May 2017

PM to Inaugurate India’s Longest River Bridge tomorrow

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: 9.15 Km long Dhola-Sadia bridge in Assam, a new hope for the North East Road connectivity in the North-East will see a major transformation when Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurates the country’s longest river bridge –the Dhola- Sadia Bridge in Assam tomorrow. This new, three lane, 9.15 kilometre […]

PM releases Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi released the Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre, at his residence in New Delhi today. Shri Ratan Tata, in his welcome address, thanked the Prime Minister for his support, cooperation and vision towards affordable healthcare and cancer research. Addressing the audience […]

Sanjay Mitra Takes Over as the New Defence Secretary

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Shri Sanjay Mitra, took over as the new Defence Secretary on May 24th, succeeding Shri G Mohan Kumar. Belonging to the 1982 batch of IAS, West Bengal cadre, Shri Mitra is a Post-Graduate in Physics and Economics. He also did his Mason Fellowship at the John F Kennedy School […]

Progress of BMC Solid Waste Management Plant Reviewed by Chief Secretary

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Public Hearing for to be held on 6th June The progress of the Solid Waste Management ( SWM) project of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation was reviewed by Chief Secretary Sri Aditya Prasad Padhi in a high level meeting held in secretariat conference hall on Wednesday wherein Municipal Commissioner Sri Krishan Kumar presented the updates. […]

Akhand in Limca Book of Records for receiving highest RTI replies

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha based activist Akhand has made a national record and entered into the Limca Book of Records for highest number of replies received from a single organisation on a Right to Information (RTI) application regarding Internal Complaint Committees (ICC) to deal with sexual harassment at workplace for women. Akhand had filed […]

New banking ordinance a welcome step, but inadequate: CSE

By Odisha Story Bureau,  New Delhi: Must consider environmental and social risk management for reducing the number of non-performing assets (NPAs) Measures employed by the RBI and the Ordinance suggest that focus is more on reactive rather than proactive approaches Delay in obtaining project-related approvals is mainly due to inadequate project planning, gaps in environmental […]

Fourth Edition of Kalinga Literary Festival 2017 Announced

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Literati from all over the world to be in Bhubaneswar from 10th to 12th June Mayfair Hotel, Bhubaneswar, to be a common platform for art & literature enthusiasts “Literature in Peace and Harmony” to be the central theme for 2017 Over 200 international and national speakers to join the Largest Literary […]

Odisha: 11 New Ministers to Take Oath Tomorrow, 9 Resign

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: With the process of ministry reshuffle by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, 9 ministers resigned voluntarily today. In the other hand 11 new ministers likely to take oath tomorrow morning at Raj Bhawan. According to sources, today forenoon Panchayati Raj and Law Minister Arun Kumar Sahoo, Civil Supplies Minister Sanjay Das […]

3 Idiotas: Here is the Mexican Remake

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Rajkumar Hirani’s 2009 blockbuster film 3 Idiots, which set the domestic box-office flooded with profits, is all set to get a remake in Mexico. The movie, which was a all time hit and still entertains the film-lovers with its social message in a light-hearted way, had perfectionist […]