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12 Sep
31-year-old Visakh Gangadharan, an assistant professor, finds time after online sessions to sanitize houses where #COVID19 patients are quarantined.
@satish_TNIE @xpresskerala @MSKiranPrakash @VeenaGeorge03…
@satish_TNIE @xpresskerala @MSKiranPrakash @VeenaGeorge03 Disability is not a barrier to success. The difficulties these two physically disabled sisters experienced in their journey to become wheelchair basketball champions should be an inspiration to us all.
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@satish_TNIE @xpresskerala @MSKiranPrakash @VeenaGeorge03 @omjasvinMD @xpresstn @AntoJoseph @mkstalin Meet the first Indian double-leg amputee to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Kosciuszko and Mount Elbrus where the temperature dips between minus 15 and 25 degree C with snowfall and wind speed at 70 kmph.
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11 Sep
#VijayRupani resigned as the CM of Gujarat, a year before the state heads to the polls at the end of 2022.…
Names of #Gujarat Dy CM #NitinPatel, state agriculture minister #RCFaldu, Union ministers Purshottam Rupala and Mansukh Mandaviya are doing rounds amid speculation over who will succeed #VijayRupani as #gujaratcm.
#VijayRupani may have been a soft-spoken CM, but political observers feel that it may have also contributed to his image of being a 'weak' CM, who allowed bureaucrats to overrule the political leadership in taking key decisions.
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5 Aug
#BREAKING | Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins #Silver at #Tokyo2020 in Men's Freestyle 57 kg category.
#TokyoOlympics #IndiaAtOlympics #RaviKumarDahiya
#Tokyo2020 | Though #RaviDahiya lost the men's freestyle 57 kg title clash 4-7 to reigning world champion #ZavurUgev, he has become the second Indian wrestler ever to win a silver medal at the #Olympics.
#TokyoOlympics2020 #OlympicGames
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5 Aug
#India beats Germany 5-4 to bring home the #Bronze medal.
#Olympics #TokyoOlympics #IndianHockey #Hockey
The Indian men’s #Hockey team finally erased that unwanted record with a soul-stirring, heart-stopping, finger-nail chewing 5-4 win over Germany in the bronze medal match at the #TokyoOlympics.
#Cheer4India #Olympics #IndianHockey
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4 Aug
According to the Delhi Police, the minor girl died under suspicious circumstances, even as her parents alleged that she was raped and her body was forcibly cremated by a crematorium priest.…
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets the family of the minor girl who was allegedly raped, murdered and cremated without her parents' consent in Old Nangal crematorium.
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Congress leader #RahulGandhi assured his support to the family of the Dalit minor girl who was allegedly raped, murdered and cremated without her parents' consent in Delhi's Nangal.
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2 Aug
Indian women's #Hockey team determined to prove a point, produced a strong and brave performance to eke out the narrow win over the Hockeyroos.
#Tokyo2020 #OlympicGames #IndianHockey…
Let us take a look at the lives and careers of the ladies of the Indian women's hockey team, who scripted history by qualifying for the semifinals of the Olympics for the first time.
#Tokyo2020 #TokyoOlympics #IndiaAtOlympics @TheHockeyIndia @imranirampal…
#BREAKING | Indian women's hockey team lose against Argentina in the semifinal match, to take on Great Britain in bronze medal clash (ANI)
#Tokyo2020 #TokyoOlympics
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30 Nov 20
BJP leader and MLA from Rajasthan's Rajsamand, Kiran Maheshwari passes away at Medanta Hospital in Haryana's Gurugram. She was undergoing treatment after testing positive for #COVID19.

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Tamil Nadu government extends #COVID19 related restrictions till December 30 and Chennai's Marina Beach is set to reopen after December 14.

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" #COVID19 Positivity rate is down to 7.24% from 15.26%. It has become less than half since November 7, which is a sign of relief as it means that the outbreak is on the perpetual decline," said Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain.
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29 Nov 20
Shashi Tharoor and the battle for belonging | OLF2020 | EE90…
Congress MP and Author @ShashiTharoor talks on nationalism, Hindutva movement, Indian politics and more in #OdishaLitFest20 with @PrabhuChawla and @kavereeb.

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"Unless globalisation itself becomes more equitable in the benefit it gives people, an inward-looking isolationist mindset will rise in many countries," says Congress MP and author @ShashiTharoor in #OdishaLitFest20 with @PrabhuChawla and @kavereeb.

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29 Nov 20
The art of writing film biographies | OLF2020 | EE88…
Film Critic and Author @chhabs talks on his three books which describes the life of Shashi Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and Priyanka Chopra in #OdishaLitFest20 with @kavereeb and @sudhirsrinivasn.

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Journalist and Author Karishma Upadhyay talks on her book - Parveen Babi: A Life where she describes her life, career and more.
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29 Nov 20
During #CycloneNivar members of several NGOs in Chennai came together and rescued around 50 dogs and cattle from severely inundated areas.
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@omjasvinMD @xpresstn #CycloneNivar | #Nivar Meetpu Kuzhu, a team of over 100 NGOs from across Tamil Nadu, attended to over 10,000 emergency requests in a span of 48 hours.
@kv_navya @xpresstn @gsvasu_TNIE @santhoshexpress…
@omjasvinMD @xpresstn @kv_navya @gsvasu_TNIE @santhoshexpress The mission to save a family of three began at 1.50 am for these policemen, hours after #Nivarpuyal had made landfall. A woman in #Puducherry stuck with her 71-year-old mother and 9-year-old child.
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29 Nov 20
With 41,810 new #COVID19 new cases, India's total infection tally rose to 93,92,920.

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Over 70 percent of the 496 #coronavirus deaths reported in the past 24 hours were contributed by Delhi, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Haryana, Punjab, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh & Rajasthan, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.…
In the last seven days, Chennai has recorded a negative case growth of 1.6 per cent which means the daily discharge rate has been higher than the daily new #COVID19 cases.
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29 Nov 20
This 28-year-old doctor from Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu is on a mission to create awareness about organ donation and has campaigned across 15 districts in two months which led to 12,000 people enlisting for organ donation.
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@asnaniraajesh @gsvasu_TNIE 26-year-old Chandan Nayal from Uttarakhand left his highly rewarded job to save the environment and travels to the state’s glaciers every year to assess the ground situation of the remotest villages.
@VineetTNIE @cmo_uttarakhand…
The determination of villagers in Arunachal Pradesh's East Siang to develop the hitherto dilapidated schools slowly yielded results. So far, renovation work in 80 of the 119 government schools has been completed.
@prasmaz_tnie @PemaKhanduBJP @ArunachalCMO…
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28 Nov 20
What is the new idea of India? | OLF2020 | EE87…
"We have a hypocritical attitude towards profit. We say we don't need money, but what happens is people who are politically connected end up making money anyway," says author @harshmadhusudan in #OdishaLitFest20.
@PrabhuChawla @kavereeb.

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"The very foundation of our civilisation, we had the notion of a balanced view of life," says former Rajya Sabha MP @PavanK_Varma in #OdishaLitFest20 with @PrabhuChawla and @kavereeb.

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28 Nov 20
Sudha Murty's life in writing | OLF2020 | EE86…
Author #SudhaMurthy talks on storybooks, #COVID19 pandemic and more in #OdishaLitFest20.
@kavereeb #OdishaLiteraryFestival2020

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"I prefer telling stories and imbibing knowledge than scaring children," says author #SudhaMurthy talking on fairy tales in #OdishaLitFest20 with @kavereeb.

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28 Nov 20
How has the pandemic impacted Odia Literature? | OLF2020 | EE85…
Bijay Nayak, former director of the department of culture speaks on how the pandemic has impacted of Odia literature in #OdishaLitFest20.

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Acclaimed Poet Saqti Mohanty talks about songs, books and poems which inspired and gave him courage during the #COVID19 pandemic.
#OdishaLitFest20 @XpressOdisha @kavereeb

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28 Nov 20
With 41,322 new #COVID19 cases & 485 more deaths, India's total cases touched 93,51,110 & the death toll crossed 1,36,200.…
While many people from urban areas are flocking to participate in #CoronaVaccine trials, those from villages are not keen and are hesitant to enrol themselves.
#COVIDー19 @ajithms @XpressBengaluru…
@ajithms @XpressBengaluru Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company #HeteroDrugs has reached an agreement with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) to produce over 100 million doses per year of the RDIF’s #SputnikV #Covid19 vaccine in India.
#CoronavirusVaccine @XpressHyderabad…
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27 Nov 20
Mira Nair on Suitable Adaptations | OLF2020 | EE83…
Filmmaker @MiraPagliNair talks on #ASuitableBoy, how the series came into being, politics in the country and more.
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"If we don't tell our own stories, nobody else will," says filmmaker @MiraPagliNair as she talks on her career, childhood and more in #OdishaLitFest20 with @kavereeb.

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27 Nov 20
Ed Luce on Writing in Trump's America | OLF2020 | EE82…
Author and Journalist @EdwardGLuce talks on #DonaldTrump, #USAElections2020, challenges for Joe Biden and more in #OdishaLitFest20 with @kavereeb.

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What does middle-class mean to India and America? How does this change the country's economy? Author and Journalist @EdwardGLuce answers!
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15 Nov 20
The #DRDO carried out a successful test of the Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile system from ITR Chandipur, off the Odisha coast.
@DRDO_India @XpressOdisha
@DRDO_India @XpressOdisha India conducted a crucial developmental trial of indigenously built Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) with a live warhead from a defense facility off Odisha coast.
@TheHemantRout @XpressOdisha…
@DRDO_India @XpressOdisha @TheHemantRout From the #BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, Dhruvastra, Rudram-1 to #Shaurya, India has succeeded in testing multiple missiles which defence experts see as a message to China.
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8 Oct 20
Union Minister and LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan passes away at the age of 74.
Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, who recently underwent heart surgery in a Delhi hospital passed away at the age of 74. His son Chirag Paswan took to Twitter to confirm the news.
#RamVilasPaswan #RIPRamVilasPaswan…
#RamVilasPawan, one of India's most noted Dalit leaders, was elected as an MLA for the first time in 1969. Last year, he finished 50 years in politics and had served as a cabinet minister under five former Prime Ministers.

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8 Oct 20
Air Chief Marshal R K Bhadauria inspecting the guard of honour during the 88th #AirForceDay celebration in Hindon airbase.
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#AirForceDay2020 #IndianAirforceDay
@parveennegi1 @shibasahu2012 As the guardians of Indian skies turn 88 today, here is a look back at 'Operation Rahat' launched by the IAF after Uttarakhand was rocked by flash floods in 2013.
#IndianAirforceDay #AFDay2020 #IAFDay #Airwarriors…
@parveennegi1 @shibasahu2012 #Rafale soars high in the sky at the 88th #IndianAirforceDay celebration in Hindon airbase.
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@shibasahu2012 @IAF_MCC
#IAFDay #IndianAirForce
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