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Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra are adorned with Padma vesha

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Puri:13/2/21: Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra are going to be adorned with the rarest Padma vesha(Lotus attire) on Saturday. Padmavesha is held in the Shreemandir on the Pratipada( the day after the Newmoon)during the pious month of Magha(February)especially on Thursday or Saturday. According to the Madala almanac, divine Padmavesha is performed if it falls on ...

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BJD emerged winning streak in the Zila Parishad bypolls

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Bhubaneswar:12/2/21: The winning streak of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) continues in Odisha as the party emerged victorious in the Zila Parishad bypolls in Parjang in Dhenkanal district and Saraskana in Mayurbhanj district. The BJD won by 6308 votes in Parjang and 10423 votes in Saraskana. The party also secured victory in other bypolls for the election of sarpanches ...

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Tata Steel BSL observes month-long national road safety campaign

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Narendrapur, February 12, 2021: Tata Steel BSL has oragnised a series of awareness sessions among its employees, the community, and the commuters of NH 55 near its plant located at Narendapur, in Dhenkanal district of Odisha as part of the celebration of the National Road Safety Month 2021. Mr. Basant Kumar Majhi, Regional Transport Officer, Dhenkanal had joined one of ...

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60 meters long bow string girder launched at Sambalpur

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Sambalpur:11/2/21: A bowstring girder of 60 meters and weighing about 355 tonnes has been launched today at a Road Over Bridge (ROB) near Sambalpur by the construction wing of East Coast Railway (ECoR). Launching such a bowstring girder at ROB was a challenge. The team of Chief Project Manager (CPM) of the construction wing of ECoR at Sambalpur completed this ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated projects worth Rs 28 crore for Hinjilicut Municipality

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Bhubaneswar  11/2/21:  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated projects worth Rs 28 crore for Hinjilicut Municipality through video conferencing. Patnaik while inaugurating the projects said that he has always been there with the people of Hinjilicut. “I have always kept a watch on the development of Hinjilicut along with the development of Odisha. Development of the education system in ...

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Lingaraj Temple Trust Board has demanded the withdrawal of the draft notification on heritage by laws

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Bhubaneswar:  The Lingaraj Temple Trust Board has demanded the withdrawal of the draft notification on heritage bylaws for the Lingaraj Temple which has been prepared by the National Monument Authority (NMA) under the Ministry of Culture. The move comes three days after the NMA withdrew the bylaws draft for Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri. In a letter to the member ...

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Devotees from now onwards will be able to pay obeisance to the deities at Shree Jagannath Temple on all the days

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Puri:11/2/21: Devotees from now onwards will be able to pay obeisance to the deities at Shree Jagannath Temple on all the days of a week. The general public will be allowed to pay obeisance to the deities from 6 AM every day. The decision was taken in a meeting of the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) with all stakeholders under the ...

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Sightsavers India partner’s with JSPL to provide Primary Eye Health Services for Truck Drivers

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Angul: 9/2/21: Sightsavers India with Jindal steel has rolled out a program for providing primary eye health services for truck drivers across all JSPL plant locations. The program envisioned by Chairman Naveen Jindal was inaugurated by Chairperson of JSPL Foundation Shallu Jindal at the company’s Angul integrated steel plant. “Sightsavers is delighted to partner with JSPL at providing eye care services to truck drivers. ...

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Office for International Affairs Opened at Fakir Mohan University

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Balasore 9.02.2021: An office for International Affairs was opened by Prof. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Vice-Chancellor, Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, Odisha, in its campus at Balasore. While inaugurating the new office, he told the students, education is the key for the future and it is no more restricted to a local area. In today’s competitive world, education has become global. Students and, ...

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First time the CM of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik had visited Srimandir post the Covid pandemic

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Puri:8/2/21:This is the first time that the CM of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik had visited Srimandir post the Covid pandemic. “I prayed to the Lord for the peace and prosperity of people of Odisha,” said the CM as he interacted with media person post darshan of the Holy Trinity. The CM added, “I thank the people of Puri who have sacrificed ...

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