Livelihood project for Fani affected

PURI: For cyclone Fani affected communities staying at Raghurajpur village in Puri, the city-based organisation Rapid Response launched ‘Kalamitra Dolls’, a livelihood project in the village. Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi, Minister of Tourism & Culture, Government of Odisha, inaugurated the project in presence of Namrata Chadha,...

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Poets shed light on climate change

Though it seems uncanny, this unconventional poetry session, Ars Poetica, had poems read which were Romantic but within that Romanticism was a cryptic message that spelt doom for the earthlings unless they swung into action BHUBANESWAR: ‘My life is like gravity, floating endlessly like clouds....

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Open House on JEE counselling

Bhubaneswar: IIT Bhubaneswar successfully organised an ‘Open House, JEE Counselling and Interaction’ meeting for IIT aspirants, in particular for those who have qualified in JEE (Advanced) 2019 and who will be appearing in 2020, here Tuesday. More than150 students and parents participated in the counselling...

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The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed every year June 17 to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification AGENCIES In nine out of past 15 years, about 100 districts of the country have witnessed a drought like-situation, triggered by...

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Ekamra Walks blends eco-friendliness

The guides distributed eco-friendly pens (to the participants) which have seeds inside them so, when you are done with them and you throw them away, the seeds would germinate into trees and thus spread greenery BHUBANESWAR: The 124th Ekamra Walks Sunday was not just another...

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Raja ends on a high note

Bhubaneswar: The Sesha Raja or last day of Raja was celebrated in the city with much fanfare. While many went shopping, visited temples and friends and relatives, many organisations spent time with slum area kids. From Nayapalli, Sahid Nagar, Satyanagar to Balianta and Patrapada, the Raja...

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