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Bijupur by-poll: Rita, Sanat, Dillip cast votes

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Bijepur:21/10/19: Candidates of three major political parties, BJD, BJP and Congress, who are in the by-poll fray for the Bijupur Assembly seat, have exercised their franchise at different polling booths, according to information. While Rita Sahu of the BJD cast her vote at booth located in a high school in Barpali, BJP’s Sanat Gadtia exercised her vote at Booth No 105 ...

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Police personnel across Odisha paid rich tributes to the cops who laid their lives in the line of duty

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Bhubaneswar/Cuttack:21/10/19: Observing the 60th Police Martyr’s Day or Police Commemoration Day today, police personnel across Odisha paid rich tributes to the cops who laid their lives in the line of duty. At the Police headquarters in Cuttack, a two-minute prayer was held as a mark of respect to the departed souls. Following this, the police band paid special tributes to ...

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BDA issued notices to 13 establishments for illegally charging parking fees from visitors

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Bhubaneswar:21/10/19 The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) today issued notices to as many as 13 establishments including three hospitals in the city for illegally charging parking fees from visitors. As per reports, the establishments are Symphony Mall, The World, Forum Mart, Maruti Mall, Pal Mantra, Pantaloons Saheed Nagar, Bhawani Commercial Enclave, Esplanade One, DN Regalia, Central, Apollo Hospital, Kalinga Hospital and Care ...

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Union government will set up one lakh digital villages in the country in the next few years

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Newdelhi:21/10/19:Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad today said that the government will set up one lakh digital villages in the country in the next few years. Speaking at the MeitY Start-Up Summit 2019 in New Delhi, Mr Prasad appealed to the concerned stakeholders to patronize and mentor these digital villages in their own way. He said ...

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Polling is in progress for assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana

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Newdelhi:21/10/19:Polling is in progress for assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. Voting, which began at 7 AM, will end at 6 in the evening. In Haryana, 37.12 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 2 PM whereas in Maharashtra, 30.67 per cent voting was reported. In Maharashtra, the ‘Mahayuti’ alliance of BJP, Shiv Sena and smaller parties is pitted against the ...

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Polling held in the by-election to 51 Assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies

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Newdelhi:21/10/19:Polling is also being held in the by-election to 51 Assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 17 States. The two Lok Sabha seats where the by-polls are being held are Samastipur in Bihar and Satara constituency in Maharashtra.  The voting commenced at 7 am and will end at 6 pm. The Assembly constituencies for which the bypolls ...

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Winter Session of Parliament to commence from Nov 18

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Newdelhi:21/10/19:The Winter Session of Parliament will commence from 18th of next month. It will conclude on 13th of December. Official sources said the Parliamentary Affairs Ministry has communicated to the secretariats of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha  in this regard. Last week, the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs  had met under the chairmanship of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh ...

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Odisha’s sprint queen Dutee Chand on the cover of Vogue India’s November 2019 edition.

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New Delhi:20/10/19: For the second edition of the Vogue Women Of The Year Awards, raised the bar up another notch for 2019 and awarded personalities from different walks of life. Odisha’s sprint queen Dutee Chand was also among several A-listed celebrities who were acknowledged for their work in various fields. She bagged the Sportsperson Of The Year award. Besides this, she ...

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Indian Army has hit many terror launchpads in Pakistan occupied Kashmir

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Newdelhi:20/10/19:Indian Army has hit many terror launchpads in Pakistan occupied Kashmir killing around 10 terrorists and 10 soldiers. The retaliation came following the calibrated escalation and unprovoked firing on civilians by Pakistan in Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir last night. Indian troops also targetted Pakistani Army posts which have been actively trying to push terrorists into Indian territory. Indian ...

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India, US trade negotiations going in full speed:Nirmala Sitharaman

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Munchin:20/10/19:Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that negotiations between India and the US on a trade deal are going in full speed. She also expressed hope that an agreement will be structured soon. The ongoing trade deal negotiations briefly came up for discussion during a pull-aside between Mrs Sitharaman and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at the IMF headquarters. Mnuchin ...

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