When Sahara backed out from sponsoring the national men’s and women’s hockey teams, it was the Odisha government led by Patnaik that decided to sponsor both for the next five years. At that time, many expressed surprise over this move.
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A first for Odisha, the blue flag tag, awarded by Copenhagen-based Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), was received by Puri’s Golden beach on October 11 last year.
On September 10, Nitish Kumar had spoken to Patnaik over telephone on the issue.
Describing him as an illustrious son of India, Patnaik said the late Congress veteran had vast knowledge of all issues and was insightful, prudent and balanced in his approach to life.
The Chief Minister also said that Odisha has got vast tribal pockets which are in virtually inaccessible areas, far away from the urban centres in the state.
Patnaik made the announcement while reviewing the Covid-19 situation in Khordha and Cuttack districts.
Naveen Patnaik nominated Muna Khan, Subash Singh, Sujit Kumar and Mamata Mahanta for the four Rajya Sabha seats.
Anupriya Madhumita Lakra will fulfill her lifelong ambition of becoming a pilot when she joins Indigo Airlines as a co-pilot later this month.
The newly elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government has decided upon the names who will form the Odisha Cabinet under the leadership of Naveen Patnaik
Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will field Sanat Kumar Gadtia against Odisha Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik in the Bijepur seat in the upcoming Assembly polls. The Central Election Committee of the BJP on Monday night announced the name of veteran politician Gadtia for the seat. Gadtia,[Read More…]
“KALIA scheme will prove to be a milestone in Odisha’s economy. The scheme will help farmers improve their agricultural activities as well as their livelihood. No one can stop the Kalia Jatra in Odisha,” Patnaik said at a meeting attended by farmers in Puri. The Chief Minister rolled out the[Read More…]
Bhubaneswar, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday once again wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding Special Category Status (SCS) for the coastal state. In a letter to Modi, Patnaik said with Odisha facing historical neglect by successive Central governments, as well as frequent natural calamities, the government has[Read More…]
Bhubaneswar, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said his party will not be a part of Mahagathabandhan, a grand alliance of opposition parties. He also said that the party will continue to remain equidistant from both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the[Read More…]
Biju Janata Dal will not participate in the Mahagathbandhan, revealed Odisha Chief Minister and party chief Naveen Patnaik. While interacting with the media, Patnaik said, “the party will continue to remain equidistant from both BJP & Congress.” Earlier in the election of the Deputy Speaker of Rajya Sabha, the BJD along[Read More…]
New Delhi, BJD leader and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said he wanted more time to decide on joining ‘Mahagathbandhan’, the grand alliance of opposition parties, ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. “As far as Mahagathbandhan is concerned, we will take some time and think it over,” he[Read More…]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the results in five states clearly show the mood of the nation. “I congratulate the Congress, the TRS and MNF for their electoral victory. This shows the mood of the nation,” the Chief Minister told reporters. He said the Centre’s neglect[Read More…]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday released Men’s Hockey World Cup anthem composed by renowned music director and composer A.R. Rahman and penned by veteran lyricist Gulzar. The Chief Minister released the hockey sports anthem ‘Jai Hind’ in the presence of Rahman in the state capital. The music[Read More…]
Bhubaneswar: The cyclone Titli which created a massive destruction in coastal Odisha is yet to get back to normalcy. It has been over a month and villagers of worst affected the Gnajam districts are waiting for the restoration of their normal life. The memories of the disaster are still fresh[Read More…]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has requested the Central government to conduct an inquiry regarding the replacement of artistic stone carvings at Konark Sun Temple with plain stones. He also asked the Centre to advise the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to take appropriate steps immediately for the preservation[Read More…]
Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) is ready to initiate the underground garbage bin facility soon in the city. The whole arrangement is equipped with semi-underground dustbins located on the roadside to store wet and dry garbage in Ganjam district. The whole scheme priced around Rs 5 crore, the project will start[Read More…]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday rushed a team of rescuers after local media reported that 12 persons, including five children, lost their lives while four others were missing due to a landslide in Gajapati district. The incident occurred in Barghara village under Gangabada panchayat under Rayagada block when the[Read More…]
Bhubaneswar: Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday took a jibe at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleging that he is not letting people of the state avail benefits of the Central schemes. At the two-day extended executive meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here, she said the Biju[Read More…]
In the Panchayat elections held in 2017 in Odisha, the BJP has improved it’s tally by a whopping 850 per cent as compared with the 2012 elections. With a failing Congress, the Hindutva party hopes to unseat the four term chief minister Naveen Patnaik and do a Tripura in the assembly elections to[Read More…]
How did a man, spending his early days on Delhi’s cocktail circuit, defy stereotypes to script an enviable success story that has few parallels in the history of modern Indian politics? What led Naveen Patnaik, who had nothing to do with politics for the first fifty years of his life, become[Read More…]
The ruling BJD in Odisha revealed its stand on the no-confidence motion against the NDA-led Centre on the floor of the Parliament. In the last 14 years, Odisha has witnessed both a NDA and a UPA regimes have done injustice to the people of Odisha, said The Biju Janata Dal[Read More…]