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Odisha urges Centre for GST exemption on handloom, handicrafts

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to extend GST exemption on handloom and handicraft products in the larger interest of the weavers and artisans of Odisha. With the introduction of GST, handloom fabric and...
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Two years relaxation in promotion for ASIs

Bhubaneswar: The state government has relaxed the promotion criteria for Assistant Sub Inspectors (ASIs) of police to the next level as Sub Inspectors (SIs). According to a notification issued by Home Department on Friday, "Government has relaxed the eligibility criteria...

Lightning claims nine lives in state

Bhubaneswar: Nine persons were killed while six others sustained injuries in lightning strikes at different places across the state on Friday. A youth was killed after being struck by lightning at Jalamandua under Bhandaripokhari block, while another died and three...

Govt decides to do away with block grant system

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced the state government's decision to abolish the block grant system and replace it with grant-in-aid. During a meeting with the block grant lecturers and teachers, the chief minister requested them to withdrew...

SCB reports another swine flu death, toll rises to 33

Bhubaneswar: One more swine flu death was reported from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack on Friday, taking the toll to 33 in the state this season. The deceased was a 60-year-old woman. On the other hand, 12 of...

Weavers’ body demands exemption of handloom, handicraft products from GST

Bhubaneswar: Hundreds of weavers and artisans under the banner of Odisha Shilpi Mahasangha staged a mass demonstration at Lower PMG here demanding exemption of handloom, handicraft products and raw materials from the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST). "The GST...

Man stabs son to death in Angul village

Angul: A man stabbed his son to death at Manikajodi village under Purunakota police limits in Angul district on Friday. According to reports, the duo had a heated argument over some issue. The accused, identified as Antaryami Nayak, got furious...
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Miscreants flee with Rs 9.5 lakh from car in Nuapada

Nuapada: Unidentified miscreants on Friday looted Rs 9.5 lakh from a car parked in front of a branch of State Bank of India (SBI) in Nuapada district. According to reports, contractor Koustav Sahu withdrew the money from the bank and...

Odisha-born Anita Pattanayak appointed Deputy CAG

New Delhi: Odisha-born senior bureaucrat Anita Pattanayak has been appointed Deputy Comptroller of Auditor General, said a notification issued by Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) on Thursday. She is the first Odia woman to have achieved such distinction. A...

Women vandalize liquor manufacturing units in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A group of women vandalized two liquor manufacturing units at Janardhanpur in Keonjhar district on Friday. Hundreds of people, mostly women, from nearby villages armed with lathis raided the units and destroyed several liquor bottles stored there. “The liquor units...

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Odisha Govt Announces Major Reforms In Plus II Streams; Find Out

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to bring about a series of reforms in the Plus II streams, which includes making 75 per cent...
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