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Judicial Commission to Reform Jagannath temple Management

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: With growing discontentment among the people of Odisha over breaking of age-old traditions in Lord Jagannath Temple at Puri, the state government today announced that a judicial commission will be set up to bring reforms in the management of the 12th century shrine. State law minister Arun Kumar Sahoo told reporters, Retired Orissa High Court judge Justice […]


The Bird of Evil HOON HAAN is So Cute

By Swadesh Kumar Rath, Nayagarh: HOON HAAN, a local name for a kind of owl considered as a sign of bad omen, was rescued on Thursday evening. It looked so cute, said a local. An Indian eagle owl was rescued near the new-Rajbati pond at Nayagarh town. The owl, which had been attacked by crows, […]


Startup India States’ Conference on 23rd July

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech had announced the “Start-up India” initiative. This initiative aims at fostering entrepreneurship and promoting innovation by creating an ecosystem that is conducive for growth of Startups. The Government of India launched the “Startup India” movement on […]


588 km National Waterway-5 to Cover Odisha and West Bengal

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: As per The National Waterways Act, 2016, 111 waterways have been declared as National Waterways (NWs) including the five existing NWs. Out of the 111 NWs, NW-1, 2, & 3 are already operational.  Cargo as well as passenger / cruise vessels are plying on these waterways.  DPR for development […]


Dhaka Cafe Attack: 4 JMB Militants Arrested

Dhaka, Bangladesh: Four Islamist militants of the banned homegrown JMB group, including its top regional head, were arrested on Thursday, who authorities said were responsible for Bangladesh’s worst terror attack on a cafe in which 22 people, mostly foreigners, were killed. The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) raided a hideout of militant outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh […]


High Value Non PAN Transactions: IT Department to Issue 7 lakh Letters

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Under the Annual Information Returns (AIR), various types of high-value transactions were being reported to the Income Tax Department. These include reporting of cash deposits of Rs.10,00,000 or more in a saving bank account, sale/purchase of immovable property valued at Rs. 30,00,000 or more, etc. Many of these transactions […]


Odisha IAS Officers’ Association Condemns servitors’ Misconduct With Puri Collector

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha IAS Officers Association  condemns servitors’ misbehaviour with Puri collector. IAS Officers Association   Secretary Vishal Dev demands stern action against the accused servitors’. Dev said that IAS Officers Association will bring the matter to the notice of the government. He said that the IAS Officers Assn to take up […]


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 […]



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 […]