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Bhubaneswar,20/07/19: Around 67 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 5 p.m. in the election to Odisha’s Patkura assembly seat, said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar today here. 

Polling was underway at 309 booths across the constituency. The voting began at 7 am, however, it delayed due to technical glitches in EVMs at least four booths, he said. 

The polling in the constituency was postponed twice in the past few months.

An electorate of 2.44 lakh including 1.27 lakh male and 1.17 lakh female voted in the election for which 1,700 polling personnel were deployed in 309 booths.

A tough fight is expected between Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidate Sabitri Agarwalla, wife of former Patkura MLA Bed Prakash Agarwalla, and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) heavyweight Bijoy Mohapatra, and Congress candidate Jayanta Mohanty is also hopeful of faring well. 

While a total of 10 candidates are in the fray, it is likely to be a straight fight between the BJD and the BJP. 

BJP candidate Bijoy Mohapatra, a four-time MLA and one of the founders of the BJD, is trying hard to get elected to the state Assembly after 19 years. Ever since he was ousted from the BJD in 2000, Mohapatra has not been able to make it to the Assembly. Mohapatra is very vocal against Naveen Patnaik. 

Notably,The election to the Patkura Assembly seat was postponed due to the death of BJD candidate Bed Prakash Agarwalla and cyclone Fani.The poll to the seat was earlier scheduled to be held in the fourth phase of the recently concluded general elections on April 29.

 

 

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Talcher,(Kanhia),20/07/19:NTPC Talcher Kaniha organises various CSR programme under its education initiatives.In this regard, Umbrellas were distributed at Gadasila UP School on Friday in presence of Shri Ramesh Babu V., Executive Director ,NTPC Kaniha and Head of HR, Shri K. S. Sarma on Friday. 

Interacting with students during the distribution programme, Shri Ramesh Babu advised students to study hard to get their dreams fulfilled. He said "who knows one day they all can be the Guest of Honours in such programme". 

On the occasion, he interacted with GEM students of the school who have recently participated in the GEM Workshop organised by the power station. He wished all the success to the students for their bright future ahead.The distribution intended to restrict the student absenteeism during extreme rainy and summer days. Around 200 umbrellas were distributed among the students. 

Shri Manas Pati, Headmaster , Shri Jakir Khan, DGM(HR), Shri A. K. Das , Senior Manager(HR), Shri Bhismadev Nayak, Sub-Officer(HR), Mrs. Jyotsnarani Pradhan, Jr. Officer(HR-CSR) and Shri Prasant Kumar Swain, CSR-Coordinator  were also present on this occasion.

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New Delhi,20/07/19:Former Delhi Chief Minister & Congress leader Sheila Dikshit today passed away in Delhi at the age of 81 years. She is the longest serving Chief Minister of Delhi, from 1998 to 2013. 

As per reports, Dikshit breathed her last at the Fortis Escorts Hospital in the national capital, informed Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee spokesperson Jitender Kumar Kochar. 

The former Delhi Chief Minister was suffering from heart ailments and had undergone surgeries several times. 

She was brought to the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute around 10.30 a.m. after she suffered a cardiac arrest. A multi-disciplinary team of doctors, led by Ashok Seth, Chairman of the institute, carried out advanced resuscitative measures. 

“Her condition stabilised temporarily. But she had another cardiac arrest and despite all the efforts, she died at 3.55 p.m.,” read the statement by the hospital. 

Sources at the hospital said Dikshit had visited the facility in the past for check-ups. 

“She was suffering from a heart problem for which she had undergone surgeries. Around 10-12 days back, she had visited the hospital for a check-up. She was also admitted for a day then,” said the source. 

Earlier this year, Dikshit was appointed as the new President of Delhi Congress.The three-time Delhi Chief Minister, had succeeded Ajay Maken, who quit as the Delhi Congress president on January 4 citing health reasons. 

Following the demise of the former Delhi CM, several political leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind took to Twitter to condole her death. 

Later, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia informed that Delhi government has decided to declare 2-day state mourning over the demise of the former Delhi CM.

 

 

 

 

 

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Odishabarta,Bureau 

New Delhi,20/07/19:Former Delhi Chief Minister & Congress leader Sheila Dikshit today passed away in Delhi at the age of 81 years. She is the longest serving Chief Minister of Delhi, from 1998 to 2013. 

As per reports, Dikshit breathed her last at the Fortis Escorts Hospital in the national capital, informed Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee spokesperson Jitender Kumar Kochar. 

The former Delhi Chief Minister was suffering from heart ailments and had undergone surgeries several times. 

She was brought to the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute around 10.30 a.m. after she suffered a cardiac arrest. A multi-disciplinary team of doctors, led by Ashok Seth, Chairman of the institute, carried out advanced resuscitative measures. 

“Her condition stabilised temporarily. But she had another cardiac arrest and despite all the efforts, she died at 3.55 p.m.,” read the statement by the hospital. 

Sources at the hospital said Dikshit had visited the facility in the past for check-ups. 

“She was suffering from a heart problem for which she had undergone surgeries. Around 10-12 days back, she had visited the hospital for a check-up. She was also admitted for a day then,” said the source. 

Earlier this year, Dikshit was appointed as the new President of Delhi Congress.The three-time Delhi Chief Minister, had succeeded Ajay Maken, who quit as the Delhi Congress president on January 4 citing health reasons. 

Following the demise of the former Delhi CM, several political leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind took to Twitter to condole her death. 

Later, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia informed that Delhi government has decided to declare 2-day state mourning over the demise of the former Delhi CM.

 

 

 

 

 

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Bhubaneswar,20/07/19: Around 67 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 5 p.m. in the election to Odisha’s Patkura assembly seat, said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar today here. 

Polling was underway at 309 booths across the constituency. The voting began at 7 am, however, it delayed due to technical glitches in EVMs at least four booths, he said. 

The polling in the constituency was postponed twice in the past few months.

An electorate of 2.44 lakh including 1.27 lakh male and 1.17 lakh female voted in the election for which 1,700 polling personnel were deployed in 309 booths.

A tough fight is expected between Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidate Sabitri Agarwalla, wife of former Patkura MLA Bed Prakash Agarwalla, and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) heavyweight Bijoy Mohapatra, and Congress candidate Jayanta Mohanty is also hopeful of faring well. 

While a total of 10 candidates are in the fray, it is likely to be a straight fight between the BJD and the BJP. 

BJP candidate Bijoy Mohapatra, a four-time MLA and one of the founders of the BJD, is trying hard to get elected to the state Assembly after 19 years. Ever since he was ousted from the BJD in 2000, Mohapatra has not been able to make it to the Assembly. Mohapatra is very vocal against Naveen Patnaik. 

Notably,The election to the Patkura Assembly seat was postponed due to the death of BJD candidate Bed Prakash Agarwalla and cyclone Fani.The poll to the seat was earlier scheduled to be held in the fourth phase of the recently concluded general elections on April 29.

 

 

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JSPL Foundation receives 417 Entries from all Over India for the Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman, 2019. 

Out of 112 entries received from Eastern India, 60 Entries shortlisted for Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman. 

Regional Jury Selects 10 Individuals & 10 Organizations to represent the Eastern Region in the  National Assessment to be conducted at New Delhi. 

Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman, 2019 will be conferred upon 20 Change Agents (10 individuals and 10 organizations) from across India after national jury meeting. 

Kolkata/Bhubaneswar,20/07/19:July 20, 2019:Regional level Jury meeting for 3rd Edition of Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Sammanby JSPL Foundation, the CSR arm of leading steelmaker Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL), has been held today at Kolkata. Out of the total 112 entries received for the this national level award from Eastern India, 60 entries were shortlisted and the regional jury selected 10 individuals and 10 organizations to represent the Eastern States in the National Assessment to be conducted at New Delhi in August 2019. 

The Regional jury committee members composed of Mr. Snehasis Sur,President, Press Club of Kolkata, Mr. Debashis Mullick Chowdhury, Artist, Dr. Dipayan Dey, Chairman, South Asian Forum for Environment, Dr. Sandip Ghosh, Former CGM, NABARD and Mr. Sujoy Roy, Secretary, CINI-SWS. The jury evaluated the entries on the basis of the evaluation matrix based on regional and national priorities, aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s).OP Jindal Global University is the Knowledge Partner of the Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman, 2019. 

The Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman has been instituted by JSPL Foundation, under the guidance of its Co-Chairperson Smt. Shallu Jindal, to honor unsung heroes for their societal achievements.“The Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman is an effort to identify and honour the unsung heroes who with their Courage, Determination and a Will have defied all odds to bring about a change in the society. like the previous two editions, we have received overwhelming response from various states of India and most of the entries are truly inspiring," said Smt. Jindal. 

The selected entries from the East will go for assessment in the National Jury meeting to be conducted in New Delhi in August 2019. After the national level evaluation 10 Individuals & Organizations will be selected and conferred upon the Prestigious Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman. An honorarium of Rs. 100,000/- (One Lakh) along with a citation will -be awarded to each winners. 

This national level award will be given in 10 categories - Rural Development, Health, Education, Women Empowerment, Public Service/ Social Service, Entrepreneurship, Art and Craft, Innovation & Technology, Livelihood/Vocational, and Environment Skills- after a robust process of jury meetings at regional and national levels. 

The ‘Swayamsiddh Samman’ has so far been conferred upon more than 160 grass root action leaders, both at Regional and National level. The First Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman, in 2015 had received 358 entries from across the country. Out of them 25 individuals and organizations across the country from different walks of life were felicitated with the Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman. In the second edition of the Awards, JSPL Foundation introduced the Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Jeevan Samman for lifelong inspirational and selfless service. The Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman was awarded to 12 Individuals & 9 Organizations, from across India for their societal contribution in the 11 categories. Today, these awardees have become ‘Ambassadors of Change’ and are guiding others to achieve their dreams, thus forming a human chain.

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