Tag: Dharmendra Pradhan

Odisha opposes end of subsidy on LPG cylinders

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Odisha government today opposed the decision of Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry to hike LPG prices by Rs 4 per cylinder every month to end all subsidies on the cooking gas by the end of the current fiscal year. Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare minister Surya Narayan Patro alleged the central government […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Union Minister Gadkari to lay foundation for 2nd Brahmani bridge today

Rourkela: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is scheduled to lay foundation for proposed second bridge over the Brahmani river today. Union Ministers Jual Oram and Dharmendra Pradhan and Rourkela legislator Dilip Ray will also attend foundation laying ceremony at Balughat ground in Rourkela. Though Rs 476 crore fund has been sanctioned by the centre for the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Naveen Patnaik
Naveen writes to Pradhan for restoring Odisha Bhawan land leased to petrol pump

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday raised concern over alleged encroachment of Odisha Bhawan land at New Delhi by a petrol pump. In a letter to Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Patnaik has urged for restoring the land adjoining Odisha Bhawan, originally allotted to Odisha Government and subsequently leased out to a petrol pump. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Gadkari to lay foundation for 2nd Brahmani bridge on July 21: Oram

New Delhi: Union Minister for Surface Transport Nitin Gadkari will lay foundation stone of second bridge over Brahmani near Rourkela on July 21. After a meeting with Gadkari along with Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan here, Oram said, “The programme for the foundation stone laying ceremony has been finalised.” Besides, discussion was held on national […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Railway Minister arranges medical help on train for Conjoined Twins

Bhubaneswar: The Kandhamal conjoined twins travelling to New Delhi AIIMS by Rajdhani Express have received prayers and wishes from across the State for a successful operation. Meanwhile, the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has arranged for special medical help for the twins on train and after reaching AIIMS. After watching the plight of the two children […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Congress alleges scam in shifting of LNG terminal to Dhamra, demands CBI probe

Bhubaneswar: Senior Congress leader Srikant Jena today alleged there was a big scam behind shifting the LNG terminal project from Paradip to Dhamra and giving major stake to a private company, and demanded a CBI probe into the matter. “The LNG Terminal project site was shifted to Dhamra, which was originally slated to be set […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Dhamra LNG Terminal’s ‘Bhumi Pujan’ held amid BJP-BJD affray

Bhadrak:  Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today conducted the ‘Bhumi Pujan’ (ground-breaking ceremony) of LNG terminal at Dhamra here in presence of other BJP leaders including KV Singhdeo and Manmohan Samal. Addressing the gathering after laying the foundation stone, Pradhan said the terminal will play a significant role in the development of eastern India. “Honourable Prime […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Dead body on shoulders: Dharmendra, Jual condemn Mahaprayan failure

Bhubaneswar: A day after the body of an old woman was carried on shoulders from a hospital in Sorada of Ganjam district, Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan and his senior cabinet colleague Jual Oram harangued the State Government and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for ‘failure’ of the Mahaprayan vehicle meant for carrying dead bodies from hospital […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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BJP will make Odisha India’s No 1 State: Amit Shah in Odisha

Jajpur: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah today slammed the Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government for poverty and backwardness of the state and vowed to make Odisha India’s number one State in terms of development if voted to power in 2019 elections. Addressing a mass gathering at Panikoili in Jajpur district, on […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates first Safal outlet in Capital

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday inaugurated two outlets of Mother Diary Safal fruit and vegetable at Rajdhani Service Station of Bharat Petroleum and COCO Raj Bhavan of Indian Oil here in Bhubaneswar. The capital city became the third in the country with Safal stores at petrol pumps, after successful running in Delhi […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Steel Handling Dhamra Port
Pradhan invites Naveen in 'Bhumi Pujan' programme of Dhamra LNG terminal

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today wrote a letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik requesting him to attend the ground breaking ceremony of a LNG Terminal at the Dhamra Port in Bhadrak district. The ‘Bhumi Pujan’ programme for the Rs 6,000 crores project is scheduled to be held on July 8. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
International Yoga Day celebrated in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The world is celebrating the third International Yoga Day today and Odisha is no exception. A function on this occasion was inaugurated by Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at Janata Maidan here in the city. Hundreds of People from various strata of society attended the function. The theme of Yoga Day […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan thanks Odisha
Dharmendra Pradhan writes to CM on UNESCO, ONGC keenness to conserve Chilika

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan today apprised Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik about the joint initiatives United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) plan to take up to develop Chilika Lake as World Heritage site and preserve the ecosystem […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Post Office Passport Seva Kendras in Balasore, Berhampur, Bhawanipatana soon

Bhubaneswar: In a reply to Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s letter, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today stated that Centre has decided to open Post Office Passport Seva Kendras in Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam) and Bhawanipatana. Swaraj wrote to Pradhan apprising about opening of three new passport service centres in the second phase since he had requested […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Petrol, diesel prices daily revision evokes mixed response

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The daily revision of prices of petrol and diesel coming into effect from today in the state has drawn a lot of flak. While most people complained that this move will create confusion, many said it is a measure to cheat customers. However, a few people commended the step. The price will be […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021