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1 Year Of Demonetization: Political Parties, Civil Societies Observe 'Black Day'

Bhubaneswar: Various political organisations and civil society outfits on Wednesday observed 'Black Day,' as a mark of protest against one year of demonetization. On November 8, 2016, the NDA Government led by Narendra Modi had announced ban of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denominations, leading to widespread criticism.

Political parties including CPI (M), Trinamool Congress and Congress held protest rallies in Bhubaneswar.

The members of Trinamool Congress burnt effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and raised slogans against the NDA Government.

Similarly, The Odisha unit of Congress also held a protest march from Congress Bhawan to RBI. Many senior leaders of the party including OPCC President Prasad Harichandan and hundreds of party workers took part in the protest march.

20 hospitals with 2,700 bed capacity to be set up in State

Bhubaneswar: At least 20 hospitals with 2,700 bed capacity will be set up in Odisha under Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode.While Rs 1 crore will ...

50 kg ganja seized, 3 held from Basta rly station

Balasore : Excise officials of seized 50 kg of ganja and arrested three persons, including a women, from Basta railway station in Balasore district th...

Cyclonic Circulation To Bring More Showers In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited rains finally lashed Odisha on Thursday bringing much needed respite from the scorching summer heat. The showers were tr...

Maiden air service between Bhubaneswar-Raipur begins

Bhubaneswar: The much awaited maiden air service between Bhubaneswar and Raipur of Chhatisgarh kicked off from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPI...