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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik convenes meeting of agriculture cabinet today

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will convene an urgent Agriculture Cabinet meeting today following the growing cases of paddy crop loss, burning of crops in the field by farmers and also rising cases of farmer suicide in the state.

Patnaik  will convene the meeting at 5:30 pm in the State Secretariat. Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout, Development Commissioner R Balakrishnan and secretaries of the concerned department are slated to attend the meeting.

According to reports, the meeting will discuss various issues relating to Agriculture and farmers including crop situation and pest attack.

DGP takes stock of railway safety measures

Bhubaneswar: A meeting on safety of rail passengers especially in Maoist-hit areas of Odisha was held at the DGP camp office here. Director General of...

Sujata Mohapatra Selected For Sangeet Natak Akademi Award

Bhubaneswar: Noted Odissi dancer Sujata Mohapatra has been selected for the coveted Sangeet Natak Akademi award (Academy Puraskar) 2017 for her outsta...

Salia Sahi residents protest drain work delay, block road

Bhubaneswar: Women residents have blocked the road at the Salia Sahi slum protesting delay in completion of the ongoing drain work in the slum.The dra...

Fire engulfs 30 houses in Kendrapada village

Kendrapada : Properties worth lakhs of rupees were burnt to ashes as a major fire engulfed 30 houses at Nalapokhari village under Rajkanika block in K...