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Bengaluru leg of Honda India talent hunt kicks off

Bengaluru, June 25 (IANS) Following the objective to groom budding Indian riders for national and international championships, automobile giants Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) on Monday kicked off the IDEMITSU Honda India Talent Hunt here. The talent hunt will travel to other cities -- Chennai, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, Aizwal, Delhi NCR, Bhopal, Vadodara, Pune and Coimbatore. <...

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FIH delegation reviews preparations for Men's Hockey World Cup

Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Monday reviewed the preparations being made for the Hockey Men's World Cup 2018, scheduled to be held at Kalinga Stadium here in November. Accompanied by officials from the host federation Hockey India, FIH event director Gabrielle van Zwieten had extensive meetings with Sports Secretary Vishal Dev and representativ...

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EC gears up for 2019 polls in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar on Monday directed district collectors to submit estimates regarding expenditures for the upcoming 2019 polls. Kumar said the district collectors were asked to submit a report over various types of poll-related expenses. This is a routine process. The collectors have been directed to submit a report o...

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Gold worth Rs 31 lakh seized at Odisha airport

Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) One kg of gold worth Rs 31 lakh was seized by the Air Intelligence Unit of Customs at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here on Sunday, officials said. Being the fifth gold seizure in the last 10 days, the Customs officials have seized two gold bracelets and a necklace from two persons who arrived here from Bangkok and Dubai. Both the passengers, ...

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Wearing life jackets mandatory in Chilika Lake: Minister

Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday decided to make the wearing of life jackets mandatory and install GPS in boats operating in the Chilika lake, Asia's largest brackish water lagoon. The state government took the decision after a boat capsized last week, claiming six lives. Wearing of life jackets by the boat passengers will be made mandatory and GPS wi...

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Odisha may accord state song status to 'Bande Utkala Janani'

Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday said it would take a call on according the state song status to 'Bande Utkala Janani' after studying the policies of neighbouring states. Bande Utkala Janani song is adored by every Odia. It is played in the Assembly and in public meetings. The government will take a decision to accord state song status to it after studying th...

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Tiger brought from MP settles down in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) The Royal Bengal tiger, which was translocated from Madhya Pradesh's Kanha Tiger Reserve, has shown all signs of settling down in Odishas' Satkosia sanctuary, an official said on Saturday. The tiger has shown all sign of settling down in the enclosure. The tiger hunted a wild boar, released into the enclosure, and ate at around 2.30 am on Friday, said Principa...

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Congress forms screening committees for five states

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress on Friday set up screening committees for Assembly polls later this year in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram and also for Odisha which will go to the polls next year. According to a party release, former Union Minister Kumari Selja will head the screening committee for Rajasthan which will have Lalitesh Tripathi and Shakir Sanadi ...

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Odisha to set up 20 hospitals in PPP mode

Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) The Odisha government will set up 20 hospitals through the public-private partnership (PPP) mode in order to improve healthcare facilities in the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Friday. The hospitals will bring an investment of at least Rs 1,000 crore in the private health sector and open an opportunity for direct employment for 10,000 people...

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Air Odisha begins Bhubaneswar-Raipur flights

Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) Low-cost carrier Air Odisha started flight operations between Bhubaneswar and Raipur from the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here on Friday. An 18-seater airplane was flagged off by city Airport Director Suresh Chandra Hota. It is the maiden air passenger service between the two cities. On the first day, the flight started its journey with n...

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Odisha clears land for Tata Steel to set up industrial park

Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) The Odisha cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, on Thursday approved a proposal by Tata Steel for utilising 1,735 acres of land for developing a private industrial park at Gopalpur in Ganjam district. Of the 2,970 acres of land handed over to Industrial Industrial Infrastructure Development Corp (IDCO) for setting up a steel plant at...

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Odisha to take early action on social media grievances

Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday asked all District Collectors to instruct officers concerned to take early and appropriate action on public grievances received through social media. According an official, the state government receives a lot of grievances from various quarters through various social media accounts through Twitter and Facebook, and these are b...

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Odisha announces amnesty scheme to regularize unauthorized buildings

Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) The Odisha government on Wednesday relaunched an amnesty scheme to regularize unauthorized constructions and projects. Housing and Urban Development Minister Niranjan Pujari announced the latest version, titled 'Scheme for Regularisation of Unauthorized Construction 2018'. Under the scheme, cleared by the Planning and Building Standards Regulations, un...

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Odisha CM urges PM to declare hockey national game

Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to officially recognise hockey as the national game of India. I am sure you will agree with the crores of hockey-loving fans of our country that hockey truly deserves to be notified as our national game. This will be a fitting tribute to the great hockey players wh...

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Ericsson to build ICT solution for World Food Programme

Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Ericsson India on Wednesday announced its partnership with World Food Programme (WFP) to build efficiencies in the targeted public distribution system (TPDS) in Odisha. The networking and telecommunications company would support a customised Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solution to enhance and integrate TPDS supply chain system in the state.<...

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Odisha continues to sizzle under intense heat wave

Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) Intense heat wave continued in Odisha as 10 places recorded maximum temperatures of above 40 degree Celsius on Tuesday. Capital city Bhubaneswar was the hottest place in the state for fourth consecutive day, recording a high of 42.3 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. Baripada recorded 42 degree Celsius while industrial towns Talcher and Angul registered 41.9 ...

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Odisha extends summer vacation due to heat wave

Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday decided to keep schools closed till June 25 due to the prevailing heat wave conditions in the state, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Earlier, the state government had directed the schools to extend the summer vacation till June 21. The schools were earlier set to open on June 18. However, the summer vacation was extended tw...

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Odisha CM urges Modi to frame national policy on loan waiver for farmers

Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has proposed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that a national policy on loan waivers be formulated in order to relieve the farmers from the agrarian distress. In order to relieve the farmers from the agrarian distress, we should have a National Policy on Loan Waiver. The state government would be willing to support any initi...

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AIIMS declares MBBS entrance results; girls bag top three ranks

New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday declared the results of its 2018 MBBS entrance exam for the 800 seats at the hospital's nine campuses across the country. The top three ranks were bagged by girls. The results of the AIIMS-MBBS 2018 Entrance Examination held on May 26 and 27 for 800 seats in AIIMS, New Delhi and other eight AIIMS were...

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Indian hockey squad to leave for Champions Trophy

Bengaluru, June 18 (IANS) India's hockey squad will leave in the wee hours of Tuesday for the Rabobank Mens Hockey Champions Trophy, to be held in Breda, the Netherlands from Saturday. Led by India's veteran goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh, the team is upbeat and confident of a podium finish at the farewell edition of the prestigious tournament. Ahead of the team's departure from the K...

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