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Odisha Government to appoint 443 doctors on ad hoc basis says Minister Damodar Rout Friday, February 22, 2013 Report by Suchismita Sahoo; Bhubaneswar:  Odisha Government decided to appoint 443 doctors on ad hoc basis. This was informed by the Health Minister Dr. Damodar Rout in the state Assembly on Friday.  Dr. Rout said this while replying to a query of... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates National Media and Entertainment Conclave in Bhubaneswar Friday, February 22, 2013 Report by Prachee Naik, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurates National Media and Entertainment Conclave at Mayfair Hotel, Bhubaneswar on Friday. Inaugurating the conclave Mr. Patnaik urged the media to focus immensely on development issues. 
Odisha: BJD MP Baijayant Panda submits 3 Private Members' Bills in Parliament Friday, February 22, 2013 Bhubaneswar:  Senior BJD leader and Lok Sabha MP Baijayant Panda has submitted three Private Members' Bills for consideration of Parliament seeking de-criminalisation of politics. "India is infamous for its understaffed and overworked judiciary, high pendency of cases in... Centre sanctioned Rs 110 crore for implementation Sunabeda Development Plan Friday, February 22, 2013 Report by Suchismita Sahoo; Bhubaneswar: Centre on Thursday sanctioned Rs 110 crore to implement Sunabeda Development Plan. This was informed by the Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh in a letter to the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.  ... High Alert in Odisha following series of blast in Hyderabad Friday, February 22, 2013 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar: High Alert in Odisha following series of blast occurred in Hyderabad on Thursday.  This was informed by the DGP Prakash Mishra. The sate police on Thursday sounded high alert across the State and beefed up securit... Odisha Legislators concerned over continuing abysmal performance of IAS aspirants from state Thursday, February 21, 2013 Report by Priyabrata Nayak, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Legislators on Thursday raised concerned over continuing abysmal performance of IAS aspirants from state. Cutting across the party line they voiced concern over this issue.  These legislators demanded spe... Odisha: Consultation on Young Women for formulating State Youth Policy 2013 Thursday, February 21, 2013 Report by Saumya Parida, Bhubaneswar: A consultation on young women was held in Bhubaneswar on 21st Feb, 2013, jointly by the Office of State Commission for Women, Department of Sports and Youth Services and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).  Thi... New domestic terminal of Biju Patnaik Airport to be inaugurated on March 5, 2013 Thursday, February 21, 2013 Report by Priyabrata Nayak; Bhubaneswar:  New domestic terminal of Biju Patnaik Airport to be open on March 5, 2013. This was informed by the official of the Airports Authority of India (AAI).  Union Civil Aviation minister Ajit Singh and Chief Mi... Odisha Government giving more emphasis on development of hydro power sources says CM Thursday, February 21, 2013 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government is giving more emphasis on development of more hydro power sources. This was informed by the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today while addressing the International Seminar on Hydro Power and Sustainable development being organise... RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat arrives in Bhubaneswar Thursday, February 21, 2013 Report by Saumya Parida, Bhubaneswar: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat arrives in Bhubaneswar on a four days visit to the state. During his staying here, he will interact with the Sangh members regarding organizational affairs. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will today add... Odisha Police detained Artist Sudarshan Biswal over his criticism to Rs.1 per kg rice scheme Thursday, February 21, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police on Wednesday detained Artist Sudarshan Biswal over his criticism to the state government's popular Rs.1 per kg rice scheme through his art performance. Artist Sudarshan Biswal staged his art performance in Bhubaneswar against the g... Odisha: RD Department takes over 29 GP/PS Roads of 183.47 KM length for better maintenance Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Twenty nince Gram Panchayat and Panchayat Samiti Roads of different districts have been taken over by Rural Development Department for their better maintenance and improvement. G.P/P.S roads taken over by RD D... Odisha to build 150 cyclone shelters, four modern radar centres Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government to build 150 cyclone shelters with the assistance of World Bank.  This was informed by the Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Surya Narayan Patro in the state Assembly on Wednesday. Ministe... Odisha: 113 CMAS activists surrendered before police; more than 600 members surrendered within 4 months Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Report by Manoranjan Routray, Koraput: Tribals in Koraput's Narayanpatna continue to desert Maoist-backed Chasi Mulia Adivasi Sangh (CMAS) by expressing their desire to join the mainstream. On Wednesday 113 tribals shun ties with CMAS and surrendered before Narayanpatna police . Yesterda... Bandh proves more damaging to economy, losses may mount to Rs 26,000 cr., says ASSOCHAM Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, New Delhi: With the BANDH turning violent in some parts of the country and bringing sense of insecurity among the industry and the workforce, the ASSOCHAM fears that the loss to the GDP would be more than its initial estimates as almost 50 per cent of the ec... Odisha Tourism Signs MoU with TERI for inputs on sustainable habitants in tourism various projects Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Report by Rashmi r Parida, New Delhi: Odisha Tourism Department today signed  the MoU( Memorandum of Understanding) with TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) to encourage energy conservation in Tourism sector. MOU was signed by OTDC GM M.R. Patnaik (On behalf of Odisha Tourism)... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik praises FM Acharya for presenting balanced budget Tuesday, February 19, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik praises Finance Minister Prasanna Acharya for presenting a balanced budget for 2013-14. CM Patnaik said that, "For the first time in the history of Odisha an Agriculture budget has been presented with increas... Odisha Urge Centre to provide 100% fund to IAP districts for rural water supply Tuesday, February 19, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: National Consultation With States on Rural Drinking Water is being held on l8-l9th February, 2013 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Consultation with State Secretaries in Charge of Rural Water Supply has already been held on 18th February under the C... Tribal youth of Nabarangpur, Koraput, Malkangiri and Kalahandi participate in formulation of Odisha Youth Policy 2013 Tuesday, February 19, 2013 Report by Priyabrata Nayak, Bhubaneswar: A regional consultation with the Tribal Youth was organised at Mission Shakti Conference Hall, Nabarangpur on 18th February 2013 jointly by the District Administration, Nabarangpur, Sports and Youth Services Department and United Nations Populatio... Odisha FM Prasanna Acharya presents highest-ever Rs 60,303.09 crore Budget for 2013-14 Tuesday, February 19, 2013 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar: Finance Minister Prasanna Acharya presents Budget for 2013-14 in Odisha Assembly today. For the first time in Odisha FM Achrya presented a special Agriculture Budget.  Finance Minister Prasanna Acharya on Tu... Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi arrives in Cuttack Tuesday, February 19, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi arrives in Cuttack. Rahul Gandhi to interact with panchayat & block representatives in Cuttack today.  Rahul Gandhi  will first interact with district level worker... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik faults UPA Government's economic policies Monday, February 18, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik faults UPA Government's economic policies. CM Patnaik said this during a debate on the Vote of Thanks on the Governor's Address to the assembly on the beginning of the budget session.  ... Odisha Economic Survey tabled in House; Anticipated growth rate in 2012-13 is 9.4pc. Monday, February 18, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Finance Minister Prasana Acharya today presented Economic Survey report in the state assembly. According to the Economic Survey Report the anticipated growth rate of Odisha in 2012-13 is 9.4pc.   As per... Odisha: 314 villages suffered 50% crop loss due to drought – Revenue Minister Monday, February 18, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Surya Narayan Patro said that that 314 villages of Balasore, Mayrbhanj, Bhadrak and Nuapada are drought-hit and the state government will compensate the farmers as per Relief Code. Minister Patro said thi... Odisha Rural Development Minister to attend National Consultation on Rural Drinking Water at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi Monday, February 18, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: A National Consultation With all States on Rural Drinking Water is  being held on l8-l9th February, 2013 from 10.00 A.M at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Minister, Rural Development and Co-operation, Odisha Bikram Keshari Arukha has gone to New ... Odisha Government Transfer of Deputy Director of Mines Monday, February 18, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Transfer of Deputy Director of Mines notification has been published in the Department of Steel and Mines on 14th February, 2013.  Jayadev Dash, Deputy Director of Mines, Sambalpur Circle is transferred and po... Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi arrives in Sambalpur Monday, February 18, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi arrives in Sambalpur on a two day visit to the state. Gandhi gets huge reception from the party leaders and workers on his arrival at the Sambalpur .  Rahul, who is coming ... Odisha: Sambad to organise National Media and Entertainment Conclave in Bhubaneswar on February 22 Monday, February 18, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha-based Eastern Media, publishers of Sambad newspaper, will organise 'Media and Entertainment - National Conclave 2013' at Mayfair Convention, Bhubaneswar  on February 22.  The conclave will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Nave... Nearly 10 lakhs devotees take holy dip at Chandrabhaga on Magha Saptami Monday, February 18, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Konark: Nearly 10 lakhs devotees take holy dip at Chandrabhaga on Magha Saptami. Devotees across the country started thronging the place since Saturday evening and observed ‘Sasthi brata’ (observance of sixth day of Magha month) at Konark and pas... Centre 'advises'Odisha to withdraw resolution for restricting area of mining lease Sunday, February 17, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Centre 'advises' Odisha Govt to withdraw resolution for restricting area of mining lease at time of 2nd and subsequent renewal for captive requirement only. Union mines ministry has asked it to scrap all the three ... Congress camp in Odisha geared up for Rahul Gandhi's visit Sunday, February 17, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Congress camp in Odisha geared up  for Rahul Gandhi's visit to the state. On the other hand state police made elaborate security arrangement in Cuttack and Sambalpur for the Gandhi's visit. It should be noted ... Odisha: Centre considering State’s proposal on Sunabeda Sunday, February 17, 2013 Nuapada: Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh today said the Centre was considering Odisha government's proposal for developing Sunabeda sanctuary in Maoist-hit Nuapada district. The minister, whose visit was opposed by Maoists through posters two... Odisha: Children of informal settlement got space for learning and development Sunday, February 17, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar : Children living in informal settlement like brick kiln have got space for their learning and development in Bhubaneswar sub urban area.  The seasonal young migrant children coming from different backward dist... Odisha: BJD MLAs stage dharna against fuel price hike Sunday, February 17, 2013 Bhubaneswar:  Protesting the fuel hike move by the Centre, ruling BJD MLAs today staged a dharna inside the State Assembly premises while left parties and others demonstrated on roads demanding immediate roll back. The issue was raised by the governmen... Odisha Govt says no pension for farmers, Cong walks out of Assembly Sunday, February 17, 2013 Bhubaneswar: Accusing the BJD government in Odisha of adopting "anti-farmer" policies, Opposition Congress on Saturday walked out of the Assembly protesting the agriculture minister's refusal to announce pension for agrarians and bonus on paddy sale. "Odish... Ruling BJD, Opposition lock horns over Petroleum price hike, farmers issue Saturday, February 16, 2013 Report by Priyabrata Nayak, Bhubaneswar: Ruling Biju Janata Dal and opposition Congress, BJP today lock horns over hike of petroleum products prices and issues of farmers in the state.  Accusing the BJD government in Odisha of adopting "anti-farmer" po... Union Minister Jairam Ramesh visits Nuapada district, announced Rs.100 crore package for district Saturday, February 16, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Nuapada: Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday visited Nuapada district in Odisha today. Minister Ramesh announced Rs.100 crore package for the district.  He said that the Rs 100 crore would be spent i... Odisha Government collected Rs. 457.69 crore mining revenue in the month of January-2013 Saturday, February 16, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Government of Odisha in the Department of Steel & Mines have collected mining revenue of Rs.457.69 crore in the month of January, 2013. The target for the month of January, 2013 was Rs. 462.00 crore.  ... Consultation Programme on Youth with Disabilities Odisha Youth Policy-2013 Saturday, February 16, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: A consultation on persons with disabilities was held in Bhubaneswar on 16th Feb, 2013, jointly by the Office of State Commission for Persons with Disability, Department of Sports and Youth Services and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Odisha: ARSS promoter Subhas Agarwal rescued by cops near Vizag Saturday, February 16, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: ARSS promoter Subhas Agarwal  rescued by police near Vizag in Andhra Pradesh today. It should be noted that ARSS promoter Subhas Agarwal is missing from yesterday.  Agarwal, who st... Vedanta Aluminium provided options to ministerial group to arrange alternative source of bauxite Saturday, February 16, 2013 Bhubaneswar: Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) on Friday provided options before the state government's inter-ministerial group. Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) tells Odisha govt's inter-ministerial group: Bauxite reserves in non-forest areas can be utilised ... Odisha Police arrested two hardcore Maoists involved in abduction of Vineel Krishna Saturday, February 16, 2013 Report by Kishore Dash, Malkangiri: Odisha Police has on Friday arrested two hardcore Maoists involved in abduction of IAS Vineel Krishna in Malkangiri district.  Special operation group (SOG) of Odisha Police and district voluntary force (DVF) nabbed ... Narrow escape for Cong MP Pradip Majhi as his vehicle overturns near Rayagada Saturday, February 16, 2013 Report by Kishore Dash, Rayagada: Senior Congress leader and MP Pradip Majhi on Friday narrowly escaped as his vehicle overturns near Rayagada. MP Majhi accompanied by district president Narayan Patra was returning from Rayagada after attending a wedding ceremony Friday morning. The car ... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates National Seminar On Food Safety Saturday, February 16, 2013 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurates National Seminar On Food Safety.   A visioning seminar on the theme "Challenges and Opportunities in food production and safety" is held at Hotel Mayfair ... Cong, BJP apathetic towards Odisha’s development: BJD Friday, February 15, 2013 Bhubaneswar: Apparently apprehending attack from opposition Congress and BJP in the State Assembly, the ruling BJD on the very first day of the budget session today adopted an aggressive stand and hit out at both the national parties accusing them of being "unconcerned" about Odisha's de... Odisha targets 9 pc growth in 12th Plan: Governor Friday, February 15, 2013 Bhubaneswar: Amid boycott by the opposition Congress and BJP, Odisha Governor MC Bhandare today said the state with 8.23 per cent average growth during 11th plan sought 9 per cent average annual growth rate in the 12th plan. Congress MLAs led by Leader of t... Father kills drunkard son in Odisha Friday, February 15, 2013 Report by Akshya Rout; Jajpur: A 25 year old drunkard tribal youth was allegedly killed by his father in Nadrangapetha  village  bordering  Jajpur- Keonjhar  district on Thursday night. Baju Munda (25) was killed by his father Indra Mund... Odisha Government asks private schools in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack to reserve 25% of seats for poor students Thursday, February 14, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government today directs private schools in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack to reserve 25% of seats for poor students. School and Mass Education Department in a warning note to the authorities of private schools in both the cities said, “If an... National ST Commission raised concern over Tribal rights violation in Odisha Thursday, February 14, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Tribal rights violation in Odisha is rampant. After all the hue and cry the government has been failed to compensate the tribal who suffered loss due to the industrialization and mining activities.  Not only t... Thomas Assures Existing Foodgrain Entitlements of States will be protected under National Food Security Bill Thursday, February 14, 2013 Report by OdishaDiary bureau, New Delhi: Prof. K.V.Thomas, Minister of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution has said that Centre will protect existing food grain allocation to the states and provide support for strengthening infrastructure for the successful implementation of Nationa...
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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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