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Babenco: Tell Me When I Die by Barbara Paz bags Golden Conch Award for Best Documentary Film at MIFF 2020

Mumbai:3/2/20:The 16th edition of the oldest international event for non-feature films in South Asia, the Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short Fiction & Animation Films, has come to a close, at a glittering closing ceremony at Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli, Mumbai today. Golden Conch, Silver Conch and other Special Awards The awards for the best films of the festival have been ...

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MIFF 2020 comes to a glittering close:An Essay of Rain receives Silver Conch

Mumbai:3/2/20-The 16th edition of the oldest international event for non-feature films in South Asia, the Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short Fiction & Animation Films, has come to a close, at a glittering closing ceremony at Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli, Mumbai today. Golden Conch, Silver Conch and other Special Awards The awards for the best films of the festival have been ...

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TRB Iron Ore Mines, Tensa of Jindal Steel & Power has won the prestigious TPM Excellence Award

Bhubaneswar:2/2/20:  TRB Iron Ore Mines, Tensa of Jindal Steel & Power (JSPL) has won the prestigious TPM Excellence Award for the second time from Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM), Tokyo, Japan. As announced by this prestigious institute, the JSPL’s TRB Iron Ore mines has been selected for the ‘Award for Excellence in Consistent TPM Commitment’. Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) ...

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BJD MP from Kendrapara Anubhav Mohanty rubbished the allegations leveled by Odisha Congress against him

Bhubaneswar:2/2/20: BJD MP from Kendrapara Anubhav Mohanty today rubbished the allegations leveled by Odisha Congress against him saying that he submitted false affidavit on his educational qualification during 2014 Rajya Sabha election. In a statement, Anubhav said, “The Congress press meet is a deliberate and malicious attempt to malign and defame me. The allegations made are completely false and baseless. I ...

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Two-day literary fiesta was hosted for the first time by the Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan

Bhubaneswar:2/2/20: Eminent Odia poet and former Kendriya Sahitya Akademi president Dr Ramakant Rath today underscored the need for laying emphasis on the timeless literary works rather than restricting to the contemporary literature. “Generally, we judge the literature in contemporary terms. Rather, we should lay focus on timeless literary works”, said Dr Rath while speaking at the valedictory function of the first ...

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Several passengers had a narrow escape from death after the ferry boat they were onboard capsized in Chilika

Balugaon:2/2/20: Several passengers had a narrow escape from death after the ferry boat they were onboard capsized in Chilika lagoon on Sunday. According to sources, the mishap occurred on Sunday evening when the boat was returning from Kalijai Temple with over 15 tourists, who had visited Kalijai temple for picknicking lost balance and capsized. Though all the passengers were rescued by ...

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Saksham 2020 Walkathon organised by Petroleum Conservation Research Association

Bhubaneswar:2/2/20: SAKSHAM is a significant event which is organized from 16th January to 15th February every year jointly by Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) and Oil Industry under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Govt. of India and guidelines of PCRA with sole purpose of bringing awareness among the people on need of Oil & Gas conservation and ...

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Eminent Odia poet Rabi Singh died following a prolonged illness

Cuttack:2/2/20:Eminent Odia poet Rabi Singh died on Sunday following a prolonged illness, his family sources said.He was 89. Singh, who was suffering from old-age related ailments, breathed his last at his residence in Khapuria in Cuttack in the morning, they said. Popularly known as “Biplabi Kabi” (revolutionary poet) for his patriotic writings, Singh had raised his voice through his creations ...

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National emergency declared in Pakistan to tackle locust attack

Islamabad:1/2/20 A state of emergency was declared in Pakistan to tackle locust attack in decades. The insects are destroying crops in Punjab province. The Punjab province in Pakistan is the main region for agricultural production. Prime Minister Imran Khan approved a National Action Plan (NAP) that requires a sum of Rs 7.3 billion to overcome the crisis. Minister for National ...

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President Ram Nath Kovind rejects mercy plea of Nirbhaya rape convict Vinay Sharma

NewdelhI1/2/20:President Ram Nath Kovind has rejected the mercy plea of Nirbhaya rape convict Vinay Sharma. He was one of the four men on death row in the Nirbhaya rape case. With this, there are no petitions pending in the President’s office in the case.  Yesterday, a Delhi court postponed the execution of death warrants of all four convicts in the ...

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