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An Air India Flight left the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) for Surat city in Gujarat

Bhubaneswar, Jan 20: An Air India Flight left the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) for Surat city in Gujarat on Monday morning commencing direct flight service between the two cities. The Air India flight A320 left the BPIA at 8.40 am with 81 passengers on board, informed an airport official. The direct flight service between Bhubaneswar and Surat will be ...

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Odisha Chief Minister launched Online Property Tax Module

Bhubaneswar:20/1/20: In an effort to give shape to a major 5T target in urban administration with greater transparency and efficiency, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched Online Property Tax Module that will facilitate payment of tax anytime anywhere. The Chief Minister also launched the Municipal Premier League, a unique transformative endeavour, which will facilitate ULBs to enhance their own revenue collections. ...

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World leaders agree new push for Libya peace

Berlin:208/1/20:World leaders committed to ending all foreign meddling in Libya’s war and to uphold a weapons embargo at a Berlin summit on Sunday. This was part of a broader plan to end the spiralling conflict. The presidents of Russia, Turkey and France were among global chiefs signing up to the plan to stop interfering in the war. This includes through ...

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Every failure is a learning and a setback could mean the best is yet to come: Narendra Modi

Newdelhi:20/1/20:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphasized that good marks in examinations are not everything and students should come out of this MINDSET. He said, education is just a way to learn new things and there is a need to learn more. The Prime Minister was interacting with students, teachers and parents at “Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020” at Talkatora Stadium in ...

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Printing process for Union General Budget 2020-21 commences with Halwa Ceremony

Newdelhi:20/1/20:The Halwa ceremony, marking the commencement of Budget printing process for Union General Budget 2020-21, was held here in North Block today morning in the presence of the Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman.   Union General Budget 2020-21 is to be presented on 1st February, 2020. To maintain the secrecy of Budget, there is a “lock-in” of ...

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JP Nadda elected unopposed as national president of BJP

newdelhi:20/1/20:BJP Working President J P Nadda was elected unopposed as the National President of Bharatiya Janata Party today. Party’s election in charge of organisation, Radha Mohan Singh gave him the certificate of his election on the occasion. Earlier today, the nomination process for the top party post was held at party headquarters in the national capital. Party leaders including Union ...

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SPORT IT 2020, India’s first sports and innovation festival organised by Xavier Emlyon Business School

Bhubaneswar:19/1/20: SPORT IT 2020, India’s first sports and innovation festival organised by Xavier Emlyon Business School (XEBS) and Sports and Youth Services Department, Government of Odisha, came to a grand end with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik exhorting startups and entrepreneurs to invest in sports sector of the State. Addressing the Valedictory Ceremony at Kalinga Stadium, Naveen Patnaik said: “I appreciate ...

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Married to music

By SUDESHNA BANERJEE Then the chance came when All India Radio opened a station in Cuttack in 1948. “I put on a shirt and a pair of trousers, slipped out of the house and headed straight there. Candidates were being called in for auditions but since my name was not enlisted, the day went by and no one called me. At ...

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Indian classical singer and Odisha’s pride Sunanda Patnaik passed away

Kolkata:19/1/20: Indian classical singer and Odisha’s pride Sunanda Patnaik passed away at a private hospital in Kolkata today. She was 85. This was informed by her family today morning. According to sources, she was undergoing treatment due to illness. Born on November 7, 1934, Sunanda of Gwalior gharana from Odisha was popularly known as “guruma”. She is considered one of the ...

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PM to interact with students, teachers and parents at “Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020”

Newdelhi:19/1/20:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi will interact with a cross section of  Students, Teachers and Parents at “Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020” on 20th January, 2020. The Third edition of Prime Minister’s Interaction Programme with school students “Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020” is proposed to be held at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi at 11 AM  on 20th January, 2020. Prime Minister, Shri Narendra ...

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