Tag: Dharmendra Pradhan

PM Modi avoids Holi celebrations amid COVID-19, extends wishes

New Delhi: In the wake of novel coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chose not to participate in Holi events as precautionary measures suggested by experts. The Prime Minister, however, greeted people on the occasion as the nation celebrates Holi, the festival of colours. In a tweet in Hindi, the Prime Minister said: […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
World Health Day: Amid coronavirus cloud, PM Modi thank health staff
World Health Day: Amid COVID-19 pandemic, PM Modi and other leaders extend thanks to health staff

New Delhi: As India has entered the third week of its 21-day nationwide lockdown and its total active cases of Coronavirus reached 3,981, this year’s World Health Day, unlike other years, assumed huge significance for lawmakers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: “Today on #WorldHealthDay, let us not only pray for each other’s good health and […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
President Kovind, PM Modi & other leaders greet on Odia New Year
President Kovind, PM Modi greet people of Odisha on Odia New Year

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several other leaders on Monday greeted people of Odisha on the occasion of Odia New Year and Maha Vishuba Pana Sankranti. Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister wrote in both Odia and English languages. “Happy #OdiaNewYear and Maha Bishuba Pana Sankranti. May the coming […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Yogi Adityanath's father dies, condolences pour in
UP CM Yogi Adityanath's father no more, condolences pour in

Lucknow/ New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s father Anand Singh Bisht died on Monday morning, an official said. “Honourable CM’s father left for his heavenly abode at 10.44 am. Our deepest condolences,” Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi said in a statement. Bisht was undergoing treatment at the gastroenterology department of the All […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Intangible Cultural Heritage list
Odisha’s Manabasa Gurubara, Chhau & Ravana Chhaya included in Intangible Cultural Heritage list

Bhubaneswar: Manabasa Gurubara, a traditional ritual of Odisha and two age-old famous performing arts from the State – Chhau dance and Ravana Chhaya were among the 106 items listed as Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of India. The list was launched by Union Minister for Culture Prahlad Singh Patel in New Delhi on Saturday. Informing about […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Earth Day: PM Modi & other leaders express gratitude to Mother Earth
Earth Day 2020: PM Modi, CM Naveen Express Gratitude To Mother Earth Amid COVID-19

New Delhi: Let us pledge to work towards a cleaner, healthier and a more prosperous planet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday on the occasion of International Earth Day at a time when the entire world is struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. Taking to Twitter, PM wrote, “On International Day of Mother Earth, we […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Odisha CM urges people to read books to beat COVID-19 lockdown blues

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday urged people to read books as it “helps broaden knowledge base and stimulate minds”. Taking to Twitter, Naveen Patnaik, on the occasion of World Book Day, said reading helps us understand different cultures. “Books help us broaden our knowledge, stimulate our mind, give wings to our imagination […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Freedom Fighter Padma Shri Bhabani Charan Patnaik No More

Bhubaneswar: Eminent freedom fighter and Gandhian, Padma Shri Bhabani Charan Patnaik, passed away at the age of 98 here on Thursday. He was suffering from old-age related complications and was undergoing treatment at the Capital Hospital in city, his family sources said. Patnaik is survived by two sons and three daughters. The Odisha government announced […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Dharmendra Seeks Direct Flights For Repatriation Of Odias Stranded In Other Countries

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday sought intervention of Union External Affairs and Civil Aviation Ministry in introducing direct flights for repatriation of Odias stranded in various other countries during Covid pandemic. Commending the work undertaken by the government in bringing back Indians hit by Covid crisis during stay in foreign […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
'Honour' To Fly Stranded Odias Back Home: Pilot Madhusmita Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: People across Odisha are now sending their wishes to state’s first woman flight commander, Capt. Madhusmita Patnaik, who operated a special chartered flight bringing stranded Odias from UAE to Bhubaneswar yesterday.   Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also congratulated Madhusmita Patnaik and her team for undertaking the mission during […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
When It Comes To Faith, PM Modi Leads From Front: Union Min Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and the Supreme Court for the Rath Yatra verdict, calling it “an inseparable emotion for Odias”. A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde noted that the court is willing to modify its June 18 order which put a stay […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Union Min Dharmendra Pradhan Hits Back At Congress On Allegations Of 'Profiteering' With Fuel Price Hike

New Delhi: After Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi demanded a rollback of fuel price hike and Rahul Gandhi alleged that the Centre is “profiteering”, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan hit back at the Congress, saying the collected money was used for welfare measures instead of personal benefit as allegedly prevalent during the […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Eminent Odia Writer & Sarala Award Winner Manoj Panda Dies At 65

Bhubaneswar: Eminent litterateur and award-winning short fiction writer Manoj Kumar Panda is no more. He died of heart attack in Bolangir district at the age of 65. According to sources, Panda was admitted to a hospital after he complained of uneasiness where he passed away while undergoing treatment. He had three published collections of short […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Come And Innovate In India: Dharmendra Pradhan Appeals To Overseas Indian students

New Delhi: As the government pushes for a self-reliant India — ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ — Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has appealed to the Indian students enrolled in global universities to come back and innovate in their own country. Speaking at an e-meet or a video conference with India students across the world, […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Rourkela Steel Plant Offering Incentives To Local Industries To Boost Consumption Of The Metal

Bhubaneswar: The Rourkela Steel Plant, a unit of the state-run SAIL, on Sunday said it has started offering price-based incentives to local industries to boost consumption of the metal. The micro, small and medium enterprises can get an incentive of Rs 100 per tonne on distribution charge and Rs 300 on supplies from the local […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021