Odisha Current News
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Centre released Rs. 95.64 crore to Odisha during XI Plan under Flood Management Programme Tuesday, May 15, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; New Delhi: Centre released Rs. 95.64 crore to Odisha for 69 projects under Flood Management Programme during XI Plan. This was informed by Union Minister of State for Water Resources & Minority Affairs Shri Vincent H. Pala in a written reply ... Odisha: Balisahi Villagers found Pangolin Tuesday, May 15, 2012 Report by Akshya Rout; Jajpur: Some villagers of Balisahi under Rasulpur block in Jajpur district were in for a surprise on Sunday evening , when they came across a scaly animal lying curled up in the grass near the house of Damodar Nayak . The forest officials later identified t... Odisha: MLA Jhina says CM to take appropriate decision on his future Tuesday, May 15, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Laxmipur MLA Jhina Hikaka meets Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Nivas here on Monday for the second time with his family. After the meeting Hikaka said that he will discharge responsibility as MLA and CM Patnaik will take appropriate decision on his future. Odisha High Court refused to grant leave to Govt on Chudamani port project Tuesday, May 15, 2012 Bhubaneswar: The Odisha High Court on Monday refused to grant leave to the state government for going ahead with a concessionaire agreement for the proposed 10-million-tonne-per-annum (MTPA) Chudamani seaport in Bhadrak district. The High Court, however, made it clear tha... Odia students to meet Odisha CM during his London Visit, to raise safety issue of Indian students Tuesday, May 15, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; New Delhi: Odia community and students residing in UK to meet Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during his London visit this month. Students representatives invited by Chief Minister's office to meet him during his tour. During the meeting the... DG, RSBY suggest Odisha name for National award for its operation process Monday, May 14, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar:  The modus operandi of Rastriya Swasthya Bima Yojana in the State of Odisha is really praiseworthy, says Director General of RSBY, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India. Inaugurating a sensitization w... BJD MP Rabinarayan Mohapatra demands special category status to Odisha Monday, May 14, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Rajya Sabha MP Rabinarayan Mohapatra demanded special status to Odisha. During debate over Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2010 (Insertion of new article 371J), Mohapatra said the state of Odisha should get special status to develop it's resources. Addre... Odisha: CMAS occupies non-tribal land Monday, May 14, 2012 Koraput: More than 500 members of the Chasi Mulia Adivasi Sangh (CMAS) on Sunday morning physically occupied land of non-tribal people in Bandhugaon of Koraput district, which they claimed originally belonged to their fathers and forefathers. The CMAS members ploughed aro... Odisha: CRPF to deploy UAV to track Maoists movement Monday, May 14, 2012 Bhubaneswar: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will bring in an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to pick up ground conversations and movements of Maoist cadres in the terrains of Odisha. This was revealed at the meeting of the Unified Command (UC) held here on Friday under the... Odisha: Odia IFS Dr. Amarendra Khatua appointed as Ambassador to Argentina Sunday, May 13, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; New Delhi: Odia IFS Dr. Amarendra Khatua appointed as Ambassador to Argentina. Sources said he likely to join in new assignment from July 2012. Recently government of India appointed Dr. Khatua as special envoy to South Sudan and Sud... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dismisses Centre's allegation on rising Maoist menace Sunday, May 13, 2012 Bhubaneswar: With the Centre accusing the Odisha government of failing to check Maoist activities, chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday dismissed the allegation as incorrect, and said that a reply would be sent on Monday. A letter has been received from the Centre. I... Odisha in UNIDO’s project for management of medical waste Sunday, May 13, 2012 Bhubaneswar: United Nations Industrial Organisation (UNIDO) with the financial assistance of Global Environment Facility and other private organizations has planned to include Odisha among five Indian states to help reduce the medical waste load. To have a work plan and ... Loot of land from farmers must stop: Arvind Kejriwal Sunday, May 13, 2012 Report by Pradeep Baisakh, Bhubaneswar: Addressing a huge congregation of volunteers of above a 1000 people from across 30 districts of the state, the leader of Anna Movement against corruption, Arvind Kejriwal, came down heavily on state government of Odisha for facilitating the tr... Arvind Kejriwal urges Odisha CM to adopt the effective Lokayukta Bill Sunday, May 13, 2012 Report by Pravu Prasad Routray; Bhubaneswar: Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to adopt the strong and effective Lokayukta Bill. He said it should be like Lokayukta Bill in Uttarakhand which was recently introduced by the state government to check ... Odisha: Naveen Patnaik as CM undertaking his first-ever foreign visit to UK from May 22 Sunday, May 13, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Naveen Patnaik to visit United Kingdom on official tour for 9 days from May 22. It should be noted that CM Patnaik is undertaking his first-ever foreign visit since he took over as Chief Minister of the State 12 years ago.The Chief Minister’s delegati... Odisha: One woman died and 20 children affected by jaundice bringing panic in Biridi Saturday, May 12, 2012 Report by Amarnath Parida; Jagatsinghpur: One woman was killed and nearly 20 persons including children have been affected by jaundice and hepatitis in different villages of Biridi block bringing panic among the locals. Biridi is witnessing a rise in the number of patient... Odisha: Former judge Sarat Chandra Mohapatra dead Saturday, May 12, 2012 Bhubaneswar: Justice S C Mohapatra died here today following a brief illness. 79-year-old Mohapatra served as a judge of Odisha High Court from April 1984 to April 1994. Mohapatra, a former judge of Odisha and Allahabad High Courts who headed the Commission probing the 20... Odisha: Maoists killed contractor at Gechla under Narayanpatna block Saturday, May 12, 2012 Report by Manoranjan Routray; Koraput: The Maoists killed a contractor at Gechla under Narayanpatna block of Koraput district early hours on Friday. Around 20 armed Maoists killed the contractor, Jami Rajendra Prasad (40) by slitting his throat at his work site near Gechla, police s... Odisha aims to skill up 27 lakh youth in the 12th Plan period Saturday, May 12, 2012 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar: Strategy Paper of the State for Market Linked Training Programme of Unemployed Youth has been released  by Chief Secretary B.K.Patnaik  in a State level Skill Submit organized here  today under joint auspices  of State Emp... Odisha Government to introduce Criminal Tracking Network System in 133 Maoist-hit PS Saturday, May 12, 2012 Bhubaneswar: The State Government has decided to introduce modern Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System in 133 police stations in Maoist-infested areas.  This was infomrmed by the Chief Secretary Bijay Kumar Patnaik after a high level meeting on the issue. P... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik hails Jayalalithaa's administrative capabilities Friday, May 11, 2012 Report by Ananta Prasad; Chennai: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hails Tamil Nadu  counterpart J. Jayalalithaa for facilitating land  for the creation of an Odisha Bhawan in Chennai. Patnaik said that Odisha and Tamil Nadu represent glorious traditions.&nb... Odisha Police nabbed body guard of Maoists leader Azad in Rayagada district Friday, May 11, 2012 Report by Kishore Dash; Rayagada: While intensifying the anti-Maoist operation, the cops in a major breakthrough have nabbed today one Narendra Bidika alias Sambhutika and Prashant, the than Personal security Officer (PSO) to the former top Maoist leader Azad. Actin... Odisha: Land losers lose compensation money toward income tax, administration sought intervention of Tax Tribunal Friday, May 11, 2012 Report by Amarnath Parida; Paradip: District administration has sought the intervention of Income Tax Tribunal to stop the illegal deduction of the income tax towards the compensation received by land losers and displaced families under Land Acquisition Act by violating the directiv... Odisha to set up cell to examine complaints against tainted Central officers Friday, May 11, 2012 Bhubaneswar: In response to the directive by the Union personnel department, the Odisha government has decided to set up a cell with a dedicated senior officer to examine the allegations of corruption and other irregularities against officials of all-India services in the state a... Odisha Govt gears up to take up health, sanitary measures for Rath Yatra Friday, May 11, 2012 Bhubaneswar:   Keeping in view a congregation of over 10 lakh people from across the country and abroad during the world famous Rath Yatra in Puri, the state government will leave no stone unturned to ensure proper hygiene in the holy city, provide treatment for any mishap... Funds Flow for Odisha Tourism: FDI in Tourism & Medical Tourism in Country to generate more revenue Thursday, May 10, 2012 Report by Ananta Prasad; Bhubaneswar: The Union Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned Rs.121.17 crore (upto 31.12.2011) during the last five years to the Government of Odisha, for various tourism related projects.  This was said by the Sultan Ahmed Minister of State for Tourism... Odisha CM arrives in Chennai; visits M.S. Swaminathan Foundation Thursday, May 10, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Chennai: Odisha Chief Minister arrives in Chennai on Thursday. Mr.Patnaik was received and greeted by Tamil Nadu Environment Minister BV Ramanna and members of Utkal Association of Madras at Chennai Airport. Tomorrow CM Patnaik will... Odisha to formulate Inclusive Growth Plan for Mineral Bearing Areas Thursday, May 10, 2012 Report by Sushree Sangita; Bhubaneswar: Inclusive Growth Plan for Mineral Bearing Areas has been taken up by Govt as an important component of Tribal Welfare and Mining Area Development Works.  For the purpose, a high level meeting was held under chairmanship of Chief Secret... Odisha Govt constitutes State Social Security Board for unorganized workers Thursday, May 10, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: In pursuance of section 6 of the unrecognized workers social security Act, 2008, the State Government in Labour and ESI Department has constituted State Social Security Board for the welfare of the unrecognized labourers working in d... Odisha Govt to set up imported timber processing zone at Paradeep Thursday, May 10, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Govt has initiated steps for establishment of Foreign Timber Processing Zone in Paradeep for wood based industries. For the purpose, a high level meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Bijay Kumar Patnaik  in... Odisha: BJD MP Baijayant Panda leaves for US to attend strategic talk Thursday, May 10, 2012 Bhubaneswar:  BJD MP Baijayant Panda, along with a delegation, has left for the United States to attend the US-India Strategic Dialogue at Washington DC. This is a track -2 dialogue organised jointly by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Aspen Strategy ... Odisha HC stayed Toll fee hike on NH-5 Thursday, May 10, 2012 Cuttack: The Odisha High Court on Wednesday slapped an interim stay on the collection of hiked toll fee on NH-5 at Manguli toll gate and directed the National Highway Authorities of India to deposit the toll fee collected in excess of the fee fixed earlier with its registry until... Odisha: Assertion of Community Rights Over Cashew Forest by the Tribals in Ganjam District: A Report of CSD Thursday, May 10, 2012 Report prepared by CSD Odisha; Ganjam: A meeting on “Community Rights Over Cashew Forest” was organized by Banagiri Adivasi Sangathan, a local tribal based organization consisting of tribals (mostly Kui Kandha) of more than 20 tribal villages of Jagannathprasad G.P of Jagannathpr... Odisha: BSE conducts inquiry about the leakage of HSC marks from evaluation centre in Jagatsinghpur Thursday, May 10, 2012 Report by Amarnath Parida; Jagatsinghpur: The authority of Board of Secondary Education, Odisha has conducted an inquiry about the declaration of marks of two High School students from evaluation center before publication of the HSC results on Tuesday. Declaration of mark... Odisha Govt directs departments to ensure spending serves that purpose which it is meant Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar:  Various executing departments have been asked to ensure that spending on a particular project serves the purpose and comes to the use of people. Chief Secretary Bijay Kumar Patnaik has given this direction while reviewing the allocation... Odisha Government reviews progress of land acquisition for Astaranga minor port Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Minister Commerce & Transport Department Sri Sanjeev Sahoo has expressed his deep concern on progress of land acquisition /alienation of lands for Astaranga minor port which is supposed to start its construction activity from thi... Odisha's Udasi Sahoo to get National Florence Nightingale Nurses Award Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: 42-year-old health worker Udasi Sahoo from Odisha to get National Florence Nightingale Nurses Award for year 2012. President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil to present the National Florence Nightingale Nurses Awards 2012 to Udasi Saho... Naveen Patnaik to visit Chennai for 'bhoomipuja' of Odisha Bhavan, to meet Jayalalithaa Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief minister Naveen Patnaik to visit Chennai on 11th May. During his visit to Chennai, Patnaik will attend the occasion of 'bhoomipuja' of Odisha Bhavan. Along with him, Tamil Nadu chief minister will grace the occasion.... Odisha's 17 districts covered under Second Green Revolution program Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha's 17 districts covered under program 'Bringing Green Revolution in Eastern India (BGREI)'. For the implementation of this programme during 2012-13 in these districts, Centre has allocated Rs. 217.25 crore to Odisha. This was s... Odisha CM denies possibility of cabinet reshuffle, hails special category cover for State Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday ruled out any possibility of cabinet reshuffle. He said "There is no such thought of reshuffle in the Ministry." On s... Odisha Govt decides to conduct preparedness drill as Pre-Cyclone Exercise Tuesday, May 08, 2012 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar: As a part of Cyclone Preparedness Govt has decided to conduct a Preparedness Drill to warm up the cyclone response mechanism in the State. This has been decided in a high level meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Bijay Kuma... Odisha Government took steps to provide low cost housing units for Construction Workers Tuesday, May 08, 2012 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government has initiated steps for providing low cost housing units to construction and building workers under Biju Sramik Awas Yojana of Odisha Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Fund. This has been decided in a high le... Odisha CM condemns heinous killing of ASI by Maoists, announces Rs 8 lakh as compensation Tuesday, May 08, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik condemns heinous killing of ASI Kruparam Majhi by Maoists. CM Patnaik assures to extend all possible help from Government. CM said that the state government  will take strong action against the ... Odisha: Maoists kill kidnapped Dharambandha outpost ASI Kruparam Majhi Tuesday, May 08, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Nuapada: The CPI-M extremists on Tuesday kidnapped a police sub-inspector from the Nuapada district and later shot him dead. The ASI was kidnapped while going to CRPF camp near Lodra. Reports said that Assistant Sub-Inspector Kruparam Mah... Arvind Kejrewal to visit Odisha on 12th May, IAC questions CM's silence over anti-corruption law Tuesday, May 08, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Team Anna member Arvind Kejrewal will be in Bhubaneswar on 12th May, 2012. Kejrewal will address the volunteers and sympathisers of the movement against corruption at the Rastra Bhasa Prachar Sabha ground, adjacent Red cross building... Odisha: Children beat the odds to pursue education Tuesday, May 08, 2012 By Pradeep Baisakh It is a village in Odisha which seems like the back of beyond. Here the children are made to work to add to the family income and parents are not too fund of sending them to schools. Yet, there are girls such as Namsi and Gurubari who just cannot do wit... Odisha Govt to set up multi skill development training center Tuesday, May 08, 2012 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar: Having set the target of training 1 million youths in various employable skills in coming five years, Govt has now initiated steps for establishment of international standard Multi Skill Development Centers   ( MDC)  in the sta... Odisha: Minister Said actions already initiated for setting up Medical College at Talcher Monday, May 07, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; New Delhi: Union Minister of State of Coal Pratik Prakashbapu Patil said that actions have already been initiated with the Government of Odisha for requisite action towards forest clearance and subsequent acquisition of land by MCL. Minister Pati... Odisha: OSRTC posed a net profit of Rs. 6 crore 38 lakh in 2011-12 Monday, May 07, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: The State owned Odisha State Road Transport Corporation is reportedly rising its net profit since 2002-03. as per information is gathered, during 2002-03 financial year, the Corporation had posed a net profit of only Rs. 55 lakhs. Gr... Odisha: MLA Jhina Hikaka Spends 4 hours with tribal students at KISS Monday, May 07, 2012 Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Bhubaneswar: Laxmipur MLA Jhina Hikaka visited Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) and spent over four hours here on 4th May 2012. After being released from Maoist captivity, he visited Jagannath Temple in Puri and met the Chief Minister ...
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