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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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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, […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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…

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Direct flight to Dubai from Bhubaneswar sought

Bhubaneswar: Following the operations of direct flight to Bangkok from Bhubaneswar, the demand for a direct flight to other international destination like Dubai has been increasing steadily. Taking cognizance of the matter, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has requested Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh for his personal intervention towards the launch of a direct flight […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Conclave on making India global steel manufacturing hub

New Delhi: The Modi government seems determined to boost the country’s crude steel production capacity to 300 MT by 2030-31 in a bid to make India a global steel manufacturing hub. At present, China is the world’s largest steel producer with a production capacity of 928.3 MT of crude steel (2018), while India, with 106.5 […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Odisha: Rs 9.32 Crore Approved For Development Of Hingula Temple in Talcher
Odisha: Rs 9.32 Crore Approved For Development Of Hingula Temple in Talcher

Sambalpur: The Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has approved sanction of Rs 9.32 crore for the development of Hingula Temple in Talcher, informed Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan who had earlier sought…

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Oil Prices To Ease If Global Tensions Do Not Rise: Pradhan

New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said here that oil prices would ease if the ongoing global tensions do not increase. He also said that crude oil prices have already eased by a few dollars per barrel in the past few days. Crude oil prices surged as high as 20 per cent on […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Speed Up Rourkela Smart City Project, Dharmendra Pradhan Urges Odisha CM, Union MoS

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday shot off a letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri urging their personal intervention in expediting the Rourkela Smart City (RSL) project in Odisha. “Rourkela’s progress in the Smart City Project is a matter of great concern, Pradhan wrote, adding, it is […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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