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Pipili Assembly by-election will be held on May 13

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Bhubaneswar:17/4/21: The fresh date for the by-election to Pipili Assembly seat was announced today. As per the Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) sources, the by-poll will be held on May 13. The counting of votes is likely to take place on May 16. An official notification in this regard will be issued by the CEO, Odisha on Monday. Following the death ...

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Weekend shutdown in the urban centers of 10 districts bordering Chhattisgarh from today

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Bhubaneswar:17/4/21: In view of the worsening Covid-19 situation in Odisha, the State government has decided to clamp the weekend shutdown in the urban centers of 10 districts bordering Chhattisgarh from today. The weekend shutdown has been imposed in urban areas of Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Bargarh, Bolangir, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Koraput, and Malkangiri districts in order to break the chain of ...

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Rs 110 crore ROPAX Jetty Project to come up on river Dhamra in Odisha

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New Delhi:16/4/21: Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (MoPSW) has accorded administrative approval for sanction of Rs 50.30 crore for developing all-weather ROPAX (Roll-on/Roll-off Passenger)Jetty and allied infrastructure connecting Kaninali in Bhadrak district &Talachua in Kendrapara district, Odisha under the Sagarmala initiative. The Government of Odisha will fund another 50% cost of the project. The total capital cost of the ...

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Jagannath Temple To Remain Out Of Bounds For Devotees!

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New Delhi:14/4/21: In the wake of the Covid upsurge, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) today announced to close all the centrally-protected monuments, sites, and museum under it for visitors with immediate effect. In order, the Archaeological Survey of India said due to the prevailing Covid situation, the centrally-protected monuments, sites, and museums will remain closed with immediate effect. The order ...

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Vice-Chancellor of Fakir Mohan University Prof. Dinabandhu Sahoo has resigned

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Balasore:14/4/21: Prof. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Director of the Cluster Innovation Centre and Professor of Botany, the University of Delhi who had assumed charge as the Vice-Chancellor of Fakir Mohan University in December 2020 for the period of four years has resigned after his four-month tenure as Vice-Chancellor of Fakir Mohan University and Chancellor  Odisha governorProfessor Ganeshi Lal has accepted his resignation and ordered till the ...

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Pipili by-election has been postponed Following the death of Congress candidate Ajit Mangaraj

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Bhubaneswar:14/4/21: The Pipili by-election, which was scheduled to be held on April 17, has been postponed, said official sources at the Chief Electoral Office, Odisha. Following the death of Ajit Mangaraj, the Congress candidate for the by-election at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar due to Covid-19 today afternoon, fresh dates for the by-poll to Pipili Assembly seat will be notified later. ...

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Odisha Chief Secretary visits Sambalpur to review to set up the second COVID hospital at Burla

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Sambalpur 14/4/21;  Odisha  Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra along with ACS Health and Family Welfare Pradeepta Kumar Mohapatra and other senior officers visited Sambalpur district today. Mahapatra reviewed the preparedness for containing the Covid-19 infection in the districts of Bargarh, Sambalpur, and Jharsuguda in the light of rising Covid spread in the neighboring states. Odisha government has decided to set ...

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Odisha Chief Minister announced a Rs 155 crore package for all-round development of Balasore municipality

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BHUBANESWAR:14/4/21: Odisha  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced a Rs 155 crore package for all-round development of Balasore municipality to fulfil the poll promise he made while campaigning for the by-poll to the Balasore seat in November last year. The announcement came hours after Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra along with 5T Secretary VK Pandian and Works Secretary Krishan ...

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BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik addressed the people of Pipili-Delanga to vote for BJD

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Bhubaneswar:12/4/21: Odisha Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik, today addressed the people of Pipili-Delanga to vote for BJD. In his address, Naveen credited women of the state for their contribution to the development of the state through the Mission Shakti program and appealed the women voters to bless him by voting for a BJD candidate. Naveen expressed his disappointment of ...

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45 silver ingots were recovered from Emar Mutt in Puri

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Puri: 10/4/21:As many as 45 silver ingots were recovered from Emar Mutt in Puri. The development came a day after a trust appointed by the Commissioner of Endowment took over possession of the mutt. Many valuable items including beautiful silver tree, flower, and bouquet were recovered from the ancient mutt on Friday. In 2011, as many as 522 pieces of ...

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