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Sarangi, Pradhan In NaMo 2.0: A Glance At Their Profiles

Bhubaneswar: Two political heavyweights from Odisha- Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Chandra Sarangi have been allotted berths in the second term of the Narendra Modi government. While Pradhan has been awarded a second stint in the Modi Cabinet for his superb governmental and party organisational performance, Sarangi’s induction to the Modi team has come as a […]

Modi's 2.024 Poll Vision: Steel To Dharmendra, MSME To Pratap

Bhubaneswar: The portfolio allocations in the Modi 2.0 have witnessed a paradigm shift as some of the weighty ministries saw a change in guard. And the tectonic shift extends very much into the domain of the two sworn-in ministers from Odisha. While Dharmendra Pradhan retained the Petroleum Ministry, the Skill Development & Entrepreneurship ministry has […]

Kovind, Modi, Rahul greet Telangana on Statehood Day

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi were among the leaders who greeted the people of Telangana on its Statehood Day on Sunday. The state was formed from the northwestern part of Andhra Pradesh on this day in 2014. “Greetings and good wishes to the people of […]

Government forms two cabinet panels to check falling growth, employment

New Delhi: Hit hard by the 5-year low GDP growth and a 45-year high unemployment rate of 6.1 per cent, the newly formed Modi government swung into action and on Wednesday, as it formed two new cabinet committees to check the declining trend in growth and employment and spur demand as well as consumption. A […]

Dharmendra Pradhan asks MEA to help repatriate stranded Odia men

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday sought the intervention of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar for the release of 10 Odia workers stranded in Dubai. The victims had released a video on social media seeking help from the Centre. “I came across an OTV news report dated 30.05.2019 regarding some Odia people who […]

Centre to help Odisha be global hub of ancillary steel industry: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Saturday that the Centre in cooperation with the state government will try to develop Odisha as a global hub of ancillary industry in the steel sector. Pradhan said the youth will benefit from the endeavour. India is the second largest steel producing nation in the world while […]

Odisha to get maximum benefit from Union Budget: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan Saturday claimed that Odisha will get maximum benefit from the Union Budget 2019-20. Pradhan, who was here to launch BJP’s membership drive, said that Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has presented the budget in view of future benefits. “This budget is aimed at rural development and Odisha will be among […]

Naveen Patnaik tasks 7 ministers, 18 MLAs with ensuring BJD's win in Patkura assembly poll

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik Monday tasked seven senior ministers and 18 MLAs with ensuring the party’s victory in the July 20 Patkura assembly election. The Odisha chief minister took the decision at a meeting of party leaders at his residence to defeat his friend-turned-foe Bijoy Mohapatra of the BJP, who will […]

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Pradhan seeks Jaishankar's help for repatriation of 18 Odia workers from Dubai

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday sought External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s help for early repatriation of 18 Odia workers stranded in Dubai without salary for last four months. “These stranded Odias from Ganjam district have released video seeking repatriation and payment of their legitimate dues,” the Petroleum and Steel Minister said in a […]

Pradhan seeks independent trains connecting Kalahandi with Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to run two independent trains Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar & Bhubaneswar-Junagarh-Bhubaneswar for the convenience of the people in Kalahandi. In a letter released to the media on Friday, Pradhan sought the personal intervention of Goyal into the demands of the people of Kalahandi […]

Spill over of low kerosene off-take: Odisha surrenders 6000 KL of poor's fuel!

Bhubaneswar: Even as the ruling BJD had hit streets and created a huge uproar in 2017 over a cut in kerosene quota for the State by the Union Petroleum Ministry, the shocker two years down the line is Odisha failed to lift-off the allocated PDS Superior Kerosene Oil (SKO) quota that led to lapse of […]

Implement OBC quota in jobs, education: Pradhan to Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday requested Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to implement Other Backward Classes (OBC) quota in government jobs and educational institutions. In a letter, Pradhan requested the Chief Minister to implement reservation provisions for OBCs and Social and Economically Backward Classes (SEBCs) in government jobs and educational institutions in […]

Pradhan urges Paswan not to merge CWC Bhubaneswar with Patna region

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged his cabinet colleague Ram Vilas Paswan not to proceed with the proposed merger of Bhubaneswar Central Warehouse Corporation (CWC) with Patna region. Pradhan wrote a letter to Paswan the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and sought his personal intervention and […]

Pradhan makes aerial survey of Odisha flood hit areas

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday conducted an aerial survey of areas ravaged by heavy rain and flash flood in west Odisha and promised all possible assistance from the Centre. Pradhan, accompanied by BJP MPs Sangita Singh Deo and Basant Panda, made aerial survey of some of the severely affected districts – Bolangir, Kalahandi, […]

Noted Journalist Ranjit Guru Passes Away

Bhubaneswar: Noted journalist and columnist Ranjit Guru passed away at a private hospital here following a brief illness, family sources said on Sunday. He was 61 and is survived by wife and a daughter. Guru, who was admitted to a private hospital here a few days ago, breathed his last in the early hours at […]

Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
Railway Min Approves Two Independent Train Services Between BBS-JNRD & BBS-JDB

Bhubaneswar: In what could be a boon for train passengers, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has okayed a proposal for running two independent trains between Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar and Bhubaneswar-Junagarh-Bhubaneswar. Train no. 18437/18438 Bhubaneswar-Junagarh Road Express between Bhubaneswar & Junagarh Road and Train no. 18447/18448 Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur Hirakhand Express between Bhubaneswar and Jagdalpur, will soon run as separate […]

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Odisha BJP begins process for organisational election

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has started the process of holding organisational elections in Odisha unit with a day-long workshop of party leaders on Thursday. Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Pratap Sarangi, BJP national vice-president Baijayant Panda and several senior leaders including MPs and MLAs attended the workshop. The party’s state functionaries, district presidents, Zilla […]

Odisha shines as a bright spot in Ujjwala Yojana scoring 8 crore today!

Bhubaneswar: With the country achieving the 8-crore LPG target mark nearly 8-months ahead of the schedule on Saturday under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), it is heartening to note Odisha figured among the top – 6 states that played a stellar role in making Prime Minister Modi’s ambitious programme realise this remarkable feat. And […]

Steel Sector Companies Join Hands To Meet Oxygen Shortage In India
Steel Sector Companies Join Hands To Meet Oxygen Shortage In India

Under the guidance and direction of Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Public Sector Undertakings, under the Ministry of Steel, and other Private companies in the steel sector, in this hour…

Smart Learning: Odisha Students Now Get 184 Digital Classrooms

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated 184 digital classrooms at nine Kendriya Vidyalayas in Odisha on Saturday. The nine central schools where the smart classrooms wee inaugurated include six in Bhubaneswar, two in Khurda Road and one in Cuttack. The 184 classrooms were converted to smart classrooms at a cost of Rs […]