Bhartruhari Mahatab gets Sansad Ratna 2017 Award

BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab

BJD MP from Cuttack, Bhartruhari Mahatab will get the coveted Sansad Ratna 2017 award along with 8 other Parliamentarians. Six from Lok Sabha and 3 from Rajya Sabha have been chosen for this honour. Bhartruhari will get the award for Special awards for excellence in quality of debates and other proceedings. The Members of ParliamentContinue Reading…

Naveen seeks asks for Bhubaneswar as a Stop for Colombo-Varanasi Flight

buddha statue

CM Naveen Patnaik wrote a letter to Union Minister for Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju, seeking inclusion of Bhubaneswar as a stop for the Colombo-Varanasi flight. While welcoming the Air India flight from Colombo to Varanasi, Naveen said it would help boost the heritage and tourism and Odisha could pay a bigger role in increasingContinue Reading…

Fake Placement Tow: (SOA) Students end Hunger Strike

ITER Fake Placement Row SOA

The Siksha O’ Anusandhan (SOA) University Students, who had launched a hunger strike yesterday demanding justice in ITER fake placement row, withdrew their stir following assurance from the Vice Chancellor. The students were asked to avail options of Rs 20,000 per month Teaching Assistant job for one year or waiver of full course fee forContinue Reading…

No Illegal Cow Transportation, confirms Southern Railways

Cow Vigilantes Bhubaneswar Bajrang Dal

Contrary to the claims made by Bajrang Dal hooligans in Odisha, who created ruckus at a Railway Station in Bhubaneswar, the CCM of Southern Railways has tweeted that transportation of 20 Cows to a Dairy Farm in Meghalaya, was legal and Railways was paid Rs 2.65 lakh towards the parcel van cost. While leading TVContinue Reading…

Odisha becomes Power Surplus State: Energy Minister


New Energy Minister Prafulla Kumar Mallick has claimed that Odisha has become a power surplus State with the addition of 100 more sub-stations. He further added that electricity will be available to all by 2019. However, there are hardly any takers for Energy Minister’s statement, as the State continues to reel under severe power crisis.

Afternoon News Headlines (April 28, 2017)

Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar CRPF DG

* State Chief Food Commissioner Rangalal Jamuda visits Nagada to review the situation. * BJD forms its trade union wing – Biju Shramik Samukhya which will work towards labour welfare. * Aam Aadmi Party Odisha to gherao Bolangir Collector’s Office on May 1, demanding reopening of Deogaon Sugar Mill. * Tamil Nadu Govt clarifies thatContinue Reading…

Morning News Headlines (April 28, 2017)

Madhusudan Das

* Odisha pays tributes to Utkal Gaurab Madhusudan Das on his Birth Anniversary. * Construction work of Bhubaneswar Railway Station to be Completed by May, 2017. * BJD Youth President of Ganjam, Ranjan Palei along with other Youth leaders joins BJP in the presence of P&NG  Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. * Odisha CM launches “BANAYAN” OdishaContinue Reading…