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Prime Minister Naredra Modi arrived in Odisha

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Bhubaneswar: 22/9/18:Prime Minister Naredra Modi arrived here on a one-visit to Odisha to launch a slew of projects including a fertiliser plant at Talcher and inauguration of Jharsuguda airport. Modi will dedicate to the nations the mines of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Mahanadi Coalfields and railway tracks for coal transportation.With 2019 general elections fast approaching, Modi’s visit assumes ...

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Amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium will consider the suggestions given by Puri Shankaracharya on Sri Mandir reforms.

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Puri:21/9/18: The Supreme Court-appointed amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium will consider the suggestions given by Puri Shankaracharya on Sri Mandir reforms. The steps will be taken on basis of suggestions by Shankaracharya as well as the valuable information regarding age-old traditions of the Jagannath temple, said Subramanium after holding a closed-door meeting with Shankaracharya in Puri here today. Earlier in the ...

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Odisha Chief Minister review meeting at the secretariat in the wake of possible cyclone

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Bhubaneswar:20/9/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik held a review meeting at the secretariat here on Thursday in the wake of possible cyclone alert in Odisha and asked officials to keep a close eye on the situation. Patnaik directed officials to take all possible measures to ensure that no life is lost in the possible cyclonic storm. He also asked officials to ...

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Odisha Director General of Police reviewed the security arrangements for the scheduled visit of Prime Minister

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Bhubaneswar:20/9/18: Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma today reviewed the security arrangements for the scheduled visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Talcher and Jharsuguda on September 22. Holding the review meeting through video conferencing, Sharma asked the officers concerned to take measures for smooth and incident free management of the programme. Sharma asked officials to prepare a plan ...

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CAG rapped the Odisha government for haphazard implementation of disaster mitigation proect

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Bhubaneswar:20/9/18: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) rapped the Odisha government for haphazard implementation of disaster mitigation proects. Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) of the State Government implemented National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (NCRMP) with a project cost of Rs 1,093.79 crore for increasing preparedness for natural disasters. However performance audit found that under NCRMP, 56 Multi Purpose ...

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IMD issues Cyclone Alert for south Odisha ­ north Andhra Pradesh coasts

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Bhubaneswar:20/9/18:The deep depression over west central Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestwards in past six hours with a speed about 12 kmph. It lay centred at 1130 hrs IST of today, the 20th September, 2018 over west central Bay of Bengal near latitude 17.60N and longitude 86.80E, about 290 km east-southeast of Kalingapatnam (Coastal Andhra Pradesh) and about 270 km southeast of ...

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Depression over Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger heavy rainfall across Odisha

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Bhubaneswar:20/9/18: The depression over Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger heavy rainfall across Odisha and the system is very likely to concentrate into a Deep Depression which would cause more downpour. The Regional Meteorological Centre has issued ‘Red Warning’ for Ganjam, Gajapati, Puri, Rayaga, Kalahandi, Kandhamal and Koraput districts with prediction of extreme heavy rainfall in these places. This apart, orange warning has been ...

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Odisha Assembly: Speaker calls for all party meeting In the wake of the derogatory remarks tweeted by Abhijit Iyer Mitra

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Bhubaneswar:20/9/18: In the wake of the derogatory remarks tweeted by Baijayant Panda’s friend Abhijit Iyer Mitra on the dignity of Odisha and its presiding deity Lord Jagannath, his arrest rocked the last day of the monsoon session of Odisha Assembly today. As soon as the house assembled for the day, Leader of Opposition (LoP) Narasingha Mishra moved a privilege motion ...

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Sudarshan Patnaik appointed as the president of Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi

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Bhubaneswar19/9/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday appointed internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik as the president of Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi, the State’s apex body for fine arts. The post had remained vacant after famous sculptor and Padma Vibhushan recipient Raghunath Mohapatra resigned following his nomination to Rajya Sabha by the President. The world-renowned sand artist has participated in more ...

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Odisha assembly adjourned following uproar by opposition Congress and BJP.

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Bhubaneswar:19/9/18: Odisha assembly adjourned today yet again following uproar by opposition Congress and BJP. Unable to run the proceedings, the Speaker adjourned the House till 11.30 am. Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat was forced to adjourn the Odisha Assembly on Tuesday due to uproar by the Opposition Congress and the BJP members over the Cooperative Bank Loan scam and the ongoing strike ...

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