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Odisha CM writes to Arun Jaitley on crop loans

Bhubaneswar,November 20: ‎ Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik writes a letter to Union 

Finance minister Arun Jaitely not to hike interest rate on crop loans. 

In a letter to Union Finance Minister, CM Patnaik demands not to hike interest rate on short-term as well as mid-term crop loans. CM asks for 3% incentive to mid-term crop loanee on repayment of loan on time. 

Odisha to set up Capital Region Transport Service

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Saturday decided to set up Capital Region TransportService (CRTS) to provide bus service to people in Cuttack, Bhuba...

By-poll: BJD topples BJP in Baleswar ZP seat

Baleswar: In the by-election for the Baleswar Zilla Parishad Zone-26 member post held on Friday, the BJD registered an impressive victory trouncing it...

Phulbani still coldest place in Odisha

Phulbani in Kandahmal district continued to remain as the coldest place in Odisha with the mercury level remaining at 3.5 degrees Celsius on Saturday....

12 commercial high-rises fail fire-safety tests in Cuttack

Cuttack: After inspecting fire safety measures at shopping malls and hotels in Puri, Bhubaneswar and other major towns in the State, the Fire Services...