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PM raises Pipili gangrape to brand Naveen government anti-women

PM raises Pipili gangrape to brand Naveen government anti-women

BARIPADA: Prime Minister on Saturday raised the issue of recent acquittal of accused in alleged gangrape and murder while questioning government’s credentials on safety, security and development of women here on Saturday. On a day when Naveen chose Puri to launch interest free loan up to Rs 3 lakh for […]

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces interest free loans for women SHGs

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces interest free loans for women SHGs

BHUBANESWAR: Chief minister on Saturday announced interest-free loan up to Rs 3 lakh for the women self-help group members (SHGs), a move that would benefit around 70 lakh women associated with six lakh groups. Announcing it at the Mission Shakti convention in Puri attended by around 70,000 women, the chief […]

CM Naveen Patnaik demands train on Khurda to Balangir route

CM Naveen Patnaik demands train on Khurda to Balangir route

BHUBANESWAR: Chief minister on Friday urged the Centre to introduce a passenger train in the newly-constructed Balangir-Bhainsapalli section of the 289-km Khurda -Balangir project. The 16-km line is expected to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his proposed visit to Balangir on January 16. Naveen, in a letter […]

Day before PM Modi visit, Naveen Patnaik asks Gadkari to improve NHs in Odisha

Day before PM Modi visit, Naveen Patnaik asks Gadkari to improve NHs in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: Day before Prime Minister is scheduled to lay foundation stone for three national highway (NH) projects at Baripada, chief minister on Friday asked the Centre to improve condition of existing highway projects in . In a letter to Union highways minister , the chief minister said is suffering a […]

MLAs meet Naveen over HC bench demand in W Odisha

MLAs meet Naveen over HC bench demand in W Odisha

BHUBANESWAR/CUTTACK: Amid mounting protests over the demand to establish permanent bench of Orissa high court in western region, a group of legislators, cutting across party lines, met chief minister at his residence here on Friday. They sought Naveen’s intervention. Informing about the meeting, Jharsuguda Congress legislator Naba Das said, “The […]

Naveen Patnaik demands more trains on Khurda-Balangir line

Naveen Patnaik demands more trains on Khurda-Balangir line

BHUBANESWAR: Chief minister on Friday urged the Centre to introduce a passenger train on the newly-constructed Balangir-Bhainsapalli section of the 289-km Khurda -Balangir project. The 16-km line is expected to be inaugurated by Prime Minister during his proposed visit to on January 16. Naveen, in a letter to Union railways […]

Odisha clears investment proposals worth Rs 1177 crore

Odisha clears investment proposals worth Rs 1177 crore

BHUBANESWAR: The state level single window clearance authority (SLSWCA) led by chief secretary A P Padhi on Friday cleared investment proposals worth Rs 1177 crore, which will create employment opportunities for 6031 people. The approved projects were from various sectors including sanitary ware, food processing, hospitality, electronics manufacturing, IT services […]

Govt to launch scheme to promote self employment among transgenders

Govt to launch scheme to promote self employment among transgenders

BHUBANESWAR: The social security and empowerment of persons with disabilities department has decided to collaborate with different financial institutions, mainly banks, to help provide self to people in the state. The department has decided to promote self employment of transgender persons through bank financing with low interest. Deputy secretary of […]

Naveen Patnaik writes to railway minister for more projects in Mayurbhanj

Naveen Patnaik writes to railway minister for more projects in Mayurbhanj

BHUBANESWAR: Chief minister on Friday urged railway minister to sanction railway projects in tribal-dominated . Naveen, in a letter to Goyal, said railways has not invested much to expand the pre-independence rail network that was existing in the then princely state of Mayurbhanj. Stating that the district, a treasure trove […]

Skilled-in-Odisha fast emerging as a global brand: Naveen Patnaik

Skilled-in-Odisha fast emerging as a global brand: Naveen Patnaik

BHUBANESWAR: Chief minister on Friday said the state government’s focused approach on and vocational training has made Odisha a leader in skill training in the country. Felicitating the winners of India Skills 2018, the national level skills competition, here at a special function, the chief minister said ‘Skilled-in-Odisha’ state’s skill […]