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Tag: Visit

CPI leaders visit DMK chief Stalin to cement ties for LS poll

Chennai: Communist Party of India general secretary S Sudhakar Reddy along with senior leaders of his party visited DMK president M K Stalin and discussed the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Led by Reddy, CPI Rajya Sabha MP D Raja, state secretary R Mutharasan visited Stalin days after CPI(M)’s top leader Sitaram Yechury had called on […]

Congress protests CM Naveen's Rourkela visit

Rourkela: Hundreds of Congress workers protested Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to Rourkela today and staged an agitation at the Birsa square in the city. According to sources, workers of the Sundergarh district Congress staged an agitation at the Birsa square by tying up black cloth around their foreheads opposing the Chief Minister’s visit. They […]

Imran Khan to visit China in October

Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China in October, the media reported on Friday. It will be Khan’s first visit to China after assuming the office. The dates of his visit and meeting schedule with Chinese officials is being finalised, the News International reported. It said that Khan will be accompanied by a […]

Javadekar meets BJP workers in Berhampur

Berhampur: BJP leader and Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today visited Berhampur and met party workers to discuss plans for 2019 general elections. “We have started preparations for 2019 Lok Sabha elections. I have been given the charge of four Lok Sabha constituencies–Bhubaneswar, Puri, Berhampur, and Nabarangpur. I will take stock of the […]

PM Modi back after 2-day China visit

  New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived here after a two-day informal summit meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuhan. The Prime Minister was received at the airport by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. In their talks, PM Modi and President Xi decided to issue strategic guidance to their respective militaries to […]

CM Naveen to visit Nuapada today

Nuapada: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will visit Nuapada district on Wednesday. During his visit to Nuapada, the chief minister will lay foundation stones of many developmental projects and distribute various things to beneficiaries. According to sources, Naveen will attend various programmes at Khadial and two other places in the district. Also read: CM inaugurates slew […]

Japanese Encephalitis: BJP team to visit Malkangiri today

Bhubaneswar: While the death toll due to the deadly Japanese Encephalitis (JE) is rising faster in Malkangiri district, a six-member team of the BJP Odisha unit led by State general secretary Bhrugu Baxipatra will visit affected villages in the district on Friday to take stock of the situation. The team would assess the causes behind […]

Health minister to see Parala Maharaja in Chennai hospital today

Bhubaneswar: Health minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak will visit Chennai on Thursday to enquire about the health condition of the Parala Maharaja Gajapati Narayan Deb, who has been admitted to Apollo Hospital in Chennai for treatment. On Wednesday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had directed the Health Minister to visit Chennai and take stock of the king’s […]

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Mahanadi row: BJD team to leave for Chhattisgarh today

Bhubaneswar: The 12-member BJD delegation will leave for Chhattisgarh today to conduct ground inspection of the projects being undertaken by the neighbouring State on river Mahanadi. The team will reach the spot tomorrow after a brief halt at Jharsuguda today. The committee headed by MP and BJD vice president Prasanna Acharya will visit the construction […]

BJP condemns BJD attack on its workers

Bhubaneswar: Coming down heavily on the attack on BJP activists showing black flags at Food Supply minister Sanjay Dasburma and Housing and Urban Development minister Pushpendra Singhdeo at Manamunda in Boudh district yesterday, members of the saffron party staged protests, road blockades in many parts of the state on Friday. Hundreds of BJP activists staged […]

BJD attack on partymen: BJP stages dharna in Boudh

Boudh: Protesting against the brutal assault on BJP activists showing black flag at Food Supply minister Sanjay Dasburma at Manamunda in Boudh district yesterday, workers of the saffron party on Saturday staged dharnas in front of the offices of district Collector and Superintendent of Police (SP) here. Besides, the members of the party were seen […]

NCSC chairman to visit Kandhamal today

Bhubaneswar: A day after the chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) Rameswar Oraon visited Kandhamal to investigate the circumstances leading to the death of six tribals during an alleged exchange of fire between security personnel and Maoists inside Malapanga forest in the district on July 8, chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled […]

Parrikar to attend Vikas Utshav in Cuttack today

Bhubaneswar: Union Defence minister Manohar Parrikar will arrive here this afternoon and proceed to Cuttack to attend ‘Vikas Utsav’ the BJP is observing to commemorate two years of its government at the Centre. Along with Parrikar, Union minister of state for Social Justice and Empowerment Vijay Sampla and Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan are also […]

50 BJP workers detained ahead of CM’s Dhenkanal visit

Dhenkanal: A day after BJD workers protested the visit of two Union ministers – Santosh Gangwar and Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti – to Bargarh and pelted stones damaging the Union Textiles Minister’s vehicle, Dhenkanal police on Saturday detained 50 BJP workers ahead of chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to Gandia. The 12 BJP workers had been […]

Gadkari to attend ‘Vikas Utsav’ in Bhubaneswar today

Bhubaneswar: Union minister for Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will arrive here this afternoon to attend the ‘Vikas Utsav’ the BJP is observing to commemorate two years of its government at the Centre. According to sources in the party, the Union minister will arrive at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in the city at 1.15 […]

BJP on toes ahead of PM’s visit to Balasore

Bhubaneswar: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Balasore just three days away, leaders and workers of Odisha BJP are on their toes to make the event a success. The state unit of BJP is leaving no stones unturned for successful arrangement of the programme. According to sources, Odisha BJP president Basant Panda and BJP […]

Congress team reviews Jagmohan repair work

Bhubaneswar: A day after chief minister Naveen Patnaik visited Jagannath Temple in Puri and reviewed the repair work of Jagmohan, the chamber facing the sanctum sanctorum of the temple, Congress leader Narasingha MIshra along with Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Prasad Harichandan and Tara Prasad Bahinipati visited the 12th century shrine on Thursday to take […]

Union Agriculture minister to visit Odisha today

Bhubaneswar: Union Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh will visit Odisha on Sunday. During his visit to the state, the Union minister will participate in Akhi Muthi, the ceremony on Akshaya Trutiya day that marks the beginning of the agricultural season in Odisha, at the Central Rice Research Institute (CRRI)in Kandarpur. According to sources, Union Petroleum […]

Naveen to leave on 5-day visit to Delhi today

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will embark on a five-day visit to New Delhi today. During his stay in the national capital, the CM is scheduled to attend the Chief Ministers’ Conference to be held on April 24. He is also likely to meet Union Ministers to take up projects related to Odisha during the […]

GIZ team discusses public transport in city with Mayor

Bhubaneswar: In an attempt to develop Bhubaneswar as a world class smart city, a delegation from German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) on Tuesday visited the state capital and met Mayor Anant Narayan Jena. According to sources, the members of GIZ discussed the existing public transport system in the city and plans to improve it. […]

PM Narendra Modi to visit Odisha today

Bhubaneswar: All preparations have reached final stage ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bargarh to address a farmers’ convention on Sunday. The stage is set for a farmers’ rally to be also addressed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah. According to sources, two stages have been prepared for the convention. While […]

Rajnath Singh to review LWE situation in Odisha today

Bhubaneswar: Union Home minister Rajnath Singh will arrive in Odisha on a one-day visit today. Singh will visit Koraput and Malkangiri districts to review anti-Maoist operations in these Naxal-infested areas. After his arrival at a BSF camp in Koraput, the Home minister will participate in a high-level meeting with officials. He will discuss anti-Maoist operations […]

CRPF DG to visit Sambalpur today

Bhubaneswar: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) DG Prakash Mishra is scheduled to visit Samabalpur today. During his visit to the city, Mishra will lay the foundation stone of CRPF group centre at Basantpur area in Gosala. Notably, after Bhubaneswar this will be the second CRPF centre in Odisha which has both accommodation and training facilities […]

Paswan arrives on two-day Odisha visit today

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan is coming on a two-day visit to the state beginning on Thursday. According to reports, Paswan will arrive at Biju Patnaik International Airport at around 1:30 pm today. Later in the day, he will hold discussions with concerned officials about the implementation […]

Odisha BJP upbeat about Amit Shah's visit

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha BJP is hoping that party president Amit Shah's visit to the state from Jan 6 will revitalise and strengthen its position after the drubbing it received in the assembly and general elections, state party leaders say.