The nation will celebrate freedom fighter Birsa Munda's birth anniversary in the line of Mahatma Gandhi and other freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for the nation, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday
PM Modi also wished his ministerial colleagues Mahendra Nath Pandey and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on their birthday, and lauded their work in the government.
Morrison said that Australia's Trade and Investment Minister Dan Tehan and India's Commerce and Industries Minister Piyush Goyal will be meeting in New Delhi next week.
It will be the first SCO summit being held in a hybrid format and the fourth summit that India will participate in as a full-fledged member of the bloc.
Independence Day is a festival of freedom for the countrymen. Today marks the beginning of the 75th year of India’s Independence and has a special significance as the entire nation is celebrating ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’. This was made possible by generations of struggle of freedom fighters, some known, and many unknown, who made great sacrifices for the country. Today, people are breathing under fresh skies because of the heroic deeds of the freedom fighters. Here is a sneak peek into the I-Day celebrations across the country.
Bhubaneswar: The Odia New Year was celebrated with religious fervour with people distributing ‘pana’, a traditional cool drink on Saturday. As the day is also celebrated as the birthday of Lord Hanuman, devotees thronged several temples across the State. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also greeted the people of Odisha on the occassion of Maha Bisuba […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday sought intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in expediting establishment of National Institute of New Energy and Innovation in the State. In a letter, Patnaik drew PM’s attention to the inordinate delay in execution of the proposed institute of national repute at Bhubaneswar by Ministry of New […]
Bhubaneswar: With resentment brewing among Rourkela residents, BJP MLA Dilip Ray too vented his anger over inordinate delay in construction of the second bridge on Brahmani River. Ray has vehemently criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his own party leader and Union Minister for Road and Transport Nitin Gadkari for not fulfilling their promise of […]
Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi should share views on the importance of country’s improved rating during the upcoming Mann Ki Baat programme, opined BJD MP Baijayant Panda. While responding to Prime Minister’s request on possible topics and ideas for this month’s Mann Ki Baat programme on Twitter, Panda suggested that Modi should take up topics […]
Bhubaneswar: Expressing concern over barrage construction by Jharkhand, Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray has sought intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to save Odisha’s Brahmani river. In a letter to Modi, Ray has raised the issue of arbitrary construction of barrages and dams on the two tributaries of—Shankh and South Koel will turn Brahmani river into […]
Bhubaneswar: As the Modi wave is all set to descend on Odisha with the streets of the capital city dressed up in saffron, the BJD seems to have maintained an uneasy calm. Though the party plans to celebrate the death anniversary of Biju Patnaik on April 17, it seems to have started making efforts to […]
Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate police on Sunday chalked out a comprehensive strategy for the security and other arrangements ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit on April 15. Police Commissioner Y.B. Khurania informed that 300 officers and 70 platoons of armed police would be deployed for the security and traffic arrangements. “Elaborate plans will be made […]
Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, on Friday, held a review meeting with senior officials on the security and other arrangements ahead of Prime Minster Narendra Modi’s Odisha visit on April 15. He will be attending the two-day national executive meet here in Bhubaneswar. The review assumes significance as the Maoists had blown up a […]
Bhubaneswar: After the ruling-BJD and Congress in Odisha, slammed PM Narendra Modi’s comments on poverty in Odisha, Union Petroleum minister defended the remarks citing Nagada malnourishment deaths, Dana Majhi episode and Japanese Encephalitis deaths as examples. Are not these issues are proof of the level of poverty in Odisha? The union minister asked while addressing […]
Bhubaneswar: The BJP today came down heavily on the double standards of Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Mahanadi issue. Criticising the chief minister, who in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday had urged him to withdraw the formation of Negotiation Committee formed by the Water Resources ministry to resolve the Mahanadi […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented National Bravery Award for the year 2016 to 25 children of the country including Mohan Sethy of Odisha at a glittering ceremony in the national capital today. The Prime minister presented a citation, plaque and cash prize to Sethy. A native of Cuttack district, Sethy had displayed exemplary […]
Bhubaneswar/Bargarh: Claimed to have made the IOCL function a great success, the BJP has focussed western Odisha, where a mega farmers rally is going to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 21. “The PM’s farmers’ rally, which is going to be organised in Bargarh, will be the biggest one”, BJP’s Odisha’s in-charge […]
The President of India Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sought blessings of the Holy Trinity for healthy and prosperous life to all on the auspicious occasion of Rath Jatra
Bhubaneswar: With Odisha facing general and assembly elections simultaneously this year, the central leaders of various political parties are descending on the state to hit the campaign trail. After back-to-back tours of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit the state on February 6. “Gandhi will address two public meetings […]
Dubai: Accusing the Narendra Modi government of pushing intolerance, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said retrieving the ‘idea of India’, which is tolerant, was the biggest challenge in the next Lok Sabha polls. Interacting with students at the IMT University here, the Congress President also gave a glimpse of his vision vis-a-vis the future […]