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President of India virtually unveils a portrait of Atal Bihari Vajpayee at ICCR Headquarters

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New Delhi:16/8/20:The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, virtually unveiled the portrait of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India today (August 16, 2020) on his second death anniversary, at the headquarters of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).  Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee served as the ex-officio President of ICCR from March 1977 to August 1979 when he ...

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Centre to assist J&K to establish Grievances Portal in each district: Dr Jitendra Singh

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New Delhi:16/8/20:Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh announced here today that Centre will assist the Union Territory Government of Jammu & Kashmir to establish Grievance Portal in each of the 20 districts of the UT. In a significant drive to strengthen ...

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Number of Covid-19 cases in Bhubaneswar crossed the 5000-mark after 277 new cases were detected today

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Bhubaneswar:16/8/20: The number of Covid-19 cases in Bhubaneswar crossed the 5000-mark after 277 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours. Of the total new cases, 181 are from quarantine centers while 96 are local contact cases. The Covid-19 tally in the capital city now stands at 5,119. As many as 133 Covid-19 patients have recovered from the disease ...

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Dhenkanal, Bhadrak, and Malkangiri districts have been the most-affected with the heavy rainfall

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Dhenkanal/ Bhadrak/ Malkangiri:15/8/20: Incessant rain triggered by a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal has thrown normal life out of gear in many parts of the State. Dhenkanal, Bhadrak, and Malkangiri districts have been the most-affected with the heavy rainfall leading to a flood-like situation. According to reports, Kamakhyanagar sub-division in Dhenkanal district remained inundated as heavy rain continued to lash ...

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MS Dhoni has announced his retirement from international cricket.

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New Delhi:15/8/20:Bringing an end to all the speculations surrounding his future in international cricket, MS Dhoni, on Saturday, announced his retirement from international cricket. MS Dhoni took an indefinite sabbatical from the game right after the World Cup ended in July last year and has not played a single game since then. Earlier this year, BCCI also dropped him from ...

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DHARMENDRA PRADHAN GREETS THE NATION ON THE 74TH INDEPENDENCE DAY

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New Delhi:15/8/20:Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Steel and Petroleum & Natural Gas has greeted the nation on the 74th Independence day today. In a tweet message ‘From Bharat to Aatmanirbhar Bharat: The Wheel of transition’ Shri Pradhan said, “Our priorities on the domestic and international front have undergone major changes under the Modi government.  In recent times, there has been ...

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IIT Bhubaneswar Celebrates Independence Day Amidst the Pandemic with Patriotic Fervour

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Bhubaneswar:15/8/20: IIT Bhubaneswar celebrated the 74th Independence Day at its Campus by adhering to social distancing and other norms as per Govt. protocol amidst the Covid‐19 pandemic. Prof R.V. Raja Kumar, Director, hoisted the National Flag, offered floral tribute to the Father of the Nation, Bharat Mata, and delivered his Independence Day address followed by the national anthem, sung by everyone ...

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Building for a Self-Reliant India the youth should take a lead and come forward for entrepreneurship:Naveen Jindal

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Bhubaneswar:15/8/20::For building a Self-Reliant India the youth should take a lead and come forward for entrepreneurship,” said Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL)’s Chairman Shri Naveen Jindal while addressing the Employees of JSPL and the Community Leaders on the occasion of 74th Independence Day. Amidst all precautions to prevent the Covid-19 epidemic, Mr. Jindal unfurled the National Flag at JSPL’s ...

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Members of the Hindu Ekta Bahini filed a complain against upcoming web film ‘Thriller’

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Nabarangpur:15/8/20: Members of the Hindu Ekta Bahini here filed a complaint with Nabarangpur Police in Odisha against upcoming web film ‘Thriller’ alleging that it has hurt the religious sentiments of the Hindus. Convener Gourishankar Sahu along with other members of the HEB lodged a complaint against ‘Thriller’ director Ram Gopal Varma and actors Apsara Rani and Rock Kacchi seeking necessary ...

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Four prison personnel from Odisha will be conferred with the Correctional Service Medals

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Bhubaneswar:15/8/20: Four prison personnel from Odisha will be conferred with the Correctional Service Medals by President Ram Nath Kovind on the occasion of Independence Day on Saturday. The four personnel who have been selected for the awards are Sub Assistant Jailor Saroj Kumar Lenka, Chief Warder Tarini Charan Hotta, Assistant Matron Ashima Kumari Mishra and Warder Gagesh Behera. While Lenka ...

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