Intelligence Director among two chosen for President’s Medal in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, January 25: Director (Intelligence) RK Sharma and Biju Patnaik State Police Academy Deputy Subedar BB Thapa have been chosen for the award of the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service while 11 other police personnel from the State have been selected for medal for Meritorious Service on the occasion of Republic Day. Among those […]

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NABARD estimates Credit Potential of Odisha at Rs 1,10,735 crore for 2021-22 FY

Bhubaneswar, January 25: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has assessed a total credit requirement of Rs 1,10,735 crore for Odisha for the year 2021-22 with greater emphasis on crop diversification, animal husbandry and fishery sector apart from greater thrust on enhancing credit flow to Self Help Groups (SHGs), informed NABARAD Chief […]

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CM, Union Minister greet Odia lad Anvesh on winning Rashtriya Bal Puraskar

Bhubaneswar, Jnauary 25: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday congratulated Anvesh Subham Pradhan from Odisha on the conferment of Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar- 2021. Anvesh was conferred with the award for his scholastic achievement. He was among 32 children awarded the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2021 for their […]

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Naveen Patnaik ‘Most Popular’ Chief Minister in his own State: MOTN poll

Bhubaneswar, January 24: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has again hailed as the ‘Most Popular’ Chief Minister in his own State by India Today-Karvy Mood of Nation Survey. According to the India Today Group-Karvy Insights Mood of the Nationnavee (MOTN) January 2021 poll, Patnaik has been ranked the best performing Chief Minister at the State-level. […]

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IAS officers adopt Govt schools in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, January 24: As part of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s ‘Mo School’ Yojana, senior IAS officers in Odisha have come forward to adopt Government schools. The officers will ensure holistic development of the schools by coordinating with different departments. According to reports, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohaparta has chosen to adopt the DN High School […]

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India Peace Memorial at Lokpaching and the unacknowledged Odisha connection

  By Anil Dhir The Battle of Red Hill was fought from May 20-29 in 1944. The small hillock was on the Tiddim Road, 16 kms away from Imphal. The surroundings, with its reddish soil, represented the farthest the invading Japanese Army and the INA could approach into India. It was the last major battle […]

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Odisha CM lays stone for Rs 65-Cr Cuttack Netaji Bus Terminal on Parakram Diwas

Cuttack, January 23: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday laid the foundation stone of Netaji Bus Terminal at Khannagar in Cuttack on the occasion of 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The day is being celebrated as Parakram Diwas across the country. Paying tributes to the great patriot, the Chief Minister said that […]

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Time is not far off when products made by our women SHGs will be sold in Europe & US: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar, January 22: Maintaining that Odisha has a magnificent history of overseas trade and commerce, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said that time is not far off when the Departmental stores in Europe and America will be studded with products made by our Women Self Help Groups (SHGs) from Kalahandi, Kandhamal and Malkangiri. The […]

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Special train between Puri-Rishikesh from January 27

Bhubaneswar, January 22: The Ministry of Railways has been decided to run special train between Puri and Yog Nagari Rishikesh during the upcoming Mahakumbh Mela at Haridwar. According to an East Coast Railway communiqué, Puri-Yog Nagari Rishikesh-Puri Special (08477/08478) will leave from Puri at 8.45 PM from January 27 to April 30 and will leave […]

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Coronavirus: Nearly 10.5 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated, says Health Ministry

New Delhi, January 22: As many as 10,43,534 beneficiaries have received the vaccination under the ongoing country-wide COVID19 vaccination exercise till 7 AM on Friday, said an official release.COVID According to Ministry of Health, in the last 24 hours, as many as 2,37,050 people were vaccinated across 4,049 sessions in the country. A total of […]

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