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Film Makers of IFFI-51 Indian Panorama meet the Media


Goa:18/1/21:A mother accidentally finds a nude video of her daughter in her laptop – Oru Paathira Swapnam Pole (Indian Panorama Non-feature film) by Sharan Venugopal A person who lost his memory in an accident and gets trapped in a house with a psychopath – Gatham (Indian Panorama Feature Film) by Kiran Kondamadugula Debutant Filmmaker Sharan Venugopal and Actor/Producer Bhargava Poludasu, addressed a press conference at ...

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Bhubaneswar:17/1/21: Adya  Prakashani & Pratibha Ray Foundation Trust have the proud privilege of announcing the launch of the  AKSHAYA CHANDRA RAY MEMORIAL AWARD FOR NOVEL WRITING IN ODIA commencing from 2021 in memory of its Founder, eminent engineer, and patron of literature and culture,  Late Akshaya Chandra Ray. With a view to encourage novel writing in Odia, entries are invited from ...

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Odisha approved around Rs 903.39 crore for Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management


Bhubaneswar: 17/1/21:The state-level Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) in Odisha on Sunday has approved the annual action plan of 2021-22 with a total outlay of around Rs 903.39 crore. The major activities include block plantation, assisted natural regeneration, bald hill plantation, regeneration of the bamboo forest, maintenance of previous year plantation, fodder and fruit-bearing plantation, bamboo culture, ...

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Forests and Environment Department began counting dolphins in Bhitarkanika


Kendrapara:17/1/21; The Forests and Environment Department today began counting dolphins in Bhitarkanika under Rajnagar block in Kendrapara district. The annual dolphin census will be conducted in the sea between Dhamara and Devi River mouth as well as in the rivers and creeks within Bhitarkanika mangrove wetland, informed the forest department. As many as nine teams have been constituted for the headcount ...

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Subhra Kundu, wife of Rose Valley Group chairman brought to Bhubaneswar


Bhubaneswar: 17/1/21:Subhra Kundu, wife of Rose Valley Group chairman Gautam Kundu, was today brought to Odisha capital by the CBI after being arrested on January 15. The central agency has brought Subhra to Bhubaneswar on transit remand and will produce her before the Special CBI Court here. She was arrested from Kolkata in connection with the multi-crore chit fund scam. ...

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Sports Ministry decides to name all new, upgraded sporting facilities after sportspersons


Newdelhi:17/1/21In an effort to honour sporting heroes of the country, the Sports Ministry has taken a decision to name all upcoming and upgraded sporting facilities of the Sports Authority of India, after renowned athletes, who have contributed to sports in India.   In the first leg, the newly built air-conditioned wrestling hall and the learners swimming pool in the National ...

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PM flags off eight trains facilitating seamless rail connectivity to Statue of Unity


Newdelhi:17/1/21; The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi flagged off eight trains connecting different regions of the country to Kevadiya in Gujarat today, via video conferencing. These trains will facilitate seamless connectivity to the Statue of Unity. The Prime Minister also inaugurated the Dabhoi – Chandod Gauge converted Broad Gauge railway line, Chandod – Kevadiya new Broad Gauge railway line, newly ...

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Opening Film Saand Ki Aankh is an excellent piece on women empowerment: Jury, Indian Panorama


Goa:17/1/21; At the ongoing 51st edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa, the Chairperson of the Feature Films, Jury of Indian Panorama Shri John Mathew Matthan, Chairperson of Indian Panorama, Non-Feature Films Haobam Paban Kumar, and Jury Member Feature Films, Jadumoni Dutta along with other jury members participated in a press conference today in Goa. “I thank ...

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The Flagship Indian Panorama Section inaugurated at 51st IFFI


Goa:17/1/21: The flagship Indian Panorama section of the 51st International film festival of India was inaugurated in the presence of the Jury members and directors of both the non-feature and feature films, today in Goa. The Jury, along with the cast and crew of both the feature and non-feature films were felicitated for their participation in the Festival. The Director ...

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All India Football Federation Cat 5 Referee Development Program commenced


Bhubaneswar:16/1/21: The Department of Sports and Youth Services has taken up several initiatives for the overall development of Football in the state, one being its collaboration with All India Football Federation (AIFF) and Football Association of Odisha (FAO) to promote footballers, coaches and referees. The AIFF Cat 5 Referee Development Program that commenced today at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar and continue till ...

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