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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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BJD To Raise Mahanadi, Polavaram Issues In Parliament

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD has decided to raise major issues including Mahanadi river water-sharing dispute and submergence due to Polavaram multipurpose project on Godavari river in the winter session of Parliament, scheduled to commence from Friday, party's parliamentary spokesperson...

BJP Activists Stage Dharna Over Lack Of Budgetary Provision For Gaisilat Irrigation Project

Bhubaneswar: Activists of BJP Krushak Morcha staged a dharna under the statue of Gangadhar Meher at Nalco Square on Saturday over lack of budgetary provision for the Gaisilat lift irrigation project. "The ruling BJD has disrespected nature poet Gangadhar Meher by not making any budgetary...
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Mahanadi Dispute: Odisha Files Counter Affidavit Against Centre

Bhubaneswar: Two days after the Centre submitted an affidavit before the Supreme Court denying formation of an inter-state tribunal to resolve Mahanadi dispute, Odisha government filed a counter affidavit before the apex court challenging the move. In its reply through a 60-page affidavit,...
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Naveen Writes To Gadkari For Second Bridge On Brahmani

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday wrote to Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari requesting to direct the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for taking up construction of the second bridge over river Brahmani near Panposh of Rourkela on...

CM Denies BJP’s Allegations Of No Budget Support For Irrigation Project

Bhubaneswar: The issue of non-allocation of funds for Gangadhar Meher Lift Canal System in Bargarh district is not a fact. In the annual budget of 2017-18, an amount of Rs 1.50 crore has been allocated under pre-project activities of other pipeline projects...
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Mahanadi Dispute: 13 Political Party Representatives Stage Demonstration Before Raj Bhawan

Bhubaneswar: Representatives of 13 political parties, excluding BJP, participated in a demonstration staged by Mahanadi Banchao Andolan before Raj Bhawan here on Tuesday. "We condemn the dilly-dallying attitude of the Central Government in constituting a Tribunal to sort out the longstanding water...
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Odisha MDM Workers Decry Government Apathy

Bhubaneswar: Over 20, 000 mid-day meal (MDM) workers and helpers from different parts of the state took out a mass rally from Bhubaneswar Railway Station to Mahatma Gandhi Marg here to press for their longstanding demands. Holding placards and banners, the agitators held...
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BJP Bargarh dist prez Narayan Sahu resigns from party, to join BJD

Bhubaneswar: Apparently aggrieved over the goings on in the BJP, the party's Bargarh district president Narayan Sahu jolted the saffron organisation ahead of the forthcoming Bijepur bypoll by resigning from it on Tuesday. Shortly after, Sahu, who had openly vented his...
Youths with toy guns at state bjp office in Bhubaneswar on Monday

2 arrested for threatening BJP state president with toy guns

Bhubaneswar: Two youths, claiming to be BJP workers, were arrested for threatening BJP state president Basanta Panda with toy guns at the party headquarters here on Monday. The duo, identified as Pinaki Mohanty and Sambit Panda, hailing from Baranga in Cuttack district, barged...
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Harish Chandra Buxipatra – The Prudent Reformer

When he was a high school student in Rayagada, Harish Chandra Buxipatra gathered his friends and performed shuddhi kriya (rituals observed on death of near and dear ones which includes tonsuring of head) on the death of Mahatma Gandhi....

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Indian & Sri Lankan Cricket Teams Arrive In Bhubaneswar For Barabati...

Bhubaneswar: The Indian and Sri Lankan cricket team players have arrived in Bhubaneswar today. They are here for the India-Sri Lanka T20 match to be...