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Odisha fixes COVID-19 test at Rs 2,200 in private labs

Odisha fixes COVID-19 test at Rs 2,200 in private labs

🕔06:34, 4.Jul 2020

Bhubaneswar, July 4  The Odisha government on Friday fixed the maximum price for RT-PCR Covid-19 test at Rs 2,200 in private laboratories. “After careful consideration, the government is pleased to fix the maximum price for RT-PCR Covid-19 test by ICMR

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Power minister reviews restoration of Power infrastructure post AMPHAN via Video conferencing

Power minister reviews restoration of Power infrastructure post AMPHAN via Video conferencing

🕔07:10, 26.May 2020

R. K. Singh, the Union Minister of Power, reviewed the progress of restoration of power systems post AMPHAN cyclone in WB and Odisha with Additional Chief Secretary Power, WB; Principal Secretary, Power, Odisha; CMDs of various DISCOMS; Secretary Power, GoI;

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Modi to visit Bengal, Odisha to take stock of cyclone devastation

Modi to visit Bengal, Odisha to take stock of cyclone devastation

🕔07:40, 22.May 2020

New Delhi, May 22  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit West Bengal and Odisha on Friday to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Amphan which has wreaked havoc in these two states. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday

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Odisha records 11% growth in GST collection

Odisha records 11% growth in GST collection

🕔10:10, 4.Mar 2020

Bhubaneswar, March 4  Odisha has recorded a growth of 11 per cent in the collection of gross Goods and Services Tax (GST) during the period from April 2019 to February 2020, a statement said on Tuesday. The state has made

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Rains likely in Delhi-NCR, Odisha over the weekend

Rains likely in Delhi-NCR, Odisha over the weekend

🕔12:11, 23.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 23  Rains are likely across Delhi-NCR over the weekend and heavy showers are predicted in Odisha, Kerala and Karnataka the next 48 hours owing to the movement of a cyclonic development over the Bay of Bengal, the

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Pradhan seeks independent trains connecting Kalahandi with Odisha capital

Pradhan seeks independent trains connecting Kalahandi with Odisha capital

🕔18:59, 19.Jul 2019

Bhubaneswar, July 19  Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to run two independent trains — Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur and Bhubaneswar-Junagarh — for the convenience of the people in Odisha’s Kalahandi. In a letter released

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Cyclon Fani to make landfall in Odisha on May 3

Cyclon Fani to make landfall in Odisha on May 3

🕔06:45, 2.May 2019

New Delhi, May 2  Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ is expected to make landfall in Odisha on May 3 afternoon with wind speeds ranging up to 180 km per hour causing heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of the state, the India

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Through sand sculpture, artist urges people to vote

Through sand sculpture, artist urges people to vote

🕔16:28, 11.Apr 2019

New Delhi, April 11  Using art to raise voter awareness, Odisha-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Thursday created a sand art sculpture ‘Your Vote, Your Future’, urging people to cast their vote as the first phase of parliamentary elections got

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PM to visit Jharkhand, Odisha on January 5

PM to visit Jharkhand, Odisha on January 5

🕔20:08, 4.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 4  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting two states, Jharkhand and Odisha, on January 5, said an official statement by PMO on Friday. In Jharkhand, PM will unveil a plaque to mark foundation-laying for revival of

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Centre approves Rs 1,292 cr assistance to Odisha, Tripura

Centre approves Rs 1,292 cr assistance to Odisha, Tripura

🕔11:09, 18.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 18 The Central government on Monday approved additional assistance of Rs 1,292.22 crore to Odisha and Tripura considering the loss both the states faced during natural calamities this year. A high level committee chaired by Union Home Minister

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ITC to invest Rs 550 crore in Odisha for food processing

ITC to invest Rs 550 crore in Odisha for food processing

🕔13:30, 13.Nov 2018

Bhubaneswar, Nov 13  Diversified conglomerate ITC would invest Rs 550 crore at its food processing plant in Odisha’s Khurda district over next 2-3 years while Britannia Industries would pumped in Rs 60 crore of investments at its existing facility in

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Odisha approves investment plans worth Rs 25,845 crore

Odisha approves investment plans worth Rs 25,845 crore

🕔09:57, 5.Nov 2018

Bhubaneswar, Nov 5 The Odisha government on Saturday approved six proposals to set up large manufacturing units in the state at an investment of Rs 25,845 crore. These manufacturing units will create 13,700 jobs across Odisha. The High Level Clearance Authority

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Cyclone Titli: Nearly 3 lakh people evacuated in Odisha

Cyclone Titli: Nearly 3 lakh people evacuated in Odisha

🕔10:20, 11.Oct 2018

Bhubaneswar, Oct 11 As many as 3 lakh people have been evacuated in Odisha on Wednesday in view of severe cyclonic storm Titli, which is likely to hit the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast on Thursday morning. The people have been evacuated

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Cyclone alert issued for Odisha, Andhra Pradesh

Cyclone alert issued for Odisha, Andhra Pradesh

🕔15:12, 20.Sep 2018

Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued a cyclone alert for Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. The IMD in a statement said a depression over west-central and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into

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Odisha focuses in on eco-tourism, aims to get 23 mn tourists by 2021

Odisha focuses in on eco-tourism, aims to get 23 mn tourists by 2021

🕔13:05, 17.Jul 2018

Bhubaneswar, July 17 Odisha, a state with exotic beaches, vibrant wildlife and a radiant heritage and history, is working towards building a robust tourism infrastructure with special focus on eco-tourism as it eyes 23 million domestic and foreign visitors by 2021,

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Odisha’s apprehensions over 15th Finance Commission baseless: Pradhan

Odisha’s apprehensions over 15th Finance Commission baseless: Pradhan

🕔10:21, 16.Apr 2018

Bhubaneswar, April 16  Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said Odisha should not be apprehensive of the performance-oriented parameters set by the 15th Finance Commission. Pradhan said states performing better in achieving population stabilisation will get more benefits from

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Odisha seeks Korean investment for Paradip PCPIR

Odisha seeks Korean investment for Paradip PCPIR

🕔20:00, 27.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 27  The Odisha government has invited Korean companies to invest in the Petroleum Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) at Paradip, an official said on Tuesday. The official said it is an ideal destination for companies in

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6 states to tell SC they abide by Godavari water award

6 states to tell SC they abide by Godavari water award

🕔13:41, 15.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 15 The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Odisha, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh to file an affidavit stating they are bound by the 1980 Godavari River Water Tribunal Award in terms of the Interstate River Water

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Pradhan lays foundation stone for Dhamra-Angul gas pipeline

Pradhan lays foundation stone for Dhamra-Angul gas pipeline

🕔09:50, 18.Dec 2017

Bhubaneswar, Dec 18 Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday laid the foundation stone for new Dhamra-Angul gas pipeline and Bhubaneshwar-Cuttack-Paradip natural gas spurline in Odisha. The foundation stone was laid at Haripur in Jajpur district. Pradhan said that

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Odisha to get Rs 70,000 cr revenue from coal block auction

Odisha to get Rs 70,000 cr revenue from coal block auction

🕔10:45, 3.Dec 2016

Bhubaneswar, Dec 3 Union Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said that Odisha will get Rs 70,000 crore as 12 coal blocks in the state have already been allocated. “Odisha will generate revenue of Rs 70,000 crore from 12 of its

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