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Veteran Odia film actor Shanti Swarup Mishra passed away

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Sambalpur:24/1/21: Veteran Odia film actor Shanti Swarup Mishra passed away at a private nursing home here on Sunday. Mishra had sustained critical injuries on head after falling down in his bathroom a couple of days back. He was admitted to a private nursing home in the city. However, he succumbed to the injuries while undergoing treatment. Following his untimely demise, ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has laid the foundation stone of the Cuttack Netaji Bus Terminal

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Cuttack:23/1/21:Odisha Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik has laid the foundation stone of the Cuttack Netaji Bus Terminal on the occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The state of art terminal will help decongest the heritage city & will emerge as a model for others. Built on 11,000 square meter area, the bus terminal will have 180 ...

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Tata Steel BSL has dedicated a mobile primary health care unit in Kalmanga village

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Kalmanga:22/1/21:Tata Steel BSL has dedicated a mobile primary health care unit in Kalmanga village in Sundargarh district which will give service to 3 adjoining villages. Smt Reena Rani Kumudei, Chairperson, Koida Panchayat Samiti, joined as the Chief Guest and flagged off the mobile unit in presence of Shri Dibyahas Ray, Head, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Tata Steel BSL. Commending Tata ...

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Devotees visiting Puri Srimandir will no more have to produce their COVID-19 test report

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Puri:20/1/21:From tomorrow, devotees visiting Puri Srimandir will no more have to produce their COVID-19 test report to have darshan of the deities. A review meeting of Collector Samarth Verma, DIG Ashish Singh, and SP Kanwar Vishal Singh was held earlier today to ensure smooth darshan of the deities by devotees.  Arrangements have been made to allow 30,000 devotees inside the centuries-old ...

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Forests and Environment Department began counting dolphins in Bhitarkanika

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Kendrapara:17/1/21; The Forests and Environment Department today began counting dolphins in Bhitarkanika under Rajnagar block in Kendrapara district. The annual dolphin census will be conducted in the sea between Dhamara and Devi River mouth as well as in the rivers and creeks within Bhitarkanika mangrove wetland, informed the forest department. As many as nine teams have been constituted for the headcount ...

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Bioresources Management and Energy Conservation can generate Billions of Dollars and create Millions of jobs

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Balasore::14/1/21:In in spite of the rapid pace of developments and technological advancements the mankind is facing a different kind of challenges today. Climate Change or Global Warming, increasing population pressure, Food and nutrition deficiency, Freshwater deficit, Energy crisis, and many other problems are debated around the world. Now COVID 19 pandemic is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st ...

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Odisha Chief Minister dedicated 54 projects worth Rs 1064 crore in Kalahandi

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Bhawanipatna:14/1/21: Kalahandi district is no longer the “land of hunger” and has been transformed into the Odisha”s rice bowl, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday while launching projects worth over Rs 2,000 crore in the district. In his maiden visit to the district since the COVID-19 outbreak, Patnaik inaugurated 54 projects worth Rs 1,064 crore and laid the foundation ...

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Mortal remains of noted social activist Padma D Prakash Rao was cremated at Kaliaboda crematorium

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Cuttack:14/1/21: Mortal remains of noted social activist Padma Shri D Prakash Rao, who passed away yesterday, were consigned to flames as the body was cremated at Kaliaboda crematorium in Odisha’s Cuttack city, today. The last rites were performed with full state honours as directed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Political leaders cutting across party lines and well-wishers gathered at the ...

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A State of the Art Fakir Mohan Senapati Museum will be set up at F.M University

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Balasore:14/1/21; On the occasion of the 179th Birth Anniversary of Odisha’s legendary figure Vyasa Kabi Fakir Mohan Senapati it was decided to set up a museum. While addressing a large gathering of students, teachers, and staffs at F.M University campus, Prof. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Vice-Chancellor F.M University announced that a state of the art Fakir Mohan Senapati museum will be set ...

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Proposed interstate bus terminal in Cuttack to be named after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

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Cuttack:13/1/21; Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced the proposed interstate bus terminal at Khan Nagar in Cuttack to be named after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. During a review meeting through video conference, Patnaik stated the inter-state bus terminal will be set up at Khan Nagar under the 5-T initiative of the Odisha government. Around Rs, 65 crore will be spent ...

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