The Thrilling Indrasan

By Satyapira Padhan, Bhubaneswar: Mt. Indrasan (6221mtrs/20,410ft) is one of the most technically challenged peaks in India and also in the world situated at the eastern end of the Pirpanjal Range in Manali, Himachal Pradesh. Our team has successfully summited Mt. Indrasan on 24th June 2016 at 11.50am under the leadership of Everester Jogabyasa Bhoi. Our […]

DBTL Helps Govt. Save 21,000 Crore in 2 Yrs

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Attention of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has been drawn to the news item appearing in a newspaper today (20th July) under the caption “CAG audit nails Centre’s claim on LPG subsidy saving”. In this regard, it is clarified that an intensive exercise was carried out for […]

Govt Promoting Biofuels as Substitute to Mineral Fuel: Dharmendra Pradhan

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply today that the Government is promoting biofuels, such as ethanol and bio-diesel, as substitutes of mineral fuels. The Government, through Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs), is implementing Ethanol Blended […]

Army Chief Reviews Security in Kashmir

By Odisha Story Bureau, Srinagar:  The Chief of Army Staff Gen Dalbir Singh today reviewed the security situation in Kashmir during his visit to the Srinagar based 15 Corps. The Army Chief was briefed by the Northern Army Commander Lt Gen DS Hooda and Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen Satish Dua on the situation along […]

Hurray LGBT: Cabinet Approves the Transgender Persons Bill 2016

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2016. Through this Bill the Government has evolved a mechanism for their social, economic and educational empowerment. The Bill will benefit a large number of transgender persons, mitigate […]

BJD MPs Opposed Chhattisgarh Govt’s Proposed Dam Project in Mahanadi

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: BJD lawmakers protested against Chhattisgarh Govt’s proposed dam project plan across Mahanadi. The MPs under the leadership of BJD Parliamentary Party Leader Bhatruhari Mahatab sat on a Dharna in front Gandhi statue in Parliament campus. They urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to interfere in the issue. BJD parliamentarians said […]

A Gallery on Paika Rebellion Soon

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha is going to celebrate 200 years of India’s first uprising against British government “The Paika Rebellion” in 2017. The state government would construct a memorial at Barunei in Khurda. Also, research documents and paintings related to the mutiny would be showcased. To popularize the excellent military skill of the Paikas, […]

Equis to Double its Energy Portfolio in India

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Equis, one of Asia’s largest energy and infrastructure investors, is doubling its portfolio in India to nearly two gigawatts of wind, solar and hydro energy installations, Chief Executive Officer David Russell said recently. Mr Russell said in a phone interview, It would be our expectation to double our current […]