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Tag: Governor Sc Jamir

Odisha Assembly adjourned amid ruckus over Guv's address

Bhubaneswar: The first day of the Budget Session of the Odisha Assembly was adjourned after Congress MLAs staged a walkout protesting Governor SC Jamir’s address today. Congress MLAs created ruckus opposing the motion of thanks on Governor’s address. They stormed into the well and raised slogans protesting government’s ‘anti-farmer’ policies as well. Following the pandemonium, […]

Odisha Governor refutes BJP's allegations

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 […]

VP Venkaiah Naidu arrives on a two-day tour of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Vice-President of India Venkaiah Naidu, who is on a two-day tour of Odisha, was welcomed by Governor SC Jamir and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Bhubaneswar airport today. From there he left with Jamir to spend night at the Raj Bhavan. BJP State President Basant Panda, DGP RP Sharma, Bhubaneswar Mayor Ananta Narayan […]

Miss Asia Pacific International-2017: Odia girl Sonika Roy to represent India

Bhubaneswar: Odia girl Sonika Roy, the Femina Miss India finalist and winner of Miss India Asia Pacific International 2017, will be adding another feather to her cap as she will be representing India in Miss Asia Pacific International 2017 to be held in Philippines. The competition will start from November 10 and will continue till […]

Odisha Guv SC Jamir unwell, rushed to Apollo Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor SC Jamir has been admitted to Apollo Hospital in the state capital today after his health condition deteriorated following some days’ of uneasiness since October 15. According to sources, the Governor complained of chest pain and also faced some discomfort while eating. Cardiac specialist of the Apollo Hospital Dr PK Sahu said […]

CM, Guv pay rich tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Governor SC Jamir paid floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the premises of the state Assembly on Gandhi Jayanti here today. Assembly speaker Pradeep Amat and other leaders also paid floral tributes to the leader’s statue. The CM said, “On this day, all of us should […]

Odisha Assembly Speaker election to be held on May 16

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor SC Jamir today fixed May 16 as the date for election of the Speaker of State Legislative Assembly (OLA) following resignation of Niranjan Pujari from the post on May 5. In a letter to the members of the OLA, assembly secretary AK Sarangi informed them that the election for the post of […]

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Centre-State in face-off over slashing of kerosene quota

Bhubaneswar: In an apparent face-off between Odisha government and Centre over slashing of kerosene quota, BJP has asked the State to check black marketing of the essential commodity before demanding for more while ruling BJD alleged the cooking gas under Ujjwala scheme is being distributed at party level only and not the eligible beneficiaries. The […]

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Budget session of Odisha Assembly likely to be stormy

Bhubaneswar: The budget session of Odisha Assembly beginning tomorrow is most likely to be stormy. Though the Opposition Congress and BJP have formulated strategies to corner the government on a host of major issues, their common agenda will be the gross irregularities by the ruling BJD in the Panchayat polls which concluded today. “There has […]

Health is not a mere absence of disease: Governor

Bhubaneswar: Health is not a mere absence of disease. It is a dynamic expression of life in terms of how joyful, loving and enthusiastic one becomes. Whether it is stress relief, inner peace, improving immunity and having better health yoga is a proven practice since ancient time, said Governor SC Jamir today. Inaugurating the National […]

Voters education holds importance in enhancing electoral participation: Governor

Bhubaneswar: Voters’ education holds importance in enhancing electoral participation. Specific campaigns are to be organized for creating awareness among persons with disabilities, homeless persons, tribal communities, transgender and members of marginalized sections so that they realize the importance and paramount influence of their votes and become registered voters, said Governor SC Jamir. Speaking at the […]

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Ravenshaw College to celebrate 150th Foundation Day on Jan 20

Bhubaneswar: The Ravenshaw College, the first and the oldest college of Odisha, would celebrate its 150th Foundation Day on January 20. The institution would celebrate the event for three days. Talking to media persons, Prof Prakash Chandra Sarangi, vice chancellor of Ravenshaw University said the pristine institution has planned a yearlong activity to celebrate the […]

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UN Behera takes oath as OERC chairman

Bhubaneswar: Retired IAS officer UN Behera was administered oath of office and secrecy as the new chairman of Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) by Governor SC Jamir at the Raj Bhawan here today. Agriculture Production Commissioner Gagan Kumar Dhal, Principal Secretary Home Asit Tripathy, Principal Secretary, Energy, Rajesh Verma, Principal Secretary, Higher Education, GVV Sarma, […]

Nalco to ink MoU with Utkal Varsity for infra development

Bhubaneswar: As part of its industry-institution interaction programme, Public Sector Aluminium major Nalco will sign a MoU with Utkal University for all-round development including infrastructure and intellectual development and provide a platform to students, teachers and researchers for their innovative ideas through a dedicated web portal. This was announced by Nalco CMD Tapan Kumar Chand […]

Winter session of Odisha Assembly from Dec 1

Bhubaneswar: The winter session of the Odisha Assembly would begin from December 1. A notification to this effect was issued by the Assembly Secretariat today after the formal approval of Governor SC Jamir. Informing media persons, Parliamentary Affairs minister Bikram Keshari Arukh said the supplementary budget for 2016-17 fiscal will be placed in the House […]

Monsoon session of Odisha Assembly from Sept 21

The monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly would begin from September 21, a notification to this effect was issued by the State Assembly Secretariat today after a formal approval by Governor SC Jamir

Radhamadhab Dash appointed as new VC of Sanskrit Varsity

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor and Chancellor OF Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya, Puri, S C Jamir today appointed Radhamadhab Dash as its new vice-chancellor. Dash will succeed Gangadhar Panda whose tenure ends on August 11. He was selected from among three candidates, an official release said. Dash, pressently serving as Professor in post graduate department of Sanskrit […]

Left delegation demands ex gratia of Rs 50 lakh

Bhubaneswar: A delegation of five Left parties today urged Odisha Governor S C Jamir to tell the state government to give Rs 50 lakh ex gratia to each of the families which lost their kin in the crossfire during the anti-Maoist operation in Kandhamal district. Representatives from CPI, CPI(M), CPI(ML) Liberation, SUCI and Forward Bloc […]

Commemorative coins on Biju Patnaik released

Bhubaneswar: As part of the birth centenary celebrations of former chief minister Biju Patnaik, Governor SC Jamir and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday released special commemorative coins of Rs 5 and Rs 100 denomination with the freedom fighter’s image at a function organised by Information and Public Relation (I&PR) department at Jayadev Bhavan here. […]

Justice V Saran sworn-in as new chief justice of Orissa HC

Cuttack: Justice Vineet Saran was sworn in as new chief justice of the Orissa High Court on Friday. Governor S C Jamir administered the oath of office to the new chief justice at 10.30 am at a ceremony held on the High Court premises here. Present on the occasion were Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, other […]

Universities need to be drivers of innovation: Jamir

Bhubaneswar: Universities today need to become drivers of innovation and students passing out from such institutions should work in collaboration with industry and government and do something on their own, Governor SC Jamir said here today.