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Joint teams to plug holes in paddy procurement

Bhubaneswar: Following allegations of mismanagement in paddy procurement, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra Monday directed officials to ensure paddy is procured from all genuine farmers in the state during the current kharif season. Holding a high-level meeting with Collectors and senior officials, Mahapatra said, “No genuine farmer should be deprived of selling paddy to government during the kharif marketing season  2021-22.” He directed Collectors to form sufficient number of joint verification...

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BJP ally Nitish Kumar favours inquiry into Pegasus controversy

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Patna:  Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Monday that he favoured a thorough inquiry into allegations of phone tapping with the help of Pegasus spyware. Currently the Pegasus controversy has led to a logjam in Parliament. Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) is an ally of the BJP at the Centre as well as in Bihar. Kumar however, defended his statement with the remark, ‘I know of this controversy only from whatever I have...

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Halt in fuel price revision continues, global oil rates above $75/bbl

New Delhi: Oil marketing companies (OMC) kept petrol and diesel prices unchanged for the 15th straight day. In the national capital, petrol continued to be sold for Rs 101.84 per litre, while diesel was being sold at the unchanged rate of Rs 89.87 a litre Sunday. The pump price of fuel has been static since July 18. One of the main reasons for the pause is an over 10 per cent...

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Flash floods: Himachal CM deploys his chopper for evacuation

Shimla: Setting an example, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur deployed his newly acquired 16-seater chopper for ferrying at least 66 people stranded in the Himalayan heights. As the weather cleared Sunday after days, Thakur directed authorities to deploy his chopper in its maiden flight for the evacuation of the people, including tourists, who have been stranded in the remote landlocked Lahaul-Spiti district for five days after roads closed down due...

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Sarangi bats for plastic park in Balasore

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pratap Chandra Sarangi Monday urged the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers to consider setting up of a plastic park at Balasore and said that an adequate support system including land is available for the same. Speaking in the Lok Sabha, the BJP MP said that Balasore is a town with...

Joint teams to plug holes in paddy procurement

Bhubaneswar: Following allegations of mismanagement in paddy procurement, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra Monday directed officials to ensure paddy is procured from all genuine farmers in the state during the current kharif season. Holding a high-level meeting with Collectors and senior officials, Mahapatra said, “No genuine farmer should be deprived of selling paddy to government during the...

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Adani Wilmar files draft papers for Rs 4,500 crore IPO

New Delhi: Edible oil major Adani Wilmar Ltd (AWL) filed Monday the draft red herring prospectus with markets regulator Sebi for an initial public offer to raise up to Rs 4,500 crore. The company, which sells cooking oils under the Fortune brand, is a major player in the edible oil industry. “The proposed listing of AWL on...

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Compulsory retirement for OSSC member’s PS

Bhubaneswar: The state government Monday gave compulsory retirement to Biranchi Narayan Sahoo, private secretary to a member of Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC), following his arrest in a disproportionate assets case July 31. Earlier, Sahoo was suspended by the OSSC Chairman, Nirmal Chandra Mishra, who has also suggested the state government to take stringent action against the...

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Rich given job cards under MGNREGS: BJP

Bhubaneswar: The state BJP Monday took a swipe at the state government over alleged irregularities in the implementation of Centre’s Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS). The saffron party alleged that a rich family in Banki block of Cuttack is the beneficiary of the central scheme. Holding a presser here, the party’s state general secretary...

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Rainbow in Bhubaneswar sky As state eases Covid curbs, children enjoy at Forest Park in Bhubaneswar Commuters negotiate a waterlogged Bomikhal overbridge in Bhubaneswar after a brief spell of rain the City Odisha State Museum near Kalpana Square in Bhubaneswar shut for visitors

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Life term till death for main accused in Bengal hooch tragedy

Kolkata: A court here on Monday awarded life imprisonment to Khora Badshah. The accused had gained notoriety for the hooch tragedy which occurred in 2011 in South 24 Paraganas district of West Bengal. The hooch tragedy had killed 172 people. Badshah was the main accused in the cases. Badshah, alias Nur Islam Fakir, was handed over his...

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Farmer electrocuted in Boudh district village

Kantamal: A youth was electrocuted on his farmland at Tetelkhunti village under this block in Boudh district, Sunday. The deceased was identified as Amel Rana, 40, a farmer in the village. On coming in contact with a live electric wire, Rana collapsed on the spot. Farmers and labourers working on nearby fields immediately rushed him to the...

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Gujarat cops arrest 7 in investment scam involving Chinese apps, websites

Ahmedabad: Seven persons were held from different parts of Gujarat and Mumbai for allegedly duping people across India. The seven persons were using websites and mobile applications being run by China-based entities to dupe the people, police said Monday. Amit Vasava, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Cyber Crime), said it was a pan-India scam. People were arrested in...

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Lok Sabha passes bill to amend general insurance law without debate

New Delhi: A bill to amend the general insurance law to allow the government to pare its stake in state-owned insurers was passed Monday by Lok Sabha without a debate. The bill was passed amid continuing protests by Opposition parties on the Pegasus snooping and other issues. The General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill, 2021 is aimed...

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Govinda Poddar-Odisha Ranji Team Captain

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Puri SCS College Students

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Olympian Anuradha Biswal

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Angul Govt. College Students

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Unit III Bharat Scouts and Guide

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Sabyasachi Mishra, Actor

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BJB Autonomous College-Bhubaneswar

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Debashish Mohanty-Former Indian Cricketer

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Sundargarh Public School students

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Kalamatia Sahid Bidyapitha students

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Akash Dasnayak, Actor

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Hockey Player Dilip Tirkey

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Actor Sritam Das

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Arindam Roy, Actor

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Olympian Dutee Chand

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Cuttack College NCC students

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Ratikant Mohapatra,Odissi Dance Director

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Actress Bhoomika Dash

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CRPF 127 Battalion, Bhanjanagar

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Sri Aurobindo School students & teachers

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Students of Tulasipur Saraswati Sishu Vidya Mandir, Cuttack

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Deepak Kumar-Actor

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Haratiya Bidyaniketan School students

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Scoutmaster, Guide Captains, Rovers, and Rangers of Keonjhar

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IMT Pharmacy College-Puri

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Anubhav Mohanty, Actor

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Members of All Ride Bicycle

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Srikumar Misra-Entrepreneur

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Hinjili Police

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Sports Person Sradhanjali Samantaray

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