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Odisha seeks choppers as flash flood situation in Kalyansinghpur remains grim

Bhubaneswar: Even as the flash flood situation in Kalyansinghpur in Rayagada district remains grim, Odisha Government on Sunday urged Centre to provide four helicopters to intensify relief and rescue operations. However, the situation is being closely monitored by senior officials and ODRAF, CRPF and fire services units have been rushed in to expedite rescue operations, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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CM Naveen writes to PM Modi against further disinvestment of Nalco

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi against further disinvestment of the Nalco. He also urged to issue instructions to the Ministry of Mines in this regard. “Nalco has been a symbol of Odisha’s pride. There is discontentment among the people of Odisha and the employees of the company after […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Odisha CM to take up Nalco disinvestment issue with Centre

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today assured, a delegation of Nalco employees, who have been agitating against the Centre’s decision to disinvest 9.1 per cent of government share from the Navratna company, to take up the issue related to Nalco’s disinvestment with the Centre. While thanking Patnaik for allocating the Potangi mines in favour […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Odisha CM harps on extensive use of social media

Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today asked Energy and Police departments to make extensive use of social media – Twitter & Facebook – to serve people better and address their grievances. As people in Odisha are grappling with power disruption amid severe heat wave conditions, Naveen asked the Energy department to resolve the complaints and […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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CM sets 2-yr deadline for completion of Keonjhar medical college

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who in November last year laid the foundation stone of proposed government Medical College in Keonjhar district, directed officials today to ensure its completion in two years. The proposed medical college was a long standing demand of locals in the district. The 100-seat medial college project, entailing investment of […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Respect decision if taken in BJD's interest: Baijayant

Bhubaneswar:  A day after his ‘removal’ from Parliamentary party spokesperson post, Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda on Saturday said it was BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik’s prerogative and he respects it if the decision was taken in the interest of the party. ”I have been tirelessly working for improvement of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for the past […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Odisha approves GST Bill; 6 goods exempted

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today approved the GST (Goods and Services Tax) Bill after the cabinet gave its nod for implementation in state across all goods except six. Among the 6 goods which have been kept out of the ambit of the State GST, 5 are petroleum products and the sixth one is alcohol. The […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Churn in BJD: Cautioned but contradicted, tweets Baijayant

Bhubaneswar: Following the exit of two leaders – Amar Nayak of Barchana yesterday and former Koraput MP Jayram Pangi today – from BJD, party MP Baijayant Panda once again took to twitter today saying he had warned of such moves by some leaders who are becoming targets of conspiracy within the party, but was criticised […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Ten ministers resign from Naveen cabinet

Bhubaneswar: Putting an end to speculations about a reshuffle in the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik led Cabinet, ten ministers have tendered their resignation here on Saturday. As per latest information, Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare Minister Sanjay Dasburma, Panchayatiraj & Law Minister Arun Sahoo, Higher Education Minister Pradeep Panigrahi, Housing & Urban Development Minister Pushpendra […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Naveen inaugurates language block in Utkal University; announces Rs 15 crore grant

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister (CM) Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated language block in the Utkal University and announced a grant of Rs 15 crore towards purchase of instruments to make the Central Instrumentation Centre of the varsity fully functional. The CM made this announcement at the students’ union function of the university organised here on Friday. Naveen […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Tension ahead of CM’s Utkal University visit; 50 detained

Bhubaneswar: Situation turned tense on the Utkal University Campus here in Bhubaneswar hours before CM Naveen Patnaik’s visit leading to detention of scores of students’ Congress activists by police. According to sources, a motorcycle rally was taken out by the students’ wing of Congress in protest of CM’s visit. Upon being stopped, a scuffle broke […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Naveen wants coalition to sail through 2019 elections: BJP

Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik met Atal Bihari Vajpayee at New Delhi, speculations are now rife over the political significance of the meeting even though the former termed it as a ‘courtesy call’. However, BJP sees it more than just a courtesy visit and has accused the ruling party of having serious political motives behind […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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CM Naveen Patnaik seems in a 'no & yes' dilemma over ministry reshuffle

Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik has kept everyone guessing about his move to reshuffle his ministry after party’s sub-par performance in the recently concluded Panchayat Polls. While earlier during the day in New Delhi, Patnaik ruled out the chances of a ministry reshuffle saying there are no thoughts about that right now, upon his return to […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Biju Patnaik deserves Bharat Ratna: CM Naveen

New Delhi: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today asserted that legendary leader Biju Patnaik deserves the Bharat Ratna. “I think he certainly deserves it, very much,” said Naveen while taking to newsmen in New Delhi. On being asked about Odisha’s demand for a special category status, Patnaik said “For a very long period we have been […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Bhadrak unrest: Police stage flag march; Centre sends in force

Bhadrak: Though situation in the communally tense Bhadrak town is slowly clawing back to normal with no untoward incident being reported, palpable tension continues to prevail in view of which police staged a flag march today. The Centre today rushed 2,000 paramilitary personnel to Odisha to assist the local administration in maintaining law and order […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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