22 Feb 2019·
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First Poster of ‘Biju Babu’ Released * 30.40 Lakh Farmers Receive KALIA Assistance in Odisha * No One Can Block KALIA: Naveen * KALIA Outweighs BJP, Cong * NNKS Strike No Impact on Preparations for Matric Exam: Mass Education Secy * Odisha to Implement PM-KISAN Scheme * Naveen Dedicates Several Development Projects in Bargarh, Distributes KALIA Assistance * Over 14 Lakh Farmers Get KALIA Assistance in Second Phase * NNKS Strike Gets Tepid Response, Thanks to KALIA * Naveen Keeps His Words, Set to Pledge Rs 2036.68 Crore Projects for Bijepur Today * Bomikhal Flyover Opens to Public * Odisha Govt. Orders Preventive Measures for Tomorrow's Strike * Jharsuguda BJD Banks Upon Collective  Leadership * Yogi Adityanath is a Liar: BJD * Bonanza for Docs in Odisha, Naveen Approves 3 Assured Promotions * Modi's Faulty Eco Policies Spurred Unemployment: BJD * Despite Odisha Govt’s Appeal, Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan Refuses to Call Off Strike * CM Launches Several Development Projects in Puri * Major Setback to Anil Ambani, Held Guilty of Contempt, to Pay Rs. 453 Crore in 4 Weeks, Else 3 Months Jail * Naveen Calls For Reaffirming Pledge to Uphold Principles on World Day of Social Justice * CM to Dedicate Bomikhal Flyover in Bhubaneswar Today * CM to Visit Puri Today * Tremors Felt in Delhi-NCR Region * NNKS Protest: BJP, Congress Playing with Students’ Future in Odisha, Says BJD * Swasthya Mitras to Help Patients in Private Hospitals

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Major Setback to Anil Ambani, Held Guilty of Contempt, to Pay Rs. 453 Crore in 4 Weeks, Else 3 Months Jail

Major Setback to Anil Ambani, Held Guilty of Contempt, to Pay Rs. 453 Crore in 4 Weeks, Else 3 Months Jail

New Delhi: Amid the Rafale controversy, industrialist Anil Ambani on Wednesday received yet another blow when the Supreme Court held him guilty of contempt and asked Ambani to pay Rs. 453 cr within four week or face three months jail in the Ericsson case.
Tremors Felt in Delhi-NCR  Region

Tremors Felt in Delhi-NCR Region

New Delhi: Tremors were felt in several parts of Delhi-NCR around 8 am on Wednesday after a 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck between western Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli-Baghpat district, media reports stated.
Pak PM Imran Khan Warns If India Attacks, We’ll Retaliate

Pak PM Imran Khan Warns If India Attacks, We’ll Retaliate

New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today said that if India takes actions then Pakistan will retaliate too.
Kirti Azad Joins Congress

Kirti Azad Joins Congress

New Delhi: In a boost to the Congress ahead of elections, former BJP leader Kirti Azad joined the grand old party here today.
Pulwama Terror Strike: All Political  Party Backs Govt. Stands with Security Forces

Pulwama Terror Strike: All Political Party Backs Govt. Stands with Security Forces

New Delhi:The union home minister Rajnath Singh today chaired the all-party meeting called by the Narendra Modi-led government to deliberate upon the situations arising out of the Pulwama terror attack
Pulwama Terror Strike: India Withdraws 'Most Favoured Nation' Status to Pak

Pulwama Terror Strike: India Withdraws 'Most Favoured Nation' Status to Pak

New Delhi: In a significant development a day after Phulwana terror strike, the Indian government today decided to withdraw the "Most Favoured Nation" status given to Pakistan.
CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra Appointed New Election Commissioner

CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra Appointed New Election Commissioner

New Delhi: With the general election 2019 is just round the corner, the Centre today appointed Sushil Chandra, chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes or CBDT as the new Election Commissioner
Rafale Deal Row: Reasonability Of Price Offered By The French Government Is Not Established, Cannot be Considered as  'Better Terms' than Before, Reports

Rafale Deal Row: Reasonability Of Price Offered By The French Government Is Not Established, Cannot be Considered as 'Better Terms' than Before, Reports

New Delhi: In a Latest report in a series of stories published by the newspaper, “The Hindu” on Wednesday said that at least three senior Defence Ministry officials among the seven-member Indian Negotiating Team strongly said that PM Modi's Rafale Deal Not "Better".
Ex-CBI Interim Chief Nageswara Rao Held Guilty of Contempt in Supreme Court, Fined Rs 1 Lakh, Stands in a Corner of the Court as Punishment

Ex-CBI Interim Chief Nageswara Rao Held Guilty of Contempt in Supreme Court, Fined Rs 1 Lakh, Stands in a Corner of the Court as Punishment

New Delhi: In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Tuesday held former interim chief of the CBI M Nageshwar Rao guilty of contempt and sentenced him to confinement in the courtroom till the rising of the court.
Bhupen Hazarika’s Son Refuses to Receive Late Father's Bharat Ratna Citing Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Bhupen Hazarika’s Son Refuses to Receive Late Father's Bharat Ratna Citing Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

New Delhi: In a latest setback for the Centre on the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, the son of music maestro Late Bhupen Hazarika has refused to accept the honour on his father's behalf given the present state of affairs in his region
Rishi Kumar Shukla is New CBI Director

Rishi Kumar Shukla is New CBI Director

New Delhi: Senior IPS Rishi Kumar Shukla has been appointed as the new Director of Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday
Chidambaram on Budget: It's Not Vote on Account but Account for Votes

Chidambaram on Budget: It's Not Vote on Account but Account for Votes

New Delhi: Explaining the Modi government's final budget as an "Account for Votes" and not a Vote on Account, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said that the Interim Budget will not ensure fiscal stability
Modi Copies Naveen on Farmer Assistance, Promises Rs 6,000  Direct Cash Transfer Per Year

Modi Copies Naveen on Farmer Assistance, Promises Rs 6,000 Direct Cash Transfer Per Year

New Delhi: Keeping an eye on the poll, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Government has copied the Odisha Government’s successful Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme, promising direct cash transfer of Rs 6,000 per year.
Union Budget 2019-20: Rs 60,000 crore Allocated to MGNREGS

Union Budget 2019-20: Rs 60,000 crore Allocated to MGNREGS

New Delhi: Amid criticism of shortage of fund for the world’s largest employment guarantee scheme, the union Government today allocated a whopping Rs 60,000 to MGNREGA or the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act for the year 2019-20. For fiscal year 2018-19, MGNREGS was allocated Rs 55,000 crore.
Former Defence Minister George Fernandes Passes Away at 88

Former Defence Minister George Fernandes Passes Away at 88

New Delhi: Former Defence Minister George Fernandes died this morning. He was 88.
Rs 6,400 Cr Pending With Centre For Various Projects in Odisha

Rs 6,400 Cr Pending With Centre For Various Projects in Odisha

New Delhi: Approximately Rs 6,400 crore is pending with the Centre for various projects in Odisha. It was revealed after Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took a review meeting on various state government projects pending with the Centre at the Odisha Bhawan here.
Supreme Court Refuses To Stay 10% Quota Law For Upper Caste Poor

Supreme Court Refuses To Stay 10% Quota Law For Upper Caste Poor

New Delhi: In a significant decision, the Supreme Court today refused to stay 10% quota law for upper caste poor.
Niranjan Lands in Trouble, Delhi Police Summons in Fraud Case

Niranjan Lands in Trouble, Delhi Police Summons in Fraud Case

New Delhi: In yet another setback just ahead of Congress President Rahul Gandhi's Odisha visit, the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of the Delhi Police has summoned Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) Chief Niranjan Patnaik and his son Navjyoti Patnaik for interrogation in a fraud case today.
Priyanka Gandhi Plunge into Active Politics Ahead of General Election

Priyanka Gandhi Plunge into Active Politics Ahead of General Election

New Delhi: In a surprise move ahead of general election 2019, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the sister of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, has finally taken the plunge into politics.
Two Odisha Boys Bag Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019

Two Odisha Boys Bag Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019

New Delhi: Two Odia boys - Naisargik Lenka and Ayushman Tripathy brought laurels for the State as they bagged the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019 at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday. President Ram Nath Kovind presented the award
Court Rejects Delhi Police’s  Charge Sheet Against Kanhaiya Kumar Without Sanction

Court Rejects Delhi Police’s Charge Sheet Against Kanhaiya Kumar Without Sanction

New Delhi: A court here on Saturday asked the city police why has it filed a chargesheet against former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leaders Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in a sedition case without receiving the sanction from competent authority
Election Commission Likely to Announce Dates for Lok Sabha Polls in Early March

Election Commission Likely to Announce Dates for Lok Sabha Polls in Early March

New Delhi: With the country already in election mode, the formal schedule for the coming Lok Sabha polls is expected to be announced by the Election Commission in the first week of March and the process is likely to over seven to nine phases
Vinesh Phogat Nominated for Laureus World Sports Award

Vinesh Phogat Nominated for Laureus World Sports Award

New Delhi: It is a matter of pride for India as ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat has been nominated for Laureus World Sports Award on Thursday
No Evidence of Corruption Against Alok Verma: Former Judge AK Patnaik Who Monitored Probe

No Evidence of Corruption Against Alok Verma: Former Judge AK Patnaik Who Monitored Probe

New Delhi: Former Supreme Court Judge AK Patnaik, who was assigned to supervise the CVC probe against former CBI Chief Alok Verma, said that the findings of the CVC probe was not his and he was only monitoring the process. He further added that there was no evidence of corruption against Alok Verma.
IAS Topper Shah Faesal Resigns,  Joins National Conference

IAS Topper Shah Faesal Resigns, Joins National Conference

New Delhi: An IAS topper from Jammu and Kashmir, Shah Faesal, has reportedly resigned from the service to join politics on Monday. Meanwhile, National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah welcomed Faesal into the Jammu and Kashmir National Kashmir.
Union Interim Budget on Feb 1, Budget Session Likely from January 31 to Feb 13

Union Interim Budget on Feb 1, Budget Session Likely from January 31 to Feb 13

New Delhi: The budget session of Parliament is likely to be held from January 31 to Feb 13, and an interim budget is expected to be presented on February 1, government sources said Wednesday.
CBI Row: CJI Ranjan Gogoi Pulls out of Selection Panel Meeting

CBI Row: CJI Ranjan Gogoi Pulls out of Selection Panel Meeting

New Delhi: In a significant development, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has pulled himself out of the selection panel that to decide regarding the future of Alok Verma within one week.
BCCI Slaps Notice to Hardik Pandya, K L Rahul For Derogatory Comments on Women

BCCI Slaps Notice to Hardik Pandya, K L Rahul For Derogatory Comments on Women

New Delhi: Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya and openin batsman K L Rahul were on Wednesday issued show cause notice by BCCI for derogatory comments on women on Koffee With Karan. Their comments had sparked an outrage on social media and twitteratis had accused the cricketers for being misogynistic and disrespectful towards women.
Ex-Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar Appointed Amicus Curiae for Srimandir Reforms

Ex-Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar Appointed Amicus Curiae for Srimandir Reforms

New Delhi: Ina a significant development, former Solicitor General of India Ranjit Kumar has been appointed as new amicus curiae in the case pertaining to reforms in the Sri Jagannath Temple, Puri.
IPL to Kick Off on 23 March in Indian Soil

IPL to Kick Off on 23 March in Indian Soil

New Delhi: The speculation over where the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held had finally ended today. The 12th edition of the IPL is scheduled to take place in India and will start from 23March.
Naveen Patnaik on Joining Mahagathbandhan: "Need Time to Think It Over"

Naveen Patnaik on Joining Mahagathbandhan: "Need Time to Think It Over"

New Delhi: BJD leader and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said he wanted more time to decide on joining 'Mahagathbandhan', the grand alliance of opposition parties, ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.
MGNREGA In Doldrums Due To Centre's Neglect: P Chidambaram

MGNREGA In Doldrums Due To Centre's Neglect: P Chidambaram

New Delhi: Accusing the BJP-led government of neglecting the MGNREGA, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday said in times of "rural distress", the one thing that staved off hunger was the employment programme and now that too was in the "doldrums".
Ajay Maken Resigns as Delhi Congress Chief

Ajay Maken Resigns as Delhi Congress Chief

New Delhi: Ajay Maken has resigned as the Chief of Congress party in Delhi, just months before the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
BJD Seeks Support of NC on Women’s Reservation Bill

BJD Seeks Support of NC on Women’s Reservation Bill

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today sought support of Jammu & Kashmir’s National Conference for the passage of the women’s reservation Bill in the parliament.
Sydney Test: Classy Pujara Ton Puts India in Command on Day 1

Sydney Test: Classy Pujara Ton Puts India in Command on Day 1

New Delhi: Indian star Cheteshwar Pujara scripted his 18th ton, the third of the ongoing series to lead India to 303 for four at stumps on Day 1 during the fourth Test match at Sydney.
BJD Raises Voice Against Rafale Deal in LS

BJD Raises Voice Against Rafale Deal in LS

New Delhi: In a major change of stand, the Biju Janata Dal for the first time since the Congress led the charge against the government on Rafale deal, the BJD broke its silence on the issue raising doubts about the deal.
Union Cabinet Gives Nod to Merger  of Vijay, Dena, BoB

Union Cabinet Gives Nod to Merger of Vijay, Dena, BoB

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the scheme of amalgamation for amalgamating Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank, with Bank of Baroda as the transferee bank and Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank as transferor banks.
Solar Panels on Roof Top of Trains Soon

Solar Panels on Roof Top of Trains Soon

New Delhi: Indian Railways have already provided solar panels on roof top of 19 Narrow Gauge coaches on Trains in Kalka – Shimla and Kangra Valley in Northern Railway and 23 Broad Gauge non-air conditioned coaches in service (13 coaches in 2 trains of Northern Railway, 7 coaches in 1 train of Southern Railway, 2 coaches in 1 train of Konkan Railway and 1 coach in 1 train of West Central Railway).
Veteran Actor Kader Khan Passes Away

Veteran Actor Kader Khan Passes Away

New Delhi: Veteran Bollywood actor Kader Khan passed away due to prolonged illness at the age of 81 on Monday. Khan’s son Sarfaraz confirmed his death news.
Triple Talaq Bill: Ruling BJD Wants Some Changes

Triple Talaq Bill: Ruling BJD Wants Some Changes

New Delhi: Even as tussle between Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress Opposition going on over controversial triple talaq bill on the upper house of the parliament, the BJD wants certain changes in the bill for smooth passage of the bill in the Upper House
So Called Good Governance, 83 Ex-Bureaucrats’ Open Letter to PM

So Called Good Governance, 83 Ex-Bureaucrats’ Open Letter to PM

New Delhi: It’s been nearly two years since Yogi Adityanath Government took rein, the Government claims there has been massive improvement; criminals are scared, and there is fear of the rule of law. But, critics say that the Yogi Government so far reportedly been on its dismal record on law and order and caste and the latest to hit the Yogi Government is the Bulandshahr violence episode.
Women’s Reservation Bill: Vice President Praises Odisha CM for Initiative

Women’s Reservation Bill: Vice President Praises Odisha CM for Initiative

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu today praised Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for initiating efforts to ensure 33 per cent reservation for women in the Parliament and state assemblies.
Pakistan’s Asma Jahangir Posthumously Wins UN Human Rights Award 2018

Pakistan’s Asma Jahangir Posthumously Wins UN Human Rights Award 2018

Pakistan’s noted human rights activist and distinguished lawyer late Asma Jahangir has won the UN Human Rights Prize for 2018 posthumously.
BJD Expresses Concern over Centre’s Apathy Towards Odisha in Providing Titli Assistance, Serves Adjournment Motion Notice in RS for Discussion

BJD Expresses Concern over Centre’s Apathy Towards Odisha in Providing Titli Assistance, Serves Adjournment Motion Notice in RS for Discussion

Expressing serious concerns over the Centre’s apathy towards Odisha in providing post-cyclone relief assistance, ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has served an adjournment motion notice in the Rajya Sabha for discussion on the matter.
Philippines’ Catriona Gray Crowned Miss Universe 2018

Philippines’ Catriona Gray Crowned Miss Universe 2018

New Delhi: The Philippines’ Catriona Gray was crowned Miss Universe 2018, beating contestants from 93 other countries. Miss South Africa Tamaryn Green was the first runner-up and Miss Venezuela Sthefany Gutierrez was the second runner-up. The 24-year old singer and model wore a sparkling red dress in the beauty pageant contest held Sunday in Bangkok, Thailand. “My heart is filled with so much gr
Indian Taxpayers Paid Rs 6500 Crore for Modi’s 84 Foreign Trips and Govt Advertisements

Indian Taxpayers Paid Rs 6500 Crore for Modi’s 84 Foreign Trips and Govt Advertisements

Indian taxpayers had paid a whopping Rs 65.9 billion rupees for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trips around the world and his government’s advertising for promotion of flagship projects and achievements in the last four and half years.
Deep Depression over Bay of Bengal to Intensify into Cyclone: IMD

Deep Depression over Bay of Bengal to Intensify into Cyclone: IMD

New Delhi: The deep depression over the South-West Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours. The system will further likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic circulation in the subsequent 36 hours. The effect of the cyclonic storm will be observed in five states, including Odisha in the next 24 hours.
Kamal Nath to Take Oath as MP CM on December 17

Kamal Nath to Take Oath as MP CM on December 17

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath will take oath as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on December 17 at Lal Parade ground in Bhopal.
SC Dismisses  Pleas Against Rafale Deal

SC Dismisses Pleas Against Rafale Deal

New Delhi: Supreme Court on Friday junked petitions seeking court-monitored probe into the Rafale jet deal saying that there was "nothing questionable" in the decision-making process and the bench was not competent to go into the question of pricing and the choice of offset partner by Rafale manufacturer Dassault
BREAKING NEWS: Kamal Nath to Be Next MP CM

BREAKING NEWS: Kamal Nath to Be Next MP CM

New Delhi: Veteran Congress leader Kamal Nath is all set to be the next chief minister of Madhya Pradesh.
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