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Odisha T-20 Cricket League inaugurated at Barabati Stadium

Cuttack:27/12/20: The Odisha T-20 Cricket League was inaugurated today at Barabati Stadium. In the inaugural function newly appointed selector of BCCI for senior selection team, Debasish Mohanty was felicitated by the office bearers of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA). This league is being conducted by OCA in association with TCM. The TCM is a major sports management company in India. This event ...

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Gangster Dhalasamanta Brothers Remanded To Jail

Cuttack:27/12/20; The Commissionerate Police on Sunday sent the gangster siblings Sushil and Sushant Dhalasamanta to jail after the end of their remand period. Earlier in the day, the Choudwar Police produced the Dhalasamanta brothers in the Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Court which remanded them to jail. Meanwhile, the Commissionerate Police has registered a case against the gangsters in Markat ...

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Padma Shri dance historian and critic Sunil Kothari passed away

Newdelhi:27/12/20:Padma Shri dance historian and critic Sunil Kothari passed away Sunday morning at a Delhi hospital after he suffered a cardiac arrest a month after testing positive for coronavirus. He was 87. “He had tested positive for COVID-19 almost a month back and was not in a good condition,” Vidha Lal, a family friend and herself a dancer, told PTI. Kothari was recovering ...

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Odisha DGP stressed on priority on women and children victims and professional crime investigation

Cuttack:27/12/20; Odisha DGP Abhay today stressed on priority on women and children victims and professional crime investigation. During his address at the 62nd Senior Police Officers’ Conference 2020 of Odisha Police held in virtual mode, the DGP emphasised on continuous assessment of police leadership, prompt response to social media, capacity building for cybercrime investigation, adoption and integration of new technology for ...

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International Odia Hockey player Namita Toppo honoured with the 28th prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar

Bhubaneswar:27/12/20: International Odia Hockey player Namita Toppo was on Sunday honoured with the 28th prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar for the year 2020 for her outstanding performance at the national and international level. She received a cash award of Rs. 5 lakh along with a citation at a low key ceremony held here in strict adherence to Covid-19 guidelines. On the basis ...

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Ministry of Tourism’s Dekho Apna Desh Webinar on “Secrets and Delights of Indian Cuisine”

Newdelhi:27/12/20:The Ministry of Tourism’s Dekho Apna Desh Webinar series titled “Secrets and Delights of Indian Cuisine” held on 26th December 2020 focused on Indian Cuisine and its importance. Food in India is a vibrant assortment of uncountable dishes, cooking styles and it is distinctly characterised by the subtle and sophisticated use of spices, grains, vegetables and fruits that are locally available. ...

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Lingaraj Temple will be thrown open to public from January 6

Bhubaneswar26/12/20:: A day before the reopening of the famous Lingaraj Temple, the precincts of famous 11th-century shrine here have been sanitised by the Fire Services personnel on Saturday. The ancient temple which has remained shut for devotees for last nine months due to the Covid-19 pandemic will reopen from tomorrow in a phased manner. As per the decision of Bhubaneswar ...

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PM to inaugurate India’s first-ever driverless train operations on Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line on 28 December

Newdelhi:26/12/20:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate India’s first-ever driverless train operations on Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line (Janakpuri West – Botanical Garden) along with the fully operational National Common Mobility Card service on the Airport Express Line on 28th December 2020 at 11 AM via video conferencing. These innovations will herald a new era of traveling comfort and enhanced mobility. ...

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National Task Force Discusses testing, treatment and surveillance strategies for COVID-19 in view of the new virus strain from UK

Newdelhi:26/12/20; A meeting of the National Task Force (NTF) on COVID-19 was convened today by ICMR under co-chairpersonship of Prof. Vinod Paul, Member Niti Aayog, and Prof. Balram Bhargava, Secretary, Deptt. of Health Research & Director General ICMR. The meeting was also attended by Prof. Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS; Director General Health Services (DGHS); Drug Controller General of India (DCGI); ...

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PM to flag off 100th Kisan Rail on 28 December

Newdelhi:26/12/20; Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will flag off the 100th Kisan Rail from Sangola in Maharashtra to Shalimar in West Bengal on 28th December 2020 at 4:30 PM via video conferencing. Union Ministers Shri Narendra Singh Tomar and Shri Piyush Goyal will also be present on the occasion. The multi-commodity train service will carry vegetables such as cauliflower, capsicum, ...

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