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V Karthikeya Pandian has been given additional charge as the CM’s Transformation and Initiatives (5Ts)

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Bhubaneswar:29/7/19:  IAS officer and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s Private Secretary V Karthikeya Pandian has been given additional charge as the Secretary to the CM’s Transformation and Initiatives (5Ts). The 2000-batch Odisha cadre IAS officer was appointed as the private secretary to CM Naveen in May 2011. Prior to this, he served as the Collectors of Mayurbhanj and Ganjam districts.After assuming ...

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Rajarani Temple Complex in Bhubaneswar will now remain open from sunrise to 9 pm for common public.

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New Delhi: 29/7/19:Ten historical monuments across the country including Rajarani Temple Complex in Bhubaneswar will now remain open from sunrise to 9 pm for common public. Union Culture Minister (IC) Prahlad Singh Patel announced that opening hours of 10 historical Monuments across the country has been increased. The decision made public by Culture Minister while talking to media in New ...

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Odisha Handloom, Textile & Handicrafts Department has taken up the census survey of handicraft artisans in five districts

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Bhubaneswar:9/7/19: The State Handloom, Textile & Handicrafts Department has taken up the census survey of handicraft artisans in five districts of Odisha in the first phase. Keeping in view the present working status of the artisans, the survey work will include region wise and craft-wise artisans of the State. It will help to plan different developmental programmes for the handicraft sector. ...

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Odisha gets GI tag for its version of Rasgulla

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Bhubaneswar:29/7/19:The Chennai based GI Registry on Monday issued formal certification for “Odisha Rasagola” on its website The GI tag for the same product to both the neighbouring states recognizes the two distinct varieties of Rasgullas in taste and texture It is redemption time for Odisha! Less than two years after West Bengal got geographical indicator (GI) tag for its version ...

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Odisha government has decided to rename the State Secretariat as Lok Seva Bhawan

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Bhubaneswar  :29/7/19: Odisha government has decided to rename the State Secretariat as Lok Seva Bhawan. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made an announcement in this regard on the floors of the assembly. “People are masters and we have been elected to serve them. I would like to use this opportunity to announce that ‘Sachivalaya’ or ‘Secretariat’ will be called as ‘Lok Seva ...

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PNV Foundation presents 4th Showcase Odisha Awards & Conclave

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New Delhi:29/7/19: PNV Foundation framed 4th Showcase Odisha Awards & Conclave on 28th July 2019 i.e. Sunday at Jacaranda Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi- 110003 to felicitate illustrious bigwigs from across the state of Odisha.  The event started with a special screening of short film (Baji- The immortal boat boy), which rekindles the indomitable spirit of Odisha. The special screening was followed by a Conclave on ...

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Training program for Tourist Police : Valedictory program for the first batch.

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Bhubaneswar:29/7/19:The valedictory program of the week long training program of the first batch of the tourist police was held today at the Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management , Bhubaneswar . This unique attempt at training designated police officers was organized by IITTM Bhubaneswar and sponsored by Odisha Tourism. The Chief Guest, Shri Pranabindu Acharya,IPS, ADG of Police(Railways and ...

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Odisha Chief Minister launched the revamped website of Odisha Tourism

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BHUBANESWAR27/7/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched the revamped website of Odisha Tourism, odishatourism.gov.in. The website has the potential to empower lakhs of people operating in the tourism and hospitality sector and showcase Odisha to the world. “It has been our constant endeavour to showcase Odisha to the world. Tourism is amongst the most sustainable routes to maximising employment opportunities for our ...

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Cutting-edge technology playing innovative role in tackling disposal of red mud to protect environment

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Bhubaneswar, 27.07.19: Corporate honchos, Ministry of Mines officials, environmentalists and stakeholders of Mines and Metal sector brainstormed, deliberated and reviewed the status of red mud generation and its safe disposal, and productive utilisation to drive the nation to a cleaner future. Ministry of Mines in association with Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDDC) organised the ‘Red Mud Networking ...

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All Odisha Private Bus Owners’ Association has threatened to launch indefinite stir from August 12

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Puri:27/7/19: All Odisha Private Bus Owners’ Association (AOPBOA) has threatened to launch indefinite stir from August 12, in protest against the government decision to cancel route permit of a bus. The association is backing the bus owner whose permit was temporarily cancelled after a girl was raped inside the vehicle parked in the bus stand here. “If the government doesn’t revoke ...

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