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Dairying no more all milk and honey in Odisha!

Friday, 20 May 2016 | SANJEEV KUMAR PATRO | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Is Odisha’s milk boom going the potato doom way? Almost so, if one go by the evolving milk dynamics during the last two and a half decades in the State. When the milk sale by cooperatives during the decade 1990-91 to 2000-01 had clocked a mere 51 per cent growth to...

Backdoor entry to Govt jobs

Friday, 20 May 2016 | VIRAJ SHUKLA | CUTTACK | in Bhubaneswar

The recent judgement of the Orissa High Court staying the appointment of ad-hoc Lecturers in the Ravenshaw University brings to limelight the bane of ad-hoc appointments in the State. Of late, various Government and autonomous bodies are resorting to ad-hoc appointments on various pleas. The Ravenshaw University had advertised for 141...

Corpse gets treatment in AMRI ICU!

Friday, 20 May 2016 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

It is not the first case that a city private hospital kept a dead person in the ICU for many days to charge an exorbitant ‘treatment’ cost, thanks to the inertia of the State Government that has sat silent after providing land and other supports to private hospitals and leaving...

‘Good sleep nourishes a man like a mother’

Friday, 20 May 2016 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Academy of Yoga and Oriental Studies (AYOS) oraganised a lecture on “Importance of sleep in human life” here last week. The lecture was delivered by Dr Indulata Das and the meeting was presided over by notable Sanskrit scholar Arun Kumar Upadhyaya. Mihir Kumar Mishra welcomed the guests and the...

JICA-supported 2nd forest dev project from next year

Friday, 20 May 2016 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The State Government on Thursday decided to implement the Phase II of the Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project (OFSDP) with JICA support from the year 2017-18. A decision to this effect was taken at a high-level meeting held between State Govenment and the JICA Contact Mission Team under the chairmanship of...

Indian Oil Rural Eye Heath opened at LVPEH

Friday, 20 May 2016 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday inaugurated the Indian Oil-LVPEI Centre for Rural Eye Health (CREH) at the LV Prasad Eye Hospital premises here. The Indian Oil Corporation Ltd had provided an assistance of `2 crore, as parts of CSR contribution, to the LVPEI to establish the...

JD(U) to embark on anti-liquor drive in Odisha

Friday, 20 May 2016 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Janata Dal(U) State unit has decided to strengthen its base in Odisha and launch a massive membership campaign under the guidance of party’s national president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. JD(U) State president Chittaranjan Mohanty at a Press meet here on Thursdayalleged that the socio- economic and political situations...

Nursing students pin hopes on Health Min

Friday, 20 May 2016 | PNS | CUTTACK | in Bhubaneswar

Pinning their last hopes on the Health Minister to resolve their school impasse, the students of the SCB Nursing School here have decided to meet the Minister again on May 24. The students told reporters on Thursday that if their standoff with the school principal continues, they would resume their hospital...

Marik loses J’khand by-poll

Friday, 20 May 2016 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Former Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha candidate for Jharkhand’s Godda Assembly by-poll Sanjeev Marik lost the election, the result of which was declared on Thursday. Marik polled 18,337 votes finishing in the third position after the BJP and the RJD. Sources said the BJP’s Amit Mandal, son...

‘Idco Electronic Cluster proposal deficient’

Friday, 20 May 2016 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The proposed greenfield Electronic Manufacturing Cluster at Khordha is yet to get Central approval as the Idco is yet to submit required compliance report for the proposal. Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed this in the Rajya Sabha in response to a question of BJD member Narendra Kumar...

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If authorities do not act against the comedian who has disrespected our national icons, the MNS will deal with him.

MNS supremo | Raj Thackerary

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Actor | Randeep Hooda

Samajwadi Party's attempt to form an alliance with the RLD shows that it is not confident of coming to power again in Uttar Pradesh.

Union Minister | Niranjana Jyoti
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