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    Asian Games 2018: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces additional Rs 1.5 crore reward for Dutee Chand

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced an additional cash reward of Rs 1.5 crore for sprinter Dutee Chand for winning a silver medal in 200 meters race at 18th Asian Games in Indonesia. The Chief Minister also announced all support to her for the prepartion of Tokyo Olympics in 2020. Earlier, Naveen had announced Rs 1.5 crore for Dutee Chand when she won a silver medal in 100 meter event at the Asian

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    CM orders CB probe after four family members found dead

    Bhubaneswar; A day after four members of a family were found dead with their throats slit at a village in Puri district, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today ordered the Crime Branch of Police to probe the incident.

  • Pillar of Odisha politics Patnaik was always popular: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed his grief and condolences of the passing away of former Odisha chief minister J. B. Patnaik, and described him as a pillar of that state’s politics, and an extremely popular personality. Taking to Twitter to offer his condolences, the Prime Minister said, “ Shri J B Patnaik will be remembered as a pillar of Odisha politics, a popular leader always connected with people’s

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    PM’s intervention sought for implementation of cyclone project

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention for quick release of second instalment of this year’s central share of Rs 255 crore for implementation of World Bank backed National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project.

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    Opposition wants Odisha CM to be quizzed in coal block scam

    Bhubaneswar: Opposition parties Wednesday demanded that Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik should be quizzed for recommending that Hindalco, a company of the Aditya Birla Group, be alloted a coal block.

  • Naveen dubs Congress “corrupt”, BJP “communal”

    Bhubaneswar: Hinting that the ruling BJD might be a part of the proposed Third Front in the 2014 general elections, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today dubbed Congress “corrupt” and BJP “communal”.

  • Patnaik rules out tie up with BJP, says Third Front an option

    New Delhi: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today ruled out his party BJD having any tie up with its former ally BJP in the next general elections, and maintained that the Third Front was a “very healthy” option.

  • ‘We will have to wait and watch’: Patnaik on a Third Front

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav raising the issue of a Third Front, BJD chief and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said he is watching the situation as it develops before taking a call on it.