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Major bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Odisha government


Bhubaneswar:17/8/19: Senior IAS officer Gagan Kumar Dhal has been appointed as the chairman of Odisha Forest Development Corporation (OFDC) in a major bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Odisha government on Saturday. According to a notification issued by the general administration and public grievance department, the post of Chairman, Odisha Forest Development Corporation, is declared equivalent in status and responsibility to ...

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Odisha’s Pramod Bhagat has been nominated for the Arjuna Award this year.


Bhubaneswar: 17/8/19:Ace para-badminton player from Odisha, Pramod Bhagat has been nominated for the Arjuna Award this year. Bhagat has had a dream year so far, winning five gold medals. Bhagat clinched the gold medal at the FZ Forza Ireland Para-Badminton International 2019. He has also secured bronze medals in singles and doubles event of the 4th Turkish Para-Badminton Championship that was ...

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We do not need to be vulgar to make a film succeed

Mr. Kanheiya-

Bhubaneswar:17/8/19: Popular comedian Papu Pom Pom aka Tatwa Prakash Satpathy, who is making a comeback in Odia films, is again surrounded with controversies following a new poster release of his upcoming movie ‘Mr Kanheya’. Sparking resentment among netizens, the poster faced strong criticism from all specters of the society. According to sources, the film’s poster is said to have unwittingly ...

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Adopting zero-tolerance towards corruption Odisha government has dismissed 15 officials


Bhubaneswar:17/8/19: Adopting zero-tolerance towards corruption, the Odisha government has dismissed 15 officials from their services and stopped pensions of two others. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has asked all department to adopt zero-tolerance policy towards corruption. The dismissed officials were convicted by the anti-corruption department of the government. The dismissed officials are former IMV of Boudh district, Debi Prasad Padhi, former ...

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Deepa Malik, Bajrang Punia nominated for Khel Ratna


New Delhi:17/8/19: Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik was on Saturday nominated for the country’s highest sporting honour — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — along with Asian and Commonwealth Games champion wrestler Bajrang Punia. The name of 48-year-old Deepa, who won a silver in the shot put F53 category in the 2016 Rio Paralympics, was added for the Khel Ratna ...

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Centre committed to tackle health problems through Ayushman Bharat:Ram Nath Kovind


Wardha:17/8/19:President Ram Nath Kovind has said that the government remains committed to tackle health problems of the people through the flagship Ayushmaan Bharat programme and other health missions. He was addressing the students at the Golden Jubilee program of Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Science at Sewagram, Wardha.  He called upon students to learn the life of Mahatma Gandhi that ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds talks with Bhutanese counterpart Dr. Lotay Tshering


Thimpu:17/8/19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held talks with his Bhutanese counterpart Dr. Lotay Tshering in Thimpu today. They reviewed the entire gamut of the bilateral relations and ways and means to further enhance it. The two leaders had one to one as well as delegation-level exchanges. Later both the leaders launched various projects. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese ...

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Kosli poet Haldhar Nag decries FB post on ‘Barnabodha’ torching


Bhubaneswar:17/8/19:A day after a video showing burning of a copy of the book ‘Chhabila Madhu Barnabodha’ went viral on social media linking Kosli poet Haldhar Nag with it, the Padma Shri awardee condemned the act on Friday. The video, which had been posted on a YouTube channel in 2018, was shared on a Facebook page ‘Koshali Sahitya.In’ on Thursday. The ...

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Emami 7 Oils has roped in Katrina Kaif as its new brand ambassador


Kolkota:17/8/19:Emami 7 Oils has roped in Katrina Kaif as its new brand ambassador. According to the company, with her wide appeal across demographics and ages, Katrina inclusion as an endorser is set to blend perfectly with the ethos of the brand. “As per industry estimates, light hair oil is the fastest growing segment with a CAGR of 25 per cent in the last 5 ...

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Naveen Patnaik dedicated Kharabela Bhavan to people of the Odisha


Bhubaneswar:17/8/19:Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik dedicated Kharabela Bhavan to people of the state. This bhawan will house thematically coordinated ten departments important for growth and environment.

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