Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Odisha 'swing': Exit polls embolden BJP, predict challenge to BJD

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
With the national exit polls showing Biju Janata Dal (BJD) losing ground to the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha polls, it is likely that the number in the assembly would also come down posing a challenge for Naveen Patnaik, who is eyeing for the f... read..

3 lakh students pass BSE's HSC exam in Odisha

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) |Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Girls outshone boys in the High School Certificate (HCS) examination results declared by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) Odisha on Tuesday.... read..

Polls show BJP gaining, BJD sure of Odisha House majority

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday exuded confidence to form the next government in Odisha, while the Congress hoped to better its 2014 performance.... read..

Rs 100 cr package for Fani-hit Odisha vendors, farmers

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced Rs 100 crore special package for street vendors, coconut growers and poultry farmers affected by Cyclone 'Fani'.... read..

Odisha to spend Rs 200 crore for revival of coastal green cover

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday directed to prepare a five-year action plan on revival of coastal shelter belt and afforestation programme.... read..

Top Maoist leader in Odisha sentenced to life term

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda was sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Odisha's Berhampur on Saturday for waging war against the Indian government.... read..

Odisha govt suspends four doctors in cyclone-hit Puri

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Odisha government on Saturday suspended four doctors for dereliction of duty in Puri district which has been badly hit by the recent Cyclone Fani.... read..

Intense heat wave continues in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Odisha continued to reel under intense heat wave with 10 places recording over 40 degree Celsius on Friday.... read..

Odisha CM seeks relaxation in NDRF norms for restoring power

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday requested Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to relax National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) norms to provide the actual cost of restoration of the entire power infrastructure caused by cyclone Fani.... read..

GST return filing dates extended in cyclone-hit Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The Central government has extended the deadlines for various Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for taxpayers registered in cyclone-hit Odisha, an official said on Thursday.... read..

Naveen fit candidate to be PM: BJD leader

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Vice President and Minister Surya Narayan Patro on Friday said Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is fit to be the Prime Minister of the country.... read..

Fani: Vodafone Idea revives 90% network in 10 Odisha districts

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Telecom major Vodafone Idea on Wednesday said that it has revived nearly 90 per cent of its network in 10 districts of Odisha which were impacted by cyclone Fani.... read..

Odisha CM seeks international disaster mitigation centre

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday placed a proposal before UN officials to set up an International Centre for Disaster Mitigation and Recovery in the state.... read..

Maoists torch vehicles in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
A group of armed Maoists allegedly torched at least five vehicles and some road construction machines in Odisha's Kalahandi district, the police said on Wednesday.... read..

Odisha estimates Rs 11,942 cr loss due to cyclone Fani

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The Odisha government on Wednesday submitted a preliminary report which estimated damages of Rs 11,942 crore due to cyclone Fani that hit the coastal districts on May 3.... read..

Fani impact: Power links yet to be restored in Puri

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Even after 11 days of cyclone Fani, the Puri district in Odisha is yet to get power connectivity. The cyclone that hit the coast on May 3 damaged the basic infrastructures like electricity, telecom and water.... read..

Odisha department estimates Rs 524 cr damage by Fani

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Cyclone Fani that hit the Odisha coast on May 3 damaged Rs 524 crore worth of assets, according to the Housing and Urban Development Department assessment, said an official on Tuesday.... read..
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