Chief Minister meets Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar in New Delhi The Odisha government on Wednesday urged the Centre to take effective measures to realise the unsaturated agricultural potential of the State and to make the second green revolution a success in the eastern region of the country.

The demands of the State with regard to agriculture were taken up before Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in New Delhi.

BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday requested the Centre to clear several pending projects in the irrigation sector in view of their significance for the tribal and backward regio

BHUBANESWAR: A joint official team from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) and the Power Finance Corporation (PFC) will visit the State next week scouting for sites for establishment of two mo

BHUBANESWAR: Balasore district is all set to lay the course for achieving increased agricultural productivity and consequent income enhancement for the farmers.

At least 40 villagers undergo treatment.

Come New Year and the bird poachers are all set to earn a fast buck out of selling migratory birds.

BHADRAK: After a devastating flood, the spectre of drought looms large over Bhadrak district with paddy crops in thousands of acres being damaged for want of water.

The Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) on Wednesday organised mock tsunami drills at cyclone shelters of six coastal districts.

Basanti Sethi, 65, sits amid the ruins of her mudhouse-cum-paan shop and rummages through a smelly earthen pot.

BHUBANESWAR/JAJPUR: With flood situation in four North Orissa districts remaining grim, the State Government on Saturday started air-dropping of food packets as 992 villages continued to be maroone

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