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Debate on Jawan’s Allegations and counter attack by BSF

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#BSF alleges that #TejBahadurYadav was a habitual offender of absenteeism without permission, chronic alcoholism, misbehaving and using force with superior officers and certain other acts against good order and discipline. Probe has been ordered into the incident. The Jawan would be probed why and how he carried a mobile phone to shoot the videos thatContinue Reading…

BSF Jawan at LoC alleges bad quality Food, inquiry ordered

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A video message from BSF Jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav who is posted on Indo-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir went viral in Social Media. In his video he exposed the hardship which BSF jawans are facing in border. The BSF Jawan raised corruption issue in Indian Army. He has raised issue about bad quality foodContinue Reading…

Why Kora Khai losing its charm among Odias ?

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Like the other sweetmeats in Odia households, ‘Kora khai’ has a special mention especially as an offering in the temples. Popular at famous Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar as a special offering to Lord Shiva, the sweet item has traditionally been placed as one of the most favourite ones among other sweets. Odias living across theContinue Reading…

The price of pulses in Odisha to come down soon

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Centre has decided to supply non-milled arhar (Harada) dal at Rs 62 per kg to the states and asked them to sell milled arhar dal at Rs 120 per kg. The Central Government has asked the states to submit a report on their requirement of arhar and moong dal. Food Supply and Consumer Welfare secretaryContinue Reading…

Naveen Patnaik launches 100 new Aahar Centres across Odisha

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has taken another step forward to woo the poor and lower middle class of the state by launching the second phase of Rs 5 Aahar scheme across 100 centres. It will benefit over 60,000 urban poor. The launching ceremony was held at the Indoor Stadium, Cuttack today. The Aahar-2 schemeContinue Reading…

Pakhala remains integral part of Odia Kitchen

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By Srikanta Mohanty: “Among the dishes on the dining-table, ‘pakhala tatia’ (the filled-up bowl of rice with water) is the catchiest thing to the eyes of every visitor to my household. Eyes also glisten, when they see every other small food-item near the bowl. Badichura, mango sauce, fried small fishes are some of the otherContinue Reading…

Unending tests of Maggi cannot go on: Apex Consumer Court

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New Delhi, Nov 25: Following the Rs.640-crore class action suit filed by the government against Nestle India, the apex consumer court on Tuesday said “unending testing of Maggi samples cannot go on”. A bench of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), comprising Justice V.K. Jain and Justice B.C. Gupta, reserved its order on theContinue Reading…

Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali launches instant Noodles

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New Delhi, Nov 16: Baba Ramdev-promoted Patanjali on Monday formally launched its wholewheat instant noodles, just a week after product leader Nestle’s Maggi re-hit the retail shelves after a five-month ban imposed by the food-safety regulator. The product has been priced at Rs.15. With the launch, Patanjali has entered another major food segment to takeContinue Reading…

Order bouquet, arrange dinner with Facebook’s AI Assistant

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London, Nov 4: Facebook recently began limited testing of an online personal assistant, called ‘M’ that uses a combination of human workers and software to answer questions and carry out tasks like ordering food or flowers for a friend, Daily Mail reported. “M is a personal digital assistant inside of Messenger that completes tasks andContinue Reading…

South Africa facing Worst Drought since 1960s

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Johannesburg, Nov 2: South Africa in the past few months has suffered the worst drought since 1960s, Minister of Water Affairs and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane said. The government on Monday announced the allocation of 350 million rand (about $26 million) to fight the drought that has gripped parts of the country, Xinhua reported. It comesContinue Reading…


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