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Odisha government to spend Rs 89.5 crore Hockey World League and Men's World Cup

Odisha government to spend Rs 89.5 crore Hockey World League and Men's World Cup

It was also decided that the sitting capacity of the Kalinga Stadium would be increased to 15,000 from the present capacity of 5,000.

Odisha seeks tribunal to resolve Mahanadi water issue

Odisha seeks tribunal to resolve Mahanadi water issue

Odisha also urged the union ministry to direct the Chhattisgarh government to stop construction of barrages over the Mahanadi river with immediate effect.

Odisha sets up committee to implement 7th pay panel recos

Around four lakh state government employees and over three lakh pensioners would benefit from the move.

Odisha government orders probe against tainted BJD MLAs

The Odisha government on Tuesday ordered a vigilance inquiry against four Biju Janata Dal MLAs who allegedly demanded money to facilitate setting up of industries in their assembly constituencies.

Heat wave continues to grip India; Odisha's Titlagarh records highest at 48.5 deg C

Heat wave continues to grip India; Odisha's Titlagarh records highest at 48.5 deg C

The Odisha government has confirmed four deaths due to sun stroke; however, reports said the death toll in the state due to heatwave has risen to 88.

FAOTA stir: Odisha to procure commodities via national e-mktg

Hours before traders stopped import of food items including pulses from other states demanding withdrawal of VAT on food items, the Odisha government on Thursday decided to procure commodities through national e-marketing.

Opposition preparing to attack Odisha government during budget session

The budget session of the Odisha assembly -- beginning on March 15 -- is expected to see the opposition Congress and the BJP raising issues like irregularities in distribution of ration cards and the alleged nexus of ruling BJD leaders with criminals.

Kandhamal riots report submitted to Odisha government

The Justice AS Naidu Commission of Inquiry, set up by the Odisha government to probe the 2008 Kandhamal riots, presented its report to the state government on Tuesday.

Odisha govt engages WTI to prepare wildlife management plan

In a bid to reduce animal deaths in the hands of humans and restore their lost habitats, Odisha government has engaged Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) to prepare a comprehensive wildlife management plan for the state, officials said today.

Odisha to have super specialty heart hospital in Jharsuguda

 The Odisha government on Saturday gave in principle approval to the setting up of a super specialty cardiac care hospital in Jharsuguda district in public private partnership (PPP) model.

Anti-defection law now for Zilla Parishad members in Odisha

The Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved the proposal in this regard.

BJP sit-in demanding action to check farmers' suicide in Odisha

BJP state unit president K V Singhdeo accused the ruling BJD of holding farmers' rally at Sohela in drought-hit Bargarh.

Odisha aims to reach global standards in disaster mgmt: Naveen Patnaik

Attempting to reach global standards in the disaster management, the Odisha government today said it will use space technology for tackling calamities in the state.

Stop hijacking central schemes, BJP to Odisha government

Bhubaneswar, Oct 4 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday hit out at the Odisha government for trying to hijack the National Food Security Act (NFSA), a central scheme aimed at providing subsidised food grains to people.

Odisha to provide 50 more work days for drought-hit under MGNREGA

Odisha to provide 50 more work days for drought-hit under MGNREGA

The Odisha Government has decided to increase the work days from 150 to 200 in drought-affected areas under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).

Odisha to nudge Centre on Posco issue

The decision in this regard was taken at a high level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnik and attended by Steel and Mines Mminister Prafulla Kumar Mallick.

Odisha to set up 150 new cold storages in 4 years

It was decided to increase farm output every year using advanced methods of cultivation, which currently stands at nine lakh tonnes of vegetables from 5,000 hectares of land.

Odisha governemnt responsible for Posco uncertainty: Pradhan

The iron ore mines for the project was sent just three days before the new MMDR Act came into being, by then it was clear that mines would be allocated through auction route following modifications in the law.

Posco, SAIL in talks for setting up a steel plant: Govt

"SAIL and Posco recently discussed possible collaboration opportunities including setting up of an integrated steel plant," Minister of Steel and Mines Narendra Singh Tomar told Lok Sabha in a written reply.

Centre rejects Odisha's request, for auction route for Posco

The Centre has rejected the Odisha government's request to consider its recommendation of granting prospecting license (PL) over Khandadhar iron ore reserve in favour of Posco India which proposed to set up a Rs 52,000 crore steel facility near Paradip.