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Odisha: Scintillating Performance of Bharatnatyam and Odissi in Konark dance fest Monday, December 03, 2012 Report by OD bureau, Konark: The Konark Festival organised by the Tourism Department of Odisha enters in to the 3rd day while the enthusiastic connoisseurs throng to witness the captivating nuances, elegant movements decked out in enchanting music and rhythm of the classical dances fro... Odisha: CPI Maoist’S PLGA week observation begins in full swing Monday, December 03, 2012 Report by Manoranjan Routray, Koraput: The Maoists are celebrating their PLGA (People's Liberation Guerrilla Army) 12th anniversary starting from 2nd December to 8th December. The CPI-(Maoist) concentrates on recruitment of fresh cadres into the party during the PLGA week every year. The... Odisha Villagers in rally stage protest against misrule of police Monday, December 03, 2012 Report by Saroj Mishra, Puri: Around two thousands coastal villagers under a banner of “Upakula Jami O Jungle Surakhsya Samiti” took out a massive protest rally to SP office from Gundicha temple opposing arrest of 8 villagers and inaction of police against forest mafia in Sis... Odisha: Three Killed and 18 Injured As Bus Turned Turtle Monday, December 03, 2012 Report by Akshya Rout,  Jajpur: At least three people were killed and 18 others injured in a road accident when a speeding private bus   turned turtle at Andhara Chhack on national highway no- 215 under Korei police station of Jajpur district on Monday. ... Bhansali plans movie on real Love Story of Odia artist Pradyumna Kumar Mahanandia Monday, December 03, 2012 Report by OD bureau, Bhubaneswar: Acclaimed Bollywood film director and producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali is planning to make a film on the love story of Odisha born artist Pradyumna Kumar Mahanandia and Swedish princess Charlotte. Sources said that Bhansali h... Odisha: Board of Secondary Education changed its rule of seniority to appoint a junior teacher as HM in its school Monday, December 03, 2012 Report by Pravuprasad Routray, Cuttack: In a shocking news at the state’s premier educational institute, Secondary Board High School (SBHS) which is directly administered by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha has made its own rule to give its headmaster post to a junior teach... Odisha Governor MC Bhandare distributes aids and appliances to handicapped patients Monday, December 03, 2012 Report by OD bureau, New Delhi: On the occasion of “World Disability Day” on Monday, 3rd December, 2012, Centre for Health of Justice Sunanda Bhandare Foundation, organized a programme for distribution of aids and appliances for comprehensive rehabilitation management of the ... Noted Odia journalist Kishore Dwibedi conferred 'Ashraya Samman-2012' Monday, December 03, 2012 Report by OD bureau, New Delhi: Delhi-based noted Odia journalist Kishore Dwibedi conferred with 'Ashraya Samman-2012'. Mr. Dwibedi received this award from noted social activist Padmashri Dr Tulsi Munda at Jaydev Bhawan in Bhubaneswar on Sunday.  "I W... Odisha Assembly adjourned till tomorrow, speaker's all-party meeting failed Monday, December 03, 2012 Report by Saumya Parida, Bhubaneswar: The state Assembly witnessed pandemonium on Monday with Opposition Congress continued to stage protest for the third consecutive day in the well demanding a special discussion on the farmers’ issues.  The slo... Harley Davidson group arrived in Odisha on environment protection mission Sunday, December 02, 2012 Report by Saroj Mishra, Puri: A team of 40 members from Kolkota riding imported Harley Davidson bikes reached Puri on a mission to spearhead environmenal preservation and growth of tourism. Members who participated in the bike rally were from Delhi, West Bengal, Tamilnadu and Odisha.&nbs... Odisha: Industry Minister Criticizes Centre for de-allocation of OMC coal block Sunday, December 02, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Steel and mines minister Rajnikant Singh on Sunday criticized the decision of the centre to de-allocate Utkal-D coal block given to Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC). Minister Singh said that it shows the central government’s intention to block industrialisation in Odish... AICC Odisha observer Suraj Bhanu Solanki in Bhubaneswar Sunday, December 02, 2012 Report by Priyabrata Nayak, Bhubaneswar: AICC Odisha observer Suraj Bhanu Solanki today arrived in Bhubaneswar. He is scheduled to visit Aska, Kandhamal, Koraput & Nabarangapur Lok Sabha constituencies.  The AICC has already appointed two observers... Odisha: Speaker Amat calls for developing child friendly constituencies Sunday, December 02, 2012 Report by Pravuprasad Routray, Bhubaneswar: There is a need for all to honour children as the citizens who have equal rights as that of adults to survive and excel in all spheres told by  Speaker Odisha Assembly Pradip Kumar Amat while inaugurating a Consultation of Legisl... Odisha CM released UNFPA report on World Population Sunday, December 02, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today released ‘State of World Population -2012’, a Global Flagship report compiled by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), on the 2nd anniversary of implementation of the Community-Based Distribution Programme for family planning... Odisha-based NGO DISHA wins prestigious Manthan eNGO Challenge Award for reaching out, building communities Sunday, December 02, 2012 Report by Rashmi r Parida, New Delhi: The efforts and motivation of the Development Institute for Scientific Research Health and Agriculture (DISHA) reached new heights yesterday when they were selected as one of the finalist in the 1st eNGO Challenge organized by the Digital Empowerme... Odisha: ASI team climb atop Puri Temple on safety of Nilachakra Sunday, December 02, 2012 Report by Saroj Mishra, Puri: A 30-member technical committee including officials of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) took stock of the condition of Nalachakra after climbing atop the Jagannath temple on Saturday afternoon. The team led by ASI’s d... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announced Rs. 161 core package for MKCG Medical College Sunday, December 02, 2012 Report by Pragyan Naik, Berhampur: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced Rs. 161 core package for  development of MKCG Medical College in Berhampur. He said this while inaugurating the golden jubilee celebrations of the MKCG Medical College. Odisha Assembly paid tribute to late PM I.K Gujral Saturday, December 01, 2012 Bhubaneswar: The state Assembly on Saturday paid rich tribute to former Prime Minister late I K Gujral. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made the condolence reference which was accepted by the Opposition parties.  Congress leader Bhupinder Singh presented... Odisha: Konark Festival, International Sand Art Festival kick off Saturday, December 01, 2012 Report by OD bureau, Konark: Konark Festival kicks off today at Open Air Auditorium ,Konark. It was started with condolence prayer for former prime minister I.K. Gujral.  The first performance of todays evening Odissi classical dance was performe... Odisha: Acclaimed artist Manas Sahoo paid sandy tribute to late Prime Minister I.K.Gujral Saturday, December 01, 2012 Report by Saroj Mishra, Puri: Manas Kumar Sahoo the renowned international sand artist and sand animator on the eve of sad demise of the late Prime Minister I.K.Gujral as created huge sand sculpture of 9ft height consisting of about 20 tons of sand.  T... Odisha Council of Ministers submitted property list, 11 Ministers own property more than Rs. 1 crore Saturday, December 01, 2012 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar:  Odisha Council of Ministers submitted property list. Among all Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is the richest in the Council of Ministers. The valuation of property list submitted by the Chief Minister on Thursday and the one submitted last Nove... Odisha: Sand sculptor Manas Kumar Sahu craved out world's longest 'Sand Red Ribbon' on Puri beach Saturday, December 01, 2012 Report by Saroj Mishra, Puri: On eve of World AIDS Day on December 1, noted sand sculptor Manas Kumar Sahu carved out a 200-ft long Red Ribbon on the beach of Puri for creating awareness among people on a fatal disease causing hoax worldwide.  ... Odisha: Lopamudra Baxipatra new chairperson of State Commission for Women Friday, November 30, 2012 Report by OD bureau, Bhubaneswar: Lopamudra Buxipatra, vice president of Biju Juba Janata Dal and Chairperson of Mahila Vikas Samavaya Nigam, will succeed Jyoti Panigrahi as the next Chairperson of the State Commission for Women (SCW). However, the n... Odisha Assembly adjourned in second consecutive day Friday, November 30, 2012 Report by Priyabrata Nayak, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly adjourned in second consecutive day as the opposition Congress continued to stage protest for the second consecutive day in the well demanding a special discussion on the farmers’ issues.  ... Odisha CM, Governor condole passing away of former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral Friday, November 30, 2012 Report by Suchismita Sahoo, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Governor MC Bhandare deeply condole the passing away of former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral.  In his condolence message, he has said that as Prime Minister, he set an ... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates steam-based Mechanical Kitchen, 100-bedded Dispensary at KISS Friday, November 30, 2012 Report by Debadatta Dash, Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), which was founded in 1993 with only 125 tribal students in a rented house, has completed 20 years of its existence in 2012. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik graced a celebration to commemorate this occasion ... Odisha: Block grant teachers stage dharna in front of residences of MLAs & ministers Friday, November 30, 2012 Report by Priyabrata Nayak, Bhubaneswar: Block grant teachers on Odisha today stage dharna in front of residences of MLAs & ministers in the state capital. After yesterday clash between protesting teachers and policemen today teachers almost blocked the MLAs & ministers residence... Odisha: Notification issued for BJD organisational poll Friday, November 30, 2012 Report by Kishore Dash, Bhubaneswar: Ruling Biju Janata Dal today issued notification for party's organisational poll. Notification was issued by the Party election officer Prabhat Tripathy.  Party election officer Prabhat Tripathy appoints Returning o... Odisha: Police resort to lathicharge as teachers break security cordon Thursday, November 29, 2012 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police today resort to lathicharge as agitating block grant teachers break security cordon near the state assembly in Bhubaneswar. Nearly 25 teachers and 10 police personnel injured in the incident.  It hap... Odisha Government to appoint 27,543 sikhya sahayaks (SS) in two phases Thursday, November 29, 2012 Report by Suchismita Sahoo, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government to appoint 27,543 sikhya sahayaks (SS) in two phases. This was informed by the Minister of State for School and Mass Education Rabi Narayana Nanda in the state assembly on Thursday. Minister Nanda s... Odisha: Jail warders wear black batch Thursday, November 29, 2012 Report by Saroj Mishra, Puri: In the sideline of state wide agitation of jail warders in demand of hike in their scale of payment more than 35 warders working in Puri jail put on black batches today.  They have threatened to go on strike from coming De... Uproar in Odisha Assembly over farmers' issue Thursday, November 29, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Proceedings of the Odisha Assembly today affected as  opposition Congress members storming into the well demanding a special discussion on the plight of farmers. Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat adjourned the house first till 12 noon and then til... Anna Hazare arrived in Odisha on a three-day visit Thursday, November 29, 2012 Report by Ananta Prasad, Bhubaneswar: Noted social-activist and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare arrived in Odisha's capital city Bhubaneswar on today on a three-day visit.  On his arrival, Anna Hazare was taken in a massive motor-cycle rally... Odisha: Elephants wreaked havoc among the farmers of Nilagiri area Thursday, November 29, 2012 Balasore: Over than 100 elephants has wreaked havoc among the farmers of Nilagiri area as they destroyed acres of standing crops in the region last night. The herd from Dalama jungle of neighboring Jharkhand has ventured into the Ayodhya reserve forest... Odisha Govt plannings solar energy system in all office buildings Thursday, November 29, 2012 Bhubaneswar: In an attempt to cut down the spirally cost of energy, the state government is seriously considering to introduce solar energy in all government buildings from next year.  Solar energy would be introduced in government buildings in the twin city in the first... Odisha: CMO security tightened over surprise entry of two women Thursday, November 29, 2012 Bhubaneswar: The security arrangement has been further tightened. Besides, the CMO has asked for compliance of report for the security lapses to the in-charge police security posted at the Secretariat. Security tightened in the wake of surprise entry of two... Odisha: FM Prasanna Acharya to present supplementary budget in Assembly Thursday Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Report by Priyabrata Nayak, Bhubaneswar: Finance Minister Prasanna Acharya to present supplementary budget in Assembly tomorrow. The supplementary budget will be Rs 3,860cr for 2012-13, it will be less than previous financial year's supplementary budget of Rs 4,724cr. <... 252 elephants died in three years in Odisha: Minister Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Forest and environment minister Bijayshree Routray informed the State Assembly that a total of 252 elephants and 504 wild animals have died in Odisha in the last three years for various reasons including poaching.  He, however, said that t... Odisha-based IMFA Announces Prof. Ghanashyam Dash Scholarship For 2012 Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Report by Pravuprasad Routray, Bhubaneswar: Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd. (IMFA), India's leading and only “fully integrated" producer of ferro alloys announces the 8th edition of “Professor Ghanashyam Dash Scholarship for Higher Education" to two meritorious students... Odisha: Over 4 lakhs pilgrims pay holy dips in sea on Kartika Purnami Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Report by Saroj Mishra, Puri: Over four lakhs pilgrims made their holy dip in the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of Kartika Purnima here in Puri today. They also made a darhsan of Lord Jagannath with his siblings Balabhadra and Suvadra in the temple with golden attire (Rajarajeswar Besha)... Odisha Government to add 100 more buses to Bhubaneswar-Puri city bus service Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government has decided to buy 100 buses to expand Bhubaneswar-Puri city bus service. These busses will run within Bhubaneswar and Konark, Puri, Khurda, Cuttack and Jatani.  The state government will buy the... Odisha Assembly paid rich tribute to state's former governor, six of its former members Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Bhubaneswar: State Assembly on Tuesday paid rich tribute to the state's former governor B Satyanarayan Reddy, six of its former members including two ex-ministers, and seven martyrs on the opening day of the winter session here. Chief Minister Naveen Patnai... Odisha: Two lakhs devotees throng Puri on Kartika Purnima for darshan ‘Suna Besha’ of Jagannath Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Report by Saroj Mishra, Puri: To pay a holy dip in sea on Kartika Purnima more than two lakhs devotees thronged Puri on Tuesday. Their number is expected to cross five lakhs on Wednesday to witness the golden attire (Raj Rajeswar Besha) of Lord Jagannath and his siblings Balabh... Odisha: ‘Gram Rakhis’ threaten to resign en mass Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Report by Kishore Dash, Bhubaneswar: Following the killing of two gram rakhis, by Maoists, fear has gripped the Boipariguda region, with many bidding farewell to the Khaki job. While, Bhagaban Naik of Girliput village was gunned down by the rebels on October 18 a day after being abducted... Odisha: Konark gears up for International Sand Art Festival-II Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Report by Pravuprasad Routray, Konark: As many as 20 Indian and 10 foreign artists will be participating in the second edition of the International Sand Art festival to be held on the Chandrabhaga beach, Konark, coinciding with the Konark Dance Festival 2012.   Odisha: Agitation bid against ‘Mumbai Mega Nite’ withdrawn Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Report by Saroj Mishra, Puri: Puri police got a big relief today with the Puri Protection Council (PPC) withdrawing its protest against ‘Mumabai Mega Nite’ in International Beach Festival on Tuesday evening. After amicable talks with the organizers of beach festival committee... Odisha: Tata Steel Vice Chairman Muthuraman, MD Nerurkar visited Operation Smile Cleft Care Mission Monday, November 26, 2012 Report by Pravuprasad Routray, Bhubaneswar: Mr B Muthuraman, Vice Chairman, Tata Steel along with Tata Steel MD, Mr H M Nerurkar visited the second Operation Smile India Cleft Care Mission organised in association with Hi-tech Hospital, Bhubaneswar. Tata Steel, Sir Dorabji Tata Trus... Odisha DGP, RDC review arrangements for devotes in Jagannath Temple Monday, November 26, 2012 Report by Saroj Mishra, Puri: Director General Police (DGP) Prakash Mishra on Monday afternoon visited Jagannath Temple in Puri to supervise the steps taken by district police ahead of Kartika Purnima.  He also made a spot visit of those locations insi... Odisha: Protest against 'Mumbai Mega Nite' in Puri Beach Festival Monday, November 26, 2012 Report by Saroj Mishra, Puri: With International Beach Festival on the beach of Puri reaching its fourth edition, Puri Protection Council (PPC) will stage peace protest on Tuesday afternoon. The outfit is strongly opposing performance of vulgar and nude dances on the beach during holy mo... Odisha Assembly's winter session to start from tomorrow; BJD, Congress ready to corner each other Monday, November 26, 2012 Report by Priyabrata Nayak, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly's winter session WILL start from tomorrow. The winter session was scheduled to continue till December 22. During the period, government plans to pass 16 bills. Both the ruling BJD and opposition Congr...
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