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International sand artist Manas Sahoo created sand animation promotional video for Puri beach carnival 2017 Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Puri: For the first time such a mega event is planned in Odisha in the tourist season. The carnival, which will be held in the lines of Goa carnival, will have lots of fun and entertainment activities for tourists as well as locals in the next one week. For... Mohan Sethy of Odisha selected for the National Bravery Awards Tuesday, January 17, 2017 New Delhi: Twenty five children which include 12 girls and 13 boys have been selected for the National Bravery Awards – 2016.   Four of the Awards have been given posthumously. The coveted Bharat Award has been conferred on 8 year old Late Km. Tarh Peeju of Arunachal Pradesh, ... Total of 2,20,789 candidates file nominations for three-tier Panchayat Polls in Odisha Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Bhubaneswar: A total of 2,20,789 candidates file nominations for three-tier Panchayat Polls in Odisha. This was informed by the State Election Commission Secretary Rabindranath Sahu.  3880 nominations for Zilla Parishad, 33348 for Sar... Odisha Cricket fans awaiting Virat Kohli's magic in Barabati, Security for teams beefed up in twin city Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Cricket fans awaiting Virat Kohli magic in Barabati ODI, Security for teams beefed up in twin city. 63 platoons of police force to be deployed in Barabati Stadium during India-England ODI says  Police Commissioner YB Khurania. ... Rama Devi Women's University has a unique role to play for higher education of women folk of our state says Odisha Governor Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Maa Rama Devi was celebrated freedom fighter and a social reformer, who was an epitome of sacrifice, selfless service and women empowerment,. Her whole life portraying a remarkable saga of courage, dedication and sacrifice will always be an ete... Odisha to showcase Dola Bimana as tableau in Republic Day parade at New Delhi Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Odisha's 'Dola Bimana' tableau finds place in Republic Day parade. The proposal of the state government to showcase the art and culture through ‘Dola Melana’ has been accepted by a 16-member committee constituted by Defence ministry. Odisha: Hearing on bail plea of arrested industrialist Mahima Mishra deferred Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Jagatsinghpur: Hearing on bail plea of arrested industrialist Mahima Mishra in Jagatsinghpur district and sessions court deferred . On the other hand  Commissionerate Police produces Mahima Mishra before SDJM court after his remand period ended today  over press Chhak Bomb Hurl... Dissatisfaction in Odisha BJP over use of CM Raman Singh as star campaigner in Panchayat Polls Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubneswar: Odisha senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra expresses dissatisfaction over use of CM Raman Singh as a star campaigner for the party  in the Panchayat Polls.  CBI and Crime Branch should refrain from investig... No one is above law says Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says Law will take its course if any irregularity is found. He said this while commenting on raids on brother’s LPG agency.  No one is above law. Law will take its course if any irregularity i... BJD, Congress, SP not to allow Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh to campaign in Odisha Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Ruling BJD, opposition Congress and Samajwadi Party (SP) decided  not to allow Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh to campaign in Odisha for Panchyat polls over Mahanadi issue. These parties have decided to launch protests in the areas... HRD Ministry constituted Board of Governors to operate IISER Brahmapur Tuesday, January 17, 2017 New Delhi: Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) constituted Board of Governors to operate the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) at Brahmapur. It  will now be managed by a new Board of Governors (BoG), which has been constituted rec... Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan urges everyone to turn off vehicle engine at traffic signal Monday, January 16, 2017 New Delhi: The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan said that the draft norms on fuel efficiency for heavy duty vehicles will be released on 1st April, 2017. The Minister made the announcement during his address at the Saksham 20... IAS Rajesh Verma appointed as Principal Secretary to Odisha CM Monday, January 16, 2017 Bhubaneswar: 1987 batch IAS officer Rajesh Verma posted as Principal Secretary  to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in place of UN Behera who took oath as OERC chairman.    Prior to his new assignment, Verma was the Principal Secretary, Energy. ... Odisha Vigilance registered cases against 17 including Pradhan Gas Agency, Soumendra Pradhan moves HC for anticipatory bail Monday, January 16, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance has registered cases against five defaulters including Soumendra Pradhan the brother of Union PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan over allegations of theft and adulteration. State Vigilance booking Soumendra Pradhan on charges of i... Tata Steel's Noamundi Iron Mine conducts pilot launch of Drone Application in Mine Monitoring Monday, January 16, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Noamundi: Noamundi Iron Mine (NIM) of OMQ (Ore, Mines & Quarries) Division of Tata Steel executed a pilot launch of Drone Application in Mine Monitoring (DAMM), today. With this, NIM has become the first mine in the country to introduce drone in mine mo... L V Prasad Eye Institute at Bhubaneswar Celebrates 11th Anniversary as a Pioneering Eyecare Tertiary in Odisha Monday, January 16, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), Bhubaneswar celebrated its eleventh anniversary today. On this occasion, recognizing a donor’s commitment to the eradication of avoidable blindness and the establishment of centres of excellence, the camp... We are facing energy poverty mainly because of our population and our need for industrialization says Odisha Governor Monday, January 16, 2017 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: In the mechanized and the fast-moving world of today the consumption of petroleum products has become an important yardstick of a country’s prosperity. Despite the discovery of new sources of unconventional energy, petroleum remains the primary ... UN Behera takes oath as Chairperson of Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission Monday, January 16, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: UN Behera has been formally appointed as the new Chairman of Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission.  Governor Dr. S.C. Jamir administered oath of office and secrecy to Upendra Nath Behera as Chairperson of... Odisha Governor inaugurates Oil & Gas Conservation Awareness Drive Saksham-2017 Monday, January 16, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Inaugural function of Oil & Gas Conservation Awareness Drive - Saksham’17 was conducted at Jaydev bhavan, Bhubaneswar and the function was inaugurated by  Governor of Odisha.  Dr.S C Jamir. In his Inaugural address, he has s... Padamshree Haladhar Nag mesmerize audience at Dubai Puspuni Celebrations Sunday, January 15, 2017 Report by Minakshi Tripathy, Dubai:  The Western Odisha Community of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) organized Puspuni Celebrations in Dubai on Friday, 13th January 2017. The star attraction at this year’s celebrations was Loka Kabi Padma Shri Haladhar Nag, the noted Sambalpuri... Kalinga Lancers unveils new Jersey for Coal India HIL 2017; announces Moritz Feurste as team captain Sunday, January 15, 2017 Report by Dipankar Piyush, Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Lancers, the Bhubaneswar based hockey team promoted by Odisha Sports Development and Promotion Company (OSDPC), a joint effort of Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) and Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) today un... Chhattisgarh CM, Jharkhand CM, 4 Union ministers BJP's star campaigner list for Odisha Panchyat Polls Sunday, January 15, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Eleven leaders including 2 CM, 2 Union ministers BJP’s star campaigner list for Odisha Panchyat Polls. Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh, Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das, Union ministers RamKripal Yadav, Vishnudeo Sai in BJP’s star campaigner list  .  Odisha: Inspirational ideas enthrall the audience at TEDxXIMB 2016 Sunday, January 15, 2017 Bhubaneswar: TEDxXIMB 2017 was organized at Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier University Bhubaneswar on January 15, 2017. TED is a non-profit organization devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks by the leading thinkers and doers of the day. BJP president Amit Shah to visit Odisha on Jan 20, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand CMs to campaigning in Panchyat Polls Sunday, January 15, 2017 Bhubaneswar: BJP president Amit Shah to visit Odisha on Jan 20. This was informed by the party’s Odisha In-charge Arun Singh.  BJP national president Amit Shah to meet Puri seer, attend foundation stone of Bimala temple insi... POVS organizing National Seminar on Security Concerns in Odisha 28th January New Delhi Sunday, January 15, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Pravasi Odia Vikash Samiti organizing National Seminar on  “Security Concerns in Odisha”   28th January 2017, IIMC, JNU Campus, New Delhi Odisha experiences an intertwined linkage of internal a... Tata Steel's Sukinda Chromite Mine Bags 5 Prestigious Awards from IBM including Par Excellence Award Sunday, January 15, 2017 Sukinda: Sukinda Chromite Mine (SCM) of Tata Steel,  located in Jajpur district of Odisha, has bagged 5 awards in various categories including Par Excellence award as the best mine amongst all participating mines of Odisha from the Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM), Bhuabneswar Region. O... Web based platform launched in Odisha capital to provide Bike & Cycle in Rental Services Saturday, January 14, 2017 Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, MOKSHA TOUR PLANNERS PVT. LTD. launched first web based platform to provide Bike & Cycle Rental Services in Bhubaneswar Odisha. Bike and cycle lovers can login into http://www.moridez.c... Industry appreciates skill with character NALCO CMD Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand Saturday, January 14, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: “Imparting education which equips the child with skills and imparts values that build the character, is very important” said Dr Tapan Kumar Chand while addressing as the Chief Guest at the 14th Foundation Day celebrations of the Bha... Odisha Vigilance conducts Surprise raids on Petrol Pumps, Gas Agencies Saturday, January 14, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance conducts Surprise raids on Petrol Pumps, Gas Agencies . A state wide surprise checking of petrol pumps and some LPG depots has been conducted jointly by Vigilance along with the departments of Civil Supplies and Weights & Measures today. The ... Odisha: Two-Day Long Kite Festival Inaugurated at Gopalpur-On-Sea Saturday, January 14, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Gopalpur: On the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti, a two-day long kite festival is being organized by the  Brahmapur Development Authority (BDA) at Gopalpur-on-Sea. Mr. Amitabh Thakur, IG Southern Range and Mr. Prem Chandra Chaudhury, Collector o... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik slams Centre over discontinuation of KBK funds Saturday, January 14, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik slams Centre over discontinuation of KBK funds. CM Patnaik said this while addressing BJD Legal Front executive meeting at BJD State headquarters here. The CM asked lawyers to join hands with the effo... Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to inaugurate Saksham- 2017on 16th January, 2017 Saturday, January 14, 2017 New Delhi: Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate a month long awareness programme “Saksham – 2017” on 16th January, 2016 at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi.  Sa... Odisha Human Rights Commission sought ATR over killing of bank dacoits in Nayagarh Saturday, January 14, 2017 Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has sought action taken report from Nayagarh Police over killing of two alleged dacoits in the district. Two persons were beaten to death and one injured by some people after an allegedly robbery of Canara Bank at Kasanda... Annual Mukteswar Odishi Dance Festival to start from today Saturday, January 14, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Three-day annual Mukteswar Odishi Dance Festival in the city from Saturday. The festival was conceptualised and launched in 1984 to promote cultural and heritage tourism following the State Government’s launch of the ambitious annual Konark Dance Festival five years ea... Odisha: Enforcement Squad for Smart City Dist to start work from Monday Friday, January 13, 2017 Bhubaneswar: A special six-member enforcement squad has joined the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited to clear encroachment from the footpath and cycle track along the Janpath from Sishu Bhawan to Vanivihar Square along the Smart City District  to ensure better pedestrian way and non-mo... Odisha Police says Poll officials safe, abduction report fake Friday, January 13, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police says Poll officials safe, abduction report fake. No kidnapping by Maoists. Poll officials left village out of Maoist fear, says Malkangiri SDPO Rahul PR.  He said they stayed in the village for two days and nobod... Odisha: Balakrishna Rao of Nabarangpur appointed as Local Manager for 2nd ODI Friday, January 13, 2017 Report by Basant Rath; Nabarangpur: Balakrishna Rao, working under Deputy Director of Horticulture, Nabarangpur has been appointed as local manager for the upcoming India-England second one day International cricket match at Barabati Stadium  which is scheduled to be held on 19th Ja... Odisha: Industrialist Mahimananda Mishra sent to 3 day police remand Friday, January 13, 2017 Report by Soumendra Sahu, Cuttack: Industrialist Mahimananda Mishra was sent to 3 day police remand.  Now, the Cuttack police will get the chance for second time this month. Earlier today, Mishra has been produced in in Cuttack SDJM court. According to... Maoists kidnap 4 poll officials in Odisha, produced in Praja court Friday, January 13, 2017 Malkangiri: Maosists have kidnapped four poll officials and the son of a village chief in the cut off area of Chitrakonda here on Friday. They are namely Parsuram Behera of Panasput panchayat, MI Hrushikesh Nayak of Gagilamamudi panchayat, Kaminikant Singh of Jodamba, Prabin Soren of And... Odisha: Tata Steel's Sankalp Yatra in villages across Noamundi, Joda and Jagannathpur concludes Friday, January 13, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Joda: The Sankalp Yatra organised by Ore Mines & Quarries (OMQ) Division of Tata Steel in villages across Noamundi, Joda and Jagannathpur concluded today amidst huge gathering. The Sankalp Yatra was flagged off on January 11, 2017 from five villages of ... MCL's coal corridor tunes Talcher life as trucks move off the villages Friday, January 13, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Talcher: Life in the otherwise bustling Talcher Coalfields of Angul district in Odisha has found a new joy with movement of around 3,000 heavy vehicles plying daily diverted to a special coal corridor, by-passing thickly populated eight villages and nine re... Odisha Govt organising Kite Festival at Gopalpur from January 14th 2017 Friday, January 13, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Bramhapur Development Authority (BDA), to promote prime tourist destinations is organizing a three month long beach festival namely, ‘Gopalpur Eco Retreat Festival 2017’ at Gopalpur-on-Sea from January 14th 2017.  Mr. Prem Chan... Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Mazdoor Sabha demanded settlement of longstanding dispute between union, management Friday, January 13, 2017 Bhubaneswar: The Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Mazdoor Sabha (Regn. No 924-CTC), a registered trade union under the Trade Union Rules, 1994, demanded settlement of the longstanding dispute between the union and the management and revoke of suspensions of four employees. &... Rights panel sought inquiry reports over balloon blast near Odisha CM's House in 2015 Thursday, January 12, 2017 Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has directed the Commissionerate police to submit inquiry reports over balloon blast near residential building of Odisha Chief Minister in 2015, in which girl students were injured.   Acting on the Compla... Odisha: BDA organized stake holders meet on planning regulations Thursday, January 12, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Planning Wing of the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) today organized a stake holders meeting in the conference room of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) to discuss new regulations pertaining to the Planning and Building St... Odisha Court asks cops to produce medical report of Mahima Mishra, bail rejected in Cuttack bombing case Thursday, January 12, 2017 Report by Kahnu Nanda, Jagatsinghpur: Acting on the petition filed by Mahimananda Mishra who has been arrested in connection to Seaways stevedoring company General Manager Mahendra Swain murder case, the JMFC court Kujanga was ordered to produce detail medical reports of Mahima by 13 Jan... Odisha is leading State in Integrated Financial Management System, state to scale up Innovations Towards Reform Thursday, January 12, 2017 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  Odisha is a leading State in Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) and Public Financial Management System (PFMS). This was discussed in the Annual Review meeting of Finance Department taken by Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi i... Senior Odisha BJP leader Ramchandra Panda joins BJD Thursday, January 12, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader, Former deputy Speaker of Odisha Assembly Ramchandra Panda joins BJD. Panda joins BJD Today in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Naveen Niawas here.  BJD vice-president Surya Narayan Patra and Higher Education Minister Pr... Odisha: EOW arrested Ambitious Diversified MD Kunal Tiwari Thursday, January 12, 2017 Bhubaneswar: Economic Offences Wing (EOW) arrested Ambitious Diversified MD Kunal Tiwari arrested allegedly for duping people of Rs 10 crore though his chit fund company . Economic Offences Wing (EOW)  brings Ambitious Diversified MD Kunal Tiwari to Bhubaneswar on transit remand . Odisha: Mahima Mishra produced in Cuttack SDJM court Thursday, January 12, 2017 Cuttack: Industrialist Mahima Mishra produced in Cuttack SDJM court; Commissionerate Police prays court to take Mishra on 3-day remand .  Earlier Mahima Mishra taken to Cuttack SDJM court from Samagol jail. It should be noted that Two sons of Inustrialist and Odisha Stev...
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