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Liquor sale timing in city during Hockey WC revised: Excise Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has revised the extended timing for liquor sale in the city during the Hockey World Cup, informed Excise Minister Shashi Bhusan Behera today. Clarifying about the decision, Minister Behera said, “Only hotels and bars in Bhubaneswar will be allowed to serve liquor till 1.30 am during the sporting event. The decision […]

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Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup: All you need to know

Bhubaneswar : As the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 will kick start at Kalinga Stadium from November 28, the capital city has geared up to host the grand opening ceremony of the sporting extravaganza scheduled for tomorrow (November 27). Sixteen teams will battle it out in the Hockey World Cup at Kalinga Stadium from […]

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PM lays foundation stone of City Gas Distribution projects

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone of the City Gas Distribution (CGD) projects in 129 districts including 17 in Odisha. City Gas Distribution (CGD) network is the interconnected network of pipelines for supply of gas to domestic, industrial or commercial premises and CNG stations situated in a specified […]

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Former MP Baishnab Charan Parida Passes Away At 77

Bhubaneswar : Former Member of Rajya Sabha, Baishnab Charan Parida passed away on Thursday at the age of 77. Parida, who is a politician, writer, and social activist, died on Thursday morning while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. He was undergoing treatment at AMRI hospital for the past nine days. Parida was […]

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Mahanadi bus tragedy: Naveen announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for kin of deceased

Bhubaneswar : Expressing deep grief over the death of at least 10 passengers in the Mahanadi bus tragedy on Tuesday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia each to the next of the kin of the deceased. The Chief Minister conveyed his deep sympathy to the bereaved family. He also announced that the […]

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Bali Yatra: Visitors likely to miss some amusement rides

Cuttack : Visitors of the Bali Yatra are likely to miss on some amusement rides this year as some traders are reluctant to set up rides due to hike in rental prices. According to sources, at least 11 traders from across the country, who used to set up as many as 40 varieties of rides […]

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