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If the government had not instituted Dada Saheb Phalke Award, my grandfather’s work and life would have been ended in two pages”

Goa:19/1/21:“Dada Sahib Phalke was the visionary who propagated ‘Make in India’ and brought `Aatma Nirbhartha’ to the Indian cinema sector. In his films, he always used local artists and propagated the inclusion of indigenous locations and technical support which were indigenously available. As a result of Dada Saheb’s persistence, vision and patriotism, Indian cinema industry is standing high today.” This ...

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NITI Aayog to Launch Second Edition of India Innovation Index 2020

Newdelhi:19/1/21:NITI Aayog will release the second edition of the India Innovation Index 2020 on 20 January in a virtual event. The index will be released by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Dr. Rajiv Kumar in the presence of NITI Aayog Member Dr. VK Saraswat and CEO Amitabh Kant. The release of the second edition of the index—the first was launched in October 2019—demonstrates ...

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Akshay Parija Productions”s new serial ‘Kemiti Kahibi Kaha’ is going to be aired on Zee Sarthak on 25th. January

Bhubaneswar:19/1/21: Ollywood superstar Siddhanta Mahapatra loves to experiment and this time, he has done so by acting in an Odia TV serial titled ‘Kemiti Kahibi Kaha’.While the Odia entertainment industry is going through a very bad phase, here is good news for Odia viewers as the new Odia serial ‘Kemiti Kahibi Kaha’ is going to be aired on Zee Sarthak on ...

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Odia Officer Chandi Prasad Mohanty is most likely to be elevated as the new vice chief of Army Staff

Newdelhi:18/1/21: Lieutenant General Chandi Prasad Mohanty, currently serving as the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command, is most likely to be elevated as the new vice chief of Army Staff very soon, sources said. If reports are anything to go by, Mohanty is set to become the 42nd vice chief of Indian Army and he will be the first Odia officer ...

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Defence Secretary Inaugurates NCC’s Swachhata Pakhwada at India Gate and Rajpath

NewDelhi: Defence Secretary, Dr Ajay Kumar inaugurated Swachhata Pakhwada organised by NCC at India Gate on 18 January 21. The theme of this Swachhata Pakhwada is “Clean India, Green India, Yeh Hai Mera Dream India”. Speaking on the occasion. Dr Ajay Kumar said that NCC is the largest uniformed youth organisation of the world and has contributed immensely towards Nation ...

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Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman holds Pre-Budget consultation with Finance Ministers of States/ Union Territories

Newdelhi:18/1/21:The Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman held the pre-budget consultations with the Finance Ministers of States and Union Territories (with Legislature) here today. The meeting was held through Video Conference and was attended by Chief Ministers, the Deputy Chief Ministers, Finance Ministers, Ministers and Senior Officers from the States/Union Territories and the Union Government. The ...

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Film Makers of IFFI-51 Indian Panorama meet the Media

Goa:18/1/21:A mother accidentally finds a nude video of her daughter in her laptop – Oru Paathira Swapnam Pole (Indian Panorama Non-feature film) by Sharan Venugopal A person who lost his memory in an accident and gets trapped in a house with a psychopath – Gatham (Indian Panorama Feature Film) by Kiran Kondamadugula Debutant Filmmaker Sharan Venugopal and Actor/Producer Bhargava Poludasu, addressed a press conference at ...

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AKSHAYA CHANDRA RAY MEMORIAL AWARD FOR NOVEL WRITING IN ODIA

Bhubaneswar:17/1/21: Adya  Prakashani & Pratibha Ray Foundation Trust have the proud privilege of announcing the launch of the  AKSHAYA CHANDRA RAY MEMORIAL AWARD FOR NOVEL WRITING IN ODIA commencing from 2021 in memory of its Founder, eminent engineer, and patron of literature and culture,  Late Akshaya Chandra Ray. With a view to encourage novel writing in Odia, entries are invited from ...

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Odisha approved around Rs 903.39 crore for Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management

Bhubaneswar: 17/1/21:The state-level Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) in Odisha on Sunday has approved the annual action plan of 2021-22 with a total outlay of around Rs 903.39 crore. The major activities include block plantation, assisted natural regeneration, bald hill plantation, regeneration of the bamboo forest, maintenance of previous year plantation, fodder and fruit-bearing plantation, bamboo culture, ...

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Forests and Environment Department began counting dolphins in Bhitarkanika

Kendrapara:17/1/21; The Forests and Environment Department today began counting dolphins in Bhitarkanika under Rajnagar block in Kendrapara district. The annual dolphin census will be conducted in the sea between Dhamara and Devi River mouth as well as in the rivers and creeks within Bhitarkanika mangrove wetland, informed the forest department. As many as nine teams have been constituted for the headcount ...

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