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JSPL bags India-CSR Community Initiative Award Wednesday, April 08, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Angul: Jindal Steel & Power Ltd has been conferred with the prestigious India CSR Community Initiative award for its CSR programme for Adolescents Girls Health. Head of CSR&R department of JSPL’s Angul unit Mr. Suresh Kumar Sharma received the... Odisha Revenue Department collects tax to the tune of Rs.1467.09crore for 2014-15 Wednesday, April 08, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Revenue & DM Department has achieved an all-time high tax and non-tax revenue collection for the year 2014-15. Against the land revenue of Rs.431.12crore collected during 2013-14, the land revenue collection during the year 2014-15 has ... Odisha Administration & Legislators Optimistic for JSPL, Angul Facility Expansion Wednesday, April 08, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Angul: District Administration and People’s representatives are hopeful of starting work for Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL)’s Angul Facility expansion, after the Sub-Committee meeting held today at DRDA Conference Hall, Angul.  ... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik likely to meet PM Narendra Modi on his 8-day visit to New Delhi Wednesday, April 08, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to leave for New Delhi today on eight-day visit. CM Patnaik is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi . During his visit he is likely to meet a number of Central Ministers and ... Odisha's ruling BJD routed Congress, BJP in 8 urban bodies elections Wednesday, April 08, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:   Ruling Biju Janata Dal of Odisha routed opposition Congress, BJP in 8 urban bodies elections. Ruling BJD candidates win majority of seats in all eight urban bodies. Out of the total 129 wards, the... Odisha to exchange Govt lands with private ones for development of the capital city Wednesday, April 08, 2015 Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Tuesday decided to exchange Government lands with private ones for development and beautification of the capital city, mainly for renovation of natural drains. This was informed by the BMC Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena. The decision was taken ... Red Cross Odisha State Branch Celebrated World Health Day 2015 Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Every year on 7th April World Health Day is being celebrated in the world to marks the anniversary of the founding of WHO in 1948. The theme for World Health Day 2015 is– “Food Safety” - from farm to plate make food safe. The ... Voting ends in 8 civic bodies of Odisha, 72% polling recorded Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Voting ends peacefully in 8 civic bodies in Odisha. The State Election Commissioner (SEC) Rabi Narayan Senapati informed that 72% polling recorded.  The elections was held in the municipalities of ... Odisha Court slaps Rs 10Lakh fine on Bhusan Power & Steel Ltd over Steel blast furnace mishap Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Bhubaneswar: The chief judicial magistrate court slaps Rs 10Lakh fine on Bhusan Steel over Steel blast furnace mishap. The company was fined for not strictly adhering laws pertaining to health, environment and safety. It should be noted that due to blast fu... Odisha to form sub-committee for capping iron ore production Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Task Force on mining decides to form sub-committee to fix amount of mineral to be transported; new squad to check mineral theft. This was informed by the Mines director Dipak Mohanty after Task Force meet. The task force, headed by Chief Secret... Dairy substituted fishery at Odisha's coastal villages Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The World Bank aided Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project in the state has added new milk routes and encouraged fishers whose livelihood has been severely affected due to mandatory ban on fishing  to pursue dairy as a livelihood opti... Odisha Health Minister launches Mission Indradhanush in the state Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak today launches Mission Indradhanush in the state. Mission Indradhanush launched  in the 10 districts of Odisha from today.  These ten districts are Boudh, Gajapati,... Odisha: Police excess on dalit youths in Kashipur Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Report by Badal Tah, Rayagada: Kashipur, once famous for hunger and resistance to industrial development, is now reeling under police excess ondalit youths. “Because of the industrial growth due to establishment of Utkal Alumina International Ltd(UAIL) owned by Aidtya Birla, many y... Odisha's Pravasini Bangari receives CII Foundation Woman Exemplar Award from Arum Jaitely Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Union Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information and Broadcasting Arun Jaitley conferred CII Foundation Woman Exemplar Award to Odisha’s Pravasini Bangari.  In the category of Health, th... BJP said BJD Govt can no longer complain of Centre's negligence towards Odisha Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Bhubaneswar: BJP said BJD Govt can no longer complain of Centre s negligence towards Odisha. This was said by the National Executive Member and senior leader Bijoy Mohapatra. He has said that Naveen led BJD Govt can no longer complain of Centre's negl... PM Narendra Modi sought intervention of Odisha CM to resolve NALCO, MCL problems Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought immediate intervention of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to resolve problems facing by central PSU NALCO, MCL. Prime Minister Narendra Modi writes letter to CM Patnaik on this regards. PM Modi  has so... Odisha: Voting begins in eight civic bodies Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Voting begins in 8 urban local bodies. The e lections will be held in the municipalities of Paradip, Sunabeda and Behpahar and five Notified Area Councils of  Redhakhol, Balimela, Daspalla, Tushura and Dharmagarh.  The State Election Commission... Odisha police arrested BOSE teacher for misbehaving student Monday, April 06, 2015 Cuttack: A teacher of Bhubanananda Odisha School of Engineering (BOSE) was arrested on Monday for allegedly misbehaving a girl student. The accused was identified as Durga Kumar Sinha. The victim was allegedly molested by Sinha on March 30 during a practical class. Soon after... Odisha BJP unit celebrated 36th Foundation Day of party Monday, April 06, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: 36th Foundation Day of BJP was celebrated today in the State party office, Bhubaneswar.  State President Kanak Vardhan Singhdeo , senior leaders Biswa Bhusan Harichandan & Bijoy Mohapatra BJP , Genera... Odisha: Account holders protest illegal SBI branch shifting Monday, April 06, 2015 Report by Kahnu Nanda, Jagatsinghpur: Hundreds of people including bank account holders, pensioners, andother beneficiaries demonstrated agitation in front of State Bank of India,Sanpur branch on today for illegal shifting of this branch despite theirprotest & reminder and filling of... Odisha decided to relocate villagers living in Bhitarkanika wildlife sanctuary Monday, April 06, 2015 Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to relocate the villagers living in the core areas of Bhitarkanika wildlife sanctuary in Kendrapada district. Villagers of Satabhaya, Kanhupur and Charigharia would be rehabilitated to Bagapatia, that will come under the buffer zone of the s... First time in Odisha Successful Heart Surgery by MICS at PBMH Monday, April 06, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Successful Heart Surgery by Minimal invasive cardiac surgery (MICS) was performed in Pradyumna Bal Memorial Hospital (PBMH), KIMS. One Smt. Banalata Sahoo of Durgapur in Khurda district was admitted in Dept. of Cardiac Sciences, cardiothoracic ... Supreme Court rejects petition against Odisha CM in Talabira coal block allocation case Monday, April 06, 2015 New Delhi: Supreme Court of India today scraps special leave petition (SLP) seeking summons to be issued to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Talabira coal block allocation case.  A two-judge bench of Justice V Gopal Gowda and Justice C Nagappan r... Congress leader Jairam Ramesh urges Odisha's BJD to oppose Land Bill Monday, April 06, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said if BJD supporting farmers' interest, then it should oppose the Land Bill in Parliament. Ramesh said that the BJD has made a secret deal with the Centre to get the bill passed.
Odisha: Campaign end for 8 urban local bodies polls Monday, April 06, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Campaign end for eight urban local bodies pollsin the State which would go to the polls on April 7. The elections would be held in Balimela, Sunabeda, Rairakhol, Paradip and Belpahar municipalities and Dharamgarh, Tusara and Daspalla NACs.  Online evaluation of Plus II Science answer papers in Odisha to begin from today Monday, April 06, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Online evaluation of Plus II Science answer papers scheduled to begin on Monday.  This was informed Higher Education Additional Secretary Durga Prasad Behera. It should be noted that the Higher Education Department has introduced the facil... Convocation ceremony of Utkal University of Culture to be held on April 10 Monday, April 06, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Convocation ceremony of Utkal University of Culture to be held on April 10  at the Rabindra Mandap. Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University Padma Bhusan Dinesh Singh would be the chief guest at the convocation ceremony.  Six eminent artis... Odisha: Triangular contest for Paradeep civic polls, tough situation for BJD in spite of CM's campaigning Sunday, April 05, 2015 Report by Kahnu Nanda, Jagatsinghpur : The support of about 25 Basti’s voters and slum dweller electorates living in port town will play a deciding factor for parties in Paradeep municipality elections as the campaigning ended on Sunday evening. The election is all set to be tria... Heat wave continued to sweep Odisha Sunday, April 05, 2015 Bhubaneswar: The heat wave continued to sweep Odisha Sunday, with Talcher recording at 43.2  degrees Celsius. It should be noted that intense heatwave has been sweeping the state since the past 10 days with temperatures crossing 40 degree Celsius in at least  ten cities. <... 'RBI @ 80: Beyond Central Banking' ends successfully in Odisha capital Sunday, April 05, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: “RBI @ 80: Beyond Central Banking” an exclusive exhibition organized by Reserve Bank of India, Bhubaneswar ended successfully in terms of achieving its core objective to aware the people on the functioning of RBI currency and latest... Centre releases Rs. 1743.46 to Odisha for Financial Year 2015-16 as First Installment of Devolution as per 14th Finance Commission Sunday, April 05, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Government of India Releases Over Rs. 37,420 Crore to Different States for the Financial Year 2015-16 as First Installment of Devolution as per 14th Finance Commission. Centre releases Rs. 1743.46 to Odisha for Financial Year 2015-16 as First Ins... Odisha: Banajaga Yatri team leaves Deuli mutt today in search of daru Sunday, April 05, 2015 Kakatpur: Banajaga Yatri team leaves Deuli mutt today in search of daru. After receiving the Swapnadesh of the Goddess, they leave the place in search of Daru bearing the holy symbols of the Trinity and Sudarshan. As per tradition, after arriving of the Ban... Odisha Constable Recruitment written test held today in 31 centres, 2 more held in question leak case Sunday, April 05, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Constable Recruitment written test held today in 31 centres across the state. Nearly 19000 candidates appear in the examination.  On other hand  the Crime Branch (CB) of State police on Saturday arrested two officials for their allege... Committee recommends Odisha Govt to reopen 26 closed mines Sunday, April 05, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Inter-departmental committee on Saturday recommended that the State’s 26 closed mines be reopened . The recommendation was made in accordance with the provisions of the MMDR Amendment Act 2015. The committee headed by Development Commissioner UN Behera took... Odisha Forest Department claimed State has round 60 tigers, rejected NTCA report Sunday, April 05, 2015 Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Forest Department has claimed that the State is now house to 60 tigers. It also rejected the National Tiger Conservation Authority’s (NTCA)  report which had estimated that Odisha has 28 tigers. Odisha Forest Department sa... RTI exposed Water Tax worth Rs. 6169 crores pending with Companies in Odisha from 2000 to 2014 Sunday, April 05, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Water Tax worth Rs. 6169 crores pending with the Companies and Factories in the State from 2000 to 2014 due to inefficiency  and indifferent attitude of Odisha Govt. , exposed through RTI. This was informed by the RTI activist Pradip Pradh... Nearly 50,000 students from Odisha appeared at the JEE Main examination Sunday, April 05, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Nearly 50,000 students from Odisha appeared at the JEE Main examination on Saturday. The examination was conducted at 76 centres in nine cities of the State.  Of the 76 centres, 21 were in Bhubaneswar, five in Angul, 10 each in Baleswar, B... Odisha BJP leader Suresh Pujari nominated to BJP National training committee Saturday, April 04, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha BJP leader Suresh Pujari nominated to BJP National training committee . The training committee includes Murlidhar Rao, V Satish Ram Pyare Pandey, Mahesh Sharma,  L Ganeshan, Balashankar and Suresh Pujari. <... Lunar eclipse visible in Odisha Saturday, April 04, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: First lunar eclipse of this year visible in Odisha sky. It was the shortest duration of the lunar eclipses of this century. The lunar eclipse, which started 3.47 pm and end at 7.16 pm today, partially visible in O... People in Odisha reel under intense heat wave Saturday, April 04, 2015 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: Severe heatwave conditions gripped the entire Odisha with mercury hovering above 40 degree Celsius in as many as 10 towns including the capital city of Bhubaneswar. Talcher the hottest town at 43.2 deg Celsius. Angul rec... IPROCH organizing Light Odia Music Festival in New Delhi from 24th to 26th April, 2015 Saturday, April 04, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: IPROCH, a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of ODIA culture and heritage, is organizing a large scale mega programme with a completely different format on Light MUSIC from 24th to 26th April, 2015 ... 11 towns of Odisha recorded temperature above 40 degree Celsius Saturday, April 04, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Mercury soars above 40 degree Celsius in 11 towns of Odisha. As per the local met office Angul recording the highest at 42.1 degree Celsius on Friday. Talcher recorded 42 degree Celsius followed by 41 degree in Titlagarh and Jharsuguda, 40.6 de... Odisha: Banajaga yatra team reaches Kakatpur Mangala temple Friday, April 03, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Banajaga yatra team reaches Kakatpur Mangala temple, Majana ritual concludes .  After Majana ritual Banajaga yatra team will return to the Deuli Mutt and perform ‘yajna’ besides chanting the Swapneswar Mantra to receive the ord... Gujarat, Karnataka, Odisha lead in implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission Friday, April 03, 2015 New Delhi: The state of Gujarat has led others in the implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission during 2014-15. Out of the 2,70,069 household toilets constructed during the last financial year, Gujarat alone accounted for 60% of them having built 1,65,376 household toilets. Madhya Pradesh ... Arrested Odisha student Congress president taken into judicial custody Friday, April 03, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police on Friday arrested student Congress president Satyajit Patnaik over egg hurling at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s cavalcade. Arrested State student Congress president Satyajit Patnaik taken into judicial custody. Earl... Odisha govt to launch new self-employment scheme Biju Atma Nijukti Yojana Friday, April 03, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Odisha government to launch new self-employment scheme. This was informed by the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Secretary Panchanan Dash. The scheme will be named after former chief minister Biju Patnaik. It will be named as Biju A... Odisha: Three Ravenshaw University students drown in Mahanadi Friday, April 03, 2015 Cuttack: Three students of Ravenshaw University drown in Mahanadi near Jobra Barrage here on Thursday afternoon. One student is still missing. This was informed by the Cuttack DCP Sanjeev Arora. The deceased were identified as Sahanawaz Khan, Debi Prasad Ra... Odisha: Advocate Debashis Panda appears before CBI for questioning Friday, April 03, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Former Additional Government Advocate Debashis Panda appears before CBI on Thursday for questioning in the Artha Tatwa Group case . The CBI interrogated Panda for more than two hours in its office here in connection with the chit fund scam. Odisha Foundation day celebrated with gaiety and fervor in New Delhi Thursday, April 02, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: The State Foundation Day, “Utkal Dibas” was celebrated with gaiety and fervor at Sri Sathya Sai International Centre, Lodi Road, here. The function was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Dr. Sunil Kumar Bhargava,IAS,Chief Resident Commiss... Odisha-based NALCO inks MoU with Ministry for Higher Production & Financial Targets Thursday, April 02, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has signed an MoU with the Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India regarding financial and non-financial targets for the FY 2015-16. The MoU was signed between Dr. Anup K Pujari, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of ...
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