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Tag: Task Force

Odisha Sets Up Task Force Led By Ex-DGP Abhay To Curb Drug Trafficking
Odisha Sets Up Task Force Led By Ex-DGP Abhay To Curb Drug Trafficking

As per the government, Odisha has emerged as a major centre for drug trafficking over the last few years with cannabis grown in erstwhile Maoist-affected areas being smuggled all over the country.

Forest Fires In Odisha Double Up In 24 Hours, Similipal Under Control

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Odisha government claims to have brought the overall forest fire situation in the State under control, a release by the chairman of the newly formed Task Force presented a completely different picture on Thursday. As per the statement released by the Task Force chairman, Sandeep Tripathy, forest fires have been witnessed […]

Odisha Forest Fire: State Govt Deploys Extra Manpower, Machines; Night Patrolling Intensified

Bhubaneswar: Amidst concerns expressed over the wildfire which has engulfed a large portion of Similipal Tiger Reserve in Mayurbhanj district and other parts of the State, the Odisha government on Tuesday directed officials to intensify night patrolling to contain the fire. Apart from this, the State government has decided to deploy extra manpower and machines […]

Odisha Forms Task Force To Reduce Man-Animal Conflict

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has constituted a state-level task force to prepare a master plan for the next three years for the reduction of man-animal conflict in the state. The 18-member task force has been constituted under the chairmanship of Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) and Chief Wildlife Warden, informed Forest and Environment Minister […]

Task Force On Motherhood Age To Submit Report By July 31

New Delhi: The central government has set up a 10-member Task Force to examine matters pertaining to age of motherhood, imperatives of lowering maternal mortality rate and improvement of nutritional levels. The formation of the Task Force headed by Jaya Jaitly was announced in a gazette notification issued on Thursday. The Task Force will submit […]

Nirmala Sitharaman
Task Force On Direct Tax Code To Submit Report By July 31: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that a task force on the new Direct Tax Code will submit its report by month end. The new direct tax code is set to replace the existing Income Tax Act. The aim is to reform the complex income tax laws into simpler tax codes with […]

Facebook establishing task force for 2019 India elections

New Delhi: Facing the uphill task of tackling election-related interference on its platform as India gets ready for polls next year, Facebook on Saturday said it is establishing a task force comprising “hundreds of people” in the country to prevent bad actors from abusing its platform. “With the 2019 elections coming, we are pulling together […]

Land scam in Bhubaneswar
Govt Land Belongs to Everyone But Govt!

By Sandeep Sahu Some time at the beginning of the 1990s, an acquaintance offered this author a piece of land near Bahai Bhavan, close to the already bustling CRPF Square, for Rs 10, 000. Even after making allowance for the fact that the ‘offer’ was made over two and a half decades ago, this was […]

Expedite process for capital investments: CM tells officials

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today underscored the need to expedite the process for capital investments in Odisha. Reviewing the status of investment in the industrial sector as per the promises made by the companies at the recent Make In Odisha Conclave at the State Secretariat here, the chief minister directed the concerned departments to […]

Climbing Taladhwaja: Arrested devotee forwarded to court

Puri: A devotee from Gujarat arrested by the Police yesterday for climbing the Taladhwaja chariot of Lord Balabhadra was forwarded to the court today. According to reports, Dipesh Shah, a businessman from Ahmadabad had climbed the Taladhwaja chariot of Lord Balabhadra in the wee hours July 8. After having the darshan of the Lord, he […]

DQ row: Modalities on task force report okayed

Bhubaneswar: Modalities for implementation of recommendations of the task force constituted to look into allotment of plots and flats under discretionary quota have got approval from the State government today. After the task force’s recommendations come into force, total allotments of 6,001 flats and plots by BDA, CDA, Housing Board and GA since January 1, […]