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Odisha chief minister to give free laptops to students next week

News: CM Naveen Patnaik, will be distributing free laptops to meritorious students of the 2014-15 academic year on Wednesday, at Berhampur. This scheme is modelled on similar earlier schemes in Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. The Odisha scheme is under the Biju Yuva Shashaktikaran Yojana. The state government has ...

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Special development programme for Maoist-hit blocks in Odisha

News: The administration is set to launch a special programme, Operation Blue Moon, in Maoist-hit Narayanpatna and Bandhugaon blocks of Odisha’s Koraput district, would be launched on August 4 and will span over eight weeks, Collector of Koraput district Jaya Kumar V said. During the period, people’s grievances will be addressed, surprise inspection of government ...

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