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Odisha geared up for tourism land bank as Centre approved coastal tourism circuit in Gopalpur, Tampara, Barkul, Satapada Friday, June 24, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary AP Padhi on Thursday directed the Tourism Department to complete land identification work for tourism land bank within three months for coastal tourism circuit comprising Gopalpur, Tampara, Barkul and Satapada. It should be noted that Centre already approved ... Ruling BJD of Odisha to protest visit of Union Minister Santosh Gangwar Friday, June 24, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The BJD would protest the visit of Union Handlooms and Textiles Minister Santosh Gangwar to Bargarh on Friday. “We will protest the Union Handlooms and Textiles Minister’s visit as the Ministry has not made any fund allocation for d... Odisha Leader of Opposition demanded a CBI inquiry to BJD-Gouda links Friday, June 24, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra on Thursday demanded a CBI inquiry to determine on whose recommendation disgraced Factories Assistant Director (Medical) Dr Motilal Gouda was appointed to the key post despite being marked ‘absconding’ in the records of the ... Odisha: Anti Posco Dhinkia residents observe black day, remembering 11th year Posco MoU Thursday, June 23, 2016 Report by Kahnu Nanda; Jagatsinghpur:  Commemorating Posco MoU’s 11th anniversary anti Posco outfit PoscoPratirodha Sangram Samiti [PPSS] was organized a meeting and observed black day in the proposed steel project site in Dhinkia  on Wednesday.   ... India Gears Up For CNG in two wheelers; Dharmendra Pradhan & Prakash Javadekar launch Pilot Programme Thursday, June 23, 2016 New Delhi: In a major step to curb rising air pollution in Indian cities, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan,  Minister of State (Independent Charge), Petroleum and Natural Gas and Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Environment, Forest & Climate Change launched... SJTA Chief examines CCTV footage over lapses during Snana Yatra Thursday, June 23, 2016 Puri: SJTA Chief Suresh Mohapatra examines CCTV footage over lapses during Snana Yatra. Action after examining all CCTV footage, says Suresh Mohapatra over the issue of touching deities during Snana Yatra.  On the other hand Puri SP says the police is not at fault since ... Odisha Govt to create 500 new Panchayats ahead of 2017 polls Thursday, June 23, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government will create 500 new Panchayats ahead of 2017 polls. This was informed by the Panchayatiraj secretary Deoranjan Singh. A formal notification on the creation of the new panchyats will be published by the State government soon.&n... Odisha Government to run 300 more buses to Puri during Ratha Yatra Thursday, June 23, 2016 Puri: The State Government on Wednesday decided to run 300 more buses to the pilgrim town during Ratha Yatra. A preparatory meeting of the State Transport Authority (STA) held under chairmanship of Transport Commissioner Chandrasekhar Kumar took this decisi... Odisha Govt, JK Trust Sign an Agreement Thursday, June 23, 2016 Bhubaneswar:  A tripartite agreement has been signed today between the Govt. of Odisha and JK Trust in the presence of Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Resources Development Sj. Pradeep Maharathy and Cmmissioner-cum-secretary Sri Bishnupada Sethi. On behalf of the Govt... Odisha Govt to Formulate Vision 2020-30 Thursday, June 23, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Formulation of Vision 2020-30 for Odisha has been put on table. A high-level meeting to this effect was held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi at the State Secretariat on Wednesday. The deliberations were made for fo... Adruta Dance Troupe to perform Odissi and Folk dance of Odisha in USA Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Adruta Dance Troupe is a lead classical dance team consisting of the budding talents of Adruta Children Home promoted by RAWA Academy, Bhubaneswar. RAWA Academy seeks to promote the global movement to bring about transformation in collective ps... Dalmia Bharat Group Enhances Odisha Presence Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Dalmia Bharat Cement, a leader in the specialty cements space and the country’s largest producer of slag cement enhancing the earlier experience of quality and expertise, now bring their national brands to Odisha through two variants of c... Odisha: Anti Posco outfits observe black day commemorating 11th years of Posco MoU Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Report by Kahnu Nanda; Jagatsinghpur: Hundreds of Posco affected people including betel vein growers, anti project outfits, land losers from proposed project site villages from Erasama block on Wednesday observed black day commemorating 11th years of Posco Mou with Odisha government.&nbs... Central University of Odisha observes International Yoga Day Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The second Annual International Yoga Day was observed in a befitting manner by the Central University of Orissa in its campus at Landguda, Koraput, to mark the second International Yoga Day-2016. Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty, Vice-Chancellor of t... International Yoga Day celebrated in KIIT & KISS Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Bhubaneswar: International Yoga Day has celebrated in KIIT & KISS on Tuesday. Thousands of Staff, students and teachers of KIIT, KISS and KIMS assembled at 6:45 am in KIIT ground for practice Yoga. At 7:00am Yoga starts as per schedule of national yoga ceremony. In KIIT the Yoga prac... Smart Odisha campaign at Berhampur Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Berhampur: As Odisha prepares for the next level of development, it is all geared up to be ‘Smarter’, incorporating provisions for quality and intelligent infrastructure support, practicing optimal governance and an elevated level of efficiency.... PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan joins massive Yoga Day camp Bhubaneswar Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan joins massive Yoga Day camp at Janata Maidan, Bhubaneswar amidst thousands of young people who assembled early in the morning. The camp was organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangthana (NYKS) here today. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to attend BJP Vikash Utsav in Cuttack on June 26 Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar would attend the BJP Vikash Utsav in Cuttack on June 26. He would also address a Press conference and hold a discussion with intellectuals in Cuttack too. Earlier on June 10, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadk... Nearly 5 lakh devotees thronged Puri to witness the Haati Vesha, Snan Purnima Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Puri: Nearly 5 lakh devotees thronged the pilgrim city of Puri to witness the Haati Vesha of Lord Jagannath and His elder brother Balabhadra and their sister Devi Subhadra and Lord Sudarshan on the occasion of Snan Purnima on Monday. The rituals ran three h... Process for admission in Plus-III courses begins Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The process for admission in Plus-III courses, both offline and online, began on Monday. While the last date for online admission has been fixed on July 4, the deadline for offline admission is July 5.   The first-phase merit list wou... Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a Surya Namaskar sand sculpture on International Yoga Day Monday, June 20, 2016 Puri: Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a Surya Namaskar sand sculpture on International Yoga Day with message " yoga for Peace and Harmony" Puri beach of Odisha on Monday. Many yoga trainer from Patanjali yoga Shamiti doing yoga  on the beach near the sculpture. Parichay Foundation conferred SHRIE Awards to 11 persons for exemplary work in various fields Monday, June 20, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Parichay Foundation is a 9-year-old philanthropic organisation engaged in promotion of Indian art and culture and bringing about economic and social upliftment of underprivileged women and children in urban slums of Odisha and Delhi. It also works in the hinterland of Odisha... When Power Corrupts, Literature Cleanses; Second Day of KLF Explores Nuances in Human Experience Monday, June 20, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The second day of Kalinga Literary Festival built on the national debate created on the first day. The inaugural day had Dr. Subramanian Swamy speaking on the requirements to create a Lakshmanrekha for literature. Governance in Odia brought in ... Dharmendra Pradhan, Jual Oram launced Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in Odisha Monday, June 20, 2016 Sambalpur: On the auspicious occasion of Snana Purnima, the Prime Minister’s Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) was launched in Odisha at Sambalpur by Hon’ble Minister for Tribal Affairs Shri Juel Oram. In his remarks, Hon’ble minister described it as a revolutionary step and is to ... Sand artist Manas Kumar Sahoo creates sand sculpture on International Yoga Day Monday, June 20, 2016 Bhubaneswar: International Yoga Day is celebrated annually on June 21 and was declared to be internationally recognized by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on December 11, 2014. Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice or discipline that originated in India. "Yoga is ... Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan leads Indian delegation to St Petersburg International Economic Forum Saturday, June 18, 2016 New Delhi: The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan visited St Petersburg, Russia from 16-17 June 2016 to represent India at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). SPIEF is the leading economic event of Russia, drawing participati... Great Debates Ensue at 1st Day of Kalinga Literary Festival Saturday, June 18, 2016 Report by Debadatta Dash, Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) was inaugurated by Chief Guest Hon’ble Industry and Mass Education Minister of Odisha, Shri Debi Prasad Mishra, Shri Priyadarshi Mishra, MLA Bhubaneswar, leading poet & thinker Shri Haraprasad Das, political... Kalinga Literary Festival to deliberate on Literature and Democracy Friday, June 17, 2016 Dr. Subramanian Swamy to deliver Key Note Address and more than 100 speakers and authors to attend the two-dayLiterary Fest in the capital.  Bhubaneswar:  Kalinga Literary Festival, popularly known as KLF, is here. This year in the 3rd Edition of the KLF, the two-da... CSD Wants Discussion on FRA Issues in Collectors' Meet in Odisha Capital Thursday, June 16, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Campaign for Survival and Dignity(CSD) which campaigns for implementation of Forest Rights Act, 2006 across the State today in a press release demanded discussion on the FRA Implementation issues in upcoming district Collectors’  meet on 17th and 18th June in the ... High temperature continued to grip Odisha, Met predicted heavy rainfall Thursday, June 16, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Met Department predicts thunder squalls accompanied by hailstorm and gusty surface wind, speed reaching 60 kmph, are likely to occur at one or two places in interior Odisha. The Met Department also predicted that heavy rainfall is likely to occ... Maoists set 8 tractors ablaze in Kalahandi Thursday, June 16, 2016 Bhubaneswar:  Maoists attacked a contractor’s camp in Kalahandi district and burnt as many as eight tractors on Wednesday morning. According to information, six to seven Maoists came to the camp at Niangapada near Jugasahipatna under the Bhawanipatna police station and set the... Prime Minister, CM wished people of Odisha on Raja Parba Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wished the people of the State on the occasion of the Raja Parba, a three-day festival dedicated to goddess earth. Modi took to the Twitter to share his greetings. “On the special festival of Raja P... Odisha: KISS Student Cracks IIT-JEE Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Rajanikant Nayak, a tribal student of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), has cracked the highly competitive IIT-JEE (Advanced), result of which was declared recently. He will take admission in one of the IITs. Rajanikant, who belongs to Gond Tribe, hails from a sma... Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to visit St Petersburg to represent India at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum Tuesday, June 14, 2016 New Delhi: The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan will be visiting St Petersburg, Russia from 16-17 June 2016 to represent India at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). SPIEF is an annual international conference dedicated to ... Odisha favours implementation of GST for growth of economy and industry Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The Government of Odisha have claimed Rs.2755.36 crore towards CST Compensation for the loss on account of CST reduction from 2007-08 to 2011-12 but received Rs. 2201.40 crore for the said period.The CST Compensation claims for release by Government of India for the year 201... Odisha Govt effected massive reshuffle in IPS cadre Monday, June 13, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Govt today effected massive reshuffle in IPS cadre. Kabita Jalan appointed Cuttack DCP, K Vishal Singh – Nayagarh SP, Sanjeev Arora - Angul SP. SS Mishra – Nabarangpur SP, Manoranjan Mohanty – Khurda SP, Rajesh Pandit – Keonjhar SP. Pinak Mishr... 8 Chinese nationals staying at Dhamara of Odisha asked to leave India by June 17 Monday, June 13, 2016 Bhadrak: Odisha government today served notice to 8 Chinese nationals staying at Dhamara to leave the country by June 17 . This was informed by the Bhadrak SP Nihar Ranjan Das  . He said that they were working on an expansion project of the Adani Group... Dr. Subramanian Swamy to join as key note speaker, Mani Shankar Aiyer speaker in Kalinga Literary Festival 2016 Monday, June 13, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Dr. Subramanian Swamy, Rajya Sabha MP will be the Key Note Speaker Kalinga Literary Festival 2016 which will start from 18th- 19th June at Mayfair Lagoon Hotel in Bhubaneswar. This year central theme of the Kalinga Literary Festival is Li... Odisha CM inaugurates Mahisakhal slum cluster re-development project Monday, June 13, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: In order to make the Temple City a world class urban centre, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated a multi-storeyed slum cluster re-development project at Mahisakhal area in BJB Nagar this morning. Built... Sudarsan Pattnaik pays sandy tribute to Orlando victims Monday, June 13, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Puri: The gunman behind a suspected terrorist attack that killed 50 people at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, USA . The gunman opened fire at the Pulse club in the early hours of Sunday, taking hostages, killing many and injuring 53 ... NIQR - Bajaj Auto Outstanding Quality Man Award to KIIT & KISS Founder Monday, June 13, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: National Institution for Quality & Reliability (NIQR) conferred NIQR – Bajaj Auto Outstanding Quality Man Award 2016 on Founder of KIIT & Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Dr. Achyuta Samanta at its biennial Nati... Monsoon in coastal Odisha likely to be within June 14 and 16 Sunday, June 12, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Met department says onset of monsoon in coastal Odisha likely to be within June 14 and 16. Monsoon rains in interior parts of Odisha likely to be delayed; rising temp condition in these areas may continue till June 15 or 16.  Temperature w... Odisha: Ending Child Labour is Everyone's Business Sunday, June 12, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR), and UNICEF observed the World Day Against Child Labour in the city today.  The occasion saw the worldwide launch of the music video ‘SunleMaula’ by well-known singer, Ritu... Odisha Labour Minister calls for Child Labour free Bhubaneswar City Sunday, June 12, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: “Together we all should work and join hand to end child labour in Bhubaneswar city”, was the message given by Sj. Prafulla Kumar Mallick, Minister Labour and ESI, Steel and Mines, Odisha. While inaugurating a signature campaign thro... NALCO CMD felicitated young singers during Jewels of Odisha programme Sunday, June 12, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Chief Guest Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, NALCO, along with wife Smt. Preeti Roy and others, felicitating the young singers during 'Jewels of Odisha' programme at Rabindra Mandap, Bhubaneswar, on Saturday.  Org... Odisha Government, Save the Children organise event on world day against child labour Sunday, June 12, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Save the children, Labour Directorate and Campaign Against Child Labour (CACL) organised an event on the 12th of June to commemorate world day against child labour as part of the Raahgiri Diwas.   In order to addres... Odisha: Child labour, tree worship and ocean day mark 22nd Raahgiri Sunday, June 12, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The 22nd Raahgiri today created awareness against child labour as the falls on the World Day Against Child Labour.   Directorate of Labour, Government of Odisha, People’s Cultural Centre (PECUC), Bakul Foundation, artists at work along Janp... Former Odisha CM Giridhar Gamanga, KV Singh Deo inducted in BJP National Executive Saturday, June 11, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha Chief Minister Giridhar Gamanga, former BJP state unit president KV Singh Deo inducted in BJP National Executive.  State BJP unit president Basanta Panda welcome both and the decision of the party.  Gamang thanked Narend... Odisha arrested 3 bike looters, 17 two-wheelers seized Saturday, June 11, 2016 Report by Basant Rath, Nabarangpur: The town police nabbed 3 members of a motor cycle looter gang here at Nabarangpur and seized 17 stolen motor cycles. Acting on a tip-off, the police raided Kosagumuda, Katangamm, Dabugam, and Boriguma areas and seized 17 ... Odisha Govt partnering with UNFPA for Life Skills Education initiative in residential schools Saturday, June 11, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Schedule Tribe and Schedule Caste Development (SSD) Department, Government of Odisha is partnering with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for ensuring safety and well being of students through life skills education programme in resid...
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