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Satyajit Mohanty took charge as in-charge Director General of Police

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Bhubaneswar: 21/11/19:Satyajit Mohanty, a 1988-batch IPS officer, took charge as in-charge Director General of Police ( I/C DGP) of the State. Mohanty, who was Special DG (Prisons), has also been transferred as Special DG (Intelligence). Mohanty would continue in the highest police post till newly-appointed DGP Abhay takes charge. Abhay, a 1986-batch IPS officer, is now on Central deputation. Abhay is ...

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Legendary Filmmaker, actor visited the iconic Kalinga Stadium

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Bhubaneswar: 198/11/19:Legendary Filmmaker, actor & a Padma Awardee Mr. Kamal Hassan visited the iconic Kalinga Stadium and appreciated the world class infrastructure and state-of-art facilities there. He was accompanied by Secretary Sports, Mr. Vishal Dev, Director Sports, Mr Vineel Krishna and other officials. There he was presented a team jersey of Team Hockey India and Odisha FC. He interacted with the ...

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MNM founder-president Kamal Haasan paid a courtesy visit to Odisha Chief Minister

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Bhubaneswar:18/11/19 Actor-Politician & Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder-president Kamal Haasan paid a courtesy visit to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the latter’s residence Naveen Niwas here on Monday.Haasan is on a visit to Bhubaneswar to attend a programme at Centurion University of Technology and Management (CUTM), where he will unveil the Butterfly Park on Tuesday. Soon after the brief meeting, the ...

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Sanjay Sahoo conferred with Best Public Relations Officer Award

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Bhubaneswar:17/11/19:Accomplished Communication and Public Relations professional of Odisha Sanjay Kumar Sahoo has been honoured with Best Public Relations Officer Award 2019 by National Journalist Welfare Board for his contribution in the field of Corporate Communication and Media Relations. He received this prestigious award from Union Minster for Steel and Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan in the National Press ...

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Mo bus service of CRUT was highly lauded at Urban Mobility India Conference

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Lucknow :16/11/19: Technology-driven, citizen friendly Mo bus service of The Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT), an Odisha government initiative was highly lauded at the second day of Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference and Expo, 2019, in Lucknow on Saturday. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Surendra Kumar Bagde, IAS and General Manager, Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) said Mo Bus model should ...

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Govardhan Math of Puri Shankaracharya kept out of Odisha Endowment deptt purview

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Bhubaneswar, 16/11: The Govardhan Math at Puri will be kept out of control of the state endowment department. An amendment to the Odisha Hindu Religious Endowments Act was passed in the Odisha assembly today. Pilotingthe Odisha Hindu Religious Endowments (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to amend Section 3 (xiii) of the original Act which provides the definition of ‘religious institution’, ...

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Odisha Govt withdraws controversial booklet on Gandhiji

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Bhubaneswar, 16/11: The  Odisha government withdrew controversial booklet on Mahatma Gandhi on Saturday following protest in the assembly and outside. The official responsible for the faux pas over the death of Gandhiji was  given compulsory retirement from the service while two offices were issued show cause notice. This was informed by School and Mass Education Samir Ranjan Dash in the state ...

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Parichay Foundation presents the 4th Edition of Kiah Fashion Show 2019

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Bhubaneswar, 15th November 2019: The fourth edition of Kiah Fashion Show organised by Parichay Foundation at Mayfair Lagoon, Bhubaneswar stood out for more than one reason. The fashion show was organised for a cause to raise funds for Parichay’s flagship programme, Alaknanda scholarship programme for drop-out girl students.  Honourable guests His Excellency Mr. Willy K Bett, EGH, High Commissioner, Kenya High Commission ...

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Seven-member Inter-Ministerial Central Team to assess the damage caused by cyclone Bulbul

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Bhubaneswar15/11/19:: A seven-member Inter-Ministerial Central Team is in Odisha to assess the damage caused by cyclone Bulbul. The team will visit Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara and Balasore districts to evaluate the extent of damage and submit a report to the Centre, officials said. Soon after arriving here on Thursday, the team led by Saheli Ghosh Roy, Joint Secretary (CIC), Ministry of ...

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Booklet released by Odisha government on Mahatma Gandhi’s death triggered an uproar in Odisha Assembly

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Bhubaneswar:15/11/19:  The booklet released by Odisha government describing Mahatma Gandhi’s death as an ‘accident’ triggered an uproar in the Odisha Assembly as both Congress and ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) members condemned the matter today. Congress legislature party leader Narasingha Mishra demanded an apology from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik holding him responsible for the blunder. “This is deplorable. I hold ...

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