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    Odisha continues to reel under heat wave
    Bhubaneswar, May 24 : Odisha continued to reel under intense heat wave conditions as 19 towns recorded temperatures of above 40 degrees Celsius on Sunday, even as some places saw a brief spell of rain giving much needed respite to the people.

    Resolve bottlenecks faced by large industries: Patnaik
    Bhubaneswar, May 23 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday directed officials to resolve the challenges faced by large industries in the state.

    Odisha achieves record seafood exports growth
    Bhubaneswar, May 22 : Encouraged by a record 26 percent growth in seafood exports to Rs.2,300 crore during 2014-15, the Odisha government has set an ambitious target to increase the exports of marine products to Rs.10,000 crore in the next three years.

    Odisha CM asks ministers to implement poll manifesto
    Bhubaneswar, May 21 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday asked all his ministers to create a yearly work plan to implement the Biju Janata Dal's poll manifesto in next four years.

    BJD lists achievements as Naveen completes year in office
    Bhubaneswar, May 21 : The Biju Janata Dal government in Odisha on Thursday completed one year of its fourth consecutive term in office, triggering another round of claims and counter-claims on its achievements.

    Odisha truckers likely to go on strike from June second week
    Bhubaneswar, May 21 : Odisha State Truck Owners' Federation (OSTOF) has said that they would go on a state-wide strike from the second week of June if the state government does not fulfil its eleven-point charter of demands.

    No respite from intense heat in Odisha: IMD
    Bhubaneswar, May 20 : There would be no respite for Odisha citizens reeling under the scorching summer, with the mercury level reaching 44 degrees Celsius in some places of the state, as the intense heat conditions are likely to prevail for a week, the weather office said.

    Odisha Congress attacks BJP, BJD over good governance
    Bhubaneswar, May 20 : The Congress on Wednesday lashed out at the Narendra Modi-led central government and Naveen Patnaik-led Odisha government for failing to provide good governance in last one year.

    Odisha to spend Rs.50 crore to reduce mother-child mortality
    Bhubaneswar, May 19 : The Odisha government has decided to spend Rs.50 crore annually to reduce Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) and Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in inaccessible areas of the state.

    Odisha government suffering from multi-organ failure: BJP
    Bhubaneswar, May 19 : Launching a scathing attack on the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the Odisha unit of the BJP on Tuesday said the state government was suffering from 'multi-organ failure' for last one year.

    Odisha court directs auction of chit fund firm properties
    Bhubaneswar, May 18 : A court in Odisha on Monday directed the state government to sell the attached properties of chit fund firm Safex Infra India through public auction and distribute the sale proceeds among the depositors equitably.

    Odisha students witness ISRO operations in Gujarat
    Bhubaneswar, May 18 : A group of 20 students from Odisha recently explored various aspects of operations of the Space Applications Centre of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Gujarat Science City in Ahmedabad.

    Green cover in Odisha threatened by mining
    Bhubaneswar, May 18 : Odisha's decision to open more mines is set to affect the green cover in the state further, environmentalists have warned.

    Odisha to help West Africa's coal-fired power plants
    Accra (Ghana), May 17 : The pollution control board of the Odisha has promised to share its experiences with West African countries that are planning to turn to coal-fired plants to increase electricity generation, Nihar Ranjan Sahoo, a senior environmental engineer with the board, said here.

    Odisha to procure 36 lakh tonnes of rice this year
    Bhubaneswar, May 16 : With paddy procurement up by 21 percent during kharif 2014-15, Odisha has set a target of procuring 36 lakh tonnes of rice this year from the 30 lakh tonnes, an official said on Saturday.

    Odisha bus owners threaten strike demanding fare hike
    Bhubaneswar, May 16 : The Odisha Private Bus Owners' Association on Saturday threatened to go on an indefinite strike from June 5 if the state government does not formulate a mechanism for automatic fare adjustment with the increase of fuel price.

    e-tendering for minerals transportation in Odisha
    Bhubaneswar, May 15 : The Odisha government on Friday decided to go for e-tendering to hire trucks for transporting minerals from various sources in the state.

    Odisha launches mobile app for safety of women
    Bhubaneswar, May 15 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched a mobile application, "Mo Sathi", for the security and safety of women in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

    HC asks manufactures to supply beer at last year's price in Odisha
    Bhubaneswar, May 14 : The Odisha High Court on Thursday allowed beer manufacturers to supply the beverage to the state-owned Odisha State Beverages Corporation (OSBC) at last year's prices.

    Odisha gets international award for pisciculture development
    Bhubaneswar, May 14 : A state government-undertaking of Odisha has been selected for an international award for its contribution in pisciculture development, an official said Thursday.

    Odisha to increase seats in government colleges by 20 percent
    Bhubaneswar, May 13 : Odisha Higher Education Minister Pradeep Panigrahi on Wednesday said the state government has taken an in-principle decision to increase the number of seats in government colleges by 20 percent from the current academic session.

    Odisha hospitals face action over health insurance schemes
    Bhubaneswar, May 13 : The Odisha government on Wednesday decided to take action against some health institutions in the state for their failure to provide proper facilities to poor patients under the health insurance schemes.

    Odisha sees 13 percent growth in fish production
    Bhubaneswar, May 11 : Odisha has achieved a record growth of around 13 percent in fish production during 2014-15, with total production of 4,67,076 tonnes against 4,13,889 tonnes in the previous fiscal, an official said on Monday.

    Odisha assured increased allocation of fertilizers
    New Delhi, May 11 : Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has assured adequate allocation of fertilizer to Odisha for ensuing Kharif Season and inclusion of the state under National Food Security Mission to promote cultivation of sugarcane.

    No power cut during summer evenings in Odisha: Official
    Bhubaneswar, May 11 : People in Odisha will not face load shedding during the peak evening hours this summer as the state has enough power to meet the demand, an official said on Monday.

    Odisha BJP to launch agitation against BJD
    Bhubaneswar, May 10 : The Odisha unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday decided to take on the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government by highlighting its shortcomings through the agitation path.

    BJP launches Mahasampark Abhiyan in Odisha
    Bhubaneswar, May 9 : The Odisha BJP on Saturday launched 'Mahasampark Abhiyan' to meet the thousands of new party members.

    Odisha CM urges centre to approve NIMHANS like institute
    Bhubaneswar, May 8 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday urged the central government to approve a health institute for Cuttack on the lines of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) in Bengaluru.

    Odisha CM Patnaik calls on Health Minister Nadda
    New Delhi, May 8 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday called on Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda in the national capital.

    Coal India unit resumes operations in Odisha coalfields
    Bhubaneswar, May 7 : Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), a unit of the state-run Coal India Ltd, on Thursday resumed operations at its key coalfields in Odisha that were shut a day ago following protests by locals, a company official said.

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