23 Jan 2019·
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Odisha CM Congratulates Virat Kohli for Sweeping Three Top ICC Awards * Odisha Govt Plans to Set up 102 Digital Dispensaries in 23 Districts * Bansadhara Water Dispute: Tribunal Concludes Hearing * Kohli Makes Clean Sweep of Three Major ICC Awards * Odisha Govt’s 'Ama Gaon Ama Bikash' Programme Covers All Blocks, Sets New Trend in Rural Development * BJD to Perform Extremely Well in 2019 Elections: Naveen * Eight Killed in Road Accident in Kandhamal, Odisha Govt Announces Ex Gratia of Rs 2 Lakh * Pranay Sahu joins BJD * Dama Rout Sidelined in Odisha Democratic Front! * Odisha Govt Plans to Roll Out KALIA Raths * India and South China Sea * Debt Crisis: Aparajita Sarangi Displays Poor Economics * Dharmendra Pradhan Involved in Corruption, Alleges BJD Leader * Odisha Govt Lifts Royalty on Sal Leaves * Naveen Hosts Environmentalist Dr. Rajendra Singh, Discusses Odisha’s Initiatives to Conserve Water * Odisha CM Urges Centre to Start Balasore-Digha Rail Project * Shivakumara Swamiji, 111-Year-Old Siddaganga Seer, Passes Away * Odisha: New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express Catches Fire Near Rourkela No Casualty * Elections 2019 : Over 5 Lakh New Voters Added in Odisha * No Respite from Cold Wave in Odisha * Crisis in Odisha Congress Deepens as Bijepur Candidate Quits Party * Odisha Still BJD's Fortress, Naveen to Be CM Again, Says DH Report * OTET Exam to Be Conducted Online * Chaos at Odisha BJP’s Mishrana Parva! * Odisha Leading State in Terms of Ease of Doing Business

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Odisha Govt Plans to Set up 102 Digital Dispensaries in 23 Districts

Odisha Govt Plans to Set up 102 Digital Dispensaries in 23 Districts

In a bid to bring primary healthcare services to the doorsteps of the people in remote areas, the Odisha Government has decided to set up additional 102 digital dispensaries in 23 districts in the State.
Odisha Govt’s 'Ama Gaon Ama Bikash' Programme Covers All Blocks, Sets New Trend in Rural Development

Odisha Govt’s 'Ama Gaon Ama Bikash' Programme Covers All Blocks, Sets New Trend in Rural Development

The Odisha Government’s flagship programme ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ today covered all the Gram Panchayats (GPs) in all 314 blocks of the State setting a new trend in rural development.
BJD to Perform Extremely Well in 2019 Elections: Naveen

BJD to Perform Extremely Well in 2019 Elections: Naveen

BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik today expressed confidence that his party will perform extremely well in the upcoming elections in Odisha.
Pranay Sahu joins BJD

Pranay Sahu joins BJD

: Pranay Sahu who had resigned from Congress yesterday has joined Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in presence of chief minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik at his residence here today.
Dama Rout Sidelined in Odisha Democratic Front!

Dama Rout Sidelined in Odisha Democratic Front!

Political future of expelled BJD leader Damodar Rout is now hanging precariously as he is being ignored by other leaders who are thrown out of the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal.
Debt Crisis: Aparajita Sarangi Displays Poor Economics

Debt Crisis: Aparajita Sarangi Displays Poor Economics

Bhubaneswar: Non-Odia bureaucrat turned politician Aparajira Sarangi found herself in a precarious position when it came to economic topics which is said to be not her domain specialization. Sarangi, who was critical on hike in the debt of the State Government, has been mum on the report of total liabilities under Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government has increased 49 per cent to Rs. 82
Dharmendra Pradhan Involved in Corruption, Alleges BJD Leader

Dharmendra Pradhan Involved in Corruption, Alleges BJD Leader

Senior BJD leader and Odisha Law Minister Pratap Jena today came down heavily on Dharmendra Pradhan alleging that the BJP’s Odisha face is involved in corruption.
Crisis in Odisha Congress Deepens as Bijepur Candidate Quits Party

Crisis in Odisha Congress Deepens as Bijepur Candidate Quits Party

In a further setback to the crisis-ridden Odisha Congress, another senior leader today resigned from the party.
OTET Exam to Be Conducted Online

OTET Exam to Be Conducted Online

The Odisha Government has decided to conduct the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) examination online as a longtime solution to check irregularities in the conduct of the test.
Several Congress, BJP Workers Join BJD in Koraput District

Several Congress, BJP Workers Join BJD in Koraput District

In a major boost to the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ahead of the elections, several leaders and grassroots workers from the Congress and BJP in Koraput District joined the Odisha’s ruling party here on Saturday.
Congress Expels Srikant Jena, Sagaria

Congress Expels Srikant Jena, Sagaria

Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Srikant Jena was expelled from the grand old party on Saturday.
We are a Regional Party and Committed to Odisha: BJD on United Opposition Rally

We are a Regional Party and Committed to Odisha: BJD on United Opposition Rally

While Biju Janata Dal’s skipping of TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee-led ‘United Opposition Rally’ in Kolkata today raised debates in the political circles, Odisha’s ruling party clarified its stand and ideology in the national politics.
Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana Reaches New Milestone, Covers Over 300 Blocks

Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana Reaches New Milestone, Covers Over 300 Blocks

The Odisha Government’s Ama Gaon Ama Bikash (Our Village Our Development) Yojana today reached a new milestone covering 300 blocks in the State.
Odisha Government Hikes Old-Age Pension Amount

Odisha Government Hikes Old-Age Pension Amount

In a significant development, the Odisha Government has increased the old-age pension amount given to the senior citizens in the State.
CM Naveen Patnaik Reiterates Demand for Special Category Status to Odisha

CM Naveen Patnaik Reiterates Demand for Special Category Status to Odisha

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today reiterated demand for ‘Special Category Status’ to Odisha for acceleration of industrial development and more employment opportunities in the State.
Leaders Whose DNA Did Not Match with BJP

Leaders Whose DNA Did Not Match with BJP

Recently, Union Minister and BJP’s so-called Odisha chief ministerial candidate Dharmendra Pradhan made a very sarcastic statement regarding the exodus of party workers saying that certain people have a different DNA and some people find it uncomfortable in a cadre party (BJP).
Odisha Govt  is Committed to Create More Jobs to Local Youth : CM

Odisha Govt is Committed to Create More Jobs to Local Youth : CM

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today handed over appointment letters to 92 new engineers in Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Ltd (OPTCL), one of the largest Transmission Utilities in the country.
Congress MLA Prakash Behera to Join BJD Soon

Congress MLA Prakash Behera to Join BJD Soon

In a further blow to the Congress, one of its prominent leaders Prakash Behera will soon switch to ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD).
Sundargarh MLA Jogesh Singh Suspended from Congress

Sundargarh MLA Jogesh Singh Suspended from Congress

Prominent Congress leader and Sundargarh MLA Jogesh Singh has been suspended from the party on disciplinary ground.
Odisha Govt Creates 108 Additional Posts to Strengthen ICDS

Odisha Govt Creates 108 Additional Posts to Strengthen ICDS

The Odisha Government has decided to create 108 additional posts to further improve the delivery system under the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), a step taken for the all-round development (health, nutrition and education) of children under six.

Jilted Lover Kills Women's Minor Son

Berhampur: In a shocking incident, a six- year minor boy was abducted and murdered near Taratarini Hill in Berhampur. The accused has been arrested by Goshani Nuagaon Police.
Centre Mulling to Launch Odisha’s KALIA Like Scheme Nationwide!

Centre Mulling to Launch Odisha’s KALIA Like Scheme Nationwide!

As the Odisha’s newly launched KALIA (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation) scheme has emerged as pioneering scheme across the country, the BJP-led Central Government is reportedly mulling to introduce a similar scheme nationwide to boost farmers’ income.
Naveen Flags Off ‘Mission Shakti Rath’ to Raise Awareness among Women

Naveen Flags Off ‘Mission Shakti Rath’ to Raise Awareness among Women

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off the Mission Shakti rath from the State Secretariat here today in order to raise awareness among the women across the State about the programme.
Naveen Wishes Land Force on Army Day

Naveen Wishes Land Force on Army Day

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has wished the Indian Army and their families on the occasion of Army Day.
KALIA to Show Path to Farmers in Country: Odisha CM

KALIA to Show Path to Farmers in Country: Odisha CM

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated ‘Krushi Odisha 2019’, the state-level annual convention of farmers at Biju Patnaik ground in Baramunda here today.
Fuel Prices Hiked Fifth Consecutive Day in Bhubaneswar

Fuel Prices Hiked Fifth Consecutive Day in Bhubaneswar

The petrol and diesel prices have hiked six times so far this year in Odisha state capital.
CM Approves 908 Junior Engineer Posts in PR & DW Dept

CM Approves 908 Junior Engineer Posts in PR & DW Dept

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today approved the creation of additional 908 junior engineer posts in the Panchayati Raj Department, an official statement said.
Hundreds of BJP Workers Join BJD Ahead of Modi’s Odisha Visit

Hundreds of BJP Workers Join BJD Ahead of Modi’s Odisha Visit

In a major blow to the BJP ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Odisha visit, several of party workers joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) here today.
PM Led Panel Removes Alok Verma as CBI Chief

PM Led Panel Removes Alok Verma as CBI Chief

New Delhi: In a significant development, Alok Verma has been removed as CBI Chief on Thursday. According to reports, Verma was removed after the Selection Panel met at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home this evening. The Committee removed Alok Verma from the top post of CBI 48 hours after Supreme Court, scrapping the government’s October order sending Verma on compulsory leave and replacing him
Odisha DGP Stresses Need for One More Police District in Bhubaneswar

Odisha DGP Stresses Need for One More Police District in Bhubaneswar

Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) Rajendra Prasad Sharma today stressed the need for setting up the second police district in Bhubaneswar as the capital city is fast growing in various aspects, such as population, education, IT, transport, and traffic.
Rising Untouchablility for Modi within BJP!

Rising Untouchablility for Modi within BJP!

Is Nitin Gadkari a candidate waiting in the line to replace Narendra Modi as the Prime Ministerial candidate in the 2019 general elections?
Our Fight for Hike in MSP Will Continue: Naveen Patnaik

Our Fight for Hike in MSP Will Continue: Naveen Patnaik

As the Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is all set to stage a day-long protest at Talkatora Stadium here today demanding hike in the minimum support price of paddy, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that his party will continue its fight for the hike in MSP.
Setback to Modi Govt: SC Reinstates Alok Verma as CBI Chief

Setback to Modi Govt: SC Reinstates Alok Verma as CBI Chief

In a setback to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government, the Supreme Court today reinstated exiled CBI Chief Alok Verma for the top job.
Ganjam -  Where Naveen's 'Kanya Ratna' Touches Emotional Chord with 'Gelha Jhia'

Ganjam - Where Naveen's 'Kanya Ratna' Touches Emotional Chord with 'Gelha Jhia'

The gender stereotypes about a girl begin as soon as she utters her first cry out into the world. Her parents make absurd sound about her birth. The family members consider her a burden to them. Her birth is either not celebrated or kept in extremely low key.
Innovation in Teaching: Ganjam to Roll Out Its Own BYJU'S

Innovation in Teaching: Ganjam to Roll Out Its Own BYJU'S

The Ganjam District Administration is making steady progress in its plan to roll out online teaching system at the government-run Odia medium schools from the next academic session.
Odisha Politics: Poster War within State BJP!

Odisha Politics: Poster War within State BJP!

With the Prime Minister Narendra Modi shying away to take the fight straight with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik apprehending defeat and tussle between senior leaders within the State BJP has certainly set the already charged-up BJP on fire.
BJD@21: A Long March With Development

BJD@21: A Long March With Development

If any regional party in India has ever dominated the political landscape of a State for nearly two decades without any break, it is the Biju Janata Dal (BJD).
Christmas Celebrated in Odisha with Religious Fervour

Christmas Celebrated in Odisha with Religious Fervour

Bhubaneswar: People from all walks of life have celebrated today Christmas with much religious fervour. Churches and homes were all decorated beautifully from Monday evening for the mid night celebration. Festive spirit gripped the twin cities, including Rourkela, Sambalpur, and Kandhamal. The spirit of brotherhood was seen among Christian brothers and sisters and the people of different religions
Naveen's Aura of Sublime Invincibility Forces Modi to Play Defensive

Naveen's Aura of Sublime Invincibility Forces Modi to Play Defensive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Odisha visit was strategically and politically important as the saffron party is finding it difficult to make inroads into the eastern parts of the country. The senior BJP leaders were expecting that Modi proved to be a trump card in party’s ‘look east’ strategy. Keeping these things in mind much buzz was created for the Modi's visit to Odisha.
Odisha CM Pays Humble Tribute to Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Birth Anniversary

Odisha CM Pays Humble Tribute to Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Birth Anniversary

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today paid humble tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 95th birth anniversary.
BJP: A Passage to Political Hate

BJP: A Passage to Political Hate

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) goons have beaten mercilessly a common man who is a mad fan of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. We have reported about Khageswar, who is the biggest fan of Naveen.
BJP's New Face Aparajita Ignored During Modi’s Odisha Visit!

BJP's New Face Aparajita Ignored During Modi’s Odisha Visit!

Former non-Odia bureaucrat and BJP leader Aparajita Sarangi, considered as the new face of the State Unit of the BJP reportedly been side-lined during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Odisha visit on Monday.
PM Visit to have no Impact, Claims BJD

PM Visit to have no Impact, Claims BJD

Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit and his speech would have no impact on the people of Odisha
Odisha Govt Effects Minor IAS Reshuffle

Odisha Govt Effects Minor IAS Reshuffle

The Odisha Government transferred three IAS officers in a minor bureaucratic rejig effected on Monday.
Naveen Asks BJD MPs, MLAs to Donate One-Month Salary to Party Fund

Naveen Asks BJD MPs, MLAs to Donate One-Month Salary to Party Fund

BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has urged party MPs, MLAs and office bearers to donate at least one month’s salary to the party fund.
Modi’s Public Address Gets Tepid Response in Odisha

Modi’s Public Address Gets Tepid Response in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's much-hyped Odisha visit failed to galvanize the BJP workers today. Modi's public address at at the Gosala ground in Khodha received tepid response from the people. The PM, who made his second visit to the BJD-ruled state in last three months, had not uttered words against Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, quite contrary to his previous visit to the S
10,456.64 ha Land Pest-Affected in Odisha

10,456.64 ha Land Pest-Affected in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In a significant development, the Odisha government has declared 10,456.64 hectares of agriculture land in the State as pest-affected.
Odisha to Witness Drop in Temperature in Coming Days

Odisha to Witness Drop in Temperature in Coming Days

Bhubaneswar: The cold wave condition will prevail and temperature will drop drastically from 26 December, the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Department has predicted. The cold wave conditions gripped the North Odisha with the minimum temperature dipping to 7 degrees Celsius in Keonjhar.
Farm Sector is Safe in Naveen’s Hand

Farm Sector is Safe in Naveen’s Hand

The plight of the farmer always finds itself at the center stage in the run up to any election in India. Politicians of every stripe make promises of farm loan waivers ahead of every election. But barely heard are promises to usher in long term agrarian reforms. Proving all these wrong, the Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has shown the new path of agrarian reforms to enhance the productivity
Thousands of BJP, Congress Workers in Dhamnagar Join BJD

Thousands of BJP, Congress Workers in Dhamnagar Join BJD

In a setback to the BJP ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Odisha visit, thousands of the saffron workers from Dhamnagar assembly constituency in Bhadrak district joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) here on Sunday.
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