Thursday, December 8, 2016
EDITORIAL
Make in Odisha conclave
Even as opposition parties call it much ado about nothing, by all account, the three-day ‘Make in Odisha’ conclave was a triumphant happening and the Naveen government has every reason to smile. The conclave was go-getting and at the same time it saw so may top-notch industrialists rubbing shoulders with each other.
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ODISHA NEWS
Police forcing women to remove stoles: CM orders probe
With Odisha Assembly stalled for the entire day over police allegedly forcing women to remove their black stoles at a meeting of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Sundargarh, the CM today expressed displeasure over the incident and asked the DGP to probe the matter and ensure such incidents do not re-occur elsewhere in the state.
CAG raps State govt for not implementing OSWAS effectively
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has pulled up the State government for failing to successfully implement the Odisha Secretariat Workflow Automation System (OSWAS) even after six years.
Congress demands JPC probe into Modi’s demonetization move
Stepping up its demand for a JPC probe into demonetisation move terming it as a big scam, Congress today said BJP and its allied organizations should make public all bank accounts and property purchased by them in last one year.
Foreign tourists ignoring destinations in Odisha
In a development that does not augur well for growth of then tourism sector in the State, the number of foreign tourists to Odisha is fast declining even as the percentage of domestic tourists visiting here has marginally increased. Tourism & Culture Minister Ashok Panda made these revelations while replying to a question from BJP lawmaker Dilip Ray.
CS inaugurates online system for police constable recruitment
In a bid to make the process of police constable recruitment in the State more simple, expeditious and error free, State government has introduced online service. Inaugurating the system in State secretariat here today Chief Secretary AP Padhi said candidates can now make online applications.
CMC ropes in ragpickers for cleanliness drive
The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has decided to involve ragpickers in waste management and cleanliness drive across the Millennium City.
Vaccination drive against JE begins in Malkangiri
The vaccination drive against the killer Japanese Encephalitis (JE) began in Malkangiri district today.
Fear psychosis drives Naveen to create emergency like situation in State: BJP
Condemning the arrest of BJP workers, who were protesting during CM's visit in Sundergarh and Rourkela and police asking women and girls in CM’s rally to remove black stoles, BJP today accused Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of creating an "Emergency like" situation.
State Govt approves 54 proposals under AMRUT scheme
State government has approved 54 new proposals to be implemented under AMRUT scheme in nine urban centers within 2017-18 FY.
Writers need to be high on passion quotient, says Ramendra Kumar
‘Writers should be high on passion quotient (PQ) to keep at bay the devil called writer’s block. If one has the passion for writing, she or he will always find the time to write,’ said noted author Ramendra Kumar while speaking on ‘Writing: An obsessive compulsive disorder’ at an interactive show organized by city based writers’ group Write Now, here on Saturday.

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