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Tata Steel Kicks off 10th Edition of Kate Purty Inter-village Football Tournament at Sukinda Thursday, December 15, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Sukinda: The 10th edition of Kate Purty Invitational Inter-village Football Tournament was kicked off today at the central playground of Sukinda Chromite Mine (SCM) township of Tata Steel in Jajpur district.  Four teams c... Christmas means celebration of love says Odisha Governor Thursday, December 15, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Christmas means celebration of spirit of love, when love of God and the love of our fellow sisters and brothers prevail over all hatred and bitterness, when our thoughts and deeds and the spirit of our lives manifest the presence of God. We must also spare time to reflect on... BDA to add another low-cost housing colony with 2,600 dwelling units, at Chandrasekharpur Thursday, December 15, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) today invited proposals from private players in the field of real-estate sector, to create a stock of 2,600 affordable houses in Chandrasekharpur over 20.31 acres of land. This project will be developed in the Public Private Partners... Odisha seeks opening more bank branches, mobile towers in Maoist prone districts; new strategies to counter Maoist menace Thursday, December 15, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha seeks opening more bank branches in Maoist prone districts. Odisha also seeks 518 new mobile towers in Maoist prone districts.   Home secretary Asit Tripathy said this after videoconferencing with Union Cabinet secretar... 57 IPS posts of promotion quota vacant in Odisha due to non-availability of suitable officers Thursday, December 15, 2016 New Delhi: 57 IPS posts of promotion quota are vacant in Odisha due to non-availability of suitable officers at Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) level. This was informed by the Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju in the Rajya Sabha while answering question asked by BJD mem... NTPC Darlipalli project to supply 800 MW of power to Odisha Thursday, December 15, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The construction work of the Darlipalli project in Sundargarh district is in full swing, and, when completed in 2018, it would supply 800 MW of power to Odisha, said National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Regional Executive Director Arvind Kumar at a Press meet here on Tu... Odisha: Mondei anual cultural festival of Nabarangpur district inaugurated Thursday, December 15, 2016 Nabarangpur: Mondei, a anual cultural festival of Nabarangpur district, was inaugurated from Bhatrasiuni after performing a special Puja at the Sidhaswara Siva shrine under Nabarangpur block on Wednesday in the presence of chief guest Commerce and Transport Minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi,... Odisha Govt to regularise the Gana Sikhyaks Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The state government on Wednesday has decided to regularise the gana sikhyaks (teachers) after considering the necessary modalities during a high level ministerial meeting here on Wednesday. This was informed by the School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra. Odisha Farmers to wear black badges, hoist black flags on their houses: Navnirman Krushak Sangathan Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Farmers to wear black badges, hoist black flags on their houses from tomorrow. This was informed by the Navnirman Krushak Sangathan adviser Soumya Ranjan Patnaik. Earlier the Police arrested hundreds of farmers across the state. The farmers had... Odisha CM seeks PM's intervention over Demonetisation crisis Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seeks Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention over Demonetisation crisis. CM Patnaik informs PM about troubles cooperativeS and Primary Agricultural Cooperative Societies facing on account of Demonetisation. SBI Life extends Support to benefit tribal children at Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Report by Pravu Prasad; Bhubaneswar: SBI Life, a socially inclined life insurance Company through its CSR outreach has extended its support for installation of Rooftop Solar Power plant to Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar. This support is a step towards providing better ... Odisha: State Level Women Convention at Kashipur Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Rayagada:  A state level  women convention  on tribal issues  has organized at Kashipur of Rayagada district from 9th  Dec. to 11th Dec. in AGRAGAMEE campus.   250 women mostly  belong to underprivileged and weaker session... Odisha Govt to organise 5th Chilika Mahotsav from January 11, 2017 Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government will organise 5th Chilika Mahotsav from January 11 to January 13, 2017. Annual Chilika Mahotsav will to start on January 11, 2017 would witness three day long celebrations. This was informed by t... Odisha: Road safety to crafts from waste to attract visitors Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Street play on road safety, fusion dance, awareness on energy conservation, making people more concerned for environment through art, crafts made from waste materials and counselling people through an innovative way would be major features at t... Odisha: Applications invited for NALCO Smiles & Kharavela Awards - 2017 Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Navratna Nalco has instituted ‘NALCO Smiles Award’ for the NGOs and Institutions, working for the rehabilitation and resettlement of differently-abled children/persons.  The award carries a cash p... Sudarsan Pattnaik supports PM Narendra Modi's idea of Cashless India Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Puri: Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik supports Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s idea of Cashless India.  Sudarsan Pattnaik Created sand sculpture with message join hands for a CashlessIndia at Puri beach in Odisha on Wednesday.  ... Rights panel serves notice to six top officials over Chilika boat tragedy Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has issued notice to the six top officials of the state government over the alleged negligence to check the boat tragedy at Chilka lake. Four people died after a country boat carrying picnickers from Sa... PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan termed detention of farmers in Odisha ahead of rally as Undemocratic Wednesday, December 14, 2016 New Delhi:  Senior BJP leader and Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan termed detention of farmers in Odisha ahead of rally as Undemocratic. Minister Pradhan said it is the fundamental rights of everyone to protest. The state government should not deprive farmers to... Odisha Assembly adjourned over detention of farmers ahead rally, Prohibitory orders slapped Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly adjourned over detention of farmers ahead rally. Deputy speaker adjourns Odisha Assembly till 3 pm as opposition parties create ruckus over detention of farmers. No representative of  Navnirman Krushak Sanghathan has met me... Odisha Farmers' body to hold mega farmers' rally in Bhubaneswar, police detained farmers Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Navnirman Krushak Sangathan to hold mega farmers' rally in Bhubaneswar demanding Price,Pension and Prestige .  Pradesh Congress Committee KrushakCell (PCCKC) supports Navnirman Krushak Sangathan's rally. Farmers detained at many places a... Odisha CM asks banks to supply adequate number of Rs 100 and Rs 500 notes in rural areas Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Chief Miniser NaveenPatnaik asks banks to supply adequate number of Rs 100 and Rs 500 notes in rural areas of the state.   CM Naveen Patnaik asks chief secretary to review DeMonetisation impact on agriculture and on people in rural areas a... Odisha Chief Minister felicitates 20 budding astronomers of the 10th Edition of Tata Steel's Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS) Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Twenty winners of the 10th Edition of Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS) Programme-2016-17, organized by Tata Steel in collaboration with Pathani Samanta Planetarium, Bhubaneswar were felicitated today by Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Navee... Odisha: Delegation of Chicago University Visits BMC for Waste Management Model Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: A delegation of Chicago University’s Business Department visited Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation to discuss on developing a model for waste management. The 12 member’s team including Professor Caroline Grassman and Sanjeev Vir of ... 2nd Kalinga International Film Festival Kicks off at KIIT Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The 2nd Kalinga International Film Festival, organized jointly by KIIT School of Film and Media Sciences and KIIT Film Society with support of the Federation of Film Societies of India, was commenced at KIIT campus on December 13, 2016. The fes... Odisha Farmers unable to withdraw money given by govt due to DeMonetisation Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Farmers are unable to withdraw money (Rs 409 cr) given by govt against procurement of paddy due to DeMonetisation. This was informed by the Minister Sanjay Dasburma . Minister Dasburma said Paddy procurement underway in 9 districts, 255 Primary... National Resource Centre for Tribal Livelihood to be launched at Bhubaneswar, Odisha on December 22 Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs in collaboration with UNDP and National Scheduled Tribes Finance and Development Corporation (NSTFDC) will launch “Vanjeevan” the National Resource Centre for Tribal Livelihood issues at Bhubaneswar, Odisha on December 22, 2016. S... Pandit Jasraj to mesmerise music lovers at IG Park in Odisha capital city Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Bhubaneswar: As part of its ``Music In Park’’ programme, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) on Saturday will host a unique musical night for eminent Classical singer Pandit Jasraj, at Indira Gandhi Park, in association with SPICMACAY.  To be held at ... Odisha Textile minister Snehangini Chhuria attacked with eggs at Patanagarh in Bolangir Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Bolangir: Odisha Textile minister Snehangini Chhuria attacked with eggs at Patanagarh in Bolangir. Some opposition party activists hurled eggs at the Minister’s vehicle at Ramji Square and later at Patanagarh bus stand.  It should be noted that Textile minister Sne... Tata group among top 20 knowledge enterprises in the world Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Mumbai: The Tata group has been ranked among top 20 enterprises in the world in the prestigious Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) 2016 study for maximizing enterprise intellectual capital.  To accelerate and democratise the creation and ... Voice of the Global South and Non-Western IR, Renowned Theorist Prof Amitav Acharya receives Odisha Living Legend Award in Education Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Report by Odishadiary Bureau,  Odisha Govt failed to spend Central Funds Rs 4,161 crore annually Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government failed to spend Central Funds Rs 4,161 crore in average every year. This was revealed on a question of Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray in the Assembly about the volume of funds. On a question of Ray in the Assembly about the volume of ... East Coast Railway cancelled, rescheduled timings of trains due to Cyclone Vardah, fog Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Train services from and through the East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction have been affected in view of dense fog in northern parts of the country and cyclone impact in Tamil Nadu leading to cancellation and rescheduling of timings. Bhubaneswa... Odisha to file interim petition in SC on Mahanadi water dispute issue, BJD hold plan for Human Chain Monday, December 12, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha to file interim petition in Supreme Court on Mahanadi water sharing dispute with Chhattisgarh. BJD spokesperson, Pratap Deb told media that the state government has begun the process to over this issue.  On the other hand the ... Social premium on sports as a career will encourage sports persons in India: Dr. Chand, Nalco CMD Monday, December 12, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: “Any sport gets promoted only if the society and the institutions gives it the premium it deserves. Emphasis on sports as a career option will encourage the talent to achieve excellence and bring laurels to the country,” said Dr. Ta... UNICEF celebrates 70 years of ensuring rights of children Monday, December 12, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: On the 70th anniversary of its founding, UNICEF celebrates the immense progress made for the world’s children – and renews the urgent call to reach millions of children whose lives and futures are endangered by conflict, crisis, pov... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to inaugurate 11th Toshali National Craft Mela at Janata Maidan on December 15 Monday, December 12, 2016 Report by Dipankar Piyush, Bhubaneswar: Handloom, Textiles & Handicrafts Department, Govt.of Odisha is going to organize 11th Toshali National Craft Mela-2016 at Janata Maidan, Bhubaneswar from 15th -27th December, 2016. From 2013 the mela is organized by Handlooms, Textiles & Ha... Odisha: Aide et Action organised one day consultation on 'Prevention of distress migration and vulnerable to bondage' Monday, December 12, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: A one day consultation on ‘Prevention of distress migration and vulnerable to bondage’ was organised by Aide et Action on 12th December 2016 at Bhubaneswar.  The consultation sensitised various st... Scribe assault in Odisha: District OUJ body submitted memorandum to DIG Monday, December 12, 2016 Report by Basant Rath; Nabarangpur: Condemning the inhuman attitude of the BSF personals the district Odisha Unions of Journalists (OUJ) body submitted memorandum to the DIG of police SW, and IG BSF,  Koraput through the superintendent of police Sudhansu Sekhar Mishra,here on Monday... Odisha Capital Echoed With Choral Singing Of Vande Mataram By Thousands Of Students Monday, December 12, 2016 Bhubaneswar: “Our patriotic soldiers stand vigil on the Nation’s borders round the clock, against all odds, in inclement weather ranging from the boiling desert of Rajasthan to the deathly freezing cold in the Himalayas.  The guardian... National Seminar on 150th Year of The Great Odisha Famine in the year 1866 inaugurated Monday, December 12, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Great Odisha Famine in the year 1866 was undoubtedly one of the most significant events in the country’s history and also a transforming event. It was a disaster and misfortune. The failure to import sufficient rice during 1860’... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to felicitate 20 winners YATS competition Monday, December 12, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Tata Steel in collaboration with Pathani Samanta Planetarium, Bhubaneswar has been conducting the Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS) competition for the school children of Odisha since 2007 with an aim to recognize the talents of school children in the field of astronomy ... Physicist and Educationist Prof Trilochan Pradhan receives Odisha Living Legend Award in Science Monday, December 12, 2016 Report by Odishadiary Bureau; Bhubaneswar: Prestigious Odisha Living Legend Award was conferred on Prof Trilochan Pradhan for his life time contribution to promote Science in Odisha and his inspiring institution building role in developing the Institute of Physics as a centre of excellen... Life history of Biju Patnaik to be taught in classroom of Odisha from 2017-18 Monday, December 12, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Life history of Biju Patnaik to be taught in classroom of Odisha from 2017-18. School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra informed this.  From the coming academic session, children studying in Classes-VI to X would be taught abo... Odia pilot dies during chopper crash in Mumbai Monday, December 12, 2016 Mumbai: Pilot Prafulla Kumar Mishra, hailing from Bhubaneswar, was killed in a crash of a private helicopter while on a joyride at an isolated spot in the Mumbai suburb Goregaon on Sunday. According to the BMC Disaster Control, the helicopter, a Robinson R4... PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates Odisha's first Tribal Livelihood Resource Centre at Huruduchampa Monday, December 12, 2016 Khunta: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates the State’s first Tribal Livelihood Resource Centre and the Adivasi Pashu Mela at Huruduchampa in the Khunta block during his one-day visit to Mayurbhanj district on Sunday. Minister Dharmen... NTPC Talcher Kaniha distributed Merit Scholarship to 226 Odisha students Sunday, December 11, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Kaniha: NTPC Talcher Kaniha has been always committed towards education of school children in its periphery villages. To reiterate this commitment, NTPC Kaniha organised a merit scholarship programme under its CSR initiative on 11.12.2016. Under this progra... More than 50,000 crowd gathered in Patha Utsav in Odisha capital city Sunday, December 11, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Patha Utsav on its third arrival day today attracted more than a surprising 50,000 or even crowd proving that people’s participatory role in a city-based event could work wonders. Various new things like Coffee Byte a news location celebrating photographs o... Next to GST, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code 2016 will be the biggest economic reform in India: Dr. Chand, Nalco CMD Sunday, December 11, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: “Industries across the globe are passing through difficult times, marked by sluggishness and slump in business and growth. But there is a bright spot where growth is occurring and everybody is eyeing India which is clocking a growth of mo... Tata Steel brings First ever ISRO Exhibition to Odisha Sunday, December 11, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Celebrating the 10th year of Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS), Tata Steel in collaboration with Pathani Samanta Planetarium (PSP) has brought the much acclaimed Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition of the Indian Space Research Organisation (IS... KISS Enters Non-profit Ivy League; Listed Among Best 223 NGOs of the World, Best 10 NGOs of India Sunday, December 11, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: In a major achievement, Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar has darted into the list of top 223 NGOs of the world. KISS has also been placed among the 10 best NGOs of India in the prestigious ranking of world NGOs published...
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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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