Saturday, November 18, 2017
EDITORIAL
Package politics
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced a special package for the drought-hit farmers of the State. Agriculture input subsidy would be provided to small and marginal farmers who have sustained crop loss of 33% and above at the rate of Rs 6,800 per hectare in the rain-fed areas and Rs 13,500 per hectare in areas under assured irrigation.
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CM for close watch on impact of rain over agriculture in State
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed the Agriculture Department officials to keep a close watch on the impact of the unseasonal rain, which lashed several parts of the State, on Agriculture.
Cyber forensic lab in state soon to curb crimes against women, children
In a bid to provide required help to women and children falling victims to cyber crimes, the State government is going to set up an exclusive Cyber Forensic Laboratory in Odisha.
State urges Centre to amend NDRF, SDRF assistance norms
Keeping in view the hardships farmers face due to drought and pest attack, the State government has urged the Centre to amend norms of assistance from State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) and National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).
BJP urges Guv to act against Mayurbhanj DM
State BJP today met Governor Dr SC Jamir and urged him to take action against the Mayurbhanj District Magistrate who it alleged misbehaved with the tribal members of Zilla Parishad on November 9 during a meeting of the local body.
Customs officials seize 34 gold bars at Bhubaneswar Airport
Officials of Air Intelligence Unit of Customs at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) today seized 34 gold bars from a person.
Govt to file application with GI Registry for ‘Odishara Rasagola’
Odisha will soon file an application for ‘Odishara Rasagola’ with the Geographical Indication (GI) Registry.
Rowers from State acknowledged for their contribution, success: Governor
The State government has acknowledged the contribution and success of rowers, said Governor SC Jamir at the inauguration of 38th Junior National Rowing Championship-2017 at Jagatpur on Birupa Regatta Course today.
Jaga starts playing, Balia shifted to special ward
Jaga, one of the separated conjoined twins of Kandhamal district, is gradually getting back to normalcy.
ECoR to provide wi-fi services at small stations of State
As a part of an ambitious project towards Digital India initiative by Indian Railways and aiming to provide digital connectivity in remote corners and Tribal dominated areas, free Wi-Fi services will be provided to small stations like Keonjhargarh, Paradeep and Bisam Cuttack Railway Stations by East Coast Railway.
People fear losing property to 'Mission Green Mahanadi'
Villagers living along river banks in Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts fear losing their cattle grazing fields and burial grounds to the state's new plantation drive 'Mission Green Mahanadi'.

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