Bhubaneswar: Coming down heavily on the State Government over the Mahanadi issue, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has misled the media on formation of an expert panel mooted by the Centre to look into the matter. He alleged that the Odisha Government had demanded formation of […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said the Centre has proposed to set up an expert committee to look into the Mahanadi water issue but the state government rejected it as it did not stop construction on the river in Chhattisgarh. Two-days ago the state government received a letter from the Union Water Resources […]
Bhubaneswar: Hours after the police arrested seven persons for the attack on him, BJD’s Telkoi MLA Vedvyas Nayak met chief minister Naveen Patnaik today at his residence here seeking security for himself. Accompanied by his mother, Nayak, who was recently injured in an attack by own party workers during a meeting at Gundicha Ghagi in […]
Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today distributed free laptops to meritorious students and gave away prizes to successful girls in the self-defence programme at college levels. Attending a state level programme at Jaydev Bhawan here, Patnaik said the youth empowerment programme launched in 2013 is part of his government’s ceaseless efforts for all round development […]
Bhubaneswar: Renowned author in language study, bibliography and Indology, Dr James H. Nye today said cultural assets are powerful products and lifeline of humanity and people have a right of open access to it. Delivering the 5th Lecture of Odisha Knowledge Hub (OKH) lecture series at the Secretariat here, the famous bibliographer and renowned author […]
Bhubaneswar: Undeterred by the lack of response to his two earlier letters on the matter, Leader of the Opposition (LoP) Narasingh Mishra has again urged chief minister Naveen Patnaik to attend an all-party meeting convened by him tomorrow to discuss the ongoing row between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over construction of barrages and dams on the […]
Phulbani/Bhubaneswar: Not happy with the decision of chief minister Naveen Patnaik to send four senior officials to Kandhamal district, the Opposition today said the chief minister should have personally visited the backward district to understand the plight of the people. “The chief minister must visit the district. Why he (Naveen Patnaik), any chief minister, who […]
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked his ministers to improve the use of social media in every sphere of governance.
Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday laid the foundation stones of various projects and inaugurated a number of development projects in the Odisha capital.
New Delhi: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday expressed grave concern over the inordinate delay in the release of Central assistance and sanction of key projects in the Maoist prone and remote districts of Odisha.
Keonjhar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced that the state government will set up a new government medical college in the district.
Paradip: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today gave credit to former chief minister Biju Patnaik for the setting up of IOCL refinery at Paradip.
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday asked the Centre to release the pending quota of food-grains under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) for the period from November 2015 to January 2016. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the Centre released less food grains than the requirements of […]
Odisha government has decided to bring in a special policy to encourage and facilitate investments in start-ups in the State, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik told a delagtion from US-based TiE Silicon Valley during a meeting at the State Secretariat today
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik might have launched the free medicine distribution scheme ‘Niramaya’ with much fanfare, but the government hospitals in the State are not yet ready to don the mantle of distributing the medicine to the needy