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Odisha Cabinet nod to 8 proposals; VAT waiver on pulses extended till June 30

Bhubaneswar: OdishaCabinet nod to 8 proposals; VAT waiver on pulses extended till June 30, amendments to start-up policy cleared . Cabinet, which met under chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, decided to allocate a five-acre land to the Omfed at Barang, on the city outskirts to set up a milk processing plant with daily production capacity of 5 lakh litres. It was also decided to provide 3.5 acres of land free of cost for setting up of an IT park at Rourkela.

Amendment to the Startup Policy 2016 put forth by the MSME Department was also approved by the Cabinet. From now the Startups will get incentives on an individual basis. The amendment is expected to boost the MSME sector in the State, said sources.

BSF jawans help postnatal woman in Malkangiri

Malkangiri:  The exemplary humanitarian service by the jawans of Border Security Force (BSF) in the Maoist prone remote areas of Malkangiri distr...

Youth's throat-slit body found in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:  A youth was found dead in a house at Unit-4 under Kharavela Nagar PS here. His throat was allegedly slit with a sharp weapon which ...

Congress banks on workers for wooing voters: Pranay

Bijepur:The Congress stands on its ideology and policies and is banking on its own registered workers, who know basic problems of Bijuepur, said Congr...

Fire mishap in Rourkela pvt hospital; newborn critical

Rourkela: A six-day-old infant became critical as a fire spread in the Nursery Department of a private hospital in Rourkela Civil Township last night....