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Forests and Environment Department began counting dolphins in Bhitarkanika

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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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Bioresources Management and Energy Conservation can generate Billions of Dollars and create Millions of jobs

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Balasore::14/1/21:In in spite of the rapid pace of developments and technological advancements the mankind is facing a different kind of challenges today. Climate Change or Global Warming, increasing population pressure, Food and nutrition deficiency, Freshwater deficit, Energy crisis, and many other problems are debated around the world. Now COVID 19 pandemic is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st ...

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Odisha Chief Minister dedicated 54 projects worth Rs 1064 crore in Kalahandi

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Bhawanipatna:14/1/21: Kalahandi district is no longer the “land of hunger” and has been transformed into the Odisha”s rice bowl, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday while launching projects worth over Rs 2,000 crore in the district. In his maiden visit to the district since the COVID-19 outbreak, Patnaik inaugurated 54 projects worth Rs 1,064 crore and laid the foundation ...

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Mortal remains of noted social activist Padma D Prakash Rao was cremated at Kaliaboda crematorium

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Cuttack:14/1/21: Mortal remains of noted social activist Padma Shri D Prakash Rao, who passed away yesterday, were consigned to flames as the body was cremated at Kaliaboda crematorium in Odisha’s Cuttack city, today. The last rites were performed with full state honours as directed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Political leaders cutting across party lines and well-wishers gathered at the ...

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A State of the Art Fakir Mohan Senapati Museum will be set up at F.M University

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Balasore:14/1/21; On the occasion of the 179th Birth Anniversary of Odisha’s legendary figure Vyasa Kabi Fakir Mohan Senapati it was decided to set up a museum. While addressing a large gathering of students, teachers, and staffs at F.M University campus, Prof. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Vice-Chancellor F.M University announced that a state of the art Fakir Mohan Senapati museum will be set ...

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Proposed interstate bus terminal in Cuttack to be named after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

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Cuttack:13/1/21; Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced the proposed interstate bus terminal at Khan Nagar in Cuttack to be named after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. During a review meeting through video conference, Patnaik stated the inter-state bus terminal will be set up at Khan Nagar under the 5-T initiative of the Odisha government. Around Rs, 65 crore will be spent ...

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Much-awaited flight services connecting Jharsuguda to Mumbai-Bengaluru have commenced

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Jharsuguda:12/1/21: The much-awaited flight services connecting Jharsuguda to Mumbai-Bengaluru have commenced today with the landing of the first Spice Jet’s Boeing 737 at the Veer Surendra Sai airport here. The flight which landed at 12.30 pm was given a traditional water salute on its arrival. Odisha Health Minister and Local MLA Naba Das, MPs like Nitesh Gangdev, Suresh Pujari, Jual ...

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Flight services from Jharsuguda district to Mumbai and Bengaluru will commence from tomorrow

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Jharauguda:11/1/21: Flight services from the Veer Surendra Sai Airport in Jharsuguda district to Mumbai and Bengaluru will commence from tomorrow. According to reports, the inaugural flight from Mumbai will reach the Jharsuguda airport at 12.30 pm while the second flights from Bangalore to Jharsuguda will arrive at 5. 40 pm and proceed to Mumbai.

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Fakir Mohan University started a ‘voluntary cleaning drive under the leadership of Vice-chancellor

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Balasore, 07.01.2021: The new year resolution was started by Vice-chancellor Prof. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Fakir Mohan University in a very innovative manner. His vision and mission of bringing a new face to the University started from a ‘voluntary cleaning drive’. Ever since Prof. Sahoo joined as the VC exactly a month back, campus ambience, clean environment, and hygiene have been his ...

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Odisha’s Bajasal Dance To Add Beauty To Upcoming RePublic day at Delhi

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Bhubaneswar: A group of 80 artistes from Odisha will perform Bajasal, a popular tribal folk dance of Kalahandi district, at this year’s Republic Day parade in New Delhi.The Bajasal dancers from Pratibha Anusthan of Kalahandi, led by the chief of the institution, Guru Dhyanananda Panda, will leave for the national capital tomorrow (Sunday) and start rehearsal for the big event.Expressing ...

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