Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday attacked the Odisha government on the state’s drought situation, demanding a judicial probe into suicides by distressed farmers. “Instead of making it a prestige issue, the state government should admit to the death of farmers and set up a judicial probe,” Pradhan told reporters here. The minister […]
Bhubaneswar: For the upcoming Nabakalebar ‘Rath Yatra’ around 200 special trains will connect Puri, informed Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan today after meeting Union minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha. Moreover, passenger amenities will be upgraded at Puri, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Delang, Sakhigopal and Khurdha Road stations, he revealed. In August last year Chief minister […]
Union Education Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday (July 15) advised the National Testing Agency (NTA) to provide a gap of four weeks between Session 3 and 4 of the exam.
The opposition parties, BJP and Congress, today held the State government responsible for the outbreak of jaundice in Sambalpur which has claimed around 20 lives in last 20 days
Mounting a scathing attack on Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government in Odisha, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday alleged that it is resorting to shadow-boxing with the Central government
In view of the proposed nation-wide launch of Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG (DBTL) scheme from January 1, 2015, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said Odisha government’s effort in the direction of implementation of the progarmme in the state is not encouraging
Bhubaneswar: The political battle over polls has become cynosure of all eyes. Both the ruling BJD and Opposition Congress are busy with fault-finding sessions as the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls are getting nearer. BJD on Tuesday became critical about the role of Opposition parties especially Congress in Odisha while claiming that the majority of […]
The long wait of the students has finally come to an end. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test undergraduate (NEET UG) 2021 will be held on September 12 across the country following COVID-19 protocols.
Senior Congress leader and MLA Suresh Routray urged the Central government to take immediate measures to recognize Utkal University as a central university and also made a host of demands before the newly inducted three union ministers from Odisha.
New Delhi: State-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) have placed orders for importing crude oil from Iran next month when US sanctions on Tehran are due to take effect, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Tuesday. Reiterating India’s stand, Pradhan told reporters here on the sidelines of the 3rd India Energy Forum that the current surge […]
New Delhi: Fuel prices in the country continued their upward movement on Saturday, with petrol costing nearly Rs 91 per litre in Mumbai. In the country’s financial capital, petrol was priced at Rs 90.75 per litre, up from Rs 90.57 on Friday, data on the Indian Oil Corp’s website showed. Petrol prices in the other […]
Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said Odisha’s development and creation of job opportunities for youth is not a political issue, but a collective responsibility. “I appeal to the state government to set politics aside and augment efforts being taken by the Central government in creating employment opportunities for the youth in Odisha,” […]
New Delhi/Dehradun: Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Monday successfully operated India’s first test flight which was partially powered by bio-fuel. A concoction of bio-fuel mixed with aviation turbine fuel powered a SpiceJet’s Q400 flight which was operated on Monday. The flight was operated from Dehradun to Delhi. It was received by the key Cabinet Ministers […]
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan got the Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Ministries in the new Modi cabinet.
New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will raise India’s concerns about rising crude oil prices at the meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to be held in Vienna later this month, the Minister said on Monday. Briefing reporters here on the sidelines of the Growth Net conclave organised by industry chamber CII, […]