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17th edition of BYOFF will be held on February 21st to 25th on Puri beach


  Puri:20/2/20:Bring Your Own Film Festival (BYOFF) is an annual event held during February 21st to 25th every year on Puri beach. Puri being a famous heritage and temple town is an ideal place to express love for cinema, music and arts. This year it will be the 17th edition of BYOFF which has evolved more than a film festival due its ...

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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation sealed the Big Bazar shopping mall at Patia


Bhubaneswar: 20/2/20: Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities on Thursday sealed the Big Bazar shopping mall at Patia in Bhubaneswar. The shopping mall was sealed over violation of fire safety, parking, sanitation and other building amenity guidelines. A team led by BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary  reached the shopping mall at 8 am today and began sealing operation. The store owners have ...

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Hirakud Dam has been awarded as the best-maintained project and structure


Bhubaneswar:20/2/20: Hirakud Dam, that is built across the Mahanadi River in Odisha has been awarded as the best-maintained project and structure by the Central Board of Irrigation & Power. The reservoir was chosen in the category for the regular upkeep of the dam, since 1957 and for improving the efficiency of the dam. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated the State ...

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Former Odisha MLA Anup Sai remanded in police custody for three days


Bhubaneswar:19/2/20 The Raigarh Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) today allowed the Chakradhar Nagar Police to take BJD leader and former Brajrajnagar MLA Anup Sai on a three-day remand. The three time legislator from Odisha was arrested by Chhattisgarh police on February 13 for his alleged involvement in the murder of a mother-daughter duo in 2016. As per reports, police have prayed ...

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Summa Real Media Limited organise a short film contest titled ‘Showcase 2020’.


Bhubaneswar:19/2/20:: In a bid to encourage young filmmakers, Summa Real Media Limited will organise a short film contest titled ‘Showcase 2020’. The trophy for the contest was today unveiled by the director of Summa Real Media Limited, Saswati Das.Organisers said that the length of the short films which will be considered for the contest should not exceed 12 minutes. Besides ...

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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar unveiled Annual Reference India/Bharat 2020


New Delhi:19/2/20: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday unveiled Annual Reference India/Bharat 2020 which is a manual for all people. This is also helpful for those appearing for competitive examinations. This has been brought out by the Publications Division. Javadekar also released the e-version of the publication during the occasion. The e-version can be accessed by tablets, computers, e-readers and ...

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Prime Minister visits ‘Hunar Haat’


Newdelhi:19/2/20:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visited “Hunar Haat” here today. He visited the stalls of master artisans, craftsmen and culinary experts from across the country participating in Hunar Haat. More than 250 such stalls have been set up at India Gate lawns. Also, more than 50 percent of the artisans participating were women. The Prime Minister interacted with the participating ...

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  Bhubaneswar:17/2/20: There is no love more sincere than the love for food. The same was epitomized with celebratory flavour on Sunday, 16th February 2020 at IIT Bhubaneswar through “Food Fest 2020” organized by the Student Hostel Council which saw an active participation from student community at IIT Bhubaneswar. The event was graced by Prof. R V Rajakumar, Director IIT Bhubaneswar, ...

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Shallu Jindal gets with Urvashee Award for Art & Music

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Bhubaneswar:17/2/20:Noted Kuchipudi Danseuse and Chairperson of JSPL Foundation Smt. Shallu Jindal has been honoured with prestigious Urvashee Award for her contribution to Indian dance and music. She received the award on 16th February 2020 at Bhubaneswar during the Music Festival ‘Kamala Desha Rajakumara’ organized by Prafulla Kar Foundation and Sanskar on the occasion of 81st Birthday of eminent musician Shri ...

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Group clash during meeting at Puri Congress Bhawan


Puri:17/2/20: At least three Congress activists were injured in a clash that erupted between two groups of the party at Puri Congress Bhawan today. The injured have been admitted to Puri Sadar Hospital and condition of an injured is stated to be critical. The fight broke out during a party meeting in presence of Odisha Congress in-charge Jitendra Singh, Pradesh Congress ...

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