Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Apparently not finding way to defend its minister Arun Sahoo who brought down parliamentary discourse to a new low by calling Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra senile, the ruling BJD has taken recourse to deflect the matter by raking up issues like Polavaram river project, more rice and less wheat in PDS and Central neglect etc.
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People heave sigh of relief as Cyclone 'Roanu' moves away from Odisha coast
People in the coastal areas of the State heaved a sigh of relief as Cyclonic storm 'Roanu' over Bay of Bengal moved northeastwards without causing any major damage.
Government eyes more World Bank funding for new sectors in State
Having convinced the World Bank with its efforts to achieve a turnaround in economy and growth, State Government is eyeing for more funding from the international funding agency and has identified new sectors for future engagement with it.
ASI to take up Jagamohan repair within a week: CS
Archaeological Survey of India will take up repair of Jagamohan (area in front of the sanctum sanctorum of Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri) within a week’s time, the Central team that inspected the condition of the structure in Puri announced today.
State to add 3K MW renewable energy capacity by 2022: Minister
The State government has set an ambitious target to add 3,000 MW renewable energy capacity by 2022, said Minister of Science and Technology Pradeep Kumar Panigrahi.
Centre directs State to ensure finalization of NPR within 90 days
Union Secretary Home Affairs Rajiv Mehrishi has directed the State government to ensure finalization of National Population Register (NPR) within 90 days.
Comprehensive approach needed for country’s mining industry, says Sai
The Centre today favoured a comprehensive approach to sustain growth of mining industry, a core area of the economy, so that the potential benefits of the sector are realised.
RBI Governor given red carpet welcome on maiden visit to State
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Govind Rajan was given a red carpet welcome at Mayfair Lagoon on his maiden visit to the State here today.
Joint working group calls to set up locomotive workshop
The joint working group comprising Odisha Chief Secretary and General Manager, East Coast Railway has recommended to set up an Electric Locomotive Periodic Overhaul workshop in Kalahandi district.
No power cut in State till June 30: Energy Minister
The State Government today said there would be no power cuts till June 30 even as the monsoon is delayed as per the forecast of the IMD.
Fishermen worrying about possible impact of Cyclone Roanu
With Cyclone Roanu stationed just 120 km away from Gopalpur, people living near seaside in Odisha are worried about the rough sea and the possible damage.

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