Polavaram: Dharmendra Pradhan backs Odisha Govt

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubanneswar: Finally, BJP leader joins voice with Odisha govt. While on Mahanadi issue, Odisha BJP leaders are maintaining silence, on Polavaram issue they seem vocal. However BJP blames congress-lead UPA govt for the Polavaram controversy. BJP leader and Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan backs Odisha govt on Polavaram issue. […]

Shivaji Majhi Back in Odisha Congress

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Today, former Lanjigarh MLA Shivaji Majhi joined Congress. Besides, former MP Nakul Nayak also joined Congress. Orissa Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) had suspended Majhi from the party on charges of horse-trading during Rajya Sabha polls in 2010. The then Lanjigarh MLA had abstained from voting during the polls despite party […]

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 […]

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 […]

Indigenous Scramjet Engine: Test Flight Soon

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: The testing of sub-scale demonstrator scramjet engine is envisaged as a part of technology demonstration, by mounting it on a two stage solid rocket. This test intends to demonstrate supersonic combustion in flight and evaluate the integrated functioning of the engine. The preparations for carrying out the test are underway […]