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Amidst high security, Odisha goes to polls in 5 Lok Sabha,35 Assembly seats

Bhubaneswar, May 19 (UNI) Under the cover of high security and deployment of 102 Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), Odisha will go to polls on Monday in five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats to decide the fate of 305 candidates.
The state witnessed pre-poll violence at Khallikote on May 15 in which one BJP worker was killed and three others seriously injured. The state government had already ordered a SIT probe into the poll violence.
Besides, the murder of a BJP-supported youth, Berhampur BJP Lok Sabha candidate Dr.Pradeep Panigrahi was also assaulted seriously. He has since been admitted to the AIIMS, Bhubaneswar and has undergone surgery.
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International Yoga Day celebrated across Arunachal

International Yoga Day celebrated across Arunachal

21 Jun 2024 | 2:58 PM

Itanagar, June 21 (UNI) Along with the rest of the world, the 10th International Day of Yoga was celebrated in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday with the people enthusiastically participating in the Yoga sessions across the State. The theme for the IDY celebration was ‘Yoga for Self and Society”.

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Manipur Governor, CM take part in yoga day observation

Manipur Governor, CM take part in yoga day observation

21 Jun 2024 | 12:42 PM

Imphal, June 21 (UNI) Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey and Chief Minister N Biren Singh led the state in celebrating The International Day of Yoga on Friday.

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Assam Rifles troops organise Yoga in Manipur

21 Jun 2024 | 2:23 AM

Imphal, June 20 (UN) Troops of Assam Rifles organised yoga related events in Manipur to make people aware of Yoga and its benefits.

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Tejaswi to challenge Patna High Court verdict on reservation before the Supreme court

Tejaswi to challenge Patna High Court verdict on reservation before the Supreme court

20 Jun 2024 | 11:03 PM

Patna, June 20 (UNI) Leader of opposition in Bihar assembly Tejaswi Prasad Yadav on Thursday said he would appeal to the Supreme Court against the Patna High Court verdict scrapping the hike in the reservation quota for SCs, STs, OBCs, and EBCs in case the state government failed to challenge the judgement before the top court.

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Bihar govt to challenge HC order scrapping job quota hike

20 Jun 2024 | 9:54 PM

Patna, June 20 (UNI) Bihar Government will appeal to the Supreme Court against the Patna High Court judgement scrapping the hike in reservation from 50 per cent to 65 per cent for SCs, STs, OBCs and EBCs in government services in the state.

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