Uproar in Odisha Assembly over Rahul Gandhi's disqualification
Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2023 4:15:09 AM ISTHours after senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was expelled from the Parliament following his conviction in a criminal defamation case, the Odisha Assembly witnessed an uproar on Friday as the Congress members stalled the proceedings of the House by crea... read..
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik writes to Nitin Gadkari over pending NH-55 works
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 25, 2023 5:05:02 PM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in a letter to Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari asked for early completion of the Cuttack-Angul-Sambalpur section of NH-55... read..
Odisha: Mamata Banerjee meets Naveen Patnaik, calls to strengthen India's federal structure
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 24, 2023 7:05:32 AM ISTWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called on her Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneswar on Thursday.... read..
Midfielder Paul Ramfangzauva pens two-year contract extension with Odisha FC
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 24, 2023 12:06:27 AM ISTIndian Super League (ISL) franchise Odisha FC have reached an agreement with midfielder Paul Ramfangzauva over a two-year contract extension, the club announced through its social media handles.... read..
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik felicitates ISL Golden Boot award winner Diego Mauricio
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 23, 2023 11:05:47 PM ISTChief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik on Thursday felicitated Odisha FC's Diego Mauricio, who won the coveted ISL 2022-23 Golden Boot award and congratulated Diego for his exemplary performance and contribution to the Odisha FC's standing this season an... read..
Odisha waives entertainment tax on Kapil Sharma-starrer 'Zwigato'
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 23, 2023 9:35:04 AM ISTOdisha Government announced an exemption from entertainment tax for 'Zwigato' that was shot in Bhubaneswar.... read..
Odisha waives entertainment tax on 'Zwigato'
Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2023 2:45:11 AM ISTThe Odisha government on Wednesday announced exemption from entertainment tax for Bollywood film "Zwigato", which was shot in Bhubaneswar.... read..
Odisha makes provision of Rs 250 cr to address malnutrition issues
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 23, 2023 2:39:15 AM ISTIn a bid to address malnutrition among adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating mothers and children under six years of age in the state, Odisha Government has made a provision of Rs 250 crore under Mukhyamantri Sampoorna Pushti Yojana (MSPY) for 2023-24,... read..
Mamata visits Jagannath temple, terms scheduled meeting with Patnaik courtesy call
Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM ISTWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a three-day visit to Odisha, on Wednesday visited Jagannath temple in Puri and offered prayers for the welfare of all.... read..
Odisha CM announces Rs 3 lakh ex gratia for kin of 3 students killed in car accident
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 22, 2023 10:05:19 PM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 3 lakh to kin of the three deceased students who were killed in a tragic car accident today.... read..
RBI governor lays foundation stone for data centre, cybersecurity training institute in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 22, 2023 7:05:27 PM ISTReserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for the establishment of a Greenfield Data Centre and Enterprise Computing and Cybersecurity Training Institute in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.... read..
Charge sheet in minister murder case will be filed on time: Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2023 3:15:09 AM ISTThe charge sheet in the murder of minister Naba Kishore Das will be filed within prescribed time frame, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik told the Odisha Assembly on Tuesday.... read..
Odisha celebrates Pakhala Diwas
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 21, 2023 8:06:03 AM ISTOdisha celebrated Pakhala Diwas on Monday.... read..
Odisha approves Rs 6,283 cr outlay to develop cyclone resilient network in coastal areas
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 21, 2023 5:04:34 AM ISTOdisha Distribution Reforms Committee headed by Chief Secretary Pradeep Jena on Monday approved Rs 6,283 crore outlay during its meeting on Monday.... read..
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik approves master plan for development of Shakti Peeths
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 21, 2023 4:34:57 AM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday approved the master plan for the development of three "Shakti Peeth" in the state.... read..
Odisha minister's murder accused submitted medical documents citing psychiatric disorder twice
Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2023 3:15:09 AM ISTOdisha minister Naba Das' assassinator Gopal Das had submitted medical documents to police department about his treatment for psychiatric disorder twice after remaining absent unauthorisedly.... read..
Odisha: Number of free diagnostic services at govt-run medical centres rises to 146
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 20, 2023 9:37:41 PM ISTAiming to provide qualitative universal health care for the people of Odisha, the state government has expanded the range of free diagnostic services to 146 tests to the entire population of the state irrespective of income level in Government hospitals a... read..
Odisha farmers take out rally against power sector privatisation, demand free electricity
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 20, 2023 9:37:38 PM ISTHundreds of farmers, under the banner of Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS), on Monday took out a rally and held a demonstration against the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government seeking roll back electricity privatization and providing free electricity... read..
Odisha MLAs urge govt to hike old age, widow pensions
Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2023 4:15:09 AM ISTAmid rising prices of commodities, members of the Odisha Assembly, cutting across party lines, on Friday urged the state government to enhance the pensions being given to elderly persons, widows, and persons with disabilities.... read..
"State Govt to resolve demands of agitating drivers within three months", Odisha Chief Secretary
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 17, 2023 1:06:20 PM ISTIn view of the ongoing State wide strike of 'Odisha Driver Mahasangha' along with other associations, Pradeep Kumar Jena, the Chief Secretary of Odisha on Thursday assured the members of 'Driver Ekata Mahasangha' to resolve their demands within three mont... read..
Odisha Police issue public notice to IPS officer for unauthorised absence
Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2023 2:15:09 AM ISTThe Odisha Police on Thursday issued a public notice to IPS officer N.B. Bharathi who has remained absent from duty in an unauthorised manner since 2017.... read..
'Odisha spent Rs 261.76 cr in construction of Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium'
Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM ISTThe Odisha government has made an expenditure of Rs 261.76 crore for construction of the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela, sports minister Tusharkanti Behera told the state Assembly on Thursday.... read..
Opposition slams Odisha govt over rising forest fire incidents in state
Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2023 3:15:09 AM ISTThe opposition Congress and BJP on Wednesday slammed the Odisha's BJD government over increasing incidents of forest fires across the state during the past few weeks.... read..
Drivers in Odisha launch indefinite stir, public transport paralysed
Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2023 2:45:09 AM ISTPublic and commercial transport drivers in Odisha, under the banner of Driver Ekata Manch, on Wednesday launched an indefinite strike over their 10 point charter of demands.... read..
Work in mission mode to make Odisha number one in fish production, CM Naveen Patnaik tells new recruits
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 16, 2023 2:05:52 AM ISTAs many as 115 newly recruited assistant Fisheries officers joined the State Fisheries and Animal Resources Development department, as per an official release.... read..
Odisha: Tribal Artists from 8 states participate in National Tribal Dance Fest
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 15, 2023 1:05:11 PM ISTTribal folk artists from eight states, showcased dance forms depicting their unique culture and folklore at the National Tribal Dance Festival 2023 in Oridha's Bhubaneswar on Tuesday.... read..
Odisha intensifies surveillance for H3N2 virus
Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM ISTThe Odisha government has intensified its ILI (influenza-like illness) and SARI (severe acute respiratory infections) surveillance system following detection of 59 H3N2 cases, a health official said on Tuesday.... read..
784 elephant deaths in 10 years in Odisha: Forest Minister
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 14, 2023 11:35:23 PM ISTThe Minister of Forest and Environment of Odisha, Pradip Kumar Amat on Tuesday informed the State Assembly about the death of 784 elephants which includes various incidents and diseases.... read..
Pradhan seeks long-term action plan to prevent forest fires in Odisha
Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2023 3:15:08 AM ISTExpressing concern about sudden jump in the incident of forest fires in Odisha, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday urged Union Forest Minister Bhupender Yadav to prepare a long-term action plan for preventing and mitigating future forest fires in... read..
59 H3N2 Influenza cases detected in Odisha in 2 Months: State Health department
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 12, 2023 4:34:19 AM ISTA total 59 H3N2 Influenza cases has been confirmed out of 225 samples collected in the month of January and February this year in the State. Confirming this Director Dr Sanghamitra Pati, Regional Medical Research Center (RMRC) Bhubaneswar, said that "Symp... read..
Odisha CM Patnaik's secy reviews welfare projects in Sundargarh
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 12, 2023 12:05:30 AM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's Secretary (5T) VK Pandian reviewed different development and welfare projects in Sundargarh district on Saturday.... read..
Amit Shah to visit Odisha on March 26
Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2023 3:15:09 AM ISTAhead of the 2024 Lok Sabha and Odisha Assembly elections, senior BJP leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to visit Odisha on March 26.... read..
59 H3N2 influenza cases detected in Odisha
Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2023 2:15:09 AM ISTAt least 59 H3N2 influenza cases were detected in Odisha during the last two months, said director of regional medical research centre (RMRC)-Bhubaneswar, Sanghamitra Pati here on Saturday.... read..
Odisha announces Rs 500cr livelihood scheme for tribals
Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2023 5:15:09 AM ISTThe Odisha government has announced a new livelihood and income-generating scheme for the tribal people with an outlay of Rs 500 crore, an official said on Friday.... read..
Odisha CM inaugurates sports complex, three hockey training centres in Sundargarh district
Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2023 5:15:08 AM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated multiple sports projects that will play a significant role in the holistic development of sports in Sundargarh district, which is reputed for producing many national and international-level player... read..
Odisha CM receives Guinness Book of Records certificate for Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium
Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2023 4:45:09 AM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday received the certificate of recognition from the Guinness Book of World Records for Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela being the world's largest fully seated hockey stadium.... read..
Two non-Odia officers behind minister's murder, alleges BJ leader
Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2023 4:45:09 AM ISTDropping a bombshell in the murder case of Odisha minister Naba Das, senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra alleged on Thursday that two non-Odia officers were the masterminds behind the incident.... read..
Odisha CM Patnaik receives certificate from Guinness Book of World Records for Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 10, 2023 11:35:47 PM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday received the certificate of recognition from the Guinness Book of World Records for Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium, Rourkela, which was adjudged as the world's largest fully-seated hockey stadium.... read..
Odisha to implement 'Livelihoods Cluster Development' initiative for economic empowerment of tribal communities
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 10, 2023 5:03:55 PM ISTWith the aim to empower the tribal communities, the Odisha government to implement the 'Livelihoods Cluster Development' initiative under "Mukhya Mantri Janajati Jeebika Mission" through the State sector scheme "ST Livelihood and Income Generating Program... read..
Prime accused in Balasore acid attack arrested: Odisha Police
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 10, 2023 8:05:16 AM ISTPolice have arrested the main accused in the alleged acid attack on his second wife who succumbed to her injuries six days after the incident, in Odisha's Balasore, officials said on Friday, adding it was a "pre-planned murder".... read..
Odisha CM flags off blood collection, vaccine vans
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 9, 2023 11:34:38 PM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday flagged off new blood collection and vaccine vans for service at different regions of the State.... read..
3 injured after fire breaks out at Market complex in Odisha
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 9, 2023 5:33:21 AM ISTAt least three people were left injured after a fire broke out at a market complex in Odisha'a Puri district, officials said on Thursday.... read..
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan celebrates Holi at his residence
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 8, 2023 4:04:34 PM ISTUnion Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday celebrated the festival of Holi with his family, friends and party leaders at his residence in Bhubaneswar.... read..
Minister murder: BJP MLAs meet Odisha Governor, claim 'lawlessness'
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 6, 2023 11:04:38 PM ISTBJP legislators, led by Leader of Opposition (LoP) Jayanarayan Mishra, met Odisha Governor, Professor Ganeshi Lal, on Monday and submitted a memorandum against the state government over alleged lawlessness.... read..
Women's Car Rally with unique themes organized in Bhubaneswar ahead of International Women's Day
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 6, 2023 12:04:26 AM IST'Seva Prayas Foundation' here on Sunday organized a 'Women's Car's Rally' in Odisha's capital city ahead of International Women's Day.... read..
Odisha: Mining dept official held; DA worth Rs 1.64cr detected
Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2023 2:15:09 AM ISTThe Odisha Vigilance Department on Saturday arrested additional director of mines, Umesh Chandra Jena, after detecting Rs 1.64 crore cash along with other disproportionate assets (DA) in his possession.... read..
CM Naveen Patnaik announces University of Health Sciences to streamline medical education in Odisha
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 5, 2023 11:03:46 PM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday approved the establishment of Odisha University of Health Sciences to ensure the provision of uniform and quality medical education in the State.... read..
Odisha CM inaugurates Biju Patnaik expressway, economic corridor
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 5, 2023 10:34:27 PM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday inaugurated Biju Patnaik Expressway at Ampani and Biju Patnaik Economic Corridor from Sohela in the western district of the state on the occasion of the 107th birth anniversary of former CM Biju Patnaik.... read..
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik unveils Biju Patnaik's 'Dakota' aircraft for public viewing in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 5, 2023 5:04:41 PM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday unveiled former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik's iconic "Dakota" DC3 (AT-AUI) aircraft for public display at Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar, said a statement.... read..
Odisha CM inaugurates flight service between Bhubaneswar and Rangeilunda airstrip
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 5, 2023 2:04:09 PM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday flagged off the first non-scheduled flight service between Bhubaneswar and Rangeilunda in Ganjam district.... read..
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik unveils Biju Patnaik's iconic "Dakota" aircraft for public display
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 5, 2023 1:03:46 PM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday unveiled former CM Biju Patnaik's iconic "Dakota" DC3 (AT-AUI) aircraft for public display at Biju Patnaik International Airport Bhubaneswar.... read..