Tag: Odisha Cm Naveen Patnaik

Will Tourism Get A Boost After CM Naveen’s Photo Quiz?

Bhubaneswar: The world got a glimpse of a scenic landscape in Odisha after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik shared a picture on social media on November 24. From his official Twitter handle, Patnaik shared the photograph and asked people to guess the location. Though most people got the answer right, Patnaik himself came to the rescue […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Odisha Supplies Oxygen To Delhi, CM Kejriwal Extends Gratitude
Odisha Supplies Oxygen To Delhi, CM Kejriwal Extends Gratitude

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday extended his gratitude towards Odisha for supplying oxygen during the ongoing fight against COVID-19. “Out of the total increased quota of…

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
President Ram Nath Kovind Lays Foundation For Paika Rebellion Memorial In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday laid the foundation stone for a memorial to mark completion of 200 years of Paika Rebellion, a valiant uprising of Paikas in 1817 against the British Rule which is often termed as the First War of Independence. Apart from President Kovind, Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, Chief Minister Naveen […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Column: Sorry, Mr. Chief Minister, Cheerleading Is Not The Media’s Job!

By Sandeep Sahu Speaking at the annual day function of Prameya News 7 on Tuesday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the media, whether print or electronic, should ‘always’ focus on ‘positive news’. But is it really the job of the media to spread positivity? Aren’t our governments, including Mr. Patnaik’s own, already doing a remarkable […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Devotion Born In CM Naveen For Puri Very Surprising: Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb

Puri: Ever since Odisha was born as a separate State (Utkal Pradesh), no Chief Minister had shown interest to develop Puri as a world heritage site or construct a security zone around Sri Jagannath Temple. It is actually surprising to see CM Naveen Patnaik showing so much interest for the heritage corridor, said Puri Gajapati […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
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Odisha Seeks More International Air Connectivity

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday requested Union Civil Aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri for more international air connectivity to the state. He also sought early air connectivity to Jeypore and Rourkela airstrips under the RCS-UDAN scheme. In a letter, the Chief Minister also invited the Union minister to visit Odisha along with […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Column: BJD Is Not Just ‘Dependent’ On Naveen; He Is Indispensable To It

By Sandeep Sahu Did he mean it? Or was he just being disingenuous? It was, of course, magnanimous of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik to claim, while addressing the 22nd foundation day celebrations of the BJD on Thursday, that the party was not ‘dependent’ on him for its survival and growth. But was […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Odisha CM Announces Cancer Hospital For Bargarh

Bargarh: A cancer hospital will soon be established in Bargarh, announced Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during his one-day visit to the western Odisha district on Tuesday. Patnaik also laid foundation stone and inaugurated several welfare projects worth Rs 150 crore during his visit to Bargarh. The Chief Minister also inaugurated the new 300-bed capacity […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Column: The Challenge Of Implementing Good Programmes

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Mo Sarkar as a concept is excellent. It is aimed at improving the quality of governance and bringing government closer to people. By extension it also means involving people in the process of governance. However, for the idea to click it is important to implement it properly. A good beginning was […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
13th Film Festival On Art & Artists Concludes

Bhubaneswar: The 13th International Film Festival on Art and Artists organised by the JD Centre of Art, which witnessed multiple film screenings, workshops and talks by several senior artists, concluded here on Monday. The festival had an underlying theme of bringing out the tumultuous experience an artist goes through in life and the effort he/she […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Odisha Clears Deck For OBC Survey, Amends OBC Commission Act

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Monday amended the State Commission For Backward Classes Act, 1993 to enable the Commission to undertake survey of the social and educational conditions of the people belonging to the backward classes. “In a historic move, this August House has resolved to amend the Odisha State Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993 […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Odisha Parents’ Association Alleges Nexus Between Schools & Private Book Publishers

Bhubaneswar: Alleging secret nexus between schools and private book publishers, Odisha Abhibhabak Mahasangha (Parents’ Association) staged a protest here on Monday. The association wrote to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urging him to take immediate steps to ensure no school violates the direction of Orissa High Court and the Right to Education Act 2005. “We have […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Empowering Women Cornerstone Of Development Initiatives: CM Naveen On International Women’s Day

Bhubaneswar: Highlighting the champion role played by women in the development of nation, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday stated that efforts need to be taken towards empowering women. Taking to twitter on the occasion of International Women’s Day, Patnaik wrote, “Be it financial independence or representing the people in Parliament, empowering women has […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Coronavirus: Odisha Shuts Down 5 Districts, 8 Towns Till March 29

Bhubaneswar: In order to contain the spread of Coronavirus, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday ordered a near-total lockdown of 5 districts and 8 towns including the State capital for a week. According to the announcement of the CM, five districts and eight major towns in the State will be locked-down from 7 AM […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19: Odisha CM Urges PM Modi To Grant Rs 380 Crore Unemployment Grant For MGNREGA Workers

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sanction an amount of Rs 380.39 crore as unemployment allowance to 36,10,797 Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) workers of the State who have lost their livelihood during the ongoing lockdown period due to Covid-19. “While we are taking […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021