26-27.01.20 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Padam shri Awardee Damayanti Beshra Literature and Education Utsav Charan Das Art Mitrabhanu Gountia Art Manmohan Mahapatra Art Binapani Mohanty Literature and Education Radhammohan & Ms. Others-Agriculture Batakrushna Sahoo Others-Animal Anti-Satellite (ASAT) missile capability displayed to the world as the ASAT weapon, Mission Shakthi developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) On … Read more

25.01.20 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Khurda–Bolangir project The Khurda Road–Bolangir line is a rail line between Khurda Road Junction and Balangir which is under construction. It will connect Nayagarh, Phulbani, Boudh, Sonepur and Balangir which are economically backward district in the state. International Coronavirus- Emergency in China Coronavirus is an umbrella term for viruses that cause illness ranging from … Read more

02.01.20 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha acquires 15 acres for Puri heritage corridor in 4 months Odisha’s ambitious Jagannath Temple heritage corridor has been put on the fast track, with the state government having acquired 15 acres of land – of which 12.5 acres were privately held – in a record four months. Many have attributed this to … Read more

01.01.20 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Former parliamentarian Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deo passed away The former parliamentarian Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deo passed away on 10 January 2020. He died due to prolonged illness. He was 76 years old. In 2017, the Odisha government announced that it would bear all expenses of his treatment. Narayan Deo was born on 6 March 1943. He had represented the … Read more

31.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha approved Rs.8,000 crore for Hindalcos new alumina refinery unit   Odisha’s High-Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) approved a new greenfield alumina refinery unit. The project was proposed by Aditya Birla Group-owned Hindalco Industries. This will be Hindalco’s second alumina refining complex in Odisha after the Utkal Alumina refining project, also in the Rayagada district.     The estimated cost of … Read more

29-30.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA The 8th edition of Odisha MSME International Trade Fair began   The 8th edition of Odisha Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) International Trade Fair 2020 began in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It was inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated. The trade fair is being organized by the MSME department of the state through Directorate of Export Promotion … Read more

28.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA CCEA approves strategic disinvestment of 49.78 per cent equity shareholding of MMTC The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, CCEA has given in-principle approval for the sale of equity held by four Central Public Sector Enterprises and two-state PSUs in Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited-NINL. It has approved strategic disinvestment of 49.78 per cent equity shareholding … Read more

27.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha records 2 per cent growth in gross GST collection in December   Odisha has registered a marginal 2 per cent growth in terms of collection of the goods and services tax (GST) in December 2019 as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. According to official data released by the Union ministry … Read more

26.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha to open help desks in Kerala, Gujarat for migrant labourers The state government will open two more help desks in Kerala and Gujarat for the benefit of migrant labourers working there. It will give necessary assistance and protection to the labourers of Odisha working in these states. These help desks will assist the migrant labourers if they face any … Read more

25.12.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Bhubaneswar to host 1st edition of Khelo India University Games The first edition of Khelo India University Games is scheduled to be held at the KIIT University in Bhubaneswar from February 22nd to March 1st. Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the logo and jersey of Khelo … Read more

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