Tuesday, August 22, 2017
:: Odisha to have Organic Farming Policy in two months :: State for hike in MNREGA fund to provide more jobs in LWE zones :: Centre extends date for groundnut procurement under PSS :: First swine flu death in Odisha :: BJD wins Deogarh municipality by-poll
EDITORIAL
Mining verdict
The Supreme Court’s ruling on Odisha’s mining scam undoubtedly is a big respite for the Naveen government. But the mining companies are into a big squeeze. The long-awaited judgment has dealt a body blow to the companies that unlawfully raised huge quantities of iron ore and manganese ore.
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Odisha to have Organic Farming Policy in two months
Odisha government today decided to prepare an Organic Farming Policy within two months to provide support for growth of organic sector and marketing of organic products.
State for hike in MNREGA fund to provide more jobs in LWE zones
Keeping in view the growing demand for daily jobs in the tribal dominated Left Wing Extremist (LWE) zones, the State Government has urged the Centre to release more funds for MNREGA to provide at least 200 days job opportunities to the people in these areas.
OMC ups target in production and sale
The state run Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) today set a target to achieve highest ever production of 8 million ton and sale of iron ore during the ongoing fiscal.
Centre extends date for groundnut procurement under PSS
The Centre has extended the date for procurement of groundnut crop in State under the Price Support System during Rabi season till 31st August.
First swine flu death in Odisha
Odisha registered its first swine flu death of the season today with a person succumbing to the disease here.
Cong women activists protest against hike in LPG price
Women activists of Congress staged a demonstration near Raj Bhavan here today protesting against the Centre's decision to hike the price of LPG and withdraw subsidy on it.
EOW seeks to attach Rs 63.55 cr deposited by chit fund co
The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha today moved the state finance department for attachment of Rs 63.55 crore deposited by Hi-Tech group of companies as per the orders of the Supreme Court as condition for granting bail.
IMD forecast heavy rainfall in Odisha
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today forecast heavy rainfall across Odisha in the next 24 hours.
CM felicitates freedom fighters
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today felicitated four freedom fighters who have been nominated from Odisha to attend the At Home function at Rastrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on August 9.
BJD wins Deogarh municipality by-poll
Inflicting yet another body blow to the saffron party which was cock-a-hoop after winning 297 seats in last Panchayat election, the ruling BJD today won by-polls for two wards in Deogarh municipality. What is all the more significant about this win is the fact that the sitting BJP MLA Nitesh Gangadev belongs to one of these two wards where BJP has lost to BJD candidates.

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