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Odisha: KISS Excels in 10th Board Exam, Posts 95 Percent Result Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) has posted 95 percent result in 10th Board Examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha. Result of the examination was declared on April 27, 2016.  The death of Itishree Pradhan is a collective shame says Central University of Odisha, Vice-Chancellor Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Koraput: The Vice-Chancellor of the Central University of Orissa Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty dedicated a lecture entitled ‘Participatory Governance:  Issues and Challenges’   to the memory of late Itishree Pradhan, a young and aspiring ... Odisha Govt, Film Journalist organizing Exhibition of Rare posters Odia movies Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Report by Ashok Palit, Bhubaneswar: Rare posters of movies dating back to 1936 and '86s are being publicized at ‘Chhaya Pratichhaya’ by Film Journalist Forum in association with Government of Odisha culture department .The exhibition focuses on the famous and original adverti... Odisha Govt appointed vice chancellors of 3 universities Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government appointed vice chancellors of 3 universities. OSDs appointed as vice chancellors of 3 universities. Sudhansu Shekhar Rath appointed as VC of GM University. Manmath Padhi is VC of Khallikote Cluster University.Padmaja Mishra appointed as VC of Ramadevi Women... Fire catches CM Naveen Patnaik's chamber in Odisha Assembly Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar: Fire catches Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's chamber in the state Assembly. Fire service personnel controlled the fire.  Electrical short circuit is the cause behind fire. Fire service personnel said to medi... Odisha board declared Matric Exam results, pass percentage 83.72 %, girls outshine boys Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Report by Dipankar Piyush, Bhubaneswar: Board of Secondary Education (BSE) declared the results of HSC examinations today.  The School and Mass Education Minister Devi Prasad Mishra formally declare the result at 9 am in Board office in Cuttack.... Odisha board to declare Matric results today Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Board of Secondary Education (BSE) will announce the results of HSC examinations today morning.  The School and Mass Education Minister will declare the result at 9 am and from 10 am the results will be available at two websites .  Th... Congress gheraoed Odisha Assembly demanding resignation of Minister Sanjay Dasburma Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Congress on Tuesday held a rally and gheraoed the State Assembly demanding resignation of Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Sanjay Dasburma for his alleged chit fund link. Thousands of Congress workers led by PCC president Prasad Hari... Developing Inland Waterways in Odisha; draft feasibility reports expected by end May, 2016 Tuesday, April 26, 2016 New Delhi: The following six waterways in the State of Odisha have been declared as National   Waterways under the National Waterways Act, 2016.   National Waterway – 5 : Talcher-Dhamra stretch of Brahmani-Kharsua-Tantighai-Pandua Nala-Dudhe... Temperature dropped marginally Odisha, though temperature above 40 degree Celsius in 14 places Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The heat wave in western Odisha continued to boil with mercury hovering above 40 degree Celsius on Tuesday while the coastal belt experienced some relief as the temperature dropped marginally. Norwester brings some relief to interior Odisha. In... Odisha govt cancels leave of fire tender employees Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today cancels leave of fire tender employees, asks them to remain on high alert. This was informed by the Fire Services DG Binay Behera. Fire staff asked to be on high alert and will inform immediately in case of forest fire, ... Odisha: Hirakud Dam safe Says CSMRS Survey Report Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Hirakud Dam completely safe. This was revealed by a survey conducted by Central Soil and Material Research Station (CSMRS). The survey, which is underwater in nature is being conducted by CSMRS in two phases.  According to the preliminary ... Shakespeare Theatre Festival Concludes in Odisha capital Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The 3 day Shakespeare Festival  organized by Utkal Rangamanch Trust to commemorate William Shakespeare’s 400th death anniversary concluded today. Kolkata based “Naye Natua” theatre group staged “Othello” in Be... Save the Children launched its new global campaign 'Every Last Child' in Odisha Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Save the Children today launched its new global campaign, entitled ‘Every Last Child’ at an event held here. The campaign aims to improve the lives of two million of India’s most excluded and vulnerable children, including 500... Odia Society of Singapore celebrated Odisha Divas Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Singapore: Odia society of Singapore celebrated Utkal divas on 23rd Apr at Singpost Auditorium. Dr Achyuta Samanta was invited as Chief Guest. Surarbindo Arabinda Muduli mesmerised the audience by Jagarna... Odisha Matric results to be published tomorrow, board opens control room Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  Odisha Matric result to be published tomorrow. Board of Secondary Education (BSE) today announced opening of control room to deal with results of annual High School Certificate (HSC) examinations 2016 .  <... Odisha Youth Congress President denies his resignation claims Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Youth Congress President Rajat Choudhary denies his resignation claims made by senior Congress leader Lulu Mohapatra. It should be noted that earlier senior Congress leader Lulu Mohapatra said to media that Odisha Youth Congress P... Odisha Assembly Adjourned till tomorrow over Minister DasBurma Issue Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly speaker Niranjan Pujari today adjourned the house till tomorrow over Minister Das Burma Issue. As the main opposition party Congress along with BJP demanded a discussion on the issue before moving ahead with the question hour. Speaker Niranjan Pujari adjourne... Odisha Dibasa Celebration and Birth Centenary of Sachi Routray in Bay Area, California Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Report by Twisampati Mitra, California: The Odias of Silicon Valley Bay Area, California, celebrated the Odisha Dibasa and Birth Centenary of eminent Odia writer SachiRoutaray on April 17, 2016, under the leadership of iGurukul organization. OSA (Odisha Society of Americas) has co-sponso... Odisha Assembly adjourned till 3 pm following Opposition ruckus Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly adjourned till 3 pm following Opposition ruckus. During zero hour Opposition Congress legislators come into well and create ruckus.  The second and last phase of the Budget Session of the 15th State Assembly   begins f... Odisha Court awarded life term to Accused Netrananda Dandasena in Tikiri lady teacher murder case Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Rayagad: Rayagada District and Sessions court awarded life term to Accused Netrananda Dandasena in Tikiri lady teacher murder Itishree Pradhan.  Earlier Verdict in Itishree Pradhan murder case was  postponed due to the absence of District Judge, J... Second phase of Budget session of Odisha Assembly from today Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Second phase of Budget session of Odisha Assembly from today. Opposition parties deciding to raise issues like Minister Sanjay Dasburma’s alleged involvement in the chit fund scam and acute water scarcity all over the State. Parliam... Odisha govt plans to bring new land leasing act to help sharecroppers Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha government plans to bring new land leasing act to help sharecroppers. This was informed by the Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Bijayshree Routray on Monday. He said this after an attending a meeting of the Inter-Ministeria... Save the Children to Launch Every Last Child Campaign in Odisha Monday, April 25, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Save the Children is delighted to invite you to the launch of global campaign ‘Every Last Child’ in Odisha to be scheduled on 26th April (Tuesday) at 06.00 PM at Ekamra Haat Amphitheatre, Bhubaneswar.   ... Vedanta Limited reports Zero Malaria death in Lanjigarh in Odisha for 3 consecutive years Monday, April 25, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Lanjigarh: Vedanta Limitedhas achieved a feat of successfully eradicating cases of death by malaria in Lanjigarh, Odisha. This feat has been continuous for the last three years. Moreover, the cases of pediatric malaria have gone down by around 50% over the ... Odisha Dongaria Kondh Sarapanch gets national award Monday, April 25, 2016 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: On the eve of women’s Political Empowerment day Dinja Jakesika, Sarapanch Kurli Gram Panchayat in Bissam Cuttack Block received the award for Outstanding Women Panchayat Leaders 2016 at Abdul Nazir Sab Hall, Institute of Social Sciences, New Del... Odisha BJP, Congress to demand resignation of Minister Dasburma in Assembly Monday, April 25, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Both the Congress, BJP geared up to corner ruling BJD in the state assembly in the second phase of Budget Session. Both the party will demand resignation of Minister Sanjay Dasburma & will raise water, health, ration card issues in the second phase of Budget Sessi... Odisha boy bags Gold Medal in Asian Level Karate Championship Monday, April 25, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: An Odia boy Mukesh Manoj Rout from Dihakarana (Jaypur) village under Barchana Block of Jajpur district has brought laurels for Odisha by winning Gold Medal in Asian LevelKarate Championship-2016 organised at Hyderabad.  <... ASI working on repair of Jagmohan in Jagannath Temple, Puri Monday, April 25, 2016 New Delhi: The Government’s attention has been drawn to a crack being detected in the 12th Century Shri Jagannath Shrine at Puri, Odisha. During the recent de-plastering work at the interior of Jagmohana of Shri Jagannath Temple, Puri, some cracks have been noticed in the stone b... Odisha Matric result to be declared on April 27 Monday, April 25, 2016 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: Results of annual High School Certificate examinations will be declared on April 27. This was informed by the Board of Secondary Education  president Prof. Dakshya Prasad Nanda.  M... Odisha villages in the grip of serious drinking water crisis in this summer Monday, April 25, 2016 Report by Akshya Rout, Jajpur; Dubikhala, Balia, Ambadula, Lembu , Rankia, Bandhaga, Bmanagar, Pimpudia, Kharadi, Patapur Bahalisahi , Kansa and many tribal dominated villages under Sukinda and Danagadi blocks in Jajpur district are in the grip of serious drinking water crisis in this su... Due to heat wave Odisha govt declares summer vacation for schools from April 26 Monday, April 25, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today declares summer vacation for schools from April 26 keeping in view of heat wave in the State. This was informed by the Special Relief Commissioner P K Mohapatra.  Schools will reopen... Plus III results under Utkal university to be announced at 3.30 pm today Monday, April 25, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Plus III results under Utkal university to be announced at 3.30 pm today. This was informed by the University official. University official said plus three third year results of 370 colleges under the university will be published today.  Odisha Coalition of Panchayati Raj Urges Govt. to Adopt FRA Gram Sabha replacing Palli Sabha under Panchayatiraj System Monday, April 25, 2016 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Coalition of  Panchayati Raj (OCPR) an alliance of voluntary organisations, intellectuals and PRI representatives today observed the national Panchayatiraj Day in the venue of CYSD, Bhubaneswar. Around 80 participants like experts working ... Odisha Plus II Science result will be declared within second week of May Monday, April 25, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Plus II Science result will be declared within second week of May. This was informed by the CHSE chairman Prof Basudeb Chhatoi. CHSE Chairman Basudev Chhatoi said efforts are on to publish the results before the stipulated time so as to facilit... Heat wave intensifies in Odisha, sunstroke toll reaches 88 Sunday, April 24, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Alleged sunstroke toll reaches 88 in Odisha. This was informed by the SRC office.   On the other hand Odisha continued to reel under the scorching heat on Sunday.  17 places of Odisha record temp above... Odisha: Free Cancer diagnosis Mega camp held at Nabarangpur Sunday, April 24, 2016 Report by Basant Rath; Nabarangpur: A cancer check-up and treatment camp was organised at district headquarter hospital here on Saturday.  Noted Doctor Dinesh Pendharkar from Mumbai rendred his services during the camp while Acharya Harihar Regional Ca... Odisha capital city commemorated the 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare Sunday, April 24, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The temple city commemorated the 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare by organizing a 3 day Shakespeare Theatre festival here at Rabindra Mandap. On the first day “Macbeth” play was staged by city based theatre group Think... Odisha CM demands to fulfill the 8 vacant judge posts in Odisha High Court, concern over at the long pendency of cases Sunday, April 24, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik attended the Joint Conference of the Chief Ministers of the States/UTs and Chief Justices of High Courts in New Delhi today.  Prime Minister, Narendra Modi inaugurated the Conference which was presided over by J... Waste to wealth: Crowd puller in 15th Raahgiri in Odisha capital city Bhubaneswar Sunday, April 24, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Common household wastes can be developed into nice gift items, fashion accessories and even objects of desire_ this theme was the major crowd puller during 15th Raahgiri on Janpath today. A huge elephant made of waste paper was also placed near... Air Odisha flight between Bhubaneswar, Kalahandi from May 1 Sunday, April 24, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Air Odisha to start flight operation between Bhubaneswar, Kalahandi from May 1. On Saturday the private air service operator successfully conducted a trial run.   On Saturday Air Odisha flight took off from the Biju Patnaik Internatio... Odisha CM attends joint conference of Chief Ministers, Chief Justices of States on judicial reforms Sunday, April 24, 2016 New Delhi: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik attends joint conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of States on judicial reforms at New Delhi.  CM Naveen Patnaik demands to fulfill the 8 vacant judge posts in Orissa High Court. <... OAS association Rayagada unit appeal the media to place balanced views for inclusive growth Sunday, April 24, 2016 Report by Badal Tah; Rayagada: During a press meet held in the DRDA Conference hall at Rayagada, OAS Association’s Rayagada Unit appealed the media persons not to project lopsided views hampering the development of the district. While on behalf of the ADM, the President of the Asso... Odisha: Crematorium Built by Hindalco & SMC Dedicated to Public Sunday, April 24, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The crematorium jointly constructed by the Aditya Birla Group Company Hindalco and the Sambalpur Municipal Corporation at Falsaketa in the district of Sambalpur was dedicated to the public yesterday in a ceremony organized with grand fanfa... Odisha Forum organised conclave on 22 April to deliberate on Socio-Economic Development Sunday, April 24, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Odisha Forum’s conclave held on 22 April’16, to deliberate on Socio-Economic Development, as core responsibility of Major Industries in Odiaha. Deliberations made on what Odisha Govt. has given to the Industry Promoters and what they ... Odisha Govt signs MoU with PCRA to impart training to 700 drivers of OSRTC Saturday, April 23, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: On 22nd April 2016, the auspicious Earth Day, PCRA (Petroleum Conservation Research Association), a Govt. of India organisation under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas joined hand with OSRTC (Odisha State Road Transport Corporation), ... UNICEF to provide support for the development of Nabarangpur district in Odisha Saturday, April 23, 2016 Report by Basant Rath, Nabarangpur: A four members Unicef team visited Nabarangpur, headed by Yumi Bae, Chief Unicef  Odisha, here on Friday. While discussing with the collector Ms. Rashmita Panda said Unicef will play a pivotal role in providing technical support to the district ad... BJP alleges Odisha minister Sanjay Dasburma and his family own 12 companies Saturday, April 23, 2016 Bhubaneswar: BJP targets minister Sanjay Dasburma again, says he and his family own 12 companies. This was informed by the BJP vice president Samir Mohanty in a press conference.  BJP vice president Samir Mohanty asked How Dasburma, who owns a bi... Odisha govt to purchase 5,000 tonnes unmilled dal from Centre in 1st phase Saturday, April 23, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha government will purchase 5,000 tonnes unmilled dal from Centre in 1st phase. The state government will sell these after milling and packing.  On the other hand the Traders’ association secretary welcomes Centre’s directi... Odisha continue to boil under severe heatwave, Rs 50,000 compensation for sun stroke victims Saturday, April 23, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha continue to boil under severe heatwave. 18 places of Odisha record temp above 40 deg Celsius.  Titilagarh records highest temprature with 48 deg Celsius, Talcher 46.8, Sonepur 46. Eight places in the state record temperature above 4...
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