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Minister seeks direct flight between Bhubaneswar and Dubai
Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (IANS) Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday requested the Centre for a direct flight between Bhubaneswar and Dubai.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
ISL newbies Odisha FC unveil official logo
Bhubaneswar, Sep 15 (IANS) Odisha FC, the franchise which replaces Delhi Dynamos in the upcoming edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), on Sunday tweeted a video to unveil its official logo.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Odisha CM to police: Work for people or face action
Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday asked the heads of all police stations to work for the people or face action. He said the police officials doing good work will get appreciation and those who are not will face action.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Leaders must lead by example, says Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said people's representatives must lead by example in public life.
2019-09-13
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Odisha to develop mobile app for treating retarded children
Bhubaneswar, Sep 12 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday said that a mobile app will be developed for the treatment of mentally retarded children in the state.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Odisha to take call on MV Act after examining other states
Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) The Odisha government said on Wednesday that it will take a call on reducing the quantum of penalty for violations under the amended Motor Vehicles Act after examining the notifications of other states.
2019-09-11
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Man gets death sentence for raping minor in Odisha
Jagatsinghpur, Sep 10 (IANS) A POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) court in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district on Tuesday awarded death sentence to a person for raping and murdering a minor girl last year.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anupriya becomes first pilot from Maoist-hit Malkangiri
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) A feat that is sure to inspire many young girls, 27 year old Anupriya Lakra, a tribal girl from Odisha's Maoist-affected Malkangiri district, has proved that the sky is not the limit as she became the first female pilot from this backward region.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society
Anupriya becomes first pilot from Maoist-hit Malkangiri
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) A feat that is sure to inspire many young girls, 27 year old Anupriya Lakra, a tribal girl from Odisha's Maoist-affected Malkangiri district, has proved that the sky is not the limit as she became the first female pilot from this backward region.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society
Odisha journalist Dillip Satpathy passes away
Bhubaneswar, Sep 9 (IANS) Senior Odisha journalist and resident editor of English daily Business Standard (Bhubaneswar edition), Dillip Satpathy passed away here on late Sunday. He was 56.
2019-09-09
Category: India, Orissa,National,Media
MLA goes to sensitise traffic rules, fined for illegal parking
Bhubaneswar, Sep 8 (IANS) A legislator from ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) was fined Rs 500 for violating traffic rule in the capital city of Odisha. Bhubaneswar MLA Ananta Narayan Jena was fined for parking his car illegally at a no-parking zone near AG Square here.
2019-09-08
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Jindal seeks raw material security for Odisha steel plants
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) Chairman Naveen Jindal on Saturday requested the Odisha government to ensure raw material security for steel plants in the state.
2019-09-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy
Union Minister Sarangi appears in court in SC/ST cases
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) Union MSME Minister Pratap Sarangi on Friday appeared before a special court here in connection with two cases filed under the SC/ST (prevention of atrocity) Act, said sources.
2019-09-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Odisha govt eases PUC check for for one month
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) The Odisha government here on Friday delayed implementation of the Pollution Under Control (PUC) certification, under the amended Motor Vehicle Act 2019, for one month.
2019-09-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Odisha auto-rickshaw driver fined Rs 47,500 under MV Act
Bhubaneswar, Sep 4 (IANS) An auto-rickshaw driver in Bhubaneswar was, on Wednesday, fined a whopping Rs 47,500 for violating a slew of traffic rules under the Motor Vehicles Amendment Act 2019.
2019-09-04
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bhubaneswar gets provisional nod for 2020 FIFA U-17 Women's WC
Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Bhubaneswar on Tuesday became the first venue to receive a provisional clearance to host the FIFA U-17 Womens World Cup India 2020. The local organising committee confirmed the city as a provisional venue for the prestigious event next year.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
'One nation, one ration card' in Odisha from Sept 1
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to implement the Centre's 'one nation, one ration card' programme from September 1.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Odisha govt abolishes Guard of Honour for CM, ministers
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) The Odisha government on Wednesday abolished the practice of according Guard of Honor and House Guard to Chief Minister, ministers and other government officials.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Odisha collectors told to be ready for possible floods
Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 (IANS) With Odisha witnessing heavy rainfall, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Monday asked the district collectors to remain prepared for a possible flood situation.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Fulfilling IPS dream, UP man battling Maoists in Dantewada
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), Aug 12 (IANS) The three stars that sit pretty along with the 'IPS' shoulder badge of Chhattisgarh cadre officer Suraj Singh Parihar have a long tale to tell. The Uttar Pradesh man, who is at the forefront of the battle against Maoists, however, crisply says: "IPS is not a job, it is a service."
2019-08-12
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security
Odisha CM condoles Sushma Swaraj's demise
Bhubaneswar, Aug 7 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday condoled the death of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
2019-08-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Odisha DGP Sharma to be new member of Lokayukta
Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) Director General of Police (DGP) Rajendra Prasad Sharma has been selected as the new member of Odisha Lokayukta and Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal has approved his name.
2019-08-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Odisha BJP MLA apologises for remark against Muslim women
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) deputy leader in Odisha Assembly Bishnu Charan Sethi on Friday expressed regret over his controversial remark against Muslim women.
2019-08-02
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Odisha govt extends tenure of chit fund inquiry commission
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) The Odisha government has extended the tenure of the Justice M.M. Das Commission inquiring into the chit fund scam for six months, said an official on Friday.
2019-08-02
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha receives 17.7% deficit rainfall in June-July
Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) Odisha has received 17.7 per cent deficit rainfall in the months of June and July, said an official of Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) on Thursday.
2019-08-01
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Odisha raised Rs 5,571 cr VAT from petrol, diesel in 2018-19
Bhubaneswar, July 31 (IANS) The Odisha government has collected Rs 5,571.34 crore Value Added Tax (VAT) from petrol and diesel in the financial year 2018-19, said a Minister on Wednesday.
2019-07-31
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Deer most hunted animal in Odisha: minister
Bhubaneswar, July 30 (IANS) Deer is the most hunted wild animal in Odisha as a total of 106 deer of different species have been killed in the last three years, the state government said on Tuesday.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Odisha Rasagola' gets GI tag in battle with Bengal
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) Rasagola, the sweet delicacy of Odisha, got the Geographical Indication (GI) tag on Monday, signalling the end of the bitter battle with West Bengal over the origin of the famous Indian sweet.
2019-07-29
Category: India, Orissa,National,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sand artist Sudarsan wins People's Choice award in US
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) Renowned sand artist from Odisha, Sudarsan Pattnaik, has won the People's Choice Prize at International Sand Sculpting Championship 2019 held in Boston city of the US.
2019-07-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Art/Culture/Books
MCL coal mine manager suspended over mishap in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 27 (IANS) Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) Chairman-cum-Managing Director B.N. Shukla suspended V.K. Singh, manager of Bharatpur open cast mine project in Talcher coalfields, on Saturday for his alleged negligence leading to a fatal accident in the mine in Odisha, the company said in a statement.
2019-07-27
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJD wins Patkura Assembly seat in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Wednesday won the Patkura Assembly seat, defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by 17,920 votes.
2019-07-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
1 killed, 3 feared trapped in MCL coal mine in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) A coal miner has been killed and three are feared trapped after a dump slide at an open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. (MCL) in Odisha's Talcher, said an official on Wednesday.
2019-07-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Four workers feared trapped in MCL coal mine in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) At least four workers are feared trapped while nine have been injured in a landslide at an open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) in Odisha's Talcher, said an official on Wednesday.
2019-07-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Opposition demands CM's resignation over rapes of minor girls in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 22 (IANS) Cases of rape of minor girls and missing children rocked the Odisha Assembly on Monday as the opposition demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the issue.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
CTTF chairman Vivek Kohli unveils expansion plans
Cuttack, July 21 (IANS) The newly-elected chairman of the Commonwealth Table Tennis Federation (CTTF), Vivek Kohli, spelt out his plans to expand the CTTF activities soon after taking charge.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Sathiyan, Archana win mixed gold; Sharath stunned in quarters
Cuttack, July 21 (IANS) Indian mixed doubles pair of G. Sathiyan and Archana Kamath defeated Singapore duo Peng Yu En Koen and Goi Rui Xuan 3-0 at the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships to win the gold at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Sunday.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Pradhan seeks independent trains connecting Kalahandi with Odisha capital
Bhubaneswar, July 19 (IANS) Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to run two independent trains -- Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur and Bhubaneswar-Junagarh -- for the convenience of the people in Odisha's Kalahandi.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
New sports policy to come up in Odisha: Minister
Bhubaneswar, July 19 (IANS) A new sports policy will be introduced in Odisha soon, said state Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Sports
Manika Batra withdraws from individual events of Commonwealth TT Championships
Cuttack, July 19 (IANS) Star Indian paddler Manika Batra has withdrawn from all individual events of the ongoing Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships citing ill health. The 24-year-old, alongwith Sharath Kamal led the Indian contingent in the tournament, and a redraw of the women's singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles will be required because of her withdrawal.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Action against 836 officers in housing scam in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) Action has been taken against 836 officers for their alleged involvement in corruption under various housing schemes in Odisha in last two years, said a minister on Tuesday.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ghana, Guyana, Pakistan withdraw from Commonwealth TT
Cuttack, July 15 (IANS) With less than 48 hours to go for the opening of the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here, the number of participating countries has come down to 12 apiece in both men's and women's section which will vie for the coveted Host Associations Cup and India Cup, respectively.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Naveen seeks performance report from party MPs
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday asked his party MPs to submit reports of their performance in the Parliament and on the steps taken by them to resolve issues in their respective constituencies every two months starting August.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Land problem delaying Odisha rail projects: Railway Board chief
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) Land acquisition is the main reason for the slow progress of ongoing railway projects in Odisha, Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav said on Sunday.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Formidable Sharath and party favourites for team title
Cuttack, July 14 (IANS) A strong Indian contingent, led by experienced A. Sharath Kamal, would be gunning for the Home Associations Cup in men section when the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships gets underway at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here from Wednesday.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Odisha seeks inclusion of two places in iconic tourist sites
Bhubaneswar, July 10 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday requested Union tourism minister Prahalad Singh Patel to include at least two tourist places of importance from the state in the list of iconic tourist sites to be developed by the Centre.
2019-07-10
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Religion
Odisha gets highest ever allocation in railway sector
Bhubaneswar, July 10 (IANS) Odisha has received its highest ever allocation of Rs 5,993 crore in the railway sector in the Union Budget for 2019-20, an official said on Wednesday.
2019-07-10
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Odisha govt to form new health policy to doctors' brain drain
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) The Odisha government will form a new health policy to stop the brain drain of doctors and address the shortage of doctors in the state, state Health Minister Naba Kishore Das said on Sunday.
2019-07-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
BJP sets 50 lakh membership target in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has set a target to enrol 50 lakh members as it launched its membership drive on Saturday.
2019-07-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Pregnancy of tribal girls in Bhubaneswar hostels rocks Odisha Assembly
Bhubaneswar, July 2 (IANS) The Odisha Assembly on Tuesday witnessed unruly scenes as Congress members created an uproar over the pregnancy of tribal girls in a government-run SC/ST residential school in Bhubaneswar. The House also saw a 10-minute adjournment.
2019-07-02
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Odisha inks MoU to host 21st Commonwealth TT C'ships
Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for hosting the upcoming 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis (TT) Championships.
2019-07-01
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Sports