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Dhenkanal district bidding tearful farewell to the ‘son of the soil’

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Dhenkanal :210/6/19: There is outpouring of grief in far-flung Badasuanla village under Kamakshya Nagar block of Dhenkanal district as residents rose to the occasion in bidding tearful farewell to the ‘son of the soil’, who laid down his life for the country. Odia Army jawan Naik Ajit Kumar Sahoo was martyred in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir following IED blast ...

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Odisha Chief Minister announced Rs two crore package for renovation of the shrine and tourism infrastructure projects of Kendrapada

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Kendrapara :18/6/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaiik on Monday made a trip to 300-year-old Lord Baldevjew temple, the medieval Hindu shrine in Odisha’s Kenrapara district and announced Rs two crore package for renovation of the shrine and tourism infrastructure projects. However Patnaik’s visit to Kendrapara is being viewed by many as a move consolidate BJD’s vote base and ensure the regional party’s ...

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263 units of blood collected in Tata Steel BSL Plant on World Blood Donor Day

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Narendrapur, June 18, 2019:On the occasion of World Blood Donor Day on 14 th of June, Tata Steel BSL organised a special Blood Donation Camp in association with Blood Bank, Dhenkanal district and SambadAma Odisha at its plant at Narendrapur in Dhenkanal. Despite the scorching heat of summer, employees and their family members voluntarily lined up to donate blood during ...

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Rainfall and moderate thunderstorm are likely to lash as many as 13 districts of Odisha

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Bhubaneswar16/6/19:: Rainfall and moderate thunderstorm are likely to lash as many as 13 districts of Odisha today, the Regional Meteorological Centre forcated. The districts likely to be affected are Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Cuttack, Khordha including Bhubaneswar, Puri, Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Koraput and Malkangiri.Moderate thunderstorm with gusty surface wind speed reaching 30-40 KMPH and lightning & light to moderate ...

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Ahead of the Snana Purnima security arrangements in the pilgrim city have been beefed up to avoid any untoward situation

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Puri:16/6/19: Ahead of the Snana Purnima rituals of the presiding deities of Sri Jagannath temple in Puri, security arrangements in the pilgrim city have been beefed up to avoid any untoward situation. According to sources, 124 Sections of the police force and a special tactical unit (STU) will be deployed for the Snana Purnima rituals. Besides, parking arrangements of vehicles ...

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Three labourers engaged in mining in a gravel pit died

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Keonjhar: 8/6/19;At least three labourers engaged in mining in a gravel pit died after being trapped in the quarry following a landslide in Keonjhar district today. The tragic incident took place at Tulasichaura village in Keonjhar district. The deceased were identified as Rekha Deury, Nir Juang and Keshab Juang. Another woman labourer, Pata Mantri (35), was critically injured in the mishap. ...

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JSPL organised a mini-marathon and plantation programme Commemorating World Environment Day

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Barbil:6/6/19: Commemorating World Environment Day 2019 with the theme ‘Beat Air Pollution’, Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) organised a mini-marathon and plantation programme at the pellet plant premises at Barbil on Wednesday. More than 200 participants from various age groups took part in the ‘Run for clean air’ event. Holding placards bearing slogans like “Be fair, don’t pollute air”, ...

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Retired employee of the Veterinary Department has invested all his savings in completing a half-finished bridge

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Keonjhar: 6/6/19: Frustrated with years of government apathy, a retired employee of the Veterinary Department has invested all his savings in completing a half-finished bridge over Salandi river in Odisha’s Keonjhar district. Gangadhar Rout of Kanpur village in Hatadihi block has already spent around Rs 10 lakh on the bridge, which once ready would connect more than two panchayats. He plans ...

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Bijepur Faces Yet Another By-Election voters are thoroughly confused and disillusioned

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Bhubaneswar:4/6/19 With yet another by election staring at them in less than a year-and-a-half span, voters in Bijepur , a predominantly rural agrarian belt in Odisha’s Bargarh, are thoroughly confused and disillusioned. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had earlier on Sunday vacated the Bijepur Assembly seat and had retained Hinjili, thus paving the way for by poll in Bijepur. The BJD ...

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Intense heat wave conditions continued to hit the normal life in the State

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Bhubaneswar:25/5/19: Intense heat wave conditions continued to hit the normal life in the State as the mercury soared above 40 degrees Celsius in 13 places with Bolangir recording the hottest place at 46.3 degree Celsius. Mercury crossed 46 degree Celsius mark in Bolangir (46.3) and Titlagarh(46.5) today. In 13 places, temperature crossed 40 degree Celsius mark while more than 45 degree ...

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