Odisha Government
India  /  Published 03.06.20

Amid Covid, Odisha keeps an eye on malaria

Odisha has decided to work on a two-pronged strategy to keep malaria at bay at a time the state government is busy fighting the Covid-19 pandemic with 2,388 cases and seven deaths.The government is pl...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 13.06.20

Odisha plans 20cr man-days

The Odisha government plans to generate 20 crore man-days under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS) considering the livelihood needs of over 5.22 lakh migrant worker...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 19.05.20

Cyclone Amphan: Shah assures help to Odisha, Bengal

Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday spoke to chief ministers of West Bengal and Odisha, Mamata Banerjee and Navin Patnaik, respectively, and assured them of all possible help to deal with the sit...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

Disaster response: How we can raise the bar

Cyclone Fani has passed, leaving behind a trail of devastation. The early warning system, effective disaster response plans, investments in disaster shelters and systematic deployment of volunteers on...
By Pinaki Roy

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Preparedness saved many lives

Sir — Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in several cities and districts of Odisha, especially in Puri, leaving people dead and bringing down power and communication links (“Town cut off as power and phon...
By The Telegraph


Odisha  /  Published 26.12.19

Christians butchered in Pakistan, not Odisha: Sasmit Patra

Christians are 'butchered' in Pakistan, not in Odisha, snapped Biju Janata Dal MP Sasmit Patra on Wednesday at Pak army spokesman Asif Ghafoor over his dubious 'Merry Christmas' greeting to the commun...
By PTI in Bhubaneswar

Odisha  /  Published 06.12.18

Odisha to monitor transport vehicles' speed in real time

To keep tabs on speeding vehicles, the commerce and transport department has decided to integrate speed limitation devices in trucks and buses with Vahan database for real-time monitoring identifying ...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneswar

Odisha  /  Published 07.10.18

Smriti offers to revive textile mill in Odisha

Union textile minister Smriti Irani on Sunday said that the Centre would support Odisha if the latter took the initiative to reopen the iconic Odisha Textile Mills (OTM) at Choudwar. The mill, set up ...
By Ashutosh Mishra in Bhubaneshwar

Odisha  /  Published 24.09.18

'Denied' hearse, Odisha boy's last ride in cart

The denial of a government-run Mahaprayan hearse has forced an impoverished tribal man to carry his young son’s body on a cart to perform the last rites in Keonjhar district on Sunday.Kalia Naik, wh...
By Our Correspondent in Keonjhar

Odisha  /  Published 28.10.18

Odia signboards a must at Bali yatra

The district administration has decided to strictly implement the display of signboards and name boards in Odia at the Bali yatra this year.The decision was taken at a preparatory meeting for the Bali...
By Lalmohan Patnaik in Cuttack


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