Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates multi-facility athletic complex

 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated Birsa Munda Athletics Stadium Complex and Hockey Training Centres in Odisha’s Sundargarh district on Saturday. “The multiple sports projects will play a significant role in the holistic development of sports in the district of Sundargarh which is reputed for producing many national and international players. The projects inaugurated include the Birsa […]

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik unveils Biju Patnaik’s iconic “Dakota” aircraft for public display

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday unveiled former CM Biju Patnaik’s iconic “Dakota” DC3 (AT-AUI) aircraft for public display at Biju Patnaik International Airport Bhubaneswar. As per the Chief Minister’s office, “The iconic Dakota Aircraft belongs to erstwhile Kalinga Airlines and was founded by Ex-Chief Minister of Odisha Biju […]

Odisha: 21 police personnel injured during BJP Yuva Morcha protest in Bhubaneswar

Around 21 police personnel were injured during the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Yuva Morcha protest in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday, officials said on Wednesday. Hundreds of Yuva Morcha activists were protesting against the government at Mahatma Gandhi Marg in front of the Odisha State Assembly on Tuesday night when a scuffle broke out between the […]

Odisha government writes to Centre seeking release of pending food subsidy to state

The Odisha government has written to the Union government seeking the release of the pending food subsidy to the state. In the letter to Union Minister Piyush Goyal, State Food Supplies, Consumer Welfare, and Co-operation Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak said requested his intervention to release the pending subsidy due to the state and […]

Odisha cabinet approves inclusion of 22 castes in State’s list of SEBC

 Odisha cabinet on Saturday cleared the inclusion of 22 castes in the list of Socially and Economically Backward Classes (SEBC). “The Cabinet has been pleased to approve the proposed Amendment of the odisha-state-commission-for-backward-classes”>Odisha State Commission for Backward Classes (OSCBC) Act, 1993 by inserting subsection 3 under Section – 9, enabling the […]

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates 5 high grid substations worth Rs 254 crores

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated five high-capacity grid substations in four districts of the state via video conference, said a press statement. These places are Hinjilikatu in Ganjam district, Kalimela in Malkangari, Birmaharajpur in Subarnapur and Godisahi and Bahugram in Cuttack district. This will benefit 2 lakh […]