Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik to inaugurate Samalei project on January 27

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the Samalei project in Sambalpur on January 27. The Samalei projects include the beautification and development of Maa Samaleswari temple in western Odisha. BJD senior Vice-President Debi Prasad Mishra on Wednesday said that after the Parikrama Project in Puri, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the Samalei project in Sambalpur on January 27. The state government has […]

Odisha: Chairman 5T VK Pandian visits Gajapati district to review progress of development work

Chairman 5T and Nabin Odisha, VK Pandian, visited Odisha’s Gajapati district to review the progress of various developmental works in the district and interact with students and the general public. “During his visit, Pandian participated in the Nua-O Programme being organised at Gajapati Stadium and interacted with students of all colleges of Gajapati,” as per a press […]

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik takes part in rituals to inaugurate Shreemandir Parikrama project in Puri

 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and erstwhile king of Puri, Gajapati Dibyasingha Deba took part in rituals to inaugurate the Shreemandir Parikrama project in Puri on Wednesday. The Shreemandir Parikrama project aims to enhance the visual appeal and surroundings of the iconic Jagannath Temple. It comes just five days ahead of the Ram temple coronation. The Chief Minister will […]

Odisha: Two Bhubaneswar-bound flights diverted due to dense fog

Bad weather conditions and poor visibility hampered flight movement to and from Biju Patnaik International Airport of Bhubaneswar on Wednesday with two flights including an international flight being diverted to other airports, officials said. This included Indigo’s Singapore-Bhubaneswar flight, carrying 63 passengers and another flight of the same airline that […]

Odisha govt gifts Lower Suktel Irrigation Project to farmers in Bolangir

In a continued thrust towards development in the irrigation sector and empowering the farmers of the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the Lower Suktel Irrigation Project in the drought-prone Balangir district on Wednesday. Chief Minister Patnaik dedicated the project to benefiting farmers and residents by providing drinking water facilities, […]

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik felicitates winners of 17th Edition of Young Astronomer Talent Search

 The top five winners of the 17th Edition of Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS) 2023 were felicitated by Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik on Thursday at Pathani Samanta Planetarium (PSP) in Bhubaneswar. Organized by Tata Steel in association with PSP operating under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Odisha, this edition of YATS […]

Odisha: I-T raids enter sixth day at the premises linked to Congress MP Dheeraj Sahu

The Income Tax raids entered the sixth day at the premises of Baldev Sahu Infra Pvt Ltd company at Sudpada in Balangir, Odisha. The company is allegedly linked to Congress Rajya Sabha MP Dheeraj Sahu. Meanwhile, the currency counting of 176 bags was completed after Income Tax raided properties connected to Rajya Sabha MP Dheeraj Sahu, The Income Tax department will deposit all the seized cash at the […]

Dharmendra Pradhan writes to Odisha CM; urges to implement PM-USHA scheme

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan wrote a letter to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik requesting to implement Pradhan Mantri Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (PM-USHA) scheme so that the state ‘does not miss out on the benefits of the scheme’ In his letter to Patnaik, Pradhan said the Pradhan Mantri Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (PM-USHA) will […]

Income Tax dept conducts raids at Boudh Distilleries in Odisha, Jharkhand, recovers huge amount of cash

 The Income Tax department conducted raid at the Boudh Distilleries Private Limited in Odisha and Jharkhand and recovered huge cache of currency notes from premises linked to the company, sources said. The IT department also conducted raid at the Corporate office of Boudh Distillery Limited, in Khordha, Bhubaneswar and searches […]

President Droupadi Murmu to inaugurate 3 trains enhancing connectivity in Jharkhand, Odisha tribal areas

To establish faster connectivity in the tribal belt of Jharkhand and Odisha, Indian Railways is going to launch three new trains. President Droupadi Murmu, who is on a visit to Odisha and Andhra Pradesh will flag off these new trains, i.e. Badampahar-Tatanagar MEMU, Badampahar-Rourkela Weekly Express and Badampahar-Shalimar Weekly Express. The President of India will travel from Badampahar to Rairangpur on the Badampahar-Shalimar Express. Flagging off of Train […]

President Murmu to visit Odisha, Andhra Pradesh from Nov 20-22

President Droupadi Murmu will visit Odisha and Andhra Pradesh from November 20 to 22, 2023, an official release said on Sunday. On November 20, President Murmu will grace the inaugural session of the 36th Annual Conference and Literary Festival of All India Santali Writers’ Association at Baripada. On the same day, she will also inaugurate an […]

Tiger census begins at Similipal National Park in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj

A tiger census began at the Similipal National Park in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday. S .K. Popli, Indian Forest Service, Principal Chief Conservator Forest(Wild Life) and CWLW Odisha said, “The Odisha Forest Department will conduct a yearly tiger census starting November 1, 2023. The census will be conducted in three phases: sign survey, line-transect survey, and camera trapping. The sign survey […]

Odisha: Tree worshipped as Ganpati in Bhubaneshwar

As the ten-day Ganesh Chaturthi commenced on Tuesday, devotees across the country welcomed Lord Ganesha in their own unique way. Combining religion and social causes, volunteers of the Bakul Foundation decorated a tree in Lord Ganesha’s form. The volunteers of the Bakul Foundation have been decorating trees as Ganpat on Ganesh Chaturthi for the last five years. The decorations that were […]