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Shocked over removal of women's shawls, Odisha CM tells assembly
Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 : Expressing shock over the removal of black stoles/shawls of women by security men at a public event, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said a probe was on and authorities have been warned against repetition of such incidents in future.

'Iron Lady' Jayalalithaa was leader of the masses: Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Dec. 6 : Describing late Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa's demise as a national loss, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the former was the leader of the masses and made immense contribution to the development and welfare of the people.

Odisha assembly mourns Jayalalithaa, adjourned
Bhubaneswar, Dec 6 : The Odisha assembly adjourned for the day on Tuesday as a tribute to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, who died on Monday night.

102 children died in Malkangiri district: Odisha Health Minister
Bhubaneswar, Dec 5 : At least 102 children have died in Odisha's Malkangiri district due to Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome so far, Health Minister Pradip Amat said on Monday.

Opposition demands Odisha CM's apology
Bhubaneswar, Dec 5 : The Odisha Assembly on Monday witnessed unruly scenes as the opposition demanded an apology from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for apparent disregard for women by the police at a rally on the previous day.

Currency exchange racket busted in Odisha; Rs 1.42 cr seized
Bhubaneswar, Dec 4 : Odisha Police on Sunday busted a currency exchange racket in scrapped notes with the seizure of over Rs 1.42 crore and arrest of eight persons in Sambalpur district.

42-foot-long whale carcass found on Odisha beach
Bhubaneswar, Dec 4 : A 42-foot-long and 28-foot-wide carcass of a whale was found at Baidhara Pentha beach in Puri district of Odisha, said an official on Sunday.

Odisha moves SC on Mahanadi water dispute
Bhubaneswar, Dec 3 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday said the state has sought an injuction from the Supreme Court against Chhattisgarh's "unilateral" constructions on the Mahanadi river.

Odisha to get Rs 70,000 cr revenue from coal block auction
Bhubaneswar, Dec 2 : Union Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said that Odisha will get Rs 70,000 crore as 12 coal blocks in the state have already been allocated.

Make in Odisha conclave attracts over Rs 2 lakh investment intent
Bhubaneswar, Dec 2 : The Make in Odisha conclave, the state's biggest showpiece event, here has attracted over Rs two lakh crore investment intent in the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Friday.

Odisha to get Rs 70,000 cr revenue from coal blocks: Goyal
Bhubaneshwar, Dec 2 : Union Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said that Odisha will get Rs 70,000 crore as 12 coal blocks in the state have already been allocated.

Make In Odisha conclave attracts Rs 2 lakh crore investment ...
Bhubaneshwar, Dec 2 : The Make in Odisha conclave, the state's biggest showpiece event, here has attracted over Rs two lakh crore investment intent in the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Friday.

Make in Odisha conclave attracts Rs 22,000 cr investment on day one
Bhubaneshwar, Dec 1 : The Make in Odisha conclave, the state's biggest showpiece event here, attracted over Rs 22,000 crore ($3.2 billion) new investments on its first day Thursday.

Aditya Birla Group to set up apparel manufacturing unit in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Dec 1 : Aditya Birla Retail and Fashion Ltd (ABFRL) will set up an apparel manufacturing unit in Odisha with a capacity of 2.5 million pieces per annum, said a statement on Thursday.

Make in Odisha conclave inaugurated
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 : The state's biggest investment summit "Make in Odisha Conclave" was inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday.

Tata Steel's Ferro-chrome plant inaugurated in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 : A 55,000 tonne per annum Ferro-chrome plant set up by Tata Steel in Ganjam district of Odisha was inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday.

Odisha seeks Chicago University expertise to improve energy ...
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 : The Odisha government has decided to seek technical expertise from the University of Chicago to improve energy efficiency and pollution control, said an official on Wednesday.

Odisha farmers in distress after demonetisation
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 : Demonetisation of high-denomination currency notes has badly hit agricultural activity across Odisha as cash is the primary mode of transaction in the sector, which provides employment and sustenance to more than 60 per cent of the state's workforce.

Stage set for Make in Odisha conclave
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 : The stage is set for the three-day Make in Odisha conclave, which will begin here on Wednesday, with the state government expecting to attract large investments in various sectors, an official said.

Odisha to provide credit linkage of Rs 1,000 cr to women's SHGs
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the state government would increase the credit linkage for women's Self Help Groups (SHGs) to Rs 1,000 crore this year.

Vedanta lays foundation stone of Government Medical College in ...
New Delhi [India], Nov 28 (ANI): Vedanta Limited, a globally diversified natural resources company, has partnered with the State Government of Odisha to set-up a Government Medical College in Bhangabari at Bhawanipatna, Kalahandi District.

Newly-wed Odisha woman killed as family fails to give new notes
Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 : A newly-married woman was killed by her in-laws in Odisha's Ganjam district as her father failed to give dowry of Rs 1.70 lakh in new currency, the state police said on Monday.

Odisha sees protests at banks, schools closed
Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 : As part of the nation-wide protest against fiscal chaos post-demonetisation, the opposition parties in Odisha on Monday took to streets, while the state ordered a shutdown of educational institutions.

Pradhan tells Odisha Govt. demonetisation no reason to shut ...
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] Nov. 28 (ANI): Union Minister of state for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday questioned the Government of Odisha as to why it had decided to close all government run schools and colleges citing demonetisation as an excuse.

Install card swipe machines in hospitals: Odisha government tells ...
Bhubaneswar, Nov 26 : The Odisha government on Saturday asked the district collectors to facilitate installing credit and debit card swipe machines in different health institutions for smooth transactions.

Uproot BJD government for development, Amit Shah tells Odisha voters
Bhubaneswar, Nov 25 : BJP President Amit Shah on Friday questioned the state BJD government's performance in the last 17 years and asked voters to uproot it for allegedly failing to fulfil even basic needs.

Odisha proposes a fisheries university
Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 : The Odisha government has decided to set up a fisheries university to harness the fishing opportunities in the state, an official said on Thursday.

Odisha orders testing of soft drinks
Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 : The Odisha government has asked district health officials to collect samples of soft drinks in the state after heavy metals were found in different soft drinks in other parts of the country, said an official on Thursday.

Odisha seeks small denomination notes for rural areas
Bhubaneswar, Nov 23 : The Odisha government on Wednesday demanded more small denomination notes of Rs 500 and Rs 100 to ease the troubles of people in rural areas of the state.

States told to use traditional tribal foods to curb malnutrition
New Delhi, Nov 23 : Following several deaths of tribals due to malnutrition in Odisha and Maharashtra, the government on Wednesday informed Parliament that it has advised the states for the use of traditional food in the food basket.

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