Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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Fuel funda
Petrol, diesel prices have hit 3-year high. But, the government has refused to disrupt daily price revision. Since the revision was introduced in July, petrol prices have been slowly creeping up and cumulatively have gone up by a substantial Rs 7.32 to reach Rs 70.30 while diesel rates have risen by Rs 5.36 to Rs 58.72.
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BJP slams State govt for threatening to invoke ESMA on agitating AYUSH doctors
The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today slammed the State government for threatening to invoke Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) on agitating AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy) doctors, Anganwadi workers, workers in primary service cooperative societies and large area multipurpose cooperative societies.
CM releases RSSDI 2017 logo ahead of annual meet in November
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the logo of Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) 2017 here at the State Secretariat today.
Govt issues notification to form special development council
State government has issued notification for establishment of special development councils in nine tribal dominated districts in the State.
Eight accused in Chhatrapur Councillor murder arrested
The Ganjam police today claimed to have arrested eight persons accused in the murder of BJD Councillor Laxmidutta Pradhan of Ward-6 in Chhatrapur.
TAIPA honours State for Odisha Mobile Tower Policy
Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA), the Industry Association for leading Telecommunications Infrastructure Providers has honoured State government for its most comprehensive Odisha Mobile Towers Policy.
CS for scaling up completion of rural houses, curb on unethical practices
Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today directed all the collectors and Project Directors to scale up the rural housing construction activities for achievement of 100 per cent of the targets given to each district.
Odisha pitches friendly policies to woo Japanese investors
The Odisha government today sought to hardsell business opportunities in the mineral-rich state to Japanese investors, citing its investment-friendly policies and other incentives on offer.
State to have a new Export Policy soon: Chief Minister
Encouraged over the high growth rate of exports in the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced that a new Odisha Export Policy, 2017 would be announced soon.
Cabinet approves setting up of Handicrafts Devpt, Promotion Council in State
The Odisha government today decided to establish the Handloom and Handicrafts Development and Promotion Council in the state and restructuring of the cadre of the Odisha Administrative Service (OAS).
BJD-BJP continue slug fest over CBI ‘trespassing’ High Court Judge’s residence in Cuttack city
While BJD today slammed the CBI for trespassing a sitting High Court Judge’s residence after midnight and called it an attempt to intimidate a judge, the opposition BJP came down heavily on ruling BJD saying the ruling party is trying to politicise the issue.

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