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PM Narendra Modi meets Athletes Contingent for Rio Olympics Monday, July 04, 2016 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today met over 60 athletes who shall be part of India’s contingent at the Rio Olympic Games.  The Prime Minister met each athlete individually, besides interacting informally with the athletes. He encourag... Basant Kumar Thakur NALCO's new director (HR) Monday, July 04, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  Shri Basant Kumar Thakur (56) has assumed the office of Director (HR) of National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco), a Navratna company, under Ministry of Mines, Govt of India, today. Prior to this assignment, he was with Steel Authority ... Odisha Congress leaders met Rahul Gandhi Monday, July 04, 2016 New Delhi: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee chief Prasad Harichandan, Naba Das, Tara Prasad Bahinipati meet Cong vice president Rahul Gandhi at his Tughlaq Road residence. The leaders’ visit has set off speculations about a change in the Chief Whip p... PC Jeweller opens it 1st showroom in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar Sunday, July 03, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: After complementing different states and the tastes of jewellery connoisseurs all around the country, PC Jeweller sets another milestone in its success story with its New showroom in Bhubaneswar. The new showroom is located at B-59,... Sudarsan Pattnaik creating 100 sand raths at Puri beach on upcoming Ratha Yatra Sunday, July 03, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Puri: International sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik is creating 100 sand chariots at the Puri beach in Odisha on upcoming Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannath. Mr. Patnaik tweeted that more than 50 Sand Rath completed.We have to go for... Odisha Crime Branch arrested health scam tainted Dr Motilal Gouda Sunday, July 03, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Crime Branch arrested Dr Motilal Gouda . This was informed by the Crime Branch Special DG BK Sharma.  He said that the Crime Branch team along with arrested Dr Motilal Gouda reaches Cuttack. He will be produced in court tomorrow. Sharma said that Spec... Odisha Adibasi take resolution to establish PESA and FRA Gram Sabha in all Villages Sunday, July 03, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: A two Day’s training programme on “Governance of Schedule 5thArea”  organised by AdivasiDarbar today concluded here in Jatrinivas, Bhubaneswar. Around 250 tribals from all the 62 tribes, 119 ITDA Blocks, 46 Modified Areas... Bannya,Dipsan,Srabani, Nilamadhab, Juletha get Sportslogon award Sunday, July 03, 2016 Report by Pratap Pradhan, Bhubaneswar : The Good Samaritan Trust managed sports website of the State www.sportslogon.com will celebrate their 5th anniversary on July 10 at Jaydev Bhawan here. On the occasion of the anniversary five sportsperson of the State will be felicitated, Good Sama... Despite Rains Raahgiri Silver Jubilee a crowd puller Sunday, July 03, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Rains came calling even after the night long downpour. Morning also saw a series of monsoon clouds kiss the skyline of Bhubaneswar and drench the streets, but for the enthusiasts of Raahgiri the 25th celebration was special even in the rainy af... Odisha: Grievance Redressal Mechanism Decentralized 1st Time In Rayagada Sunday, July 03, 2016 Report by Badal Tah, Rayagada: Collector Ms Poonam Guha Tapas Kumar, IAS has decided to restore the grievance redressal process from the next Monday and shared the next six months plan upto December 2016 with the press reporters of the district.  After... Delhi deputy CM Manish Sishodia will be chief Guest in Ratha Yatra at Tyagraj Nagar Jagannath Mandir Sunday, July 03, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Delhi deputy CM Manish Sishodia will be chief Guest in Ratha Yatra at Tyagraj Nagar Shri Jagannath Mandir. This was informed by the Shri Jagannath Mandir & Odisha Arts & Cultural Centre, Delhi. The temple ad... Odisha govt treating Mahanadi as a commodity, overutilising it for industrial use! Sunday, July 03, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Sambalpur: ‘Mahanadi River Waterkeeper’ Ranjan Panda welcomed the current move by Odisha government to take note of various developments on the river Mahanadi upstream Chhattisgarh.  “We have been warning the government in this regard... Odisha Khadi & Village Industries Board starts intensive Bee Keeping Village Industries programme Sunday, July 03, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Khadi & Village Industries Board (OK&VIB) starts intensive Bee Keeping Village Industries programme in different blocks for self employment generation  To encourage sell employment and socio-economic empowerment ... Doordarshan to live telecasts of Rath Yatra, Bahuda Yatra Sunday, July 03, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The Doordarshan (DD) Kendra, Bhubaneswar would arrange live telecasts of the Rath Yatra on July 6, the Bahuda Yatra on July 14 and the Suna Besha at Puri on July 15. The DD would also telecast the Adharapana and Niladri Vije rituals on July 16 ... Discovery Channel to showcase special programme Rath Yatra on Monday Sunday, July 03, 2016 New Delhi: The Discovery Channel’s Discover India series would showcase a one-hour special programme, ‘Spirit of India-RathYatra’ at 9 pm on Monday. The programme would bring to its viewers the annual Car Festival and the spectacle of how ... Odisha Congress leader Pradip Majhi, party workers released from Jail Sunday, July 03, 2016 Raighar: Congress leader Pradip Majhi and 18 other party workers, who were arrested on June 25 on the charge of ransacking Raighar Forest Range office and beating officials, were released from the Sub-Jail here on Saturday. Later, he was taken in a processi... Odisha BJP unit to hold dharna at Raj Bhawan here on July 4 over attack on Union Ministers convoy Sunday, July 03, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The BJP on Saturday said it would stage a massive dharna at the Raj Bhawan here on July 4 in protest against the BJD’s recent attack on vechiles of two Union Ministers, Santosh Gangwar and Sadhvi Niranjana Jyoti, at Bargarh. This was informed by the BJP MLA Pradeep Pur... Odisha Govt to introduce Odia curriculum and lower Odia test for Non-resident Odia students Saturday, July 02, 2016 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar : The State Government has decided to introduce for the first time Odia curriculum and lower Odia test for the desirous Odia students living overseas and outside the state of Odisha. The lower Odia test will be equivalent to 7th Class standrad. This fa... Odisha Govt to include 3Lakh more beneficiaries into current Social Security network Saturday, July 02, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government orders to include 3Lakh more beneficiaries into current Social Security network of 40L; process to be completed by Aug 15.  This was announced by the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.  &ld... Odisha Govt decides to facilitate Odia Certification course for non-resident Odias Saturday, July 02, 2016 Report by Piyush Dipankar, Bhubaneswar: Odisha govt decides to facilitate Odia Certification course for non-resident Odias. Board of Secondary Education, Odisha, will conduct the test for online basis Odia Certification course. This was informed by the CM Naveen Patnaik.  Acclaimed sculptor Gadadhar Ojha invited to participate at 8th International Sculpture Symposium in Greece Saturday, July 02, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Paris: Gadadhar OJHA has been invited to participate at the 8th International Sculpture Symposium municipality of Heraklion Crete, from 4 to 24 July, 2016 in Venerato village (Crete, Greece). The international sculpture symposium is an important event which... Rains to occur at most places of Odisha due to low pressure Saturday, July 02, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Rains or thundershowers are likely to occur at most places in coastal Odisha and many places in interior Odisha. It was informed by the Met office. Rain will occur under the influence of a low pressure formed over the west central and adjoining... Two judges of Odisha High Court sworn in as permanent judges Saturday, July 02, 2016 Cuttack: Two judges of the Orissa High Court were on Friday sworn in as permanent judges of the High Court after they completed the mandatory two years in office as additional judges. Chief Justice Vineet Saran administered the office of affirmation to Justices Biswanath Rath and Sangam ... Odisha: 52 of the 60 students of OMC Super-30 have cleared JEE Mains Friday, July 01, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik felicitated students of OMC Super-30 who have cleared JEE Mains. CM Patnaik congratulated Odisha Mining Corporation Ltd. for introduction of the Super-30 programme.  CM Patnaik said that the progra... Odisha Govt to simplify Building Plan Approval Friday, July 01, 2016 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: In a revolutionising step the Housing and Urban Development Department (H&UD) has proposed to make the building plan approval simpler, across the state, so that persons having land in an approved layout plan area need not go to the development aut... AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar Awarded the Coveted NABH & cGreen OT Accreditation Friday, July 01, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar, the largest healthcare service provider of the region was awarded the prestigious NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers) Accreditation and  'cGreen OT Certificate&rsqu... Odisha Mountaineers Jogabyasa Bhoi and team successfully completed Mt.Indrasan expedition Friday, July 01, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Known Odia mountaineer Jogabyasa Bhoi and his team successfully completed Mt.Indrasan expedition in Himachal Pradesh. The team scaled Mt Indrasan at a height of 6221 meters over a 19 day expedition.  This team ... Odisha Govt reduced Bus fares in all categories Friday, July 01, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government reduced Bus fares in all categories . Decline in bus fare under automatic fare mechanism. Ordinary, express bus fares cut by I p/km. Deluxe and AC deluxe fare slashed by 2 p/km. The fare for ordinary buses will now be 60 paise per km as against 61 paise per... Nalco to take up Puri Jagannath Temple under Swachh Bharat Mission Friday, July 01, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  Shri Balvinder Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Mines, Govt of India, has complimented Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD of Navratna Nalco for accepting Govt of India’s suggestion to take up Jagannath Temple in Puri under Swachh Bharat Missio... Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) 'Tejas' inducted into no 45 Squadron of Indian Air Force Friday, July 01, 2016 New Delhi: The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) "Tejas" inducted into No. 45 Squadron of Indian Air Force (IAF) on 01 Jul 2016. No. 45 Squadron, also called the "Flying Daggers", was last equipped with MiG 21 Bis Aircraft and operated from Nalia. It's motto is "Ajeet Nabha". The Squadron will... Odisha: Kumanda villagers submitted a memorandum to Coal Minister Piyush Goyal Friday, July 01, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: A delegation of villagers of Kumanda G.P (Angul, Odisha) to Coal Minister Shri Piyush Goyal. The delegation was accompanied by PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.  The Delegation submitted a memorandum regarding v... PM expresses pride and happiness over the induction of Tejas fighter jet Friday, July 01, 2016 New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed pride and happiness over the induction of Tejas fighter jet into the Air Force. Prime Minister also lauded Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) on the induction of Tejas.  ... Odisha Court grants bail to former Congress MP Pradip Majhi, 18 other Congress workers Friday, July 01, 2016 Umerkote: Court grants bail to former Congress MP Pradip Majhi and 18 other Congress workers.  It should be noted that Jailed Congress leader Pradip Majhi along with five other party workers got sick inside the Umerkote Sub Jail following their indefin... India Test fired Ballistic missile Barak-8 from Odisha coast, President congratulated DRDO Friday, July 01, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Ballistic missile Barak-8 test fired from launch pad-3 of integrated test range at Chandipur. Round-III test of medium range surface-to-air ballistic missile Barak conducted at ITR, Chandipur. The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee congr... Consistent performer, reformer Dharmendra Pradhan to be elevated to Cabinet rank Thursday, June 30, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi:  Consistent performer and reformer Dharmendra Pradhan to get Cabinet berth in Narendra Modi Government. It should be noted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is preparing to reshuffle his Council of Ministers soon. <... Quarterly Newsletter 'Plan Odisha' released Thursday, June 30, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Minister, Women and Child Development, Planning and Convergence, SS & EPD released the first issue of Quarterly Newsletter "Plan Odisha" and launched a website on PHDMA today at P&C Conference Hall, Odisha Secretariat.
Odisha to be the Aluminium Capital of India : Mines Secretary Thursday, June 30, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  “With more than half the bauxite reserves of the country and massive presence of Nalco, Hindalco and Vedanta, Odisha is soon going to be the Aluminium Capital of India,” said Mr. Balvinder Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Mines, ... PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan hails NALCO for taking responsibility of Periphery Development work of Puri Mandir Thursday, June 30, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan congratulates NALCO for taking the responsibility of Periphery Development work of Puri Mandir. He also thanked PM Narendra Modi & Steel Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar. It sho... BMC Council Meeting discusses Smart City Progress Thursday, June 30, 2016 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: BMC Council Meeting today discusses Smart City Progress. The CEO of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited also presented a progress card for the Smart City Project in the city at the Corporation meeting in which he informed that in four sectors of the Smart ... Odisha Police arrested Casting couch accused Papu Pom Pom Thursday, June 30, 2016 Bhubaneswar:  Odisha Police arrested Casting couch accused Papu Pom Pom. Papu Pom Pom aide Pradeep Swain also arrested.  Commissionerate Police informed that Papu Pom Pom was arrested from Nimapada area. Pappu was absconding after be... Odisha HC Accepts PIL Seeking direction to issue Homestead land to Hirakud Displaced Families Thursday, June 30, 2016 Cuttack : Accepting the PIL vide WP(C ) PIL No. 4805 of 2016, Code No. 219900 field by ShriDillip KumarSahu of village Patrapalli, Jharsuguada district, the Odisha High Court has served notice to the opposite parties i. e. Secretary, Revenue Department, RDC, Northern Division, District C... Odisha CM launches 100 drinking water projects,8 Aahar centres, Koraput-Sunabeda-Jeypore city bus services Thursday, June 30, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to launch 100 drinking water projects today; 8 Aahar centres, Koraput-Sunabeda-Jeypore city bus services to be inaugurated. CM Patnaik launched these services at the State Secretariat here through videoconfer... Nalco to undertake beautification work around Jagannath Temple, to supply raw materials to other aluminium companies Thursday, June 30, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Union Mines Secretary Balvinder Kumar holds discussion with Chief Secretary AP Padhi and Nalco officials in Bhubaneswar.  Union Mines Secretary Balvinder Kumar said Nalco will develop outer side of Sri Mandir in Puri. He said Nalco would u... Indo-Israeli ballistic missile Barak 8 test-fired from Odisha coast Thursday, June 30, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Indo-Israeli ballistic missile Barak 8 test-fired from launch pad-3 of Chandipur ITR. Barak was test-fired from launch pad-3 of Chandipur ITR at 8.16 am. Medium range surface-to-air ballistic missile Barak can hit its target within 70 km. For s... Odisha CM directed administrations to remain fully prepared to tackle possible floods Thursday, June 30, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday directed all departments and the district Collectors to remain fully prepared to tackle possible floods in the State. The Chief Minister directed various line departments like Water Resources, Civil Su... Odisha to focus on Ground water recharge and solar micro-irrigation to ensure food security and enhance resilience in vulnerable areas Thursday, June 30, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: In its continuing efforts for combating and adapting to climate change, the Department of Water Resources, Government of Odisha has submitted a funding proposal to the UNFCC Green Climate Fund for “Ground water recharge and solar micro-ir... Ruling BJD of Odisha expelled casting couch accused actor Papu Pom Pom Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Ruling BJD of Odisha expelled casting couch accused actor Tatwa Prakash Satpathy aka Papu Pom Pom. Party General Secretary informed this to media in a press statement. On the other hand Mahila Police to serve notice on Papu Pom Pom, his aide Pr... Sustainable food and nutrition now is a relevant issue in the State: R. Balakrishnan Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Food Commission (OSFC) in association with The Coalition for Food and Nutrition Security (CFNS), a group of policy and program leaders committed to fostering collaboration and evidence based advocacy for improved programs to ac... Odisha capital to celebrate silver jubilee of Raahgiri Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: To welcome the monsoon season and celebrate the Silver Jubilee of the 25th edition of Raahgiri on July 3, a preparatory meeting was held at the fifth floor conference hall of the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) today, to chalk out diffe... PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan thanks PM Narendra Modi on cabinet approval for Angul-Sambalpur NH 4 laning, IIT financial grant Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan thanks PM Narendra Modi on cabinet approval for Angul-Sambalpur NH 4 laning and financial grant to IIT Bhubaneswar. It should be noted that Union Cabinet today...
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PCC President Prasad Harichandan heading the meeting of Block Congress Presidents and District Congress Presidents at Congress Bhawan .
PCC President Prasad Harichandan heading meeting of Block Congress Presidents and District Congress Presidents at Congress Bhawan .
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