Bhubaneswar, Feb 11 : Aiming to attract investments to Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will hold meetings with investors and foreign delegations from Japan, China and other countries in Mumbai on February 14.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 11 : Seven steel majors including a central PSU have participated in the e-auction process to bag Odisha's Ghorhaburhani-Sagasahi iron ore block with a total reserve of around 100 million tonne, officials said on Thursday.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 11 : Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday assured that he will positively consider the demand of the Odisha government to provide more rice instead of wheat under the National Food Security Act (NFSA).
Bhubaneswar, Feb. 11: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has ordered an administrative inquiry into an alleged plan for the construction of a second Sri Jagannath Temple by International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Puri.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 9 : The expenditure in priority sectors of the Odisha state plan during 2015-16 financial year crossed 60 percent by the end of January, recording an overall growth of around 29.78 percent over the last fiscal.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 9 : At least 15 tourists, including four foreigners, were injured after being stung by a swarm of honey bees at the Konark Sun Temple premises in Odisha on Tuesday, officials said.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 : The NHRC on Monday issued notice to the Odisha government, holding it responsible for negligence in publishing an erroneous exam result that led to the suicide of a Class 10 girl student.
Paradip, Feb 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dedicated the state of the art Paradip Refinery in Odisha to the nation.
Puri, Feb 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited the Lord Jagannath temple at Puri city in Odisha.
Paradip (Odisha), Feb 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dedicated to the nation a 15-million tonnes a year refinery of the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL) here, and expressed regrets over delay in execution of different projects.
New Delhi, Feb 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dedicated to the nation, the National Institute of Science Education and Research at Bhubaneswar.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a two-day visit to Odisha on Sunday called for innovation in every field, and said th e country's young scientists should take up the great challenge of tapping solar energy.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 6 : India on Saturday held discussions with Sri Lanka to strengthen bilateral relations in the petroleum sector.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 6 : India would export diesel from Assam-based Numaligarh refinery to Bangladesh, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Saturday.
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), Feb 6 : A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper died on Saturday and two other personnel were critically injured when the vehicle they were travelling in overturned along the Jagdalpur-Geedam road in Chhattisgarh, sources said.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 6 : The stage is set for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Odisha to inaugurate the 15 MMTPA Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) oil refinery at the port town of Paradip on Sunday.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 5 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce early the setting up of the National Institute of New Energy and Innovations (NINEI) at Bhubaneswar.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 4 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday urged Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to allocate a sizable amount of Railway Budget 2016-17 for strengthening and expanding rail infrastructure in the state.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 4 : The Odisha government has relaxed its restrictions on visits by foreign tourists to tribal pockets in the state after over three years, officials said on Thursday.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 4 : The carcass of a 33-foot-long sperm whale washed ashore at the Rushikulya rookery in Odisha's Ganjam district, a forest official said on Thursday.
Bhubaneswar, Feb.4 : Odisha Government will take concrete decision over Godavari-Mahanadi river linking project only after a thorough consideration, state Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has said.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 3 : With the Centre pressing for Godavari-Mahanadi river linking project, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said the state government would take a concrete decision over the project only after a thorough consideration.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 3 : India's leading aluminium producer Nalco on Wednesday said it has developed a new corporate plan under a new business model to withstand market onslaughts and keep the company afloat with profitability.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 3 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release the pending rice quota under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) for the state.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 2 : The Odisha government on Tuesday decided to request the union government to provide more rice allotment instead of wheat under National Food Security Act (NFSA) being implemented in the state.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 2 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday urged his Maharashtra counterpart Devendra Fadnavis to provide an acre of land to set up another Odisha Bhavan in Mumbai.
Bhubaneswar, Feb. 2 : The countrywide Operation Smile-2 campaign, which started in January this year to trace out missing children, has achieved significant success in Odisha rescuing 515 children.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 1 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday sought intervention of Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari for completion of Bhubaneswar-Puri national highway.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 1 : Odisha Police rescued at least 515 missing children in January as part of its 'Operation Smile-II' programme, a top official said on Monday.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 1 : The Odisha government will seek permission for funds through a vote-on-account for two months during the assembly session beginning on March 15 and present the state budget for 2016-17 only after the passage of the union budget in parliament.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 : Former union minister and Congress leader Srikant Jena on Sunday mocked the Odisha and central governments for taking credit for IOC's Rs.34,555 crore refinery project at Paradip in the state.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 30 : A fire broke out on Saturday at the oil refinery of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL) in Odisha's Paradip, just a week before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit. An official said the fire was under control and there were no casualties or major damage.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 30 : Photographs of union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, along with some Congress members, sharing a stage with two brothers allegedly involved in murder and extortion surfaced in Odisha on Saturday, forcing them to defend their stand.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 29 : The central government is addressing the acute shortage of trainers who are needed to realise its plan to skill one crore young people every year, union minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy said here on Friday.
Baripada, Jan. 29 : A group of 73 girl students of Pakatia Government Girls' High School in Mayurbhanj district walked 30 kilometres yesterday to meet the district collector Rajesh Pravakar Patil at Baripada to convey their grievance against the newly appointed matron of the hostel.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 : As Bhubaneswar topped the list of smart cities announced by Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday, people in the city celebrated by distributing sweets and bursting crackers.
New Delhi, Jan 28 : Bhubaneswar topped the list of the first 20 cities to win the 'smart city' tag as announced by Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 27 : Fibre optic connectivity to the panchayats will help improve the service delivery mechanism and bring efficiency to poverty alleviation programmes, the Orissa govenrment said on WEdnesday.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 27 : In a bid to boost the eco-tourism sector, the Odisha government is to invest Rs.100 crore to develop eco-tourism spots in the state.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 27 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday directed officials to expedite the implementation of welfare schemes for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the state, while putting special focus on particularly vulnerable tribal groups.
Bhubaneswar, Jan. 26 : The Bhubaneswar Police on Tuesday spotted one out of four terror suspects who had fled from a hotel here and circulated his photo with investigation agencies.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 26 : When the entire country is under security blanket for the Republic Day, four suspects, who might have terror links, fled away from a hotel in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday, minutes before a police raid, officials said.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 26 : Odisha Police on Tuesday launched a search operation after four suspected terrorists, claimed to be Iraqi nationals, who fled from a hotel here just before a police team swooped down on it.
Bhubaneswar, Jan. 26 : As many as four terror suspects have escaped from a hotel in Bhubaneswar.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 26 : National Award winning filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda of "I Am Kalam" fame, who has been chosen for the prestigious Padma Shri, said the honour will inspire him to work in the direction of making more films on the country's pertinent issues.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 26 : The 67th Republic Day was celebrated in Odisha on Tuesday, with Governor S.C. Jamir hoisting the Tricolour and taking salute at a parade here.
Bhubaneswar, Jan. 25 : A notorious Maoist couple, who together carried a reward of Rs 25 lakh on their heads, were killed during an encounter with security forces in the forests bordering Anugul and Deogarh districts in Odisha on Sunday.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 : Two Maoist rebels were killed in a gun battle with security personnel on Sunday in Odisha's Angul-Deogarh area, police said.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 : A high alert has been sounded across Odisha ahead of the Republic Day celebrations, Director General of Police (DGP) K.B. Singh said on Sunday.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 : As the Odisha government is all set to start its big cat count in the first week of February, the authorities are likely to skip the Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary that has of late turned into a hot-bed for the Maoist.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 23 : As Odisha celebrated Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary, the Netaji Birthplace Museum authorities in Cuttack on Saturday displayed an album with the names and addresses of Odia people in the Indian National Army (INA) raised by Bose.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 23 : The rape of a nine-year-old girl in Khurda district of Odisha on Wednesday has led to widespread public outcry and prompted the state government to announce financial and medical assistance for the victim and her family.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday asked US Ambassador to India Richard Verma to have closer ties in investment, climate change and disaster management.
Bhubaneswar, Jan. 22 : The agitating doctors of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) in Burla have decided to put their stir on hold till January 31.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 : Police on Thursday arrested five people, including four Bangladeshis, in Odisha for helping another Bangladeshi man to obtain an Indian passport by furnishing forged documents.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 20 : The Odisha government is considering a revised policy for the unorganised gemstone mining sector that would facilitate the state earn Rs.50-60 crore per annum.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 20 : Hundreds of endangered Olive Ridley turtles, besides a bottlenose dolphin, were found dead on Puri beach in Odisha on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 : The Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL), which is all set to inaugurate its Rs.35,000 crore oil refinery project at Paradip early February, aims to operate the refinery project at full 15 million tonnne per annum (mmtpa) capacity from next fiscal.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 : The intra-state commercial flight operations of home-grown carrier Air Odisha were flagged off by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here on Tuesday.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 : As controversy erupted over ISKCON's move to build a Jagannath temple at Puri, the Odisha government on Tuesday asked the district collector to furnish a detailed report over the proposed temple.