Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that he will sign an executive order to declare a national emergency to build of a wall along the US-Mexico border.
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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today condoled the martyrdom of CRPF jawans in a terror attack in Pulwama district of Jammu & Kashmir.
As millions of Indian voters will go to the polls due by May to elect a new government at the Centre, the Vyapam issue is back to dominate the political discourse and once again threatens to tarnish the image of BJP and its senior leaders, most likely the party’s so-called Odisha face Dharmendra Pradhan.
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hosted World Bank India Country Director Junaid Kamal Ahmad today at Naveen Nivas.
Balasore: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has said that Subarnarekha will be a Golden Chapter in ports development in Odisha. Patnaik said this while inaugurating laying the foundation stone of Subarnarekha Port in Baliapala of Balasore District today.
New Delhi: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is having sleepless nights because of none other than its own pre-polls survey. The party that came to power in 2014 with a booming majority is now having a rough time.
Koraput: In a breakthrough, the Odisha Police today arrested a hardcore Maoist in Koraput District. The arrested Maoist, identified as Apana Seda, from Padua village in Koraput district, was allegedly involved in the murder of sarpanch of Hatibari panchayat Jagannath Khora in August 2017, sources said. Acting on a tip-off, the district police launched a search operation and apprehended Seda this
Bhubaneswar: Scores of activists led by Manas Das, founder and president of Rashtriya Samajika Nyaya Manch (RSNM), joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in the presence of the BJD Supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the party office in Bhubaneswar today.
New Delhi: Veteran actor Amol Palekar being restrained by the organisers of an art exhibition by the National Gallery of Modern Art has triggered a national outrage. Both the social activists and opposition parties have called it censorship of free speech.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched a slew of development projects worth Rs 234 crore for the people of Kandhamal District.
Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Sunday termed the BJP’s much-hyped Pratisruti Samabesh a betrayal of people in the State.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will visit Kandhamal district today to launch a slew of welfare projects. The Chief Minister would dedicate a number of completed projects to the people of the district. He will lay foundation stones for a number of development projects. During his visit, the CM will also attend the Regional Meet of Biju Yuva Vahini and address a public gathering,
The Odisha Government today effected a major bureaucratic reshuffle with transfer of five Collectors.
Chhatrapur: According to sources Odisha BJP leader Bhrugu Buxipatra will not appear before the Chhatrapur police in connection with BJD councillor Laxmidutta Pradhan murder case. His lawyer will appear before the police on his behalf.
Chhatrapur: It is a pride moment for Odisha and India as well as V. Ramesh Rao, a resident of Gilitapeta area of Chhatrapur subdivision of Ganjam District, will represent India in wheelchair fencing at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports (IWAS) World Games in Dubai. The games will be held in Sharjah of Dubai from 10 to 16 February.
Bhubaneswar: The final session of the 15th Odisha Legislative Assembly concluded today two days ahead of schedule. The session commenced on 4 February was originally scheduled to have seven working days and continue till February 12. The Session started with Governor Ganeshi Lal’s customary address to the House. Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera tabled the interim budget on February 7. As pe
Bhubaneswar: The legislators of Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal on Friday submitted a memorandum addressed to the President of India through the Governor expressing concerns over the unemployment issue and the Modi Government’s neglect towards Odisha. The BJD MLAs today marched out of the Assembly in a rally to the Raj Bhavan and submitted the memo to Odisha Governor Prof Dr Ganeshi Lal. In 2014 p
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday urged the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan for immediate release of pending food subsidy bills amounting to Rs 3654.41 crore. In a letter to Paswan, Patnaik said, “In view of the urgency of the matter, I would request your intervention and necessary direction for immediate release of money,
The Odisha police today arrested hardcore Maoist militia leader Dambru Khil, who was allegedly involved in the killing of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and ex-MLA Siveri Soma last year.
Berhampur: In a desperate bid to avoid arrest, Odisha BJP leaders Golak Mohapatra and Bhrugu Buxipatra have moved the Orissa High Court seeking anticipatory bail in the Chhatrapur BJD councillor Laxmidutta Pradhan murder case.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Finance Minister Sashi Bhushan Behera has allocated an amount of Rs. 4461crore for the KALIA scheme in his interim budget presented in the assembly today.
New Delhi: In a major setback to the JDU-BJP-led Government in Bihar, the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the transfer of the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual assault case from Bihar to a court in New Delhi and slammed the state government for its management of shelter homes.
New Delhi: In a significant development, the apex court today summoned senior CBI officer M. Nageswara Rao over the transfer of officer A. K. Sharma, who was probing the Bihar shelter home cases, calling it a contempt of court.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Finance Minister Sashi Bhushan Behera will present BJD government's last budget in the assembly today.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for successful launch of communication satellite GSAT-31 to replace ageing INSAT-4CR.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today ended her three-day sit-in protest against the CBI’s action to raid the house of Kolkata Police Commissioner in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.
Rourkela: The Rourkela Smart City Limited (RSCL) is all set to implement integrated command and control center (ICCC) in the city soon.
Bhubaneswar: Amid the stand-off between Mamata Banerjee and the CBI, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for the first time said, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should work professionally and above the politics. The stand-off between Banerjee and the CBI has in more ways than one served as a uniting factor for the Opposition. When asked about Mamata Banerjee’s statement on seeking sup
The Odisha Government is will soon set up a drug testing laboratory in Sambalpur soon.
The Budget Session of the 15th Odisha Legislative Assembly has began today with the speech of Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal at 11 am.
Senior Congress leader and former Daspalla MLA Harihar Karan passed away at a private hospital today here in city. He was 72.
Bhubaneswar: A day before the budget session of the Odisha Assembly scheduled to start from Monday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said, “Our party is prepared and discuss openly and democratically.”
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has hit back at the BJP today and said, let's see who do the people of Odisha throws out in 2019 election from the State.
Kolkata: In an unprecedented event the Kolkata Police has arrested officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) who raided the residence of Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar for alleged involvement of the chit fund scam.
Bhubaneswar: Naveen’s "Apan Mane Khusi Tah" slogan is gaining momentum and touching people’s heart and mind. People are liking it so much that everywhere it is being asked by the common man to the other be is at a tea shop or in the government offices.
Mumbai: Chetan Salunkhe has won the Dance Plus 4 finale. Salunkhe, 18, who hails from Maharashtra’s Pune has won the trophy and cash prize of ₹25 lakhs in the show that was being aired in the Star Plus channel for the past 4 months.
New Delhi: Mild tremors were felt in Delhi in the evening as a 6.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Afghanistan.
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has flagged off the specially designed campaign vans named ‘KALIA Rath’ today to create awareness among the people of Odisha about the popular KALIA Scheme (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation).
Bhubaneswar: A fire broke out at the 5th floor of the Apollo Hospital here in city on Saturday morning.
Bhubaneswar: Commonly known as Holy Basil (Tulsi), Botanical name (Ocimum tenuiflorum), is an aromatic perennial plant in the Lamiaceae family. It is also known as the "Queen of Herbs."
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik termed the Interim Budget 2019 presented by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in the Parliament today as ‘disappointing’ and gave only 2.5 marks on a scale of 10.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has felicitated various government departments and Commissionerate Police for the successful conduct of the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today congratulated four Odisha players for their selection in 20-member Indian Junior Women's Hockey Team for the four match home series against France. Best wishes to the team.
Even as the Odisha Police asked two BJP leaders to appear before it in connection with the murder of a BJD councillor in Chhatrapur under Ganjam district in 2017, big fish in this case are yet to fall in police net.
The Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE)-2019 will be held on May 12 for admissions into different programmes.
The budget session of Parliament will begin today with President Ram Nath Kovind's address to the joint sitting of both the Houses in Central Hall at 11 am.
Mission Shakti, the brainchild of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is an unparalleled story of empowerment transforming the lives of women, their families and the spaces they inhabit.
Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today said that BJP national president Amit Shah’s promise of ‘New Odisha’ was an attempt to enthuse his party workers whose morale is visibly down in the State ahead of the elections.
Even as Odisha assumes a significant in the scheme of things for the Modi-Shah led BJP to create space to form government at the Centre and Shah kick started the saffron party’s campaign in Odisha by addressing the ‘Karyakarta Samabesh’, but Shah’s address or otherwise poll mantra to booth-level workers proved to be far disappointing for the workers and leaders as never insist on mission 120+ conf