Odisha Current News
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47 years old land dispute between Odisha, PPT to be solved very soon Saturday, April 07, 2012 Report by Amarnath Parida; Paradip: The 47 years old land dispute between state government and Paradip Port Trust is going to be solved by the intervention of the district administration so that many on pending projects like airstrip, integrated solid waste management, rehabilita... Odisha: Marine police seized ferrochromes from prohibited area of Paradip port Saturday, April 07, 2012 Report by Amarnath Parida; Paradip: Smuggling of ferrochrome from prohibited area of Paradip port has been unearthed by the security personnel and Paradip Marine police in which police has seized one truck and 87 pieces offerrochrome and also arrested one driver in this connectio... Odisha: DAV Public School opens branch at Dhamra Port Friday, April 06, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Dhamra: DAV College Management opened a new DAV Public School at Dhamra port premises which is the first branch of DAV school in Bhadrak district.Collector & District Magistrate Sri Akhay Kumar Pani inaugurated the school on Thursday... Odisha: Maoists not to release Italian tourist now, issue fresh audio tape Friday, April 06, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Maoists in Odisha not to release Italian tourist now. In a fresh audio tape, Maoists leader Sabyasachi Panda says the Naxal outfit will not release Italian national Paolo now. He terms talks between mediators and government as farce.... Odisha preserves 29 per cent rain water Friday, April 06, 2012 Bhubaneswar:  Rain water is the best solution to meet the demand of water. However, due to lack of proper mechanism, the State preserves only 29 per cent of rain water for the use of household and agro sector, said Gurbachan Singh, Chairman of Indian Association of Soil Wate... Odisha: Maoists to release Paolo today and MLA tomorrow, claims Nichhaka Friday, April 06, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com Correspondent; Bhubaneswar: After the state government agreed to release 27 persons from jail in line with the demand of the Maoists, the prospect of releasing the Italian hostage Paolo Bosusco and MLA Jhina Hikaka has been brighter. Accordin... Italian envoy meets Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik over hostage crisis Friday, April 06, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Italian Ambassador Giacomo Sanfelice di Monteforte on Thursday meets Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Bhuibaneswar. He  thanked Odisha government for its efforts to resolve the hostage crisis.Monteforte said the chief minister had informed him about the developm... Opposition faults Odisha Govt over apathy towards Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes Friday, April 06, 2012 Bhubaneswar: The Opposition members cried foul against the State Government for neglecting the development of the persons belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes despite the fact that they constitute around 40 per cent of the total population of the State. They... Odisha CM announces list of 27 persons to be released from jails to free Hikaka, Paolo Bosusco Thursday, April 05, 2012 Report by Suchismita Sahoo; Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announces list of 27 persons to be from jails to free MLA Jhina Hikaka, Paolo Bosusco. This was announced by the chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the state assembly today. CM said that, "... Odisha: Maoists extend deadline to April 7 evening over release of MLA Jhina Hikaka Thursday, April 05, 2012 Report by Manoranjan Routray; Bhubaneswar: Maoists extend deadline to April 7 evening over release of abducted MLA Jhina Hikaka. Maoist leader Jagabandhu announces extension of deadline. By calling several media houses he extends deadline. It should be noted that Chief M... Odisha Government informs High Court Deaths due to drug consumption, not spurious liquor Thursday, April 05, 2012 Cuttack: The state government on Wednesday informed the Odisha High Court that the death of 40 persons in the bordering villages of Cuttack and Khurda districts in February this year was not due to spurious liquor but due to consumption of spurious medicines. Dismissing ... Odisha HC summons health secy over Sishu Bhawan lapses Thursday, April 05, 2012 Cuttack: The Odisha High Court on Wednesday directed the state health secretary and Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET) to appear in the court in person on April 9 and explain why its earlier directions pertaining to negligence in Sishu Bhawan have not ... Odisha: Recruitment process for army personnel in Paradip to be fully automated Thursday, April 05, 2012 Report by Amarnath Parida; Jagatsinghpur: The recruitment process for army personnel is Fully Automated Process whereby Recruit Master Data Sheet (RMDS) is maintained on Real Time basis based on computer based authentication mechanism for capture and verification of Biometric Dat... Grim phenomenon of Disability in Odisha still continues: Says Study by Swabhiman Thursday, April 05, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Disability in Odisha with only 22.2% earning a living and the rest 77.8% surviving as dependents. The myth of all such awareness and development is yet to bridge the gap. Swabhiman the state level organization which works for the emp... Odisha: Minister admits CBI finds irregularities in MNREGA Thursday, April 05, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Panchayati Raj Minister Maheswar Mohanty today admitted that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing irregularities in the implementation of the MGNREGA programme in the state has found out irregularities in 10 projects in six districts. He said this in the ass... Odisha surpasses national average of under-5 mortality decline Thursday, April 05, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Odisha achieve a significant record in under-5 mortality decline. For the first time, Odisha’s under-5 mortality decline has surpassed the national average decline rate during 2009-10. In Odisha, the under-5 mortality declined by six points from 84 in 2009 to 78 in 2... Odisha Govt. to facilitate release of 27 prisoners to end twin hostage crises says CM Wednesday, April 04, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Considering the safety of Sri Jhina Hikaka, the young tribal MLA of Laxmipur the Odisha Government to facilitate the release of 15 members of Chasi Mulia Adibashi Sangha and 8 Left Wing Extremists. This was said by the Chief Minister... Odisha: Abducted MLA Jhina Hikaka's wife meet Collector Koraput, withdraw agitation threat Wednesday, April 04, 2012 Report by Manoranjan Routray; Koraput: Abducted MLA Jhina Hikaka's wife today meets Koraput Collector Sachin Jadhav at Koraput. Today Kausaliya Hikaka along with her husband supporters arrive in district headquarter to agitiate against the abduction of MLA Jhina Hikaka by Maoists... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik cancels visit to Chennai Wednesday, April 04, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minsiter Naveen Patnaik cancels his scheduled visit to Chennai on 5th April to 6th April. It should be noted that on 5th April CM Patnaik scheduled to visit Chennai for inauguration of Odisha Bhawan. Tamil Nadu ... Odisha: Wall Collapsed at famous Buddhist site Udayagiri Wednesday, April 04, 2012 Report by Akshya Rout; Jajpur: A major portion of the wall of Udayagiri a famous Buddhist site of Jajpur district collapsed recently due to slipshod attitude of the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) . This wall was on the verge of collapse since long . But the ASI faile... Odisha: Opposition seeks White Paper on illegal transaction of govt lands Wednesday, April 04, 2012 Bhubaneswar: The Opposition on Tuesday came down heavily on the Odisha government for abetting land scams and illegal land transfer and acting as an unscrupulous middleman in acquisition and transfer of land to industrialists at the cost of poor and tribals. However, reve... Odisha: Odia researcher solve puzzle of galaxy evolution; Cosmic 'Leaf Blower' Robs Galaxy of Star-Making Fuel Wednesday, April 04, 2012 New Delhi: Supernova explosions and the jets of a monstrous black hole are scattering a galaxy's star-making gas like a cosmic leaf blower, a new study finds. The findings, which relied on ultraviolet observations from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer and a host of other instrume... Third Maoist letter to Odisha CM; Abducted MLA requests CM to release tribals jailed on fabricated charges Tuesday, April 03, 2012 Report by Manoranjan Routray; Koraput : The media in Koraput today received a third letter from the CPI (Maoist) Party regarding release of kidnapped BJD MLA Jhina Hikaka. The letter, addressed to media persons, lashes out at the Naveen Patnaik Government for deliberate inaction on ... Odisha CM appeals Maoists to extend deadline for release of MLA Tuesday, April 03, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik appeals Maoists to extend the deadline for the release of MLA Jhina Hikaka. Patnaik also invited Nachika Linga leader of Maoists supported outfit Chasi Muliya Adivasi Sangh (CMAS) for talks on thi... Odisha: Koraput district administration bans entry of foreign nationals Tuesday, April 03, 2012 Report by Manoranjan Routray; Koraput: After Raigrah district, another Maoist infested district Koraput in Odisha bans entry of foreign nationals for indefinite period for security reasons. District collector Sachin Jadhav has communicated this through a letter sent to all tour o... Odisha: Maoists issue fresh deadline for release of BJD MLA Tuesday, April 03, 2012 Report by Manoranjan Routray; Bhubaneswar: Maoists issue fresh deadline for release of tribal MLA from Laxmipur, Jhina Hikaka, who had been abducted from Koraput on March 24. On this regard Maoists issue a audio tape. They set April 5 as deadline for release of BJD MLA.The Secret... Odisha Govt urges railway ministry to sanction three projects in Maoist zone Tuesday, April 03, 2012 Bhubaneswar: The state government has urged the railway ministry to take steps to sanction three new railway lines as ‘national projects’ to help the state combat the Left wing extremism (LWE). In a letter to chairman of Railway Board Vinay Mittal on March 30, chief secr... Odias set to build bridges across all communities in Washington Tuesday, April 03, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Washington:  On the day of Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 16, 2012, the "Oriyas of Greater Seattle" was officially incorporated as a non-profit organization by the Secretary of State of the Washington state. As part of the artic... Odisha Govt resumes talk with Maoist mediators; Sabyasachi Panda warns govt take stringent action against hostage Tuesday, April 03, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government resumes talk with Maoist mediators over release of  hostages from Maoists. Talks will resume on Wednesday again as B D Sharma will be absent on Tuesday. The government side is represented by Home Secretary U N Behera, SC-ST Secretary S ... Odisha Govt to privatise 27 of loss-making PSUs Tuesday, April 03, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government has decided to sell out 27 of its loss-making undertakings. This was announced by Finance and Public Enterprise Minister Prafulla Chandra Ghadei in the Sate Assembly on Monday. Ghadai said that while 25 State PSUs earned profit during 2010-1... Odisha-based PSU NALCO achieves highest-ever bauxite & alumina production Monday, April 02, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: National Aluminium Company Ltd. (NALCO), the Navratna PSU under Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India, has reported excellent results in terms of bauxite and alumina production for the year 2011-12. The company has achie... Odisha: Opposition move adjournment motion on Kodala police firing incident Monday, April 02, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Opposition parties move adjournment motion in the state assembly on Kodala police firing incident. Motion move under title 2 killed, 50 injured in police firing. Patnaik informed the state assembly that two persons, Purno Palo and Rabinda Palo died and 17 per... Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik's sister Gita Meheta in Bhubaneswar, speculation rife about fate of Pyarimohan Monday, April 02, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's sister Gita Meheta in Bhubaneswar. Meheta attended the state level celebration of Utkal Divas function at Bhubaneswar. Today she was seating with senior BJD leader AU Singhdeo's wife during the celebra... PPT's chairman flouted directive of Odisha High Court, state government by using revolving red light on vehicle Monday, April 02, 2012 Report by Amarnath Parida; Paradip: Despite the ban on unauthorized use of revolving red lights atop government vehicles by violating the directive of Odiisha High Court and state government, officials including chairman of Paradip Port Trust here are still misusing the privilege... Odisha Day (Utkal Divas) celebrated across state and outside state Monday, April 02, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Odisha Day (Utkal Divas) celebrated across state and outside state. The state level function was inaugurated by the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Exhibition Ground in Bhubaneswar. At New Delhi the Utkal Divas celebration funct... Odisha CM says state Police adequately equipped with arms, ammunition Monday, April 02, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said that the Odisha Police is adequately equipped with arms and ammunition to meet the general law and order situation and even to tackle Left extremism in the State. He said this during the foundation day celebration of the S... Odisha: DG of police suspends Kodala IIC over Ganjam firing case Sunday, April 01, 2012 Bhubaneswar: The inspector in-charge of Kodala police station was suspended today by DG of police. Soubhagya Kumar Swain was placed under suspension with immediate effect in connection with the death of two persons in police firing at Phasipada on Saturday, DIG (Southern Range) R... Maoist-backed CMAS rejects Odisha Government's talk offer Sunday, April 01, 2012 Report by Manoranjan Routray; Bhubaneswar: Maoist-backed Chasi Mulia Adivasi Sangha (CMAS) rejects Government's talk offer over for the release of the MLA. This was said by the CMAS advisor Dandapani Mohanty. He said CMAS is not involved in the abduction of tribal MLA from Laxmip... Odisha Governor inaugurates Utkal Diwas celebration at New Delhi Sunday, April 01, 2012 Report by Rashmi r Parida; New Delhi: Odisha Governor MC Bhandare today inaugurates Utkal Diwas celebration at Constituion club of New Delhi. The Utkal Diwas celebration along with felicitation of eminent personalities and book release function was inaugurated by Sh. Muralidhar C... Centre to consider Odisha's proposal to set up mega handloom cluster Sunday, April 01, 2012 Bhubaneswar: The Centre would consider Odisha's proposal for establishment of mega handloom clusters in the state, Union Textile minister Anand Sharma said on Saturday. We will definitely be interested to work with Odisha for establishment of handloom clusters in the sta... Odisha CM clears proposal Varsity of Corporate Excellence Sunday, April 01, 2012 Bhubaneswar:  Chief minister Naveen Patnaik has cleared the proposal of Prof Bala V Balachandran for setting up a University of Corporate Excellence (UoCE) in the state. Setting up of institutions like UoCE has of late, gained currency in the country. And taking a cu... New storage agency system in Odisha from today Sunday, April 01, 2012 Bhubaneswar: The appointment system of private storage agents for the last 62 years would be abolished, and in its place a new storage agent policy would be implemented from Sunday (April 1) to streamline the Public Distribution System (PDS) in the state. Food and c... Odisha: Ruling BJD members concern over NGT order on Posco Sunday, April 01, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Ruling BJD members expressed concern over the orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) suspending the environment clearance to Posco’s proposed mega steel project near Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district. Members sought the State Government stance over it.
Odisha CM, Union Textile Minister Anand Sharma inaugurate new campus of NIFT Bhubaneswar Saturday, March 31, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister for Textile and Commerce on Saturday inaugurates new campus of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) at Bhubaneswar. The new campus of NIFT situated near the KIIT Mana... Odisha CM orders judicial inquiry killing of 2 persons in police firing in Kodala Saturday, March 31, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik orders judicial inquiry killing of two persons in police firing at Phasipada in Ganjam district.CM declares Rs 2 lakhs compensation for deceased families. Patnaik terms tonsuring of four at Phasi as ... Odisha: Maoist posters found at Nabarangpur Saturday, March 31, 2012 Report by Basant Rath; Nabarangpur: Some posters bearing the name of banned CPI (Maoists) were found near the police station and block office of Tentulikhunti, Pujarogida, Tentulia chowk, Hirliaguda of Nabarangpur. While a poster found at the rest shed near the circuit house of N... Odisha: Mediators urge Maoists to release Hostages; Urge Govt. to implement 13 point demands Saturday, March 31, 2012 Report by Manoranjan Routray; Bhubaneswar: Maoists appointed mediators Dandapani Mohanty and BD Sharma today urges state Government to fullfill 13 point demands sent by Maoists. Both the mediators urge the ultras to release the hostages on humanitarian ground. Mediators said that... Chidambaram supports Odisha Govt's actions to resolve hostage crisis Saturday, March 31, 2012 New Delhi: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram today supports Odisha government's negotiations process resolve hostage crisis. Chidambaram said the only course available to Odisha government was to hold negotiations with the extremists for the safe release of the two hostages.
Manipal to open world-class varsity in Odisha Saturday, March 31, 2012 Bhubaneswar: The Manipal Education Foundation (MEF), which was looking to set up a world-class university in Odisha, has received the nod of the state government. Chief minister Naveen Patnaik has cleared the proposal of the MEF, which is eyeing expansion of its footprint all over t... Odisha Govt to formulate career policy for para teachers Saturday, March 31, 2012 Bhubaneswar:  Coming under pressure from both the Opposition and Treasury bench members, the Odisha ggovernment on Friday conceded one of the important demands of the Gana Shikshak Sangh, the members of which were on hunger strike before the State Assembly. School a...
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