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Paradip Port Trusthas begun coastal trade operation with Bangladesh.

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Jagatsinghpur:3/4/17: Paradip Port Trust (PPT) has begun coastal trade operation with Bangladesh. The port linkage improved the bilateral sea-route trade and commerce activities adding to the annual revenue of the major port. Paradip port trust has gone ahead with coastal trade with Bangladesh. Shipments of three containerized cargoes have already taken place recently. In coming months, the coastal shipments with ...

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first coordination committee meeting for the upcoming Rath Yatra commenced

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Puri: 30/3/17:The first coordination committee meeting for the upcoming Rath Yatra was held at the Sadbhawana Hall of the district administration here today with Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) AB Ota chairing the meeting. Maintenance of discipline for smooth conduct of the annual festival was the main focus of the meeting. The RDC said ensuring coordination between all concerned departments is ...

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Naveen claimed for introduction of an express train from the state named after Buxi Jagabandhu

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Bhubaneswar:30/3/17: In a bid to recall the sacrifice of Buxi Jagabandhu, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik claimed for introduction of an express train from the state named after the legendary fighter while addressing on the occasion of 200 years completion of Paika Vidroha. Buxi Jagabandhu is one of the earliest freedom fighters of India and the chief architect of great Paika ...

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Digi Dhan Mela inagurated at PURI

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PURI:27/3/17:In a bid to promote cashless economy and online transactions, Union Petroleum & Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises Babul Supriyo inaugurated Digi Dhan Mela in Puri today. Speaking on the occasion at Saradha Bali in pilgrim city Puri, Pradhan urged people to make more digital payments to boost the cashless ...

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Swargadwara land row:land fraud has been identified

Puri:24/3/17: Swargadwara land row, Puri RDC (central) AB Ota today informed that a nine-member committee headed by Puri Collector has been constituted by the district administration to probe into the allegations made over land grabbing of the crematorium and would submit a investigation report within seven days. The decision has been taken in an emergency meeting held at the Circuit ...

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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurate the Diamond Jubilee celebration of Sambalpur University

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Sambalpur:20/3/17: In the inaugural ceremony of the Diamond Jubilee celebration of Sambalpur University (VSSUT) at Burla in Sambalpur, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today laid the foundations of Hostel, Academic block and Amphitheatre of the varsity. An E-learning centre has been also inaugurated by him and after the ceremony ended he attended the Golden Jubilee celebration of Veer Surendra Sai University ...

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Thakurani Jatra of Silk City Berhampur will begin

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Berhampur:20/3/17: Thakurani Jatra of Silk City Berhampur will begin with the ‘subha khunti’ or sacred pole installed by the chief or Desi Behera of the Dera or weaver community. The festival revolves around welcoming the deity Budhi Thakurani to her parental abode. As per legend the Dera community chief used to collect flowers and offer it to the Goddess everyday. Once ...

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Maoists continue their barbaric acts at Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna:19/3/17: Maoists continue their barbaric acts by killing one of the three abductees, whom they had kidnapped earlier on March 15 from Odisha’s Kalahandi district and two others were released, said SP Brijesh Kumar Ray today. The body of the deceased Banamali Naik was found in front of his residence while Sudarsan and Hari were left unhurt by the ultras, ...

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Balasore Girl Lina Tiwary has scored a victory in UP Election

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Balasore: (ONT Bureau)15/3/17; Lina Tiwary has scored a victory in winning on a ticket of Apna Dal (S), a regional party in UP which is in an alliance with the BJP. Lina, 45, born and brought up in Balasore, shifted to Uttar Pradesh after her marriage and has now become a lawmaker in India’s largest Vidhan Sabha by trouncing incumbent legislator ...

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Supreme Court sent a notice to the Odisha government Sarathi Baba Case

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Cuttack:15/3/17: Santosh Raul alias Sarathi Baba had approached the Supreme Court for bail after his plea was rejected multiple times at Orissa High Court. On Thursday, the Supreme Court conducted the hearing of the bail plea and sent a notice to the Odisha government. Earlier, Supreme Court had deferred the hearing the self styled Godman Sarathi Baba in January and he ...

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