Tag: Dussehra

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Dussehra: Twin City gears for ‘green’ immersion ceremony

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: After ten days of Durga Puja festivities, it is now time to bid adieu to goddess Durga. Elaborate measures have been undertaken by the puja committees as well the administrations of the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar for the immersion ceremony tomorrow. In a bid to prevent water pollution, several artificial ponds have […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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Salary Hike Announced For Govt Employees Ahead of Dussehra

Kolkata: The West Bengal Cabinet on Monday approved recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission and said it will be implemented from January 1 next year. In some cases, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee approved hikes more than what was suggested by the pay panel, state Finance Minister Amit Mitra said adding that no arrear would be […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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7th Pay Commission Latest News: Salary Hike For CG Employees After PM Modi’s Return?

7th Pay Commission: With the festival of Dussehra round the corner, the Central government employees’ expectations are high from the Narendra Modi government regarding increase in salary- minimum pay and Dearness Allowance. PM Modi, who has already concluded his U.S. visit after attending diverse range of programmes, is all set to return to India today. […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Odisha Invokes Goddess Durga On ‘Maha Sasthi’; Saptami Rituals Held At Shakti Pithas

Bhubaneswar: It is that time of the year when people in Odisha are dipped in spirituality to welcome Devi Durga. On the occasion of ‘Maha Sashthi’ today, the ‘bilwa barana’ rituals were performed at puja pandals across Odisha. As official sources, special arrangements have been made by puja organisers in the Twin cities of Cuttack […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Rajnath Singh To Perform Shastra Puja In Paris on Tuesday

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will on Tuesday perform ‘Shastra Puja’ (worship of weapons) on the occasion of Dussehra in Paris where he will receive the first Rafale fighter jet, officials said. Singh has been performing ‘Shastra Puja’ for last several years including in his tenure as the Union Home Minister in the previous […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Modi extends Dussehra, Air Force Day greetings

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended greetings to the nations on the occasions of Dussehra and Air Force Day. “Greetings on the auspicious occasion of #VijayaDashami,” Modi tweeted. विजयादशमी के पावन पर्व पर आप सभी को हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं। Greetings on the auspicious occasion of #VijayaDashami. pic.twitter.com/V0xjMuzUSL — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 8, […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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India Receives First Rafale Fighter In France On Dussehra

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh formally received the first of the 36 Rafale fighter jets in France on the occasion of Dussehra which is being celebrated across India on Tuesday. The fighter jet was handed over at Merignac at a facility of Dassault Aviation, the manufacturer of Rafale jets. Dassault Aviation CEO Eric Trappier […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Modi Attends Dussehra Event, Calls For Saving Water, Energy

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the occasion of Dussehra on Tuesday, called for saving energy and water and asked the people to take a pledge to do the same. “On Vijaya Dashami, at a time when we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, I have a request for my fellow citizens. Let […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Durga Puja Festivities Draw To A Close In Odisha With Ravan Podi

Bhubaneswar: Durga Puja festivities came to an end with the burning of gigantic effigies of demon king Ravan on Vijaya Dashami today. The event, which marks the victory of good over evil, was celebrated with much pomp and grandeur across Odisha on Tuesday. Massive security arrangements were put in place across several venues in twin […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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COVID Impact - No Ganesh Puja In Cuttack This Year, Uncertainty Also Looms Over Dussehra

Cuttack: It seems the Covid pandemic which is yet to show any signs of receding will also play spoilsport on the most joyous part of the year, the festive season at least for people of Odisha. The Ganesh Puja which generally marks the beginning of festive season will not be held in Cuttack this year […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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Durga Puja In Odisha: Height Of Idols Capped At 4-Ft For All Pandals

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: Following an inspection in the silver city, Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi reportedly informed that the height of idols at Durga Puja pandals during Dussehra celebrations this year would not exceed 4-ft, as decided by the State government earlier. The decision comes after the Orissa High Court refused to intervene on the government’s directive and […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
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Durga Puja 2020: Ganjam Admin Issues Guidelines For Dussehra Celebrations

Berhampur: The district administration of Ganjam has reportedly issued guidelines to be followed during the observance of Durga Puja and Dussehra this year in view of the prevailing Covid-19 situation. The height of the Durga idol has been capped at 4-ft for all the puja pandals and mandaps. This apart, restrictions have been imposed on […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
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Digital Dussehra: What OTT Platforms Have In Store

New Delhi: There is history, humour, lots of violence and and a lot more drama in store, as OTT platforms lay out the spread for the festival weekend. IANS brings you a list of upcoming shows and films that you must shortlist for your definite Dussehra watch. MIRZAPUR 2 It’s finally time for the second […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
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Odisha: RTOs To Remain Open During Dussehra Holidays

Bhubaneswar: The State Transport Department (STA) on Thursday announced that the all regional transport offices (RTOs) will remain open for two days during the Dussehra holidays. Such decision has been taken to facilitate registration of vehicles during the festive season. The RTOs will remain open from 3 PM to 5 PM on October 24 and […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
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2 Criminals Held For Demanding Rs 20 Lakh Extortion From Builder

Cuttack: Sending a clear message to criminals seeking to thrive on extortion, Commissionerate Police on Wednesday night arrested two youths who threatened a builder at gunpoint and demanded Rs 20 lakh. Addressing a presser, Cuttack DCP, Prateek Singh today informed that the two accused – Jitendra Parida and Govinda Sahu have been arrested and two […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
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