35 Sportspersons from Indian Railways to Participate in Rio Olympics

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Has Announced Rs. 1 Crore for Gold Medal Winners and Rs. 75 Lakh for Silver Medal Winners  Indian Railways among all sports organization in the country becomes the highest contributor for the Indian Olympic Contingent   With a rich sports heritage, Indian Railways’ sports persons are again set to bring more laurels […]

Odisha Without Border National Conclave: Amit Shah, Dharmendra Pradhan, Jual Oram, Prakash Javedkar to Inaugurate on 7th August

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Odisha without Border(OwB), the apex organisation of all Odia organisations worldwide and a Civil Society Think-tank, an apolitical body aiming at uniting all Odias across the globe for the development of Odisha and the benefit of Odias, has planned to celebrate its 3rd Foundation Day with National Conclave of […]

Prime Minister Flags Off RUN FOR RIO in New Delhi

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi here today flagged off the RUN FOR RIO from Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium(MDCNS), India Gate to Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (JNS), Lodhi Road amidst Olympic spirit and cheers to celebrate the Olympic mood in the country. Thousands of school children and youth participated in […]

National Tourism Awards: An Overview

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Ministry of Tourism annually presents National Tourism Awards to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. These awards are being given since the early 1990s and are presented to State Governments / Union Territories, classified hotels, heritage hotels, approved travel agents, tour operators and tourist transport operators, […]

Mahanadi Dispute: Meeting Held With Senior Officals of Odisha and Chattisgarh

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Union Ministry for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation called a Meeting of representatives of Governments of Odisha and Chattisgarh in New Delhi yesterday to consider the various water resources issues/projects in Mahanadi Basin. The meeting was called in pursuance of the assurance given by Union Minister for […]

Essar to Commence Mining in Odisha From 2017

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Essar Steel said it hopes to commence mining from its captive iron ore block in Odisha in the first quarter of 2017-18. The steel maker recently bagged the Ghoraburhani-Sagasahi block in Odisha through auctions, quoting a premium of 44.35% above the reserve price and outbidding strong contenders like Tata Steel […]

55,600 villages in Odisha to Get Mobile Coverage

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: 10,398 villages in Odisha has no mobile network, highest in Nation 5,949 in Jharkhand , 5,926 in Madhya Pradesh, 4,792 in Maharashtra, 4,041 in Chhattisgarh 3,812 in Andhra Pradesh, 2,886 in Arunachal Pradesh, 2,885 in Assam, 2,534 in Bihar Mobile coverage is likely to be extended to all the 55,669 unconnected villages in the country over […]