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IITTM Bhubaneswar organizes Management Development Programme for Managers of OTDC

Bhubaneswar:7/10/20: The Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management is organizing a one-of-its-kind Management Development Program for the managers of Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) from 5th to 9th Oct 2020. The inaugural function of the program was held on 5th Oct 2020 in the institute premises. The welcome address was delivered by the Nodal Officer, IITTM, Bhubaneswar,  Dr. Md. ...

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All government employees in Odisha will get their final payments of GPF in the month of their retirements

Bhubaneswar: 7/10/20: All government employees in Odisha will get their final payments of the General Provident Fund (GPF) in the month of their retirements. As per the guidelines issued by the Finance Department, the nal GPF and the Teachers Provident Fund (TPF) will be directly credited to the bank account of the government employees from the State Pension Treasury. Along ...

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Servitors Beat Gongs, Ring Bells Urging Odisha Govt To Reopen Temples

Bhubaneswar:7/10/20: In a unique protest, servitors and many devotees across the State beat gongs, rang bells, and blew conchs on Wednesday urging the Odisha government to reopen the temple with COVID-19 restrictions in place. The protest, which was called by Odisha Mandira Sebayat Sangha (OMSS), witnessed participation of servitors and devotees at major religious places in Odisha. During the protest, ...

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Odia film industry lost one of its popular and finest music arrangers, Tarakant Panda

Bhubaneswar:7/10/20: The Odia film industry lost one of its popular and finest music arrangers, Tarakant Panda. He passed away at a private hospital here, late-night on5th, October Monday. Panda was 55. A renowned music arranger of Odia films and music albums, Panda had worked in hit films like Eie Sangharsa, Prema Bandhana, and many more. Tarakanta Panda who had created very innovative ...

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Rolls-Royce To Deliver 29 MW Gas Power Plant For Dhamra

New Delhi: 7/10/20Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with Dhamra LNG Terminal Pvt. Ltd. (DLTPL) for the complete engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) delivery of a 29 MW gas-based power plant for the LNG terminal. DLTPL is a joint venture between Indian multinational conglomerate Adani Group and French energy major Total S.A, located on the eastern coast of Odisha in India. ...

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Centre releases SOPs to contain spread of COVID-19 for upcoming festival season

New Delhi:7/10/20: Union Health Ministry yesterday released Standard Operating Procedures on preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19 during festivities. The months of October to December are time for festivities that witness gatherings of a large number of people in specific locations for religious worship, fairs, rallies, exhibitions, and cultural functions. The Ministry said, to prevent the spread of COVID-19 ...

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QUAD Foreign Ministers of India, USA, Japan, Australia meet in Tokyo; call for free, open & inclusive Indo-Pacific

New Delhi:7/10/20: External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar asserted that as vibrant and pluralistic democracies with shared values, the four QUAD member nations have collectively affirmed the importance of maintaining a free, open, and inclusive Indo-Pacific. Dr. S. Jaishankar in his opening remarks at the 2nd QUAD Ministerial Meeting in Tokyo, Japan yesterday said that the member countries remain committed to upholding ...

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New farm laws safeguard farmers from fluctuations of prices for their products

New Delhi:7/10/20: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said the three new agricultural legislation brought by the centre would free the farmers from the shackles in marketing their products. Talking to reporters in Chennai last evening, she said comprehensive discussions were held with agricultural experts, farmers and various other stakeholders before bringing the legislation. She said the MSP mechanism will ...

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NDA finalises seat sharing for Bihar Assembly Elections; BJP releases list of 27 candidates

Patna:7/10/20; In Bihar, BJP has released a list of  27 candidates for the first phase of the state assembly election. Among prominent candidates, cabinet ministers Prem Kumar is contesting from Gaya Town assembly constituency and Ram Narayan Mandal from Banka. Cabinet minister Vijay Kumar Sinha will contest from Lakhisarai and Brij Kishore Bind will be the candidate for Chainpur. Newly ...

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Odia actor Santosh Nayak passed away

Bhubaneswar: 6/10/20: Odia actor Santosh Nayak passed away yesterday day while undergoing treatment at KIMS. He was over 50 years old and was COVID positive. His debut film in Ollywood as a protagonist is “Mo Bhai Jaga” (1986). He was also a popular radio and Doordarshan actor. Sources said that he was born in Bolgarh of Nayagarh district as his father was ...

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