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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to inaugurate various development initiatives in Kalahandi Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate various development initiatives in Kalahandi on Wednesday.  CM Patnaik will inaugurate Renovation & Restoration of Right Main Canal of Upper Indravati Ir... Resource Rich Odisha Deserves Better Living Wednesday, February 17, 2016 By Prof. Dr. P. K. Jena; Odisha is considered to be the leading state of India for possessing large quantities of various natural resources. The state is particularly endowed with major fractions of the mineral resources (27% coal, 26% iron ore, 65% bauxite, 31.7% manganese ore, 98.3% ch... Tata Steel's Jyoti Fellowship for 142 Meritorious Students in Odisha Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Report by Dipankar Piyush, Gopalpur: Bringing joys to 142 school and college students of Rangeilunda and Chhatrapur blocks of Ganjam district, Jyoti Fellowship 2016, a one-time financial assistance, was awarded to them by Tata Steel. At a special ceremony organised at JNTTEC Conference H... Odisha Police arrested Five SIMI terrorists from Rourkela Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Rourkela: Odisha Police today arrested Five SIMI terrorists from Rourkela. This was informed by the Odisha Police DG KB Singh.  Five SIMI terrorists arrested from Rourkela identified as Mehboob Khan, Zakhir Khan, Ahmed khan, Saliq, & Najma (Mehboob... Odisha Govt decided to introduce self certifying schemes for industries Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: In another step forward towards ‘ease of doing business’ in Odisha Govt has decided to introduce a self certifying schemes for non-hazardous industries for enabling them to go ahead with setting up the units without the bottlenecks ... Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan urges new generations to promote Odisha at national, international levels Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar:  Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan urges the new generations to make efforts to promote and propagate the culture and heritage of the State at national and international levels.  He said this w... Odisha Governor inaugurates 47th convocation ceremony of Utkal University Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Report by Pravuprasad Routray, Bhubaneswar: 47th convocation ceremony of Utkal University held in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. Srikumar Bannerjee, chancellor of Homi Bhabha National Institute attended the event as chief guest. Governor and university Chancello... Odisha Assembly Ethics Committee met over Obscene clip watching by Cong MLA in house Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The Ethics Committee of the Odisha Assembly today meet   over the alleged porn video watching by Congress MLA Naba Kishore Das in the House during its last session. Ethics Committee chairperson Ranendra Pratap Swain said the meeting review... Odisha Police arrested actress Jessy on charges of abetting actor Raja Patnaik's suicide Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Report by P. Pradhan, Bhubaneswar: The Soro police on Tuesday arrested actress Pralipta Priyadarshini Samal aka Jessy on charges of abatement of suicide of actor Raja’s suicide. Jessy has been forwarded to Soro court after her arrest.Jessy at Soro jail, refuses to take dinner . Odisha: XIMB, Xavier University to offer Global Management programs in association with Thunderbird, W.P. Carey, Arizona State University Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: Thunderbird, the world’s No.1 ranked institution which has been leading global business innovation for seventy years, now partners with XIMB, Xavier University to offer the world’s No.1 ranked programme in Master of Global Management and M... Odisha BJP activists stage demo, demand arrest of BJD MLAs Debasis, Dr Pramod Mallick Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Jagatsinghpur: Hundreds of BJP supporters on Tuesday staged demonstration and protest meeting in front of Jagatsinghpur SP office, demanded immediate arrest of BJD MLAs Debasis Samantray and Dr Pramod Mallick also claimed to suspend SP Sudha Singh alleging ... Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik 100-bed Maternity Complex set up at Rs. 17 crores in Capital Hospital Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurates a 100-bed mother and child care hospital complex on the premises of Capital Hospital, Bhubaneswar.  100-bed Maternity Complex set up at Rs. 17 crores in Capital... Tata Power aids economic enhancement 56 villages in Odisha, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Gujarat in phased manner Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, has been continuously undertaking sustainable development initiatives to improve the quality of life and social well-being of the communities where it operates. ... Odisha DGP reviews security in Bargarh ahead of PM Modi's visit Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Bargarh : Odisha DGP KB Singh  today reviews security in Bargarh ahead of PM Modi’s visit on February 22. Intelligence director Sunil Roy, DIG Prateek Mohanty & IG Swapna Tiwari also join DGP to review security in Bargarh ahead of PM Modi’s visit. <... Odisha announced use of Odia language in nameplates mandatorily in shops, business organisations Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Monday announced use of Odia language in nameplates mandatorily in shops and business organisations in the city. Labour Department Principal Secretary G Srinivas, the Khordha Collector and district labour departmen... Odisha scores poor in overall Internet Readiness Index Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Report by Rudra Narayan Sahoo, Mumbai: Odisha along with other eastern Indian states has ranked low in terms of overall Internet readiness index. Maharashtra has emerged as the top ranking state in terms of overall Internet readiness index, followed by Karnataka, Gujarat, Telangana and T... Bhubaneswar‬ needs "Funfrastructure", will you give it to her? Tuesday, February 16, 2016 By Devasis Sarangi  Until this point, all of the infrastructure we’ve built in Bhubaneswar has been in the interest of making transportation easier. The assumption is that the reason many people choose not to ride a bike (Bhubaneswar Cycling), or walk (Bhubaneswar ... Odisha garners Rs 70000 crore investments in just 2 days at Make in India event Monday, February 15, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Mumbai: Investors assured investment of Rs 70000 crore in Odisha in just 2 days at Make In India Week. This was informed by the Industries minister Debi Prasad Mishra after attending ‘Make In India Week’. Industries minister Debi Pra... Noted writer Sakuntala Baliarsingh selected for Kendriya Sahitya Akademi Award Monday, February 15, 2016 Report by Ashok Palit, Bhubaneswar: Noted writer Sakuntala Baliarsingh has been selected for Kendriya Sahitya Akademi Translation Award 2015 for her book 'Kaberi Bhali Jhiatie'. The book published by Sahitya Akademi was originally written by Tripurasundari Laxmi in Tamil. <... Petroleum Minister meets Odisha Chief Secretary to discuss various projects during Make in India Conference Monday, February 15, 2016 Report by Rudra Naryan Sahoo, Mumbai: Minster of State(I/C) Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan received Chief Secretary of Odisha in Mumbai on the margins of Make in India Conference cum Exhibition. Minister was accompanied by Petroleum Secretary,senior officers of the Mini... A Tribal Hamlet near Odisha capital city Construct Their Own Road Monday, February 15, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: After 69years of Independence there is a tribal hamlet, Kandalei (Mundasahi) under Chhatabar Grampanchayat, 15kms from our state capital till days no road to the village. Medical and school are 3km from village so they face lot of problem. ... Two Odisha athletes included in Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme Monday, February 15, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Two Odisha athletes included in Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme . Odia athlete Jauna Murmu, Archer Ranjit Naik selected under the Central govt’s Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme.  Murmu, Naik... NALCO to invest Rs.20,550 crore in Odisha for expanding its Alumina Refinery , aluminium park at Angul Monday, February 15, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha has been assured of investments worth Rs.56,400 crore at the Odisha Investors’ Meet in the ongoing Make-in-India Week in Mumbai. This includes aluminium major NALCO’s commitment of Rs.20,550 crore for expanding its Alumina Re... Odisha capital Bhubaneswar in 24th rank in Swachh Survekshan-2016 list Monday, February 15, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Bhubaneswar in 24th rank in Swachh Survekshan-2016 list. Bhubaneswar also  substantially improved ranks in 2016 survey.  Of these 32, top 10 movers who have substantially improved their ranks in 2... Swachh Sarvekshan award: Odisha capital Bhubaneswar bags 'East Zone Top Movers' award Monday, February 15, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Swachh Sarvekshan award announced. Bhubaneswar bags ‘East Zone Top Movers’ award.              Mysuru in Karnataka remained the cleanest city in the country while Dhanbad in Jharkhand ... Vedanta partners with Odisha Govt. to set up an Aluminium Park Monday, February 15, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Mumbai: Vedanta Limited, India’s only diversified Natural Resources Company will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Odisha to commission an aluminium park in the state.  This state-of-th... 111 villages belong to Odisha Electrified Last Week under DDUGJY Monday, February 15, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: 253 villages have been electrified across the country during last week (from 8th to 14th February 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). Out of these electrified villages, 111 villages belong to Odisha.  81 villages in Assam, &... Odisha CM announces Rs 1 lakh ex-gratia each to family of deceased of Vizag ambulance mishap Monday, February 15, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM announces Rs 1 lakh ex-gratia each to the family of deceased, to bear medical expenses of injured of Vizag ambulance mishap.  It should be noted that 7 of a family died as the ambulance carrying them, overturned. It has come to notice that, the fam... Odisha Forum conferred Prabasi Odia Award to Prof. Manoj Das, Sarthak Behuria, Dr Shankar Acharya, Niroo Mohapatra Monday, February 15, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, New Delhi: Delhi-based Odia intellectual body Odisha Forum conferred Prabasi Odia Award to Prof. Manoj Das, Sarthak Behuria, Dr Shankar Acharya, Niroo Mohapatra and others.  Odisha Forum recognizes the achievements ... Union Ministers Rajyavardhan Rathore, Dharmendra Pradhan attended concluding session of Outreach International Radio Fair Monday, February 15, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Union Ministers Rajyavardhan Rathore, Dharmendra Pradhan attended concluding session of Outreach International Radio Fair  in Bhubaneswar. Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan highlighted continued importance of Radio as medium of m... Odisha attracts Rs. 56,400 crore on 1st day of Odisha Investors' Meet during Make in India Week in Mumbai Monday, February 15, 2016 Mumbai: Odisha attracts Rs. 56,400 crore on first day of Odisha Investors’ Meet during the Make in India Week in Mumbai. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while inaugurating an Odisha Investors’ Meet during the Make in India Week in Mumbai focused on establishments of projects ... Fortune India 40 under 40 list features Milk Mantra Founder Srikumar Misra Monday, February 15, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: “Odisha is not known for high-flying startups, but Bhubaneswar based Milk Mantra could change that”, the Fortune India magazine mentioned in its feature ‘40 under 40’, which is a compilation of the brightest minds of vis... Tata Steel Special Economic Zone (TSSEZ) pavilion at the 'Make in India' Week Sunday, February 14, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Mumbai:‘Tata Steel Special Economic Zone’ has put up a pavilion at the ‘Make in India’ Week. The pavilion focusses on the Gopalpur Industrial Park, being developed by Tata Steel to facilitate industrial development of the region. The... Investors from China, Japan, Korea, Germany Italy to invest in Odisha, CM Naveen Patnaik attends Make In India Week programme Sunday, February 14, 2016 Report by Rudra Naryan Sahoo, Mumbai: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik discusses biz opportunities in Odisha with investors from China, Japan and Italy at Make in India Week in Mumbai.  Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis welcome Chief Minister N... Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan reviews preparations ahead of PM's visit to Odisha on Feb 21 Sunday, February 14, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bargarh: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today reviews preparations ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bargarh on Feb 21. It should be noted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Odis... More than 50,000 people of Bhubaneswar participated in 5th Raahgiri day Sunday, February 14, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: While the world was otherwise busy in celebrating the day, somewhat with an aura of romance, for more than 50,000 people of Bhubaneswar, Raahgiri was once again a preferred love for healthy lifestyle. This time, in Raahgiri V cleanliness was th... MCL extends CSR hand towards 61 more Odisha farmers in Sambalpur Sunday, February 14, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Sambalpur: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has yet again extended a helping hand towards 61 under-privileged farmers in Sambalpur district of Odisha to enable them water their crop timely and reap a good harvest. MCL, a lead... Odisha PCC Chief meets Rahul Gandhi Saturday, February 13, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Prasad Harichandan on Saturday meets Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi. He discusses drought and farmers’ problems. “I discussed various issues relating to Odisha with the AICC vice-presi... National School of Drama bans Polish play after nude scenes draw flak in Odisha Saturday, February 13, 2016 Bhubaneswar: National School of Drama bans enactment of the play performed by a troupe from Poland across the country.  It was informed by the Odisha Sangeet Natak Academy. NSD expresses regret over screening of the Poland play showing nude scenes at Rabindra Mandap in Bhubaneswar.&... CRPF's civic action programme needs a coordinated effort at ground level in Odisha Saturday, February 13, 2016 Report by Badal Tah; Rayagada: While the police at the higher echelons of the states like Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh, which are affected with Left Wing Extremism(LWE), are striving hard for a coordinated effort to combat violation by ultra left groups, their own w... Bakul Foundation promoting Gift Rose Roz Roz this Matru Pitru Divas,Valentine's Day Saturday, February 13, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: We may celebrate 14th November as Valentine’s Day or as MatruPitru Divas. Either way, it is a celebration of love and what better way to celebrate love than by giving a gift that grows; a gift that shows we care. We can gift a plant and i... Odisha Govt sought report from NSD over explicit content in drama showcased in Bhubaneswar Saturday, February 13, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Odisha Govt sought report from National School of Drama over explicit content in drama showcased at Ravindra Mandap in Bhubaneswar. This was informed by the Odisha Tourism and Culture minister Ashok Chandra Panda.   Culture minister Panda said th... Odia IFS officer serving as Ambassador to Tajikistan, Biraja Prasad, dies after heart attack Saturday, February 13, 2016  Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: 1998 batch Odia IFS officer serving as Ambassador to Tajikistan, Biraja Prasad, dies after heart attack.  Biraja Prasad from Odisha belonging to the Indian Foreign Service of 1998 batch. Prasad has had diplomatic assignme... INTACH team visited the Sitabhinji cave site in Odisha Saturday, February 13, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Keonjhar:  An INTACH team which included   A.B.Tripathy, State Convener and Anil Dhir visited the Sitabhinji cave site, 32 kms from the district headquarters. Sitabhinji is the only site in the State known for its ancient tempera paintings which d... Dhalsamant brother killed Deepak Mallick, Om Swain: Police Friday, February 12, 2016 Bhubaneswar: Arrested criminal brothers Sushil and Sushant Dhalsamant had thrashed their aides Deepak Mallick alias Dipu and Om Swain to death at a farm house near Ansupa in Athagarh and later took the bodies to Jharkhand, where they burnt the bodies to destroy evidence. This was reveale... Odisha CM says IIT Bhubaneswar is steadily evolving as a top global institute Friday, February 12, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that IIT Bhubaneswar is steadily evolving as a top global institute in science and engineering. He expects IIT Bhubaneswar will be e a technology partner in development initiatives of the State.  <... Odisha capital city Bhubaneswar adjudged one of the cleanest cities of India under ongoing Swachh Bharat Mission Friday, February 12, 2016 Report by Ananta Prasad, Bhubaneswar: After the emphatic win over the Smart City competition, the city is going to get another top honour from the Ministry of Urban Development under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA). According to a letter writt... Union Minister Kundariya interacted with Odisha farmers at KVK, Khordha, ICAR-CIFA, Bhubaneswar Friday, February 12, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: A “Farmers’ Interaction Meet” was organized by ICAR-CIFA, Kausalyaganga and KVK, Khordha, at Bhubaneswar on 11 February 2016, in which around 120 farmers including 30 women from self-help Groups participated.  Odisha-based Navratna PSU NALCO's 3rd Quarter Net Profit Rs. 133 crore Friday, February 12, 2016 Report by Pravuprasad Routray, Bhubaneswar: National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), the Navratna PSU, under Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India and country’s leading manufacturer and exporter of alumina and aluminium, has declared its financial results for the 3rd quarter ended D... Odisha launches dolphin census in Chilika lagoon, Bhitarkanika Friday, February 12, 2016 Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha forest and environment department launches dolphin census work in Chilika lagoon, Bhitarkanika.  The census Chilika Development Authority and Chilika forest division would jointly conduct the census in...
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