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Crops over 1.8 lakh hectares damaged by pests: SRC

Bhubaneswar: Crops over 1,78,937 hectares of agricultural land in 20 blocks, 19 urban local bodies of nine districts have been affected due to pest attack in the state, revealed Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) report on crop loss on Sunday. According to...

Govt issues ultimatum to agitating anganwadi workers

Bhubaneswar: Two days after announcing a 50% hike in the honorarium of anganwadi workers, the state government on Thursday toughened its stand against the faction continuing with the indefinite strike and asked them resume service by Friday evening. ...
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Supply Of CNG To Be Launched In Bhubaneswar Today

Bhubaneswar: Marking another significant milestone in the spread of the Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga in Odisha, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will launch supply of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and CNG-run scooters in Bhubaneswar and lay the foundation stones for...
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Odisha govt to appoint 320 lecturers in degree colleges soon

Bhubanewar: The Odisha government has decided to appoint 320 lecturers in the degree colleges across the state soon. The state higher education department has written a letter in this regard. According to the letter, these lecturers will be recruited in the pay scale of...

CM Blames Centre For Not Sanctioning Central Forces To State

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday blamed the Centre for not sanctioning central forces to tackle Maoism in the state. "The people of Odisha do not support violent activities and the LWE (left wing extremism) cadre have no local base. Our problem is...
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Odisha Inks MoU With Germany-Based Bank For Urban Infrastructure Projects

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Tuesday signed a MoU with Germany-based KFW Development Bank for urban infrastructure development projects. The MoU was signed in presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who said, “Odisha Urban Infrastructure Development Fund has taken up sustainable urban infrastructure projects having positive...

Odisha tops DMF collection till Sept-end: Minister

Bhubaneswar: With total fund collection touching Rs 3,433.66 crore by September-end, Odisha has topped among all states in the country in terms of collection and utilisation of funds under the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) mandated under the amended Mines...
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Vigilance Arrests Athamalik Technical Assistant For Accepting Bribe

Athamallik: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday arrested a technical assistant of Athamalik block in Odisha's Angul district on charges of accepting bribe. The arrested person was identified as Narayan Swain. Officers of the anti-corruption department conducted raid at the block office after receiving a complaint from one...
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Create Awareness Among Farmers To Protect Crops: Minister To Collectors

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the rain forecast in state from December 7, Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty on Monday asked the collectors of 18 districts to advise the farmers to shift their harvested crops to safer places to avoid loss. Chairing an emergency meeting here, the...

Govt announces drought package for crop loss during kharif season

Bhubaneswar: The state government on Wednesday announced drought package for crop loss due to natural calamities in Odisha. As per the package, agriculture input subsidy will be provided to small and marginal farmers, who have sustained a crop loss of...
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