Odisha

Dharmendra Pradhan Meets DNOs of Eastern and North Eastern States

By Odisha Story Bureau, Kolkata: Minister appreciates Odisha DNOs 23 lakhs connections issued so far under PMUY Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today held meeting with all District Nodal Officers (DNOs) of Eastern States and North Eastern States. Nearly 250 DNOs, Senior Officials of the Ministry and […]


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 […]


Odisha Rice to be Showcased in Thailand

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha is likely to put up a stall at the international meet on rice at Thailand next year to provide world wide exposure to rice varieties, particularly the local aromatic varieties as there is a huge export potential, said Dr Samarendra Mohanty, head of social science division, IRRI, Philippines. Talking […]


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 […]




HDFC Bank on Fire in Cuttack

By Odisha story Bureau, Cuttack: Heavy damage was caused about to properties of Jholasahi branch of HDFC bank in Cuttack after major fire broke out today early morning. A massive fire engulfed whole of the HDFC Bank destroying computers, furniture and other wooden structures of lakhs of rupees. Fire fighters rushed to the place and doused […]



State Will Have 53 Chicken-Fresh Outlets

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to open 53 chicken-fresh outlets across the state to create self-employment and boost sales, said an official on Thursday. The government has launched a state plan scheme for opening of chicken-fresh outlets in urban areas of the state. The scheme has been approved for opening […]


KV Singh Deo Becomes BJP Legislature Party Leader

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) KV Singh Deo was elected as the new leader of BJP legislature party on today. The post was formerly headed by Basant Panda and had fallen vacant after Panda became the president of the state unit of the party. The veteran BJP leader is the MLA from […]