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Odia film Kalira Atita has entered the Oscars 2021 race under multiple categories

Bhubaneswar:20/2/21:Nila Madhab Panda’s Odia film Kalira Atita has entered the Oscars 2021 race under multiple categories. The director of the film took to Twitter to convey the news to the fans and expressed his happiness. He said that the film is in the race in the general entry category 4 and is being made available for academy screening.  The film ...

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Justice Uday Umesh Lalit grace Foundation Ceremony Of Indian Institute Of Law

Bhubaneswar: 20/2/21:The Indian Institute of Law (IIL) will soon be a reality at KIIT Deemed to be University in the capital city of Odisha. Unveiling the foundation plaque of the first-of-its-kind institute in India on Saturday, Supreme Court judge, Justice Uday Umesh Lalit said that change is the “only constant” in life. “Continuing education is important in every profession… it ...

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In the wake of a sudden surge in the Covid-19 cases use of face mask and social distancing will be enforced strictly in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:20/2/21: In the wake of a sudden surge in the Covid-19 cases in some parts of the country like Maharashtra and Kerala, the Commissionerate Police has decided to step up surveillance for the violators of Covid-19 protocols in the State Capital.“The Covid-19 norms including use of face mask and social distancing will be enforced strictly in Bhubaneswar. People will not ...

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NITI Aayog Should Develop Repository Of Innovations:Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar:20/2/21: NITI Aayog should develop a repository of innovations drawn from the country and across the world and help replicate it, suggested Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Attending NITI Aayog’s sixth governing council meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on virtual mode today, he said that the futuristic technologies, new world economy, solutions for climate change and inclusive governance models are ...

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Odisha’s growth rate will be at -4.92% in 2020-21, which is better than India’s growth at-7.7% during the period

Bhubaneswar:20/2/21: Odisha’s growth rate will be at -4.92% in 2020-21, which is better than India’s growth at-7.7% during the period. The Central Statistical Organization (CSO) pegged the country’s growth rate at -7.7% in 2020-21. According to the State Economic Survey Report tabled in the State Assembly today ahead of the State Budget, the economy of Odisha grew at 7.1 per cent ...

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Vice President points to the cascading effect of genetic disorders on the economy

Hyderabad:20/2/21:The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today called upon the people, particularly the youth, to adopt healthy lifestyle and avoid sedentary living and junk food in view of the growing incidence of non-communicable diseases in the country. Addressing the scientists of Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics after visiting its facilities in Hyderabad, he said that a few years ago, ...

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Jal Jeevan Mission: Special Campaign to provide potable piped water supply in Schools & Anganwadi Centres

Newdelhi:20/2/21:The 100-day special campaign of the Ministry of Jal Shakti to provide tap water connections in schools, anganwadi centres (AWCs) and Ashramshalas under the Jal Jeevan Mission has received a very good response from the States & UTs with several States reporting 100% saturation in all schools and AWCs. Some States/ UTs have indicated that they need some more time ...

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EPFO adds 12.54 lakh net subscribers in December, 2020

Newdelhi:20/2/21:The provisional payroll data of EPFO published on 20th February 2021 highlights a positive trend for net subscribers base growth with the addition of 12.54 lakh subscribers in the month of December 2020. The data reflects an increase of 44 % in net subscribers addition over the previous month of November 2020. A year-on-year comparison of payroll data shows 24% growth for December ...

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Odisha has always taken advanced steps in the mining sector and implemented i3MS System for transparency

 Bhubaneswar:18/2/: Odisha CMNaveen Patnaik along with Union Minister Pralhad Joshi inaugurated production in two iron ore mines in Kendujhar- Guali and Jilling-Langalota of Odisha Mining Corporation. CM said the commencement of production in the mines will help stabilize the iron ore market & meet the industry’s demand. The mines are targeted to produce 12 million tonnes of iron ore annually ...

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Security arrangements have been tightened around the State Assembly for the budget session

Bhubaneswar:17/2/21: Security arrangements have been tightened around the State Assembly for the budget session which begins tomorrow. “Security arrangements compared to the last session have been extended further. Last time Covid restrictions were stricter and ingress was less. Now restrictions have been relaxed therefore we expect an increase in the number of outside people,” said DGP Abhay talking to newsmen here ...

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