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CM condoles Vajpayee’s demise, 7-day mourning in Uttarakhand

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Uttarakhand Government has announced seven-day mourning in the State as a mark of respect to the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who passed away on Thursday. All the Government offices and educational institutions in the State would remain closed on Friday- August 17. During the period of mourning, the...

BJP mourns death of ex-PM

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

A pall of gloom descended on the State BJP office here on Thursday once the news of the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee reached. As a mark of respect for the departed leader, the party flag was lowered and the party leaders and workers poured in...

Congress leaders condole demise of 'Great Leader'

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Senior Congress leaders in Uttarakhand have expressed grief at the passing away of former Prime Minister Atal Bihar Vajpayee. Former Chief Minister, current AICC general secretary and CWC member Harish Rawat described him as a beacon of tolerance and human values, adding that his demise was a heart rending fact....

When the Poet PM Recited his verse at a presser: A Tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | JASKIRAN CHOPRA | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Today, as the shocking news of the passing away of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has come in, my mind goes back to the beautiful day in March 2002 when he visited Nainital and a press conference was organised on the occasion of the festival of Holi at the...

Three experts appointed as CRUT Dirs

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The State Government has appointed Prof HM Shivanand Swamy, Amit Bhatt and B Venu Gopala Reddy as three independent directors of the Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT), the special purpose vehicle (SPV) for the development of public transport infrastructure and facilities in and around the State capital. This appointment will...

BMS celebrates I-Day with martyrs’ kin

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Bhubaneswar Maha Sangathan (BMS) celebrated the 72nd Independence Day here in a special way by felicitating the family members of the martyred soldiers Sunil Behera (Deputy Commandant, BSF) and Sibasis Panda (Constable, BSF). The family members also hoisted the National Flag. The BMS members spent the day with the senior...

IIT BBS celebrates Independence Day

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar celebrated the 72nd Independence Day in its Argul campus here on Wednesday wherein Prof VR Pedireddi, acting Director on behalf of Director Prof RV Raja Kumar, hoisted the National Flag. Prof RV Raja Kumar in his absence paid respectful homage to the great personalities...

‘Dispute resolution’ talk held at Sri Sri Varsity

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | ATHAGARH | in Bhubaneswar

A three-day international conference on ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution’ concluded at the Sri Sri University. Minister, Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Women and Child Development and Mission Shakti, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Prafulla Samal joined the valedictory session as chief guest. It was organised by the Department of Social...

Rain dampens JSpur Independence Day fest

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | JAGATSINGHPUR | in Bhubaneswar

The 72th Independence Day celebration was dampened due to rain on Wednesday morning here. The district level customary celebration was held at the Nabakrushna Choudhury Stadium here without cultural functions, prize distributions and other events scheduled for the celebration earlier. Collector Yamini Sarangi hoisted the national flag and took salute of ceremonial...

Heavy rains wreak havoc in southern Odisha

Friday, 17 Aug 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR/ RAYAGADA/ MALKANGIRI | in Bhubaneswar

A flood-like situation prevailed in Rayagada, Koraput, Malkangiri, Kalahandi and Boudh districts on Thursday following incessant rains for past 24 hours. Several villages were marooned as flood water washed away roads at several places affecting road communications. A landslide in Raghubari Ghat in Rayagada added to the misery of more than 5,000...



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