Odisha

X-mas Wish by Sand Art Becomes World Record

Puri: Sudarsan Pattnaik, the internationally recognised sand artist, on the eve of Christmas, gave his wish through his sand art and made a world record. Sudarsan through his art sculpted a Santa Clause which is 30-feet high and 100-feet wide by using 10,000 plastic bottles. His sand art delivers the message of beating plastic pollution. […]


Modi Inaugurates Rs 15K Cr Development Projects in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated developmental projects worth Rs 14,523 crore in a meeting at IIT campus here today. He inaugurated the projects under the Centre’s “Purvodaya” vision. Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal, CM Naveen Patnaik, Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Jual Oram and Bhubaneswar MP Prasanna Patasani were also present at the ceremony. The […]


Modi Questions Odisha on Corruption

Khurda: Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked the Odisha government alleging that the ‘demon of corruption’ had become strong in the state under the rule of the Biju Janata Dal with an all-pervading ‘percentage commission culture(PC)’. PM Modi’s scathing allegation comes as Odisha is gearing up for its assembly polls next year along with the […]


Odisha ABVP Gets New President and Secretary

Prof . Bhagirathi Prusty Elected as President & Sashikant Mishra as State Secretary Bhubaneswar: Student front Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) state unit declared its new state president and secretary for the year 2018 -19. The organization appointed former National Secretary Gitanjali Jena as election officer. By considering suggestions from all local units she declared […]


State Level Workshop on Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health

Bhubaneswar:  Maternal and Neonatal health care should be given utmost priority. Starting from the village level to people who are staying in the tribal area everyone has got the right to get proper health care. Care should be taken from the adolescent time of girl children, proper care should be provided during the time of […]


Leaders, Public Servants, Intellectuals Join BJP

Bhubaneswar: Odia professors, doctors, administrators, social activists, judge and member of other political parties join Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today here in presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. In an event organised here at BJP’s state office Ganjam’s famous doctor Subhash Chandra Sahoo, retired professor from Brahmapur University Jamula Seshagiri Rao, social activist Punyasloka Mohanty […]


With Christmas Theme, Patha Utsav Brings Footfall of 30K

Bhubaneswar: On the first comeback after a long gap Patha Utsav, the people’s popular street fest of the Temple City gathered more than 30,000 visitors today just merely 30 hours before the Christmas. Though the street was back for three days during the .FEST (Bhubaneswar City Festival) between December 1 and 16, today’s response was […]


Telangana CM Meets Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Telangana CM K Chandrashekhar Rao today started his national spree for united opposition by meeting the Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. He asserted that the dialogue is necessary if a change has to be brought. Naveen Patnaik hinted at the possibility of an alternative front with “like minded” parties following a meeting with Telengana Chief Minister and TRS President K […]


TATA Steel BSL Promotes Kitchen Garden in Dhenkanal Villages

Meramandali: Tata Steel BSL, formerly known as Bhushan Steel Limited,  has started a pilot project on kitchen garden in two villages near its plant at Kantabani in Hindol block of Dhenkanal district. Launched as part of the Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives of the steel major, it has evoked good response from the farmers. The project […]


Odisha Demands Reduction of GST on Kendu Leaves From 18% to 5%

Bhubaneswar: The 31st GST Council meeting was held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Sri Arun Jaitley, Union Finance Minister. Attending the meeting, Sri Shashi Bhusan Behera, Finance Minister, Odisha demanded reduction of GST on kendu leaves from 18% to 5%. It is to be noted that Sri Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha had intimated Union […]