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Narendra Modi
Naveen writes to PM Modi to enhance beneficiaries under NFSA

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday wrote to  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s seeking his help to enhance the number of beneficiaries under the National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013 in the state by 34.44 lakh, in view of the growth in population. In the letter, Patnaik has sought inclusion of additional 34.44 lakh beneficiaries under […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
SPG team reviews security ahead of PM Modi's Odisha visit

Cuttack: A seven-member team of the Special Protection Group (SPG) today reviewed security arrangements at the historic Bali Jatra ground in Cuttack, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address a public meeting during his Odisha visit on May 26. Prior to this, a team of Odisha BJP had taken stock of the arrangements […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Cabinet approves 4072 mobile towers in Maoist-prone areas, 483 in Odisha

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the “Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF)” supported scheme to provide mobile services at 4072 tower locations identified by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in inhabited uncovered areas affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE) of 96 districts in ten States for Phase-ll […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
ATM Cash Crunch: BJD to stage silent protest across State tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Blaming the Centre for cash crunch at banks and ATMs across the state, the ruling BJD today announced to stage a silent protest on Saturday. The party will stage protest for two hours -from 10 AM to 12 noon in front of the RBI Headquarters in Bhubaneswar and all nationalised banks in sub-divisions and […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha demands changes in 15th Finance Commission

Bhubaneswar: The State government today strongly opposed the Terms of Reference (ToR) of the 15th Finance Commission and stated that it may adversely impact devolution of resources to the state. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that the flow of funds to the State will decline during the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
7th Pay Commission: Salary Increased; here’s the hike details

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Centre has increased the salary of the Lieutenant Governors of Union Territories made it on a par with the emoluments of secretaries of the central government. The decision has been taken by the BJP-led central government at a meeting of the Union Cabinet presided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. The […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
CBSE Class 12 re-exam on April 25, Class 10 likely in July

Bhubaneswar: Amid protest by students, Education Secretary Anil Swarup today announced re-examination dates of the Class 12 and Class 10 subjects, question papers of which went viral around 30 minutes before the commencement of the exams. Swarup informed that the Class 12 Economics exam will be on conducted on April 25 across the country. Regarding […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Dilip Ray
BJP MLA Dilip Ray writes to PM Modi over Brahmani bridge delay

Rourkela: Reiterating his demand for early completion of the second bridge over Brahmani River and Super Speciality Hospital cum Medical College at Rourkela, local MLA Dilip Ray today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his letter, Ray reminded Modi of the latter’s promise to complete the second bridge over Brahmani river made not only […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BJD gheraoes CBSE office, demands Prakash Javadekar's resignation

Bhubaneswar: The student wing of the ruling-Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the Biju Chhatra Janata Dal (BCJD) today gheraoed the Bhubaneswar office of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) demanding resignation of Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister, Prakash Javadekar. The activists of BCJD criticised the decision of CBSE to conduct re-examination of Mathematics paper of […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
7th Pay Commission: April ‘shocker’ for govt employees; no further hike

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Central government employees have been expecting a further hike in the minimum pay next month after several news related to a possible increase in pay were published in the media. However, it seems the expectations have been crushed again as reports are there that the Centre is not going to increase the minimum […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
After rejecting Modi's plan, Odisha appoints own officers

Bhubaneswar: After rejecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to appoint senior officers as in-charge of backward districts to review implementation of government schemes, Odisha government has passed a resolution to appoint its own officers as observers to take stock of various government programmes. The State government has prepared a resolution to have a panel of […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
7th Pay Commission: New salary without arrears from April

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The end of the 2017-18 financial year is likely to bring in good news for the lakhs of government employees as reports are there that the Narendra Modi-led Central government is mulling to take a final call on the further hike in basic pay demand of the employees. It is believed that the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Aparajita Mohanty
Veteran actress Aparajita Mohanty to join BJP on Feb 19

Bhubaneswar: After Mahasweta Ray, another Ollywood actress Aparajita Mohanty has decided to join the BJP on February 19. Talking to mediapersons here, Mohanty said “Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a unique personality and his leadership inspires everyone. He has earned respect for the country world over.” Mohanty, who had joined the Congress on February 20, […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Naveen-Modi meeting fuels alliance chatter

Bhubaneswar: At a time when political rivalry between BJD and BJP is at its peak in Bijepur, the meeting between Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday in Delhi has triggered chatter about a new political equation between the two parties. While speculations are doing rounds in the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
No Modi's 'Pareeksha pe Charcha' in Odisha schools

Bhubaneswar: Citing that the Annual HSC examinations are round the corner, the Odisha government today refused to make special arrangements in schools for broadcast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Pareeksha Pe Charcha’ a programme which aims to share tips on stress-free examination and will be aired via video conferencing tomorrow. Briefing mediapersons, Odisha School and […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021