Friday, February 21, 2020

Amit Shah to attend EZC meet in Odisha on Feb 28

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will attend the 24th Eastern Zonal Council (EZC) meeting here on February 28. Shah's two-day Odisha visit will begin on February 28.... read..

India to now face Australian test in FIH Hockey Pro League

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
After having faced two out of the top-3 ranked sides in their opening FIH Hockey Pro League 2020 encounters, World No 4 India will be facing World No 2 Australia in two intriguing ties here at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium on Friday and Saturday.... read..

On Maha Shivratri, Odisha artist creates miniature of 'Shiva Linga'

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 21, 2020 4:41:23 AM IST
Renowned miniature artist L Eswar Rao has crafted a miniature model of 'Shiva Linga' on a pencil nib and on the stone inside a small bottle on the occasion of Maha Shivratri.... read..

Social worker Agus Indra Udayana visits photo museum of 'Indonesia's hero' Biju Patnaik

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 21, 2020 6:41:21 AM IST
Indonesian social worker and Padma Shri awardee Agus Indra Udayana on Thursday visited the photo museum of Biju Patnaik -- the former Chief Minister of Odisha, who played a role in the Indonesian freedom struggle.... read..

Odisha govt collects Rs 38.67 cr fine under new MV Act

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
The Odisha government has collected over Rs 38.67 crore as fine for violation of traffic norms under the amended Motor Vehicle (MV) Act 2019, said a Minister on Thursday.... read..

Focusing to achieve consistent performances, says Indian hockey coach

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 20, 2020 8:41:32 PM IST
Ahead of the upcoming two matches against Australia in FIH Hockey Pro League, Indian men's team coach Graham Reid on Thursday said that he is focusing on how to get consistent performances out of the side.... read..

Odisha FM presents Rs 1.50 lakh cr Budget for 2020-21

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari presented a Rs 1.50 lakh crore Budget for 2020-21 in the Assembly on Tuesday, apart from a separate Agriculture Budget of Rs 19,408 crore.... read..

Odisha govt not utilising central schemes: Ram Madhav

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Ram Madhav on Wednesday said the Odisha government is not proactive in taking advantage of the Central government schemes.... read..

Was always determined to make comeback: Chinglensana

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
India's work ethic in the midfield has proved to be the difference in their initial four matches of the FIH Hockey Pro League 2020 which sees them sit in the third spot on the table with eight points from four matches. The team has certainly benefited fro... read..

246 elephants died in Odisha in last 3 years: Minister

Bhubaneswar(Odisha) | February 19, 2020 9:41:23 AM IST
As many as 246 elephants were killed in Odisha in the last three years, said Bikram Keshari Arukh, Forest and Environment Minister, while speaking in the State Assembly on Tuesday.... read..

Pradhan urges Odisha CM to send proposal for medical college

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has requested Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to send a proposal to the Centre for establishment of a medical college in Bhadrak district under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakaram (PMJVK).... read..

Govt to focus on employment, value addition: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said the state government is going to focus on employment and value addition on a big scale comparable to the best in the world.... read..

Opposition creates ruckus in Odisha Assembly over neglect of Odia language by govt

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 18, 2020 8:41:26 PM IST
The Odisha Assembly on Tuesday saw a heated debate as both the Congress and BJP MLAs blamed the state government for neglecting the Odia language.... read..

246 elephants died in Odisha in 3 years: Minister

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
As many as 246 elephants died in Odisha due to various reasons in the last three years, the Odisha government informed the Assembly on Tuesday.... read..

Bill identifying socially backward classes passed in Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 18, 2020 12:11:27 PM IST
The Odisha Assembly on Monday passed the Odisha State Backward Classes (Amendment) Bill. The move will enable the state's Backward Class Commission to conduct a survey for identifying socially and economically backward classes on the basis of socio-educat... read..

Australia looking forward to take India at FIH Hockey Pro League 2020

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 17, 2020 2:11:28 PM IST
The Australian hockey team, arrived in Bhubaneswar on Sunday night, looking forward to take India in the upcoming two FIH Hockey Pro League matches.... read..

Odisha's economy estimated to grow at 6.16% in 2019-20

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Odisha's economy is estimated to grow at 6.16 per cent in 2019-20 as against 7.90 per cent in 2018-19, a report said on Monday.... read..

Odisha's GDP to grow at 6.1 per cent in financial year 2019-20: Economic Survey

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 17, 2020 7:41:27 PM IST
Odisha's Economic Survey has projected the state's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to grow at 6.1 per cent in the financial year 2019-20 against 7.9 per cent in the financial year 2018-19.... read..

Aus looking to put up strong show against India in Hockey Pro League

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
After bouncing back from two defeats against Belgium with two victories over Great Britain, Australia will now to continue with their good form when they take on India in their upcoming two matches in the second edition of the FIH Hockey Pro League.... read..

Odisha Budget session: House adjourned thrice amid ruckus over lottery system

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 17, 2020 9:11:30 PM IST
The Odisha Assembly was on Monday adjourned thrice after BJP MLAs created a ruckus for not executing a lottery system for members to ask questions.... read..

Our resolve to carve out a new Odisha-empowered Odisha is firm: Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 17, 2020 11:11:24 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday emphasised that the state government is firmly resolved to carve out a "new Odisha-empowered Odisha".... read..

Odisha's debt burden to touch Rs 1.06 lakh cr by fiscal end

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Odisha's debt burden is expected to increase to Rs. 1.06 lakh crore by the end of 2019-20 fiscal, state Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari said on Monday.... read..

Amit Shah to address pro-CAA meeting in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address a pro-CAA public meeting during his two-day visit to Odisha on February 28, said state BJP president Samir Mohanty on Sunday.... read..

Opposition seeks revocation of Speaker's ruling on media

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Pandemonium prevailed in the Odisha Assembly on Saturday as the opposition created ruckus over the ruling of Speaker Suryanarayan Patro on media. The House was adjourned till 3 p.m. following the ruckus.... read..

ISL: Come-from-behind win keeps Odisha's playoff hopes alive

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Odisha FC kept themselves in the hunt for an Indian Super League play-off spot after a come-from-behind 2-1 win over NorthEast United FC at the Kalinga stadium here on Friday.... read..

'Beauty of democracy lies where media is given liberty'

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 15, 2020 4:41:25 PM IST
The beauty of democracy lies where media is given liberty, said BJP's deputy chief whip Bishnu Charan Sethi here on Saturday.... read..

Player of the Year award will motivate me for Olympics: Manpreet Singh

Bhubaneswar (Orissa) | February 14, 2020 10:11:26 PM IST
Indian hockey team captain Manpreet Singh on Friday said that FIH Men's Player of the Year award will motivate him to do well in the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics.... read..

Ex-Odisha MLA detained in double murder case

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and former Brajarajnagar MLA Anup Sai has been detained by police in Chhattisgarh over his alleged involvement in a double murder case in 2016.... read..

Odisha Assembly Budget session likely to be stormy

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
The budget session of Odisha Assembly, scheduled to begin on Friday, is likely to be stormy, with Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress planning to corner the state government over several issues.... read..

Odisha govt announces 5% DA hike for employees

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced a hike of 5 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) for government employees.... read..

Odisha approves investment proposals worth Rs 1,609 cr

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
The Odisha government on Thursday approved eight investment proposals worth Rs 1,609.49 crore and slated to create employment opportunities for 1,450 people.... read..

74 people in Odisha under observation for coronavirus

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
As many as 74 people in Odisha are under observation for coronavirus, said an official on Friday.... read..
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