Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has laid emphasis on moral education saying it shapes young minds and enables their growth as kind, compassionate and helpful persons.
A two-day executive meeting of the BJP Odisha unit will be launched at Baripada in Mayurbhanj district today.
Movement of vehicles were disrupted for hours on the NH 55 at Bali under Athagarh area in Cuttack district as a herd of elephants moved on the road this morning.
It came as sad news for animal lovers, as an elephant, which was undergoing treatment since last night in Telkoi area in Keonjhar district, died this morning.
The State Government has confirmed that two persons have died due to stroke so far in the current summer in the State.
With normalcy returning to violence-hit Bhadrak town, the Bhadrak district administration continued relaxing curfew for 14 hours in the town from 6 am till 8 pm for the 3rd day on Saturday.
In a barbaric act, Maoists mercilessly killed a villager of Koraput district suspecting him to be a police informer late on Friday night.
The cash award for the UNESCO-Kalinga Prize instituted by late Biju Patnaik for popularisation of science among the common people in the year 1951, has been enhanced to US$ 40,000.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today felicitated UNESCO Kalinga Prize-2015 winner Prof Diego Andres Golombek at the State Secretariat. The Chief Minister presented him a stole and a silver filigree memento.
Opening new avenues for tourists visiting millennium city Cuttack, the old capital of Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a 4D-SFX theatre inside the State Maritime Museum Complex located at Jobra, today. With the induction of new facility to the museum it became the first Government operated unit in the State to have such theatre after BMC Bhawani Mall at Bhubaneswar already housing a private operated 7D Rider movie theatre inside it.