Opinion

e-NAM benefits need to be utilized by odisha farmers

Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Secretary Shovan Kumar Pattnayak has urged the Odisha Government to bolster the National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) programme on a priority basis to help farmers in the State get remunerative prices for their produces. Dr Pattnayak, who recently visited the State and discussed the issue with the officials, extended all-out support […]

Opinion

Paddy seeds by farmers need to be Scientific

Unscientific use of single variety of paddy seeds by farmers for more than a decade is the key reason behind the large-scale destruction of standing crops by pests like brown planthopper in Odisha, the All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha (AIKMS) has said. The organisation came to the conclusion after conducting its own ground-level study. Through […]

National

India has always believed in values of integration and unity, ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ which means the entire world is one family: PM Modi at Davos

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered the keynote address at World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday. Mr. Modi, delivering his speech in Hindi, touted India’s economic successes and stressed that the nation is open for business. Highlights from the speech: “A predictable, stable, transparent, and progressive India will continue to be the good news in […]

National

the distance between Baijayant Panda & Naveen Patnaik may benefit BJP in 2019 Election

The cold war between Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Baijayant Panda, an MP from his party, the BJD, has become a matter of fanciful speculation in state politics. With just 18 months to go for elections, political circles are talking of the possibility of the emergence of new alignments and the potential of Jayant […]

Politics

Odisha registers growth in exports, takes the position to No 10 in the country

Odisha registers 114 % growth in exports, takes the position to No 10 in the country. In yet another piece of good news for the Naveen Patnaik Government, the Centre has recognised Odisha as the “Champion State” for recording the highest rate of growth in merchandise exports during 2016-17.A review of export performance of States […]