17 Feb 2019·
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Pulwama Terror Attack: Security Cover of Five Separatist Leaders Withdrawn * Odisha CM Lays Foundation Stone for State-of-the-Art Cancer Hospital & Research Centre in Bhubaneswar * Bhubaneswar Smart City Wins Geospatial Excellence Award for Its GIS Map Portal ‘Bhubaneswar One’ * Thousands of Congress, BJP Workers from Kalahandi Join BJD * Naveen's Oneness with Bereaved Goes Beyond Ex-Gratia * Odisha CM Enhances Ex-gratia to Rs 25 Lakh for Families of Martyred Odia Jawans * Pulwama Terror Attack: Odisha CM Pays Tribute to Two Odia Martyrs * Odisha CM Dedicates Slew of Development Projects to People of Kalahandi, Attends Mission Shakti Conclave * Pulwama Terror Strike: All Political Party Backs Govt. Stands with Security Forces * Odisha Schools Hold Silent Prayers for Pulwama Attack Martyrs * CM to Visit Kalahandi District Today * Mortal Remains of Two Martyred Odia Jawans to Reach Bhubaneswar Today * Donald Trump Declares Emergency to Build US-Mexico Border Wall * Naveen Urges Educational Institutions to Observe Silent Prayers for Pulwama Martyrs * Odisha Govt Announces Rs 10 Lakh Ex-gratia to Kin of Martyred Odia Jawans in Pulwama Terror Attack * CM Launches Slew of Development Projects in Kendrapara, Distributes KALIA Assistance to Landless Farmers * ECI Reviews Poll Preparedness in Odisha, Ensures Free and Fair Elections * Pulwama Terror Strike: J&K Guv Admits Intelligence Failure * Pulwama Terror Strike: Priyanka Gandhi Urges Centre to Prevent Recurrence of Terror Attacks * Naveen Flags Off 10th Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Train from Berhampur * Pulwama Terror Strike: Odisha CM Holds Silent Prayer for Martyr Troopers * Pulwama Terror Strike: India Withdraws 'Most Favoured Nation' Status to Pak * Pulwama Terror Strike: Two Odia Troopers Among Martyrs * Odisha Best State for Promotion of Sports * Brexit and Theresa May

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Donald Trump Declares Emergency to Build US-Mexico Border Wall

Donald Trump Declares Emergency to Build US-Mexico Border Wall

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.
Both in Sports and Politics, You Need Passion to Succeed: Odisha CM

Both in Sports and Politics, You Need Passion to Succeed: Odisha CM

Politics is not very different from Sports. Both in sports and politics, you need passion to succeed. In Sports Passion to win a game will make you a winner.
Odisha CM Condoles Martyrdom of CRPF Jawans in J&K

Odisha CM Condoles Martyrdom of CRPF Jawans in J&K

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today condoled the martyrdom of CRPF jawans in a terror attack in Pulwama district of Jammu & Kashmir.
Vyapam Link to Haunt Dharmendra Pradhan

Vyapam Link to Haunt Dharmendra Pradhan

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.
World Bank India Head Calls On Odisha CM

World Bank India Head Calls On Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hosted World Bank India Country Director Junaid Kamal Ahmad today at Naveen Nivas.
Naveen: Subarnarekha Will Be A Golden Chapter in Ports Development

Naveen: Subarnarekha Will Be A Golden Chapter in Ports Development

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.
Elections 2019: Internal Survey Giving Sleepless Nights to BJP!

Elections 2019: Internal Survey Giving Sleepless Nights to BJP!

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.
Hardcore Maoist Arrested in Koraput District

Hardcore Maoist Arrested in Koraput District

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
Scores of Rashtriya Samajika Nyaya Manch Activists Join BJD

Scores of Rashtriya Samajika Nyaya Manch Activists Join BJD

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.
Amol Palekar's Censorship Triggers Nationwide Outrage

Amol Palekar's Censorship Triggers Nationwide Outrage

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 CM Launches Development Projects worth Rs 234 Crore in Kandhamal District

Odisha CM Launches Development Projects worth Rs 234 Crore in Kandhamal District

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched a slew of development projects worth Rs 234 crore for the people of Kandhamal District.
BJD Dubs BJP’s Pratisruti Samabesh as Betrayal of People in Odisha

BJD Dubs BJP’s Pratisruti Samabesh as Betrayal of People in Odisha

Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Sunday termed the BJP’s much-hyped Pratisruti Samabesh a betrayal of people in the State.
Odisha CM to Visit Kandhamal District Today

Odisha CM to Visit Kandhamal District Today

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,
Odisha Govt Effects IAS Shuffle, Five Collectors Transferred

Odisha Govt Effects IAS Shuffle, Five Collectors Transferred

The Odisha Government today effected a major bureaucratic reshuffle with transfer of five Collectors.
BREAKING: Councillor Murder Case: BJP’s Bhrugu Will Not Appear Before Chhatrapur Police

BREAKING: Councillor Murder Case: BJP’s Bhrugu Will Not Appear Before Chhatrapur Police

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.
V. Ramesh of Chhatrapur to Represent India at IWAS World Games in Dubai

V. Ramesh of Chhatrapur to Represent India at IWAS World Games in Dubai

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.
Final Session of 15th Odisha Assembly Concludes Ahead of Two Days

Final Session of 15th Odisha Assembly Concludes Ahead of Two Days

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
BJD Legislators Submit Memorandum to Prez over Center’s Neglect towards Odisha

BJD Legislators Submit Memorandum to Prez over Center’s Neglect towards Odisha

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
Odisha CM Urges Centre to Release Rs 3654.41cr. Pending Food Subsidy Bills

Odisha CM Urges Centre to Release Rs 3654.41cr. Pending Food Subsidy Bills

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,
Hardcore Maoist Militia Leader Dambru Khil Arrested in Odisha

Hardcore Maoist Militia Leader Dambru Khil Arrested in Odisha

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.
Councillor Murder Case: BJP Leaders Move HC for Anticipatory Bail

Councillor Murder Case: BJP Leaders Move HC for Anticipatory Bail

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.
Odisha Fin Min Presents Interim Budget, Focuses on Rural Development, Social Welfare; Allocates Rs. 4461 Cr for KALIA

Odisha Fin Min Presents Interim Budget, Focuses on Rural Development, Social Welfare; Allocates Rs. 4461 Cr for KALIA

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.
Supreme Court Transfers Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Sexual Assault Case from Bihar to Delhi

Supreme Court Transfers Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Sexual Assault Case from Bihar to Delhi

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.
"God Help You": Apex Court Raps  CBI, Says It’s Additional Director M. Nageswara Rao Committed Contempt in Bihar Shelter Home Case

"God Help You": Apex Court Raps CBI, Says It’s Additional Director M. Nageswara Rao Committed Contempt in Bihar Shelter Home Case

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.
Odisha Finance Minister to Present Supplementary Budget of Rs 56,921 cr

Odisha Finance Minister to Present Supplementary Budget of Rs 56,921 cr

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Finance Minister Sashi Bhushan Behera will present BJD government's last budget in the assembly today.
Naveen Congratulates ISRO for Successful Launch of Communication Satellite GSAT-31

Naveen Congratulates ISRO for Successful Launch of Communication Satellite GSAT-31

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.
Mamata Banerjee Ends Three-Day Dharna

Mamata Banerjee Ends Three-Day Dharna

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.
Smart Move: Integrated Command and Control Center Soon in Rourkela

Smart Move: Integrated Command and Control Center Soon in Rourkela

Rourkela: The Rourkela Smart City Limited (RSCL) is all set to implement integrated command and control center (ICCC) in the city soon.
CBI Should Work Professionally Above Politics: Odisha CM

CBI Should Work Professionally Above Politics: Odisha CM

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
Odisha Govt to Set up Drug Testing Laboratory in Sambalpur  Soon

Odisha Govt to Set up Drug Testing Laboratory in Sambalpur Soon

The Odisha Government is will soon set up a drug testing laboratory in Sambalpur soon.
Odisha Assembly Budget Session: Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal Lauds KALIA, BSKY Schemes

Odisha Assembly Budget Session: Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal Lauds KALIA, BSKY Schemes

The Budget Session of the 15th Odisha Legislative Assembly has began today with the speech of Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal at 11 am.
Odisha: Ex-Congress Minister Harihar Karan Dies

Odisha: Ex-Congress Minister Harihar Karan Dies

Senior Congress leader and former Daspalla MLA Harihar Karan passed away at a private hospital today here in city. He was 72.
Ready to Discuss Openly, Democratically: Naveen to Opposition

Ready to Discuss Openly, Democratically: Naveen to Opposition

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.”
Naveen Hits Out at BJP, Says People Will Decide Who is Burnt Transformers

Naveen Hits Out at BJP, Says People Will Decide Who is Burnt Transformers

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 Police Arrest CBI Officials Who Raided Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's Residence

Kolkata Police Arrest CBI Officials Who Raided Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's Residence

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.
'Apana Mane Khusi Ta' Gaining Momentum in Odisha Ahead of Elections

'Apana Mane Khusi Ta' Gaining Momentum in Odisha Ahead of Elections

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.
Chetan Salunkhe Wins Dance Plus 4 Finale

Chetan Salunkhe Wins Dance Plus 4 Finale

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.
Mild Tremors Felt in Delhi as 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Afghanistan

Mild Tremors Felt in Delhi as 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Afghanistan

New Delhi: Mild tremors were felt in Delhi in the evening as a 6.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Afghanistan.
Naveen Flags Off ‘KALIA Rath’ to Create Awareness Among Farmers of Odisha

Naveen Flags Off ‘KALIA Rath’ to Create Awareness Among Farmers of Odisha

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).
Odisha: Fire Breaks Out at Apollo Hospital in Bhubaneswar

Odisha: Fire Breaks Out at Apollo Hospital in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A fire broke out at the 5th floor of the Apollo Hospital here in city on Saturday morning.
Health Benefits of Holy Basil (Tulsi)

Health Benefits of Holy Basil (Tulsi)

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 CM Terms Union Budget "Disappointing", Gives 2.5/10 Marks

Odisha CM Terms Union Budget "Disappointing", Gives 2.5/10 Marks

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.
CM Felicitates Govt. Departments for Hockey World Cup Success

CM Felicitates Govt. Departments for Hockey World Cup Success

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has felicitated various government departments and Commissionerate Police for the successful conduct of the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup.
CM Congratulates Four Odisha Players for Their Selection in Indian Junior Women’s Hockey Team

CM Congratulates Four Odisha Players for Their Selection in Indian Junior Women’s Hockey Team

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.
Councillor Murder Case: Big Fish Likely in Police Net

Councillor Murder Case: Big Fish Likely in Police Net

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.
Odisha JEE to Be Conducted on 12 May

Odisha JEE to Be Conducted on 12 May

The Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE)-2019 will be held on May 12 for admissions into different programmes.
Budget Session of Parliament Begins Today

Budget Session of Parliament Begins Today

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: An Unparalleled Story of Women Empowerment in Odisha

Mission Shakti: An Unparalleled Story of Women Empowerment in Odisha

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.
Shah’s Promise of ‘New Odisha’ an Attempt to Enthuse Party Workers: BJD

Shah’s Promise of ‘New Odisha’ an Attempt to Enthuse Party Workers: BJD

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.
Odisha Politics: Shah’s 'Mission 120' Now Lies in Tatters!

Odisha Politics: Shah’s 'Mission 120' Now Lies in Tatters!

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
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