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MSMEs in Odisha generate higher employment than National average: NALCO, CMD Friday, January 27, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Department of MSME, Government of Odisha, and Nalco organized the 20th Plant Level Advisory Committee (PLAC) Meeting, at Bhubaneswar on 27th January.  The meeting was chaired by Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, Chairma... Direct flight to Kuala Lumpur from Odisha capital Bhubaneswar from March 27 Friday, January 27, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Direct flight to Kuala Lumpur from Odisha capital Bhubaneswar from March 27. This was informed by the Airports Authority of India.  AAI sources said that flights will be firstly started to Kuala Lampur and then subsequently extended to oth... Odisha: Biswajit Mohanty's book "Chasing his Father's Dreams" to be launched tomorrow Friday, January 27, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Noted environmentalist, social activist Biswajit  Mohanty's book  "Chasing his Father's Dreams". The book is  an  inside account of Odisha’s longest serving Chief  Minister. The Launch will be held on ... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates JD Centre of Art's 11th International Film Festival on Art & Artists Friday, January 27, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: JD Centre of Art’s 11th International Film Festival on Art & Artists has kicked off successfully on Friday, January 27, 2017, Bhubaneswar, to a packed IDCOL Auditorium. The Film Festival was inaugurated by the Honorable Chief Minister... Odisha Student Cong activists gherao CBI office, Demand arrest of BJD MP Jena, Mayor Anant Narayan Jena Friday, January 27, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Student Cong activists gherao CBI office, demand CBI probe into death of Rishi Mohanty and resignation of Mayor Anant Narayan Jena. Sloganeering activists demand arrest of BJD MP Rabindra Jena in Seashore chit fund scam .  The student memb... International cargo service commence from Biju Pattnaik International Airport Friday, January 27, 2017 Bhubaneswar: International cargo handling operations would commence from the Biju Pattnaik International Airport (BPIA) from today (Friday). The service was inaugurated by the Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhy . The Airport Authority of India has earmarke... Odisha Congress releases election manifesto for Panchayat polls Friday, January 27, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee today releases election manifesto for Panchayat polls. Election manifesto released by PCC Chief Prasad Harichandan at Congress Bhawan. Development of villages, Social security, Empowerment of Panchayati Raj Institutions, Agricult... Odisha: Odia Cine stars Uttam Mohanty , Asit Pati join BJD Friday, January 27, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Cine stars Uttam Mohanty and Asit Pati joined ruling Biju Janata Dal in the presence of chief minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Nivas .   Development of Mayurbhanj dist is my first priority says Uttam Mohanty after joining BJD.  I don't know who is... NOCCI to organise North Odisha Startup Fest -2017 Friday, January 27, 2017 Balasore: NOCCi is organizing the NORTH ODISHA STARTUP FEST- 2017 on 08/02/2017at NOCCi Business Park, Balasore with the support of the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI),National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), and department of E & IT, Govt of Odish... A Unique Initiative Beyond Just Cycling In Bhubaneswar; Dinner with the dancing COP on Republic day Friday, January 27, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: When the duty calls, this policeman cycles down to his assigned place of traffic signal and takes his position. Not in the signal post meant to offer shades and protection from scorching heat of summer or drizzling rains of the season, but in t... Odisha capital Bhubaneswar gets its highest monumental flagpole Friday, January 27, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Shri. Naveen Jindal, President, Flag Foundation of India and Member of Parliament (14th & 15th Lok Sabha) hoisted a mammoth 45 ft X 30 ft National Flag on a 100 feet monumental flagpole at Kalinga Institute of Social Science (KISS) Conventi... Odisha CM to inaugurate 11th International Documentary Film Festival on Art and Artists Thursday, January 26, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to inaugurate 11th International Documentary Film Festival on Art and Artists organised by JD Centre of Art at 11:45 am at IDCOL Auditorium, Bhubaneswar.   Smr. Arti Ahuja... Republic Day celebrated at Central University of Odisha, Koraput Thursday, January 26, 2017 Report by Nishapati Nayak, Sunabeda: Central University of Orissa, Koraput observed 68th Republic Day in a befitting manner at its Sunabeda campus. Prof. Sachidanand Mohanty, Vice-Chancellor unfolded the tricolour and addressed the staff, students and the children of the adjacent village... Para Athlos organised by XIMB-XUB for specially abled children Thursday, January 26, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Social Responsibility Cell (SRC) of Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XIMB, XUB) organized Para Athlos, a sports meet for specially abled children at the XUB grounds on 26th January 2017 to commemorate the 68th Rep... Nalco achieves break-through with nano-based Emrion technology for removing fluorine contamination Thursday, January 26, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: “Nalco achieved commercial success with a break-through nano based Emrion technology for deflouridation, for the first time in the world. The technology has been put into operation at Angul for recovering fluoride contamination. The resul... 68th Republic Day celebrated in Odisha amid tight security Thursday, January 26, 2017 Bhubaneswar: The 68th Republic Day was celebrated across Odisha amid tight security cover on Thursday. While Governor S. C. Jamir hoisted tricolour at the State-level celebration  at Mahatma Gandhi Marg in Bhubaneswar, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unfurled the National Flag at Bara... Odisha Tableau depicting Dola Yatra draws applause during 68th Republic Day ceremony Thursday, January 26, 2017 New Delhi: Odisha Tableau depicting DolaYatra draws applause from spectators during 68th Republic Day ceremony at Rjapath in New Delhi in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others.   The tableau signifying popu... Beach Carnival Puri, Odisha's New Trendsetter in Twitter after Nabakalebara Thursday, January 26, 2017 Puri: The official Twitter account of Beach Carnival Puri (@PuriCarnival) came upon a hashtag named #BeachCarnivalPuri, after a unanimous discussion with the followers. As decided upon, this hashtag got used by considerate number of followers including some influential people which lead ... Odisha Govt makes GPS mandatory for vehicles carrying PDS items Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government makes Global Positioning System (GPS) mandatory for vehicles carrying PDS items.  This was informed by the Food Supplies Department  Principal Secretary Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra.  He said that after a review mee... Odisha Government's Industrial Land Bank Portal GO iPLUS bags Geospatial World Excellence Award 2017 Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar: Government of Odisha’s GIS based portal GO iPLUS (Government of Odisha’s Industrial Portal for Land Use and Services) has bagged the Geospatial Application Excellence Award 2017.Shri Sanjeev Chopra, Chairman & Managing Director, Indu... Odisha: Urgently Needed In Upcoming Rural Polls A 'People's Manifesto' On Malnutrition Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Bhubaneswar: In Odisha, high rate of malnutrition is a major concern with every third child under the age of five years is either stunted or underweight. However, during rural elections, it has rarely been a part of public discourse.   Collective Action for Nutrition (CA... Blast furnace leaks in RSP, 1 dead, 5 critical, Jual Oam meets injured Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Rourkela:  One  labourer killed, five others seriously injured following leakage of gas from the blast furnace of Rourkela Steel Plant here on Wednesday.   The five workers came in contact with the hot gas coming out from the blast furnace in... Voters education holds importance in enhancing electoral participation says Odisha Governor Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Voters’ Education holds importance in enhancing electoral participation. Specific campaigns are to be organized for creating awareness among persons with disabilities, homeless persons, tribal communities, transgender and members of margi... CSI-NIHILENT Award, 2016 to iOTMS/IFMS, Odisha in Sustenance Category Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Integrated Odisha Treasury Management System (iOTMS) has received CSI-Nihilent Award of Recognition in the Sustenance Category for the year 2016 at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on 24th January, 2017. The award was prese... Tata Steel picks up majority stake in Subarnareka port project in Odisha Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Tata Steel Limited (Tata Steel) has today executed definitive agreements with Creative Port Development Private Limited (CPDPL) and their promoters for the proposed development of “Subarnarekha Port” at Chaumukh village of Balasor... Odisha: Sadhu Meher, Dr Mukut Minz, Jitendra Harpal, Aruna Mohanty to receive Padma Shri Award Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Sadhu Meher, Dr Mukut Minz, Jitendra Harpal, Aruna Mohanty to receive  Padma Shri Award  .  Renowned Sambalpuri folk singer Jitendra Haripal and eminent Odissi danseuse Aruna Mohanty to receive  PadmaShri Award  .  PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan greets bravery award winner Odisha Boy Mohan Sethy Wednesday, January 25, 2017 New Delhi: PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan greets bravery award winner Odia Boy Mohan Sethy.  It should be noted that Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has presented the National Bravery Awards to 25 children including one 11 year old Odia named Mohan Seth... Odisha Congress leader Tarik Hussain Khan joined the BJD Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Late former Congress Minister Habibulla Khan’s son and Congress leader Tarik Hussain Khan along with his many supporters joined the BJD at Naveen Niwas here on Tuesday. Welcoming them to the party, BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen ... Two officers of Odisha Police to get President's police medal Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar: Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India have declared the names of Police Officers of Odisha who will be decorated with medals on the occasion of Republic Day 2017.  The prestigious President's Po... Govt extends tenure of Shaktikant Das by 3 months Tuesday, January 24, 2017 New Delhi: The government on Monday extended the tenure of Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das by three months till May 31 of this year. The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following appointments:  ... Odisha: Tourist bus from West Bengal overturned near Dhauli, 45 injured Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Tourist bus from West Bengal falls off Dhauli. Nearly 45 injured. Fire brigade,cops rush to spot. Injured taken to Capital Hospital. As per sources, the bus named, ‘Mahadeb Tr... Odisha Govt holds discussions on 2018 annual state budget Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Govt holds discussions on 2018 annual state budget . Finance Minister Pradeep Amat chairs a meeting ahead of budget. Ex-finance ministers, economists, some entrepreneurs present. The government will seek their suggestions on preparing th... Bar-headed Geese sighted at Rushikulya Rookery Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Berhampur: It's winter and migratory birds are here and one of them is the Bar headed geese. This bird belongs to Mongolia, Himalayan Region and China, which also visits Odisha during Winter and had been sighted at many places. Tableau of Odisha particiapted in full dress rehearsal forRepublic Day Parade-2017 Tuesday, January 24, 2017 New Delhi: The tableau of Odisha during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade-2017 passed through the Rajpath in New Delhion Monday. On the R-Day, the tableau will showcase the rich Dola Yatra of Odisha which is celebrated during the Holi fes... Birth anniversary of Veer Surendra Sai, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose celebrated across Odisha Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Bhubaneswar: The 208th birth anniversary of Veer Surendra Sai and the 120th birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose were celebrated across the State, including at the birthplaces of the two legendary sons of the State. While the birth anniversary of Bose was... PM presents National Bravery Awards to Master Mohan Sethy from Odisha, 24 others Monday, January 23, 2017 New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today presented the National Bravery Awards to 25 children.  Interacting with the awardees, the Prime Minister said their deeds of bravery show their decisiveness as much as their courage. He enc... Train communication normal after rail track repaired, Minister Suresh Prabhu, NIA team visited mishap site Monday, January 23, 2017 Bhubaneswar:  Train communication normal after rail track repaired at Kuneru station, says ECoR . NIA team meets injured at Rayagada hospital, visits mishap site.  Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Railways along with Dr. Kambhampati Hari Babu Garu,... CRPF stationed at Rayagada responds quickly to the fatal Hirakhand train accident Monday, January 23, 2017 Report by Badal Tah, Rayagada: Responding quickly to the information from Collector, Rayagada about the fatal Hirakhand train accident , Intelligence cell of 4th Battalion CRPF stationed at Rayagada rushed to the spot with their rescue & relief team alongwith the medical assistance t... Nalco provides medical assistance to the injured in Hirakhand Train Tragedy Monday, January 23, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  Nalco has extended medical assistance to the injured persons in Hirakhand Train tragedy at Kuneru near Rayagada.  The company responded with alacrity despatching two mobile health units (MHUs) to the location with 4 doctors, para-med... Divulging Lesser Known Change Agents of Odisha Monday, January 23, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: ‘The people we are meeting today, a great inspiration to us to dream and hopefully, to act on our dreams. These are people who come from ordinary background; people who have embraced a higher call to bring lasting change in our midst.&nbs... Tata Steel's Noamundi Iron Mine wins First Prize in the Mining Sector at 5th FICCI Quality Systems Excellence Awards for Industry Monday, January 23, 2017 New Delhi: Tata Steel’s Noamundi Iron Mine bagged the Platinum (First) Prize in the Mining Sector at the 5th FICCI Quality Systems Excellence Awards for Industry 2017. The award ceremony was organized on the sidelines of a conference on “Sustainable Industry Growth through Qu... Odisha announced ex-gratia and financial assistance to the victims of Hirakhand Express derailment Monday, January 23, 2017 Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Sunday announced ex-gratia and financial assistance to the victims of Hirakhand Express derailment. Speaking to news men Chief Secretary said the government has decided to grant Rs 5 lakh compensation each to the family ... Odisha Congress released 40 member star campaigner list for the upcoming panchayat polls Monday, January 23, 2017 Bhubaneswar: The State Congress on Sunday released a 40 member star campaigner list including Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra’s brother Lalitendu and other senior leaders for the upcoming panchayat polls. The party submitted the list for the perusal of ... PM Narendra Modi salutes Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on his birth anniversary Monday, January 23, 2017 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has saluted Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on his birth anniversary.  "I salute Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary. His valour played a major role in freeing India from colonialism.  Community Radio will reach to 20 lacs women with Health & Nutrition message Monday, January 23, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Community Radio will reach to minimum 20 lacs women with health & nutrition message during next year said Dr. Shahid Rasool, Director, Commonwealth Education Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) during inauguration of ‘Science for Women Health & Nutrition’ (SFWH... PM condoles the loss of lives due to the derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express train Monday, January 23, 2017 New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the loss of lives due to the derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express train. “My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones due to the derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express. The tragedy is sa... Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Xavion 2017 held at Xavier Monday, January 23, 2017 Bhubaneswar: "Xavion 2017", the Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit organized by X-SEED, the Idea and Initiative cell of XIMB, XUB took place at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. The event, from 20th January to 22nd January aimed at bringing out the entrepreneurship skills o... Kanhaiya Lal Sethia Award for Poetry 2017 to Jayanta Mahapatra at ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Sunday, January 22, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Jaipur: To celebrate the expressive art of poetry, the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, one of the greatest literary gatherings in the world, today announced the winner of the second Kanhaiyalal Sethia Award for Poetry. The winner of the Kanhaiya Lal Sethia ... Hirakhand Express derailed in Andhra Pradesh 40 dead more than 100 injured Sunday, January 22, 2017 Rayagada: At about 11.35 PM, nine bogies and the engine of Hirakhand-Link express(18438/18448) going towards Bhubaneswar got derailed at Kuneru railway station situated just twenty four kilometres away from Rayagada town.  Till this evening th... US Consul General visited the Puri beach, met renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Saturday, January 21, 2017 Puri: The US Consul General from Hyderabad Ms. Katherine Hadda visited the Puri beach on Saturday and met with renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik and his students. He presented her with a copy of his book of various sculptures. ...
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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paying floral tributes to the departed leader Pyari Mohan Mohapatra at Biju Patnaik International Airport on 20-3-2017.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paying floral tributes to the departed leader Pyari Mohan Mohapatra
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