As per the guidelines of the Secondary School Insurance System, each student will be required to contribute Rs 2 per annum as premium.
As Opposition criticised the hike, govt said an increase by 20 paise on domestic use will hardly hit the consumers.
CM Patnaik announced ex-gratia of Rs 1.5 lakh for each of the deceased and free treatment for the injured.
Orissa decided to make Rs 10,000 as the benchmark for identifying small depositors for reimbursing them.
Parida is in jail for killing his wife, chopping her into small pieces.
It has also pointed at a large number of vacancies for teaching staff and irrational recruitment.
A steel complex of POSCO next to the refinery couldn’t take off because of land acquisition problems.
In July 2012, Orissa govt had slapped penalty on 294 miners for extracting ore in excess of the limits set.
Mishra, who owns a host of companies, including a TV channel, allegedly defrauded investors to the tune of Rs 500 crore.
The Congress has been searching for a new face to replace OPCC president Jaydev Jena, a Dalit.
Naveen Patnaik’s personal assistant Saroj Sahu was interrogated for over one-and-half hour on Saturday over his links with the Seashore group.
The MP is believed to be close to CMD of Seashore group Prashant Das, now in CBI remand for interrogation.
M B Shah Commission in its report found that as many as 38 leaseholders of iron ore and manganese mines encroached on at least 306.33 hectare.
In the new Act, the discretionary power of a tehsildar to impose a lesser sum on homesteadless person has been withdrawn.
The interim order comes as a relief as the Centre is all set to meet next week to decide on the appointment of the next CBI director.