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Odisha Celebrates Victory Of Good Over Evil


Bhubaneswar:26/10/20:It is the end of the spectacular ten-day festival celebrating the divine feminine power of Goddess Durga. Popularly called “Dusshera”, today marks the day when Lord Rama slayed the evil King Ravana and the Maa Durga herself defeated the demon “Mahishasur”, all symbolic of the notion of good winning over evil.  The festival celebrated with much pomp and show every ...

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Renowned poet Nityanda Nayak conferred with prestigious Sarala Puraskar


Bhubaneswar:26/10/20: Renowned poet Nityanda Nayak received the prestigious Sarala Puraskar on Monday. He was honoured with the 41st edition of the literary award for his poetry collection ‘Sete Bela Ku Nathibi,’ published in 2017 by Friends’ Publishers. Nayak was presented with a citation, trophy, and Rs 5 lakh in a short programme organised in compliance with Covid-19 restrictions. Similarly, Ila ...

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‘Besha Anukula’ ceremony that marks the beginning of the preparations for the ‘Nagarjuna Besha’


Puri:26/10/20: The ‘Besha Anukula’ ceremony that marks the beginning of the preparations for the rare ‘Nagarjuna Besha’ of Lord Jagannath and his sibling deities in Puri Srimandir was held today. Besha silpis, the artisans in-charge of designing the special costumes of the Lords have begun the crafting of the attire after the initiation ceremony. Various types of raw materials like ...

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Commissionerate Police Comes Up With ‘Time Slots’ For Durga Idol Immersion In Cuttack


Cuttack:26/10/20: The Commissionerate Police on Monday announced different time slots for Puja committees to conduct the immersion of Durga idols. As per sources, the Commissionerate Police has allotted four-time slots- 10 am to 12 noon, 12 noon to 2 pm, 2 pm to 4 pm, and 4 pm to 6 pm for the immersion ceremony which will be held as ...

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Kolkata Knight Riders takes on Kings XI Punjab in Sharjah


Dubai:26/10/20: In IPL Cricket, put in to bat, Kolkata Knight Riders were 66 for three wickets in seven overs against Kings XI Punjab in Sharjah when reports last came in. This match will decide the fourth position in the points table for the play offs. Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, Royal Challengers Bangalore have already qualified with 14 points each for ...

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BJP sweeps 6th General Council Elections of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council


Ladakh:26/10/20: In Ladakh, Bharatiya Janata Party swept Nubra region in the Sixth General Council Elections of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh. Out of the 15 results declared so far, BJP has bagged 11 seats while Congress has won two seats and two independent candidates have also emerged victorious. As per the reports that BJP candidates have been declared winners in ...

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PM Modi says India’s energy will energize the world


New Delhi:26/10/20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India’s energy will energize the world. Inaugurating the Fourth India Energy Forum by CERAWeek, Mr. Modi said that energy security is at the core of our efforts, and the country’s energy future is bright and secure. The Prime Minister said that a self-reliant India will also be a force multiplier for the ...

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AIM Launches India–Australia Circular Economy Hackathon(I-ACE), with Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation


New Delhi:26/10/20: AIM (Atal Innovation Mission), in association with CSIRO, is organizing a two-day hackathon on the circular economy, ‘India–Australia Circular Economy Hackathon (I-ACE)’, on 7 and 8 December. The idea of I-ACE was conceived during a virtual summit on 4 June, between the Indian and Australian prime ministers, exploring innovative ways to boost the circular economy in India and ...

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Rajnath Singh holds bilateral delegation level meeting with his US counterpart Mark Esper


New Delhi:26/10/20: Dr Mark T. Esper, Hon’ble Secretary of Defence of the United States of America is visiting India for the 2+2 Ministerial Meeting.  Today Shri Rajnath Singh, Hon’ble Raksha Mantri had a bilateral meeting with him in South Block, New Delhi. The two ministers reviewed bilateral defence cooperation spanning military to military cooperation, secure communication systems and information sharing, ...

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Sculptors and artisans have initiated preparations for the rare attire rituals Nagarjuna Besha


Puri:25/10/20: With just a month before the once-in-a-generation occasion of the Nagarjuna Besha of Lord Jagannath, sculptors and artisans have initiated preparations for the rare attire rituals. This Nagarjuna Besha will be observed on 27th Nov 2020 after 25 years on the 12th day of the month of Kartik. In This Nagarjuna Besha, Lord Jagannath along with Lord Balabhadra and Goddess ...

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