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Naveen’s Pic At Vaccination Sites Indicates BJD’s ‘Insecurity And Narrow-Mindedness’, Says Aparajita; BJD Hits Back

The poster war between BJP and BJD at Covid vaccination centres across Odisha took a new turn today after BJP MP and party national spokesperson Aparajita Sarangi targeted the BJD-led State government over display of only Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s photographs on banners at vaccination sites.

Odisha Demands Long-Term Solutions To Cyclone As PM Modi Holds Yaas Review
Odisha Demands Long-Term Solutions To Cyclone As PM Modi Holds Yaas Review

Odisha government today sought central assistance to strengthen the infrastructure for a long-term solution to natural disasters especially tropical cyclones during a review meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here over damages caused by Cyclone ‘Yaas’ that battered north Odisha two days ago. 

Covid-19 Review: Odisha CM Naveen Stresses On Timely Supply Of Oxygen, Medicines
Odisha CM Announces Working Journalists As Frontline Covid Warriors

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday declared all the working journalists in the State as frontline Covid warriors. The decision will benefit 6944 working journalists of the State.…

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Odisha: Under Pressure Government Puts BMC Revised Holding Tax On Hold

Bhubaneswar: After drawing flak from several quarters over the hike in holding tax effected by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), the Odisha government on Monday put the revised tax on hold. Speaking to media, Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena said that holding tax in the Capital city will continue to be collected as […]

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Odisha: 'Mo School Abhiyan' Gets Bureaucratic Boost

Bhubaneswar: Following the Chief Minister’s appeal to adopt schools under Government’s ‘Mo School’ initiative,  senior officers including 16 top bureaucrats of the State have come forward to give a boost to the government’s initiative. Several bureaucrats including senior IAS officers have adopted over 30 schools from across the State. Among them, 13 are from the […]

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Odisha Gets Over Rs 1.25 Lakh Cr Investment Despite Covid-19

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said Odisha has received an investment of over Rs 1.25 crore since February 2020 despite Covid-19 pandemic. “We have received an investment of over 1.25 lakh crore rupees since February 2020 despite the wrath of coronavirus. Our Start-Up policy is also one of the best in the country,” […]

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Odisha Seeks Centre To Send 'Very Corrupt' IFS Officer Abhay Pathak On Compulsory Retirement

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has recommended the Central Government for the compulsory retirement of ‘very corrupt and high-flying’ IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak. “It is for the first time that an All India Services Officer has been recommended by the Odisha Government for compulsory retirement on grounds of corruption,” stated CM Naveen in […]

Private Investment Inflow Hit 6-Year High In The Covid-19 Year In Odisha!
Private Investment Inflow Hit 6-Year High In The Covid-19 Year In Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 pandemic seems to have emerged as the deciding factor as far as the private investment inflow to states in the country is concerned. As of now, western states seems to have emerged as the big losers. Karnataka and Odisha have emerged as the big gainers in the inflow of private investments. The […]

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Odisha Congress Seeks CM Naveen's Resignation Over Deteriorating Law And Order Situation

Bhubaneswar: A day after coming under attack for allegedly keeping a suspicious silence over the brutal murder of five-year-old Nayagarh girl ‘Pari’, the Odisha Congress unit on Tuesday launched a counter attack on the State government by raking up the deteriorating law and order situation issue. The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president, Niranjan Patnaik […]

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Odisha CM Urges Centre To Bring Clarity On Time Frame For Conduct Of Exams

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Wednesday has urged the Centre to set a time frame for conduct of the Board and Higher Secondary Examinations during the academic session 2020-21. In a letter to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik stated that the students and parents are worried due to the absence […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination In Odisha: Chief Minister Announces Priority Groups

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced that people above 60 years, pregnant women and health workers will be given priority during the vaccination process for Covid-19 once the vaccine is available. He made the announcement while reviewing the Coronavirus scenario in the State. The Odisha government had already commenced process for the preparation […]

Parents’ Body Alleges Mass Education Dept Plans To Close down 14,000 Govt Schools

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Abhibhabak Mahasangh, an organisation of parents across the state, has written to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seeking the latter’s intervention over the alleged plans of the School and Mass Education Department to close down around 14,000 government-run schools in the state to benefit private schools. In fact, the organisation has demanded the […]

Odisha: ‘Bande Utkal Janani’ included in school syllabus
Odisha: ‘Bande Utkal Janani’ included in school syllabus

Bhubaneswar: Students in schools will learn and sing ‘Bande Utkal Janani’ as the Odisha government has decided to include the State anthem in the syllabus. A notification has been issued in this regard after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik passed an order on the same. In a tweet, the Information and Public Relation (I&PR) Department informed […]

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Wishes Pour In As CM Naveen Turns 75 Today

Bhubaneswar: As Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik turned 75 today, wishes started pouring in for the top dignitaries including PM Narendra Modi and other senior leaders from across the political divide. “Birthday greetings to Odisha CM Shri Naveen Patnaik Ji. Praying for his long and healthy life,” tweeted the PM. Birthday greetings to Odisha CM Shri […]

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Clean Hands, Save Lives: Odisha CM Naveen's Appeal To People On Global Handwashing Day

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday appealed people to wash hands frequently to prevent the spread of Covid-19 on the occasion of Global Handwashing Day 2020 today. Taking to twitter, CM Naveen said that the world is at a crucial stage in the fight against Covid-19 and gradually adapting to post-lockdown life. At […]

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Bagala Dharamshala Row: BJP's Padyatra From Puri To Bhubaneswar Today

Puri: Intensifying its protest against the Bagala Dharmashala land row, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will launch a Padyatra from Puri to Bhubaneswar and meet Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday. According to sources, the padytra will begin from Srimandir in Puri to the CM’s residence in Bhubaneswar. The members of the saffron party will […]

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Odisha Govt Plans Model Policy To Resolve Problems Of Industries

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to formulate a model policy to resolve the problems faced by industries due to the COVID-19 lockdown, said an official on Tuesday. It was decided at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on COVID-19 situation in the state. Discussions will be held regarding the problems faced by […]

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Not Feasible To Operate With 50% Seat Occupancy: Odisha Bus Owners

Bhubaneswar: The All Odisha Private Bus Owners’ Association today decided not to ply buses in the Green Zones citing that it will be unprofitable and unfeasible to operate with 50 per cent seat occupancy as stipulated by the COVID19 lockdown guidelines. Clarifying its stance, treasurer of the association, Barada Acharya said though Odisha government was […]

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COVID-19 Lockdown: First Lot Of Odia Migrants From Surat Reach Odisha After 60-Hour Journey

Ganjam: As many as 217 Odia migrants who were stuck in Gujarat’s Surat amid the nationwide lockdown following COVID-19 outbreak have finally arrived in Ganjam today after a journey of over 60 hours. As per reports, the first lot of stranded migrants from Surat boarded in four buses on Monday and reached Seragad and Dharakot […]

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Odisha Allows E-Commerce Platforms To Resume Operations

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday said e-commerce and online platforms can resume operations in the second phase of the COVID-19 lockdown beginning from April 15. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said that home delivery of all kinds of products and courier services by platforms like Amazon, Flipkart, Blue Dart, DTDC and BigBasket will […]

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PM Modi, CM Naveen Wish People On Good Friday Amid COVID19 Crisis

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered Jesus Christ on Good Friday, saying he devoted his life to serve others.”Lord Christ devoted his life to serving others. His courage and righteousness stand out and so does his sense of justice,” Modi wrote on Twitter. He said we should remember Lord Christ and his commitment to truth, […]

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BJD Hopes Passage Of Women's Reservation Bill In Lok Sabha: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said the BJD would certainly press for passage of the women’s reservation bill in the Parliament. “Yes, indeed. We wish that the women’s reservation bill be passed,” Patnaik said while replying to a question during an interaction in Bhubaneswar. The chief minister said the Biju Janata Dal strongly […]

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Odisha All Set To Host First Edition Of Khelo India Games

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is all set to host the first edition of Khelo India University Games (KIUG) beginning tomorrow .i.e. February 22. Preparations for the extravaganza have reached its final leg in both Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the tournament at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack tomorrow and ahead of its […]

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Odisha Govt Announces 5% DA Hike For Employees

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced a hike of 5 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) for government employees. The DA hike will be implemented with retrospective effect from January 1, 2020, said a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office. The decision will benefit around 3.5 lakh state government employees, said sources. The state […]

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Sitaram Yechury Urges Naveen Patnaik Not To Allow NPR In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday termed the National Population Register (NPR) exercise as a precursor of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik not to allow it in Odisha. As governments of 13 states including Odisha have already announced not to allow NRC and six chief ministers […]