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Orissa Minister directs officials to complete construction of Bigyan Academy building within time Tuesday, August 17, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: The Minister of Science and Technology Ramesh Chandra Majhi has directed  the department officers to complete the construction of Orissa Bigyan Academy building  within the stipulated time. The Minister has visi... Orissa Government says no violations of forest rights in Vedanta project Tuesday, August 17, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: The state government has refused the  allegations of the four-member  Saxena committee of the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA), on the issue of violations of Forest Rig... Central Warehousing Corporation to built godowns in Orissa Tuesday, August 17, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: A  Memorandum of Agreement (MoU) has been signed between Orissa State Warehousing Corporation (OSWC) and Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) in this regard at Bhubaneswar on Tuesday in presence of SP NandaMember Board of R... Orissa High Court acquits BJP MLA in Kandhamal violence case Tuesday, August 17, 2010 Report by Dipti Ranjan Kanungo; Cuttack: The Orissa High Court acquitted the BJP legislature Manoj Pradhan in the house ransacking case. One Suryakant Digal filed a FIR against legislature Sri Pradhan alleging that he had ransacked his house and set fire in October 2008 during th... Orissa Govt asks power firms to prepare plan to avoid death of elephants by electrocutions Tuesday, August 17, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar : In view of recent deaths of elephants by electrocutions, the state government on Monday has asked the power distribution companies to prepare action plan and initiate awareness campaigns to ward off mishaps. A high... Maoists killed teacher in Orissa's Koraput district Monday, August 16, 2010 Koraput: Armed Maoists barged into a village and killed a teacher suspecting him to be a police informer in Koraput district. Report says over 100 Maoists and their sympathisers stormed into Dumucili village under Narayanpatna police station, about 90 km from here, and asked Ghas... Orissa Govt signs MoU with Artisans’ Micro Finance for handicraft marketing Monday, August 16, 2010 Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Monday signed a MoU with Artisans’ Micro Finance Private Limited (AMFPL). The MoU was signed between Handloom and Textiles Department and AMFPL in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat. As per the MoU, ... Orissa: Rs 4.36 lakh looted in highway robbery Monday, August 16, 2010 Cuttack: The looteras have looted Rs 4 lakh 36 thousand on gun point from a transport trader Rabindra Kumar Jena of Chandikhol / Badchana near Harianta of Tangi  NH-5on Monday. Sri Jena has lodged a FIR in Tangi Police Station. The police has started investigation but failed... Orissa: Three persons died from fever due to lack of communication at village Rengali in Ambabhona Block Monday, August 16, 2010 Report by Lilli Sahu; Rengali: On August 14 , 2010 at 10AM, the BDO Ambabhona Dist. Bargarh while conducting a SHG Trainning Camp at Uttam G.P Office received a message from one Sri Parakhita Pradhan of village Rengali that peole in the entire village are suffering from fever and... Orissa based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik selected for CNE International Sand Sculpting Competition, Canada Monday, August 16, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Puri: After winning the people choice prize in Berlin International sand sculpture champion ship, Orissa based renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik selected to represent India in CNE 1st International sand sculpting competition. The competi... Orissa gets fresh consignment of 93,000 H1N1 vaccines Monday, August 16, 2010 Bhubaneswar: Orissa gets fresh consignment of 93,000 H1N1 vaccines on Sunday. The state health department would dispatch the vaccines to all parts of the state after a meeting on Monday. Earlier, the stock of 61,000 vaccines were dispatched to nine private hospitals, four... Orissa CM awarded 12 officers with President’s Police Medals Sunday, August 15, 2010 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today awarded 12 officers with President’s Police Medals at a special function held here in the city on Sunday. IG (CID, CB) Abhaya and former Vigilance SP Debaduta Patnaik have received the President’s medal for Distinguished Se... Orissa CM Naveen Patnaik hoists National Flag at Bhubaneswar, calls on Maoists to join mainstream Sunday, August 15, 2010 Bhubaneswar: Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hoists National Flag on the 64th Independence Day celebrations at Mahatma Gandhi Marg in Bhubaneswar. CM in his address said that the Maoists are obstructing the development of India. The CM also said that the Naxals shoul... Orissa Government challenges Saxena panel Saturday, August 14, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: The state government has clarified on Saturday that the state government has not given any wrong information to the Saxena Committee framed by the Union Ministry of Forest and Environment. The state government has inform... Orissa CM to award ten Police officers on Independence Day Saturday, August 14, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: For the notable service ten Police officers and employees will be awarded Police Medal on 15th August Independence day. Among  Abhay Kumat and Debadatta Patnaik has been selected for Presidents Police Medal. Sanjib ... Ten crew members of Myanmar vessel arrested in Orissa coast for illegal fishing Saturday, August 14, 2010 Report by Kahnu Nanda; Jagatsinghpur: Marine police station, Paradeep on Friday seized a vessel and its ten crew members allegedly carrying unlawful fishing in Paradeep coast, the alleged crew members did not furnish permit of fishing and unable to show the fisher identity card d... Orissa Government submits proposal before central panel over Petro-Chemical project Saturday, August 14, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: A team lead by industries secretary Sourav Garg  has submitted a the revised proposal before the high level committee (HLC) headed by the Union cabinet secretary for setting up of the proposed Petroleum, Chemicals and Petro-... Orissa excise seizes 520 gms of Brown sugar worth Rs 52 lakh in Cuttack Saturday, August 14, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Cuttack: In a major breakthrough, the excise sleuths has seized 520 gms of Brown sugar worth Rs 52 lakh  and arrested Rajkumar Singh of  Mahidas Bazar area while  they  raided a house. Rajkumar Singh along with his... South Orissa on high alert ahead of Independence Day Saturday, August 14, 2010 Report by Deba Prasad Dash; Malkangiri: There have been high alerts in South Orissa comprising of Malkangiri, Rayagada, Koraput & Nabarangpur districts as the Maoist rebels have given a call to observe the 64th I-Day celebration as black day on Sunday. In a number... Matric supplementary exam in Orissa from Aug 23 Saturday, August 14, 2010 Cuttack: The Higher Secondary Examination (HSC) supplementary examinations for both regular and ex-regular students are scheduled to begin from August 23 and would continue till September 7. This was announced by Odisha Board of Secondary Education (BSE) President Satyakam Mishra... Orissa Police sold 147 defunct vehicles Saturday, August 14, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: Police Department sold 147 defunct vehicles at Rs 52 lakhs and deposited the same in the Government exchequer in 2009. As per the information available from white paper placed in Orissa Assembly recently, by December 2009... One more death due to Swine Flu in Orissa, death toll rises to 8 Friday, August 13, 2010 Bhubaneswar: The Swine Flu  death in the state is increasing. On Friday one Abhijit Parida (19) has been expired in Apollo Hospital here in Swine Flu . Abhijit is a resident of Cuttack Sikharpur area. Swab of total 67 persons were tested, out of which Swab of 25... Sandy alert at Orissa's Puri Beach!: Beat the Swine Flu Friday, August 13, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Puri: There is Swine Flu panic gripped in Orissa. There are around eight people died in swine flu and more than 20 in positive cases. People in Orissa are in a state of panic. Most people are seen wearing masks to prevent Swine Flu. Govt also... Tusker struck terror in Orissa's Angul district, two killed Friday, August 13, 2010 Report by Sangram Ranjan Natha, Angul: Two women from Naikanali village, about 67kms from here,under Samal Barrage police station trampled to death by a tusker in the wee hour of Friday. The deceased were identified as Kulana Garnaik, 55 and Sautuni Garnaik, 35. Sources s... Maoists blow down Panchayat office Building in Orissa's Malkangiri district Friday, August 13, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Malkangiri: The armed Maoists have blow down Malabharam Panchayat office Building in Malkangiri district  by Landmine in the late night of Thursday. The Panchayat office building has been totally damaged.  As per more than ... Orissa: People tied women on a pole in front yard Friday, August 13, 2010 Report by Sangram Ranjan Nath, Angul: This incident was held in the village Kushasinga which is 4 km away from Angul district head quarter. The villagers tied the woman in pole in front yard of the village and detained 2 hours. The villagers alleged that the woman was involved in... Centre sanctions Rs 661 crore 14 lakh to Primary Cooperative societies in Orissa Thursday, August 12, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: The central government and the state government has sanctioned financial assistance to the tune of Rs 661 crore 14 lakh to the Primary Cooperative societies in the state. Besides financial assistance of Rs 13 crore 56 lakh has be... Orissa CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates several projects in Koraput district Thursday, August 12, 2010 Report by Amitav Behera, Koraput: The Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visited Koraput on Thursday. As per the report , the Chief Minister  arrived at Joypur  Aerodramme field by Decan Aircraft and proceed to Koraput Circuit house. The Chief Minister discussed with the Dis... CM Naveen Patnaik reviews swine flu situation in Orissa Thursday, August 12, 2010 Report by Dipti Ranjan Kanungo; Bhubaneswar: The Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the Orissa Secretariat on Thursday evening reviewed the swine flu situation . The Secretary of Health and Family Welfare Smt. Anu Garg expressed all steps taken by the department. The Docto... Orissa Police arrests 3 persons allegedly involved in attack on Congress MLA Thursday, August 12, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Berhampur: The Police has arrested three persons allegedly involved in recent attack on Sanakhemundi Congress legislature Ramesh Chandra Jena from from Khajuria area and seized  three mausers, a revolver, six magazines and 16 rounds , a ... BJP activists in Orissa disrupt screening of Oriya film Swayamsiddha Thursday, August 12, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: Hundreds of  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists were arrested on Thursday in Bhubaneswar  for disrupting the screening of an Oriya film  Swayamsiddha with a Maoist theme. The activists were arrested aft... Orissa CM Naveen Patnaik to visit Koraput district on Today Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Report by Amitav Behera, Koraput : The Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will visit Koraput on Thursday. As per the report , the Chief Minister will arrive at Joypur  by Helikaptor and proceed to Koraput Circuit house. The Chief Minister will discuss with the Officials ... Orissa Government to open 19 check gate in places to check illegal mining Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary Correspondent; Bhubaneswar: The Taskforce under the Chairmanship of the Chief Secretary Tarun Kanti Mishra has introduced new process to check illegal mining in the state. As per the decision of the Taskforce joint check gate will be opened at 19 place and ... Orissa Govt forms panel to review Swine Flu situation Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: The Health and Family Welfare Minister Prasanna Acharya on Wednesday reviewed the situation of Swine Flu in the state. A technical committee has been framed by the Minister to review the Swine Flu situation in the state. Orissa Government to introduce Bill to check irregular fishery practice inside Chilika Lake Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Report by Dipti Ranjan Kanungo; Bhubaneswar: The 10th sitting of the governing body of Chilika Development Authority  (CDA) held in the Orissa secretariat under the Chairmanship of the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik .  It has been decided to introduce Chilika (regulation... Orissa CM says rapid industrial growth to provide alternative employment opportunities Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: The Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik joined in the seminar on the 7 needs of Industries organized by the Confederation of Indian Industries, Orissa chapter as Chief Guest on Wednesday. The Chief Minister expressed that this is a fol... Japanese Photojournalist visits OrissaDiary.com office Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Report by Mandakini Deo, Bhubaneswar: A photo Journalist from Japan  ( Japan Press Association ) Takeshi Sakuragi visited Orissa . He is working in AERA ( Asahi news paper ), SAPIO ( Shougakukan ) weekly, and JICA ( Kokusaikyoryoku ) monthly.  During his stay i... Two more swine flu deaths reported in Orissa Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: Two more swine flu deaths  reported on Wednesday. Now the  total toll due to swine flu has been increased  to seven in the state. The deceased are  identified as Supriya Mishra and Manini Manosmita . <... Orissa High Court expert panel to study controversial film Swayamsidha Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Report by Dipti Ranjan Kanungo, Cuttack: The conflict is  increasing day by day  before release of the new film Swayamsidha. Now the matter is pending in the Orissa High Court. An activist of BJP Youba Morcha Bibhuti Bhusan Jena has filed a petition in the Oris... Swine flu Death toll rises to 5 in Orissa Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: The Swine flu death increased to 5 following to death of Harihar Sethy (55), Joint Commissioner of Commercial Taxes in a private hospital here on Tuesday. Another Swine flu patient has also been admitted in a private hospital her... Orissa Govt. panel approves proposals for setting up four projects worth of Rs1 lakh crore Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Report by Dipti Ranjan Kanungo; Bhubaneswar: The high level committee under the Chairmansship of the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved the proposals for setting up four new power plants and expansion of some power , steel and Aluminum  plants on Tuesday. The... Sudarsan Pattnaik welcomes Queen's Baton in Orissa through sand sculpture Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Report by Rashmi r Parida; Puri: The Queen's Baton Relay (QBR), the greatest tradition of the Commonwealth Games, has arrived at Puri from Bhubaneswar,orissa Today The World Renowned Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik received the Queen's Baton at Puri beach Today. After that,... Orissa Government denies no forest official attended Maoist meeting Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Bhubaneswar: Orissa Government on Monday denies no state forest official attended Maoist meeting. It was clarified by state forest secretary Upendra Nath Behera. He said  has clarified that the Union home secretary GK Pillai had been thoroughly misled and he had not ... Orissa Disaster Management body identifies 328 villages 6 districts as Tsunami prone Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Report by Orissa Diary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: The OSDMA has identified 328 villages of 6 Coastal districts as Tsunami prone. These villages are situated within one and half kilometres of the sea shore. As per the report the Orissa State Disaster Management Authority ... Orissa sent protest letter to Ministry of Environment over clearance to Polavaram project Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Report by Dipti Ranjan Kanungo, Bhubaneswar: Terming the final eco clearance given to the multipurpose Polavaram project on river Godavari as illegal, the state Water Resources Department has sent a protest letter to Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to scrap the approva... Maoists reportedly killed Chasi Mulia Adivasi Sangh in Orissa Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Jeypore: In a shocking incident, general secretary of Chasi Mulia Adivasi Sangh (CMAS) of the Bandhugaon block Arjuna Kenduka was shot dead in broad daylight on Monday afternoon while he was on his way to hospital with his ailing wife. According to sources, Arjuna was on ... Orissa JEE counseling to start from Aug 21 Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Bhubaneswar: Orissa to conduct spot counseling for OJEE from Aug 21. The two-day spot counseling for admission into various engineering colleges for the remaining seats would start from August 21 at Bhubaneswar and Burla. This was decided in a policy planning board meetin... Queen’s Baton reaches Orissa capital Bhubaneswar Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Bhubaneswar: The Queen's Baton Relay (QBR), the greatest tradition of the Commonwealth Games, arrived at the state capital temple city here on Monday from Baripada. On the way, the Odisha Olympic Association organized a grand welcome at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. The b... Central Team finds violations in POSCO project site of Orissa says Ramesh Monday, August 09, 2010 New Delhi: A Committee had been established jointly under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and the Ministry of Environment and Forests to study and assess the impacts of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, with regard... Orissa: 88 under-trial prisoners allegedly involved in Maoist activities shifted to Rourkela jail Monday, August 09, 2010 Rourkela: At least 87 under-trial prisoners (UTPs) including a woman, allegedly involved in Maoist activities, were shifted to Rourkela Special Jail from the sub-jail at Bonai in Sundargarh district on Sunday. All the 87 UTPs were in the jail after being arrested in conn...
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