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Stop hijacking central schemes, BJP to Odisha government
Bhubaneswar, Oct 4 : The BJP on Sunday hit out at the Odisha government for trying to hijack the National Food Security Act (NFSA), a central scheme aimed at providing subsidised food grains to people.
Odisha signs MoU with IRRI for climate resilient paddy
Bhubaneswar, Oct 3 : The Odisha government on Saturday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Philippines-based International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) for promotion of new high yielding stress tolerant and climate resilient paddy.
Odisha Police, now, just a click away
Bhubaneswar, Oct 3 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday inaugurated a state police-citizen portal, enabling tech-savvy people to send their complaints online to the authorities.
Odisha engineer abducted by IS comes back home
Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 : Biochemical engineer Prabhas Samal, who was abducted by the Islamic State militant group in Libya last month, reached Odisha on Friday.
Odisha launches 'Jansampark Padyatra' to sensitise public
Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 : Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) launched its 'Jansampark Padyatra' - march for mass contact - on Friday to sensitise people about its various developmental initiatives in the state.
Odisha CM distributes digitised ration cards under NFSA
Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday distributed digitised ration cards under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) that would benefit 3.26 crore people.
Odisha's registers revenue growth of 25.43 percent
Bhubaneswar, Oct 1 : Despite slowdown in the global steel and mineral markets, Odisha achieved 25.43 percent growth in revenue generation both from tax and non-tax sources by September against the corresponding period of the last fiscal year.
Chit fund scam: CBI conducts raids in WB, Odisha
Kolkata/Balsore, Oct.1 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday raided several places in West Bengal and Odisha in connection with its ongoing probe in the multi-crore-rupee chit fund scam. The raids were carried out at the residences and the offices of chit fund company S.R. Green ...
Odisha records Rs.2,564 crore in software exports in 2014-15
Bhubaneswar, Oct 1 : Software exports from Odisha clocked Rs.2,564 crore in 2014-15, registering an 11 percent growth against the last corresponding fiscal, the government said on Thursday.
CBI raids chit fund offices in Odisha, West Bengal
Kolkata/Bhubaneswar, Oct 1 : The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Thursday conducted multiple raids in the offices and directors' houses of Odisha based chit fund company S R Green House Ltd. in Odisha and West Bengal , officials said.
Odisha asks banks to fix target for encouraging startups
Bhubaneswar, Oct 1 : The Odisha government on Thursday asked banks to set an agenda to meet the target under the "Start-up India, Stand up India" campaign.
Chit fund scam: CBI conducts raids in Bengal, Odisha
New Delhi, Oct 1 : The CBI on Thursday raided 19 places in Odisha and West Bengal in connection with its ongoing probe in the multi-crore-rupee chit fund scam, an official said.
1.70 lakh trucks off the road in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 1 : Around 1.70 lakh truckers from Odisha on Thursday joined the nationwide indefinite strike called by the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) demanding scrapping of the present toll system.
Odisha hikes electricity duty by 1 percent
Bhubaneswar, Sep 30 : Odisha on Wednesday increased the electricity duty rate by 1 percent for the industry to obtain additional revenue of about Rs.250 crore annually.
Odisha to procure 30 lakh tonnes paddy this year
Bhubaneswar, Sep 30 : The Odisha cabinet on Wednesday approved the state food and procurement policy for kharif marketing season (KMS) 2015-16 that targets to procure 30 lakh tonnes of paddy in kharif and rabi seasons.
Odisha aims for one crore egg production daily
Bhubaneswar, Sep 30 : To achieve self sufficiency in egg and meat production, the Odisha cabinet on Wednesday approved a poultry policy which aims to ensure daily production of one crore eggs and one lakh metric tonne of poultry meat annually by 2020.
Odisha Congress to launch 'Bijli satyagraha' against BJD
Bhubaneswar, Sep 29 : The Congress' Odisha unit on Tuesday said it would launch a 'Bijli satyagraha' against the BJD-led state government for resorting to power cuts even in the monsoon season.
Odisha approves Rs.41,900 crore investment proposals
Bhubaneswar, Sep 29 : The Odisha government on Tuesday approved seven big investment proposals worth Rs.41,900 crore including foreign direct investment (FDI) by a Japanese company.
Maoists: Penetrating Intelligence
New Delhi, Sep 28 : Three recent incidents in Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Telangana demonstrate improving levels of intelligence penetration of Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) ranks.
Odisha teachers resume work after 40 days
Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 : Nearly a month-and-a-half after going on strike, the agitating schoolteachers in 2,209 block grant high schools across Odisha rejoined duty on Monday.
Odisha to see political slugfest on Gandhi Jayanti
Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 : Gandhi Jayanti On October 2 is all set to witness a political contest amidst parties here, with the ruling BJD and its bete noire the Congress and the BJP preparing to hold simultaneous rallies across the state.
Mayo Clinic to set up cancer institute in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 28 : US-based cancer institute Mayo Clinic will set up a national-level cancer institution in Odisha for treatment of cancer patients, an official said on Monday.
Odisha carnival celebrates World Tourism Day
Bhubaneswar, Sep 27 : A colourful carnival with dancers from several states was organised in Odisha's capital city to mark World Tourism Day on Sunday.
Aditya Aluminium gets Odisha pollution watchdog's notice
Bhubaneswar, Sep 27 : The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has issued a show cause notice to Aditya Aluminium, asking it why the plant should not be shut for not adhering to the pollution control measures, a board official said on Sunday.
Odisha's sand artists create sculptures to celebrate World Tourism Day
Puri (Odisha), Sept.27 : Renowned artists Sudarsan Pattnaik and Manas Sahoo created sand sculptures on the shore of Puri Beach in Odisha over the weekend to mark the World Tourism Day.
17 sentenced to life imprisonment for killing Odisha police officer
Bhubaneswar, Sept.27 : As many as seventeen persons of Odisha's Sundargarh District have been sentenced to life imprisonment for killing an assistant sub inspector (ASI) of police in August, 2012.
Odisha seeks inclusion of Buddhist heritage within national circuit
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 : Odisha on Saturday urged the Centre to include its rich Buddhist heritage within the National Buddhist Circuit to boost the state's tourism potential.
Odisha approves four investment proposals worth Rs.1,542 cr
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 : The Odisha government on Saturday cleared four investment proposals worth Rs.1,542 crore.
Odisha unveils 3D map to attract tourists
Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 : In order to increase tourist inflow, a unique Odisha 3D map showcasing significant tourist destinations of the state was unveiled on Friday at Biju Patnaik International Airport here.
Five-year jail term for two MDs of Odisha chit fund company
Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 : A local court in Odisha on Friday awarded a five-year jail term and a Rs.50,000 fine to two managing directors of East Coast Mutual chit fund company for duping hundreds of depositors in Khurda district.