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Govt cancelled bids for Ultra Mega Power Projects at Bedabahal in Odisha, Cheyyur in Tamil Nadu due to inadequate response Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Initially sixteen UMPPs each with a capacity of about 4000 MW were identified in various parts of the Country. Of them, four UMPPs viz: Sasan in Madhya Pradesh, Mundra in Gujarat, Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Tilaiya in Jharkhand have been... Odisha senior BJP leader Dilip Ray met PM Narendra Modi, discussed various issues concerning state Monday, March 09, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Senior BJP leader and Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi ON Monday. He discussed on a wide range of issues concerning Odisha. Ahead of the most crucial event of this calendar year, Nabakalebar of Shri... CCI PMG takes stock of ongoing RLY, NHAI, coal & power projects in Odisha Monday, March 09, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Project monitoring Group of cabinet committee have taken stock of the ongoing Railway, National Highway , coal mine, steel and power generation projects in Odisha in CCI-PMG meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary  Gokul Cha... Odisha: IAS Suresh Chandra Mohapatra assumed charge as chief administrator of SJTA Monday, March 09, 2015 Puri: IAS officer Suresh Chandra Mohapatra on Monday assumed charge as chief administrator of  Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA). After assuming the charge Mr. Mohapatra said that, “I will seek the cooperation of the temple staff and t... Union Minister Piyush Goyal meets Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik Monday, March 09, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Union Minister for Power and Coal  Piyush Goyal called on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Odisha Bhawan, New Delhi today. Chief Minister expressed serious concern at the minuscule portion of benefits derived by Odisha as compared to ... Odisha Health Minister inaugurated cancer OPD at Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar Monday, March 09, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health Department opened a cancer OPD at Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar. The centre was inaugurated by Health and Family Welfare minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak on Monday. Cancer patients will be identifie... Odisha: National Workshop on Research Methodology inaugurated at Birla Global Institute, Bhubaneswar Monday, March 09, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: A seven day long national workshop on Research Methodology for Research Scholars was inaugurated today at Birla Global Institute, Bhubaneswar.  The programme which is supported by Indian Council of Social Sci... Odisha Police arrested six persons for attacking cops during an anti-liquor rally Monday, March 09, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police today arrested six persons for attacking cops during an anti-liquor rally on Sunday at Namtara Bazar under Rajkanika police station limits in Kendrapada district. It should be noted that irate villagers pelted stones at the cops near a licensed liqu... Odisha: Poverty of human materials to be streamlined by education Monday, March 09, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Rayagada: Prevalence on campaign mode is the need of hours and as assigned with education department there must be familiar advantage to bargain the love and affection among the children who have big dream on their lives. Proper counseling with the parents ... Former Odisha Congress MLA Shivaji Majhi quits party joins BJP Monday, March 09, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Former Lanjigarh MLA Shivaji Majhi quits Congress, joins BJP.  Majhi had announced his resignation from the Congress alleging anomalies in the party functioning in the State. Majhi said he felt a need to change the political scenario of Ka... One Maoist killed in Odisha during a heavy gun battle with police Monday, March 09, 2015 Kalahandi: A Maoist was killed on Sunday during a heavy gun battle between District Voluntary Force (DVF) personnel and ultras in the K Gaon Chudapahad forest area under Kalahandi district. This was informed by the Yashwant Jethwa, IGP, south-western range. BJP questions Odisha's BJD for not recommending any name for Standing Committee on Finance Monday, March 09, 2015 Bhubaneswar:  Union Oil and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has asked why the BJD did not nominate one of its senior MPs as the Chairman of the Standing Committee on Finance in Parliament. Union Minister Pradhan claimed that the internal fight ... Odisha Govt felicitated 3 accomplished women who worked hard for cause of women in state Sunday, March 08, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Minister of Women and Child Development Usha Devi today participated in a state level function in observing International Women's Day organised by Dept. of Women and Child Development and Mahila Vikas Samavaya Nigam. <... Odisha CM's 4-day Delhi visit starts from today, to meet Central Ministers Sunday, March 08, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s four-day Delhi visit starts from today. During his four day stay in Delhi, CM Patnaik will meet various central ministers and presents various issues and problems of the state.  NHRC asks Odisha Chief Secretary over negligence of health care to Jail inmates Sunday, March 08, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an action taken report from Chief Secretary of Odisha Government over bad state of health care in Jahrapada Jail in the capital city Bhubaneswar. The Commission's order has come... Odisha Forum organizing panel discussions 'Make in Odisha - Problems and Prospects' in New Delhi Sunday, March 08, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Delhi-based Odia organization Odisha Forum organizing  panel discussions  “Make in Odisha – Problems and Prospects” on Friday, the 13th March 2015 in New Delhi. The panel discussion... On International Women's Day Sand Artist Manas Kumar Sahoo created sand sculpture at Odisha beach Saturday, March 07, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Puri: Initially “International Women’s Day” was started from 1911 and now it is observed on 8th March every year worldwide. The women constitute about 50% of the world population and its symbolize for tolerance and development of different... CBI files charge sheet against Seashore Group in connection with chit fund scam in Odisha Saturday, March 07, 2015 Bhubaneswar: The CBI on Saturday filed charge sheet against the Seashore group of companies at the special CBI court. Seashore CMD Prashant Dash, his brother Prabhat Dash and middleman Subhankar Nayak have been named in the charge sheet. The charge sheet has also accused two ... Odisha CM convened meeting of BJD MPs, discuss party's approach towards various issues in Parliament Saturday, March 07, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday convened a meeting of BJD Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha members at Naveen Nivas to discuss the party’s approach towards various issues in the Parliament.  In the meeting it was decided that the B... Indian Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik appeals UN to investigate on Malaysian air lines MH370 Saturday, March 07, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Puri: Tomorrow is the completion of one year since the mystical disappearance of MH-370. Internationally acclaimed Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture of the missing Malaysian airliner MH370   I have ra... Odisha CM inaugurates DNA Lab at State Forensic Science Laboratory in Bhubaneswar Saturday, March 07, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurates DNA Lab at State Forensic Science Laboratory in Bhubaneswar.  Speaking on the occasion CM Patnaik said that, “Today the State Forensic Science Laboratory ... Odisha government appointed Prof. SS Patnaik as new VC of BPUT Saturday, March 07, 2015 Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday announced the appointment of Prof. Shyam Sundar Pattnaik as the new vice chancellor of Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT).  It should be noted that Prof. Pattnaik is presently serving as a profes... International conference of IOR countries to put thrust on Trade, Civilisational linkages, blue economy & security in the region Saturday, March 07, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Socio cultural similarities, Civilisational linkages, exciting facts on ancient maritime trade, security and the future potential of trade and blue economy in Indian Ocean region will be explored by eminent scholars, researchers and experts in ... Nine armed Maoists surrendered before Odisha police in Koraput Saturday, March 07, 2015 Report by Kishore Dash, Koraput:  Disillusined with ideology, nine armed militia members belonging to outlawed CPI (Maoist) organization, surrendered before SWR Police IG Yaswant  Jethwa in Koraput today.  Natives of trouble-torn Narayanpatna... Odisha celebrates Holi with fervor, CM Naveen Patnaik refrains from celebrating Holi Saturday, March 07, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha celebrates Holi with fervour - Millions of people across the state on Friday celebrated Holi with religious fervour and gaiety. Holi revellers smeared colour powder on each other and offered greetings in various places of the... 24 killed, 28 injured in different accidents in Odisha on the day of Holi Saturday, March 07, 2015 Bhubaneaswar: On the day of Holi 24 killed, 28 injured in different accidents in Odisha. As per the information  17 people were killed in road accidents and 7 others lost their live in drowning while taking bath after celebrating Holi. As per the latest information 5 per... Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated Panchayati Raj Divas, honoured the elected PRI leaders Thursday, March 05, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: A state level function was organised on the occasion of birth anniversary of late Biju Patnaik and Panchayati Raj Divas at Jaydev Bhawan on 5th March 2015  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the function by lighting the ... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inagurated 11th Entrepreneurs' Week Thursday, March 05, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The State of Odisha celebrates the 11th edition of Entrepreneurs Week from 5th March to 11th March 2015 to coincide with the birth Anniversary of Biju Patnaik the doyen of entrepreneurship. Perhaps no other leader occupied the imagination of th... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik flags off Biju Patnaik mini-marathon Thursday, March 05, 2015 Report by Pravuprasad Routray, Bhubaneswar: Chief minister  Naveen Patnaik flagged off the 6.6 km Biju Patnaik mini-marathon (2015) from Biju Patnaik Park (Forest Park) which concluded at Kalinga Stadium today. Nearly 10,000 runners lined up for the 10th mini-marathon held here on T... Naveen Patnaik criticizes Centre for neglecting Odisha, discriminatory politics Thursday, March 05, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister and BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik today criticizes Centre for neglecting Odisha despite better performance. CM Patnaik unleashes tirade against Centre over ‘discriminatory politics’. CM Pat... 3 Buddhist Circuits including Odisha's Dhauli, Ratnagiri, Lalitgiri, Udaygiri, Langudi, Khandagiri identified by Union Ministry of Tourism Thursday, March 05, 2015 New Delhi: Three Buddhist Circuits have been identified by the Ministry of Tourism in the country to be developed with the help of Central Government/State Government/Private Stake Holders.  These include the following:-     Circ... CCEA approved 4 laning of 6 highways, including NH-6 Baharagora-Singharain in Odisha at cost of Rs. 1283 crore Thursday, March 05, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to six projects (10 packages)  of a total length of 712 kilometres and a total cost of Rs. 12,646 crore were approved ... Centre nominated Chilika Lake for World Heritage Site list Thursday, March 05, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Centre nominated Chilika Lake for World Heritage Site list. Along with Chilika Lake, the Central Government has nominated 46 monuments of India for their inclusion as the Unesco World Heritage Sites. India has submitted a revised t... Odisha civil society organisations raise concern over slowdown of CBI investigation into chit fund scam Thursday, March 05, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Odisha civil society organisations raise concern over the “mysterious” slowdown of the CBI investigation into the mega chit fund scam. As many as 29 civil society organisations staged a demonstration in front of the CBI office here and submitted a memorandum to t... Odisha BJP Chief Welcomes decision of OERC Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Reacting to the recent cancellation of Discom licences by OERC, State BJP President Kanak Vardhan Singh Deo has said that, the present decision of OERC is welcome but has come after a long delay. All along the State Govt knew that Reliance/BSES... Hindus, Muslims celebrate Dola festival in Odisha village Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Report by Kahnu Nanda, Jagatsinghpur: Although there is news communal disharmony in Ayodhya, Mathura ,Hyderabadand Banaras between Hindu and Muslim, when both the religious communities are struggling since years over sacred space, but elsewhere there is space sacred to two or more religi... Odisha Govt to open second campus of XIM in Rourkela Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government decided to open second campus of Xavier Institute of Management in Rourkela . This was decided at a high level meeting presided by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here.  Rourkela Steel Plant w... Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission cancels distribution license of Reliance Energy Ltd Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) withdraws licenses of three Reliance-managed electricity distribution companies (discoms)-WESCO,NESCO,SOUTHCO citing unsatisfactory performance. This was informed by the principal secretary of Energy department, Suresh Chandra ... Odisha Tourism Minister meets Indian Ambassador in Germany at Berlin Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Minister of Tourism & Culture  Ashok Chandra Panda and Tourism Secretary Dr. Aravinda Kumar Padhee meet Vijaya Gokhle, Indian Ambassador in German during their tour to participate in International Tourism-Trade Fair at Berlin which has... Axis Bank strengthens its presence in Odisha; sees high potential in state Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar : Axis Bank, India’s third largest private sector bank, sees a strong potential in Odisha, and expects the overall Eastern region to emerge as amongst the leading destinations for SME & Retail Banking in next three years.  Ax... 26 bonded labourers from Odisha rescued by Karnatak police in Bagalur Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bangalore: Twenty six bonded labourers from Orissa, including eight child bonded labourers, were rescued by the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) along with the District Administration and the Karnatak apolice from a brick kiln in Bagalur, Bangalore North.... Justice Pradip Kumar Mohanty will officiate as Chief Justice of the Odisha High Court. Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Justice Pradip Kumar Mohanty will officiate as Chief Justice of the Odisha High Court. In exercise of the powers conferred by article 223 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Pradip... Odisha: Sri Mandir cooks call off strike, Mahaprasad to available from today Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Puri: Sri Mandir cooks call off strike, Mahaprasad to available from Wednesday. It should be noted that devotees of Lord Jagannath were deprived of Mahaprasad of Shree Mandir in Puri as the Supakars went on a cease-work agitation from Monday protesting against the arrest of a fellow serv... Odisha: Lok Sangathan Utsav organised on Livelihood Rights Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Jharsuguda:  Community Based Organizations of 78 Panchayats of Sundergarh and Jharsuguda districts came together under one platform the ‘Loka Sangathan Utsav’ here to raise voice towards ensuring livelihood of 2, 40,000 poor people.  Odisha SEC issued notification for polls in 9 municipalities, 4 new NACs Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The State Election Commission, Odisha has issued notification for conducting General Election to Nine Urban Local Bodies viz. Paradeep Municipality, Sunabeda Municipality, Belpahar Municipality, Balimela NAC, Redhakhol NAC, Daspalla NAC, Tusura... Haryana CM, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan attend Pratishtha Ustav of Shri Jagannath Mandir in Faridabad Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Faridabad: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan,  BJP Party President Shri Amit Shah attend Pratishtha Ustav of Shri Jagannath Mandir in Faridabad. This temple is located at Secor-15A,Faridabad (Brhmakshetra). B... Odisha BJD legislator Pravat Tripathy gets conditional bail from HC over Chit fund scam Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Odisha High Court today grants conditional bail to BJD legislator in connection with Artha Tatwa (AT) chit fund scam. High Court today granted him conditional bail on a personal bond of Rs 10 lakh. The court has also directed him to submit ... Swine flu claims 1 more life in Odisha, toll rises to five Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Swine flu claims one more life in Odisha with this toll rises to five in the state. One more  person was today tested positive for the H1NI virus, taking the total number of swine flu cases in Odisha to 14. IAG Odisha in Collaboration with Christian Aid, CASA Organised a Lesson Learnt workshop on Odisha Floods Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: In order to share the learning experience of all the organizations/stakeholders involved in the relief, and rehabilitation process of recent Odisha floods of 2014 (Inter Agency Group- Odisha) IAG Odisha in collaboration with Christian Aid, CASA... Odisha BJP unit criticizes CM Naveen Patnaik for writing three letters to the Centre Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha BJP unit criticizes Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for writing three letters to the Centre. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's letter democracy is geared towards grabbing headlines rather than out of genuine concern for the just demands of O...
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