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PM interacts with recipients of Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2021

Newdelhi:25/1/21:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi interacted with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar (PMRBP) awardees today via video conferencing. Union Women & Child Development Minister, Smt Smriti Zubin Irani was also present on the occasion. The Prime Minister said that this year’s awards are special as the recipient earned them in the difficult times of Corona. During the interaction, the ...

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2021 Padma Awards Announced: Sudarshan Sahoo from Odisha will awarded Padma Vibhushan

Newdelhi:25/1/21:Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. ‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for ...

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Danish World War II drama Into the Darkness bags Golden Peacock Award at 51st IFFI

Panaji, January 24, 2021    The epic World War II film Into the Darkness (De forbandede år,) which portrays the story of a Danish electronics factory owner who is forced to produce for the occupying Nazi forces, has won the coveted Golden Peacock Award at the just-concluded 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India. Directed by Anders Refn, the 152-minute Danish ...

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32 Children Awarded Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar- 2021:Anvesh Subham Pradhan from Odisha

Newdelhi:24/1/21:32 children have been awarded the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2021. The Government of India has been awarding the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar to the children with exceptional abilities and outstanding accomplishments, in the fields of innovation, scholastics, sports, arts & culture, social service and bravery. The awardee children are from 32 districts of 21 States/UTs. 7 awards have ...

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A woman Maoist surrendered before the superintendent of police (SP) and Border Security Force (BSF)

Malkangiri:24/1/21: A woman Maoist surrendered before the superintendent of police (SP) and Border Security Force (BSF) here on Sunday. The ultra, Lachchi Khara alias Lachhi alias Gita, was an active member of Andhra Odisha Border Special Zonal Committee (AOBSZC). A native of Mukudipali in the cut-off Swabhimal Anchal of the district, Lachhi became an active member of the banned CPI ...

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Veteran Odia film actor Shanti Swarup Mishra passed away

Sambalpur:24/1/21: Veteran Odia film actor Shanti Swarup Mishra passed away at a private nursing home here on Sunday. Mishra had sustained critical injuries on head after falling down in his bathroom a couple of days back. He was admitted to a private nursing home in the city. However, he succumbed to the injuries while undergoing treatment. Following his untimely demise, ...

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No More Two-Km-Long Walk For Paying Obeisance To Deities At Jagannath temple

Puri: 24/1/21:The following resentment among devotees over the two-km-long barricade from Market Chhak to Shree Mandir in Puri, the district administration today decided to shorten the barricade. Puri SP Kanwar Vishal Singh informed the present barricade will be shortened considering the difficulties faced by visitors especially senior citizens. From tomorrow onwards, the barricade will be set up from Marichikote to Shree ...

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Calls upon NCC and NSS other organizations to spread awareness about the vaccine

Newdelhi:24/1/21:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today interacted in an ‘At Home’ event with Tribal Guests, NCC Cadets, NSS Volunteers and Tableaux Artists who would be a part of the upcoming Republic Day parade. Union Ministers,  Shri Rajnath Singh, Shri Arjun Munda, Shri Kiren Rijuju and Smt Renuka Singh Saruta were present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the ...

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Veteran actor Biswajit Chatterjee crowned as Indian Personality of the Year at IFFI 51 Closing Ceremony

Panaji, January 24, 2021, The 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India, Goa has conferred Shri Biswajit Chatterjee, veteran actor, producer, director and singer of Hindi and Bengali cinema, with the Indian Personality of the Year Award, in Goa today, January 24, 2021. The award has been presented to the actor at the closing ceremony today, together by Governor of ...

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Cumulative number of Vaccinated Healthcare Workers across the country has surpassed 12.7 lakh

Newdelhi:24/1/21:The COVID-19 vaccination program was conducted successfully on the seventh day of the countrywide massive exercise. The cumulative number of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID19 has surpassed 12.7 lakh (12,72,097) (till 6 pm today) through 24,397 sessions, as per the provisional report. 2,28,563 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 6 pm today through 6,230 sessions, the seventh day of nationwide COVID19 vaccination. Final reports would be completed for the ...

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