Naveen likely to take oath as Odisha CM for record fifth term on May 27

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik is likely to take oath as the Chief Minister of Odisha for a record fifth consecutive term on May 27. The State, which saw Assembly and Lok Sabha elections simultaneously, has decisively handed a mandate to BJD and endorsed a record fifth consecutive term for Patnaik. He […]

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Naveen congratulates PM Modi on election victory

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the convincing victory of his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the parliamentary elections. Patnaik spoke to Modi over telephone and congratulated the PM for the huge victory. The Prime Minister also congratulated the Patnaik as his BJD raced past the majority mark […]

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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 retains power in Odisha for record fifth term

Bhubaneswar: As per the initial trends, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik is 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. The initial leads suggest a landslide victory of the party in the State. Of the 146 seats, […]

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Counting begins amid tight security in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Counting of votes for 21 Parliamentary segments and 146 Assembly constituencies in Odisha began amid tight security on Thursday. Trends are expected to emerge after about an hour. Counting of votes is under way in 63 centres across the State, with over 6,7,00 polling staff and a huge number of police personnel on duty. […]

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Matric results to be published on Tuesday

Cuttack: Results of the annual High School Certificate (HSC) or Matric examination will be published on Tuesday. The Board of Secondary Education (BSE), which conducted the examination, will declare the results at 9 am across the State, informed BSE president Jahan Ara Begum. Results will be declared at the BSE’s office here. Students can check […]

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1934 bank branches functional in six cyclone Fani-hit Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: At least 1934 branches out of 1992 banks are functional in cyclone Fani-ravaged six districts in the State. Over 2000 ATMs out of 2921 are also up and running. This was revealed at the State-Centre finance coordination meeting on Thursday. The meeting was held to take stock of the banking system post cyclone Fani. […]

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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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CM hails DRDO for successful flight test of ABHYAS

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday hailed the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for successful flight test of ABHYAS – High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) from Interim Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur on Monday. “Congratulate Defence research and development organisation for successful flight test of #ABHYAS – High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) from […]

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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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