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100 Smart Cities India Conference gets underway in Berlin, Germany to associate with development of Bhubaneswar Tuesday, May 31, 2016 New Delhi: Amidst global interest in the initiative of development of smart cities in India, a three day ‘100 Smart Cities India’ Conference got underway in Berlin, Germany today. It was inaugurated by the Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu and Germany’... Odisha Chief Minister dedicates 200 new hostels for SC, ST students Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik dedicated 200 news hostels for SC and ST students. CM Patnaik also distributed 20,000 land pattas to all beneficiaries at a state level function at the Secretariat here today. CM Patnaik announced that the state government has set up... Odisha Govt to create 500 new panchayats before 2017 panchayat polls Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Govt will create 500 new panchayats before 2017 panchayat polls. This was revealed during review meeting of Panchayati Raj department held under the chairmanship Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.  After the meeting Panchayati Raj m... 15 Banks Selected for Odisha Govt PSU Business Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Government of Odisha have empanelled 15 banks for handling the business and deposits of the State Public Sector Undertakings (SPSUs) and State Level Autonomous Societies (SLASs). These  include two RRBs, eleven public sector banks, one... Odisha CM urges Centre to intervene in upcoming Lara power project which affect 27 Odisha villages Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik drew Ministry of Power, Govt of India attention to environmental concerns of Odisha over NTPC Limited’s Chhattisgarh super thermal power project. Chief Minister stated 27 villages of Lakhanpur block in... Odisha govt orders to cancel tender of private intra-state air service provider Air Odisha Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The Odisha govt today served notice to Air Odisha Aviation Pvt Ltd (AOAPL), the private intra-state air service provider to terminate its agreement with it.  The notice served by the General Administration department of the state go... Odisha to declare new Tourism Policy 2016 in August Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government will declare new Tourism Policy 2016 in August. This was revealed at a review meeting of the Tourist and Culture Department held under chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday.  The foreign tourist inflow t... Odisha: Fromer MP, MLA Rudra Madhab Ray passes away Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Today morning at 7 am former Kandhamal MP and three time MLA Rudra Madhab Ray died in a private hospital here. He was being treated for a kidney ailments. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan, BJP leader Basant Panda... Odisha State Medical Corporation Ltd to procure medicines worth of Rs 239 crore in 2016-17 Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Medical Corporation Ltd (OSMCL), an independent procurement agency of the Health and Family Welfare Department, would be procuring 426 types of medicines for 2016-17 at an estimated cost of Rs 239 crore, sources said on Monday. Odisha: Elephant dies at Nandankanan Zoological Park Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Bhubaneswar: A seven-year-old elephant died at the Nandankanan Zoological Park near here on Monday morning. The pachyderm named Jagan was suffering from digestive problems, said an official of the zoo. A probe would be conducted to ascertain the reason behind the death of the animal, he ... On occasion of The World No Tabacco Day sand artist Manas Kumar Sahoo created a sand sculpture at Puri Monday, May 30, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Puri: On May 31st every year, the world observes World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) that is promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO). The objective of observing World No Tobacco Day is to reduce tobacco consumption which can lead to deadly diseases like can... Central University of Odisha Entrance Exam result declared Monday, May 30, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Sunabeda: The Entrance Examination of Central University of Orissa, Koraput result for the academic year 2016 is going to be declared on 31.05.2016. For the first time under the visionary leadership of Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty, Hon’ble Vice Chancell... The Lost World of Sarala Devi by Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty, VC, CUO published by the Oxford University Press Monday, May 30, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Sunabaeda: A path-breaking and historic book The Lost World of Sarala Devi edited by Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty, Vice-Chancellor of the Central University of Orissa, Koraput has been published by Oxford University Press, a prestigious international publishi... Odisha to set up 36000 MSMEs in 2016-17, mega food park to open at Barkote in Deogarh Monday, May 30, 2016 Bhubaneswar: MSME minister Jogendra Behera informed that 85000 MSMEs have been established till date and 36000 MSMEs will be established in 2016-17. He informed that the Mega food park will open at Barkote in Deogarh district with the expenses borne by the State Government. <... Odisha Plus Two Arts, Commerce, Vocational results to be declared on Jun 1 Monday, May 30, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Plus Two Arts, Commerce, Vocational results to be declared on Jun 1. Higher Education minister Pradip Panigrahi would announce annual +2 Arts, Commerce and Vocational results at CHSC office at 3 PM on June 1.  Nearly 3 lakh students... Prasanna Acharya, Bishnu Das, Bhaskar Rao files nomination papers in presence of Odisha CM Monday, May 30, 2016 Bhubaneswar: BJD leaders Prasanna Acharya, Bishnu Das and D Bhaskar Rao files nomination papers in presence of CM Naveen Patnaik.  BJD candidates filed their nomination papers before Assembly Secretary Amiya Kumar Sarangi, the returning officer, in the presence of party supremo and ... Odisha JEE results announced Monday, May 30, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Joint Entrance Examination results announced. OJEE results will be available on line  from noon onwards. Candidates can get their rank cards after entering their roll number and date of birth on www.ojee.nic.in afternoon. Sahara Event Cancelled in Cuttack, Section 144 Imposed Monday, May 30, 2016 Cuttack: The scheduled address of Sahara India Pariwar Chief Subrato Roy at the Barabati Indoor Stadium here has been cancelled following twin city Commissionerate Police's prohibitory orders. Police took the help of voice amplifiers to send back the crowd gathered at the stadium before ... Rains fail to diffuse Raahgiri spirit in Odisha capital Monday, May 30, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Whether it is a downpour or a drizzle the `spirit’ of Raahgiri is never going to die down, thanks to the citizens of the Temple City. They have proved it today on the grand occasion of the 20th Raahgiri on Janpath even after a night-long rain and drizzle in the early m... Congress questions Modi Govt, Naveen Patnaik over celebrations marking two years in office Monday, May 30, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Congress questions the Narendra Modi Government at the Centre and the Naveen Patnaik regime in the State over their celebrations marking two years in office. Party asks what is there to celebrate when the country and the State are facing numerous problems. ... Odisha: SJTA to submit final report on mess in the Brahma Parivartan Monday, May 30, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) to submit the final report on the mess in the Brahma Parivartan (soul transfer) ritual during Nabakalebar festival last year. This was informed by the SJTA Chief Administrator Suresh Chandra Mohapatra. Kalinga Literary Festival 2016 Announced; KLF to be held during 18th-19 th of June at Mayfair Hotel in Bhubaneswar Monday, May 30, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:   Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) is here. The Team KLF had a press meet at Mayfair. They announced the names of leading authors and speakers who would engage lovers of literature, culture and cinema for two days during 18-19... Odisha govt to include third genders in BPL group, to provide them govt land Sunday, May 29, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha govt decided to include third genders in BPL group, to provide them govt land at affordable price.  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday directed the Women and Child Development Department to include all Kinnars in the so... Odisha Govt to to construct 19,000 km roads, 9 lakh rural housing units in 3 years Sunday, May 29, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Saturday decided to construct 19,000 km roads under the PMGSY and 9 lakh rural housing units under the PMAY in coming three years. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting between a Central officers’ team a... Madhusudan Das : The True Propagator of 'Make In India' and Truly a 'Global Indian' Sunday, May 29, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Utkal Gaurav Madhusudan Das was the pioneer of the most heard slogans of today, ‘Make In India’, ‘Start Up India’ & ‘Skill India’. During the British reign, he was not only among the first few entrepreneu... NALCO posts Rs 731 cr net profit in 2015-16 with Rs 515 cr dividend pay-out Sunday, May 29, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: At a time when 70% aluminium companies world over have reported loss, as also reduced production, and the aluminium industry is reeling under heavy pressure due to sluggish international market, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO),  ... AMRI-ASIAN Cancer Institute inaugurated at AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar Sunday, May 29, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar, today, launched the AMRI-ASIAN Cancer Institute in collaboration with Asian Cancer Institute (ACI)  of Mumbai in a bid to offer world class cancer treatment to the people of Odisha and East India. The announcem... NIF comes forward to make KISS Students Entrepreneur Saturday, May 28, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: National Innovation Foundation (NIF), India, an autonomous body of Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India has come forward to promote students of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) and make them entrepreneur. A Memorandum... Odisha Higher Education Minister inaugurates Suryamitra Skill Development Program at Centurion University Saturday, May 28, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Dr.Pradeep KumarPanigrahy, Minister of State (Independent Chanrge), Higher Education, Science and Technology,inaugurated the “Suryamitra Skill Development Programme” at the Bhubaneswar Campus of the Centurion University on 28th May ... PM Narendra Modi reschedules Balasore tour in Odisha Saturday, May 28, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reschedules Balasore tour, will address public meeting at 9 AM instead of 2 PM on June 2. This would be the PM's third visit to the state this year and fourth after he took over in 2014. Director General of... Land registration of Central University of Odisha completed, VC thanks the Govt. of Odisha and the MHRD Saturday, May 28, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Land registration process of Central University of Orissa, Koraput has been completed by signing the agreement between Govt. of Odisha and the University. The agreement was signed by the District Magistrate and Collector of Koraput, Jaykumar V ... Odisha to construct at least 100 mini stadiums in rural areas by August-end Saturday, May 28, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday asked the Sports and Youth Services Department to complete construction of at least 100 mini stadiums in rural areas by August-end. The Chief Minister issued the direction while reviewing performance of the Department during the last t... Odisha Govt to open 8 Model Degree Colleges in backward districts Saturday, May 28, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday asked directred  Higher Education Department to open Model Degree Colleges in eight educationally backward districts, Boudh, Deogarh, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur, Nayagarh, Nuapada, Rayagada and Subarnapur. He said this while reviewin... Odisha Health Minister to inaugurate Cancer Institute at AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar Friday, May 27, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak will inaugurate Cancer Institute at AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar  on 28th May 2016 (Saturday) at 4 pm in AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar. It should be noted that AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar earlier ... Odisha Govt says Toll gates on NH at Pipili, Sergarh, Manguli, Panikoili, Baraguda are illegal Friday, May 27, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government says Toll gates on National Highway at Pipili, Sergarh, Manguli, Panikoili, Baraguda are illegal. Transport minister Ramesh Majhi said  that we have asked NHAI to review.  ... Pravasi Odiyas in eastern Province, Saudi Arabia Celeberates Odisha Divas Friday, May 27, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Jubail,Saudi Arabia : The Pravasi Odiyas in Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, has celebrated Utkal Divas With great fanfare on 20th May at Jubail.  On this occasion, Bombay Odia Samaja president, Industrialist and philanthropist Dr. Dev Mohanty grace... Odisha: Better, efficient drainage on Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation radar Friday, May 27, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC)  at its council meeting today, decided steps to intensify drain de-silting work and put adequate dustbins across the city to ensure better environment in the ensuing monsoon season. &... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Reviews Activities of the Government Friday, May 27, 2016 By Kamala Kanta Dash, Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government under the leadership of the Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik completed two years on May 21, 2016. This week Mr. Patnaik is reviewing the work of the departments to assess the achievements in comparison to the promises made ... Odisha CM announces BJD party candidates for Rajya Sabha polls Friday, May 27, 2016 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announces BJD party candidates for Rajya Sabha polls. Naveen announces BJD senior leaders Prasanna Acharya, N.Bhaskar Rao and Bishnu Charana Das as candidates for the three Rajya Sabha seats. Odisha Gov to built 201 bridges, 600 km roads under the Biju Setu, Mukshyamantri Sadak Yojana Friday, May 27, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government to built 201 bridges, 600 km roads under the Biju Setu and the Mukshyamantri Sadak Yojana. A total of 201 bridges and 600 km roads would be constructed under the Biju Setu and the Mukshyamantri Sadak Yojan, respectively, during the current year, 2016-17. Odisha Govt to extend Biju Gaon Gadi scheme to 280 gram panchayats by December 2016 Friday, May 27, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Govt to extend  Biju Gaon Gadi scheme to 280 gram panchayats by December 2016.  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday asked the Transport Department to ensure that buses under the Biju Gaon Gadi scheme run in 280 gram panchayats by December this year. Odisha proposes to invest -Rs.10,226 cr under AMRUT Thursday, May 26, 2016 New Delhi: Ministry of Urban Development will convene annual meetings of all States and Union Territories to discuss and review at the highest level progress of urban renaissance set in motion. A decision taken in this regard by the Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu was... Odisha: PS member murders in Erasama owing old enmity, police arrested one accused Thursday, May 26, 2016 Report by Kahnu Nanda; Jagatsinghpur: The Erasama block Panchayat Samiti [PS] member Ranjan Swain [50] hailing from Nuadi Grama Panchayat who had been brutally  attacked by few persons at Tulapada bridge on Naubelari –Erasama road  on Tuesday  and later shifted SCB M... Centre to set up National Investment & Manufacturing Zone in Kalinganagar,Odisha Thursday, May 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Union Government gives final approval for setting up of National Investment & Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ) in Kalinganagar,Odisha. This was informed by the Union Petrleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Minister Pradhan today met Union Commerce M... Airports Authority of India hails BMC for cleanliness around Biju Patnaik International Airport Thursday, May 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) got a pat from the senior officials of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for its cleanliness drives around the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA). While discu... PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan writes letter to Odisha CM on undue delay in release of commemorative coin on Sri Jagannath Thursday, May 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan writes Letter to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on undue delay in release of commemorative coin on Sri Jagannath.  Minister Pradhan in his letter said that the Mini... Odissi Festival to kick off at Oxford with Jagannathastakam Thursday, May 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, London: The much awaited Odissi Dance Festival at the prestigious Oxford University will kick off from tomorrow (May 27, 2016), with an ode to Lord Jagannath through Jagannathastakam. The Odissi festival at Oxford University is a brainchild of Baisali Mohan... Beating Heart Surgery in KIMS; First Time in Odisha Thursday, May 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: First beating heart ASD closure with fast track anesthesia was done by CTVS team of Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Pradyumna Bal Memorial Hospital.  This for the first time in Odisha to REDO Mi... Odish CM asked Urban Development Department to improve drainage system in cities Thursday, May 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday today reviews the functions of the Housing and Urban Development Department. CM Patnaik   asked the Housing and Urban Development Department to improve drainage system in cities and ensure proper discharge of rainwater during t... 5 lakh people to attend PM Narendra Modi's rally at Odisha's Baleswar on June 2 Thursday, May 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The state BJP unit on Wednesday released posters and leaflets for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s public meeting at Baleswar on June 2.  The party has also made other preparations to make the meeting successful. Preparations to accomm...
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