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Modi government to take up 31 Bills during Monsoon session beginning Monday

NEW DELHI: As many as 31 Bills, including two related to finance, six on Ordinances are likely to be taken up by the Narendra Modi government (Centre) during the Monsoon Session of Parliament that will commence from Monday while the Opposition has demanded discussions on a host of issues including the Covid-19 situation and threat […]

Odisha announces Rs 92.37 crore financial assistance for Kendu workers

NEW DELHI: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced financial assistance of Rs 92.37 crore for the welfare of kendu leaf pluckers and other workers associated with it. The chief minister made the announcement while reviewing the welfare of the people, mostly tribals, engaged in kendu leaf activities on Monday. Of the total amount, Rs […]

Coal scam case: Special court to pronounce sentence of former Union Minister Dilip Ray, others on October 26

NEW DELHI: A special CBI court in Delhi on Wednesday reserved its order on the sentencing of former union minister Dilip Ray and others in a coal scam case pertaining to the alleged irregularities in the allocation of a Jharkhand coal block in 1999. Special Judge Bharat Parashar, who is hearing the coal scam cases, […]

Naveen Patnaik launches 12 projects worth Rs 8,796 crore in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched 12 industrial projects, including eight Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and four large units in sectors ranging from health care, renewable energy, steel, IT, cement manufacturing to food processing. These industrial units with a combined investment of Rs 8,796.61 crore will generate employment opportunities for […]

Be large-hearted, give credit to central schemes instead of hijacking them: JP Nadda tells Naveen Patnaik

BHUBANESWAR: BJP President J P Nadda on Saturday said Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik should be “large-hearted” to give credit to the Centre for its welfare schemes, which were being “hijacked” by the BJD government in the state. Nadda said he has received reports of the state government inserting its logo on central schemes like […]

Odisha launches 27 projects worth Rs 8,939 crore

NEW DELHI: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday launched 27 industrial projects, involving a total investment of around Rs 8,939 crore. The projects are expected to create employement opportunities for about 12,142 people. Patnaik inaugurated five projects and performed groundbreaking of 22 other units across different sectors through a video conference from Kharvel Bhawan […]

Odisha Chief Minister launches 22 projects worth Rs 4,461 crore

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched 22 new projects, involving a total investment of Rs 4,461.42 crore. The projects are expected to create employment opportunities for 9451 people. “I congratulate all the companies concerned on this achievement and assure everyone for complete facilitation support from the state government,” Patnaik said. He said […]

Naveen Patnaik takes oath as Odisha Chief Minister for 5th consecutive term

BHUBANESWAR: Naveen Patnaik, who led his Biju Janata Dal to a landslide victory in the Assembly elections, took oath as the chief minister of Odisha for a record fifth consecutive term on Wednesday. Patnaik was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Ganeshi Lal at the Idco Exhibition Ground here. Twenty newly elected […]

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