Kandhamal Fake Encounter: BJP Blames BJD

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Stepping up its attack on the BJD government in Odisha, a three-member BJP group, which probing into the murder of five tribals in Kandhamal in a police operation, has blamed it for having a “nexus” with Maoists and termed the encounter as “planned”. The team, which went there and […]

Odisha Govt Approves 3 Investment Projects Worth Rs 874 cr

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Govt approves 3 investment projects worth Rs 874 cr. The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) on Tuesday accorded in-principle approval to three investment projects . The projects which were approved include the Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd’s proposal for expansion of its non-alcoholic plant at Industrial Estate, Khordha […]

Grant-in-Aid: 129 Crore for 31,500 Employees in 3701 Schools

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Revised Grant-in-Aid Order-2016 got Chief Minister’s Approval Govt to incur around 129 crore for 31,500 teaching and non-teaching  employees of 3701 schools New Social Security Measures resolution pronounced The teaching and non-teaching employees of the privately managed High School, Madrasa, Sanskrit Tolls and UPME Schools coming under Odisha Education payment […]

2.5 Lakh Houses for Urban Poor, Odisha to Get 23,843

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Rs.16,641 cr investment in affordable housing for urban poor Total investment in affordable housing approved so far –Rs.51,568 c Central Government has approved an additional investment of Rs.16,641 cr for affordable housing for construction of 2,44,267 houses for urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Away Yojana (Urban) during the first […]

UU Hostel Girls Gheraoed VC Office

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Girl students lodged in Sailabala hostel of Utkal University gheraoed Vice-Chancellor’s office alleging irregularities in water and electricity supply to hostels. Hundreds of girl students organised a massive rally inside the university premises and later gheroaed VC Ashok Das for hours alleging step-motherly treatment over basic amenities. The students alleged […]

Mahanadi Controversy: Congress Team Visits Chhattisgarh

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: A seven-member delegation of the Congress, the main opposition force in the State, led by Leader of Opposition Narsingh Mishra arrived in Chhattisgarh to conduct a ground study on the construction of barrages and dams and other proposed projects on Mahanadi river even as the Ajit Jogi-led Janata Congress threatened […]

BJD Appoints Observers for Upcoming Panchayat Polls

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister, BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik appoints observers for upcoming Panchayat polls. CM appoints Bed Prakash Agrawal, Damodar Rout, Prasanna Patsani, Sarojini Hembram as state level special observers for upcoming Panchayat polls. CM Naveen Patnaik announced the list of observers for all the 12 undivided districts. District observers are: […]