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OPSC released the timetable for the Odisha Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2019

Cuttack:28/10/20: The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) today released the timetable for the Odisha Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2019 that will be held in December. Earlier, the main examination was scheduled to be held in November. As per an official statement, a total of 1,880 candidates have qualified for the Odisha Civil Services Preliminary Examination, 2019. The main examination will be ...

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International Flights To Remain Suspended Till Nov 30

New Delhi:28/10/20: The Centre on Wednesday extended the suspension of scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till November 30. “This restriction shall not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation,” an official statement said on Wednesday. “However, international scheduled flights may be allowed on select routes by the competent ...

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Popular singer and music composer Abhijit Majumdar released a music video supporting Benudhara

Bhubaneswar:28/10/20: Benudhara Barik, an Independent candidate for Balasore Sadar bye-election, got another supporter from the artiste fraternity in the State. Today, popular singer and music composer Abhijit Majumdar released a music video supporting Benudhara. The song sung by Abhijit and written by Pramod Parida asked voters to vote in favour of the nonagenarian Independent candidate during the bye-poll. Benudhara or Benu ...

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Delhi High Court suspended the three-year jail term of Former Union Minister Dilip Ray

New Delhi:27/10/20 Bringing relief to former Union Minister of State for Coal Dilip Ray, the Delhi High Court today suspended the three-year jail term awarded to him by a Special CBI Court on Monday. Special Judge Bharat Parashar yesterday awarded the three-jail term to Ray in connection with the Jharkhand coal scam case. However, he was granted bail later in the ...

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Odisha government launched a unitary portal to provide 21 different scholarships

Bhubaneswar27/10/20: In order to ensure students in Odisha avail of scholarships in a hassle-free manner, the State government today launched a unitary portal to provide 21 different scholarships offered by six departments. The move is expected to benefit more than 11 lakh students of the State. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the scholarship portal, www.scholarship.odisha.gov.in under the State government’s 5T initiative. ...

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India Post and United States Postal Service signs Agreement for Electronic Exchange of Customs Datarelated to postal shipments

Newdelhi:27/10/20:Department of Posts, Government of India (India Post) and United States Postal Service (USPS) have entered into an agreement for Electronic Exchange of Customs data related to postal shipments exchanged between the two countries. The agreement will make it possible to transmit and receive electronic data of international postal items prior to their physical arrival at the destination and would ...

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Call on Prime Minister by the Secretaries of State and Defence of USA

New Delhi:27/10/20: U.S. Secretary of State H.E. Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense H.E. Dr. Mark T. Esper called on the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. They conveyed greetings from the President of the United States of America to the Prime Minister. Recalling the successful visit of President Trump to India in February 2020, Prime Minister warmly reciprocated ...

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India has Zero Tolerance Approach to Corruption: PM

New Delhi;27/10/20: The Prime Minister inaugurated the National Conference on Vigilance and Anti Corruption on the theme सतर्क भारत, समृद्ध भारत (Vigilant India, Prosperous India) today through video conferencing. The event was organized by the Central Bureau of Investigation focusing on Vigilance issues aimed at raising awareness and reaffirming India’s commitment to the promotion of integrity and probity in public ...

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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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