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Nagada

Odisha govt to start motorcycle ambulances in Nagada in Jajpur district

Odisha government decided to introduce motorcycle ambulances in the inaccessible Nagada cluster of hamlets located on the hilltop in Jajpur district. Health minister Pratap Jena,...
inter-caste marriage

Odisha govt announces Rs 1 lakh cash incentives for inter-caste marriage

Odisha government on Thursday enhanced the cash incentive for inter-caste marriage from existing Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh. The amount would be given irrespective...
Speakout Awards

Naveen Patnaik nominated for the Best Administrator in Speakout Awards

Odisha Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik is nominated for the Best Administrator, in India, in Outlookindia magazine’s Speakout Awards. Nominated alongside are five other chief...
Nikita Gantayet

Nikita Gantayet from Odisha Crowned as Miss South Asia Canada 2017

Nikita Gantayet from Odisha Crowned as Miss South Asia Canada 2017. Mrs. South Asia Canada beauty Pageant is one of the biggest annual events...
animal safaris

Nandankanan Zoo to set up Animal Safaris and Bolster Ecotourism

Nandankanan Zoological Park plan to acquire around 600 hectares belonging to the Chandaka-Dampara sanctuary to set up animal safaris and bolster ecotourism. Nandankanan, which has...
city ride

22Bikes conducted a city ride on the 71st Independence Day

22Bikes conducted a city ride on the 71st Independence Day. The theme of the ride was to make people aware about the disposal of...
Odisha Float

Odisha Float at India Independence Day 2017 celebration at California

Odisha Float won first prize at India Independence Day at Fremont, California. Showcased the Paika Revolution, presumably the first war of India Independence against the...
employees

TCS plans to add capacity for 3,000 employees at Bhubaneswar

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) plans to add capacity for an additional 3,000 employees at its TCS Kalinga Park SEZ in Bhubaneswar. "The civil structure for...
invest

Odisha to invest Rs 150 crore for enhancing the income of...

The Odisha Government has decided to invest Rs150 crore during 2017-18 for implementation of 47 new projects in agriculture, food production and allied sectors...
property rights

Odisha govt to provide land and property rights to slum dwellers

The Odisha cabinet approved a proposal to grant land and property rights to slum dwellers in urban areas of the state. The cabinet approved the...
motorcycle ambulance service

Motorcycle Ambulance service in remote areas of Mayurbhanj district

Odisha Health Department will soon start motorcycle ambulance service in remote areas of Mayurbhanj district where 102 and 108 ambulances cannot reach due to...
Dr Swarup Ranjan Mishra

Dr Swarup Ranjan Mishra from Odisha elects to Kenyan Parliament

Dr Swarup Ranjan Mishra from Odisha scripted history recently by becoming a member of the Parliament of Kenya after winning the election. Dr Swarup Ranjan...
model degree college

Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a model degree college at Nayagarh

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a model degree college at Nayagarh through videoconference. This was one of eight model degree colleges being set up in...

President Kovind honours 4 Odia freedom fighters on Kranti Diwas

President Ramnath Kovind felicitated four Odia freedom fighters on the ocassion of Kranti Diwas at a special ‘At Home’ function in the Rashtrapati Bhavan....
women entrepreneurs

Facebook to train 25000 women entrepreneurs in Odisha

Odisha government in collaboration with social media giant Facebook would organize workshops for micro, small and medium women entrepreneurs (MSMEs) and women self-help groups...
National Crafts Competition

Prabhanjan Patra adjudged the best in the National Crafts Competition

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik felicitated Prabhanjan Patra, who was adjudged the best in the National Crafts Competition organised by Union Skill Development Ministry. Patra...