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Police and Excise department destroyed Ganja cultivation worth over Rs17.28 crore


Gajapati:23/11/20: In a major crackdown on the production and supply of illegal cannabis, a joint team of Mohana Police and Excise department destroyed Ganja cultivation worth over Rs17.28 crore by setting the hemp plant on fire spread across several places in the district on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, personnel from the Mohana Police and Excise department carried out multiple ...

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Odisha Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal’s wife Susheela Devi passed away


Bhubaneswar: 23/11/20:Odisha Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal’s wife Susheela Devi passed away at a private hospital here last night. The First Lady of the State, Governor Lal, and four of their family members had tested positive for COVID-19 on November 2 and were undergoing treatment at a private hospital in the capital city. Condolences poured in after Sushila Devi’s death. Chief Minister ...

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Puri administration imposed Section 144 around the Sakhigopal temple ahead of ‘Radha Pada Darshan’


Sakhigopal:22/11/20: The district administration today imposed Section 144 of the CrPC around the Sakhigopal temple ahead of Anla Navami. The restrictions will be in place till November 25, informed Puri Sub-Collector Pradip Kumar Sahoo. The restrictions have been imposed from Chandanpokhari to Sidhhabakula, i.e. in a radius of 200-metre, for a period of four days starting today. The decision was taken ...

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905 Patients Recover From COVID-19 In Last 24 Hours


Bhubaneswar:22/11/20; As many as 905 persons have recuperated from COVID-19 in a span of 24 hours in Odisha. The most number of novel Coronavirus patients who recovered during this period are from Sundergarh (92). Keonjhar with 60 recoveries was at second while Cuttack district recorded 59 COVID recoveries in the same time period. Adding today’s count, total 3,05,813 Coronavirus afflicted persons ...

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BJP Odisha unit Plans Puri Bandh Over alleged custodial death


Bhubaneswar:22/11/20: The raging controversy over alleged custodial death in Puri continues to intensify with the Odisha unit of BJP on Sunday announcing to observe a complete shutdown in the district. Informing about the decision of bandh, BJP chief whip, and MLA Mohan Majhi said the date of shutdown will be announced soon. “We will call for a bandh in Puri ...

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Odisha Government changed its decision on merger of schools in schedule and non-schedule Areas


Bhubaneswar:22/11/20; After much hue and cry, the Odisha Government on Sunday finally changed its decision on merger of schools in schedule and non-schedule areas. Speaking to media after a discussion in this regard on the third day of the ongoing Winter Session of the State Assembly, School and Mass Education Minister Sameer Dash said “It has been decided that schools with ...

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Cyclonic Storm Over Bay Of Bengal Likely during the next 24 hours


Bhubaneswar22/11/20:: The low-pressure area over southwest and adjoining the southeast Bay of Bengal has become a well-marked low-pressure area. It is very likely to concentrate into a depression over southwest Bay of Bengal during the next 24 hours and intensify further into a cyclonic storm during subsequent 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. However, the system is likely ...

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Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ conferred with Vatayan Lifetime Achievement Award


Newdelhi:22/11/20; Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ was conferred with the Vatayan Lifetime Achievement Award today at a virtual ceremony.  Dr. Amish Tripathi, renowned writer, Director of the Nehru Center, London was the special guest on the occasion. Chairman Vatayan, Mira Kaushik; Vice Chairman Central Hindi Board, Agra Kavi Anil Sharma Joshi and Executive Director, Vani Prakashan, Aditi Maheshwari were also present on the occasion. Expressing ...

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Andaman:22/11/20:  Indian Navy (IN) Ships including indigenously built ASW corvette Kamorta and missile corvette Karmuk are participating in the 2nd edition of India, Singapore, and Thailand Trilateral Maritime Exercise SITMEX-20, from 21 to 22 November 20 in Andaman Sea. The first edition of SITMEX, hosted by Indian Navy, was conducted off Port Blair in September 2019. The SITMEX series of exercises are conducted ...

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Text of PM’s address at the G-20 summit Side Event: Safeguarding the Planet


Newdelhi:22/11/20; Your Majesty, Excellencies, Today,  we are focused on saving our citizens and economies from the effects of the global pandemic. Equally important is to keep our focus on fighting climate change. Climate change must be fought not in silos but in an integrated, comprehensive, and holistic way.  Inspired by our traditional ethos of living in harmony with the environment,  and the commitment ...

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