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  • 8 rape, 4 murder cases reported in Odisha every day in 2020

    8 rape, 4 murder cases reported in Odisha every day in 2020

    Around 18 incidents of Maoist encounters were reported in 2020-21.

    March 26, 2021
  • Dismal progress in skill mapping of migrant returnees

    Dismal progress in skill mapping of migrant returnees

    The government, despite the much-touted claim of upgrading the skills of migrants to create employability scope in the State, has managed to identify less than two percent of total migrant returnees for skill mapping.

    March 16, 2021
  • BJD puts paddy non-procurement ball in centre’s court

    BJD puts paddy non-procurement ball in centre’s court

    A delegation of BJD MPs met Union Food and Civil Supplies Minister Piyush Goyal at Delhi and raised the issue submitting the major problems faced by the state in terms of paddy procurement.

    March 16, 2021
  • Odisha to have 1,000 vaccination sites

    Odisha to have 1,000 vaccination sites

    A total of 3,48,309 people aged 60 years and above have been inoculated till date while 18,046 people of over 45 years of age with comorbidities have so far received the vaccine jabs.

    March 16, 2021
  • Sarangi bats for cooperatives in fisheries sector

    Sarangi bats for cooperatives in fisheries sector

    A programme was jointly organised by Laxmanrao Inamdar National Academy for Cooperative Research and Development (LINAC), NCDC and Department of Fisheries, Ministry of FAHD, at Chandipur.

    March 15, 2021
  • 71 new Covid cases, 3.5 lakh inoculated in Odisha

    71 new Covid cases, 3.5 lakh inoculated in Odisha

    A total of 86,21,715 sample tests have been conducted in the state so far including 23,173 on Saturday. Odisha has reported a 3.92% positivity rate while 96.08% samples have tested negative for COVID-19.

    March 15, 2021
  • Abide by Covid guidelines to avert lockdown: Odisha CM

    Abide by Covid guidelines to avert lockdown: Odisha CM

    Due to strict adherence to COVID 19 guidelines, the number of positive cases in Odisha has been contained to below 100 per day. The Chief Minister credited the people at large for the present situation and said even the World Health Organisation had appreciated Odisha's success in dealing with the virus.

    March 15, 2021
  • Olive ridley turtles return to Odisha beach for nesting

    Olive ridley turtles return to Odisha beach for nesting

    To ensure the safety of turtle eggs, 600 metre net barricade has been installed along the casiruanna forest cover, that is lying close to nesting ground. Wildlife staffs are on the round-the-clock vigil to keep the predators like jackals, hyena and wild dogs at bay.

    March 12, 2021
  • Third phase Covid-19 vaccination yet to pick up pace in Odisha

    Third phase Covid-19 vaccination yet to pick up pace in Odisha

    A total of 2,25,365 senior citizens above the age of sixty years have received the COVID-19 vaccine dose till Tuesday after the commencement of third phase vaccination drive on 1st March in Odisha.

    March 11, 2021
  • Industrial clusters for downstream metal sector soon

    Industrial clusters for downstream metal sector soon

    IDCO has planned to take up development of three new metal downstream clusters at strategic locations of Angul, Jharsuguda and Kalinga Nagar, providing end-to-end facilities.

    March 11, 2021
  • Odisha govt has failed to win the hearts of Kotia people – OPCC chief

    Odisha govt has failed to win the hearts of Kotia people – OPCC chief

    Niranjan Patnaik was on a visit to Phatusineri , Phagunsineri , Madkar and Kotia today to know more about the issue of interstate border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.

    March 11, 2021
  • Odisha CM inaugurates Lower Indra project in drought prone Nuapada

    Odisha CM inaugurates Lower Indra project in drought prone Nuapada

    The CM said Rs 220 crore mega lift irrigation projects will be completed by the end of this year which will irrigate around 18000 hectares of agricultural land.

    March 11, 2021
  • Odisha forest fires: Centre to send expert panel

    Odisha forest fires: Centre to send expert panel

    A memorandum seeking Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar's personal intervention in containment of fire in Similipal National Park and other forests in the state was submitted by a delegation.

    March 10, 2021
  • Mission Shakti has transformed rural economy: Odisha CM

    Mission Shakti has transformed rural economy: Odisha CM

    Naveen Patnaik launched new portals, Mission Shakti Website, Mobile Apps and a Special Portal on Bank Linkage along with an IEC package to abolish witch hunting through a video conference.

    March 9, 2021
  • Odisha Women achievers honoured

    Odisha Women achievers honoured

    Manasi, Swagatika and Pramila were among 14 brave women who were decorated as ‘Women Achievers of Odisha’ (WAO) at a program organised jointly by a local media house on the eve of the International Women’s Day.

    March 8, 2021
  • Dharmendra Pradhan stresses on port based economic growth

    Dharmendra Pradhan stresses on port based economic growth

    Pradhan informed that Rs 300 crore has been sanctioned by the government for developing a dedicated economic corridor from Paradip to Barbil. The riverine port project, the Haridaspur – Paradip railway line, the petroleum and gas grid will also usher in investment and job opportunities in a big way, he said.

    March 4, 2021
  • Odisha battles to douse blaze in Similipal National Park

    Odisha battles to douse blaze in Similipal National Park

    Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today reviewed the situation and was briefed by additional chief secretary Mona Sharma that the fire is under control. SOP has been issued and DFOs are furnishing daily updates to the district collector.

    March 4, 2021