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In a first, the government has planned a training programme for IAS, IPS and forest service officers on dealing with Naxalism . The Department of Personnel and Training has written to chief secretaries of eight states seeking nomination of at least three officers each from Indian Administrative Service , Indian Police Service and Indian Forest Service for the course.
Bhubaneswar, Sept. 14: All eyes are on the Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency that will witness a by-poll on October 15, the first in the state after the general elections four months ago.
Supervisor David Chiu wants San Francisco to become the first American city to oppose any ban on sex-selection abortions. It apparently has not occurred to him why no other city has chosen to do so.
The South Eastern Railway will run nine pairs of Weekly Superfast Premium Specials between Santragachi and Puri and 17 pairs of Bi-weekly Superfast Janasadharan Specials between Santragachi and Chennai between Sep 18 and Nov 15 with a view to clear the extra rush for the ensuing festive season. A south Eastern Railway media release said reservation of the premium special between Santragachi and Puri will be made through internet and dynamic fare charged.
Balasore : India today successfully test-fired its indigenously built nuclear capable Agni-I missile, which has a strike range of 700 km, from a test range off Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the Army. The surface-to-surface, single-stage missile, powered by solid propellants, was test-fired from a mobile launcher at about 11.11 hrs from launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range at Wheeler Island, about 100 km from here, Defence Research and Development Organisation spokesman Ravi Kumar Gupta said.
From the sanctorum of Puri temples to the bylanes of Kolkata, Nepal and Rajasthan to the power corridors of Buckingham Palace, Rosugulla remains ancient Indian best culinary invention The Bengalis stake claim on it. The Oriyas believe it's their invention.
Top steel and mining companies, including Sarda mines linked to Jindal group, Aditya Birla group 's Essel Mining in Odisha have come under the scanner of the Special Investigation Team , set up by the Supreme Court to unearth Black money . Justice Arijit Passayat, vice-chairman of SIT on black money, held a meeting with government officials at Cuttack in Odisha on August 24 to figure out if mining companies, which generate huge illegal income by drawing more than the allotted quantity of ore, stash it away as black money.
Bhubaneswar, Sept. 10: Back from real to reel, Odia movie stars who lent glamour to the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections barely three months ago, now appear wary of uttering the P word.
The mosquito-borne dengue virus Wednesday claimed one more life in Odisha taking the death toll from the disease to four in the state over the last two months, an official said. The latest death was reported from Sri Ram Chadra Bhanja medical college and hospital at Cuttack, about 25 km from state capital Bhubaneswar, an official of the state health control room told IANS.
Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies For nearly a decade, the Indian actor Om Puri worked regularly in the UK, appearing on the big and the small screen.
YOUNG British actor Amit Shah said it felt quite surreal working with some of the world's biggest and most accomplished film makers of a generation. Amit Shah stars in The Hundred Foot Journey alongside the legendary actors in a film which is produced by Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:37 am
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