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Orissa: Ruling BJD leader Damodar Rout announces to float Biju Bichar Manch on Oct 2 Monday, September 05, 2011 Report by Pravuprasad Routray; Bhubaneswar: Senior Biju Janata Dal Leader Damodar Rout on Sunday formally announced to float a socio-political forum Biju Bichar Manch. He said the forum will be launch on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2. <... Orissa Govt announces drought relief packages for 99 blocks Sunday, September 04, 2011 Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday announced a package for farmers who sustained crop loss due to erratic monsoon leading to a drought-like situation in 99 of the state's 314 blocks, official sources said. Briefing newsmen after presiding over a high-level rev... Orissa: It's again the Water Lo- battle Sunday, September 04, 2011 Repot by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar: After Land grabbing, the industrial houses are indulging in collective siphoning of water. Even as lakhs of people and farmers are thriving for water and the agriculture sector and people of Orissa face acute paucity of water, the unregulated ... Orissa CM asks PM to impose mineral resource rent tax on iron ore Sunday, September 04, 2011 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar: Orissa, one of the India's biggest iron ore producing state, has sought a new tax on mining profits and a higher royalty on steel feedstock. Orissa Chief Minister Naveen patanaik today demanded an early revision of royalty in view of ... Maoist Breaks Silence in Orissa; Terror prevails after BJP man’s killing Saturday, September 03, 2011 Report y Deba Prasad Dash; Malkangiri: Breaking their month long silence, the red rebels have again unleashed the reign of terror in the district following the killing of the BJP man and Contractor Purna Chandra Dalai at launch ghat,some 7 km from Chirakonda on Friday evening. Da... Orissa Government to implement Integrated Watershed Management Projects in back ward districts Saturday, September 03, 2011 Report by Rashmi r Parida; Bhubaneswar:   In another step towards increasing the productivity of poor, Govt has decided to implement Integrated Watershed Management Projects in back ward districts along with the 14 IAP (Integrated Action Plan) Districts. Act... Orissa Govt Convenes Collectors’ Conference On 6th & 7th Sept to expediate developmental works Saturday, September 03, 2011 Report by OrissaDiary.com correspondent; Bhubaneswar: In another step towards expediting the developmental works at grass root level and carrying the administration to doorsteps, Govt has convened two days Collectors’ Conference on 6th & 7th September. A letter to this effect... Orissa: Suspected Maoists shot dead BJP worker in Malkangiri Saturday, September 03, 2011 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar: Suspected Maoists shot dead a grass root level worker of the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) in Orissa’s Malkangiri district. The dead body of Purnachandra Dalai was found at Chitrakonda near a reservoir. According to police, more than h... Five hardcore Maoists surrender in Rourkela before Orissa Police Saturday, September 03, 2011 Bhubaneswar: Five Maoists cadres on Friday surrendered before the Orissa police in Rourkela along with arms and ammunition. They surrendered before range DIG Yeshwant Jethwa and Rourkela Superintendent of Police Himanshu Lal with arms and ammunition. Those who surrendered... 69 samples found Dengue positive in Orissa Saturday, September 03, 2011 Report by OrissaDiary.com correspondent; Bhubaneswar: Orissa Health Department today confirms 69 samples found Dengue positive in state. The death toll remains 24 as no deaths reported today till now.Today 111 samples were tested in SCBMCH, Cuttack & Capital Hospi... Orissa: Bansadhara flows over the dangerous level Friday, September 02, 2011 Reported by Manohar Panda; Kasinagar : Heavy rain and flood situation in Gajapati District creates panic for Kasinagar people and its nearby villages . Till now Andhra Administration has not open the Gota Barrage gate results enter flood water of River Bansadhara enter in... Orissa: East Zone Vice Chancellors' Conference inaugurated at KIIT University Friday, September 02, 2011 Report by OrissaDiary.com correspondent; Bhubaneswar: The AIU’s Eastern zonal meeting of the Vice Chancellors of the region organized by KIIT University on 2nd September 2011 got off to a colorful start. Inaugurating the 2-day conference, Badri Narayan Patra Minister of Higher ed... Orissa: 10 gates of Hirakud dam opened Friday, September 02, 2011 Hirakud: The authorities of the Hirakud Dam on Thursday opened 10 sluice gates to release excess reservoir water following heavy rains in the upper catchments of river Mahanadi.According to reports, the dam was releasing 180993 cusecs of water per second. While the ... Odia made Jharkhand’s 2nd official language Friday, September 02, 2011 Bhubaneswar: The Jharkhand Government on Tuesday officially acknowledged Odia language as the second official language of the State. Jharkhand Cabinet on Tuesday approved Odia to accord it the status of second official language while officially recognising another five regional l... Orissa: Triangle collision in Bhubaneswar-Puri road; 2 dead & 5 severe injured Thursday, September 01, 2011 Report by Ananta Prasad; Bhubaneswar: Two passengers lost their lives & 5 others are struggling with life due to a severe accident near Gudia Pokhari in Pipili Block. 20 more people are injured in this road mishap in BBSR-Puri 203 National Highway. The two dead persons are id... Odia IAS Dr. M. Sarangi from takes over as New Labour & Employment Secretary Thursday, September 01, 2011 Bhubaneswar: Dr. Mrityunjaya Sarangi , IAS (TN:77) today took charge as the new Secretary in the Ministry of Labour & Employment. Prior to this he was Special Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat. Dr. Sarangi has taken over after the retirement of Shri P.C.Chatur... Incessant rains triggered flood threats in major rivers Thursday, September 01, 2011 Bhubaneswar: Heavy downfall of rains have triggered flood threats in Odisha with the rise of water level in the major rivers. Sources in the water resources department said that the water level of river Mahanadi was rising at Khariamal, Tikarpada and Naraj. Similarly, whi... Odisha government decided to disallow Central deputation for state IAS cadres Thursday, September 01, 2011 Bhubaneswar: Following acute shortage of state cadre IAS officers in the state, the Odisha government has decided to disallow the Central deputation of the state IAS cadre officers. It may be mentioned here that the official work in the state has been greatly hampered due... After Orissa now Chhatisgarh filed a petition in SC over Polavaram dam Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Report by OrissaDiary.com correspondent; Bhubaneswar: Chhattisgarh government has filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking its directions to restrain Andhra Pradesh from continuing construction of a Polavaram dam on river Godavari. In a petition filed before the Apex Court C... Death toll due to Dengue rise to 24 in Orissa Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Report by OrissaDiary.com correspondent; Bhubaneswar: The death toll rise to 24 from 23 with one more death reported today  from AYUSH Hospital and belong to Angul district.Today 183 samples were tested in SCBMCH, Cuttack & Capital Hospital . Out of 182 samples tes... Two persons killed due to collisions of two goods trains Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar: Two persons were killed after two goods trains collided head-on in Keonjhar district on early Wednesday. The mishap took place at Tigiripali village between Keonjhar and Banspani when an iron ore-laden freight train was proceeding fro... Orissa: Sculptors of Lord Ganesh the symbols of knowledge live below the poverty line Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Report by Akshya Rout; Jajpur: Years after year, they make hundreds of clay status of deity Ganesh , the symbols of knowledge , education, good fortune and prosperity , but prosperity , education and good fortune, the attributes of the God Ganesh elude the sculptors and their chi... Orissa Govt releases block grants to 160 Madrasas Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Bhubaneswar:  The Odisha government on Tuesday released 60 per cent Block Grants in favour of 160 Madrasas as an Id gift to the Muslim community. The block grant would have retrospective effect from April, according to official sources. However, the school and mass e... Orissa to set up 1 high school within 5-km radius of all habitations by 2015 Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Bhubaneswar: In order to ensure universal access of secondary level education to all students in the age group of 14-16 years by 2015, the Odisha government has decided to establish one High School within five km radius of any habitation and universal retention by 2015. T... Dhamra Port to fill up gap in port infrastructure of the region: CEO, SK Mohapatra Wednesday, August 31, 2011 The much talked rapid industrialization and the developing phenomenon of the state has been an asset for the overall economy. The long and rich productive coastline is the strength point of the port business in odisha. Especially the overall impression is now being focused on the ports in the sta... Difficulties of eadmission leads vacant of seats in Orissa Tuesday, August 30, 2011 Report by Ronalisa Parida, Berhampur: With the major difficulties emerged in the process of E. admission for the +2 students, colleges have now begun the vacant admission system. Due to lack of proper infrastructure for E. admission and E. knowledge among the students, seats in m... Dengue affected list in Orissa today touched 912 Tuesday, August 30, 2011 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar: The dengue affected list in Orissa today touched 912 . As per sources, the death toll touched 26, though the official press release of Health department is silent about it. Today 187 samples were tested in SCB, Capital Hospital &... Sand replica of Gandhian Anna Hazare worshipping Lord Ganesha Tuesday, August 30, 2011 Report by OrissaDiary.com correspondent; Bangalore: Forget for a flash all the brouhaha surrounding anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare's fast in Delhi favouring the Jan Lokapal Bill. For all, those who are in Bangalore and could not get a glimpse of such time changing and historical... Orissa Governor inaugurates International Seminar on Green-Future for Tourism Tuesday, August 30, 2011 Report by Rashmi r Parida; New Delhi: Governor of Orissa Muralidhar Chandrakant Bhandare inaugurated the International Seminar on Green-Future for Tourism here. Bhandare presented the Safari India National Tourism Awards to the individuals/agencies made significant contribution t... War against LWEs; BSF Wins Confidence of People in Orissa Tuesday, August 30, 2011 Report by Kishor Dash & Deba Prasad Dash; Malkangiri: With the Unabated Maoist violence has posed a serious threat to the country’s internal security, particularly in Malkangiri, Rayagada and Koraput districts southern Orissa, the Government has adopted a two-pronged strategy... Two women Maoists surrendered before Orissa Police in Koraput Tuesday, August 30, 2011 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Koraput: Two women Maoists, including a minor today surrendered in Koraput, police sources said.  Tarai Madingi, 16 and Jamba Nachika, 18 surrendered to the police in the district headquarters town of Koraput.  Both were active members ... Heavy rain fall predicted in Orissa due to low pressure Tuesday, August 30, 2011 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar: The low pressure area formed in North West Bay of Bengal will trigger heavy to heavy rain fall in almost all the parts of Orissa. According to the Bhubaneswar Meterological office, strong and gusty surface wind from South-Westerly direction w... Orissa Govt asked 30 district collectors to submit reports on crop loss Monday, August 29, 2011 Report by OrissaDiary.com correspondent; Bhubaneswar: Orissa government today asked all the 30 district collectors to submit reports on the crop loss due to inadequate rainfall in the state. The collectors were asked to submit the report based on eye estimation by the 31 ... SC asks NHRC to submit status report on rehabilitation work in Kandhamal district Monday, August 29, 2011 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar: Again trouble for Orissa Government. This time matters relating to Kandhamal riots.  The Supreme Court today directed the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to submit a status report  on the relief and rehabilitation work in Ka... Orissa comes first in India on sterilization during World Population Fortnight from 11 to 24th July Monday, August 29, 2011 Report by Pravuprasad Routray; Bhubaneswar: The World Population Day-2011 was celebrated as World Population Fortnight from 11th July to 24th July in Odisha as per Government of India’s directive .The theme  for the year was “ Small family: overall Development “( Chhota Pari... Villagers lost hope in Orissa's Ganjam due to withdrawal of Russian firm from Titanium project Monday, August 29, 2011 Report by Ronalisa Parida, Berhampur: Due to disagreement of Saraf company (Kolkata) and the Russian company for the Titanium project 300 families in Ganjam district are now losing hopes after losing their lands. Although the land acquisition has been done four Panchayats near Chatr... Orissa Weightlifter K Ravi Kumar conferred with Arjuna Award Monday, August 29, 2011 Report by OrissaDiary.com correspondent; New Delhi: Orissa Weightlifter K Ravi Kumar conferred with Arjuna Award. The President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil gave away Sports and Adventure Awards at a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan today. It should be noted that Ravi Ku... DRDO postponed Nuclear-Capable Agni II missile due to a technical snag Monday, August 29, 2011 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar: Defence authorities today  postponed the test of nuclear-capable intermediate range Agni II missile due to a technical snag. Agni-II was to tested from Interim taste range at Wheeler's Island in Bhadrak district. "Launch of Agni ... Center convened meeting of district collectors of 60 worst Naxal-hit districts on Sept 13 Monday, August 29, 2011 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar: The center has convened a meeting of district collectors of 60 worst Naxal-hit districts on September 13 in New Delhi. Union Rural Development Ministry has called this meeting to develop a strategy for effective implementation o... Orissa Agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy visited drought-affected areas Monday, August 29, 2011 Report by OrissaDiary.com correspondent; Berhampur: Agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy on Sunday visited the drought-affected areas of Ganjam district and took stock of the situation in different blocks.The minister visited Khallikote and Chhatrapur blocks on his way... Orissa CM Naveen Patnaik to review drought like situation Monday Sunday, August 28, 2011 Report by OrissaDiary.com correspondent; Bhubaneswar: Orissa Chief Minister on Monday to review drought like situation. It should be noted that due to lack of rain 15 districts of the state face drought like situation. Revenue Minister SN Patro says due to lack of rain 7 ... Orissa leader of Opposition Bhupinder Singh sustained minor injury in a road accident Sunday, August 28, 2011 Report by OrissaDiary.com correspondent; Bhubaneswar: Leader of the Opposition Bhupinder Singh today sustains minor injury in a road accident in Bhubaneswar. It should be noted that the accident happen in front of Mr. Singh's government residence. A mini truck hit his ca... Orissa: 14 samples found Dengue positive today Sunday, August 28, 2011 Report by Pravuprasad Routray; Bhubaneswar: Orissa Health Department today confirms 14 samples found Dengue positive. With this number of Dengue patient in state rise to 859. The death toll remains 23 as no deaths reported today till now.Today 151 samples were tested ... Orissa: Cong, BJP MLAs demand debate in House over Horse-trading on RS Poll Sunday, August 28, 2011 Bhubaneswar: The State Assembly on Saturday witnessed uproarious scenes as opposition Congress and BJP MLAs demanded a debate on alleged horse trading during last year's Rajya Sabha polls and deteriorating law and order situation across the state. The opposition members r... Orissa: 24 Year Old Handless Smita On Her Feet Sunday, August 28, 2011 Report by Akshya Rout; Bhubaneswar: Twenty -four - year-old differently-able girl Smita Padhiari of Balibili village under Bari block in Jajpur district was born without her hands. But as soon as he grew up her determination overpowered her disability. Now she writes with... Orissa govt. convened 2 days Collector's meet on September 6, 7 Saturday, August 27, 2011 Report by OrissaDiary.com correspondent; Bhubaneswar: Orissa govt. has convened a two days Collector's meet on September 6 and 7. Issues like Mahatama Gandhi National Employment Gurantee Act (NREGA), Indira Awas Yojana (IAY), SGSY, drinking water facility to Anganwadis a... Orissa CM supports strong Lokpal, appeals Anna Hazare to break fast Saturday, August 27, 2011 Report by Jyoti Prakash; Bhubaneswar: Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today appealed the anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare to break his fast. “I appeal Sri Anna Hazare ji to break the fast now. His health is a great concern for all of us,” Mr. Patnaik told report... Orissa: Fraud in Utkal University State Bank: Panic among Varsity Employees Saturday, August 27, 2011 Report by Ananta Prasad; Bhubaneswar: There has been a panic like situation among the employees of Utkal University who have their bank accounts in the State Bank of India inside the campus. Today a fact came into front that there are some mischievous bank employees who ... Orissa: Coconut farmer Mani Panda protecting large number of weaver birds Saturday, August 27, 2011 Report by Akshya Rout; Jajpur: Mani Panda (57) of Kuakhia village in Jajpur district has been protecting the large number of Baya weaver birds who throng each year on the coconut trees in the village to nest in the month of May to October. Mani Panda is a farmer and owner... Orissa: Two Maoists Including a Minor Girl Surrendered before Police in Jajpur Saturday, August 27, 2011 Report by Akshya Rout; Jajpur: Two Maoist including a minor girl have surrendered in front of district superintendent police and Director of Inspector General(central ) in Jajpur on Saturday. “Today, two Maoist cadres, who were active in Kalinganagar, Keonjhar and other a...
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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paying floral tributes to the departed leader Pyari Mohan Mohapatra at Biju Patnaik International Airport on 20-3-2017.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paying floral tributes to the departed leader Pyari Mohan Mohapatra
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