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Tag: Odisha Governor

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58 Maoist Cadres Neutralised, 194 Arrested In Past 5 Years: Odisha Governor

For large-scale conservation of surface water inside streams and rivers, the government has approved 30 in-stream storage structures during 2021-22 in the first phase. Groundwater recharge through 779 minor irrigation and panchayati raj tanks covering 15 districts has also been taken up in association with the Green Climate Fund and work in 71 tanks has been completed in 2021-22, the Governor said.

In Love With Odia Music: Odisha Governor Lends Voice For ‘Bande Utkala Janani’
In Love With Odia Music: Odisha Governor Lends Voice For ‘Bande Utkala Janani’ 

Sources said, music director Pramanand had gone to Raj Bhawan with the track after the Governor expressed his wise to lend voice for the iconic poem penned by Kantakabi Laxmikant Mohapatra. 

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Two Odisha Universities Get New VCs

Bhubaneswar: Governor of Odisha Prof. Ganeshi Lal on Monday appointed new Vice-Chancellors to two State-run universities. Professor Umaballava Mohapatra and Professor Sanjay Kumar Satapathy have been appointed as the Vice-…

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PMAY 'Corruption' Cry Grows Louder In Odisha, BJP Seeks Governor's Intervention

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has alleged large-scale irregularities in the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), the flagship housing scheme for the rural poor, reiterating that actual beneficiaries are deprived of the benefits. On Thursday, a delegation of the saffron party met Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal at the Raj Bhawan and submitted […]

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Pari Murder Case: ABVP Hits Street, BJP Moves Odisha Guv Demanding CBI Probe

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday urged Odisha Governor to take urgent measures for a probe by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the murder of Pari, a five-year-old girl from Nayagarh district whose skeletal remains were found near her house in Nayagarh district in July this year. In its memorandum, the BJP […]

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Six Odisha Universities Get New Vice-Chancellors

Bhubaneswar: The Governor of Odisha, Professor Ganeshi Lal on Monday appointed new vice-chancellors for six universities in the State. Aparajita Chowdhury has been appointed as new VC of Ramadevi Women’s University, Bhubaneswar while Sabita Acharya will look after the Utkal University. Similarly, Dinabandhu Sahoo has been posted as the new VC of Fakir Mohan University, […]

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Odisha Governor's Wife Sushila Devi Passes Away

Bhubaneswar: Sushila Devi, the first lady of the State and wife of Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal, passed away at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar late last night. She was undergoing treatment at the hospital due to post Covid-19 complications. “With profound grief and heavy heart, we inform that the First Lady of the State […]

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Odisha Guv Cancels 'At Home' Function On Independence Day

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal will not host the ‘At Home’ function at Raj Bhavan on the occasion of Independence Day this year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was taken to avoid a gathering in the wake of the pandemic, Raj Bhavan sources said on Friday. Due to the prevailing #Covidpandemic in […]

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Yoga A Divine Gift Of Bharat: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Sunday said Yoga is a divine gift of Bharat to the human civilization. “Yoga is a union of human consciousness with super consciousness, a divine gift of Bharat to the human civilization,” the Governor tweeted on the occasion of International Yoga Day. #Yoga union of human consciousness with super […]

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Make Wearing Of Face Mask A Way Of Life: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Tuesday urged people to make wearing face masks a common part of their lives. The governor made this appeal while releasing a special cover on ‘COVID-19, global pandemic’ and a pack of 10 picture postcards at the Raj Bhawan here. Wearing a mask is one of the preventive measures […]

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Govt To Focus On Employment, Value Addition: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said the state government is going to focus on employment and value addition on a big scale comparable to the best in the world. The government will focus on bold industrialization, world class infrastructure, MSME clusters, Startup Hubs, and others. Replying to the Governor’s address during the Motion […]

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Odisha Governor, CM Greet People On Christmas

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday greeted the people on the occasion of Christmas with the festival being celebrated across the state with gaiety and a spirit of bonhomie. Describing the festival as a symbol of peace, harmony and brotherhood, the governor in a message wished the people happiness […]

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Motor Rally To 'Trace Mahatma's Footprints In Odisha' Kicks Off

Bhubaneswar: To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, a motor rally ‘Tracing The Mahatma’s Footprints In Odisha’ was kicked off today in Bhubaneswar. The rally will connect the places in Odisha which where visited by the Father of the Nation. As per reports, 48 participants from Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai and Bhubaneswar will cover […]

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Odisha Governor’s Escort Vehicles Meet With Accident, 7 Injured

Mayurbhanj: At least seven persons were injured after two escort vehicles accompanying Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal met with an accident near Purunapani in Udala during his visit to Mayurbhanj district on Friday. The Governor was on his way to Baripada from Udala when the mishap occurred. However, the mishap occurred when the Governor’s vehicle had […]

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Two Odisha Universities Get New Vice Chancellors

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor and Chancellor of Universities, Ganeshi Lal on Monday appointed new Vice Chancellors for two Universities of the State. While Prof Govind J Chakrapani has been appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Berhampur University, Prof Hari Hara Hota has been posted as the Vice-Chancellor of Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya, Puri. Chakrapani and Hota have been […]

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President Ram Nath Kovind Arrives In Odisha On Two-day Visit

Bhubaneswar/Berhampur: President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Bhubaneswar on Friday on a two-day visit to Odisha. The President is scheduled to attend a function at the Army Air Defence College (AADC) in Gopalpur in Ganjam district on Saturday. Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Sarangi, Chief Secretary […]

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Odisha Guv approves action against three VSSUT professors

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Saturday approved disciplinary action against three professors of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) for allegedly leading a protest to oust its Vice Chancellor, official sources said. The governor, who is also the chancellor of the university, gave his consent based on the recommendation of the state Skill […]

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BJP stages walkout protesting supplementary demand passage 'without' discussion in Assembly

Bhubaneswar: BJP stages walkout over supplementary demand passage in Assembly through guillotine Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly on Friday witnessed noisy scenes with BJP MLAs protesting the passage of the first special supplementary budget, ‘without’ discussion on it in the House. The members later staged a walkout alleging the unconstitutional approach of the State government. The issue […]

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Odisha Governor not to hold 'At Home' party

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal will not hold the ‘At Home’ party on the occasion of Independence Day this year expressing solidarity with the people affected by cyclone Fani, an official said Saturday. “In solidarity with people affected by Cyclone Fani in the state, Hon’ble Governor has decided not to hold the ‘At Home’ […]

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Governor asks Odisha govt to expedite relief work

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal Monday asked the state government to expedite relief work and provide assistance to the people hit by the twin calamities of cyclone Titli and resultant floods. The governor mentioned that the severe floods resulting from heavy rainfall during post cyclonic storm Titli, have wrecked the state causing casualties and […]

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Fifth member of Lokayukta selection panel finalised

Bhubaneswar: After four years and five months of the passage of the Lokayukta Bill in the State Assembly, the selection committee under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today finalized the name of the fifth member of the panel. The name will be recommended to the Odisha Governor for approval. Leader of Opposition, Narasingha […]

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Probe begins into corruption in Ravenshaw University

Cuttack: A high level probe has now been initiated into alleged irregularities and corruption in Ravenshaw University in Cuttack. P.K. Das, additional secretary of the Higher Education Department today visited the premier educational institute in Cuttack as part of an inquiry which includes a detailed investigation into alleged irregularities in recruitment. Besides, a detailed probe […]

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Ganeshi Lal to take oath as Odisha Governor today

Bhubaneswar: Prof Ganeshi Lal will take oath as the Governor of Odisha at a special function at Raj Bhawan here today evening. Yesterday, Lal was given a Guard of Honour at Bhubaneswar Airport after his arrival at around 1.30 PM. It may be mentioned here that Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik was holding additional charge […]

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Indian Constitution never in danger, says Ganeshi Lal

New Delhi: Newly-appointed Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal today said the Indian Constitution is not in danger, instead those who try to violate it will be in trouble. Talking to OTV, Lal stated, “People who try to put the Indian Constitution in danger are the ones who will land in trouble. Existence of political parties could […]

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Appointment of new Odisha Governor raises eyebrows

Bhubaneswar: A day after President of India Ram Nath Kovind appointed former Haryana BJP chief Prof Ganeshi Lal as the new Governor of Odisha, the ruling and opposition party in the State have engaged in a blame game. The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has criticised the move claiming that Kovind’s decision was politically-motivated. BJD Spokesperson […]

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Satya Pal Malik takes oath as Odisha Governor

Bhubaneswar: Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik was on Wednesday sworn in as the Governor of Odisha. Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court Vineet Saran administered the oath of office to Malik at a ceremony held at the Raj Bhawan here. Earlier, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Assembly Speaker Pradip Amat welcomed Malik who […]

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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 […]

PM greets Odia people for Nuakhai fest

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Odisha Governor S C Jamir, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and a host of dignitaries today greeted the people of Odisha on the occasion of Nuakhai, a festival welcoming the new crop. “Nuakhai Juhar! Good wishes to Odia friends on the festival of Nuakhai. May this festival bring happiness and prosperity […]

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New VC appointed for Utkal University of Culture

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor S C Jamir today appointed Prof Kamal Kanta Mishra as the next Vice-Chancellor of Utkal University of Culture. Prof Mishra was selected from among three candidates for the prestigious post through personal interview, a release from the Raj Bhavan here said. He is presently working as Professor of Anthropology and Dean, School […]

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Cops in tizzy over threat letter to Guv

Bhubaneswar: The threat letter received by the Governor of Odisha SC Jamir on Monday came from Giridih of Jharkhand in which the senders have identified themselves as Maoists, DGP KB Singh said. “The incident is taken seriously as it is a matter of security concern. We are in contact with our Jharkhand counterparts. The real […]

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