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Odisha Govt aims to increase fisheries export to worth Rs 10,000 crore per annum Sunday, February 28, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government aims to increase fisheries export to worth Rs 10,000 crore per annum. This was informed by the Secretary Fisheries Bishnupada Sethi while he was speaking at the 6th general session of Odisha Fisheries Service Association here.  Inaugurating... Odisha Govt effected minor reshuffle in IAS cadre Sunday, February 28, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Govt on Saturday effected minor reshuffle in IAS cadre. The state government transferred five officers.  Paremeswarn B was posted as Medical Corporation Managing Director. Hariballav Mishra was posted as Director Land Records and Se... Odisha Administration gears up to prevent branding in Nabarangpur Saturday, February 27, 2016 Report by Basant Rath, Nabarangpur: Despite significant advancement in medical science, people believe in superstition to get rid of health complications and diseases. This practice of traditional branding or inflicting burns over the body as a remedy for illnesses such is a harmful prac... OCL India Ltd. reiterates its commitment in rendering Sundargarh a blind free district by 2020 Saturday, February 27, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Rajgangpur: As a responsible corporate citizen, OCL India Ltd (BSE: 502165 | NSE: OCL), the flag ship company of ‘Dalmia Group’ of companies,has undertaken various developmental activities (in the fields of health, infrastructure development, li... Odisha Govt to start process to refund duped chit fund investors money from Mar 15 Saturday, February 27, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Govt will start process to refund duped chit fund investors money from Mar 15. This was informed by the Finance Minister Pradip Amat. Finance Minister Pradip Amat said Online application for refund of chit ... Odisha govt to spend Rs 869 crore on development of districts affected by mining Saturday, February 27, 2016 Report by Pravu Prasad, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Devpt Corporation (OMBADC) decides to spend Rs 869 crore on development of districts affected by mining. Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC) in its Board of Directors Meeting held under the Chairm... Royal Stag Barrel Select MTV Unplugged Season 5 is ready to rock in Odisha Capital Bhubaneswar! Saturday, February 27, 2016 Report by Nidhi Garg, Bhubaneswar: Royal Stag Barrel Select MTV Unplugged is back with Season 5 to spread the lyrical fervour among music lovers across the country. Ariveting musical experience where some of India’s most talented artists experiment and perform the biggest chartbu... Odisha among top ten states in implementation of MGNREGS Saturday, February 27, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Friday claimed that Odisha has become one among top 10 States in implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS). This was informed by the Panchayati Raj Secretary Deo Ranjan Kumar Singh. Police-Maoist gun battle in Odisha, 1 naxal killed in Niyamgiri, Maoist killed man by slitting throat in Malkangiri Saturday, February 27, 2016 Rayagada: Police-Maoist gun battle in Niyamgiri forest at Kalyansinghpur. As per the report 1 naxal killed, and 2 other suspected to have been injured.  Two 9 MM pistol, a gun and a huge cache of explosives have been seized during the operation. ... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announced 50,000 pucca houses to be built for construction workers across state Saturday, February 27, 2016 Sambalpur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today visited Sambalpur district to inaugurate, lay foundation & inspect development projects of over Rs. 180 crore.    Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that Sambalpur will be developed ... Odisha Govt abolished the Diploma Entrance Test Saturday, February 27, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The State Government has decide to abolish the Diploma Entrance Test (DET) for admission to diploma engineering courses. This was informed by the Skill Development and Technical Education Department in a notification.  Admissions to the en... Odisha Govt flagged of 50 dedicated vehicle with GPS system for transportation of medicines Friday, February 26, 2016 Report by Nidhi Garg, Bhubaneswar: A fleet of 50 dedicated vehicle with GPS system for transportation of medicines under NIRAMAY by Odisha State Medical Corporation flagged off in presence of Development Commissioner R Balkrishnan and MD OSMC Rupa Mishra. State of tribal people in states like Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand etc remains pathetic Friday, February 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The tribal people of the Schedule V area states like Odisha, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh etc are far worse than the tribal of Schedule VI included North-Eastern states of India.  This is because th... 7th Indian Youth Science Congress Inaugurated at Odisha's KIIT University Friday, February 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: 7th Indian Youth Science Congress organized by KIIT University in association with M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development and SRM University inaugurated on Friday in KIIT premises. The ... Odisha Cabinet approves proposal on formation of Law Commission, amendment to PDS, Ama Jungle scheme Friday, February 26, 2016 Report by Nidhi Garg, Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet approves proposal on formation of Law Commission. the State Cabinet approved as many as 14 proposals today. This was informed by the chief secretary AP Padhy after the cabinet meeting. 
Odisha Govt to irrigate 20 lakh hectares of land in next 15 years Friday, February 26, 2016 Report by Dipankar Piyush, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government will irrigate 20 lakh hectares of land in next 15 years. This was informed by the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while addressing the pre-induction training & workshop organized by Water Resources Department. ... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the INFOCOM - Advantage Odisha 2016 Friday, February 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the INFOCOM - Advantage Odisha 2016 - an event on Information Technology sector in ‪Odisha‬. Addressing on the occasion CM Patnaik said, “Odisha rapidly moving towards IT revolution, f... Odisha-based Navratna CPSE Instituted NALCO Start-up Award Friday, February 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), the Navratna CPSE headquartered at Bhubaneswar has instituted a State-level Award for the outstanding Start-ups in the IT and IT Enabled Services (ITES).  The award... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik set to be re-elected as president of BJD unopposed for 7th consecutive term Friday, February 26, 2016 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik set to be re-elected as president of  ruling Biju Janata Dal unopposed.  Parliamentary Affairs minister Bikram Keshari Arukh files nominations on behalf of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for the post of Bi... Economic Survey 2015-16 : Amidst Gloomy International Economic Landscape, India Stands as a haven of Stability Friday, February 26, 2016 New Delhi: The Economic Survey 2015-16 tabled in Parliament today by the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley presents an optimistic picture of Indian economy stating that amidst the gloomy landscape of unusual volatility in the international economic environment, India stands as a h... FM Arun Jaitley presented The Economic Survey 2015-16, highlights need for more investment in Human Capital Friday, February 26, 2016 New Delhi: Indian economy has taken impressive strides with reduction in macro-vulnerability due to reforms in key areas, pursuit of fiscal prudence and focus on price stability. The Economic Survey 2015-16 presented in the Parliament today by the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley sta... Delhi court grants bail to ex-MoS for Coal Dilip Ray in coal scam case, it was a conspiracy against me Friday, February 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: A Delhi court grants bail to senior BJP leader and ex-MoS for Coal Dilip Ray in coal scam case. Speaking to media after the bail, Ray said it was a conspiracy against me. He said I will name the people who conspired against me at the right time.<... Odisha government's move to hand over irrigated lands to industries is a big blunder, must stop! Friday, February 26, 2016 Sambalpur: The Govt. of Odisha has just come out with a notification issuing guidelines for diversion of Irrigated and To-Be-Irrigated lands for Industrial purposes by acquisition or direct purchase by Industries.  This is a highly draconian move and we at Water Initiatives Odisha (... Odisha cabinet to meet today, to discuss 11 proposals Friday, February 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha cabinet to meet today under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Cabinet will to discuss 11 proposals. The Cabinet will meet at 5 pm.   Cabinet will discuss proposal for formation of a Law Commission, a Food Commission... Justice Vineet Saran sworn in as new chief justice of the Odisha High Court Friday, February 26, 2016 Cuttack: Justice Vineet Saran sworn in as new chief justice of the Orissa High Court. Governor Dr. SC Jamir administers oath.  Prior to his present appointment, Justice Saran was officiating as a senior judge of Karnataka High Court. The post of Odisha Chief Justice was ... Eminent litterateur Pratibha Ray to get Sahitya Bharati Samman Friday, February 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Eminent litterateur Pratibha Ray to get Sahitya Bharati Samman for the year 2016.The Gangadhar Rath Foundation Trust gives away this and many other literary awards every year.  Debi Prasanna Patnaik to rece... Two infants branded by witch doctor in Odisha admitted in Hospital Thursday, February 25, 2016 Report by Basant Rath, Nabarangpur: There seems to be no end to branding infants with red hot iron and heated metal bangle in tribal dominated Nabarangpur district.  In the third case in this month a 24-day old newborn from Ghodakhunta village under Dabugam block was admitted to the... Odisha BJP supporters released from jail in connection to Niali MLA assault case Thursday, February 25, 2016 Report by  Kahnu Nanda, Jagatsinghpur: The 11 BJP supporters those had been sent to judicial custody in connection to Niali MLA Pramod Mallick assault incident occurred at Tirtol during prime minister visit to Paradip,  were released from Alipingala sub jail on Wednesday,  ... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik thanks Railway Minister for accepting State's demand in Rail Budget Thursday, February 25, 2016 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik thanks Railway Minister Suresh Pravu  for  accepting State’s major demand in the  Rail Budget 2016-17. Patnaik said the State's interest has been taken care off and he thanked the U... Odisha to implement recommendations of 4th State Finance Commission on fast track Thursday, February 25, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The implementation of the recommendations of 4th State Finance Commission ( SFC) was fast tracked with Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi taking a review of the progress in High Level Monitoring Committee meeting held in Secretariat conferen... Dharmendra Pradhan hails PM Modi, Suresh Prabhu for allocating Rs. 5000 Crore to Odisha in Rail Budget Thursday, February 25, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan hails Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu for allocating of Rs. 5000 Crore to Odisha in the Rail Budget.  Union Minister Pradha... Odisha gets Rs 4,682 cr in Rail Budget 2016-17, highest-ever allocation for the state Thursday, February 25, 2016 Report by Dipankar Piyush, Bhubaneswar: The Narendra Modi-led NDA government made the highest-ever allocation for the state in the railway budget presented by Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday.Odisha gets Rs 4,682 cr in Rail Budget... Union Railway minister Suresh Prabhu presents Rail Budget for 2016-17 Thursday, February 25, 2016 New Delhi: Union Railway minister Suresh Prabhu presents Rail Budget for 2016-17 . Railway minister Suresh Prabhu presents his second Rail Budget for 2016-17 in Parliament.  The Minister of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu said that the transpare... Royal Stag Barrel Select MTV Unplugged reaches Odisha capital Bhubaneswar with superlative Harshdeep Kaur Thursday, February 25, 2016 Report by Dipankar Piyush, Bhubaneswar: Royal Stag Barrel Select MTV Unplugged is back with Season 5 to rock Bhubaneswar once again in its fervour. The city gears up for anenthralling performance by the soulful queen of melody, Harshdeep Kaur. Having travelled across Nagpur, Goa, Kolkata... Grand inauguration of 4th Basudha Arts Festival held at Odisha Lalit Kala Academy Thursday, February 25, 2016 Report by Pravu Prasad Routray, Bhubaneswar: Grand inauguration of 4th Basudha Arts Festival held at Odisha Lalit Kala Academi Gallery, Unit-3, Bhubaneswar on Wednesday.   The festival was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Sri Akash Das Nayak (Actor & Hon&rs... Odisha Development Forum demands better railway infrastructure, connectivity for South Odisha Thursday, February 25, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Development Forum demands better railway infrastructure, connectivity for Brahmapur and South Odisha. On the eve of the Railway Budget Odisha Development Forum seeks attention of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu towards the pathetic state ... Sundergarh is the first District of Odisha to go live 'e-OFFICE' Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Rourkela: eOffice for the Sundergarh District Collectorate was launched today in a mega gathering at Rourkela by  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The public mega meeting was organised by Sundergarh District Administration ... BJD heavy weight loses Odisha Marine fish Producers Association elections Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Report by Kahnu Nanda, Paradip: The Odisha Marine fish Producers Association [OMFPA] apex body of trawler and fish producers at Paradip on Sunday held its organizational elections. The election results have delivered surprise as Paradip BJD unit head and a ... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik unveiled the ‪Biju Patnaik Centenary‬ logo Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the ‪Biju Patnaik Centenary‬ logo designed by I&PR department on Wednesday here.  Excise Minister Dr. Damodar Rout, Finance Minister Pradeep Kumar ... RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat attended Mahima Dharma sabha in Odisha's Joronda Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Denkanal: On behalf of Dharma Jagaran Samity, a “Dharma sabha” was celebrated at Mahima Dharma pitha  Joronda, Denkanal. On the eve of MAGHA Mela in presence of P.P. Sarangha Chalak Mohan Bhagwat, amidst the sadhus  “BALKAL &rd... Odisha capital Bhubaneswar fast emerging as educational & medical hub : Nalco CMD Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: “Bhubaneswar has not only topped the ‘Smart City’ list but also fast emerging as an educational and medical hub in eastern and north-east India,” says Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD of Navratna Nalco. 
Odisha Artists turned Bhubaneswar Railway Station into an Art Station Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Report by Ananta Prasad; Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Railway Station is turning into an Art Station slowly. In an event organized by Bakul Foundation, East Coast Railways and Lions Club, 30 young artists painted more than 1000 square feet on Platform No 6 at the Bhubaneswar Railway Stat... Giraffe brought to Odisha's Nandankanan from Alipore zoo in Kolkata Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Male giraffe 'Joy' brought to Nandankanan from Alipore zoo in Kolkata. A male giraffe brought from the Alipore Zoo in Kolkata to the Nandankanan Zoo here in exchange for four tigers.  The four tigers, including two females, were transporte... Odisha Vigilance seized cash amount nearly Rs 1 crore from residence of Athagarh DFO Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance seized cash amount nearly Rs 1 crore from Cuttack residence of Athagarh Divisional Forest Officer Sudhansu Mishra.  Earlier in the morning Vigilance officials seized Rs 63 lakh in cash, 500 g... Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said ISPRL to set up strategic crude oil reserves with storage capacity of 17.83 MMT Wednesday, February 24, 2016 New Delhi: The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply today that in 2006, an Expert Committee, constituted by the then Planning Commission, inter-alia, recommended to maintain a reserve, equivalent to 90... Viswa Odia Mahasangha demands for Bharat Ratna on Biju Patnaik Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Report by Rudra Narayan Sahoo, Mumbai: Viswa Odia Mahasangha (VOM), Mumbai based socio-cultural organization, has demanded the Government of India should confer Bharat Ratnato Late Biju Patnaik, the former Chief Minister of Odisha.  Viswa Odia Mahasangha’s president SN Mohapat... Odisha CM announces Rs 260 cr housing, Rs 400 cr for underground sewerage in of Rourkela city Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Rourkela: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 260 cr housing project for slum dwellers of Rourkela city, Rs 400 cr for underground sewerage in the city.  It should be noted that CM Naveen Patnaik visits Rourkela an... Odisha Public Service Commission announced the result of OAS Examination Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Public Service Commission announced the result of Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) exam for the year 2011. 418 qualify in Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) exam for the year 2011.  Puspanjali Panda tops the OAS-2011 exam qualif... Fresh case of hot iron branding of infant in Odisha,administration concern over the issue Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Report by Basant Rath, Kosagumuda: In yet another shocking incident, after 10 reported incidents of branded a minor 33 day girl has been branded with pieces of a heated metal bangle at Pujariguda under Kosagumuda block of Nabarangpur district admitted at Dist headquarters hospital SNCU o... Odisha: JJMA Gheraoed Nuapada Collector Office Demanding Forest Rights Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Nuapada: Hundreds of tribals and forest dwellers under the banner of Jami Jungle Mukti Andolan(JJMA) affiliated to Campaign for Survival and Dignity(CSD) a national level campaign marched in a protest rally on 23rd Feb 2016 in Nuapada district headquarters ...
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