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Odisha govt initiates several developmental project for kotia group of villages

Bhubaneswar | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST

The face of Kotiya group of villages on the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border will be changed within six months, Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Maheswar Mohanty said here today. Mr Mohanty told t

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IED to market Odisha food products under trade mark of LED FOOD

Bhubaneswar | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST

The Odisha state-run Institute of Entrepreneurship Development (IED), will market the food products produced by entrepreneurs trained in the Livelihood Business Incubator (LBI) of the Institute und

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Aviation Ministry refuses to declare Puri grand road 'no fly zone'

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2018 9:46:29 PM IST

The Civil Aviation Ministry has rejected the request of Odisha Police to declare 'Bada Danda' (the grand road) as a "no fly zone" during the Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings.

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Odisha to check Andhra fish for presence of formalin

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2018 9:45:59 PM IST

The Odisha government on Thursday issued directions to examine the quality of fish being imported from Andhra Pradesh in order to detect the presence of formalin -- a cancer-causing chemical -- conten

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NDA and BJD government betrayed Odisha farmers- Congress

Bhubaneswar | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST

Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee President Niranjan Patnaik today slammed both the BJP led NDA government at the Centre and the BJD government at the state for betraying the farmers. Addressing a

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Centre to stand guarantee to tune of Rs 45,000 crore for strengthening MSME sector- Panda

Bhubaneswar | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST

The central government would stand gurantee for loans up to Rs 45,000 crore for strengthening the MSME sector in 2018-19 financial year, Union MSME Secretary Arun Kumar Panda said here today. Dr

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OHRC directs Odisha CB to probe case of Jitu Dandsena's missing

Bhubaneswar | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST

Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) today directed the state crime branch to enquire into the case of Jitu Dandsena of Piplipali village under Paikamal Police station of Baragarh, who went missing

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Naveen seeks PM's intervention on Polvaram project

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop the construction of the Polavaram Project until all the pending issues were settled in

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Pradhan to inaugurate India Skills Regional Competition(East) on July 15

Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST

Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate the three-day India Skills Regional Competitions (East) 2018 on July 15 next. Jointly organised by the

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Man held for killing his 13-day-old daughter

Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST

Police today arrested a man on the charge of killing his 13-day old daughter in Chhanchunia village of Angul district. Police sources said on July 6 last the infant went missing and a fabricated mess

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Adequate security arrangements for Rath Yatra in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST

Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) R.P. Sharma on Wednesday said tight security arrangements will be made to ensure smooth conduct of Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings in Puri.

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Joint squad removes structures along NH 203 by pass for Puri car festival

Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST

A joint squad of the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and Commissionerate police on Wednesday removed 108 t

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