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Odisha CM NaveenPattnaik flagged off Jala Sathi programme

Bhubaneswear:20/12/19:Furthering Odisha’s vision to empower women by making them a part of development projects,Odisha CM NaveenPattnaik flagged off JalaSathi programme which will involve 5000 women from MisssionShakti SHGs in piped water supply, cess collection & regular testing of water quality in the state. A joint initiative of WATCO & Women SHG Federations, #JalaSathi is being implemented in eight wards of Bhubaneswar & will soon cover all ULBs, ...

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An upgraded version of India’s indigenously developed Pinaka guided rocket system was successfully test-fired

Balasore: 20/12/19:An upgraded version of India’s indigenously developed Pinaka guided rocket system was successfully test-fired from a base on Odisha coast on Thursday in a boost to the Army’s artillery power, defence sources said. The multi-barrel rocket launch system, developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), was fired from the Proof and Experimental Establishment firing test range at Chandipur ...

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Bijay Mishra got the prestigious Jayadev Award for his lifetime contribution to Odia film industry

Bhubaneswar:20/12/19: The Culture Department on Thursday presented the 30th Odisha State Film Awards to artists at a function held here at Utkal Mandap. Mihir Das was adjudged the best actor for film “Bhija Matira Swarga” while Archita Sahu got the best actress award for “Champion”. Culture Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi presented the awards to the successful artists. Agriculture Minister Arun Sahu ...

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Odisha Tourism Development Corporation launched Destination Wedding Package

Bhubaneswar:20/12/19: Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC), Thursday, launched Destination Wedding Package, an innovative scheme to boost tourist footfall in the state. OTDC chairperson Sremayee Mishra told newsmen here that the people of the state as well as from outside could avail the package to solemnize the marriage of their children and relatives in the Panthanivas owned by the Corporation. She said ...

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Odisha Govt Enhances Upper Age Limit For Govt College Lecturers

Bhubaneswar:17/12/19 Here’s some good news for candidates who want to join as a lecturer in government colleges in Odisha. The state cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to enhance the upper age limit for the post from 33 to 48 years. Briefing the media after a meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Lok Seva Bhawan, Chief ...

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Protests against the Citizenship mendment Act (CAA) spilled onto the streets of Odisha

Bhubaneswar:17/12/19:The protests against the Citizenship mendment Act (CAA) spilled onto the streets of Odisha capital on Tuesday with members of the Muslim community taking out a peaceful rally. They were accompanied by practitioners of other faiths, including Hindus. The protestors wearing black ribbons and holding placards marched from Satya Nagar Masjid at 11 am, demanding revocation of CAA. It culminated ...

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Sridhar Patra was appointed as the chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of NALCO

New Delhi:17/12/19  Sridhar Patra was appointed as the chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of NALCO, a Personnel Ministry order said on Monday. Patra is at present Director (Finance) in the National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO). The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet appointed Sridhar Patra as the CMD of NALCO till the date of his superannuation i.e. October 31, 2024, or until further orders, ...

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Odia film BISWARUPA has hit the theater on 13 th ,December,2019 across the state

Bhubaneswar:17/8/19: Odia film BISWARUPA has hit the theater on  13 th ,December,2019 across the state.The film is being produced by Biswajit Mishra under the banner of AB creation.The film has a relatively new lead cast — Biswaroop, Tanushka and Amrita — along with veteran actors Manoj Mishra and Sweta Acharya. Other actors include Shiv, Rock Patra, Jayagoswami, Debi Barik, Kali and child artist Omm and Mehendi.The film is being ...

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CESU will effect power cut at following places tomorrow

Bhubaneswar, 17/12: The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) will effect power at the following places tomorrow at the time noted below, for maintenance work. There will be power cut at Jharpada, Laxmisagar, Prachi Vihar, Palasuni, Samanta Vihar and Sisupalgarh tomorrow from 9 am to 2 pm. Similarly,   Kalpana Area, BJB Nagar and Sabar Sahi will experience power cut from 10 ...

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Odisha Chief minister announced inclusion of Mamata Scheme under MoSarkar programme

Bhubaneswar:17/12/19:With focus on transparency and improved delivery of services, CM Naveen Patnaik announced inclusion of Mamata Scheme under MoSarkar programme. CM said state’s initiatives like MAMATA has become role model in the country which needs to continue. @WCDOdisha. CM emphasized the role of @WCDOdisha in bringing down IMR/MMR & directed them to work with integrity to carry forward the good work. CM said, success ...

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