Monday, May 29, 2017
:: CM demands daily AC train between Puri/Khurda Road, Mumbai :: BJD rubbishes Opposition allegation on Govt’s failure in irrigation sector :: Nearly nine per cent growth in tourist arrival in Odisha :: IT export from State rises to Rs 3,400 crore in seven years
EDITORIAL
Benefit Odisha
As the NDA government at centre completes three years in office, it is time to analyze how far Odisha has benefitted in these years. How has been the State treated by the centre, how much money has come in comparison to the UPA government and what has been the centre-state relation?
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LEISURE
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INTERVIEW
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ODISHA NEWS
BJD supremo asks party youths to be tech-savvy
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked the youth wing of his party to become tech-savvy and more active in social media to connect with the people.
BJD rubbishes Opposition allegation on Govt’s failure in irrigation sector
Ruling BJD today rubbished the allegation of Opposition Congress and BJP that the State government has utterly failed in providing irrigation facility to farmers in State.
IT export from State rises to Rs 3,400 crore in seven years
IT export from Odisha went up to Rs 3,400 crore in the last seven years in the State. The sector also witnessed a quantum leap in terms of employment generation from 1,500 professionals in the year 2000 to 17,000 in 2017.
Sunstroke toll mount to 12, IMD predicts rain due to depression
Sunstroke toll climbed to 12 in Odisha today even as rains triggered by a depression over the Bay of Bengal and a nor'wester in some areas brought respite from scorching heat.
CM demands daily AC train between Puri/Khurda Road, Mumbai
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to take quick steps to introduce a daily AC express train service between Mumbai and Puri/Khurda Road via Sambalpur and increase the frequency of the existing weekly trains so as to cover all days of the week.
Nearly nine per cent growth in tourist arrival in Odisha
Over Rs 258 crore was spent in last three years to boost tourism infrastructure in Odisha where foreign tourist arrival jumped by 14 per cent and that of overall visitors by 9 per cent during the period.
Bhubaneswar major sports destination on world map
Bhubaneswar has emerged as a major sports destination on the world map through the initiative taken by the government in the last few years, said State Electronics and Information Technology and Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Chandra Sarathi Behera.
Odisha govt to open three new cyber police stations
Official sources said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who is also in-charge of the home department, approved a proposal in this regard and creation of 33 posts to man the upcoming three cyber police stations.
Three from State chosen for Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
Odissi guru Ratikant Mohapatra, theatre director Satyabrata Rout and Pala singer Laxmidhar Rout have been selected for the prestigious Kendra Sangeet Natak Akademi Samman.
Centre yet to decide on DWR facility at Balasore to predict storm surge
Even though the Probable Maximum Storm Surge (PMSS) is the highest on the Balasore coast and the area is cyclone prone, the Union Government is still undecided over setting up of a Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) Station at Balasore causing concern for the State government.

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INTERNATIONAL
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BUSINESS
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ENTERTAINMENT
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