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Sadhu Meher, Aruna Mohanty, Singer Harpal Among Padma Awardees

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BhubaneswarOdisha NewsTimesv Bureau On Jan 25, 2017 : Noted film actor and director Sadhu Meher, eminent doctor Dr Mukut Minz from Chanigarh, renowned Sambalpuri folk singer Jitendra Haripal and famous Odissi dancer Aruna Mohanty has comprised in the list of Padma awardees, which was announced today by the Government of India on the eve of Republic Day. He is an ...

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The tableau of Odisha passes through the Rajpath

The tableau of Odisha passes through the Rajpath during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade-2017, in New Delhi on January 23, 2017.

New Delhi:(ONT Bureaue)23/1/201:The tableau of Odisha passes through the Rajpath during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade-2017, in New Delhi on January 23, 2017.

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Total 1,89,099 candidates are in the panchayat poll fray

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Bhubaneswar:(ONT Bureaue)22/1/17: Total 1,89,099 candidates are in the panchayat poll fray according to the final list declared by the State Election Commission (SEC) after the deadline for nomination withdrawal got ended yesterday, said secretary of the commission Rabindra Nath Sahu today. “For the sarpanch post 26,539 candidates are in the poll battle whereas 22,109 are in the fray for panchayat ...

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Probe Into Hirakhand Express Mishap To Begin From Tomorrow

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Probe Into Hirakhand Express Mishap To Begin From Tomorrow By Odisha News Times Bureau On Jan 22, 2017 Bhubaneswar: The Civil Aviation Ministry today said that it would begin probe into the tragic Hirakhand Express mishap from tomorrow. The Ministry, in a release to the media later in the day today said a joint probe would be taken up by ...

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ODISHA:Dola Jatra showcase in Republic Day Parade in Delhi

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Newdelhi:(ONT Bureaue)22/1/2017:This year Republic Day Parade on Rajpath will witness tableaux from 17 States and Six Ministries of the Central Government. These tableaux will showcase varied themes starting from country’s rich cultural heritage and socio-economic development to nation’s progress in key areas like IT, Women, Empowerment and Environment Protection. A brief write-up on each tableaux highlighting its significance is given ...

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Deve Gowda Praises Odisha CM

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Bhubaneswar: Former prime minister H D Deve Gowda today praised Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for his leadership qualities, particularly in the face of adversities. “Patnaik is an efficient leader and his ability to manage situations during natural calamities is commendable,” Gowda, who arrived here to attend a programme at Puri tomorrow, said. He said Patnaik has managed calamities even ...

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Utkal Bharat party will contest the upcoming panchayat polls

Bhubaneswar : Bhubaneswar: (ONT News Bureaue)17 Utkal Bharat party will contest the upcoming panchayat polls in as many as 13 districts, party president Kharavela Swain said on Thursday. The party has nominated 59 candidates for the 13 districts for elections into zilla parishad posts with a ring symbol. Notably, Utkal Bharat is a regional political outfit led by former BJP ...

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Vigilance Raids Continue At Petrol Stations, Gas Agencies

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Bhubaneswar:ONT:17/1/17 Vigilance sleuths continued their raids on petrol stations and gas agencies today over reported theft and adulteration. The raids were conducted on 9 gas agencies across 6 districts of Odisha . According to sources, the vigilance sleuths examined the stocks at various stations. Gas agencies in including Puri, Khurda, Angul, Jajpur and Berhampur districts were raided by the officials ...

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UN Behera Takes Oath As OERC Chairman

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Bhubaneswar: By Odisha News Times Bureau On Jan 17, 2017 Retired IAS officer UN Behera was administered oath of office and secrecy as the new chairman of Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) by Governor SC Jamir at the Raj Bhawan here today. Agriculture Production Commissioner Gagan Kumar Dhal, Principal Secretary Home Asit Tripathy, Principal Secretary, Energy, Rajesh Verma, Principal Secretary, ...

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Budget recommendations opened for public

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Bhubaneswar:(ONT Bureaue) 16/1/17:The State government on Saturday has sought suggestions from the public for the preparation of the annual budget for the financial year 2017-18. The finance department has invited suggestions from people in a structured format for the preparation of the annual budget, by which the people can suggest through even ‘SMS’ and ‘Whatsapp’. Through the notification, members of ...

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