IOC, Odisha strike deal on tax incentives for Paradip refinery

New Delhi, Aug 19 Odisha government, which had withdrawn tax incentives to the Rs 34,555-crore Paradip refinery of IOC, has agreed to restore some of the tax breaks including a Rs 700-crore per...

Aug 19, 2017 3:36 PM | Newsscroll

Teachers agitation enters third day

Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 The joint agitation of teachers demanding abolition of block grant mode of service entered third day today.The teachers and lecturers staging dharna under banner of Odisha School...

Aug 18, 2017 9:36 PM | Newsscroll

Pradhan takes up Paradip refinery tax issue with Naveen

New Delhi, Aug 18 Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today discussed with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik the issue of tax incentives for Indian Oil Corporation's (IOC) Paradip refinery in the...

Aug 18, 2017 9:02 PM | Newsscroll

Pradhan, Odisha CM hope for 'amicable' solution to IOCL-Odisha Govt. dispute

New Delhi [India], August 18 : "We are hoping for a positive outcome" that will be in favour of both the parties, said MoS for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, after meeting...

Aug 17, 2017 3:25 PM | Newsscroll

Srikant Jena demands CBI probe into mining scam in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 Senior Congress leader Srikant Jena today alleged a nexus between BJD government and mine owners caused a "scam worth over Rs two lakh crore" in Odisha and urged Prime Minister...

Aug 16, 2017 9:46 PM | Newsscroll

'Fine after nimbu pani': Odisha CM after falling sick during I - Day celebration

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], August 15 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik suddenly fell unwell while attending the Independence Day celebrations today at Mahatma Gandhi Marg. ...

Aug 14, 2017 9:05 PM | Newsscroll

Celebrations across country on 71st Independence Day

(Eds: Correcting a typo in 3rd para)New Delhi, Aug 15 Patriotic fervour gripped the nation on the 71st Independence Day today as people from across states and Union territories came together to...

Aug 15, 2017 4:19 PM | Newsscroll

Unwell in I-Day programme, Naveen hopes to free Odisha from

poverty by 2036(Eds: incorporating details of CM's programme)Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who suddenly felt unwell during the Independence Day function here because of...

Aug 15, 2017 4:16 PM | Newsscroll

Celebrations across country on 71st Independence Day

New Delhi, Aug 15 Patriotic fervour gripped the nation on the 71st Independence Day today as people from across states and Union territories came together to celebrate the occasion underlining the...

Aug 15, 2017 4:11 PM | Newsscroll

Dehydration hits Naveen during ID celebration, recovers soon

Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today suddenly felt unwell while addressing the people at the Independence Day function here, but recovered soon."The Chief Minister suddenly...

Aug 15, 2017 2:09 PM | Newsscroll