January 2019

KALIA Scheme Assures Reliable Funds Transfer to Beneficiaries

Bhubaneswar: Under Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA), the first draft beneficiary list (DBL) 22.8 lakhs of small and marginal farmers was displayed in early January for ground level verification.  A total of 13.03 lakh small and marginal farmers, including 57,614 sharecroppers were found to be eligible based on the information available. The first […]


Startups Get ‘Seed Money’ and ‘Success Mantras’

Bhubaneswar: In line with the theme “Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Startup” of the MSME International Trade Fair-2019, a seminar on “Startup Odisha : Way Forward” was organised on the day-3, which received an overwhelming response. Over 300 startups, innovators, entrepreneurs, incubators, mentors and academics gathered to chart the way forward for startups to nourish innovation in […]


TATA Completes Dharavi to Dadar 2.47 Km TBM Tunnelling

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: TATA Projects Ltd. announced today that its Mumbai Metro Line 3 (Underground Metro) has achieved ground breakthrough at Dadar. The twin tunnel boring machines, Krishna 1 &2, lowered in from Nayanagar, Dharavi, started operations in October-November 2017 reached Dadar Metro station on January 31, 2019. According to sources “Krishna 1 & 2 made their way drilling […]


Global Aluminium Conference ‘INCAL 2019’ Inaugurated in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited mega aluminium conference – International Conference on Aluminium (INCAL 2019) was kicked off today. Shri Anil Mukim, IAS, Secretary to Govt of India graced the opening day ceremony as the Chief Guest, in the presence of a galaxy of business leaders and delegates from across the globe and different parts of India descending in […]


Kolkata Witnesses India’s Largest Residential Run

Bhubaneswar/Kolkata: Kolkata witnessed India’s largest residential run on Saturday as 450 residents of Uniworld competed in Unirun 4.0. The event has been the brainchild of “Unirunners” a unique athletic running group which focuses primarily on residential complexes. This year’s Unirun event was also noteworthy as it was the first ever timed chip run in a residential […]


Ujjwala Swabhiman Utsav’s Live Telecast Held by S. Irani & D. Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Smriti Irani, Union Cabinet Minister of Textiles, Government of India held the live telecast of the Ujjwala Swabhiman Utsav at various places in Odisha, where both of them interacted with the LPG beneficiaries across the state. Dharmendra said that the […]


Patnagarh Bomb last case: CB Submits 65 Pg Long Charge Sheet

Bhubaneswar/Bolangir: The Odisha Crime Branch today submitted a 65-pages long chargesheet in the Bolangir Additional District and Sessions Court against Punjilal Meher, the mastermind behind the Patnagarh parcel bomb blast case. In a statement to the media, the Crime Branch SP Anil Das said, “Enough evidence have been gathered against the accused Punjilal through scientific […]


Land Mine Recovered from Road at Rayagada Dist

Bhubaneswar/Rayagada: Locals suspected a landmine to have been planted by Maoists, which was recovered from the road at Chatikana in Rayagada district today. On being alerted the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, along with a scientific team and sniffer dogs, rushed to the spot and finally diffused the landmine safely saving human lives and properties […]