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BJD candidate Rita Sahu swept the by-poll in Bijepur Assembly Constituency

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Bargarh:24/10/19: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) swept the by-poll in Bijepur Assembly Constituency in Bargarh district as its candidate Rita Sahu won with a whopping margin of 97,994 at the end of 21 rounds. Sahu has broken the record of Soumya Ranjan Patnaik who had won by a margin of 81,430 from Khandapada Assembly constituency. While BJP candidate Sanat Gadtia got ...

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Tata Steel BSL launches ‘The Green School Project’ near its plant in Dhenkanal

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Narendrapur, October 24, 2019:(ONT Bureau ) Aimed at creating awareness and understanding about environmental issues among school students, Tata Steel BSL  launched ‘The Green School Project’ of Tata Steel in association with New Delhi based ‘The Energy and Resources Institute’ (TERI) at Nuahata Upgraded High School, under Banarpal block. Mr Abhimanyu Sethi, Block Education Officer (BEO), Odapada, Mr Lalit Mohan ...

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Ganjam Collector announced cash reward of Rs 50,000 for someone who proves existence of black magic

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Berhampur23/10/19:: In a novel way to create awareness among people on evil practices in the society, Ganjam Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange today announced cash reward of Rs 50,000 for someone who proves existence of black magic and witchcraft. There has been a rise in instances of crime being committed in the name of black magic or superstitious practices in Ganjam ...

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Bijupur by-poll: Rita, Sanat, Dillip cast votes

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Bijepur:21/10/19: Candidates of three major political parties, BJD, BJP and Congress, who are in the by-poll fray for the Bijupur Assembly seat, have exercised their franchise at different polling booths, according to information. While Rita Sahu of the BJD cast her vote at booth located in a high school in Barpali, BJP’s Sanat Gadtia exercised her vote at Booth No 105 ...

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Bijepur assembly constituency reached feverish pitch with party campaign

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Bhubaneswar, Oct 18/10: The campaigning for the by election to the Bijepur assembly constituency reached feverish pitch with only two days left for the campaign to end. The voting will be held on October 21.Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today started his two-day campaign for his party nominee Rita Sahu. Union petroleum and steel minister Dharmendra Pradhan will conduct his last ...

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Private Sector Multi-speciality Hospital to come up soon in Rourkela

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Bhubaneswar:14/10/19: In another step towards “Mo Sarkar” initiative, Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy held a discussion with the members of Rourkela Chamber of Commerce & Industry (RCCI) today in Lok Seva Bhawan conference hall. The matters relating to the development of trade, commerce and industry were discussed in the meeting. The Chief Secretary collected the feedback and input from the RCCI members ...

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Seva Express will start running between Bhubaneswar and Nayagarh Town on a daily basis from October 15

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Bhubaneswar: 11/10/19:The Ministry of Railways on Friday announced that a train named Seva Express will start running between Bhubaneswar and Nayagarh Town on a daily basis from October 15. According to the East Coast Railway, the 18423 Bhubaneswar-Nayagarh Town Express will depart from Bhubaneswar at 6.40 pm and reach Nayagarh Town at 8.45 pm. Similarly, 18424 Nayagarh Town-Bhubaneswar Express will leave ...

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All the three candidates in fray for the by-poll of the Bijepur Assembly seat filed their nomination papers

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Bargarh:30/98/19; All the three candidates in fray for the by-poll of the Bijepur Assembly seat in Bargarh district of western Odisha filed their nomination papers on Monday. Biju Janata Dal’s Rita Sahu, Congress’s Dillip Kumar Panda, and Bharatiya Janata Party’s Sanat Gadtia filed their nominations for Bijepur Assembly seat before the Padampur Sub-Collector. The Bijepur Assembly Constituency in Bargarh district of ...

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Chandrasekhar Sahu, Member of Parliament slaps party worker on stage, video goes viral

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Berhampur: 25/9/19:Chandrasekhar Sahu, Member of Parliament of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) from Berhampur, has landed in a controversy after a video, in which he was seen slapping a party worker, has gone viral on social media. The former Union Minister slapped a young party activist on stage in full public view during a party meeting held in Paralakhemundi of Gajapati ...

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A group of fishermen in Chandbali area sold a Whale Shark for a whopping Rs 7.49 lakh

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Bhadrak:25/9/19: A group of fishermen in Chandbali area of Bhadrak district sold a Whale Shark for a whopping Rs 7.49 lakh. The fisherman and his associates ventured into deep sea and returned with the aquatic animal weighing over a quintal. Sources said the fish was sold to a Chennai-based businessman for Rs 7.49 lakh. The whale shark is a slow-moving, ...

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