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Senior citizens are valuable assets of society: Naveen Patnaik

Facilities such as old age homes, geriatric ward and physiotherapy centres in different hospitals have been made available for senior citizens.

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RD divisions told to expedite projects

Principal Secretary of the Rural Development Department Sanjay Singh has instructed the departmental engineers to complete the tender process of the remaining projects sanctioned prior to 2021-22.

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Progress of Mahatma Gandhi museum in Odisha in slow lane

It was planned to inaugurate the museum in 2021 on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of Nation.

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60 passengers rescued from boat stuck in Chilika lake

The lack of a bridge connecting Satapada and Janhikuda has led residents to rely on the water route, using boats to ferry passengers and vehicles between the two villages.

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Two-day conference of Berhampur University ends

At least 215 delegates presented papers at the event. A poetry reading session was also organised.

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Man kills 95-year-old mother in Odisha, burns body inside house

Sources said the son, Samir, allegedly committed the heinous act late Saturday night for reasons unknown.

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Illegal de-addiction centres in Baripada town spark public outrage

Baripada town police arrested the owner of a de-addiction centre Abani Pati, and his accomplice Pitabas Roul, for illegally running a centre in Kalikapur on August 11, 2022

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Youth’s body found floating in canal in Singhpur, family cries murder

On being informed, Binjharpur police rushed to the spot and started investigation with the help of a forensic team.

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Assembly stalemate to continue as BJP, BJD yield no space

The BJP will cooperate with the treasury benches for the passing the appropriation bill only if the suspension of the two party MLAs are revoked.

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Excise revenue collection increased by 367 per cent in Odisha in 10 years

Excise Minister Aswini Kumar Patra said the revenue collection from excise sources has seen continuous growth except for the year 2020-21 which saw a negative growth of 9.83 per cent due to Covid-19.

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Odisha posts 13 pc growth in gross GST collection

The total tax revenue collection under all acts by the Commissionerate of CT and GST, including GST, VAT, entry tax and professional tax was Rs 2,638.17 crore last month.

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GRIDCO-NLCIL pact for Talabira power project

With this agreement, NLCIL has tied up its full capacity of 2400 MW of Neyveli Talabira Super Critical Thermal Power Station Stage-I.

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Colleges, universities in Odisha to get incentive for NAAC grade

According to UGC’s Odisha analysis report of accreditation, among 1,025 degree and 72 PG colleges in Odisha, NAAC has so far accredited a meagre 281 colleges.

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Odisha STA seeks to clear air about VLTD selection, meets manufacturers

The STA had earlier said all new vehicles meant for public transport and registered on or after October 1 must be fitted with VLTD of AIS 140 standards.

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Swachhata Hi Seva drive launched

A large number of students took part in the drive at different locations in presence of mayor Sulochana Das, commissioner Vijay Amruta Kulange and other officials.

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