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Churches are dazzling for the Christmas

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Bhubaneswar, 24/12:  Churches are dazzling for the Christmas celebrations. Jesus Christ will take birth today midnight. Christian brothers and sisters are busy preparing themselves to celebrate Christmas. Churches were illuminated with colourful lights. Houses were also decorated with Xmas tree and Santa Claus. Christmas carole will begin from 10 pm tonight. The believers are getting ready to attend the Midnight ...

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Sri Jagannath temple will remain open throughout the night tomorrow

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Puri, 24/12:  Sri Jagannath temple here will remain open throughout the night tomorrow to enable the devotees have darshan of the Trinity (Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra). However, the temple will be closed on Thursday morning in view of the solar eclipse. Public darshan will resume in the afternoon after the purification rituals.Huge rush of devotees is being ...

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Annual High School Certificate Examination-2019 will begin from February 19

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Bhubaneswar24/12/19:: The annual High School Certificate Examination-2019, conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha, will begin from February 19. While the matriculation exam will be held from February 19 to March 2, the State Open School certificate examination will be conducted from February 19 to 29. Here is the schedule of the examinations: February 19 (Wednesday)- Odia Language February ...

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Odisha Government Declares Holiday For in view of the annual solar eclipse

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Bhubaneswar:24/12/19:Odisha Government on Tuesday declared a holiday for all school and college students in  view  of the annul solar eclipse that will be witnessed on December 26. This was informed by school and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash. This was informed by school and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash. On December 26, places such as India, Singapore, the Philippines, ...

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Kohli finishes 2019 as top ranked batsman; Rahane slips to seventh

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Newdelhi:24/12/19:Indian skipper Virat Kohli will end the year as the top ranked batsman  in the latest ICC Test rankings issued today. With 928 points, Kohli is 17 points ahead of Australia’s Steve Smith who occupies the second spot. New Zealand skipper Kane Willamson ends the year at number three with 864 points. Cheteshwar Pujara retained his fourth place but Rahane slipped to seventh. He ...

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Hemant Soren stakes claim to form new JMM-Congress-RJD alliance govt in Jharkhand

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Jharkhand:24/12/19:Jharkhand Mukti Morcha legislator party leader Hemant Soren today staked claim to form new JMM-Congress-RJD alliance government in the state. Talking to reporters in Ranchi, Mr Soren said he has sought time to meet Governor Draupadi Murmu tonight at 8pm in this regard. Earlier the Executive President of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Hemant Soren was today elected as legislator party ...

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Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban has achieved its target of creating Urban India Open Defecation Free

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Newdelhi:24/12/19:Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban has achieved its target of creating Urban India Open Defecation Free. Urban areas of 35 states and Union Territories have become ODF. In all, 4,320 cities out of 4,372 have declared themselves ODF, of which 4,167 cities have been certified through third-party verification. This has been achieved by the construction of nearly 65.81 lakh individual household toilets ...

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Cabinet approved Atal Bhujal Yojana: a Central Sector Scheme with total outlay of six thousand crore rupees

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Newdelhi:24/12/19:The Cabinet today approved Atal Bhujal Yojana, a Central Sector Scheme with total outlay of six thousand crore rupees. Briefing media after the meeting of the cabinet, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said, the scheme will be implemented over a period of 5 years in identified areas in Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. He ...

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More than 100 solar street lights installed by Tata Steel BSL in villages near its Plant

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Narendrapur, December 23, 2019: Tata Steel BSL, has taken the initiative to light the streets of villages around its plant at Narendrapur of Dhenkanal District. More than 100 environment friendly solar street lights have been installed in 10 villages of Hindoland  Odapada block of Dhenkanal district and Barnapala block of Angul District. The villages include Kurunti, Kusupanga, Narendrapur, Sibapur, Sarapa, ...

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Odia Director Soumendra Padhi is all set to release his first web series ‘Jamtara’ on Netflix

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Bhubaneswar: 23/12/19:National Award-winning Odia Director Soumendra Padhi is all set to release his first web series ‘Jamtara’ on Netflix which is scheduled to release on January 10. The series is based on ‘Jamtara’, a small village in Jharkhand. It unfolds how some ignorant youth turn this nondescript village into India’s phishing capital with their distinctive ways to con people by ...

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