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Girish Chandra Murmu has been appointed as the first Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi:26/10/19: IAS officer Girish Chandra Murmu from Odisha has been appointed as the first Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. Girish Chandra Murmu, who originally hails from Betanati of Mayurbhanj district, is a 1985 batch Indian Administrative Service officer of Gujarat cadre. He was principal secretary to Narendra Modi during his tenure as CM of Gujarat. He was Secretary, Department ...

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Dr Shyamamani Devi and Upendra Panigrahi will be conferred with Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja saman

Bhubaneswar26/10/19: The Odisha Sangeet Natak Akademi awards for the year 2017-18 and 2018-19 have been announced today. Renowned Odissi vocalist Dr Shyamamani Devi and Daskathia maestro Upendra Panigrahi will be conferred with the prestigious Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja Award of the Akademi for the year 2017-18. Besides, other artistes will be honoured with the State Akademi awards, along with the certificate ...

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Noted writer Dr Pradeep Dash has been conferred 40th ‘Sarala Puraskar’

Bhubaneswar26/10/19: Noted  writer  Dr Pradeep Dash has been conferred 40th ‘Sarala Puraskar’ for his poetry work ‘Charu Chibar O Charjya’ at the Sarala Award function held in Bhubaneswar this evening. Gracing the award function as the chief guest, Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal presented the award to the eminent poet along with a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh and a certificate.Besides, ...

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PM Modi thanks people of Maharashtra and Haryana for their blessings in assembly polls

ASSEMBLY ELECTION RESULT – 2019 Maharashtra(288) Party Name Lead Won Total BJP 00 105 105 Shiv Sena 00 57 57 Congress 01 43 44 Nationalist Congress Party 00 53 53 Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi 00 00 0 Others 00 29 29 Haryana(90) Party Name Lead Won Total BJP 00 40 40 Congress 00 31 31 Indian National Lok Dal 00 01 ...

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Bypoll Results: BJP wins 16 seats,BJD-1, and Congress 14; LNJP, NCP retain their LS constituencies

Newdelhi:24/10/19:In Assembly By-polls, held on 51 Assembly constituencies in 17 states BJP has won 16 seats and Congress 14, while in Lok Sabha by-polls Lok Jan Shakti Party and NCP retained their constituencies. The two Lok Sabha seats where the election was held are  Satara in Maharashtra and Samastipur in Bihar. LJP candidate Prince Raj has won Samastipur Parliamentary seat ...

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To end child marriage in Odisha Strategic Action Plan Launched

Bhubaneswar24/10/19:: To end child marriage in Odisha, the Department of Women & Child Development and Mission Shakti has launched a state Strategic Action Plan (SAP) with support of UNICEF & UNFPA. A conference was organised as part of the launching ceremony in presence of Child Marriage Prohibition Officers (CMPOs) from each block. Over 400 functionaries from the Department of WCD were ...

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Fire broke out in the Syndicate Hall situated in the Administrative Block of Utkal University

Bhubaneswar:24/10/19: Fire broke out in the Syndicate Hall situated in the Administrative Block of Utkal University here this evening. As per reports, two fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the fire in the hall after receiving the information.An eyewitness and staff of the university said, “As the Syndicate Hall is having wooden interiors, the intensity of fire is ...

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Winter session of the Odisha Assembly will commence from November 13

Bhubaneswar:24/10/19: The winter session of the Odisha Assembly will commence from November 13 and will continue till December 19. Out of the 30 working days, 21 days have been earmarked for official business. According to a release by the Assembly Secretariate, on the first day of the session, the state government will present the first supplementary statement of expenditure for ...

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BJD candidate Rita Sahu swept the by-poll in Bijepur Assembly Constituency

Bargarh:24/10/19: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) swept the by-poll in Bijepur Assembly Constituency in Bargarh district as its candidate Rita Sahu won with a whopping margin of 97,994 at the end of 21 rounds. Sahu has broken the record of Soumya Ranjan Patnaik who had won by a margin of 81,430 from Khandapada Assembly constituency. While BJP candidate Sanat Gadtia got ...

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India signs the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Agreement with Pakistan

Newdelhi:24/10/19:India has signed the Agreement with Pakistan today on the modalities for operationalisation of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor at Zero Point, International Boundary, Dera Baba Nanak. Representatives from the Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Defence, and Ministry of Home Affairs along with the representatives from Government of Punjab have been present during the signing ceremony. It is very well known ...

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