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Justice Dipak Misra takes oath as Chief Justice of India

Supreme Court of India

Bhubaneswar, 28/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Justice Dipak Misra took oath as the 45th Chief Justice of India on Monday. Justice Misra was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at Darbar hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan. He succeeded Jagdish Singh Khehar in India’s top court. Misra was enrolled as an advocate on February ... Read More »

BJD declares spokespersons, panelists

BJD

Bhubaneswar, 27/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The BJD on Sunday declared the names of its spokespersons and panelists. The ruling party has named Pratap Deb, Prasanna Acharya, Debi Prasad Mishra, Arun Sahoo, Amar Satpathy, Debasish Samantaray, Prashanta Nanda, Samir Dash, Rabi Narayan Nanda, Sasmit Patra and Sulochana Das as its spokespers. Similarly, the list of panelists ... Read More »

Quizzicus Indica held at DAV Public School

Quiz

Bhubaneswar, 27/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Mark its sixth year celebration, Odisha Quiz Association (OQA) on Sunday organised a grand quizzing event titled “Quizzicus Indica – The India Quiz-2017” at DAV Public School at Chandrasekharpur here. More than 200 students from Class 8 to 12 from DAV (Chandrasekharpur), DAV (CDA, Cuttack), Sai International School, Ruchika School ... Read More »

Wild elephants damage farmlands in Keonjhar

Elephant

Keonjhar/Bhubaneswar, 27/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty ) : As many as 48 elephants went on rampage at Bamebari and Balibandha areas under Champua range in Keonjhar district on Sunday, destroying farmlands belonging to the villagers. According to reports, the elephant herd that strayed into the human habitations from a nearby forest moved in various villages and caused extensive ... Read More »

Man killed by lightning in Jagatsinghpur village

Lightning

Jagatsinghpur/Bhubaneswar, 27/08/2017( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A man was killed after being struck by lightning at Kothamul village under Tirtol police limits in Jagatsinghpur district on Sunday morning. The deceased identified as Dolagobinda Swain of Kothamul village was working in an agricultural field near his house when the incident took place. On Saturday, a man and his ... Read More »

OTDC introduces special monsoon tour packages

Bhubaneswar, 26/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) has introduced special monsoon tour packages for the visitors. The packages are- a one-day tour (7 am to 7 pm) for visiting prime destinations like Chilika (Satapada) priced at Rs 1, 155 per head, one-day tour (7 am to 7 pm) to Chilika (Bakul)- Narayani ... Read More »

CCWD holds workshop on child-friendly smart city

CF 2

Bhubaneswar, 26/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A workshop on child friendly smart city was organized by Centre for Child and Women Development (CCWD) in collaboration with National Foundation for India at Redcross Bhawan here on Saturday. During the meeting, president of Maa Mangala Child Club Bikash Sahu the said, “Safety and security of children is highly ... Read More »

Man, daughter killed in lightning at Rayagada

Lightning

Rayagada/ Bhubaneswar, 26/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : In a tragic incident, a man and his daughter were killed when lightning struck them at Karadipanga village under Chandrapur block in Rayagada district on Saturday. The deceased were identified as Daman Gagaranga (35) and his two-year-old daughter Jyostna. The duo had gone out their house for some work ... Read More »

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) Declared Deemed University

First Tribal University in the World Bhubaneswar, 26/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )- On the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) has been granted the University status by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India vide its Letter No. F.9-14/2011-U-3 (A) dated 25/08/2017. It has become the first tribal university in India and in the entire world. Though ... Read More »

Western Odisha celebrates Nuakhai with traditional enthusiasm

Nua Khai

Bhubaneswar, 26/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Nuakhai was celebrated with traditional enthusiasm in western Odisha districts of the State on Saturday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Odisha Governor Dr SC Jamir and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik have extended their wishes to the people of Odisha on this auspicious occasion. Nabanna, the first harvested crop was offered to ... Read More »

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