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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates reviews programmes in Maa Mangala Basti in Bhubaneswar

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Wednesday reviewed various programmes undertaken in Maa Mangala Basti Odisha's capital city Bhubaneshwar in collaboration with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Naveen Patnaik tops list of most popular CM in India, Yogi Aditynath ranks second

New Delhi/IBNS: Odisha's Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has topped the list of most popular chief ministers in India with a remarkable rating of 52.7 percent, according to a recent survey aimed at gauging the acceptability of the leaders. 

Odisha: Naveen Patnaik asks partymen to counter Opposition's 'misinformation campaign'

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Biju Janata Dal Supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday asked party workers to counter the opposition's misinformation campaign against BJD.

A day after quitting, Naveen Patnaik's ex-secy gets new role in Odisha government

Bhubaneswar/UNI: A day after V K Pandian, Secretary to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, took Voluntary Retirement from Service (VRS), he was appointed the Chairman 5T (Transformational Initiative) and Nabin Odisha with the rank of a Cabinet Minister on Tuesday.

In huge setback for AAP, Naveen Patnaik's BJP pledges support to Centre on Delhi services bill

New Delhi/IBNS: In a setback for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal's has pledged support to the Centre over the Delhi services bill.

Former UK PM Tony Blair meets CM Naveen Patnaik, discusses economic development of Odisha

Former UK PM Tony Blair on Wednesday met Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik and discussed the issue of economic development and growth of the East Indian state.

JP Nadda slams Naveen Patnaik for allowing bureaucrat to rule Odisha

Bhawanipatna/UNI: BJP national president JP Nadda on Friday came down heavily on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for handing over the state to rule by a bureaucrat.

Naveen Patnaik announces free bus services to Kolkata

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday announced free bus services to Kolkata in view of the disruption of normal train service caused by the Bahanaga train tragedy.

Naveen Patnaik's party to attend new Parliament's inauguration amid Oppositions' boycott plan

New Delhi/IBNS: Naveen Patnaik's Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will attend the inauguration of the new Parliament building by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday- the first of non-NDA parties to do so.

Naveen Patnaik meets PM Modi, rules out alliance with opposition parties for 2024 elections

New Delhi/IBNS: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday ruled out the possibility of forming an alliance with the opposition in the 2024 national election, announcing that his Biju Janata Dal (BJD) party will contest alone.

Mamata Banerjee meets Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneswar, calls for 'upholding spirit of democracy'

Bhubaneswar/Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday held a "courtesy meeting" with her Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik here amid the former's renewed push for a third front in national politics staying aloof from the Congress party.

Mamata Banerjee to meet Naveen Patnaik in Odisha today amid third front talks

Bhubaneswar/Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Thursday hold a "courtesy meeting" with her Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik here amid the former's renewed push for a third front in national politics.

Reduction of funds in MGNREGS, food security, procurement in the budget will hit poor people: Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said the reduction of funds for MGNREGS, food security, and procurement in the budget will hit the poor people.

All chief ministers will be invited to Men's Hockey World Cup: Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar/UNI: All the Chief Ministers of the country will be invited to watch the 2023 Men’s World Cup Hockey, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Thursday.

Puri: IDCO team visits proposed area for Sri Jagannath International Airport

Puri/UNI: A three-member team from the Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) on Wednesday visited the proposed Sri Jagannath greenfield international airport in the Giral village area located alongside the Puri-Brahmagiri road.