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Supreme Court accepts petition of Odisha on Polavaram, issues notice to Andhra Pradesh, Centre Friday, September 30, 2016 New Delhi: Supreme Court accepts petition of Odisha on Polavaram project, issues notice to Andhra Pradesh govt, Centre.  Supreme Court asks Andhra Pradesh govt, Centre to submit reply in 4 weeks  . Karnataka, Maharashtra made a party in the petiti... High alert sounded in Odisha after Surgical Strike by India in PoK, says DGP KB Singh Friday, September 30, 2016 Bhubaneswar:  High alert sounded in Odisha after Surgical Strike in PoK, says DGP KB Singh. High alert sounded in Odisha after discussions between Union Home minister, CM  Naveen Patnaik.  QRT, STU have been asked to keep tight vigil on airpo... Sunshine Hospital Introduces Special 'Rakshak Cards' for Odisha Police Personnel Friday, September 30, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar : City based tertiary care hospital – Sunshine, organized an event at the Police Reserve Grounds for issuing privileged “Rakshak Cards” for Police Personnel as part of the initiative to celebrate “World Heart Day”.&... Filing of nominations for students' union elections concludes in Odisha Friday, September 30, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Filing of nominations for students' union polls concludes in Odisha. Aspiring candidates Files their nominations paper for the October 5 Students’ Union elections. Filing of nominations ended peacefully without any untoward incident on Thursday. Monsoon session of Odisha Assembly concludes; 11 bills passed Friday, September 30, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The eight-day Monsoon Session of the 15th Legislative Assembly concluded on Thursday passing as many as 11 Bills, including five on the last day, amidst protests by Opposition members. In the afternoon, seven Bills were passed amidst protest by... Young India Social Innovation Summit 2016 kicks off at Odisha Capital city Friday, September 30, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Young India Social Innovation Summit 2016 kicks off at Bhubaneswar today at Reginal Museum of Natural History. This summit is represented a national convening of social innovators where most bring together luminaries to explore the next big ide... "Sand Says Something" film on Sudarsan Pattnaik released at Mumbai Films Division. Thursday, September 29, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Mumbai: A short documentary film on renowned sand artist Padma Shri Awardee  Sudarsan Pattnaik released today at Mumbai.  "Sand Says Something", this film made by Manoranjan Badatya and produced by Films Division was released today in Films Divisi... Man chained in Puri Hospital: OHRC sought report from CDMO, Railway Police Thursday, September 29, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Puri: The Odisha Human Rights Commission has sought detail reports from Chief District Medical Officer and Superintendent of Railway Police, Cuttack over ill treatment to a mental retarded person in Puri District Head Quarter Hospital. Acting on... BDA to take up Govt quarters project in PPP mode Thursday, September 29, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Good news for the Temple City residents as the General Administration Department (GAD) of the State Government is planning to develop modern residential facility for senior government officials over 7.125 acres in Chandrasekahpur (CS Pur) area ... SWCC clearance to 2 projects in Odisha; IFFCO & Welspun to invest Rs 224 crore in Odisha Thursday, September 29, 2016 Report Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  The Single Window Clearance Authority Meeting held today under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi approved 2 new investment projects envisaging the investment of around 224 cr. These projects included the proposal of Ind... Odisha Govt fast tracked installation of EWDS for disaster management Thursday, September 29, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  After getting international applauds for disaster management, Govt of Odisha has now taken another step forward for installation of Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS, said to be first of its kind in the world, under national cyclon... 2 killed, several injured in train collision in Odisha Thursday, September 29, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar-Bhadrak DMU collides with freight train. As a result 2 person killed, many injured.  It should be noted that Bhubaneswar-Bhadrak DMU collides with freight train near Kathajodi station. 21 injured admitted to SCB hos... Home Minister Rajnath Singh informs Odisha CM about surgical strikes Thursday, September 29, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh informs Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik about surgical strikes. He also; also talked to CMs of Punjab, West Bengal, CPI-M's Sitaram Yechury. Indian Army conducted surgical strikes+ on terror launch pads at the LoC on ... Odisha-born sculptor Gadadhar Ojha to represent India at International sculptors symposiums in MEXICO Thursday, September 29, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha-born sculptor Gadadhar Ojha to represent India at International sculptors symposiums in MEXICO. Mr. Ojha has been selected to represent India at the 2nd Simposio Internacional de Escultura en Madera, at Guadalajara in MEXICO . Subroto Bagchi, Bhavish Aggarwal addressed students at XIMB Thursday, September 29, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Mr. Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-Founder and CEO, Olacabs.com and Mr. Subroto Bagchi, Chairman, Skill Development Authority, Govt. of Odisha visited Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar on 28th September, 2016 for an interactive session with the... Normal life disrupted in Odisha due to 24-hour bus strike Thursday, September 29, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Normal life disrupted in Odisha as private buses across stay stay off roads in protest against the illegal arrest of a bus own. Around 18,000 buses will stay off road during the 24-hour bus strike called by private bus owners' association today... Odisha ruling BJD called for protest in 7 districts against construction of Polavaram dam project Thursday, September 29, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha ruling BJD on Wednesday called for hartal in seven southern districts on October 1 against the construction of the Polavaram dam project in Andhra Pradesh. Criticising the Centre for providing approval for the formation of a Polavaram Pr... IWAI Signs MoUs with Dredging Corporation of India, Paradip Port Trust and Mormugao Port Trust Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Development of Inland Water Transport is a priority of the Ministry of Shipping. After the declaration of 106 new National Waterways, in addition to the existing 5 National Waterways, under the National Waterways Act, 2016, the responsibilities o... Odisha Assembly passes Odisha Official Language Amendment Bill Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly passes Odisha Official Language Amendment Bill. Speaker Niranjan Pujari rejects Leader of the Opposition's plea for formation of a commission to look into proper execution of Odisha Official Language Act. Four Bills, in... Odisha Farmers, fishermen body opposes Paradeep Phosphates Limited expansion Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Report by Kahnu Nanda, Jagatsinghpur:  The proposed expansion of Paradeep based fertiliser plant Paradeep Phosphates Limited (PPL) was opposed by farmer and fishermen body Kalinga Karnadhar Machhyjibi Samabaya Samiti, the Samit president Jyoti Ranjan Samal and fishermen leader Pit... NTPC plans for a total capacity addition of 24000 MW with an investment of Rs 1.6 lakh crore Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: NTPC plans for a total capacity addition of 24000 MW with an investment of Rs 1.6 lakh crore. In FY16, our total cost of power generation was down to Rs 2.92 a unit against Rs 3.06 the previous year, due to reduction in both energy and capacity... Bhubaneswar Development Authority heralds a new era starts e-auction with a big bang Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Heralding a new era in auctioning process, punched with absolute transparency and usability and us of contemporary IT tools, BDA today conducted e-auction for the first time in the State. Interestingly, all 78 par... KISS Awarded Platinum Star for NGO Transparency Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) has been awarded the Guide Star India Champion Level-Platinum Certification by Guide Star India for NGO Transparency (Financial Transparency) on September 27, 2016. The award was given by GuideStar Indi... Gitanjali Batmanabane appointed as new director of AIIMS, Bhubaneswar Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Gitanjali Batmanabane of JIPMER, Puducherry replaces Ashok Mohapatra as director of AIIMS, Bhubaneswar. Professor Batmanabane is a professor of pharmacology and the officer-in-charge of the department of hospital ... CSD Organises National Convention on "Forest Rights Struggle: Towards A Nationwide Self-Assertion of Forest Dwellers" Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  Campaign for Survival and Dignity(CSD), the national level platform of the tribals and forest dwellers across  the States which struggled for the enactment of historic Forest Right Act, 2006 organised its National Convention on &ldqu... Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sand art wishing legendary singer on her 87th Birthday Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik convey sandy birth day wishes to Lata Mangeskar on her 87th Birthday through a sand sculptor. Patnaik made sand sculpture of legendary singer with message  Happy Birthday LataDidi at Bhatye Beach ,Ratnagiri in Maha... Assistance to cities to improve energy use efficiency to tap Rs.6,000 cr saving potential per year Wednesday, September 28, 2016 New Delhi: Ministry of Urban Development has embarked on a major programme to improve energy use efficiency in bulk water supply, public lighting, transportation and domestic consumption in cities and towns across the country. The Ministry today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ... Odisha Governor inaugurated Agro-Vation organised by Indian Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Science, technologies and innovations become more important as the population rises, with less land available to produce food and declining levels of water. The focus must therefore be on how to produce more food, with less land and water, whil... Odisha Govt effects minor reshuffle in IAS Cadre Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government effects minor reshuffle in IAS Cadre. Vishal Gagan appointed Special secretary, Water Resources department. Bishnupad Sethy given additional charge of Excise department. SP Thakur appointed KBK chief administrator .  Odisha CS directed Collectors to tighten enforcement, finalize road safety action plan Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  Road safety has been brought to the focus of district administrations with Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi taking a review of the progress with Collectors and Superintendents of Police over a video conference from the secretariat conf... Odisha: BMC Felicitates Goodwill Ambassadors for Swachh Bharat Activity Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has felicitated 11 nos  individuals and organization for their valuable contribution towards Swachh Bhubaneswar Activities. As a part of the Ministry of Urban Development's S... Odisha Police seized ganja worth Rs. 1 crore, man from Haryana held Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Report by Deba Prasad Dash; Malkangiri: Malkangiri  police seized ganja worth Rs. 1 crore and arrested a person , a native of Haryana in this connection today. nabbing three persons. On a tip-off, the Malkangiri police led by IIC Rajkishor Das intercepted a heavy vehicle n... AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar to host 'Cyclothon' to observe World Heart Day 2016 Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar, Eastern India’s largest chain of Super Speciality Tertiary care hospitals, is going to organize a ‘Cyclothon’ on 28th September 2016 to celebrate the upcoming “WORLD HEART DAY 2016”.&nb... Odisha Assembly stalled amid ruckus over Mahanadi Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Opposition creates ruckus in Odisha Assembly. Opposition creates ruckus demanding statement of CM Naveen Patnaik on Mahanadi issue; House adjourned till 3 pm. It should be noted that the State Assembly witnessed frequent adjournments over... Nominations Start for Odisha Living Legend and Youth Inspiration Awards 2016 Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The 2016 round of Living Legends and Youth Inspirations are here. This year will have added attraction of national level top leaders joining to deliver the Living Legend Oration.  At the times of increa... Odisha: Lower Suktel Action Committee calls off Jal Satyagraha Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Bolangir: Lower Suktel Action Committee calls off Jal Satyagraha on written assurance by district administration. It should be noted that Members of the Balangir Action Committee led by Gopalji Panigrahi have started a Jal Satyagraha at Khagsabahal village,... Total loan burden of Odisha is Rs 54,006.20 crore Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The total loan burden of Odisha by August 31, 2016 was Rs54,006.20 crore and it would increase to Rs64,991.83 by this fiscal-end, informed Finance Minister Pradip Kumar Amat in the State Assembly on Monday. The primary report of the Comptroller... Odisha CM announces Rs 10L ex-gratia, monthly pension for family of Uri terrorist attack martyr Monday, September 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar:  Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 10L ex-gratia, Rs 2,000 monthly pension for family of Uri terrorist attack martyr Pitabas Majhi.  It should be noted that Peetabas had sustained grievous injuries during the combing operation at Uri on September 18... Two Odisha Mountaineers successfully summits Mt. Stock Kangri at LEH Monday, September 26, 2016 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar: Two young men of Bhubaneswar, Sri. Nrusingh Sahoo (30 yrs) and Sri. Chinmoy Moharana (21 yrs), have successfully submitted Mt. Stock Kangri at LEH on 24th Sept-2016 at 7.30 AM. It took then more that 8 hrs to cover 6150 mts from Base Camp to summit ... Tata Steel Kalinganagar plant bags prestigious Kalinga Safety Award Monday, September 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Kalinganagar: Tata Steel, the leading Steel and Mines Company in India, was conferred with the prestigious ‘Kalinga Safety Award 2015’ in the Gold category for its Kalinganagar Steel Plant at the 7th Odisha State Safety Conclave held in Bhubanes... Odisha CM says Chhattisgarh built 8 large, 34 medium projects, another 4 large projects under construction Monday, September 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said Chhattisgarh is using delaying tactics in submission of basin master plan. CM Patnaik said this in the state assembly in a written statement.    CM Patnaik said ... Odisha forest officials to capture Wild tusker that killed 27 people Monday, September 26, 2016 Report by Akshya Rout, Jajpur: A tusker that has killed 27 persons in the last eight years and is moving in forests spreading across three districts such as Angul, Sambalpur and Deogarh has sent the Odisha forest officials into a tizzy. Sources said most of the victims were k... Paschim Odisha Parivaar - Mumbai celebrates Nuakhai Bhetghat; Tiger Shroff graced event Monday, September 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Mumbai: Paschim Odisha Parivaar - Mumbai celebrated Nuakhai Bhetghat on Sunday with great enthusiasm by people of western Odisha living in and around Mumbai.   Shri Pradeep Bavhiskar, IAS & Chairman Energy Vigilance Commissi... Opposition creates din in Odisha Assembly over CM's statement on Mahanadi; House adjourned till 3pm Monday, September 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Opposition members protested CM Naveen Patnaik’s statement on Mahanadi row in the state assembly. Congress legislator Tara Prasad Bahinipati stood on reporter’s table   . Opposition members create din; House adjourned till 3pm.  Congress to prepare poll manifesto over local issues, says Odisha PCC chief Monday, September 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Congress to prepare poll manifesto over local issues, says Odisha PCC chief Prasad Harichandan. He said that Congress to field candidates in all 854 zilla parishad seats during upcoming.  Congress forms Pradesh Panchayat Election Committee, manifesto committ... Odisha bus operators to stage 24-hr strike on Sept 29 Monday, September 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Protesting arrest of Athamallik bus owner, private bus operators to stage 24-hr strike on Sept 29 . This was informed by the Association president Prakash Mishra.   Bus owners, staff to wear black badge from today in protest against t... Odisha: Uri martyr Pitabasa Majhi consigned to flames at Danojhala village Monday, September 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The mortal remains of Uri martyr Pitabasa Majhi was consigned to flames at Danojhala village in Nuapada district with full state honour on Sunday. Pitabasa’s body was flown by a special flight to Raipur, from where it was carried by road ... AAP will form government in Odisha in 2019: Ashutosh Monday, September 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: AAP leader Ashutosh said that AAP will form government in Odisha in 2019. He said that the People in Odisha vote for Naveen Patnaik as there is no alternative in the state. He said this while addressing party workers' meet in Cuttack.  AAP... Indian Air Force rescued 23 labourers from Odisha at Edupalaya in Medak of Telangana Sunday, September 25, 2016 Hyderabad: Twenty three Odia labourers trapped in temple due to flood water are rescued by helicopter in Idupulapaya area, says Medak ADM. Two Chetak helicopters of the Indian Air Force got airborne at 0709h today for carrying out rescue operations at flood hit Edupalaya village in Medak... Young India Social Innovation Summit 2016 on September 29,30 Sunday, September 25, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  Young India Social Innovation Summit 2016 is taking place at Bhubaneswar in September (29-30). It will represent a national convening of social innovators where most bring together luminaries to explore the next big idea.  We bring t...
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