Tag: Sushma Swaraj

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On birth anniversary of Sushma Swaraj, here are some lesser-known facts about the BJP stalwart

Sushma Swaraj, the legendary Indian politician was born on February 14. On the day of her birth anniversary, know some interesting things about Sushmaji and her love marriage to Swaraj Kaushal.

  • Wednesday, 14 February 2024
Loot at Bhubaneswar airport: NRI seeks Sushma Swaraj, CM Naveen's help

Bhubaneswar: NRI Neeraj Chandan, who was allegedly robbed of cash and other valuables worth lakhs of rupees after he arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar a few days ago, has sought intervention of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the matter. In a tweet, Neeraj today sought […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq arrive in Amritsar

Amritsar: The mortal remains of 38 Indian men killed by the Islamic State terror group in Mosul, Iraq, in 2014 arrived here on Monday afternoon on a special IAF aircraft. Union Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh accompanied the mortal remains. “We are thankful to the authorities in Iraq for the help (they […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Odia youth’s body stranded in Saudi Arabia; Sushma Swaraj intervenes

Cuttack: Ministry of External Affairs has initiated the process of bringing back the body of an Odia youth from Saudi Arabia following minister Sushma Swaraj’s intervention in the matter after a tweet from a friend of the deceased. The deceased, identified as Sudarshan Pradhan of Bainchua under Tangi police limits of Cuttack district, had left […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Hope revives for Odia labourers trapped in Saudi

Bhubaneswar: After the travails of 12 Odia labourers trapped in Saudi Arabia and struggling to come home was reported by OTV on June 24 for the second time in its series on the issue, the Indian Embassy in Riyadh and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik again took to Twitter showing their alertness on the issue. Responding […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odia Labourers trapped in Saudi, Rescue assurances remain as tweets only

Bhubaneswar: Remember the travails of 12 Odia labourers trapped in Saudi Arab and struggling to come home? Soon after OTV reported on the issue on May 9, both State and Central governments promptly responded to lend hand to rescue these people through twitter exchanges.  Surprisingly, no action has been initiated in the matter though more […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Post Office Passport Seva Kendras in Balasore, Berhampur, Bhawanipatana soon

Bhubaneswar: In a reply to Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s letter, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today stated that Centre has decided to open Post Office Passport Seva Kendras in Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam) and Bhawanipatana. Swaraj wrote to Pradhan apprising about opening of three new passport service centres in the second phase since he had requested […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Naveen Patnaik
CM urges Sushma to set up ‘Visa on Arrival’ station at city airport

Bhubaneswar: In view of the increase in foreign tourist arrivals in the state after the recent international connectivity with Air Asia, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today wrote a letter to External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj requesting her to set up a Visa on Arrival station at the Bhubaneswar airport here. In the letter, Patnaik stated […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan urges Centre to set up 7 more passport offices in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan today urged the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to set up seven more Passport Sewa Kendras in Odisha. “Growing need is felt to open additional POPSKs/PSKs to expedite issue of passports. I take this opportunity to request you to kindly issue necessary instructions […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odias trapped in Saudi Arabia: Admin on toes after External Affairs ministry steps in

Bhubaneswar/Berhampur: After External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj stepped in following a report aired on Odisha Television Limited (OTV) and later published on this platform on kin of Odia labourers from Ganjam trapped in Saudi Arabia seeking help, the district administration has launched a probe to gather information on the trapped labourers. According to sources, the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
OTV impact: Sushma Swaraj intervenes to repatriate Odias trapped in Saudi Arabia

Indian Embassy in Riyadh is actively working towards the repatriation of Odia labourers trapped in Saudi Arabia

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik meets Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday met the Union Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi where he discussed a number of issues relating to Post Office Passport Seva Kendras, grievance redressal of immigrants from Odisha working abroad and sharing of database on immigrants with the State Government. In the meeting, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Cannot help Iranian woman due to court order: Swaraj

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today expressed inability in helping a British woman charity worker of Iranian origin who has been sentenced to one year imprisonment by a court in Odisha on charges of causing death of a tribal child due to negligence. Swaraj had sought a report from Odisha government on the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Sushma thanks Odia doctor for successful kidney transplant

Bhubaneswar: Union External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has heaped praise on Odia doctor Dr Mukut Minz for conducting successful kidney transplant on her at the All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday. Sushma was discharged from AIIMS on Monday evening, 10 days after she underwent a kidney transplant at the premier hospital on December 10. Presently the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
India emerged as educational hub for world: Sushma

New Delhi: India has emerged as educational hub with institutions like IITs, IIMs, NITs and universities attracting students from all over the world, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday. Addressing a ceremony to present the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Distinguished Alumni Award 2018 award here, Sushma Swaraj said that India had […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021