ODISHA
Odisha govt says no to interest-free loan to Paradip Refinery
February 24, 2017

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Feb 23: The Odisha government has withdrawn from its agreement with Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) over the interest-free loan to Paradip Refinery. The proposal to withdraw from the agreement was taken at the state Cabinet meeting yesterday, informed Finance Minister Pradip Amat in the Odisha Assembly today. The state […]

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Over 45, 000 government-run Odisha schools have no teacher per class
February 23, 2017

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Feb 23: Over 45, 000 government-run primary and upper primary schools in Odisha under the School and Mass Education Department have no teacher for each class and nearly 30, 000 schools have no classroom for each class. In a reply to a question by Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray, School and […]

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Odisha receives 28 project proposals after Make in Odisha conclave
February 23, 2017

Bhubaneswar, Feb 23: The Odisha government has received 28 proposals involving investment of Rs 18,434 crore after the ‘Make in Odisha’ Conclave held here in 2016, Industries Minister Debi Prasad Mishra said on Thursday. The projects will generate 27,565 jobs, he informed the state assembly. Of the investments, 11 projects worth Rs 2,214.44 crore have […]

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Mahanadi water dispute: MOEF officials appear before NGT
February 23, 2017

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Feb 23: Officials of Union Ministries of Environment & Forest and Water Resources today appeared before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Eastern Bench Kolkata during a hearing on Mahanadi dispute. Officials of both the departments have assured the NGT to place their contentions before it on the issue during the […]

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Two Odisha writers conferred with Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award
February 23, 2017

Odisha Sun Times Bureau New Delhi, Feb 23: Eminent novelist Paramita Satpathy and notable Santali language writer Gobinda Chandra Majhi, both hailing from Odisha, were conferred with the prestigious Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award for the year 2016 at a function in New Delhi yesterday. While Satpathy received the award for Prapti, a collection of ten novellas in Odia, […]

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