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Odia Light music Festival kicked off in New Delhi Saturday, April 25, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: The Odia Light music Festival – 2015 organised by Delhi based IPROCH got off to a flying start on Friday, the 24th April at Siri Fort Auditorium –II, New Delhi. The event is attended by large number of audiences.  Centre to release postage stamp, commemorative coin on Biju Patnaik, 11 cultural icons will be commemorated Saturday, April 25, 2015 New Delhi: Centre to release postage stamp, commemorative coin on Former Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik. Centre decided the eleven cultural icons will be commemorated in 2015-16.  Former Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik will be felicitated on his... PM Narendra Modi convenes high-level meeting to review situation following the earthquake Saturday, April 25, 2015 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has convened a high level meeting with Ministers and top officials at 3 PM in the wake of the situation arising due to the Earthquake.  The Prime Minister has taken report of the situation in districts of UP and... Tremors felt across Odisha, India Saturday, April 25, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Tremors felt across Odisha , India. intensity of the quake not clearly known. Tremors were felt in many parts of the State, including Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Baleswar, Sundargarh, Dhenkanal, Bhadrak and Sonepur, for more than a minute. ... Odisha: Lord Balabhadra Daru axed at Jhankada Saturday, April 25, 2015 Report by Kahnu Nanda, Jagatsinghpur: The Neem tree for making idol of Maa Subhadrafor the ongoing Nabakelebar was identified at Nilakantheswar temple in Adhangavillage under Biridi block in Jagatsinghpur district 12 km away from district headquarters;this was announced by Shree Jagannat... Odisha: Devi Subhadra Daru on sand for Nabakalebara Saturday, April 25, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Puri: After declaration of Devi Subhadra Daru at Jagatshingpur District for Nabakalebara renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a sand sculpture of Devi Subhadra Daru at Puri beach of Odisha on Friday. He has created a 5ft high sand sculpture of... Odisha: Two persons die in mishaps, coming to see Lord Balabhadra Daru at Jhankada Saturday, April 25, 2015 Reoport by Kahnu Nanda, Jagatsinghpur: Two persons including a woman were died following separate mishaps while deceased duo had come to see Lord Balabhadra Daru at Jhankada under Tirtol block on Thursday. Report said that one Swagatika Rout [44] hailing fr... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik reviewed preparation of Nabakalebar Friday, April 24, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today reviewed preparation of Nabakalebar. He reviewed the progress of various works connected with the Nabakalebar festival in Puri. CM Patnaik has categorically instructed the concerned departments to complete th... Odisha Govt to distribute medicines free of cost Friday, April 24, 2015 Bhubaneswar: The State government will distribute quality essential medicines through its procurement agency Odisha State Medical Corporation. The decision was taken at high level meeting presided by Chief minister Naveen Patnaik.  It was decided that ... Odisha: Chikun, a 16 years old boy lost his right hand due to negligence of electricity department Friday, April 24, 2015 Report by Naba Kishore Pujari, Bhubaneswar: While the entire state is mourning for the sad demise of Former Chief Minister, Odisha and Former Governor of Assam, Mr. Janaki Ballav Pattnaik, the story of Chikun is missing everybody’s attention. Chikun, a 16 years old boy ... Odisha Board to declare Matric Result on April 30 Friday, April 24, 2015 Report by Pravuprasad Routray, Bhubaneswar: Board of Secondary Education will declare annual High School Certification Examination Result on April 30.  The result booklet will be officially released by the School and Mass Education Secretary and Board ... Odisha IPS Amrit Prasad appointed as new Joint Director of CBI Friday, April 24, 2015 Bhubaneswar: The Union Government on Wednesday appointed Amrit Mohan Prasad, an IPS officer of Odisha cadre, as the Joint Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Prasad is currently posted as Chairman of the Odisha Police State Selection Board (OPSSB). The department in wh... Odisha: Lord Subhadra's Daru identified at Bridi Adangagada of Jagatsinghpur district Friday, April 24, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Jagatsinghpur: Neem tree (daru) for creation of Goddess Subhadra’s idol identified at Adhanga in Biridi area of Jagatsinghpur district. This was formally announced by The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) chief Suresh Mohapatra.... Odisha Govt owned IDCO asked Steel major Posco Rs73 crore as premium for the acquired land Friday, April 24, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Idco) asked  South Korean Steel major Posco is yet to pay Rs54.22 crore as premium for the acquired land and Rs18.79 crore as net payment value of unreserved forest land.  Idco... Heat wave conditions continued to prevail in Odisha, Thunder squall likely in next 24 hrs. Thursday, April 23, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Heat wave conditions continued to prevail with temperatures in most of the towns of the State recording between 40 and 43 degree C on Thursday. While the Anugul recorded the highest temperature of the day at 42.1 degree C, 12 towns recorded the... Odisha: Puri Municipality joins hand with JUSCO for effective solid waste management Thursday, April 23, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Puri: In a major move for effective waste management in the major pilgrim and tourist centre, Puri Municipality has joined hands with Jamshedpur Utilities and Services Company Limited (JUSCO) to make the city clean. In a function held at Puri on 22nd April,... Odisha Government to set up two more universities from the current academic year Thursday, April 23, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today approved proposals on according university status to city-based Rama Devi Women’s College and cluster university status to Berhampur-based Khalikote Autonomous College.  This was informed by ... Odisha: Yajna began near Balabhadra daru at goddess Sarala shrine in Jhankada, Jagatsinghpur Thursday, April 23, 2015 Jagatsinghpur: The yajna for felling of the neem tree (daru) for creation of new idol of Lord Balabhadra began at goddess Sarala shrine in Jhankada, Jagatsinghpur on Thursday. Before the commencement of yajna, the ‘barana’ ritual of Biswabasu an... Odisha BJP leader Jayanarayan Mishra released from Sambalpur jail Thursday, April 23, 2015 Sambalpur: BJP leader Jayanarayan Mishra released from Sambalpur jail. Speaking to media he said that  his arrest was illegal and he will seek legal help. It should be noted that the Court of Additional Sessions Judge on Wednesday granted bail to senior BJP leader Ja... Odisha government approved inclusion of eight state-specific disasters under SDRF Thursday, April 23, 2015 Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday approved the inclusion of eight state-specific disasters under the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) to facilitate fund allocation to provide assistance to the victims of these calamities. The state executive committee meeting on disaster... Odisha urged Centre to release balance CST loss amount of Rs3,255.38 crore to the State Thursday, April 23, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Odisha urged the Centre to release the balance CST loss amount of Rs3,255.38 crore to the State well before implementation of the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the country. Finance Minister Pradip Kumar Amat on Wednesday urged this to the Centre  at the State... Odisha: Janaki Ballabh Patnaik cremated with full state honour at Swargadwara in Puri Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Puri: Thousands of people on Wednesday bid a tearful adieu to Janaki Ballabh Patnaik as the former Odisha chief minister, ex-governor of Assam and veteran Congress leader Janaki Ballabh Patnaik was cremated with state honours at Swargadwara in Puri.Pruthvi Ballabh Patnaik, lone son of ... Heat wave conditions intensified in Odisha, affected normal life Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Heat wave conditions intensified in many parts of the State on Tuesday and affected normal life. 12 towns of Odisha record max temp above 40 deg C.  While Talcher recorded the highest temperature of the day in the state at 43.2 degree Cels... Odisha: Lord Balabhadra's Daru Yajana to begin on Thursday, Maa Subhadra Daru likely at Adhanga Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Report by Kahnu nanda, Jagatsinghpur: It was a tough day for the security personnel on Wednesday at the Sarala Pitha Jhankada where Lord Balabhadra’s Daru has traced, thousands of devotees made a beeline for the Darshan for the Daru. After arrival of ... Prime Minister discusses with Odisha chief secretary through video-conferencing as part of 'Pragati' programme Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi discusses with Odisha chief secretary G.C. Pati through video-conferencing as part of ‘Pragati’ programme  .  The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today chaired his second interaction throug... Online sanction of Building Plans by 27 urban bodies in the country including Odisha capital Wednesday, April 22, 2015 New Delhi: 27 urban bodies including municipal corporations and urban development authorities have put in place Online Building Plan Sanctions that help in reducing the time taken for according necessary approvals. This was informed by the Minister of State for Urban Development Shri Bab... Odisha BJP leader Jayanarayan Mishra granted bail by Court Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Sambalpur: BJP leader Jayanarayan Mishra granted bail by Additional District and Sessions Judge Court, Sambalpur.  Mishra has been charged under Sections 186, 188, 153, 153 (AA), 332, 353, 506 and 120 B of IPC besides 25 Arms Act for wielding a sword d... Last rites of former Odisha CM J.B Patnaik will be conducted today at Swargadwar in Puri Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Last rites of former Odisha Chief Minister Janaki Ballabh Patnaik will be conducted today at Swargadwar in Puri.  Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress observer B K Hariprasad arrived in Bhubaneswar to attend last rites of form... Art Gallery to be inaugurated at Biju Patnaik International Airport Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  With a purpose to provide a platform for Amateur/Budding Artists, Airports Authority of India has developed an Art Gallery in the Public Concourse Area (PCA) of New Domestic Terminal (NDTB-T1), B.P.I. Airport, Bhubaneswar. &nb... Odisha: Construction of 3 chariots for coming annual Rath Yatra in Puri began on Akshaya Tritiya Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Puri: On the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya, construction of the three chariots for coming annual Rath Yatra began in Puri.  Temple priests handed over the Ajna Mala (the order of the Lord Jagannath) to the three heads of the carpenters' clan t... President of India condoles the passing away of former Odisha CM J.B. Patnaik Wednesday, April 22, 2015 New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of Shri J.B. Patnaik.  In his condolence message to his wife, Smt. Jayanti Patnaik, the President has said, “I am sad to learn about the passing away of Shri J.B. Patnaik, a frie... Odisha to create irrigation facilities for 10 lakh hectares of land in the next five years Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government will create irrigation facilities for 10 lakh hectares of land in the next five years. This decision was taken at a high-level meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at here on Tuesday.   The Chief Minister asked all co... Daru of Lord Sudarshan leaves for Puri from Gadakuntania Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Bhubaneswar: The Daru of Lord Sudarshan leaves for Puri from Gadakuntania . Daru of Lord Sudarshan was carried on Tuesday from Gadakuntunia to Puri by a specially made Sagadi (cart).  The Daru is expected to reach the Shree Madir on April 24. The ... Sandy tribute to former Odisha Chief minister Janaki Ballabh Patnaik at Puri beach Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Puri: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture to tribute Odisha's former Chief minister Janaki Ballabh Patnaik, with a message "A Tribute to the great Soul" at Puri beach of Odisha on Tuesday. Former Odisha chie... Odisha Governor, CM paid last respect to Janaki Ballabh Patnaik at his residence Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, governor SC Jamir paid last respect to Janaki Ballabh Patnaik at his residence. Last rites of Janaki Ballabh Patnaik will be conducted tomorrow at Swargadwar in Puri. After his body arrived in his Bhubaneswar resi... Odisha BJP President expressed grief over the sudden demise of ex-CM JB Patnaik Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Bhubaneswar: State President Kanak Vardhan Singhdeo has expressed grief over the sudden demise of one of the foremost political figures of Odisha of recent times, eminent scholar and litterateur Shri Janaki Ballabh Patnaik.  Janaki Babu was a veteran C... Odisha Tourism Minister meets Dr Mahesh Sharma; Requests assistance to promote tourism and culture in the state Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: The Tourism and Culture Minister of Odisha, Shri Ashok Chandra Panda met the Union Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge), Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma in New Delhi today. Shri Panda briefed the Mini... Odisha bound Rajdhani Express catches fire in New Delhi Tuesday, April 21, 2015 New Delhi: The Odisha bound New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express today caught fire at about 1 PM while the train was stationed at New Delhi dockyard. The fire also affected the Sealdah Rajdhani Express. There have been no casualties or injuries as the coa... Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoles passing away of former Odisha CM JB Patnaik Tuesday, April 21, 2015 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has condoled the passing away of Shri JB Patnaik.  "Shri JB Patnaik's contribution to Odisha's development will always be remembered. Saddened on his demise. Condolences to his family. Shri Patnaik will be ... Naveen govt should immediately take necessary steps to make Digital Odisha Tuesday, April 21, 2015 By Pabitra Martha, Bhubaneswar: In last few decades Internet has revolutionized the way we share information or connect with people. It is a door-way to a huge wonderland where one gets to know about things and people from around the world. Emerging concept of social media has created se... Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launches the logo, web portal of Kalinga Literary Festival 2015 Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas , Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launches the logo and web portal of Kalinga Literary Festival 2015 on the auspicious occasion of Akshyaya Trutiya at his New Delhi residence.  Odisha declares to observe 7-day State mourning as a mark of respecton death of ex CM JB Patnaik Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Odisha government declares to observe a seven-day State mourning as a mark of respect on death of former chief minister Janaki Ballabh Patnaik.  Odisha Governor SC Jamir and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan,... Former Odisha chief minister, ex-governor of Assam Janaki Ballav Pattnaik passes away Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha chief minister, ex-governor of Assam Janaki Ballav Pattnaik passes away. Janaki Ballav Pattnaik passes away at Tirupati. He was 89 year old.  He went to Tirupati to attend the convocation ... Odisha CM asked Home Department to fill 327 Police Sub-Inspector vacant posts Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday asked the Home Department to fill 327 Police Sub-Inspector (SI) and 24 Sergeant vacant posts. These positions would be filled through the State Staff Selection Commission. It may be noted that the Governm... Odisha issued show-cause notices to 5 liquor companies Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Monday issued show-cause notices to five liquor companies as to why their label licences should not be cancelled in connection with the dispute over offer price. They have been directed to reply by April 25. The Governme... Mercury hovering over 40 degree Celsius in most parts of Odisha, 43 degree Celsius in Titlagarh Monday, April 20, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Heat wave conditions intensify in parts of Odisha as Mercury hovering over 40 degree Celsius in most parts of  the state. As many as 13 places recorded 40 degree Celsius on Monday.    Titlagarh reco... Odisha Administration took possession of 2.703 acres of disputed land of Odisha Olympic Association Monday, April 20, 2015 Cuttack: The Cuttack district administration on Monday took possession of 2.703 acres of disputed land of Odisha Olympic Association (OOA). Notably, the land occupied by the OOA was reverted back to the Odisha government by tehsildar Abanikanta Patnaik by v... Odisha government effects major bureaucratic reshuffle, 11 senior IAS officers posted in various posts Monday, April 20, 2015 Report by Odisha Dairy bureau, Bhubaneswar:  Odisha government today effects major bureaucratic reshuffle. The state government has posted 11 senior IAS officers in various posts. IAS Asit Tripathy appointed as new principal Home Secretary. IAS Tara Du... MoU signed between Odisha govt Coal, Railway ministries for implementation of common rail corridor projects for coal evacuation Monday, April 20, 2015 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: A Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) has been signed among Ministry of Railways (MoR), Ministry of Coal (MoC) and Government of Odisha (GoO) for development of rail infrastructure for evacuation of coal through formation of a Joint V... Three hardcore Maoists surrender before Odisha Police in Malkangiri Monday, April 20, 2015 Report by Kishor Dash, Malkangiri: Outrightly rejecting the mindless violence, three disillusioned Maoists  including a woman cadre carrying cash award of Rs. 1lakh each on their heads surrendered before the S.P Mitrabhanu Mahapatra and IPS SDPO Sandeep Sampad at the District Poli...
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