PM to visit Tamil Nadu & Puducherry on Feb 25

New Delhi, February 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on February 25 (Thursday), said an official release. According to a Prime Minister’s Office statement, at around 11:30 AM, the Prime Minister will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development initiatives in Puducherry. At around 4 PM, Prime Minister […]

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Reliance Jio tops new mobile subscriber additions in Odisha in December: TRAI data

Bhubaneswar, February 20: Reliance Jio has once again added highest number of subscribers, with addition nearly 2 lakh mobile subscribers in December 2020 in Odisha, as per telecom subscriber data released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), recently. With this, Reliance Jio further strengthened its stronghold in the state with nearly 41% subscriber market […]

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Navy Wives’ Welfare Association celebrates 35th NWWA Diwas

New Delhi, February 19: The Navy Wives’ Welfare Association (NWWA) celebrated the 35th NWWA Diwas at Chankya Bagh Grounds, New Delhi from February 16 to 18. The three-day event was celebrated with restricted number of participants each day, who performed mass yoga. On the occasion, Tata Institute of Social Sciences Early Child Development course certificates […]

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Two new latest echocardiography machines worth Rs 3.6 crore installed at SSSIHMS

Prasanthigram, February 16: Two new state-of-the-art echocardiography machines worth Rs 3.6 crore were installed at the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences (SSSIHMS), Prasanthigram on Tuesday on the occasion of Basanta Panchami (Saraswati Puja). Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust Managing Trustee RJ Rathnakar inaugurated the machines in the presence of SSSIHMS Director Dr […]

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PM Modi to inaugurate 2nd Maritime India Summit-2021 on March 2

Delhi, February 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the three-day second edition of the Maritime India Summit (MIS)-2021 on March 2. Around 20,000 delegates, 24 partner countries will join the event while more than 400 projects will be showcased, said Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Mansukh Mandaviya here on Thursday. The event […]

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Cabinet approves Rs 100 crore grant for Assam Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer

New Delhi, February 10: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday accorded approval to the proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for Grant-in-aid of Rs 100 crore to Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizers Corporation Limited (BVFCL), Namrup in Assam to sustain operations of its urea manufacturing units. BVFCL is […]

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Centre withdraws heritage bye-laws for Puri Shree Mandir

Bhubaneswar, February 8: Union Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel on Monday issued direction for withdrawal of notification for proposed Heritage Bye-laws for Lord Jagannath Temple (Shree Mandir), Puri. The development came after two separate delegations of BJD and BJP MPs met the Union Minister in New Delhi conveying religious sentiments of the people […]

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Union Budget: Odisha CM expresses concern on drastic reduction of share in Central taxes

Bhubaneswar, February 1: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday welcomed certain positive points in the Union Budget-2021 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, but expressed concern on drastic reduction of share in Central taxes by the 15th Finance Commission and centralisation of revenue by introduction of cess on petrol and diesel which will weaken Centre-State […]

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Lt General CP Mohanty takes over as Vice Chief of the Army Staff

New Delhi, February 1: Lieutenant General Chandi Prasad Mohanty on Monday assumed the appointment of the Vice Chief of the Army Staff (VCOAS). He is the first Odia to be appointed as the VCOAS of the Indian Army. He took over the new appointment from Lt Gen SK Saini who superannuated on January 31 after […]

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Summary of the Union Budget 2021-22

  PART-A Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday presented the Union Budget 2021-22 in Parliament, which is the first budget of this new decade and also a digital one in the backdrop of unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. She said that Budget proposals will further strengthen the Sankalp of Nation First, Doubling Farmer’s Income, Strong Infrastructure, […]

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