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Ex-Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena Appointed BJD State General Secretary

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik today appointed senior party leader and former Mayor of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation  Ananta Narayan Jena as the State General Secretary of Biju Janata Dal.

Apart from the new post, Jena has also been given additional charge of Observer for Bhubaneswar organisational district and Patna Assembly Constituency in Keonjhar district.Meanwhile, the BJD supremo has cancelled the suspension order of the former chairman of Paradip Municipality, Govinda Tarai, informed BJD state secretary Bijay Naik, in a press note.

Thunderstorm and rainfall alert for 9 Odisha dists

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here issued thunderstorm and rainfall alert for nine districts of Odisha till ...

Ganja consignment seized from Badambadi, two held

Cuttack: Excise sleuths have seized a ganja consignment from Badambadi Bus Stand in Cuttack and arrested two persons involved in illegal trade on Satu...

BJD's first parliamentary party meeting held

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal's first parliamentary party meeting was held on Sunday at the residence of Odisha Chief Minister (Naveen Niwas) in Bhuban...

18 hurt as bus hits roadside tree on NH 56

Sonepur: At least 18 persons received injuries after the bus they were travelling dashed into a roadside tree near Basudevpali on NH-56 (Khurda-Bolang...