100 airports to be developed by 2024 under UDAN scheme

New Delhi: The government has planned to develop 100 airports by 2024 under the Regional Connectivity scheme (RCS)-Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) infrastructure scheme. Upgradation and modernization of airports is a continuous process and is undertaken by Airports Authority of India (AAI) and other airport operators from time to time depending on the availability […] The post 100 airports to be developed by 2024 under UDAN scheme appeared first on Dinalipi .

7 Feb 2023 12:29 am
PM Modi lauds HAL’s new factory, unveils light Utility helicopter

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday dedicated HAL’s new helicopter factory to the nation during a function at Gubbi near Tumakuru district in Karnataka. Speaking on the occasion, he hailed HAL’s efforts in strengthening ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in the defence sector by building India’s largest helicopter factory. “From drone manufacturing to building Tejas fighter, naval carrier […] The post PM Modi lauds HAL’s new factory, unveils light Utility helicopter appeared first

7 Feb 2023 12:15 am
Odisha likely to experience hotter February this year

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is likely to experience a hotter February this year with average temperature set to rise by a few degrees. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the state is likely to experience a rise in the day temperature in February. Several parts of the state are likely to record above normal maximum temperature […] The post Odisha likely to experience hotter February this year appeared first on Dinalipi .

6 Feb 2023 11:56 pm
Dharmapada award for 2022 conferred on Odisha painter Bansidhar Pratihari

Bhubaneswar: The prestigious Dharmapada Award for 2022 was conferred on Odisha’s eminent painter Bansidhar Pratihari on Monday. Minister of State for Tourism, Odia Language, Literature & Culture, Excise Ashwini Kumar Patra presented the award to 94-year-old Pratihari at a function in Bhubaneswar. The award of the Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi under the Culture department includes […] The post Dharmapada award for 2022 conferred on Odisha painter Bansidhar Pratihari appeared first on Dinalipi .

6 Feb 2023 11:51 pm
India to send NDRF rescue teams, relief material to earthquake-hit Turkey

New Delhi: The Indian government will immediately dispatch search and rescue teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), medical teams and relief material to earthquake-hit Turkey. Two massive earthquakes hit southern Turkey within hours on Monday, killing around 1,300 people in Turkey and Syria besides injuring thousands. Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s instruction to offer […] The post India to send NDRF rescue teams, relief material to earthquake-hit Turkey appeared first o

6 Feb 2023 11:30 pm
5 new Supreme Court judges take oath

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud administered the oath of office to the five judges – Justices Pankaj Mithal, Sanjay Karol, PV Sanjay Kumar, Ahsanuddin Amanullah and Manoj Misra – on Monday. Three among them – Justice Mithal, Justice Karol and Justice Kumar – served as chief justices of high courts of Rajasthan, […] The post 5 new Supreme Court judges take oath appeared first on Dinalipi .

6 Feb 2023 11:23 pm
Sans govt assistance, this divyang athlete from Odisha turns adversities into opportunities

Bhubaneswar: History is replete with personalities of the ilk of Helen Keller who fought all odds and emerged winners. This story is one such winner from Jajpur district. He was then just started learning to walk. The happiness of his parents and other family members knew no bounds. Hardly did they know that their happiness […] The post Sans govt assistance, this divyang athlete from Odisha turns adversities into opportunities appeared first on Dinalipi .

6 Feb 2023 12:50 am
Centre bans over 200 Chinese apps

New Delhi: Following constant complaints against Chinese loan and betting apps, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has started the process of banning 138 betting apps and 94 lending apps that had Chinese links, on the instructions of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). According to the information, MeitY was recently instructed […] The post Centre bans over 200 Chinese apps appeared first on Dinalipi .

6 Feb 2023 12:34 am
BJD rebuffs BJP’s criticism on law & order in Odisha as ‘hilarious’

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD and opposition BJP on Sunday targeted each other over the murder of Odisha minister Naba Kishore Das by a policeman. Soon after Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan raised questions on the transparency in the ongoing investigation into the case, BJD MP Sasmit Patra pointed out that BJP-ruled states have failed to […] The post BJD rebuffs BJP’s criticism on law & order in Odisha as ‘hilarious’ appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Feb 2023 11:29 pm
Odisha Govt sanctions over Rs.3.5 crore for 15 educational institutions under Mo College

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Mo College Abhijan Parichalana Sangathan (MCAPS) has approved a matching grant of more than Rs 3.5 crore to 15 educational institutions recently. According to a press release of the Sangathan, a total amount of Rs 3,60,34,554 matching grant has been approved for various developmental projects of 15 educational institutions including 2 universities and […] The post Odisha Govt sanctions over Rs.3.5 crore for 15 educational institutions under Mo College appeared first on

5 Feb 2023 11:18 pm
Legendary singer Vani Jairam, who lent voice to many Odia songs, no more

Chennai: Award-winning legendary playback singer Vani Jairam, who had won the state award from Odisha having lent her voice to several songs in Odia, passed away on Saturday. She was 78. Her name was announced for Padma Bhushan – the third-highest civilian award in the country – recently. The renowned singer died at her house […] The post Legendary singer Vani Jairam, who lent voice to many Odia songs, no more appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Feb 2023 1:01 pm
Ex-cricketer Vinod Kambli booked for assaulting wife

Mumbai: Former Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli has landed in a soup once again with his wife Andrea Hewitt accusing him of harassing and assaulting her in a Bandra (West) apartment under the influence of alcohol, the PTI reported on Sunday. He has been booked by Mumbai Police under Sections 504 (insult) and 324 (willful infliction […] The post Ex-cricketer Vinod Kambli booked for assaulting wife appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Feb 2023 12:53 pm
Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf passes away in Dubai

Dubai: Former President of Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf (Retd) passed away after prolonged illness at a hospital in Dubai on Sunday, Pakistan’s Geo News reported. He was 79. The military ruler left for Dubai in March 2016 for medical treatment and had not returned since. He was diagnosed with Amyloidosis, a rare disease that occurs […] The post Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf passes away in Dubai appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Feb 2023 12:44 pm
‘Jagannath Bharasa’: Dharmendra corners Govt over ‘lawlessness’ in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday lashed out at the Odisha government over apparent lawlessness in the state which saw a policeman pulling the trigger on Health Minister Naba Das in broad daylight. “How would you explain a cop using his service revolver to shoot a cabinet minister from close range?” he asked. […] The post ‘Jagannath Bharasa’: Dharmendra corners Govt over ‘lawlessness’ in Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Feb 2023 12:35 pm
Odisha fixes timeline for UG final semester, final year exam results

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Higher Education Department (DHE) on Friday announced the timeline for the publication of Under Graduate (UG) final semester/ final year examination (2022-23) results. In a letter to the vice-chancellors of all state public universities and principals of colleges, the DHE has stated that the result of UG final semester and year-end examinations […] The post Odisha fixes timeline for UG final semester, final year exam results appeared first on Dinalipi .

4 Feb 2023 1:40 am
Odisha LoP gives up security, says no faith in police

Bhubaneswar: Leader of Opposition in Odisha Jaynarayan Mishra gave up his personal security officer (PSO) on Friday, claiming that he has lost faith in the police force following the murder of state minister Naba Kishore Das in the presence of security personnel. This came a day after he sought central security for Gopal Das, who […] The post Odisha LoP gives up security, says no faith in police appeared first on Dinalipi .

4 Feb 2023 1:32 am
Naveen launches development projects worth Rs.1600 cr for Koraput, graces platinum jubilee celebrations of Vikram Deb College

Jeypore: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched development projects worth Rs 1600 crore and graced the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of Vikram Deb Autonomous College here on Friday. It is worth noting that yesterday the Chief Minister announced the upgradation of Vikramdev College into university status. Today, the Chief Minister mentioned the announcement to the students in […] The post Naveen launches development projects worth Rs.1600 cr for Koraput, graces platinum jubilee celebrations of

4 Feb 2023 1:26 am
Odisha to offer free UPSC coaching to 200 aspirants this year; entrance exam on Feb 26

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to offer free coaching to 200 aspirants for the Civil Services Examinations conducted by the UPSC. “The Higher Education Department will launch a scheme to provide free coaching for UPSC Civil Services Examinations, both Prelims and Mains, with accommodation facilities for 200 aspirants,” an official said adding that the […] The post Odisha to offer free UPSC coaching to 200 aspirants this year; entrance exam on Feb 26 appeared first on Dinali

4 Feb 2023 1:17 am
Odisha gets allocation of Rs 10,012 crore for railway sector

Bhubaneswar: The Centre allocated Rs 10,012 crore in the Union Budget for the development of railway sector in Odisha. It is the highest allocation for the state so far. This time, the state has got Rs 278 crore more compared to last year’s allocation of Rs 9734 crore. “The state government had asked for Rs […] The post Odisha gets allocation of Rs 10,012 crore for railway sector appeared first on Dinalipi .

4 Feb 2023 1:07 am
Case registered against Tirtol MLA Bijaya Shankar Das after HC intervenes

Cuttack: A case has been registered against BJD MLA from Tirtol Bijaya Shankar Das at Jagatsinghpur police station on the basis of a complaint lodged by his fiancee Somalika Dash, Jagatsinghpur SDPO Ramesh Singh informed on Friday. This followed an Orissa High Court directive asking the petitioner to approach the IIC of the police station […] The post Case registered against Tirtol MLA Bijaya Shankar Das after HC intervenes appeared first on Dinalipi .

4 Feb 2023 12:57 am
Rs.31 lakh fake notes seized in Balangir, one held

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch has seized fake currency notes with a face value of Rs 31.27 lakh in Balangir’s Titlagarh and arrested the mastermind. According to an official release, the seizure was made near the main gate of bus stand park, Titlagarh, on February 1. The arrested has been […] The post Rs.31 lakh fake notes seized in Balangir, one held appeared first on Dinalipi .

4 Feb 2023 12:50 am
Khelo India Youth Games: Girls team secure gold, boys team bag bronze in Kho Kho

Madhya Pradesh: The state of Odisha continued their strong outing at the ongoing Khelo India Youth Games 2022 in Madhya Pradesh as their Girls and Boys Kho Kho teams clinched gold and bronze medals, respectively. The Girls Kho Kho team dominated the gold medal match from start to finish and produced a scintillating win by […] The post Khelo India Youth Games: Girls team secure gold, boys team bag bronze in Kho Kho appeared first on Dinalipi .

4 Feb 2023 12:41 am
CMC seals 3 hotels in drive against unhealthy food in Cuttack

Cuttack: Continuing its drive against the eateries serving unhygienic food, the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Thursday sealed 3 hotels for operating without necessary permission. According to sources, a food safety team from CMC, led by Health Officer Dr Satyabrata Mahapatra, inspected around 10 hotels between Seminary Chhak and Baropathar in Cuttack city. Of those […] The post CMC seals 3 hotels in drive against unhealthy food in Cuttack appeared first on Dinalipi .

3 Feb 2023 12:28 am
Odisha makes strong showing in Kayaking and Canoeing at Khelo India Youth Games

Madhya Pradesh: In a first of its kind, the sport of Kayaking and Canoeing was included in the Khelo India Youth Games 2022, Madhya Pradesh and the state of Odisha made a strong showing in the competition. They secured their first gold medal of the tournament as Thangsabam Diamond Meitei, Tomthilnganba Ngashepam, Irom Borish Singh […] The post Odisha makes strong showing in Kayaking and Canoeing at Khelo India Youth Games appeared first on Dinalipi .

3 Feb 2023 12:09 am
Gautam Adani explains why FPO was withdrawn: ‘Owe all my success to investors, their interest is paramount’

Mumbai: The morning after Adani Enterprises dropped a bombshell by withdrawing its fully-subscribed Rs 20,000 crore Follow-on Public Offer (FPO), Gautam Adani explained in detail the logic behind the decision of Adani Group’s flagship company. “After a fully-subscribed FPO, yesterday’s decision of its withdrawal would have surprised many. But after seeing the volatility of the […] The post Gautam Adani explains why FPO was withdrawn: ‘Owe all my success to investors, their interest is

2 Feb 2023 11:50 pm
Odisha Assembly Budget session from Feb 21, 2023-24 budget on Feb 24

Bhubaneswar: The Budget Session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly is scheduled to begin on February 21 and continue till April 6 in two phases. As per the provisional calendar of sitting, the annual Budget for 2023-24 financial year will be presented in the Assembly on February 24. Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari is slated to present […] The post Odisha Assembly Budget session from Feb 21, 2023-24 budget on Feb 24 appeared first on Dinalipi .

2 Feb 2023 11:40 pm
Jeypore’s Vikram Deb College becomes university

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved a proposal to accord university status to the famous Vikram Deb Autonomous College in Jeypore in Koraput district, one of the oldest educational institutions in the State. The Chief Minister expressed the happiness that the long standing demand of intellectuals and students of the undivided Koraput district has […] The post Jeypore’s Vikram Deb College becomes university appeared first on Dinalipi .

2 Feb 2023 11:29 pm
Dr Dillip Kumar Parida takes charge as medical superintendent of AIIMS Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Dr Dillip Kumar Parida, head of Radiation Oncology department, AIIMS Bhubaneswar, has assumed the additional charge of Medical Superintendent of the national institute. Dr Parida will be in-charge of the post till filling up of the post on regular basis or till further order, an AIIMS release stated. Dr Parida has vast experience in […] The post Dr Dillip Kumar Parida takes charge as medical superintendent of AIIMS Bhubaneswar appeared first on Dinalipi .

2 Feb 2023 11:24 pm
Union Budget 2023: People with income up to 7 lakh to pay no income tax

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday proposed to increase the tax rebate to Rs 7 lakh, which means no tax will be levied on income up to Rs 7 lakh under new regime. The earlier rebate limit was Rs.5 lakh. “The rebate under section 87A of the new income regime will be hiked […] The post Union Budget 2023: People with income up to 7 lakh to pay no income tax appeared first on Dinalipi .

2 Feb 2023 2:13 am
President Droupadi Murmu to visit Odisha next week; know her 2-day itinerary

Bhubaneswar: President Droupadi Murmu will be travelling to Odisha on a two-day trip to attend the convocation of Rama Devi Women’s University on February 10. It was the President, who had earlier evinced interest in attending the convocation of her alma mater and written to the Governor and Chancellor of Universities, Ganeshi Lal, expressing her […] The post President Droupadi Murmu to visit Odisha next week; know her 2-day itinerary appeared first on Dinalipi .

2 Feb 2023 2:08 am
Shubman’s sizzling century sets up India’s record 168-run win & T20I series triumph

Ahmedabad: Shubman Gill is on a red-hot streak. Having scored a century and a double ton in the preceding ODI series against New Zealand, the opener smashed his maiden T20 International hundred to set up a record 168-run win which gave Team India a 2-1 series triumph on Wednesday night. After Shubman’s spectacular unbeaten 126 […] The post Shubman’s sizzling century sets up India’s record 168-run win & T20I series triumph appeared first on Dinalipi .

2 Feb 2023 1:54 am
Union Budget 2023-24: Know what gets cheaper & what becomes costlier

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday presented the much-awaited last full-fledged budget of Modi 2.0 ahead of the 2024 General elections. Apart from income tax rebate, the Finance Minister’s budget speech outlined which items would get costlier and which would become cheaper. Here’s a list of products that are all set to […] The post Union Budget 2023-24: Know what gets cheaper & what becomes costlier appeared first on Dinalipi .

2 Feb 2023 1:48 am
14 dead in massive fire at multi-storey building in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad

Ranchi: At least 14 people died and several others have been injured, when a major fire broke out in a multi-storied building in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad today. Many people got trapped in the building, reports say. The exact number of people who died or suffered injuries is yet to be ascertained. The blaze erupted late in […] The post 14 dead in massive fire at multi-storey building in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad appeared first on Dinalipi .

31 Jan 2023 11:23 pm
Indian Economy to grow 6.5% next year: Economic Survey

New Delhi:Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday tabled the Economic Survey for the Financial Year 2022-23, after the President’s address, on the first day of the Union Budget Session 2023-24. The Economic Survey said that India’s economic recovery from the Covid pandemic is complete and the economy is expected to grow in the range […] The post Indian Economy to grow 6.5% next year: Economic Survey appeared first on Dinalipi .

31 Jan 2023 11:02 pm
First Bhubaneswar-Jamshedpur direct flight takes off, know fares and offers

Bhubaneswar: Domestic carrier IndiaOne Air on Tuesday launched the much-awaited direct flight service between Bhubaneswar and Jamshedpur under the UDAN scheme. Union Minister of Civil Aviation and Steel, Jyotiraditya M. Scindia along with General Dr. Vijay Kumar Singh (Rtd.) today inaugurated a flight connecting Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, and Jamshedpur. IndiaOne Air’s aircraft VT-KSS took off from […] The post First Bhubaneswar-Jamshedpur direct flight takes off, know fares and offers appeared f

31 Jan 2023 10:46 pm
Jharsuguda SP & Brajrajnagar SDPO transferred to police HQ

Bhubaneswar: Three days after Health Minister Naba Kishore Das was shot dead by an ASI in Brajrajnagar, Odisha government has transferred Jharsuguda SP Rahul Jain and Brajrajnagar SDPO Gupteswar Bhoi to State Police Headquarters in Cuttack. As per an order issued by the Home department, Jharsuguda SP Rahul Jain has been transferred and attached to […] The post Jharsuguda SP & Brajrajnagar SDPO transferred to police HQ appeared first on Dinalipi .

31 Jan 2023 8:37 pm
Vizag to be Andhra Pradesh’s new Capital

New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh is set to have a new capital. Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy announced on Tuesday that Visakhapatnam or Vizag will be the new capital of the southern state. Amaravati had been the capital since Telangana was carved out of the bigger state in June 2014. “I am here to invite you […] The post Vizag to be Andhra Pradesh’s new Capital appeared first on Dinalipi .

31 Jan 2023 8:20 pm
TPSODL GM under Vigilance lens; 3 buildings, farmhouse & 9 plots unearthed

Berhampur: Odisha Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday unearthed 3 multi-storey buildings, a flat, a farmhouse, nine plots and other assets during raids on properties belonging to General Manager (Electrical) of Tata Power Southern Odisha Distribution Limited (TPSODL) formerly known as Southco in Berhampur, Pramod Kumar Choudhury accused of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of […] The post TPSODL GM under Vigilance lens; 3 buildings, farmhouse & 9 plots unearthed appeared first on

31 Jan 2023 8:11 pm
Odisha CM approves 50 fire service posts for airports

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday approved a proposal for creation of 50 posts of fire service personnel in different ranks for four airports under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) – UDAN scheme. These airports are Jharsuguda, Utkela, Rourkela and Jeypore. Of the 50 posts, 9 each will be deployed at Utkela and […] The post Odisha CM approves 50 fire service posts for airports appeared first on Dinalipi .

31 Jan 2023 7:07 pm
Soil conservation overseer caught taking bribe by Vigilance in Kalahandi

Bhubaneswar: Anti-corruption vigilance sleuths of Odisha on Monday apprehended a Soil Conservation Overseer for allegedly taking Rs 35,000 bribe to process documents for release of payment for MGNREGA works in Kalahandi district. The accused, identified as Dhanujaya Dhoba and posted at Thuamul Rampur, had allegedly demanded Rs 35,000 from a beneficiary in order to process […] The post Soil conservation overseer caught taking bribe by Vigilance in Kalahandi appeared first on Dinalipi .

31 Jan 2023 2:13 am
25 killed, over 120 injured in suicide bomb attack at Pakistan mosque

New Delhi: Twenty-five people were killed and another 120 wounded in a blast at a mosque inside a police headquarters in Pakistan on Monday. The incident happened during afternoon prayers in the northwestern city of Peshawar near the border with Afghanistan. Rescue workers carried two dead bodies away in an ambulance. Part of the mosque […] The post 25 killed, over 120 injured in suicide bomb attack at Pakistan mosque appeared first on Dinalipi .

31 Jan 2023 2:07 am
Private broadcasters to undertake public service broadcasting for 30 minutes every day: I&B Ministry’s advisory

New Delhi: The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting on Monday issued an Advisory which requires private broadcasters to undertake public service broadcasting for 30 minutes every day. The Ministry has clarified that the relevant content embedded in the programmes being telecast can be accounted for Public Service Broadcasting. The content need not be of 30 […] The post Private broadcasters to undertake public service broadcasting for 30 minutes every day: I&B Ministry’s advisory appeared f

31 Jan 2023 2:00 am
Asaram Bapu convicted in another rape case; sentence to be announced today

Bhubaneswar: The Additional District Sessions Court at Gandhinagar in Gujarat on Monday convicted self-styled godman Asaram Bapu in a rape case of one of his woman disciples. Sessions court judge DK Soni reserved its order on the quantum of sentence for Tuesday and acquitted six other accused in the rape case including Asaram’s wife Lakshmiben […] The post Asaram Bapu convicted in another rape case; sentence to be announced today appeared first on Dinalipi .

31 Jan 2023 1:53 am
Accused ASI has confessed to Crime, says CB ADG; Govt seeks HC monitoring

Bhubaneswar: Even as Additional Director General (ADG), Crime Branch of Odisha Police Arun Bothra on Monday said ASI Gopal Das, the accused in killing of Health Minister Naba Kishore Das, has confessed to the crime, the state government requested the Orissa High Court to monitor the investigation. Speaking to media persons in Jharsuguda on the […] The post Accused ASI has confessed to Crime, says CB ADG; Govt seeks HC monitoring appeared first on Dinalipi .

31 Jan 2023 1:37 am
Odisha Minister Naba Das cremated with full state honours

Jharsuguda: Mortal remains of Odisha Health Minister Naba Kisore Das, who succumbed hours after being shot at by a cop the previous evening, were consigned to flames at Kherual in Jharsuguda on Monday with full state honours. His son, Vishal Das lighted the funeral pyre. Prior to the cremation, he was accorded a guard of […] The post Odisha Minister Naba Das cremated with full state honours appeared first on Dinalipi .

30 Jan 2023 6:52 pm
Why did ASI shoot at Naba Das? Few unanswered questions

Bhubaneswar: While accused assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of police Gopal Das has been nabbed and the Crime Branch has taken over the probe into the matter, several questions pertaining to the firing incident have remained unanswered. UNANSWERED QUESTIONS: 1) Was there any security threat to Naba Das? Were the police and intelligence officers aware of any […] The post Why did ASI shoot at Naba Das? Few unanswered questions appeared first on Dinalipi .

30 Jan 2023 1:13 am
Health Minister Naba Das shot dead by ex-security officer & accused held, 3-day State mourning declared

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Kisore Das was shot dead allegedly by an assistant sub-inspector of police (ASI) in the Western Odisha town of Brajarajnagar in Jharsuguda district on Sunday. The shooter was identified as Gopal Das, who was posted in the Gandhi Chowk police outpost of Brajarajnagar. He had earlier served […] The post Health Minister Naba Das shot dead by ex-security officer & accused held, 3-day State mourning declared appeared first on Dinalipi .

30 Jan 2023 12:48 am
Odisha Hockey WC: Comeback Kings Germany conquer Kalinga Stadium, dethrone Belgium

Bhubaneswar: For the third time in three knockout games, Germany trailed by two goals. And for the third time in three matches, Germany found a way to emerge triumphant. In the process, the comeback kings dethroned the 2018 Bhubaneswar World Cup champions Belgium to emerge champions in the 2023 edition at the same venue. Belgium […] The post Odisha Hockey WC: Comeback Kings Germany conquer Kalinga Stadium, dethrone Belgium appeared first on Dinalipi .

30 Jan 2023 12:20 am
Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi lauds milletpreneurs of Odisha

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The millet narrative in the state has caught the attention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and he lauded the women SHGs associated with Odisha Millets Mission in his first Mann Ki Baat of 2023 on Sunday. “You must have heard the word entrepreneur, but have you heard Milletpreneurs? Odisha’s Milletpreneurs are making headlines […] The post Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi lauds milletpreneurs of Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .

30 Jan 2023 12:11 am
Dharmendra seeks special Central package for tourism infra development in Dhenkanal

Bhubaneswar: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged the Centre to sanction a special package for the development of tourism infrastructure and facilities in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district. Describing tourism and hospitality as one of the hardest hit sectors due to Covid-19, Dharmendra said now it is time for unleashing massive growth in the tourism because […] The post Dharmendra seeks special Central package for tourism infra development in Dhenkanal appeared first on Dinalipi .

29 Jan 2023 11:58 pm
HC slaps Rs.50K penalty on activist for ‘frivolous petition’ against police inaction

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court called out a social activist for his ‘overenthusiasm’ and imposed a penalty of Rs.50,000 for what it called a “frivolous petition” against police inaction. Justice S K Panigrahi observed that the FIR filed by the petitioner, Biswajit Pattanaik, at Brahmagiri police station in Puri district in connection with alleged irregularities […] The post HC slaps Rs.50K penalty on activist for ‘frivolous petition’ against police inaction appeared first on Dinali

29 Jan 2023 11:54 pm
Birsa Munda Stadium in Rourkela enters Guinness World Records as largest hockey stadium

Bhubaneswar: Guinness Book of Records has officially recognised Birsa Munda Stadium in Odisha’s Rourkela as the world’s largest-seated hockey stadium. It was one of the two venues for the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup, which concluded on Sunday. VK Pandian, 5T Secretary, shared the news on his Instagram account and also a video of Chief […] The post Birsa Munda Stadium in Rourkela enters Guinness World Records as largest hockey stadium appeared first on Dinalipi .

29 Jan 2023 11:36 pm
Need to raise conviction rate with better forensic science: Amit Shah

New Delhi: Emphasising the importance of forensic science evidence, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said the government will amend Sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) and the Indian Evidence Act to strengthen the laws in an effort to raise the conviction rate. Shah, who laid the foundation […] The post Need to raise conviction rate with better forensic science: Amit Shah appeared first on Dinalipi .

28 Jan 2023 11:18 pm
Two IAF planes on training mission crash, 1 pilot dead

New Delhi: Two Indian Air Force fighter jets that had taken off from the Gwalior Air Base crashed separately at Bharatpur in Rajasthan and Morena, Madhya Pradesh, on Saturday morning, killing one pilot. Sources said there is a possibility that there was a mid-air collision between the Mirage 2000 and the Sukhoi 30 (Su-30 MKI), […] The post Two IAF planes on training mission crash, 1 pilot dead appeared first on Dinalipi .

28 Jan 2023 10:52 pm
Renowned litterateur Hussain Rabi Gandhi no more, Naveen expresses grief

Cuttack: Noted writer Hussain Rabi Gandhi passed away while undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Odisha’s Cuttack city on Saturday. He was 75. The former president of Odisha Sahitya Akademi, Hussain basically wrote in Odia language and was conferred with the Secular India Harmony Award by the former President Giani Zail Singh […] The post Renowned litterateur Hussain Rabi Gandhi no more, Naveen expresses grief appeared first on Dinalipi .

28 Jan 2023 9:09 pm
Magha Saptami: Pilgrims take holy dip at Chandrabhaga, know its significance

Konark: After a gap of almost two years due to COVID restrictions, thousands of pilgrims took a ritual bath in the holy pond at Chandrabhaga in Odisha’s Puri district and offered prayers to the Sun God on the auspicious occasion of Magha Saptami, on Saturday. On the seventh day of the first half of the […] The post Magha Saptami: Pilgrims take holy dip at Chandrabhaga, know its significance appeared first on Dinalipi .

28 Jan 2023 8:49 pm
Indian Union Budget 2023-24 on February 1

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will deliver the Union budget for 2023–24 on February 1. The Union budget for 2023–24 will be delivered electronically, much like the two previous budgets. The “Union Budget Mobile App” will provide easy access to all 14 budget documents for MPs and the general public using the most basic […] The post Indian Union Budget 2023-24 on February 1 appeared first on Dinalipi .

28 Jan 2023 8:39 pm
Budget Session: BJD MPs to raise issues of Odisha’s interests in Parliament

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik on Saturday advised party MPs to raise issues concerning the interests of Odisha in the upcoming budget session of parliament. The Chief Minister, who chaired the BJD Parliamentary party meeting held in Naveen Niwas, discussed the strategy of the party for the budget session, […] The post Budget Session: BJD MPs to raise issues of Odisha’s interests in Parliament appeared first on Dinalipi .

28 Jan 2023 7:56 pm
Low pressure to intensify into depression by Jan 31, likely to move towards Sri Lanka coast

Bhubaneswar: The low pressure area over East Equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining Southeast Bay of Bengal now lies over Southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining East Equatorial Indian Ocean. As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the associated cyclonic circulation extends up to mid-tropospheric levels. It is very likely to move gradually west-north westwards and […] The post Low pressure to intensify into depression by Jan 31, likely to move towards Sri Lanka coast appeared first on

28 Jan 2023 1:25 am
Pariksha Pe Charcha: Know what JNV Student from Konark asked PM Modi

Bhubaneswar: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday shared tips with students to overcome exam stress during the Pariksha Pe Charcha programme, Tanmay Biswal of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Konark, in Odisha’s Puri sought his guidance on eliminating cheating activities during an examination. “Some students use their creativity for ‘cheating’ in examinations but if those students […] The post Pariksha Pe Charcha: Know what JNV Student from Konark asked PM Modi appeared first on Dinali

28 Jan 2023 1:12 am
Deja Vu: Belgium shoot out Dutch at Kalinga Stadium, reach Hockey WC final again

Bhubaneswar: The European giants were facing off at Kalinga Stadium on hockey’s biggest stage for the second time in back-to-back World Cup editions. And it was dj vu for both Belgium and The Netherlands. In December 2018, Belgium trumped the Dutch 3-2 in a penalty shootout to lift the World Cup after neither team had […] The post Deja Vu: Belgium shoot out Dutch at Kalinga Stadium, reach Hockey WC final again appeared first on Dinalipi .

28 Jan 2023 1:00 am
Naveen calls upon farmers to adopt mechanised farming to boost production

Sambalpur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has called upon the farmers to adopt mechanised farming to give a boost to agriculture produce of the state and improve their economic condition. In a video message at the inaugural function of Paschim Odisha Krushi Mela 2023, the chief minister assured the farmers of the government’s commitment to development […] The post Naveen calls upon farmers to adopt mechanised farming to boost production appeared first on Dinalipi .

28 Jan 2023 12:50 am
BJD slams BJP for its ‘anti-tribal’ stance, demands ST status for 169 communities

Bhubaneswar: A month after the BJD demanded the Centre to include 169 tribals communities in the ST list of Odisha, party spokesperson-cum-senior general secretary Pradeep Majhi on Friday slammed the BJP-led government for its anti-tribal, anti-poor and anti-Odisha policies. Addressing a press meet here, the former MP said the BJD government led by Chief Minister […] The post BJD slams BJP for its ‘anti-tribal’ stance, demands ST status for 169 communities appeared first on Dinalipi .

27 Jan 2023 7:51 pm
Police rescue 2 adopted children ‘tortured’ by couple in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Police have rescued two children from alleged torture by a couple who had adopted them in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district. According to sources, 6-year-old Janaki Sahu and her 5-year-old brother Ashu Sahu belonging to Sarang village under Parjang police limits lost their mother 8-9 months back. Since then, they had to sustain themselves with assistance […] The post Police rescue 2 adopted children ‘tortured’ by couple in Dhenkanal appeared first on Dinalipi .

27 Jan 2023 7:47 pm
Former Odisha CM Giridhar Gamang & others join BRS in Hyderabad

Bhubaneswar: Former chief minister of Odisha Giridhar Gamang joined Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) in Hyderabad on Saturday. Telangana Chief Minister and BRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) welcomed him to the party at a function in the capital city. Besides Gamang, his son Shishir Gamang, former minister Jayaram Pangi, former Congress MLA of Dhenkanal Naveen […] The post Former Odisha CM Giridhar Gamang & others join BRS in Hyderabad appeared first on Dinalipi .

27 Jan 2023 7:43 pm
74th Republic Day: Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal unfurls Tricolour

Bhubaneswar: After two years of COVID restrictions, this year’s Republic Day on Thursday was celebrated across Odisha without any curbs. Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal unfurled the Tricolour at Mahatma Gandhi Marg in Odisha capital in presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. He then inspected the guard of honour. People in large numbers, including school and […] The post 74th Republic Day: Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal unfurls Tricolour appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Jan 2023 6:29 pm
Ants don’t have noses yet they can detect scent of cancer in urine: Study

New Delhi: Scientists have found that ants can detect the scent of cancer in urine. Though ants don’t have noses, they have an incredible sense of smell, thanks to the abundance of olfactory receptors on their antennae, Washington Post reported. Earlier, scientists had found that dogs can help to detect the presence of cancer cells. […] The post Ants don’t have noses yet they can detect scent of cancer in urine: Study appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Jan 2023 6:24 pm
NHRC asks Odisha Govt to strengthen healthcare facilities for women

Bhubaneswar: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Odisha government to initiate necessary steps to address alleged inadequacies in healthcare facilities for pregnant women as many posts of gynaecologists are lying vacant in state-run hospitals. The Commission issued the direction to the state Chief Secretary on a complaint filed by advocate Anup Kumar […] The post NHRC asks Odisha Govt to strengthen healthcare facilities for women appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Jan 2023 6:11 pm
AIIMS-Bhubaneswar’s shelter home to be ready by March-end

Bhubaneswar: The dharamshala (shelter home) at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, will soon be ready and is likely to be inaugurated by March. According to sources, furniture and kitchen appliances remain to be installed at the facility, which attendants can avail till a patient admitted to the hospital is discharged. The work on the shelter home began in […] The post AIIMS-Bhubaneswar’s shelter home to be ready by March-end appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Jan 2023 6:03 pm
3 hardcore maoists surrender in Malkangiri on R-Day

Malkangiri: Coinciding with the Republic Day, three hardcore Maoists including a woman, who carried Rs.1 lakh each on head, surrendered before the police in Odisha’s Malkangiri after being impressed with the development works in the district. The Maoists gave up arms in the presence of Director Intelligence Sanjeeb Panda, ADG (Ops) Amitabh Thakur, DIG SIW […] The post 3 hardcore maoists surrender in Malkangiri on R-Day appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Jan 2023 5:55 pm
JSW Steel bags awards for environmental management

Bhubaneswar: Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) Bhubaneswar Region felicitated JSW Steel (Mining Division) with multiple prestigious awards for excelling in environmental management. The company’s bagged first prize in Environmental management & monitoring for Nuagaon iron ore mines, received 2nd prize in Environmental management & monitoring for Jajang iron mines also 2nd in Environmental management & […] The post JSW Steel bags awards for environmental management appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Jan 2023 12:14 pm
Low pressure to form over southeast Bay of Bengal around January 27: IMD

Bhubaneswar: A cyclonic circulation lies over east Equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining Southeast Bay of Bengal in lower tropospheric levels, informed the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday. As per IMD, a low pressure area is likely to form under the influence of system over Southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining east Equatorial Indian Ocean […] The post Low pressure to form over southeast Bay of Bengal around January 27: IMD appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Jan 2023 1:34 am
Shri Jagannath Yatra train sets off on its inaugural voyage with 528 pilgrims

New Delhi: With the chants of ‘Jai Jagannath’, Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Wednesday flagged off the Shri Jagannath Yatra tourist train from Safdarjung station in Delhi on Wednesday. “This is a blessing of the Lords as the train will begin its inaugural voyage on the day when the sibling deities would don the […] The post Shri Jagannath Yatra train sets off on its inaugural voyage with 528 pilgrims appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Jan 2023 1:24 am
74th Republic Day: Odisha’s classical & folk dance to feature in Delhi parade

Bhubaneswar: The culture of Odisha will be showcased at the national level Republic Day parade with classical and folk dance performances in New Delhi on Thursday. According to sources, a 10-minute dance performance will be held after the Ministry of Culture’s tableau, which will include Odissi, Jhumura (Keonjhar tribal dance), and Sahi Jata Nacha (Puri) […] The post 74th Republic Day: Odisha’s classical & folk dance to feature in Delhi parade appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Jan 2023 1:18 am
On eve of 74th Republic Day, President Murmu says every Indian has reason to be proud of ‘India’s Story’

New Delhi: In her first address as India’s President on the eve of Republic Day on Wednesday, President Droupadi Murmu has said that every Indian citizen has ample reason to be proud of the achievements of the country and what the world knows as the “Indian story”. President Murmu extended greetings to the people of […] The post On eve of 74th Republic Day, President Murmu says every Indian has reason to be proud of ‘India’s Story’ appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Jan 2023 1:08 am
Ex-Odisha CM Giridhar Gamang & son quit BJP, to join BRS soon

Bhubaneswar: All set to join Bharat Rastra Samiti (BRS) along with his father after quitting BJP, former Odisha Chief Minister Giridhar Gamang’s son Shishir said the K Chandrasekhar Rao-led party will fight all 147 Assembly and 21 Lok Sabha seats in the state in next elections. Though the junior Gamang did not specify as to […] The post Ex-Odisha CM Giridhar Gamang & son quit BJP, to join BRS soon appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Jan 2023 12:57 am
4 from Odisha to be conferred Padma Shri this year

Bhubaneswar: Eminent artist and puppeteer Maguni Charan Kuanr and noted litterateur Antaryami Mishra are among the four from Odisha who will be conferred Padma Shri awards this year. Noted artist Krishna Patal and agriculturist Patayat Sahu, whom Prime Minister Narendra Modi had praised for creating medicinal plant garden, have also been selected for the prestigious […] The post 4 from Odisha to be conferred Padma Shri this year appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Jan 2023 12:50 am
Mulayam Singh, Zakir Hussain, Dilip Mahalanabis among 6 Padma Vibhushan awardees

New Delhi: President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday approved conferment of 106 Padma Awards including three duo cases for 2023. The list comprises six Padma Vibhushan, nine Padma Bhushan and 91 Padma Shri awardees. A total of 19 awardees are women and the list also includes two persons from category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI and seven Posthumous awardees. […] The post Mulayam Singh, Zakir Hussain, Dilip Mahalanabis among 6 Padma Vibhushan awardees appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Jan 2023 12:44 am
Dharmendra Pradhan’s poll plan ups political heat in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Political climate of the state has begun to heat up after Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced that he will be contesting in the next general elections. While the ruling BJD exuded confidence of forming the next government in the state for the sixth time despite Pradhan’s entry, the Congress welcomed his decision. Even […] The post Dharmendra Pradhan’s poll plan ups political heat in Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .

25 Jan 2023 12:50 am
‘Naatu Naatu’ from SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’ creates Oscars history, nominated for Best Original Song

Mumbai: Filmmaker SS Rajamouli’s period action blockbuster “RRR” on Tuesday created history with the film’s hit track “Naatu Naatu” earning an Oscar nomination in the Best Original song category. In the category, the movie was nominated alongside ‘Applause’ from ‘Tell It Like a Woman’, ‘Hold My Hand’ from ‘Top Gun: Maverick’, ‘Lift Me Up’ from […] The post ‘Naatu Naatu’ from SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’ creates Oscars history, nominated for Best Original Song

25 Jan 2023 12:35 am
Sambhab Mishra from Odisha conferred Rashtriya Bal Puraskar

Bhubaneswar: Sambhab Mishra from Odisha was conferred with the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar-2023. He received the prestigious award from President Droupadi Murmu during a programme held at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Monday evening. The 16-year-old boy from Sikharpur area in Cuttack city of Odisha was among 11 children awarded at the function […] The post Sambhab Mishra from Odisha conferred Rashtriya Bal Puraskar appeared first on Dinalipi .

25 Jan 2023 12:10 am
IIT Madras-incubated firm develops BharOS, India’s rival to android

New Delhi: With the vision of a new India envisaged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be a ‘Self-reliant India’, the Indian Institute of Technology Madras-incubated company has developed a mobile operating system ‘BharOS’ that can help India’s 100 crore cellphone subscribers. Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Ashwini Vaishnaw successfully tested the ‘BharOS’ on 24th […] The post IIT Madras-incubated firm develops BharOS, India’s rival to android appeared first on Dinalipi

24 Jan 2023 11:57 pm
Activist Sonam Wangchuk to observe five-day climate fast from January 26

New Delhi: Ladakh activist Sonam Wangchuk, who inspired the lead character in the film ‘3 Idiots’, said that he will start a five-day climate fast on January 26 to demonstrate the “power of the sun” and “sustainable carbon neutral technologies”. During his fast, he will be camping on top of the Khardungla at a height […] The post Activist Sonam Wangchuk to observe five-day climate fast from January 26 appeared first on Dinalipi .

24 Jan 2023 10:18 pm
Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hit Nepal, strong tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi: Strong tremors were felt in the national capital and the NCR region on Tuesday afternoon. Other parts of north India were also jolted in the earthquake which originated in Nepal at around 2.30 pm. The tremors lasted for almost 10-15 seconds and many people were seen rushing out of their homes and offices […] The post Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hit Nepal, strong tremors felt in Delhi-NCR appeared first on Dinalipi .

24 Jan 2023 10:05 pm
Odisha admitted loss due to massive mining scam: Aparajita Sarangi

Bhubaneswar: Alleging a massive scam in auctioned mines in Odisha, senior BJP leader and MP Aparajita Sarangi on Tuesday said the state government has already acknowledged occurrence of large scale irregularities in mining of iron ore, causing loss of thousands of crores of rupees to the exchequer. Addressing a press meet in Bhubaneswar, Sarangi said […] The post Odisha admitted loss due to massive mining scam: Aparajita Sarangi appeared first on Dinalipi .

24 Jan 2023 9:58 pm
MCL to set up ₹12K crore power plant in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Coal India arm MCL is in the process of diversifying into power generation and will set up a coal-based plant entailing an investment of about ₹12,000 crore in Odisha, its chairman-cum-managing director O. P. Singh said. Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. (MCL) also has plans to diversify into aluminium business. “We are into process of diversifying […] The post MCL to set up ₹12K crore power plant in Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .

24 Jan 2023 12:59 am
Woman kills youth to fend off rape in Baripada, arrested

Baripada: Baripada Sadar police on Sunday arrested a married woman on the charge of killing a youth who allegedly tried to rape her. The accused was identified as 36-year-old Kuni Murmu of Gunjusahi village. The deceased is 22-year-old Mangal Murmu of the same village. The incident came to light after Mangal’s decomposed body was found […] The post Woman kills youth to fend off rape in Baripada, arrested appeared first on Dinalipi .

24 Jan 2023 12:46 am
Woman held on charge of killing husband in Khurda

Bhubaneswar: Police arrested a woman on charge of killing her husband and dumping his body in a forest by stuffing it in a trolley bag in Khurda district. Police on Monday arrested deceased Manoranjan Mohapatra’s wife Milee Das, her cousin Mitu Das and their friend Bikram, said Khurda SP Siddharth Kataria. The body was recovered […] The post Woman held on charge of killing husband in Khurda appeared first on Dinalipi .

24 Jan 2023 12:36 am
Orissa HC stops salary of Angul Collector, know why

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court has directed the state government to stop payment of salary to Angul district collector and two other officers till the villagers, who lost their land for an irrigation project, are paid due compensation. Hearing a petition filed by Pramod Kumar Pradhan, a two-judge bench of the high court comprising justices […] The post Orissa HC stops salary of Angul Collector, know why appeared first on Dinalipi .

24 Jan 2023 12:23 am
11 children get Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar

New Delhi: President Smt Droupadi Murmu conferred the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2023 on 11 children at an award ceremony held in New Delhi today. Speaking on the occasion, the President said children are the invaluable assets of our country. Every effort made to build their future would shape the future of our society […] The post 11 children get Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar appeared first on Dinalipi .

23 Jan 2023 10:32 pm