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Tirkey refuses offer
: Former Indian hockey captain Dilip Tirkey who retired in May, has rejected the offer of becoming a part of the selection board of the Indian Hockey Federation. IHF had named Tirkey in a list of four selectors on Tuesday.
: The Bhubaneswar city finals of Limca Book of Records Quiz 2010 held at DAV Public School was won by St Joseph’s High School on Wednesday. The school will represent Bhubaneswar in the semi-finals. Around 150 students from 33 schools in Bhubaneswar participated, out of which, six schools competed in the city finals. The schools were St Joseph’s High School, DAV Public School, Unit-8, DAV Public School and others.
: Protesting Union law minister Veerappa Moily’s statement that Centre would consider demands for setting up a circuit bench court in Western Orissa, the lawyers of Orissa high court would go for a ceasework on Monday.
: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) students’ wing on Friday decided to enroll 1 lakh members in its party folds. A decision to this effect was taken at the party state executive body meeting.
: Eleven people, including two police constables, were injured when a police van met with an accident near Kakiriguma in Malkangiri district. Advisor of Chasi Mulia Sangha (an association of farmers and labourers) Gananath Patra was also injured.
: The Hanseo University, South Korea, has conferred an honorary doctorate degree on KIIT & KISS founder A. Samanta for integrating quality education with human values and social service. KIIT has earned a name in professional education, while KISS is the biggest tribal residential institute in the world.
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