1 dead, 1 injured after under-construction roof collapses at Bhubaneswar airport
Senior officials of the state government and politicians rushed to the site. Khurda Collector, Sitanshu Kumar Rout said a dog squad had been used to make sure no other person as trapped under the rubble.
Air India launches flights between Bhubaneswar and Surat
"Air India will operate the direct flights between Bhubaneswar and Surat twice a wee...
India aims at zero urea import with commissioning of 5 units
The government is reviving five closed fertiliser plants to increase urea produc...
5 coaches of Lokmanya Tilak Express derail in Odisha; 15 passengers injured
All passengers had been admitted to a nearby hospital and they are stated to be out of danger. The officials said there was heavy fog at the site but it was not clear what led to the accident.
Khelo India University Games to be held from February 22 in Bhubaneswar
"I am truly delighted to announce that the first edition of the Khelo India University Games will be held in Bhubaneswar. I am sure the true spirit of sportsmanship will be showcased during this event," Patnaik said at the launch of the Games, in the presence of sports minister Kiren Rijiju.
CESU to start power disconnection drive in 9 Odisha districts from Thursday
The power distribution company has identified consumers who did not make payments despite several notices in 11,397 villages to disconnect their power connections.
CAB not for Indian citizens, BJD will not support NRC: Naveen Patnaik
The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 has nothing to do with Indian citizens, it only deals with the foreigners.
Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ likely to move towards West Bengal coast: IMD Bhubaneswar
India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director HR Biswas said that cyclone ‘Bulbul’ is laying over northwest Bay of Bengal moving towards We...
Centre agrees to include 3 Odisha airports under Udan scheme
The Vir Surendra Sai (VSS) Airport in Jharsuguda was earlier included under UDAN-3. Earlier this year, commercial flight service was initiated from Veer Surendra Sai Airport at Jharsuguda to six cities of the country under the third phase of UDAN scheme.
AAI recommends Centre to privatise 6 airports including Amritsar, Varanasi
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has recommended the Centre to privatise airports at Amritsar, Varanasi, Bhubaneswar, Indore, Raipur and Trichy, a senior government official said.
Outgoing NALCO Chairman may continue as chairman of NALCO- MIDHANI JV
An agenda note placed before Nalco’s board in a meeting on November 13, 2019, suggested Chand, who as part time chairman and Nalco’s nominee, was extending all his support for the progress of the company and that he be allowed to seek ministry permission to continue as non-executive, part time chairman.
Odisha’s distressed cold storage operators on strike
The Odisha Cold Storage Association, a body of 35 cold storage owners, is seeking incentives to revive its ailing units, waiver of loans and easier credit linkage. It has urged chief minister Naveen Patnaik to intervene, claiming that it is no longer able to run these units, which were set up at an averaged investment of about Rs 7 crore.
Odisha to work with IMF on multi-year budgeting system
A team of the IMF met with top officials of Naveen Patnaik’s government recently to review the state’s Public Finance Management system. Under a tripartite agreement, the IMF's South Asia Training and Technical Assistance Center is helping state to move towards a multi—year budgeting system based on more real and forward looking fiscal projections.
Cyclone 'Bulbul': Expected landfall on Nov 9, coastal districts on alert, says Odisha SRC
Odisha Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Jena on November 08 informed that expected landfall of Cyclone 'Bulbul' on November 09 and the la...
Catering on Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express optional now
This facility of optional catering will be available for passengers booking their tickets for journey from September 1, 2019.
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