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Odisha government announced a one-day state holiday as a mark of respect to the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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Bhubaneswar:16/8/18: The Odisha government on Thursday announced a one-day state holiday on Friday as a mark of respect to the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi this afternoon. According to a release by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), all government offices and educational institutions would remain closed. Besides, the government ...

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Odisha Chief Minister announced financial aid of Rs 5 crores for flood-hit Kerala state

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Bhubaneswar16/8/18: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today a financial assistance for flood-hit Kerala state. A financial aid of Rs 5 crores for the victims of the flood has been declared by Patnaik, the Chief Minister’s Office said. At least 79 people have died in Kerala in the flood. Entire Kerala has been on a red alert since Wednesday evening. Pathanamthitta district ...

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AICC president Rahul Gandhi formed the new team of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee

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Bhubaneswar:16/8/18; The All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday formed the new team of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) to assist incumbent president Niranjan Patnaik. While senior journalist Satya Prakash Nayak, who recently joined Congress, has been appointed as chairperson of Media and Communication Department, senior Congress leader and former Odisha Assembly Speaker Kishore Chandra Patel has ...

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Odisha Chief Minister decorated policemen, fire personnel and two very brave children with medals

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Bhubaneswar:16/8/18; On the august occasion of 72nd Independence Day, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik decorated policemen, fire personnel and two very brave children with medals in an Investiture Ceremony at the Jaydev Bhawan here in the capital city today. In his media reactions soon after the Investiture Ceremony, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said, “I would like to congratulate all of ...

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Odisha Chief Minister launched the ambitious Universal Healthcare scheme ‘Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yajona’

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Bhubaneswar:15/8/18; Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched the ambitious Universal Healthcare scheme ‘Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yajona’ on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day. The CM launched the ambitious scheme from Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar. He also inaugurated a help desk at the Capital Hospital and unveiled the logo of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana on the occasion. Patnaik also distributed cards ...

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In wake of heavy rainfall & possible flooding Odisha Chief Minister directed full preparedness to all Collectors.

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Bhubaneswr:14/8/18:In wake of heavy rainfall & possible flooding/waterlogging, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik directed full preparedness to all Collectors. Highlights from the Chief Minister’s review: – ODRAF and Fire Services ready for deployment – Emphasis on safe fare for students attending the Independence Day parade – Elaborate arrangement by Municipal Corporations to tackle water logging/ flood situation – Emergency Operation Centres at ...

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Total of 29 police personnel of Odisha have been selected to receive prestigious Police Medals

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New Delhi/Bhubaneswar:14/8/18; A total of 29 police personnel of Odisha have been selected to receive prestigious Police Medals of different categories on Independence Day 2018. According to a release from the Union Home Ministry on Tuesday, four officers have been selected for President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPMDS). While 11 officers will get Police Medal for Gallantry (PMG), 14 names ...

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Odisha Chief Minister invited a business delegation from Fujian for investors’ meet ‘Make in Odisha’ in November

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Bhubaneswar:13/8/18; Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday invited a business delegation from Fujian Province of China to the state’s flagship investors’ meet ‘Make in Odisha’ in November this year. Seeking to establish trade relation with Odisha, a six-member Fujian delegation led by the head of the organization of the CPC Fujian Provincial Committee, Hu Changsheng, met the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today at ...

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Senior journalist and news presenter Satya Prakash Nayak joined Congress

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Bhubaneswar:12/8/18; Senior journalist and news presenter Satya Prakash Nayak joined Congress party on Sunday at Congress Bhawan in Bhubaneswar. Satya Prakash Nayak is likely to be the chief spokesperson of Odisha Congress, as per sources. Besides, it was also learnt that he has been promised an assembly ticket from Bhandaripokhari constituency in Bhadrak district which is his native place. The ...

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Justice Kalpesh Satyendra Jhaveri assumed charge as the chief justice of Orissa High Court

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Cuttack:12/8/18: Justice Kalpesh Satyendra Jhaveri (60) today assumed charge as the chief justice of Orissa High Court. Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal administered the oath of office to the chief justice in the high court premises. Prior to his new assignment, Justice Jhaveri was a judge of Rajasthan High Court. The post of Chief Justice of Orissa High Court fell vacant earlier ...

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