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Six Odisha Universities Get New Vice-Chancellors

Bhubaneswar: The Governor of Odisha, Professor Ganeshi Lal on Monday appointed new vice-chancellors for six universities in the State. Aparajita Chowdhury has been appointed as new VC of Ramadevi Women’s University, Bhubaneswar while Sabita Acharya will look after the Utkal University. Similarly, Dinabandhu Sahoo has been posted as the new VC of Fakir Mohan University, […]

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Odisha Guv Cancels 'At Home' Function On Independence Day

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal will not host the ‘At Home’ function at Raj Bhavan on the occasion of Independence Day this year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was taken to avoid a gathering in the wake of the pandemic, Raj Bhavan sources said on Friday. Due to the prevailing #Covidpandemic in […]

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Journalists Meet Odisha Governor After Being Denied Entry Into State Secretariat

Bhubaneswar: Several journalists today met the Governor of Odisha, Ganeshi Lal alleging curtailment on press freedom in the State which has banned the entry of scribes into the Lok Seva Bhawan (Secretariat). According to the agitating journalists, though there has been no formal order barring their entry into the Lok Seva Bhawan, they are being […]

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Make Wearing Of Face Mask A Way Of Life: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Tuesday urged people to make wearing face masks a common part of their lives. The governor made this appeal while releasing a special cover on ‘COVID-19, global pandemic’ and a pack of 10 picture postcards at the Raj Bhawan here. Wearing a mask is one of the preventive measures […]

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Govt To Focus On Employment, Value Addition: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said the state government is going to focus on employment and value addition on a big scale comparable to the best in the world. The government will focus on bold industrialization, world class infrastructure, MSME clusters, Startup Hubs, and others. Replying to the Governor’s address during the Motion […]

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Odisha Guv Address: Mo Sarkar mentioned 8-times, Farmers 4 & Employment 3-times

Bhubaneswar: In his inaugural address at the beginning of the budget session of Odisha Legislative Assembly on Friday,  Governor Ganeshi Lal harped highly on 5T and Mo Sarkar-powered consultative governance to bring in real transformation and take Odisha to new heights. “Consultative governance is core of our growth trajectory. My Government’s current focus is transformation. […]

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Odisha Governor, CM Greet People On Christmas

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday greeted the people on the occasion of Christmas with the festival being celebrated across the state with gaiety and a spirit of bonhomie. Describing the festival as a symbol of peace, harmony and brotherhood, the governor in a message wished the people happiness […]

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Motor Rally To 'Trace Mahatma's Footprints In Odisha' Kicks Off

Bhubaneswar: To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, a motor rally ‘Tracing The Mahatma’s Footprints In Odisha’ was kicked off today in Bhubaneswar. The rally will connect the places in Odisha which where visited by the Father of the Nation. As per reports, 48 participants from Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai and Bhubaneswar will cover […]

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Odisha Governor’s Escort Vehicles Meet With Accident, 7 Injured

Mayurbhanj: At least seven persons were injured after two escort vehicles accompanying Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal met with an accident near Purunapani in Udala during his visit to Mayurbhanj district on Friday. The Governor was on his way to Baripada from Udala when the mishap occurred. However, the mishap occurred when the Governor’s vehicle had […]

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Two Odisha Universities Get New Vice Chancellors

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor and Chancellor of Universities, Ganeshi Lal on Monday appointed new Vice Chancellors for two Universities of the State. While Prof Govind J Chakrapani has been appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Berhampur University, Prof Hari Hara Hota has been posted as the Vice-Chancellor of Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya, Puri. Chakrapani and Hota have been […]

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President Ram Nath Kovind Arrives In Odisha On Two-day Visit

Bhubaneswar/Berhampur: President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Bhubaneswar on Friday on a two-day visit to Odisha. The President is scheduled to attend a function at the Army Air Defence College (AADC) in Gopalpur in Ganjam district on Saturday. Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Sarangi, Chief Secretary […]

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OHRC gets chairperson after seven years

Bhubaneswar: After a delay of almost seven years, Justice BP Das was on Thursday was appointed chairperson of Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) while advocate Asim Amitabh Das has been named as a member of the rights panel. Both the appointments were approved by Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal. It is pertinent to mention that ORHC […]

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Odisha Guv approves action against three VSSUT professors

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Saturday approved disciplinary action against three professors of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) for allegedly leading a protest to oust its Vice Chancellor, official sources said. The governor, who is also the chancellor of the university, gave his consent based on the recommendation of the state Skill […]

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BJP stages walkout protesting supplementary demand passage 'without' discussion in Assembly

Bhubaneswar: BJP stages walkout over supplementary demand passage in Assembly through guillotine Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly on Friday witnessed noisy scenes with BJP MLAs protesting the passage of the first special supplementary budget, ‘without’ discussion on it in the House. The members later staged a walkout alleging the unconstitutional approach of the State government. The issue […]

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Students Perplexed Over Clash Of PG Entrance Dates In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Students aspiring to pursue higher studies at different universities of the State following completion of graduation are in quandary now due to overlapping of entrance exam dates for admission into post-graduation courses. Reportedly, most of the varsities have fixed same date for conducting PG entrance test for same subjects. This has left the students […]

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Odisha Govt Hikes BSKY Assistance For Women To Rs 10 Lakh

Bhubaneswar: In a major development, the Odisha Government has increased the healthcare assistance for women under the state’s own health scheme – Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) from Rs 7 lakh to Rs 10 lakh. An announcement in this regard was made by Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal during the first Session of the 16th Odisha […]

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Naveen stakes claim; Ganeshi Lal invites to form govt

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal has invited Naveen Patnaik to form the next government in the state after the BJD president staked claim on Sunday. Earlier, at a meeting held at the party headquarters here, the newly elected MLAs of BJD elected Patnaik as the leader of the BJD legislature party. The party has won […]

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PM to visit cyclone-hit areas of Odisha Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Cyclone Fani ravaged districts in Odisha on Monday to take stock of the situation, officials said Sunday. The prime minister will arrive at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in the city and undertake an aerial survey of the cyclone situation in the districts of Puri, Khurda, […]

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OUAT irregularities: Vice chancellor sent on leave

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of his retirement, Chancellor of Universities and Governor Ganeshi Lal has sent vice-chancellor of Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), Surendra Nath Pasupalak on leave. Such a decision has been taken to ensure transparency in the inquiry being conducted against Pasupalak, official sources said. It is pertinent to mention here that Vigilance […]

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BJP, BJD engage in blame game over youth unemployment

Bhubaneswar: Alleging Centre’s failure in generating employment in Odisha, the ruling-BJD members created ruckus in the Assembly today and met Governor Ganeshi Lal to submit a memorandum in this regard. This came in retaliation to BJP Yuva Morcha’s attempt to gherao Odisha Assembly yesterday over allegations that the State government has failed to create job […]

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Odisha's economy on path of steady growth: Governor

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Monday said the economy of the state is on a path of steady growth. The last session of the 15th legislative Assembly began on Monday with the address of the Governor. “Odisha’s economy is on the path of steady growth. The state has been consistently growing at a higher […]

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Now invite Governor for functions online

Bhubaneswar: Governor Ganeshi Lal on Tuesday launched a new software application– ‘Raj Bhawan Program Management’ (RBPM). People can now invite the Governor to a function through this software application from February 2019. The new system enables people to send an invitation to the Governor requesting him to attend the programme. Sources said the new application […]

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Governor asks Khurda administration to identify sites for martyrs' memorial pillar

Khurda: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal has directed the Khurda district administration to identify sites for construction of the martyr’s morial pillar in Khurda at the earliest. “I have asked the Collector to hold talks with local MLA, MP and general public to identify at least three places. A copy of the decision should be intimated […]

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Odisha government seeks clarification on Governor's chopper ride

Bhubaneswar: It seems that all is not well between the Odisha government and the newly appointed Governor Ganeshi Lal. The strained relationship came to fore in a letter of the General Administration department to the special secretary to the Governor regarding aircraft and chopper expenses amounting to nearly Rs 46 lakh. In the letter, Deputy […]

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Ganeshi Lal to take oath as Odisha Governor today

Bhubaneswar: Prof Ganeshi Lal will take oath as the Governor of Odisha at a special function at Raj Bhawan here today evening. Yesterday, Lal was given a Guard of Honour at Bhubaneswar Airport after his arrival at around 1.30 PM. It may be mentioned here that Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik was holding additional charge […]