Newly-elected Odisha MLAs Take Oath

Bhubaneswar: A day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and 20 ministers were sworn-in, the newly elected legislators on took oath as members of Odisha Legislative Assembly today. The chief minister, who has been elected from Hinjili and Bijepur constituencies, was the first to be sworn in as a member of the 16th Odisha Legislative Assembly. Pro-tem […]

Odia Insurance Broking Company To Incorporate Japan Model

Bhubaneswar: Saferisk Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd, Odisha’s first licensed insurance broker announced its upcoming potential tie up with Japan’s No.1 Hybrid (Voice & Connect) model Insurance intermediary Financial Agency International for a digitalization of process. To have steady growth in retail segment, Safe Risk is exploring this Digital Process to save time & paper work, […]

Shapoorji Pallonji Group Reaches Out Fani Victims In Puri

Humanitarian aid kits distributed in two affected Gram Panchayats in Puri Puri: In response to cyclone Fani that wreaked havoc in various parts of the state, Shapoorji Pallonji Group reached out to the people of Puri who lost their livelihoods in the natural catastrophe. Members of the group visited the gram panchayats of Gandamunda Bhoi and […]

Naveen: Most Favoured Brand In Odisha

As Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik is swearing in as Chief Minister of Odisha today, for a fifth term, he would face a triple challenge this time; Cyclone Fani, jobs, and the BJP. Patnaik, a reluctant politician who jumped from New York high society into Odisha’s political minefield as his father Biju Patnaik’s […]

Naveen Sworn-in As CM For 5th Term With 20 Ministers

Bhubaneswar: Naveen Patnaik was sworn-in as the Odisha Chief Minister today morning. He was re-elected with a decisive majority in the Assembly elections. Patnaik and his team of 20 ministers were administered the oath of the office at a function here. The 72-year-old Biju Janata Dal chief became one of the longest-serving chief ministers of the coastal state. The Biju Janata Dal (BJD), which secured […]

Odisha Sends 33% Women To Lok Sabha

Bhubaneswar: Being the first state in India Odisha will see exactly 33% of women MPs in the 17th Lok Sabha. Before election Odisha’s CM and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik promised to send 33% to Lok Sabha. Later keeping his promise he fielded 7 women candidates out of 21 in total in the […]

Naveen Patnaik: The Long Distance Runner

Bhubaneswar: Once reluctant to join politics and inherit his father’s mantle, 72-year-old Naveen Patnaik is on his way to form the fifth consecutive government in Odisha — in the process becoming one of the longest-serving chief ministers in the country. His command is still poor over Odia, the mother tongue of the state, but Naveen […]

Odisha’s Kalpana Dash Dies On Everest

Kathmandu: International climber and first Mt Everest climber from Odisha, 49-year-old Kalpana Dash, died above the balcony area on Mt Everest this afternoon, bringing death toll to 14 on different mountains above 8,000 m in the spring climbing season. According to Meera Acharya, Director at the Department of Tourism, Kalpana Dash, who was a member of […]

Thunderstorm, Lightning Alert For 6 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Meteorological Office in Bhubaneswar has forecast moderate thunderstorm and lightning with moderate rainfall and gusty winds reaching speeds of 30-40 kmph over the districts of Nawarangpur, Nuapada, Balangir, Bargarh, Sonepur and Cuttack between 4.15 pm and 7.15 pm today.