Tamil superstar Rajinikanth met Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi on Monday and said that they had discussed politics but refused to divulge details of the discussion.
The arrangement is that President of India should function as Chancellor or Visitor for national institutions and the Governor should function as Chancellor for respective state universities and it is a "perfect" and "well-tested arrangement".
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 […]
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: Satya Pal Malik, the Governor of Bihar has been given additional charge of Odisha as the tenure of SC Jamir ended on Tuesday. President Ram Nath Kovind has directed Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik to discharge functions of Governor of Odisha, in addition to his own duties. Official sources said Malik will remain in-charge […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor SC Jamir today refuted BJP’s allegation of campaigning for Nagaland Assembly election and termed it as a conjecture. In a clarification to a national media, the Governor maintained that he has not violated the code of conduct and described the accusations by the saffron party’s Nagaland unit as ‘cheap and immature.’ Urging […]
Bhubaneswar: Former Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Giridhar Gamang today urged Odisha Governor SC Jamir to direct State government to hand over the Kunduli gang rape and suicide case to CBI. In a letter to Jamir, the former CM said people and family members of the victim are not satisfied with the investigation undertaken […]
Bhubaneswar: A delegation of BJP leaders led by Odisha unit vice president Sameer Mohanty today met Governor SC Jamir opposing the appointment of Naba Kumar Nayak as the State Election Commissioner. The members of the party alleged that the appointment of Nayak has been done to help the state government keeping in view the upcoming […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after media reported Odisha Governor SC Jamir was unwell, Jamir today stated he is fine and had visited Apollo Hospital for just a normal check up. In a video which went viral on social media, Jamir also stated, “It is unfortunate that a misinformation is doing rounds on media that I had […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor and Chancellor of Universities SC Jamir appointed Soumendra Mohan Patnaik as the Vice-Chancellor of the Utkal University today. Patnaik will hold the office for a period of three years with effect from the date he assumes office as such or until further orders, a notification issued by the Raj Bhavan said. At […]
Bhubaneswar: In a setback to Odisha government, governor SC Jamir today returned the bill to amend Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) Act which proposes to create a pro-chancellor post, that would give the government a say in the internal affairs of the University. If sources are to be believed, the Governor has also expressed […]
Bhubaneswar/Jeypore: The Koraput district clerical association’s stir protesting against the ‘vindictive approach’ of district administration over the row relating to the approval of union minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s chopper landing reached the Raj Bhawan today with State BJP leaders seeking Governor’s intervention in the matter to resolve the administrative logjam in the tribal dominated district. The […]
Bhubaneswar : A debate on Governor SC Jamir’s opening speech delivered in the State Assembly during the Budget Session’s first day is likely to be held today. The Opposition has decided to corner the BJD alleging it had used the government machinery and money power in the recently held Panchayat Polls to benefit the ruling […]
Bhubaneswar: Governor and Chancellor of Universities Dr SC Jamir today said the as the world has moved from an industry-driven society to a knowledge-driven society, the nature of capital, resources, processes, structure, etc has undergone a redefinition. “It is the knowledge and the people who are become critical in today’s world. Since knowledge is the […]
Bhubaneswar: The Budget session of Odisha Assembly would begin from February 22. This was decided at the all-party meeting presided over by Speaker Niranjan Pujari here today. Talking to media persons after the meeting, Pujari said since the model code of conduct is in force for the ensuing Panchayat elections scheduled to kick off on […]