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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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Odisha with 1633 fresh cases cumulative caseload reached 2,81,215.

Bhubaneswar:25/10/20:  Another 1633  persons in Odisha tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours taking the state’s cumulative caseload to 2,81,215. Of the total fresh cases detected from 30 districts, 955 have been reported from different quarantine centers while the remaining 678 are local contact cases. Contact tracing and follow-up actions are underway, said Information and Public Relations (I ...

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COVID-19 toll surged to 1,245 in Odisha With 16 More Deaths

Bhubaneswar:25/1020: The COVID-19 toll surged to 1,245 in Odisha with 16 more persons infected with Coronavirus succumbed to it under treatment in the last 24 hours. The fresh deaths due to COVID-19 occurred in 11 districts in the last 24 hours. While 10 more deaths (2 each) were reported from Khordha, Dhenkanal, Angul, Sundargarh, and Balasore districts, 1 each died of the virus in Ganjam, Malkangiri, ...

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