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Sarala Puraskar was conferred on well-known Odia writer Paramita Satpathy

Bhubaneswar:27/10/21: Sarala Puraskar was conferred on well-known Odia writer Paramita Satpathy at a simple ceremony in the IMFA office, here on Tuesday. The Sarala Puraskar, instituted by eminent Odia industrialist Dr. Bansidhar Panda and Ila Panda in 1980, IMFA Charitable Foundation trustee Paramita Panda presented the prestigious award to Satpathy for her novel ‘Abhipreta Kaal’. The award carries a cash ...

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Levi Strauss & Co.’s appointed Sanjeev Mohanty to lead commercial operations for U.S. and Canada

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi:27/10/21: Odisha born Sanjeev Mohanty was appointed as Levi Strauss & Co.’s Senior Vice President and Managing Director for US and Canada operations. Mohanty, who hails from Odisha, is currently Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Levi Strauss & Co’s South Asia-Middle East and Africa operations. Levi Strauss & Co is well known for its denim brand Levi’s. Mohanty, ...

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Odisha Government has directed the OPSC to conduct the recruitment of ASO in different departments of the Secretariat

Bhubaneswar: 27/10/21:OdishaGovernment has directed the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) to conduct the recruitment to the post of assistant section officers (ASOs) in different departments of the Secretariat for the year 2021. In a letter to OPSC Secretary, Additional Secretary to Government, Dr N Prusty, has said a meeting was held on 21.10.2021 under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Odisha ...

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22 COVID-19 Positive Cases Detected in Cuttack

Cuttack:27/10/21: As many as 21 COVID-19 positive cases were reported today in the Millenium City, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) informed. As per the CMC, of the 21 COVID-19 positive cases detected in the city, 5 case is from Institutional Quarantine, 9 are from Home Quarantine and 7 are Local Contact Cases. “Another 18 recoveries have been reported recently,” the CMC ...

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National Sports Award Committee has recommended the name of Neeraj Chopra & Pramod Bhagat for Khel Ratna award

New Delhi: 27/10/21:The National Sports Award Committee has recommended the name of Tokyo Olympics Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra, Paralympics Gold medallist Pramod Bhagat and nine other athletes have been nominated to receive the Khel Ratna award for the year 2021. Wrestler Ravi Dahiya who won silver at the Tokyo Olympics has also been picked for Khel Ratna. Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan ...

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SBM-U 2.0 has been designed to realize the aspiration of making all our cities ‘Garbage Free’

Union Minister for Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) Shri Hardeep Singh Puri launched the operational guidelines of Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0, here today. This follows the ceremonial launch of SBM-Urban 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0 by Hon’ble Prime Minister on 1st October 2021, stakeholder consultations on 5th October 2021 at Lucknow (during the Azadi ka Amrit ...

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Raksha Rajya Mantri Ajay Bhatt flags off NIMAS multidimensional adventure sports expedition to Europe

Key Highlights ·        To climb Mt Blanc, the highest peak of Alps Mountains ·        Multiple paragliding launches at valley floor of the Alps ·        Terrain biking from Alps Mountains to English Channel covering around 1,000 kilometres ·        Para jumping from 10,000 to 15,000 feet at Normandy Landing Zones of the World War II fame ·        Scuba diving up to 40 metres in  ...

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BEL pays Rs 149.52 crore final dividend to the Government, totalling Rs 498.38 crore for FY 2020-21

Newdelhi:27/10/21:Defense Public Sector Undertaking (DPSU) Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has paid a total dividend of 400 percent on its paid-up capital to the Government for Financial Year 2020-21. Chairman and Managing Director (Additional Charge), BEL Smt Anandi Ramalingam presented the 120 percent final dividend cheque for Rs 149.52 crore, payable on the shares held by the President of India, to ...

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Bhubaneswar Development Authority has proposed to sell 20 developed residential plots in Sahid Nagar and Ghatikia

Bhubaneswar:26/10/21: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has proposed to sell 20 developed residential plots in Sahid Nagar and Ghatikia areas of the city through e-auction. The online auction is scheduled to be held on November 30 (11 am). The last date for submitting an online application is November 3 (11.59 pm). For queries related to the e-auction, applicants may contact ...

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Student Congress Activists scuffled with police while on the way to Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar:26/10/21: Seeking action against Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra over his alleged involvement in the teacher Mamita Meher murder case, Student Congress Activists scuffled with police while on the way to Naveen Niwas on Tuesday. According to reports, activists took out a rally from near Forest Park to Naveen Niwas this morning. However, they were stopped midway by the police. On the ...

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