Now, pay property tax online in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday flagged off online payment system for tax collections making payment of property (Holding) tax as easy as payments on e-commerce portals. The new system will save citizens’ time as they would no longer need to visit ward offices and stand in queues. They can currently make payments using […]

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Odisha CM administers ‘Mo Sarkar’ pledge to IAS officers

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday administered the ‘Mo Sarkar’ (My Government) pledge to IAS officers at the Senior Officers’ conference here, reiterating that people visiting public institutions should be treated with dignity. “People are the soul of democracy. Every institution in a democracy is for the people …… created by their money….. to […]

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CM launches projects worth Rs 250 crore in Mayurbhanj

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched several development projects worth Rs 250 crore in Mayurbhanj district. He laid foundation stone for development projects worth more than Rs 200 crore and inaugurated projects worth more than Rs 50 crore. The projects include 18 piped water supply project, roads and nine high level bridges across […]

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CM opens Adani-KISS Tribal Residential School in Baripada

Mayurbhanj: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday inaugurated Adani-KISS Tribal Residential School at Bankishole in Baripada in Mayurbhanj district. In the first phase 1,500 students of Mayurbhanj district will be enrolled from Standard I to XII. The pass out students of standard XII from Adani-KISS can pursue their higher education in KISS Deemed to be […]

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Odisha CM launches KIUG 2020 Jersey

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik along with Union Ministers Dr RP Nishank, Dharmendra Pradhan and Kiren Rijiju launched the inaugural edition of Khelo India University Games to be held from February 22 to March 1 at KIIT University here. Speaking on the occasion the Chief Minister said Odisha will ensure that players have a memorable […]

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik condemns attack on JNU students

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday condemned the attack on students and teachers at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi on Sunday evening and urged law enforcement agencies to take swift action to apprehend the culprits. Patnaik said such attacks on students must be condemned unequivocally. “Shocked to know about the violent #JNUattack. Violence has […]

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Naveen Patnaik announces not to celebrate New Year in view of death of his brother-in-law

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will not celebrate New Year on Wednesday in view of the death of his brother-in-law and renowned editor and publisher Sonny Mehta. The Chief Minister appealed to party leaders, workers and well-wishers not to visit Naveen Niwas, his residence to wish him on the occasion of New Year. Mehta, internationally […]

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s brother-in-law Sonny Meheta passes away

Bhubaneswar: Sonny Mehta, internationally acclaimed editor and publisher and brother-in-law of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, passed away. He was 77. Sonny, editor-in-chief of Alfred A. Knopf and chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group was the husband of renowned author Gita Mehta and son-in-law of Odisha’s former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik. In a condolence […]

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BJD is not dependent on me for its survival & growth, says Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: In a befitting reply to critics who have projected BJD as a personality-centric party, BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said that his party is not dependent on any particular leader, including him, for its survival and growth. “Biju Janata Dal is not a political party and it is not dependant […]

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India successfully flight-tests Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile from Chandipur

Balasore: India on Monday successfully flight-tested Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) system developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur in Balasore district off the Odisha coast at 11.45 am. The missile was flight-tested with full configuration in deployment mode intercepting the target mid-air, meeting the mission […]

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