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State govt developing mechanism to digitize land record database: CM

State govt developing mechanism to digitize land record database: CM

Cuttack: State govt developing mechanism to digitize land record database: CM
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said the State government is...

PM Modi’s vision to make Odisha gateway of development: Pradhan

PM Modi’s vision to make Odisha gateway of development: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: PM Modi’s vision to make Odisha gateway of development: Pradhan
As per Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision, Odisha will...

Fire Service officials inspect hotels, clubs in State ahead of New Year celebrations

Fire Service officials inspect hotels, clubs in State ahead of New Year celebrations

Bhubaneswar: Fire Service officials inspect hotels, clubs in State ahead of New Year celebrations
Teams of personnel from the Odisha Fire Services today swung...

CM releases Odisha Reference Annual-2017

CM releases Odisha Reference Annual-2017

Bhubaneswar: CM releases Odisha Reference Annual-2017
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today released the English version of...

Sudhir Mishra's 'Daasdev' set to arrive on February 16

Sudhir Mishra's 'Daasdev' set to arrive on February 16

Mumbai: Sudhir Mishra's 'Daasdev' set to arrive on February 16
Director Sudhir Mishra, the latest Bollywood director to tackle...

Centre, Odisha play blame game over delayed railway projects

Centre, Odisha play blame game over delayed railway projects

Bhubaneswar: Centre, Odisha play blame game over delayed railway projects
The Centre and the Odisha government today entered into a...

OPTCL bags Rs 600 cr project to connect GPs with internet

OPTCL bags Rs 600 cr project to connect GPs with internet

BHUBANESWAR: OPTCL bags Rs 600 cr project to connect GPs with internet
Odisha Power Transmission Corporation, OPTCL has clinched a major...

BJD terms BJD insensitive towards women as party opposes Triple Talaq Bill

BJD terms BJD insensitive towards women as party opposes Triple Talaq Bill

BHUBANESWAR: BJD terms BJD insensitive towards women as party opposes Triple Talaq Bill
Even as the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today termed the...

Rift in State Congress widens as Prasad, Niranjan observe foundation day celebrations separately

Rift in State Congress widens as Prasad, Niranjan observe foundation day celebrations separately

BHUBANESWAR: Rift in State Congress widens as Prasad, Niranjan observe foundation day celebrations separately
Rift in Odisha unit of the Congress becomes more glaring...

State govt set to bear loss as millers fail to deliver rice in time

State govt set to bear loss as millers fail to deliver rice in time

BHUBANESWAR: State govt set to bear loss as millers fail to deliver rice in time
Even as paddy procurement is going on in full swing...

Minister for gunning down child molester in Sambalpur

Minister for gunning down child molester in Sambalpur

BHUBANESWAR: Minister for gunning down child molester in Sambalpur
“If I were not a minister I would have appreciated...

Gohain, Pradhan to dedicate passenger amenities at BBSR, Sakhigopal rly stations

Gohain, Pradhan to dedicate passenger amenities at BBSR, Sakhigopal rly stations

BHUBANESWAR: Gohain, Pradhan to dedicate passenger amenities at BBSR, Sakhigopal rly stations
Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Skill Development...

India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile

India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile

Balasore: India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile
India today successfully test-fired its indigenously developed Advanced Air Defence...

Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Literary Meet from Jan 11

Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Literary Meet from Jan 11

BHUBANESWAR: Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Literary Meet from Jan 11
The third edition of the Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Literary Meet...

Dalmia DSP launches new TV campaign

Dalmia DSP launches new TV campaign

New Delhi: Dalmia DSP launches new TV campaign
Ever since its entry into Eastern market, DSP Cement...

SBI, OSRTC ink pact for payment at toll plazas

SBI, OSRTC ink pact for payment at toll plazas

BHUBANESWAR: SBI, OSRTC ink pact for payment at toll plazas
Country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has signed...

Cold wave grips interior Odisha

Cold wave grips interior Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: Cold wave grips interior Odisha
Cold wave continues to prevail in some interior districts of...

Heartfulness Institute offers free online meditation classes

Heartfulness Institute offers free online meditation classes

BHUBANESWAR: Heartfulness Institute offers free online meditation classes
Beginning January 1, 2018 the global guide of Heartfulness...

Odisha continues to lead among states in constructing rural roads under PMGSY

Odisha continues to lead among states in constructing rural roads under PMGSY

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha continues to lead among states in constructing rural roads under PMGSY
Odisha continues to lead in constructing rural roads in the...

Flights from Jharsuguda Airport to start during first week of Feb 2018

Flights from Jharsuguda Airport to start during first week of Feb 2018

BHUBANESWAR: Flights from Jharsuguda Airport to start during first week of Feb 2018
In a bid to expedite the pace of State’s economic...

BJP slams State govt’s decision to form Heritage Cabinet

BJP slams State govt’s decision to form Heritage Cabinet

BHUBANESWAR: BJP slams State govt’s decision to form Heritage Cabinet
A day after it was decided by the State government...

Contractual nurses call off cease-work agitation

Contractual nurses call off cease-work agitation

BHUBANESWAR: Contractual nurses call off cease-work agitation
The contractual nurses appointed under National Health Mission (NHM),...

Chief Secretary for adherence to safety measures for reducing road fatalities in State

Chief Secretary for adherence to safety measures for reducing road fatalities in State

BHUBANESWAR: Chief Secretary for adherence to safety measures for reducing road fatalities in State
Expressing concern over increase in number of deaths in State...

More than 50 pc children in State yet to be covered under IMI

More than 50 pc children in State yet to be covered under IMI

BHUBANESWAR: More than 50 pc children in State yet to be covered under IMI
More than 50 percent of children in Odisha are yet...

State govt grants more than Rs 2 cr for newly formed Bijepur NAC

State govt grants more than Rs 2 cr for newly formed Bijepur NAC

BHUBANESWAR: State govt grants more than Rs 2 cr for newly formed Bijepur NAC
The State government today sanctioned a one-time special grant of...

Fake ghee manufacturing unit busted, one detained

Fake ghee manufacturing unit busted, one detained

Cuttack: Fake ghee manufacturing unit busted, one detained
Commissionerate police busted a fake ghee manufacturing unit at Professorpada...

Fire service personnel involved in ‘Operation Radha’ felicitated

Fire service personnel involved in ‘Operation Radha’ felicitated

Cuttack: Fire service personnel involved in ‘Operation Radha’ felicitated
Nine Fire Services personnel who rescued three-year-old Radha from a...

Pakistan’s harassment of Jadhav's mother an insult to Indian women: Togadia

Pakistan’s harassment of Jadhav's mother an insult to Indian women: Togadia

BHUBANESWAR: Pakistan’s harassment of Jadhav's mother an insult to Indian women: Togadia
Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Pravin Togadia today said the...

12 Maoists arrested in Malkangiri district

12 Maoists arrested in Malkangiri district

Malkangiri: 12 Maoists arrested in Malkangiri district
Twelve Maoists have been arrested during combing operations in Odisha's...

Bank of Baroda, Poorti ink pact

Bank of Baroda, Poorti ink pact

Mumbai: Bank of Baroda, Poorti ink pact
With an aim to provide digital solutions to farmers,...

Kerala State Tourism Awards 2015-16 presented

Kerala State Tourism Awards 2015-16 presented

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala State Tourism Awards 2015-16 presented
Kerala Tourism presented the much-awaited ‘Kerala State Tourism Awards 2015-2016’...

Naveen’s simple living, high thinking mantra to BJD leaders

Naveen’s simple living, high thinking mantra to BJD leaders

BHUBANESWAR: Naveen’s simple living, high thinking mantra to BJD leaders
Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal president Naveen Patnaik today...

Opposition slams Naveen’s clarion call for regional parties to join hands

Opposition slams Naveen’s clarion call for regional parties to join hands

BHUBANESWAR: Opposition slams Naveen’s clarion call for regional parties to join hands
Even as the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) celebrated its...

Unique Heritage Cabinet in State soon to preserve relics, monuments

Unique Heritage Cabinet in State soon to preserve relics, monuments

BHUBANESWAR: Unique Heritage Cabinet in State soon to preserve relics, monuments
The Odisha government today decided to set up a unique...

No compromise with safety, security of citizens: Khurania

No compromise with safety, security of citizens: Khurania

BHUBANESWAR: No compromise with safety, security of citizens: Khurania
Twin City Police Commissioner Yogesh Bahadur Khurania today said under...

Sachivalaya Marg all set to become urban parkway of Bhubaneswar

Sachivalaya Marg all set to become urban parkway of Bhubaneswar

BHUBANESWAR: Sachivalaya Marg all set to become urban parkway of Bhubaneswar
Sachivalaya Marg, a prominent landmark in the city,...

Skin grafting surgery performed on Jaga

Skin grafting surgery performed on Jaga

New Delhi: Skin grafting surgery performed on Jaga
Doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS),...

JSPL completes 250 ton Basic Oxygen Furnace at Angul Plant

JSPL completes 250 ton Basic Oxygen Furnace at Angul Plant

Angul: JSPL completes 250 ton Basic Oxygen Furnace at Angul Plant
Naveen Jindal-promoted Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has successfully...

RSS doesn't play politics: Mohan Bhagwat

RSS doesn't play politics: Mohan Bhagwat

Angul: RSS doesn't play politics: Mohan Bhagwat
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat today said his...

BSE zonal office to shift to own new building

BSE zonal office to shift to own new building

Sambalpur: BSE zonal office to shift to own new building
More than four decades after it started functioning here in...

BJD set to slam Centre on Mahanadi, Polavaram, paddy support price issues

BJD set to slam Centre on Mahanadi, Polavaram, paddy support price issues

BHUBANESWAR: BJD set to slam Centre on Mahanadi, Polavaram, paddy support price issues
Mahanadi, Polavaram and Special Category State status will dominate...

Minor girl rescued from bore well hole

Minor girl rescued from bore well hole

Angul: Minor girl rescued from bore well hole
A two and half year old girl was rescued from...

SJTA seizes seven mobile phones from Srimandir visitors

SJTA seizes seven mobile phones from Srimandir visitors

Puri: SJTA seizes seven mobile phones from Srimandir visitors
As many as seven mobile phones were seized from visitors...

No compromise with Odisha's interest: Naveen

No compromise with Odisha's interest: Naveen

BHUBANESWAR: No compromise with Odisha's interest: Naveen
Asserting his government would make Odisha the number-one state in...

Odisha Cabinet meeting at Puri on Tuesday

Odisha Cabinet meeting at Puri on Tuesday

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Cabinet meeting at Puri on Tuesday
For the first time in the history of Odisha,...

JSPL gets Odisha Inc CSR Leadership Award

JSPL gets Odisha Inc CSR Leadership Award

BHUBANESWAR: JSPL gets Odisha Inc CSR Leadership Award
Naveen Jindal-promoted Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has been...

Naveen greets former PM Vajpayee

Naveen greets former PM Vajpayee

BHUBANESWAR: Naveen greets former PM Vajpayee
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik greeted former prime minister Atal Bihari...

Double whammy for Dama, removed from party posts too

Double whammy for Dama, removed from party posts too

BHUBANESWAR: Double whammy for Dama, removed from party posts too
Dr Damodar Rout, axed from the Cabinet of Chief...

Naveen dropped 44 ministers in 17 years

Naveen dropped 44 ministers in 17 years

BHUBANESWAR: Naveen dropped 44 ministers in 17 years
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has dropped as many as 44...

Take up soil, moisture conservation to increase green cover: CM to DFOs

Take up soil, moisture conservation to increase green cover: CM to DFOs

BHUBANESWAR: Take up soil, moisture conservation to increase green cover: CM to DFOs
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that for increasing the...

Complete Aadhaar enrolment of all children by 2018 March end: Centre asks Odisha Govt

Complete Aadhaar enrolment of all children by 2018 March end: Centre asks Odisha Govt

BHUBANESWAR: Complete Aadhaar enrolment of all children by 2018 March end: Centre asks Odisha Govt
Aadhaar enrolment for all the children in the State will...

Centre recognizes Odisha as “Champion State” for exports

Centre recognizes Odisha as “Champion State” for exports

BHUBANESWAR: Centre recognizes Odisha as “Champion State” for exports
The Union Government of India has recognised Odisha as “Champion...

TMC asks NHAI to expedite under-pass construction at Sikharpur, Balikuda

TMC asks NHAI to expedite under-pass construction at Sikharpur, Balikuda

Cuttack: TMC asks NHAI to expedite under-pass construction at Sikharpur, Balikuda
The Traffic Management Committee (TMC) has asked National Highway Authority...

CM flags off 24 new 108 Ambulances

CM flags off 24 new 108 Ambulances

BHUBANESWAR: CM flags off 24 new 108 Ambulances
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated as many 24 new...

Millet Mission Odisha bags SKOCH Award 2017

Millet Mission Odisha bags SKOCH Award 2017

BHUBANESWAR: Millet Mission Odisha bags SKOCH Award 2017
The Special Programme for Promotion of Millets in Tribal Areas...

Naveen assures Odisha Christians of fairness and justice

Naveen assures Odisha Christians of fairness and justice

BHUBANESWAR: Naveen assures Odisha Christians of fairness and justice
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today assured the Christian community in...

NALCO bags National Energy Conservation Award

NALCO bags National Energy Conservation Award

New Delhi: NALCO bags National Energy Conservation Award
The Smelter Plant of state-run National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO)...

Adani Dhamra Port awards Merit Scholarship for 2017-18

Adani Dhamra Port awards Merit Scholarship for 2017-18

Dhamra: Adani Dhamra Port awards Merit Scholarship for 2017-18
With an aim to help meritorious students getting higher education...

Priyanka to receive honorary doctorate at Bareilly University

Priyanka to receive honorary doctorate at Bareilly University

Mumbai: Priyanka to receive honorary doctorate at Bareilly University
Actor Priyanka Chopra will be honoured with a doctorate degree...

DCB Bank wins ‘Best SME Offering Private Sector Bank’ award

DCB Bank wins ‘Best SME Offering Private Sector Bank’ award

Mumbai: DCB Bank wins ‘Best SME Offering Private Sector Bank’ award
Pivate sector lender DCB Bank was adjudged the ‘Best SME...

'Kesari' could not happen with Salman: Akshay Kumar

'Kesari' could not happen with Salman: Akshay Kumar

Mumbai: 'Kesari' could not happen with Salman: Akshay Kumar
Salman Khan, who was on board as producer for...

Support for terrorism to be stopped: India at UN

Support for terrorism to be stopped: India at UN

United Nations: Support for terrorism to be stopped: India at UN
Expressing concern over the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan,...

Naveen sacks Agriculture Minister Dama from cabinet

Naveen sacks Agriculture Minister Dama from cabinet

Bhubaneswar: Naveen sacks Agriculture Minister Dama from cabinet
In a significant political development in State, Chief Minister...

India, China talk CBMs; seek peace at borders

India, China talk CBMs; seek peace at borders

New Delhi: India, China talk CBMs; seek peace at borders
India and China agreed today that pending the final resolution...

BJP Kendrapara District Committee expels senior leader Bijoy Mohapatra

BJP Kendrapara District Committee expels senior leader Bijoy Mohapatra

Bhubaneswar: BJP Kendrapara District Committee expels senior leader Bijoy Mohapatra
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Bijoy Mohapatra was today...

Digitizing Odisha still distant dream due to poor mobile coverage

Digitizing Odisha still distant dream due to poor mobile coverage

Bhubaneswar: Digitizing Odisha still distant dream due to poor mobile coverage
Even as there are talks of digitizing the country,...

Chief Secy stresses intensifying supervision to expedite house construction for poor in State

Chief Secy stresses intensifying supervision to expedite house construction for poor in State

Bhubaneswar: Chief Secy stresses intensifying supervision to expedite house construction for poor in State
Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today directed officials of State...

CM urged to develop Santali language in Odisha

CM urged to develop Santali language in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: CM urged to develop Santali language in Odisha
The Trustees and Members of Saarawna Trust placed 11 demands...

Debashish demands probe into chit fund accused’s entry into Barabati stadium

Debashish demands probe into chit fund accused’s entry into Barabati stadium

Cuttack: Debashish demands probe into chit fund accused’s entry into Barabati stadium
A day after a video showed chit-fund scam accused Subhankar...

HC grants bail to former AT Group Director

HC grants bail to former AT Group Director

Cuttack: HC grants bail to former AT Group Director
Former Director of ponzi firm Artha Tatwa (AT) Group Jagabandhu...

Self realization key to happiness, peaceful living says Sadhguru

Self realization key to happiness, peaceful living says Sadhguru

Bhubaneswar: Self realization key to happiness, peaceful living says Sadhguru
Self realization is the key to happy and peaceful living...

Combing operations intensified as Maoist posters found in Satkosia sanctuary

Combing operations intensified as Maoist posters found in Satkosia sanctuary

Bhubaneswar: Combing operations intensified as Maoist posters found in Satkosia sanctuary
Combing operations were today intensified by security forces after suspected...

Finance Deptt seeks suggestions for Annual Budget of 2018-19

Finance Deptt seeks suggestions for Annual Budget of 2018-19

Bhubaneswar: Finance Deptt seeks suggestions for Annual Budget of 2018-19
The State Finance Department has sought suggestions for the Annual...

31 fishermen arrested, vessels seized in Kendrapara Dist

31 fishermen arrested, vessels seized in Kendrapara Dist

Kendrapara: 31 fishermen arrested, vessels seized in Kendrapara Dist
Forest personnel have arrested 31 fishermen for carrying out unlawful...

Paddy procurement begins in Ganjam district

Paddy procurement begins in Ganjam district

Berhampur: Paddy procurement begins in Ganjam district
The process of paddy procurement has commenced in Ganjam district...

10,000 hectare of paddy crop affected due to unseasonal rains

10,000 hectare of paddy crop affected due to unseasonal rains

Bhubaneswar: 10,000 hectare of paddy crop affected due to unseasonal rains
Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Maheswar Mohanty today said paddy...

ICICI Bank launches fully paper-less and digital enrolment for NPS

ICICI Bank launches fully paper-less and digital enrolment for NPS

Mumbai: ICICI Bank launches fully paper-less and digital enrolment for NPS
Private sector lender ICICI Bank today announced the launch of...

Samsung launches world's biggest QLED curved monitor in India

Samsung launches world's biggest QLED curved monitor in India

New Delhi: Samsung launches world's biggest QLED curved monitor in India
Taking the gaming industry in India to a new level...

Honda, Bhubaneswar RTO modernise Traffic Training Park

Honda, Bhubaneswar RTO modernise Traffic Training Park

BHUBANESWAR: Honda, Bhubaneswar RTO modernise Traffic Training Park
Taking one step further in promotion of road safety in...

Green Trends Salon opens outlet in Berhampur

Green Trends Salon opens outlet in Berhampur

Berhampur: Green Trends Salon opens outlet in Berhampur
Green Trends Unisex Hair & Style Salon from the house...

An App to HopOn and Experience India

An App to HopOn and Experience India

Mumbai: An App to HopOn and Experience India
Marrying Digital India with Incredible India, a Mumbai-based start-up...

I was offered Rakesh Sharma biopic: Priyanka Chopra

I was offered Rakesh Sharma biopic: Priyanka Chopra

Mumbai: I was offered Rakesh Sharma biopic: Priyanka Chopra
Actor Priyanka Chopra says she was approached for the Rakesh...

RS proceedings disrupted over PM's remarks against Manmohan

RS proceedings disrupted over PM's remarks against Manmohan

New Delhi: RS proceedings disrupted over PM's remarks against Manmohan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks against his predecessor Manmohan Singh...

US Senate passes Donald Trump's tax reform bill

US Senate passes Donald Trump's tax reform bill

Washington: US Senate passes Donald Trump's tax reform bill
Senate Republicans today passed a sweeping overhaul of the US...

Naveen rules out anti-incumbency factor for BJD government in Odisha

Naveen rules out anti-incumbency factor for BJD government in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: Naveen rules out anti-incumbency factor for BJD government in Odisha
Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik...

Gujarat poll result revives hope of State Congress

Gujarat poll result revives hope of State Congress

BHUBANESWAR: Gujarat poll result revives hope of State Congress
The recent result of Assembly polls in Gujarat has revived...

Centre paying no heed to Odisha’s demand under PSF

Centre paying no heed to Odisha’s demand under PSF

BHUBANESWAR: Centre paying no heed to Odisha’s demand under PSF
Even as a Corpus Fund of Rs.500 crore is...

Central team to conduct FAQ analysis of calamity affected paddy in State

Central team to conduct FAQ analysis of calamity affected paddy in State

BHUBANESWAR: Central team to conduct FAQ analysis of calamity affected paddy in State
A team from the Centre along with officials from the...

CM launches free diagnostic services in public health facilities in State

CM launches free diagnostic services in public health facilities in State

BHUBANESWAR: CM launches free diagnostic services in public health facilities in State
The Odisha government today launched new schemes for providing better...

Chilika Lake soon to get World Heritage Site status

Chilika Lake soon to get World Heritage Site status

BHUBANESWAR: Chilika Lake soon to get World Heritage Site status
The largest brackish water lagoon of the country, Chilika...

OUIDF inks pact with Germany’s KfW for long term loan of 55 mn Euros

OUIDF inks pact with Germany’s KfW for long term loan of 55 mn Euros

BHUBANESWAR: OUIDF inks pact with Germany’s KfW for long term loan of 55 mn Euros
The Odisha Urban Infrastructure Development Fund (OUIDF) has entered into...

Online course on sand art to begin in March 2018

Online course on sand art to begin in March 2018

Puri: Online course on sand art to begin in March 2018
Give him sand and master artist Sudarshan Pattnaik can build...

Make-in-Odisha Conclave-2018 in Bhubaneswar to attract more investment

Make-in-Odisha Conclave-2018 in Bhubaneswar to attract more investment

BHUBANESWAR: Make-in-Odisha Conclave-2018 in Bhubaneswar to attract more investment
In a bid to attract more investments, the State...

Duped investors cheated again by ponzi firm

Duped investors cheated again by ponzi firm

Cuttack: Duped investors cheated again by ponzi firm
Duped investors of a ponzi firm AM Fund Managers had...

Seashore CMD Prashant Dash gets bail in 3 chit fund cases

Seashore CMD Prashant Dash gets bail in 3 chit fund cases

Cuttack: Seashore CMD Prashant Dash gets bail in 3 chit fund cases
The Orissa High Court today granted bail to Prashant Dash...

DQ row: State govt for criminal proceedings against defaulters

DQ row: State govt for criminal proceedings against defaulters

BHUBANESWAR: DQ row: State govt for criminal proceedings against defaulters
The State government today decided to initiate criminal proceedings against...

Srimandir Nata Mandap develops cracks, HC informed

Srimandir Nata Mandap develops cracks, HC informed

Cuttack: Srimandir Nata Mandap develops cracks, HC informed
The beam of Nata Mandap (audience hall) of the 12th-century...

Maoists kill tribal youth in Malkangiri

Maoists kill tribal youth in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Maoists kill tribal youth in Malkangiri
Maoists killed a tribal youth in Malkangiri district suspecting him...

Entry of smartphones in Srimandir will be banned from Jan 1, 2018

Entry of smartphones in Srimandir will be banned from Jan 1, 2018

Puri: Entry of smartphones in Srimandir will be banned from Jan 1, 2018
Entry of smartphones will be completely banned in Sri Jagannath...

Govt imposes restrictions on entry of devotees to Jagannath temple

Govt imposes restrictions on entry of devotees to Jagannath temple

BHUBANESWAR: Govt imposes restrictions on entry of devotees to Jagannath temple
Odisha government has imposed restriction on the entry of devotees...

MSME Minister Samal invites start-ups to set up biz in State

MSME Minister Samal invites start-ups to set up biz in State

BHUBANESWAR: MSME Minister Samal invites start-ups to set up biz in State
State MSME, W&CD and SSEPD Minister Prafulla Samal today...

ECoREA for implementation of Rly safety recommendations

ECoREA for implementation of Rly safety recommendations

BHUBANESWAR: ECoREA for implementation of Rly safety recommendations
East Coast Railway Engineers Association (ECoREA) staged dharna in front...

Swachhta Pakhwada kicks off with host of activities by NALCO

Swachhta Pakhwada kicks off with host of activities by NALCO

BHUBANESWAR: Swachhta Pakhwada kicks off with host of activities by NALCO
With a view to make the Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan a...

PPT to undertake dredging of Fishery Harbour mouth

PPT to undertake dredging of Fishery Harbour mouth

Paradip: PPT to undertake dredging of Fishery Harbour mouth
Paradip Port Trust (PPT) Board has decided to undertake dredging...

Shishu Bhawan docs worried over unstable condition of Nayagarh conjoined twin sisters

Shishu Bhawan docs worried over unstable condition of Nayagarh conjoined twin sisters

Cuttack: Shishu Bhawan docs worried over unstable condition of Nayagarh conjoined twin sisters
With no improvement yet in the health condition of the...

Company Secretaries play pivotal role in dynamic corporate environment: Justice Mukhopadhyay

Company Secretaries play pivotal role in dynamic corporate environment: Justice Mukhopadhyay

BHUBANESWAR: Company Secretaries play pivotal role in dynamic corporate environment: Justice Mukhopadhyay
“Company Secretaries play a pivotal role in today’s dynamic corporate...

Pradhan inaugurates Eastern India's first CNG stations

Pradhan inaugurates Eastern India's first CNG stations

Bhubaneswar: Pradhan inaugurates Eastern India's first CNG stations
Petroleum & Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated eastern India's...

Modi taking India back to medieval past: Rahul

Modi taking India back to medieval past: Rahul

New Delhi: Modi taking India back to medieval past: Rahul
Soon after taking up the Congress baton today, Rahul...

US may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working

US may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working

Washington: US may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working
The Trump administration is considering revoking an Obama-era rule that...

Big B completes 'Thugs of Hindostan' Thailand schedule

Big B completes 'Thugs of Hindostan' Thailand schedule

Mumbai: Big B completes 'Thugs of Hindostan' Thailand schedule
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is ready to head home after wrapping...

Commission raises question on role of local leaders, political parties & NGOs

Commission raises question on role of local leaders, political parties & NGOs

BHUBANESWAR: Commission raises question on role of local leaders, political parties & NGOs
Justice P K Mohanty Commission of Inquiry on the 2006...

BJD set to raise Mahanadi, Polavaram issues in Parliament

BJD set to raise Mahanadi, Polavaram issues in Parliament

BHUBANESWAR: BJD set to raise Mahanadi, Polavaram issues in Parliament
The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD)today announced its decision to...

Centre prepares draft guideline for ground water regulation, conservation

Centre prepares draft guideline for ground water regulation, conservation

BHUBANESWAR: Centre prepares draft guideline for ground water regulation, conservation
The Union Government has hinted about state governments playing a...

Winter session of Odisha Assembly ends 13 days ahead of schedule

Winter session of Odisha Assembly ends 13 days ahead of schedule

BHUBANESWAR: Winter session of Odisha Assembly ends 13 days ahead of schedule
The winter session of the Odisha Assembly was today adjourned...

BJD Govt encouraged illegal mining in State, alleges BJP

BJD Govt encouraged illegal mining in State, alleges BJP

BHUBANESWAR: BJD Govt encouraged illegal mining in State, alleges BJP
State BJP today alleged a nexus between mining mafia and...

Toilet soon for transgenders in Biju Patnaik Park

Toilet soon for transgenders in Biju Patnaik Park

BHUBANESWAR: Toilet soon for transgenders in Biju Patnaik Park
The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) is going to construct the...

Govt committed to develop super-speciality health care in State: CM

Govt committed to develop super-speciality health care in State: CM

BHUBANESWAR: Govt committed to develop super-speciality health care in State: CM
The State government is committed to develop super-speciality health care...

RSP records highest ever hot metal prodn on single day with two blast furnaces

RSP records highest ever hot metal prodn on single day with two blast furnaces

Rourkela: RSP records highest ever hot metal prodn on single day with two blast furnaces
Blast Furnace - 4 and 5 of Rourkela Steel Plant...

Odisha's fiscal performance shows upward trend

Odisha's fiscal performance shows upward trend

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha's fiscal performance shows upward trend
Odisha's total budget utilisation has reported over 16 per cent...

Four Russian nationals detained for flying drone over Jagannath Temple

Four Russian nationals detained for flying drone over Jagannath Temple

Puri: Four Russian nationals detained for flying drone over Jagannath Temple
Four Russian Nationals including two women were detained by Singhadwara...

CAP accreditation for MedGenome

CAP accreditation for MedGenome

BHUBANESWAR: CAP accreditation for MedGenome
MedGenome, India’s market leader in genetic diagnostics, today...

JCB India showcases backhoe loader with AMT feature at Excon 2017

JCB India showcases backhoe loader with AMT feature at Excon 2017

Bengaluru: JCB India showcases backhoe loader with AMT feature at Excon 2017
JCB India introduced first backhoe loader with five world’s first...

Total launches lubes for motorcycles

Total launches lubes for motorcycles

Mumbai: Total launches lubes for motorcycles
Total Oil India, a part of the French oil...

MFIN launches employee bureau in association with Equifax

MFIN launches employee bureau in association with Equifax

New Delhi: MFIN launches employee bureau in association with Equifax
In a bid to address the amorphous structure of employees...

Auto Expo - The Motor Show 2018 starts online ticket booking from today

Auto Expo - The Motor Show 2018 starts online ticket booking from today

New Delhi: Auto Expo - The Motor Show 2018 starts online ticket booking from today
Organizers of India’s largest biennial auto show ‘Auto Expo –...

Volkswagen Group honours 46 of its best apprentices worldwide

Volkswagen Group honours 46 of its best apprentices worldwide

Pune/Bhubaneswar: Volkswagen Group honours 46 of its best apprentices worldwide
The Volkswagen Group has presented its ‘Best Apprentice Awards 2017’...

India ranks 109th in mobile net speed, 76th in Broadband: Ookla

India ranks 109th in mobile net speed, 76th in Broadband: Ookla

New Delhi: India ranks 109th in mobile net speed, 76th in Broadband: Ookla
India is ranked 109th in the mobile Internet speed while...

Acer introduces India’s first Windows Mixed Reality headset

Acer introduces India’s first Windows Mixed Reality headset

Bengaluru: Acer introduces India’s first Windows Mixed Reality headset
Global PC maker Acer on December 9 launched a Windows...

Pearl Academy’s School of Media offers specialised programs in journalism, entertainment

Pearl Academy’s School of Media offers specialised programs in journalism, entertainment

New Delhi: Pearl Academy’s School of Media offers specialised programs in journalism, entertainment
With an aim to address the fast-growing media and entertainment...

Ashok Leyland rolls out light commercial vehicle 'DOST+'

Ashok Leyland rolls out light commercial vehicle 'DOST+'

Bhubaneswar: Ashok Leyland rolls out light commercial vehicle 'DOST+'
Truck and bus maker Ashok Leyland launched a new light...

Nokia 2 launched in Odisha for Rs 6,999

Nokia 2 launched in Odisha for Rs 6,999

Bhubaneswar: Nokia 2 launched in Odisha for Rs 6,999
HMD Global, which owns the rights to use Nokia...

CM inaugurates Purvasha Folk & Tribal Art Museum

CM inaugurates Purvasha Folk & Tribal Art Museum

Bhubaneswar: CM inaugurates Purvasha Folk & Tribal Art Museum
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated Purvasha Folk and Tribal...

Substantial improvement in LWE scenario in State, asserts CM

Substantial improvement in LWE scenario in State, asserts CM

Bhubaneswar: Substantial improvement in LWE scenario in State, asserts CM
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said there has been a...

State Assembly adjourned over farmer suicides, Polavaram project issues

State Assembly adjourned over farmer suicides, Polavaram project issues

Bhubaneswar: State Assembly adjourned over farmer suicides, Polavaram project issues
The Odisha Assembly was adjourned twice today during the pre-lunch...

Odisha Govt readies men, machine as depression triggers rain in State

Odisha Govt readies men, machine as depression triggers rain in State

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Govt readies men, machine as depression triggers rain in State
The State government today directed collectors to remain alert and...

Govt begins exercise to meet 15th Finance Commission requirements

Govt begins exercise to meet 15th Finance Commission requirements

Bhubaneswar: Govt begins exercise to meet 15th Finance Commission requirements
State Government has started the exercise to meet the requirements...

Space gives a sense of humbleness, spirituality: NASA Astronaut Fischer

Space gives a sense of humbleness, spirituality: NASA Astronaut Fischer

Bhubaneswar: Space gives a sense of humbleness, spirituality: NASA Astronaut Fischer
“Space gives a sense of humbleness and spirituality”, said...

OHRC seeks report from DCP over DAV student’s suicide

OHRC seeks report from DCP over DAV student’s suicide

Bhubaneswar: OHRC seeks report from DCP over DAV student’s suicide
DCP Satyabrata Bhoi was today directed to submit the probe...

Petroleum Ministry for random checking of fuel stations in State for petrol theft

Petroleum Ministry for random checking of fuel stations in State for petrol theft

Bhubaneswar: Petroleum Ministry for random checking of fuel stations in State for petrol theft
The Petroleum Ministry has suggested to State government to make...

Cong, BJP question delay in Lokayukta appointment

Cong, BJP question delay in Lokayukta appointment

Bhubaneswar: Cong, BJP question delay in Lokayukta appointment
Opposition Congress and the BJP today criticised Odisha Chief Minister...

State govt identifies land for proposed Greenfield airport

State govt identifies land for proposed Greenfield airport

Bhubaneswar: State govt identifies land for proposed Greenfield airport
The State government has identified around 1,200-1,500 acre...

Second phase of State Climate Change Action Plan to be ready by March

Second phase of State Climate Change Action Plan to be ready by March

Bhubaneswar: Second phase of State Climate Change Action Plan to be ready by March
State government will finalize the second phase of the Climate...

State truckers to go on indefinite stir from Dec 15

State truckers to go on indefinite stir from Dec 15

Bhubaneswar: State truckers to go on indefinite stir from Dec 15
Truckers in the State have decided to go on an...

BMC considering to shift dharna venue in State capital

BMC considering to shift dharna venue in State capital

Bhubaneswar: BMC considering to shift dharna venue in State capital
Aimed at providing respite to State capital residents from everyday...

Rabi Singh wins Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman

Rabi Singh wins Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman

Bhubaneswar: Rabi Singh wins Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman
Eminent poet Rabi Singh has been named the winner of...

Uproar in State Assembly over Mahanadi dispute

Uproar in State Assembly over Mahanadi dispute

BHUBANESWAR: Uproar in State Assembly over Mahanadi dispute
The State Assembly today witnessed repeated adjournments as members of...

CS urges Centre to expedite AIIMS centre in Balasore

CS urges Centre to expedite AIIMS centre in Balasore

BHUBANESWAR: CS urges Centre to expedite AIIMS centre in Balasore
Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi has urged the Union Government...

Naveen pitches for NSAP pension disbursement in cash

Naveen pitches for NSAP pension disbursement in cash

BHUBANESWAR: Naveen pitches for NSAP pension disbursement in cash
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged the Centre to release...

No decision taken to collect fees from demonstrators: BMC Commissioner

No decision taken to collect fees from demonstrators: BMC Commissioner

BHUBANESWAR: No decision taken to collect fees from demonstrators: BMC Commissioner
A day after Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Mayor Ananta Narayan...

BDA to develop two rental housing complexes for construction workers

BDA to develop two rental housing complexes for construction workers

BHUBANESWAR: BDA to develop two rental housing complexes for construction workers
Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) is planning to construct two rental...

Heavy rains likely in Odisha from Friday

Heavy rains likely in Odisha from Friday

BHUBANESWAR: Heavy rains likely in Odisha from Friday
More than ten districts of Odisha are likely to be...

BJD, BJP indulge in slugfest over Brahmani bridge construction

BJD, BJP indulge in slugfest over Brahmani bridge construction

BHUBANESWAR: BJD, BJP indulge in slugfest over Brahmani bridge construction
The BJP, BJD slugfest over second bridge over Brahmani...

Justice Das panel submits second report on Srimandir reforms to govt

Justice Das panel submits second report on Srimandir reforms to govt

Puri: Justice Das panel submits second report on Srimandir reforms to govt
Justice BP Das Commission of Inquiry, formed for suggesting...

Coast guard nabs 39 for unlawful fishing in turtle sanctuary

Coast guard nabs 39 for unlawful fishing in turtle sanctuary

Kendrapara: Coast guard nabs 39 for unlawful fishing in turtle sanctuary
Coast guard personnel have arrested 39 fishermen for alleged unlawful...

State govt instructed to rework penalties for miners

State govt instructed to rework penalties for miners

BHUBANESWAR: State govt instructed to rework penalties for miners
The State government has been instructed by the Central Empowered...

Three felicitated in Odisha for helping accident victims

Three felicitated in Odisha for helping accident victims

Kendrapara: Three felicitated in Odisha for helping accident victims
Police today felicitated three people of Jagatsinghpur district for coming...

BJD, Cong rue Nabarangpur’s exclusion from Centre’s New India Mission 2022

BJD, Cong rue Nabarangpur’s exclusion from Centre’s New India Mission 2022

Nabarangpur: BJD, Cong rue Nabarangpur’s exclusion from Centre’s New India Mission 2022
The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Congress have demanded...

Three members of a family die of suspected food poisoning

Three members of a family die of suspected food poisoning

Berhampur: Three members of a family die of suspected food poisoning
Three members of a family died of suspected food poisoning...

Essar Ports terminal posts 20pc rise in cargo handling

Essar Ports terminal posts 20pc rise in cargo handling

BHUBANESWAR: Essar Ports terminal posts 20pc rise in cargo handling
Essar Ports' Bulk Terminal in Paradip has achieved an average...

Emami Agro takes Inland waterways route to connect NE

Emami Agro takes Inland waterways route to connect NE

BHUBANESWAR: Emami Agro takes Inland waterways route to connect NE
Emami Agrotech Ltd has taken up the multi-modal transportation route...

Emami acquires 30 pc stake in Helios Lifestyle

Emami acquires 30 pc stake in Helios Lifestyle

BHUBANESWAR: Emami acquires 30 pc stake in Helios Lifestyle
Kolkata-based FMCG company Emami Ltd has acquired 30 per cent...

No evidence to support case of fraud against Mallya, says defence team

No evidence to support case of fraud against Mallya, says defence team

London: No evidence to support case of fraud against Mallya, says defence team
Vijay Mallya's defence team today argued that there was no...

Rahul Gandhi set to be next Congress president

Rahul Gandhi set to be next Congress president

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi set to be next Congress president
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi was all set to become...

Ruckus in State Assembly over Gangadhar Meher irrigation project

Ruckus in State Assembly over Gangadhar Meher irrigation project

BHUBANESWAR: Ruckus in State Assembly over Gangadhar Meher irrigation project
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today denied opposition BJP's accusation that...

CM directs Collectors to stay alert, ensure safety of harvested paddy crops

CM directs Collectors to stay alert, ensure safety of harvested paddy crops

BHUBANESWAR: CM directs Collectors to stay alert, ensure safety of harvested paddy crops
The district collectors were today directed by Chief Minister Naveen...

Dist Admins encounter difficulties in Agri Input Subsidy disbursement

Dist Admins encounter difficulties in Agri Input Subsidy disbursement

BHUBANESWAR: Dist Admins encounter difficulties in Agri Input Subsidy disbursement
Even as the State Government directed the District Administrations to...

Govt asks DMs to complete disbursement of crop loss compensation by December 15

Govt asks DMs to complete disbursement of crop loss compensation by December 15

BHUBANESWAR: Govt asks DMs to complete disbursement of crop loss compensation by December 15
State government has directed District Magistrates (DMs) to complete disbursement...

Three more farmers commit suicide over crop loss, debt

Three more farmers commit suicide over crop loss, debt

BHUBANESWAR: Three more farmers commit suicide over crop loss, debt
Even as the State Revenue Minister directed officials to expedite...

Four MoUs inked with reputed institutions for better delivery of health care services

Four MoUs inked with reputed institutions for better delivery of health care services

BHUBANESWAR: Four MoUs inked with reputed institutions for better delivery of health care services
The State government today inked as many as four MoUs...

Probe team submits SCB Chlorine gas leak mishap report to State government

Probe team submits SCB Chlorine gas leak mishap report to State government

Cuttack: Probe team submits SCB Chlorine gas leak mishap report to State government
The six-member joint administrative enquiry committee which was probing the...

Heavy rainfall warning in Odisha

Heavy rainfall warning in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: Heavy rainfall warning in Odisha
The meteorological centre today warned of heavy rainfall in Odisha...

Girl student’s suicide: Autopsy confirms death caused by ‘suffocation due to hanging’

Girl student’s suicide: Autopsy confirms death caused by ‘suffocation due to hanging’

BHUBANESWAR: Girl student’s suicide: Autopsy confirms death caused by ‘suffocation due to hanging’
The post mortem report conducted on Tanya Banerjee, a...

VHP observes 12-hour bandh in Kandhamal district

VHP observes 12-hour bandh in Kandhamal district

Kamdhamal: VHP observes 12-hour bandh in Kandhamal district
A 12-hour bandh was today observed by Vishwa Hindu Parishad...

CM lauds Sudarsan for conducting International Sand Art Festival

CM lauds Sudarsan for conducting International Sand Art Festival

BHUBANESWAR: CM lauds Sudarsan for conducting International Sand Art Festival
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today congratulated internationally acclaimed sand artist...

ICSI launches 100 per cent fee refund scheme for meritorious, economically backward students

ICSI launches 100 per cent fee refund scheme for meritorious, economically backward students

BHUBANESWAR: ICSI launches 100 per cent fee refund scheme for meritorious, economically backward students
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has launched...

Safal launches free delivery, health check-ups for elderly

Safal launches free delivery, health check-ups for elderly

BHUBANESWAR: Safal launches free delivery, health check-ups for elderly
Mother Dairy Fruit and Vegetable Pvt Ltd (MDFVPL), which...

Tenth Planet Group recognized as the “BEST MICE START UP”

Tenth Planet Group recognized as the “BEST MICE START UP”

BHUBANESWAR: Tenth Planet Group recognized as the “BEST MICE START UP”
Tenth Planet Group, one of the leading corporate Travel...

Editorial

Précis 2017
From asking his party men to ‘live a simple life and serve the people’ to taunting the BJP for its ‘crocodile tears’, Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has not only become politically invincible, he seems to be so in the coming years too.

National

* India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile

International

* Support for terrorism to be stopped: India at UN

Business

* Dalmia DSP launches new TV campaign

Entertainment

* Sudhir Mishra's 'Daasdev' set to arrive on February 16

Interview

* “Nalco to invest Rs 35,000 cr in Odisha, good governance key to company’s success”

Leisure

* Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Literary Meet from Jan 11
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