Susant Misra’s ‘Josef – Born in Grace’ features in 2019 Academy Awards

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Bhubaneswar:30/12/19:Eminient art  filmmaker Susant Misra’s ‘Josef – Born in Grace’ features in the 344 eligible feature films list for the 2019 Academy Awards recently announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.This information is being  given in a press conference by the producer Ashok Mohapatra,Susant Misra  director of the film along with script writer Zakir Khan was in the dais . ...

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