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Vehicular traffic was paralyzed today for six hours National Highway no-20 near Banajodi

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Keonjhar:11/12/17; Vehicular traffic was paralyzed today for six hours as locals protesting against what they said ‘arbitrary toll collection’ blocked the National Highway no-20 near Banajodi, about 7 Km from the district headquarters township. Thousands of vehicles were left stranded on the busy highway as protesters blocked the highway. The NHAI guidelines specify that the distance between two cess collection plazas ...

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Police and excise department officials destroyed about 93,000 hemp plants

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Phulbani:11/12/17; Police and excise department officials today destroyed about 93,000 hemp plants during a raid at Tilakpadi village under Kelapada gram panchayat in Odisha’s Kandhamal district. The hemp cultivation worth Rs 10 crore in the open market has been wiped out, said Additional Tehsildar Phiringia Tehsil, Bijay Kumar Pradhan Nobody was arrested in this connection, police said, adding, a case has ...

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Integrated Test Range observed its 35th Lab Raising Day

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Balasore: 11/12/17;Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, the premiere defence R & D establishment engaged in Test and Evaluation of rockets and air borne systems, observed its 35th Lab Raising Day Former Director of the laboratory, S C Narag was present as the Chief Guest during the function along with Dr. B K Das, Director ITR. Dr Gitanjali Batmanabane, Director, AIIMS Bhubaneswar and ...

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Public hearing for environmental issues for construction of additional Spillway of Hirakud Dam

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  Bhubaneswar:8/12/17;Public hearing for environmental issues for construction of additional Spillway of Hirakud Dam by state pollution control Board Bhubaneswar:

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Odisha defeats Japanese Encephalitis

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Bhubaneswar:8/12/17;Odisha defeats Japanese Encephalitis. Not a single JE/AES case or death recorded in Malkangiri in 2017 against 103 deaths in 2016.There was intensified vaccination drive, awareness & preventive measures in Malkangiri. Ongoing mass vaccination in 17 dists will prevent JE in State

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Odisha government has begun the process of constructing a new airport on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar:8/12/17; Odisha government has begun the process of constructing a new airport on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. A meeting in this regard was held in the State Secretariat today. During discussions in presence of Ministry of Civil Aviation’s joint secretary Usha Padhi and Odisha Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi among others, the Khurda district administration informed that land at Malipada, ...

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Justice BP Das Commission of Inquiry for Reforms in Puri Srimandir submitted its second interim rReport

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Puri:7/12/17; Justice BP Das Commission of Inquiry for Reforms in Puri Srimandir submitted its second interim report to the Odisha government today suggesting several measures for widespread propagation of history and culture of Lord Jagannath. Secretary of the panel BP Parija submitted the 48-page report to the Law Minister. “In the extensive report, the panel has recommended various ways for ...

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Chrome Valley Club Lifted 11th Kate Purty Inter-Village Football Tournament 2017 Cup

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Sukinda, December 5, 2017: Chrome Valley Club lifted the 11th Kate Purty Inter-Village Football Tournament-2017 Cup today. The match was organised by Tata Steel’s Sukinda Chromite Mine where the winning team defeated Mahagiri and Mahagiri Club of Sukirungi village of Kaliapani Panchayat club by 1-0.Shri Priti Ranjan Gharai, Hon’ble MLA, Sukinda gave away trophies and cash awards to the winning ...

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Manjulata Panda first visually impaired woman earnedPhD

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Hirakud:4/12/17;Manjulata Panda, a visually impaired woman, is currently posted as a lecturer of Political Science in Hirakud College. She earned her PhD in her doctoral thesis, which was related to blind persons in government and private sectors, guided by Asha Hansa and Smita Nayak in 2016. With her achievement, it is now proved that no physical disabilities could pose as ...

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Conjoined twin of Nayagarh-Ganga and Jamuna are born with a single heart and liver

Cuttack:4/12/17; Monday evening brought a heart wrenching news for thousands of well-wishers of the conjoined twin of Nayagarh-Ganga and Jamuna. The twins, admitted to Sishu Bhavan here are born with a single heart and liver. Doctors at the SCB have confirmed this after conducting a series of tests. After preliminary diagnosis, the medical team had informed that if any of the ...

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