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AAn 11-member Inter-Ministerial Team left for the cyclone-hit coastal districts of Puri and Khurda

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Bhubaneswar:13/5/19: An 11-member Inter-Ministerial Team left for the cyclone-hit coastal districts of Puri and Khurda on Monday to assess the extent of damage rendered by the devastating cyclonic storm, Fani, on May 3. Earlier in the day, the team led by additional secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Vivek Bharadwaj, held a meeting with Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada ...

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Tata Steel BSL organises entrepreneurship development session to empower rural youth

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Narendrapur, May1 2,  2019 : As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Tata Steel BSL in partnership with Ministry of Labour, Government of India organised a session on entrepreneurship development for the youth of Kuchilamada village of Dhenkanal district. The objective of the programme was to engage the youth in such a manner so that they can pursue alternative livelihood options. ...

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NALCO CMD at 125th Year Celebration of YMCA, Cuttack & Birth Anniversary of Utkal Gourav Madhusudan Das

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Cuttack 30.04.2019 : Paying rich tributes to Utkal Gourav Madhusudan Das on the occasion of his birth anniversary and 125th year celebration of YMCA, Cuttack, Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, NALCO said that “Madhu Babu was not only a great patriot and a founder of modern Odisha, but was also a great visionary who in the beginning of 20thcentury, when industrialization in Odisha ...

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Alleging delay in construction of bridge :Hundreds Boycott Polls In Mayurbhanj

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Mayurbhanj:30/4/19: Despite widespread awareness to cast vote, as many as 450 voters of three villages in Mayurbhanj district refrained from exercising their adult franchise during the fourth phase of general elections in Odisha on Monday alleging delay in construction of bridge in their area. Hundreds of residents of Balama, Talabalama and Madakami villages in Kundabai panchayat under Udala Assembly constituency ...

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Western Odisha towns as it has turned into a cauldron due to rising mercury

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Titalagarh:27/4/19: No respite in sight for western Odisha towns as it has turned into a cauldron due to rising mercury. The Titlagarh town today recorded the highest temperature in the state with 45 degree Celsius. The heat wave conditions took few more towns into its grip with 14 places breaching the 40 degree mark today. The other western Odisha towns which ...

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BJD President embarked on a marathon roadshow at Kendrapara

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Kendrapara:27/4/19: BJD Supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today resumed his election campaigning in the Kendrapara Lok Sabha constituency and promised to look after Kendrapara’s development. The Biju Janata Dal President embarked on a marathon roadshow on the hi-tech bus and covered Gulnagar, Indupur, Gogua, Pattamundei, Patrapur and Aul this morning. Later, in the afternoon, the roadshow was also held ...

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Polls for Patkura assembly constituency will be held on May 19

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Bhubaneswar:24/4/19: The polls for Patkura assembly constituency, that had been adjourned following the death of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) nominee from Bed Prakash Agarwalla on April 20, will be held on May 19. The Election Commission of India today issued notification in this regard under Section-15, Representation of People Act, 1951. In the wake of Agarwalla’s death, the poll had been ...

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Naveen Patnaik’s exit is certain in Odisha and a handful of officers cannot save him.

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Balasore:23/4/19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Naveen Patnaik’s exit is certain in Odisha and a handful of officers cannot save him. “I want to tell Naveen Babu that you are going and it is certain. A handful of officials cannot save you,” said Modi while addressing an election rally here. He also said that the Congress and opposition parties ...

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Patkura Polls Adjourned : fresh date for polling will be announced

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Bhubaneswar: 22/4/19:Clearing the air on election for Patkura Assembly seat which has been adjourned following the death of sitting MLA Bed Prakash Agarwalla, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar today informed that only the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) can field a new candidate as per norms. However, fresh date for polling will be announced by Election Commission, added Kumar. ...

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Pipli police arrested Pradip Maharathy in connection with the attack on Magistrate of Poll Flying Squad

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Puri: 22/4/19:Pipli police on Monday arrested BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy in connection with the attack on Magistrate of Poll Flying Squad and the members of Static Surveillance team. The 15-member Poll Flying Squad,  following a tip-off about the distribution of money and liquor in Maharathy’s farmhouse at Hunkeipur last night, rushed to the spot. However, upon reaching the farmhouse they ...

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