Saturday, February 28, 2015
EDITORIAL
Chinks in Naveen's security
Even as the excuses offered by the opposition Congress for the egg attack its youth and student activists carried out at the motorcade of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik as part of democratic protest are grossly untenable, the ease with which the protestors could get away with the aggression from such a close proximity has exposed the chinks in the so called multi-layered security cover surrounding the Chief Minister.
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Naveen urges PM to re-examine coal block earmarking process
Irked over the Centre's process of earmarking of coal blocks for specific use, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to re-examine and earmark more coal mines for auction for the non-regulated sector.
State gets two months to decide on renewal of 18 mining leases
The Supreme Court today allowed State Government two months’ time to decide on 18 iron and manganese ore mines which are awaiting second and subsequent renewal.
CMC budget presented, Cong disrupts proceedings
Confusion prevailed over budget presentation in Cuttack Municipal Commission (CMC) council today as opposition Congress corporators sat on a dharna.
UCCI exhibition to showcase State’s growth in industries, trade, commerce
The five-day Utkal Chamber of Commerce and Industries’ National Level Exhibition-cum-Seminar showcasing State’s growth of industries, trade and commerce will begin here from March 1 at the Exhibition Ground here.
CM visits Sambalpur, lays foundation for projects
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said the State Government was taking special interest to make Sambalpur an advanced and model city.
Field officers asked to expedite National Highway projects
Field officers, including from Divisional Forest Offices, revenue officers, executive engineers and officials of executing agencies were today asked to expedite the National Highway Development Projects through proactive dealing of forest diversion, shifting of utilities, disbursement of compensation award and land acquisition matters.
Kandhamal panel seeks extension to complete probe
Justice Basudev Panigrahi commission probing the communal riots in Kandhamal district of 2007, has sought one more year of his tenure to submit the inquiry report. The tenure of the commission will end on Saturday.
Former Berhampur Mayor arrested
BJP leader and former mayor of Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BMC) Siba Shankar Das was arrested for allegedly attempting to murder a person eight months ago. Das was taken to custody last night.
Former Prez Kalam inaugurates ‘OCL Eye Centre’ at Rajgangpur
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam inaugurated LV Prasad Eye Institute’s “OCL Eye Centre” at Rajgangpur in Sundargarh district today.
I am not against minorities: Togadia
Denied permission by the Odisha government to visit communally sensitive Kandhamal district, VHP President Praveen Togadia today clarified that he was not against the minorities but would continue to speak in favour of his Hindu brothers and sisters.

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