March 2018

Rs 370 cr Scam in Odisha Cooperative Sector

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha government finally agreed that there has been massive scam of about Rs 370 crore in the cooperative sector involving cooperative banks and agencies. The state cooperation Minister Surya Narayan Patro admitted this in a written reply to BJP member Dilip Ray in the Assembly on 29th March 2018. According to audit reports the financial irregularities to the tune of […]

100 Powerful Indians: 4 From Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Popular daily The Indian Express released a list of ‘100 Most Powerful Indians’ in which 4 from Odisha got placed. They are CM Naveen Patnaik, Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Pramod Kumar Mishra. The  Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra […]

Odia University: No Odia Prof in Existing Versities

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: RD and GM Universities have no Faculty Members Odisha Government has taken numerous major moves to strengthen Odia language and facilitate Odia education. Government has decided to set up dedicated Odia University for the better language education. But it’s laughable that the same government has failed to appoint Odia professors […]

Union Minister Plots Against Medical College: Pratap Jena

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Health and Family Welfare minister Pratap Jena blamed political influence over new medical colleges in Odisha. Though he didn’t utter any name, he hinted ill intention of an union minister trying to stop new medical colleges in Bolangir and Balasore. He said, the name of the politicians would be revealed […]

Chandrasekhar Sahu to Join BJD on 4th April

By Odisha Story Bureau, Berhampur: A number of senior Congress leaders including former union minister Chandrasekhar Sahu from Ganjam district are expected to join the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) along with their followers. Chandrasekhar Sahu, AICC member Bikram Panda, District Congress President Bhagwan Gantayat, General Secretary Durga Panda, Lok Sabha Youth Congress President Ajit […]

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Speculation About Change in BJP Leadership False: Pratap

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: As speculation spread in social media about leadership change in Odisha BJP unit, senior party leader Pratap Chandra Sarangi denied it. Pratap had been to Delhi recently to meet senior party leaders including national president Amit Shah. Even Pratap’s close aids revealed that Shah hinted him of giving big responsibility in party […]

Dharmendra to Inaugurate Tourist Facilities at Konark

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate the world-class tourist facilitation centre and an interpretation centre at Konark on Utkal Divas (1 April 2018). The Indian Oil Foundation has developed the interpretation centre and the tourist facilitation centre at the Unesco World Heritage Site of famous Sun Temple at a cost of Rs. 45 […]

Vedanta Sponsored Healthcare in Kalahandi an Eyewash

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Vedanta Child Care Centre in Kalahandi turns into a haunted place The sorry state of healthcare in the state finds no solution despite multiple majors taken by government. When the curious case of Dana Majhi, the Kalahandi man who walked 20 kelometres with his wife’s corpse on shoulder, has been forgotten, […]