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Chhattisgarh CM's statement on Mahanadi unfortunate: Naveen

Bhubaneswar, July 27 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention in sharing of the Mahanadi river waters and dubbed his Chhattisgarh counterpart Raman Singh's statement on the issue as most unfortunate. The Chhattisgarh Chief Minister's statement on the issue of sharing Mahanadi waters is most unfortunate. It violates the ca...

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Odisha announces Rs 60 lakh special incentive for Olympic qualifiers

Bhubaneswar, July 26 (IANS) Six sportspersons from Odisha who are to represent India in Rio Olympics 2016 will get Rs 10 lakh each as a special incentive, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Tuesday. Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) would provide Rs 10 lakh to each player, said a statement from the Chief Minister's Office (CMO). Six women from Odisha have qualified for the ...

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Concor seeks land to set up logistic park in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) Container Corporation of India (Concor) has urged the Odisha government to provide 50 acres of land for developing a Multi Modal Logistic Park (MMLP) in the state's Jajpur district, officials said. In a letter to the Odisha Industry Secretary recently, Concor's Chief General Manager Sharad Verma sought availability of encumbrance free land parcel of around 50 ...

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Odisha launches free pilgrimage scheme for senior citizens

Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched the free pilgrimage scheme for senior citizens in the state, an official said. The Chief Minister flagged off the first pilgrimage train to Rameswaram and Madurai, carrying more than 1000 people from 10 southern Odisha districts on a nine-day tour to the religious sites in south India from the Berhampur r...

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Congress attacks Odisha government over killings of tribals

Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) The Congress party on Sunday attacked Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the killing of innocent tribal people in the name of Maoists in the state. Five tribals and Dalits were killed by security personnel in Kandhamal district. But, there was no word from Naveen Patnaik over the issue. This is for the fourth time in last 12 months that innocent tribals...

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India's Olympics sprint hope Dutee pleads for new running shoes

New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Dutee Chand is sprinting hard and she has her aim set -- the coveted gold medal at the Rio Olympics where she would compete in the 100-metre event, the first Indian woman to do so in 36 years. Dutee has brought her chequered career back on track by clinching Olympic qualification earlier this month with a national record. This 20-year-old from Odisha is now aimi...

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Odisha to hold investors meet in Bengaluru

Bhubaneswar, July 22 (IANS) In order to attract investment to Odisha, the state government on Friday decided to hold an Invest Odisha meet in Bengaluru on August 26. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will attend the event and hold one-to-one meetings with investors. A high-level preparatory meeting was held on Friday under the chairmanship of Industries Minister Devi Prasad Mishra he...

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Malnutrition deaths: Development claims of Odisha government exposed

Bhubaneswar, July 22 (IANS) The death of at least 20 children due to malnourishment in Nagada village in mineral-rich Jajpur district in the last four months may have exposed the development claims of the Odisha government. The acute poverty and lack of basic welfare services in the inaccessible village, inhabited by Juang tribes, came to fore only after the loss of precious human lives....

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Remarks on Mayawati shows BJP's anti-Dalit stand: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar, July 21 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday hit out at the BJP over the derogatory remarks against BSP chief Mayawati saying that it shows its anti-Dalit stand. He also said such derogatory statement against a national leader is against 'democratic norms'. Such derogatory remarks against a national leader is against the democratic norms. Mayawati ...

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Odisha CM raises Polavaram, Mahanadi issues with the Centre

Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday raised several issues at the Inter-State Council meeting in New Delhi, including the Polavaram project and construction of upper-catchment projects on Mahanadi river basin. The Chief Minister said the Odisha government has opposed any move with regard to upper-catchment projects in Mahanadi Basin without consult...

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Four Odisha players part of Olympic-bound women's hockey squad

Bhubaneswar, July 12 (IANS) Four women hockey players from Odisha have found place in the Indian squad for the Rio Olympics starting from August 5. Defenders Deep Grace Ekka, Namita Toppo, Sunita Lakra and midfielder Lilima Minz from Odisha will represent the national team in the Olympics. Indian hockey women will feature in the quadrennial Games after a gap of 36 years. ...

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Odisha orders SIT probe into Kandhamal gunfight

Bhubaneswar, July 11 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday ordered an SIT probe into the killing of five tribals allegedly during an exchange of fire between security personnel and Maoists in the state's Kandhamal district. For a thorough and impartial probe into the incident, I have directed that the investigation of the case will be done by a Special Investigation Team ...

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Odisha minister says unaware of tribals' killing; opposition flays government

Bhubaneswar, July 10 (IANS) Even as Odisha's tribal welfare minister on Sunday said he was unaware of the killing of five tribal villagers in Kandhamal district, the Congress and the BJP flayed the Navin Patnaik's government on the issue. Both opposition parties said a shutdown will be observed in Kandhamal district on Monday to protest the death of five villagers during an alleged gunfi...

19 days ago
Odisha celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr

Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) Muslims across Odisha celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with fervour and gaiety on Thursday. Hindus also joined in the celebrations in many parts of the state to mark the day with a show of harmony between communities. Muslims offered namaaz (prayers) in a gesture of thanksgiving at the end of the month-long fasting during Ramadan at Eidgahs and mosques across th...

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Rath Yatra festival begins in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) The annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings began on Wednesday amidst a congregation of lakhs of devotees in Puri. Lakhs of people have converged to have a glimpse of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra on the Bada Danda (Grand Road). They will travel to Gundicha temple on three giant wooden chariots to be pulled by the devotees. <...

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Odisha seeks royalty increase on coal, share from Clean Environment Cess

Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase royalty on coal and release 60 per cent share of Clean Environment Cess to coal-bearing states. In a letter to Prime Minister, Patnaik said the coal-bearing states have to face the adverse effects of mining such as displacement of people, reductio...

22 days ago
Odisha seeks PM's intervention over Chhattisgarh's project on Mahanadi

Bhubaneswar, July 4 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to advise the Chhattisgarh government immediately to stop the unilateral construction of dams across Mahanadi river. In a letter to the Prime Minister, he said the projects would adversely affect the interests of the farmers of Odisha. As you are aware Mahanadi is the life...

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Odisha BJP holds rally, demands action in Bargarh attack case

Bhubaneswar, July 4 (IANS) The BJP's Odisha unit here on Monday held a rally and staged a demonstration to demand strict action against those involved in the attack on a cavalcade of two Union minister in Bargarh on June 24. Several senior state Bharatiya Janata Party leaders participated in the demonstration in front of the Raj Bhavan here. The opposition party also submitted a...

22 days ago
Bihar, Tamil Nadu lagging in digitising fair price shops

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Bihar and Tamil Nadu figure among the states lagging so far in installing electronic point of sale (ePoS) devices at fair price shops. The scheme aimed at tracking sale of food grain to genuine ration card holders on a real-time basis, an official said on Monday. Andhra Pradesh figures on the top in the country with 100 per cent installation of ePoS in all fair ...

24 days ago
Odisha to introduce online Odia courses for diaspora, students outside

Bhubaneswar, July 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced online certificate courses in Odia would be offered from next year for the benefit of Non-Resident Odias (NROs) globally and the students residing outside the state. I would like to announce that the government of Odisha has decided to facilitate Odia Certification Courses on online basis for the benefi...

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