PM Modi congratulates Naveen for yet another victory

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for yet another victory in Odisha. Patnaik set to become the Chief Minister of Odisha for a record fifth consecutive term, which would make him one of India’s longest-serving Chief Ministers. “Congratulations to Naveen Babu for yet another victory in […]

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Naveen Patnaik most suitable to be Prime Minister: BJD

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is most suitable person to become the Prime Minister of the country, claimed party vice-president Surjya Narayan Patro here on Friday. The statement came at a time when Patnaik is once again in demand with both NDA and UPA leaders trying to get him […]

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CM Naveen proposes Int’l Centre for Disaster Mitigation & Recovery in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday proposed the United Nations (UN) for setting up of an International Centre for Disaster Mitigation and Recovery in Odisha. The officials visited the State to take stock of the damages caused by cyclone Fani that hit Odisha on May 3 and the relief and restoration works in the […]

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DRDO successfully conducts flight test of ABHYAS from Odisha’s Chandipur ITR

Chandipur (Odisha): The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday conducted successful flight test of ABHYAS – High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) from Interim Test Range, Chandipur in Odisha. The flight test was tracked by various RADARS and Electro Optic Systems and proved its performance in fully autonomous way point navigation mode. The configuration […]

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Fani Restoration: CM opens Rebuild Odisha portal for crowd funding

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday launched a web portal http://rebuild.odisha.gov.in (Rebuild Odisha) which has been developed for crowd funding for various projects in cyclone Fani-affected areas in Odisha. At least 43 people have been killed as the cyclone wreaked havoc in the State on May 3. “Extremely Severe Cyclone Fani has devastated Odisha […]

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IAF gets first Apache Guardian helicopter

New Delhi: First AH-64E (I) – Apache Guardian helicopter was formally handed over to the Indian Air Force (IAF) at Boeing production facility in Mesa, Arizona, USA on Friday. Air Marshal AS Butola, represented the IAF and accepted the first Apache in a ceremony at Boeing production facility in the presence of the representatives from […]

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Capital Hospital staff save lives of 22 sick newborns from cyclone Fani fury

Bhubaneswar: Among tales of misery in the Cyclone Fani-hit Bhubaneswar, there are stories of many “unsung heroes” who risked their lives to save sick newborn babies here. Due to the courageous action of the staff of Capital Hospital here, the lives of 22 sick newborn babies have been saved on May 3, the day cyclone […]

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Donations pour in for Odisha cyclone victims

Bhubaneswar: To bolster Odisha’s efforts towards rebuilding and restoration, post Cyclone Fani, Adani Ports and SEZ and ICICI Bank donated Rs 25 crore and Rs 10 crore each to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) for people affected by cyclone ‘Fani’, which caused widespread destruction in the state and claimed at least 35 lives. The Bank […]

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PM Modi reviews preparedness as Cyclone Fani nears Odisha coast

Bhubaneswar: A day before an extremely severe Cyclone Fani is expected to make landfall near the pilgrim town of Puri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a high level meeting to review the preparedness. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said Cyclone Fani is heading towards Puri with wind speeds ranging between 180-190km per hour […]

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