President Ram Nath Kovind lays foundation stone to Paika Bidroha memorial
The Narendra Modi government had promised this memorial during the bicentennial celebration of the Paika Bidroha in 2017. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has demanded for the 1817 revolt to be recognised as India’s first mutiny against the British, a demand endorsed by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
Odisha reduces Kalia assistance to Rs 4,000 from Rs 10,000
The decision to reduce the Kalia assistance was taken after the Odisha government ...
Naveen Patnaik makes new organisational appointments within Biju Janata Dal
The influential Jajpur MLA, Pranab Prakash Das has been appointed...
Dutee Chand on TIME 100 Next list; Naveen Patnaik says Odisha is proud
Lilly Singh, Varun Sivaram, Coco Gauf, Ben Stokes, and Henry Golding also feature on the list.
Kamal Haasan receives honorary doctorate from Odisha's Centurion University
Veteran actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan was conferred an honorary doctorate for his contribution to cinema, on November 19 ...
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.
Mahatma Gandhi died due to accidental reasons, claims Odisha govt school booklet, kicks up row
A government booklet describing Mahatma Gandhi's death as an "accident" has triggered a row in Odisha, with political leaders and activists ...
Bijepur victory sets new record for Naveen Patnaik's BJD
Naveen Patnaik, for the first time in his long twenty years in government, had contested from two seats during the simultaneous state and general elections earlier this year.
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.
Odisha CM vacates his father's memorial at Swargadwar for public welfare
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik sets example to other leaders by ordering to vacate his father Biju Patnaik’s memorial at Swargadwar, Puri for deve...
Orissa High Court issues notice on contempt proceeding to state bar associations
HC Bar Association had gone on strike on Monday 14 October calling for an all Odisha strike from 16 October onwards.
Naveen Patnaik shuns guard of honour formalities
A statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Office explained that the practice was relic of the British era and did not fit with their aim to run a people’s government.
Odisha to auction 20 iron ore, manganese mines starting Friday
Notices inviting tenders for the two lots will be issued on Oct 4 and 14 and letters of intent will be sent by January 3 and 15 2020, respectively.
Odisha and South Korea explore investment opportunities beyond Posco
Ambassador Shin Bong-Kil said after the meeting that South Korea and Odisha are making “a fresh start, having learnt their respective lessons from the Posco experience.”
Mines Ministry agrees to increasing cap of iron ore holdings in Odisha
For iron ore this limit, of 10 sq km, has now been extended to 58 sq km in the state of Odisha, the country's largest iron ore producer.
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