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Paradip Port Breaks its Own Records

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Paradip Port is one among India’s twelve Major Ports . The month of May 2016 saw Paradip Port breaking its own records in handling of commodities. Following are the major achievements of Paradip Port in the month of May, 2016: A record quantity of 137,270 tonnes of Naptha (POL […]


1630 Crores Allocated for Pulses Production

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Central Government is taking several measures to control the price rise of pulses. On one hand Government is trying to give relief to citizens by importing pulses from foreign countries or taking action against hoarders, on the other hand Govt has taken several steps to increase pulses production and […]


Odia IPS Ashok Patnaik Appointed as CEO, National Intelligence Grid

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Ashok Kumar Patnaik is appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID). AK Patnaik, a 1983 batch Gujarat cadre IPS officer from Odisha, is married to former prime minister Manmohan Singh’s novelist daughter Daman Singh. Daman’s in-laws, who hail from Cuttack, are now based at Kharavela Nagar, […]


13-Year-Old Distributes LED Bulbs to Underprivileged

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Government of India’s Unnat  Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for all (UJALA) programme is not only making waves in India but has also created a buzz internationally as well. The immense potential of this programme has impacted a young girl of Indian origin, Meera Vashisht from Houston, Texas to such an […]


19th National Youth Parliamentary Competition Awards

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: The Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Sh. S.S. Ahluwalia today gave the 19th National Youth Parliamentary Competition Awards for 2015–16 for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas. The awards were given to the winners from various regions of the Navodaya Vidyalayas. The winners from Navodaya Vidyalaya, Leh presented a Mock Parliamentary […]


PMKVY: 60 Lakh Youth to be Trained Afresh

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) with an outlay of Rs.12000 crore to impart skilling to one crore people over the next four years (2016-2020). PMKVY will impart fresh training to 60 lakh youths and […]


INS India Celebrates Platinum Jubilee

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi:  INS India, the base depot ship at New Delhi, celebrated its 75th anniversary today (13 Jul). Established as HMIS India in 1941 it was rechristened as INS India on 26 Jan 1950. The Base Depot ship (stone ship in naval parlance) has the privilege of being the Flagship of the […]


Ganga Gets an Anthem

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Finally, River Ganga gets her anthem. Govt. of India has made a new anthem for Ganga. It will help sensitize people regarding the mission Namami Gange. National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) has started the Mission Clean Ganga with a changed and comprehensive approach to champion the challenges posed […]


Dutee and Shrabani Felicitated by Dharmendra Pradhan

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi : Two women athletes who have qualified to represent India in the Rio Olympics have been felicitated by Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan at New Delhi on Tuesday. The athletes Dutee Chand and Shrabani Nanda were felicitated in a function at the official residence of […]


PM’s High Level Meeting on Kashmir

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi:  Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi appeals for calm in Kashmir Valley as unrest continues in Kashmir valley. Clashes between protesters and security forces are going on and the death toll rise to 24. Today, Prime Minister chaired a high-level meeting on Kashmir. Home minister Rajnath Singh, Defence minister Manohar Parikar, […]