Sunstroke has claimed ten lives in the state this summer.
In separate letters to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Civil Aviation Minister A Gajapathi Raju, Patnaik has requested to provide Visa on Arrival facility and a stop in Bhubaneswar of Air India’s Colombo-Varanasi flight.
Eight heat-related deaths have been reported in Odisha so far this summer.
Odisha Finance Minister SB Behera said that the Odisha Goods and Service Tax Bill, 2017 will ensure simplification of tax administration, while the Odisha Value Addeed Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2017 would allow the state to impose VAT on only on six items.
Businessman Mahimananda Mishra was booked earlier this year in the 2013 bomb blast case in which an advocate was injured.
A 13-month-old tiger cub at the famous Nandankanan Zoo in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, was named Baahubali!
“We doubt if the elections will be free and fair with the local police on election duty because we feel it will favour the ruling party,” said BJP’s Odisha unit Secretary and spokesperson Golak Mohapatra.
Lok Sabha informed that concerns were raised by governments of Odhisa and Chattisgarh with regard to design flood and back water calculations of the Polavaram project.
The nests were sighted by wildlife enumerators of the forest department.
The temple holds significance for the people of Odisha as Maa Budhi Thakurani is regarded as the deity of Silk City
Remnants of a Parvati temple were discovered in the process of renovating the Bateswar temple. A temple priest said some idols were also discovered inside this temple.
This was PM Modi’s fourth trip to Odisha in the last two years
When a bus plunged into a gorge wiping out nearly an entire jatra troupe in Odisha, it was a reminder of the lives on the road the state’s 100-odd such groups lead. Photographs: CHANDRA SEKHAR SAHOO
Health Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak had recently told the Assembly that 2.12 lakh people were found to be suffering from leprosy in the state since 2001.
Class X results declared on May 2, standing fifth among the state’s 30 districts.