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Morning school across Odisha from April 2 due to heat wave Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Morning school across Odisha from April 2 due to  heat wave . A decision in this regard was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here. It was decided that the school will conduct f... Introduction of Rotavirus Vaccine in Universal Immunisation Programme in Odisha Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the national launch of the Rotavirus vaccine in the Universal Immunisation Programme, journalists from the national and state media discussed the importance of new vaccines in reducing under-five child mortality and improving child sur... CREDAI Odisha elected new Managing Committee Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The new Managing Committee of CREDAI Odisha for the term 2016 - 18 has been elected today in CREDAI’s Extraordinary General Body meeting held at Mayfair Convention Board Room. Mr. D.S.Tripathy, Mr. Binay Kri... Central University of Odisha launched Lecture on Globalization and Contemporary International Relations Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Koraput: Central University of Orissa, Koraput organised CUO-HAL Distinguished Lecture on ‘Globalization and Contemporary International Relations’ at Bhanja Mandap, HAL Township, Sunabeda with the collaboration of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited t... Odisha Govt yet to receive aid from Centre to meet the drought impact Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The State Government yet to recive any assistance from the National Disaster Relief Fund to the State to meet the drought impact in the State during the current year. This was informed by the Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Bijayshree Routray in the state Assembly r... Total 3,873 Bangladesh infiltrators are staying in Odisha Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The State Government identified a total of 3,873 infiltrators by January 2015, and they all belonged to Bangladesh. This was informed by the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik informed this in the State Assembly on Monday in response to a question of Congress MLA Naba Kishore Das... Slash in Central shares put extra burden on Odisha with Rs3,887.61 crore Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Slash in Central shares in several Centrally-sponsored schemes has put an extra burden on the State exchequer to the tune of Rs3,887.61 crore during the current year 2015-16. This was informed by the Finance Minister Pradeep Kumar Amat stated this in the State Assembly. Air Odisha to start flight service to Balangir, Kalahandi from April Monday, March 21, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Air Odisha announced to start flight service to Balangir, Kalahandi from April. Earlier today Air Odisha runs usual flight operation after the State government grants 75% of pending subsidy amount. It should be noted that Air Odisha Aviation Pv... Odisha High Court issues interim order to stop temple construction by Iskcon in Puri Monday, March 21, 2016 Cuttack: The Odisha High Court today issued an interim order to stop the construction of a proposed Jagannath temple in Puri by International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon). It should be noted that ISKCON had moved the HC following Puri-Konark D... Sukinda Chromite Mine of Tata Steel Launches "Snakes Are Friends" Campaign on World Forestry Day Monday, March 21, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Sukinda: Sukinda Chromite Mine (SCM) of Tata Steel, located in Jajpur district of Odisha, launched a campaign called “Snakes Are Friends” today, to create awareness on conservation and importance of snakes in biodiversity among school children, ... World Down Syndrome Day observed for the first time in Odisha Monday, March 21, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Government of Odisha, Department of Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities(SSEPD) organised an Awareness Workshop on the occasion of observation of "World Down Syndrome Day" for the first time in the state today.  Acclaimed sand artist Manas Kumar Sahoo created sand sculpture at Puri sea beach On the eve of World Water Day Monday, March 21, 2016 Report by Nidhi Garg, Puri: World Water Day tries to remind people about the significance of fresh water and to promote sustainability for fresh water resources' management. World Water Day was officially assigned to 22 March in 1993 by the United Nations General Assembly. Radio Choklate partners with Yash Raj Films for Odia anthem of FAN Monday, March 21, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: After Telugu, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil and Gujrati, the Shahrukh Khan starrer FAN anthem ‘Jabra’ has now been released in Odia. Radio Choklate 104 FM, Odisha’s most popular radio station, has teamed up with Yash Raj F... 67 in Odisha electrified Last Week under DDUGJY Monday, March 21, 2016 New Delhi: 337 villages have been electrified across the country during last week (from 14th to 20th March 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). Out of these electrified villages,  67 in Odisha, 49 in Jharkhand , 66 villages in Uttar Pradesh, 30 in Arunachal Pr... Congress, BJP MLAs stage walkout of Odisha Assembly over shifting of wagon factory from Narla Monday, March 21, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Congress, BJP MLAs stage walkout of Odisha Assembly after Speaker denies debate over shifting of wagon factory from Narla. It should be noted that earlier today in the monring Odisha Assembly adjourned over Shifting of Narla wagon factory to Vi... Tribal Hamlet near Odisha Capital Got Lighted After 69yrs Of Independence Monday, March 21, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: A tribal hamlet particularly Kolha community Kandalei under chhatabar G.P. with  population of 200nos which is 20kms from state capital after 69 years of independence there is no particular road and no electricity.  ... Odisha govt sends notice to Air Odisha over its suspension of flight operations Monday, March 21, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today sends 'show cause' notice to Air Odisha over its suspension of flight operations, asks to reply by March 26. The state government said that notice sent to Air Odisha for breaching MoU. The state government also clarified that 75% of pending subsidy ha... Mercury soars to 42.2 degree in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar Monday, March 21, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Mercury soars to 42.2 degree Celsius on Monday in Bhubaneswar, the highest ever in March since 1952. This is the highest ever temperature in March in last 64 year. The Meteorological Department said the heat wave conditions would prevail in the state till March 28. Odisha Assembly adjourned over Shifting of Narla wagon factory Monday, March 21, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly on Monday adjourned over Shifting of Narla wagon factory to Visakhapatnam. Assembly adjourned till 3pm following uproar over shifting of wagon factory. Shifting of Narla wagon factory is another instance of central negligence, s... Agitating 108 ambulance workers in Odisha withdraw strike Monday, March 21, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Agitating 108 ambulance workers withdraw strike after discussions with Ziqitza authorities. This was informed by the 108 Emergency Ambulance Association secretary Manoj Sahu. The company authorities assured ambulance workers  to fulfil the... Heat wave grips Odisha; 16 cities of Odisha record temp above 30 deg Celsius Monday, March 21, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Heat wave grips Odisha as on Sunday five cities of Odisha record temp above 40 deg Celsius.  Bhubaneswar was hottest city of Odisha today at 41.7 deg Celsius.  Malkangiri record 40.6 deg Celsius, Bhawanipatna at 40.2, Balangir and Titilagarh at 40 deg C... Odisha, Odia across globe observed World Pakhala Day, Sudarsan Pattnaik Created sand sculpture Sunday, March 20, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha, Odia across the globe observing World Pakhala Day today. Everyone decided to eat Pakhala on 20th march to welcome this summer with Odisha’s traditional food.  On the Occasion  Pakhala Dibas... Green Tribunal directed Odisha Government Not to fell the trees without forest clearance Sunday, March 20, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Upon hearing a petition filed by Durga Kishan of Laing Village in Rajgangpur Block, Sundergarh, National Green Tribunal, Kolkata issued notice the Odisha government and Ministry of Environment and Forest. The petitioner has alleged that the construction work for four laning ... Odisha: Injured Rudy Shel Duck rescued Sunday, March 20, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Members of Wildies , a city based organization working for the conservation of wildlife, rescued an injured Rudy Shelduck or commonly known as Brahminy Shelduck, a migratory bird from the river basin of Mahanadi near Mundali bridge of Cuttack D... Happy Pakhala Day: Pakhala brings Happiness Sunday, March 20, 2016 By Kamala Kanta Dash 20th March is celebrated internationally both for Pakhala Dibasa and Happiness Day. Is this just a coincidence that Pakhala (watered rice) and the Happiness are celebrated together? Does Pakhala bring happiness? The answer wo... CMFRI, Kochin Survey confirms presence of coral reef in Odisha coast near Puri Sunday, March 20, 2016 Puri: Underwater survey off Puri coast confirms presence of coral reef. Scientific team from Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Kochin conduct the survey. A team of 12 scientists of CMFRI, Kochin have found traces of coral reef under... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik congratulates team India for beating Pakistan Sunday, March 20, 2016 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulates team India for a splendid victory over Pakistan in ICC World T20 match at Eden Garden. Odisha-based acclaimed sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik congratulates team India for win against Pakistan through ... Odisha Govt hikes Bus fares Sunday, March 20, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The state government hiked Bus fares across the state on Saturday under the automatic mechanism for revision of fares following the hike in diesel price by Rs 1.90 per litre on Wednesday. The fares of ordinary and express buses were hiked by 1 paise per km and that of deluxe... Air Odisha to shut intra-state operations from Mar 21 Saturday, March 19, 2016 Report by Dipankar Piyush, Bhubaneswar: Regional carrier Air Odisha to shut intra-state operations from Mar 21. This was informed by the Air Odisha official.  He informed that due to lack of rebate on ATF, Air Odisha to stop its flight operations from ... Odisha gets Krushi Karmana Award Saturday, March 19, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Odisha gets Krishi Karman Award today in total foodgrains (Category-II) for 2014-15. Odisha had achieved a record foodgrain production of 118 lakh 24 thosand tonne in 2014-15. This is for the fourth time that our State got Krishi Karma... Odisha strides ahead in implementation of ease of doing business Saturday, March 19, 2016 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar:  After achieving 7th position in the ‘Ease of doing business Indices’ at national level, Odisha now strides ahead to be one among the first three states in the matter. A high level review meeting to this effect was held today under ... Odisha celebrating Global event Earth Hour organized by WWF for Nature Saturday, March 19, 2016 Report by Nidhi Garg, Bhubaneswar: Earth Hour is a global event organized by WWF for Nature and is generally held in the last Saturday of March annually asking households and business to turn-off their non-essential lights and other technical appliances for one hour to raise awareness to... RSS Odisha Unit calls for affordable education, effective health care and practice of samarasata Saturday, March 19, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: RSS has demanded accessible, affordable and qualitative education for all. Pratinidhi sabha of RSS is of view that, it is the responsibility of the government and society to make appropriate education available to the youth according to their a... Government of Odisha, Tata Trusts sign MoU to eliminate malaria in Odisha Saturday, March 19, 2016 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: Government of Odisha and Tata Trusts have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work towards implementing malaria control and prevention activities, along with research and technological innovations aimed at improving the lives of people in th... Out of 71,306 only 28,187 Anganwadi Centres in Odisha have own buildings Saturday, March 19, 2016 Bhubaneswar:  Total of 71,306 numbers of Anganwadi Centres are operating in the State, out of which 28,187 have own buildings.. This was informed by the Women and Child Development Minister Usha Devi informed in the State Assembly. Minister Usha Devi i... Utkal Bharat urged Odisha Govt to abolish midday meal programme Saturday, March 19, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The Utkal Bharat launched a two-day mass dharna at the Lower PMG here from Friday demanding abolition of the midday meal (MDM) programme in Government schools. Utkal Bharat president Kharabela Swain said the Central Government has introdu... Odisha: Congress candidate won Koraput Municipality Chairman post Friday, March 18, 2016 Report by Nishapati Nayak, Koraput: Bhagaban Bahinipati of Congress party has won Koraput Municipality  Chairman post. Congress candidate got 11 votes out of a total 21, while the BJD candidate Sanjulata Rout got only 10 votes to her name. Taraprasad B... Union Minister Sudarshan Bhagat reviewed overall performance of Odisha Livelihoods Mission, Panchayati Raj Department Friday, March 18, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of State (R.D.) , Government of India, Sudarshan Bhagat reviewed the overall performance and functioning of Odisha Livelihoods Mission, Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Odisha on March, 18,2016 at State guest house at Bhu... Odisha FM Amat presents State Budget of Rs 94,052.65 cr for 2016-17 in Assembly Friday, March 18, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Finance Minister Pradeep Amat presents State Budget of Rs 94,052.65 cr for 2016-17 in Assembly . Amat prepared and presented it in line with the Central Budget for the first time in history.  Reacting to the annual Budget Chi... Odisha To Be A Smart Skill State Friday, March 18, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Team Wadhwani Foundation led by Dr. Ajay Kela, President & CEO met Minister, Skill Development & Technical Education Department Shri Sanjay Kumar Das Burma and Chief Secretary Shri A.P. Padhi, IAS and volunteered to offer technology pla... Odisha signs MoU with Tata Trusts to work towards implementing malaria control Friday, March 18, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Government of Odisha signs MoU with Tata Trusts to work towards implementing malaria control. Dr. N.K. Das, Special Secretary, Government of Odisha and Mr. Burzis Taraporevala, Secretary & Chief Accountant, Ta... Odisha Govt appoints IAS Vineel Krishna CEO of Smart City SPV Friday, March 18, 2016 Report by Ananta Prasad, Bhubaneswar: State government effects change at bureaucratic level. IAS Vineel Krishna returns to Odisha as CEO of Smart City SPV.  Vineel Krishna given additional charge as MD of OMC. Sanjeev Chopra given additi... National Community Radio Awards to Odisha-based Radio Kissan Friday, March 18, 2016 Report by Sk Mohd Niyaz, Bhubaneswar: National Community Radio Award to Odisha-based Radio Kissan. Radio Kissan Chairman Pradeepta Kumar Dutta received the awards from  Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information & Broadcasting, Arun Jaitley and Minister of Sta... Odisha Assembly adjourned till 12:05 pm following ruckus by Congress MLAs Friday, March 18, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly adjourned till 12:05 pm following ruckus by Congress MLAs. Congress members protest summon to chief whip Bahinipati for links with arrested Ramesh Jena. It should be noted that Congress MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati is served notic... Odisha FM to present Annual Budget for 2016-17 today Friday, March 18, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Finance minister Pradeep Kumar Amat will present budget for 2016-17 today. The budget is likely to touch Rs 95,000 crore. It should be noted that earlier the Odisha cabinet had approved the draft budget worth Rs 94,143 cror... 100 Model Schools in 14 districts of Odisha to start functioning from 2016-17 academic session Friday, March 18, 2016 Bhubaneswar: 100 Model Schools in 14 districts of Odisha to start function from 2016-17 academic session. This was informed by the School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra informed this in the State Assembly. Minister Mishra said this in the State Assembly while ... Odisha Govt to sign MoU with TATA Trust for intensive Malaria Control measures Friday, March 18, 2016 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government will sign MoU with TATA Trust today for intensive Malaria Control measures. MOU will be signed between TATA Trust and Government of Odisha in Health & FW department for intensive Malaria Control measures  in in-accessible ... Odisha records Growth rate of 6.16%, literacy rate reaching 72.9%: Economic Survey Thursday, March 17, 2016 Bhubaneswar: State Economic Survey Report is presented on Thursday in the state Assembly. As per the survey Growth rate of Odisha’s economy 6.16% in 2015-16. Economic Survey said literacy rate of the state is reaching at 72.9% . The economic growth ra... Womenpreneurship Programme held at Odisha-based ASBM Thursday, March 17, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Asian School of Business Management under the aegis of EDC sponsored by AICTE, Govt. of India, organized an entrepreneurship programme exclusively for women on 16th and 17th March 2016.  The two day long work... Odisha Vigilance arrested Phulbani mining officer in DA case, seized gold biscuits nearly half kg Thursday, March 17, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance arrested Phulbani District Mining Officer Prafulla Sethi on charges of amassing disproportionate assets.  The investigating agency has seized gold biscuits weighing around 447 gms and 500 gm of silver ornaments, among othe...
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