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  • 2 Insas rifles with 383 live cartridges recovered by Dumka Police
  • Sisodia meets Maliwal on fourth day of her strike
  • End of withdrawal process, 237 candidates to battle out in 5th phase
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  • Setback for Lalu Yadav as Jharkhand HC rejects bail in Dumka Treasury Case
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Naveen institutes annual award in the name of “Suraj” to encourage organ donation

Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 (UNI) Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today announced to institute
an annual award in the name of Suraj who saved the lives of six persons after death.
Suraj has become an inspiring story for millions of Odisha Mr Patnaik said while
announcing the award in his name to encourage organ donation.
A resident of Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district, Suraj who was working in Surat lost his
life after facing an unfortunate fatal road accident on October 29 last.
After struggling for about 5-6 days in hospital,Suraj was declared brain dead on
November 2 by the doctors. His parents were contacted by a local NGO and they
decided to donate his organs to save lives of others.
Accordingly, his Heart, Liver, two Kidneys and both the Eyes were transplanted to
save lives of six persons.
Suraj ‘s Heart was carried by plane to Fortis Hospital in Mumbai and was transplanted
in the body of a woman. Both his Kidneys and the Liver were transplanted into three
persons in Ahamadabad and the two Eyes went to two persons in Surat.
Suraj’s father Babuli Sethi and mother Gitanjali Sethi today met Chief Minister Naveen
Patnaik at Lok Seva Bhawan
Mr Patnaik who highly appreciated their noble act and said, this will be an exemplary
inspiration to society.
The chief minister announced a homestead land and Biju Pucca Ghar for them.
He also announced an assistance of Rs.5 lakh from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund as
a recognition for their inspiring humane act.
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2 Insas rifles with 383 live cartridges recovered by Dumka Police

06 Dec 2019 | 7:02 PM

Dumka, Dec 6 (UNI) In a joint operation conducted by the district police and jawans
of SSB, couple of Insas rifles which had been looted by the maoists from police were
recovered during a search operation conducted in Bhuski Pahadi under Raneshwar
Police Station area of this district.

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End of withdrawal process, 237 candidates to battle out in 5th phase

06 Dec 2019 | 6:59 PM

Ranchi, Dec 6 (UNI) A total of 9 candidates have withdrawn their nominations at the
end of the stipulated time frame for withdrawal of nominations leaving behind 237
candidates for the fifth phase of polls on 16 seats of the Santhal Pargana division
where voting will be held on December 20.

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Dead Wild boar seized, four taxidermists arrested

06 Dec 2019 | 6:53 PM

Kendrapara, Dec 6 (UNI) Forest personnel today arrested four taxidermist for their alleged involvement in killing a wild boar in the Sunei Rupei protected forest under Rajnagar forest
Range within Bhitarkanika National Park.

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Sudeb Suhana to debut as Cis-woman lead in Debadrita’s upcoming short film

06 Dec 2019 | 6:50 PM

Kolkata,Dec 6 (UNI) Swagatam Film Production’s maiden venture 'Goodbye Beautiful'
is a path breaking short film that portrays a Trans-woman as a Lead Cis-woman for
the first time ever in Kolkata.

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Setback for Lalu Yadav as Jharkhand HC rejects bail in Dumka Treasury Case

Setback for Lalu Yadav as Jharkhand HC rejects bail in Dumka Treasury Case

06 Dec 2019 | 6:48 PM

Ranchi, Dec 6 (UNI) In a major set back for jailed former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD
supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav as the Jharkhand High Court today rejected his bail
petition in the Dumka treasury case of the fodder scam.

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