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  R-day: Protocol-breaking ceremony in AP
This unprecedented change in protocol was necessitated by the absence of a full-time Governor for the state.
Orissa Governor Rameshwar Thakur, who is holding additional charge of Andhra Pradesh, could not be present in Hyderabad as he had to attend the Republic Day parade at Bhubaneshwar.
The Governors used to deliver the address in English language.
www.rediff.com /news/2007/jan/26rday4.htm   (420 words)

  Encyclopedia: Orissa
Orissa is bounded on the north by Jharkhand, on the north-east by West Bengal, on the east by the Bay of Bengal, on the south by Andhra Pradesh and on the west by Chhattisgarh.
Orissa is bounded on the north by Bihar, on the north-east by West Bengal, on the east by the Bay of Bengal, on the south by Andhra Pradesh and on the west by Chhattisgarh.
Orissa (ଓଡ଼ିଶା) is a state (The way something is with respect to its main attributes) situated in the east coast of India (A republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Orissa   (1410 words)

 BENGAL - Online Information article about BENGAL
Between Behar and Orissa lies the province of Chota Nagpur, of which a portion was given in 1905 to the Central Provinces.
In a level country like Bengal, where the soil is composed of yielding and loose materials, the courses of the rivers arc continually shifting from the wearing away of their different banks, or from the water being turned off by obstacles in its course into a different channel.
governors appointed by the Mahommedan emperors in the north.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /BEC_BER/BENGAL.html   (4953 words)

 ipedia.com: British East India Company Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Company was founded as The Governor and Company of Merchants of London Trading into the East Indies by a coterie of enterprising and influential businessmen, who obtained the Crown's charter for exclusive permission to trade in the East Indies for a period of fifteen years.
Robert Clive, the Governor General, led the Company to an astounding victory against Joseph François Dupleix, the commander of the forces in India, and recaptured Fort St George from the French.
Under this provision, the governor of Bengal Warren Hastings was promoted to the rank of Governor General, having administrative powers over all of British India.
www.ipedia.com /british_east_india_company.html   (3240 words)

 Home Page
Raj Bhavan, Puri which was called as Government House was established in the year 1913 on the golden sea beach Puri, on an area of 30.226 acres.
When Orissa was part of Bihar Province, the former Governors of Bihar-Orissa province were camping at Puri when visiting Orissa.
After formation of Orissa as a separate state on 01.04.1936, the Governors of Orissa used to stay at Government house, Cuttack and in summer times at Raj Bhavan, Puri, till early 70s.
orissagov.nic.in /rajbhavan/puri.htm   (197 words)

 Ragaculture / Cultural Perspective
That is to say, in Orissa birthdays are not as important as are "deathdays": the former may or may not be observed (and many do not observe this) but the latter are always taken seriously and observed.
The people of Orissa continue to celebrate these ancient festivals at the same times as they used to be in earlier times, without any adjustments having been made for the shifts abobementioned.
Orissa worships Krshna in many ways, the chief being in His Form as Jagannatha in the great temple at Puri, among the holiest of holy shrines for Hindus everywhere.
www.ragaculture.com /orissa.html   (13271 words)

 The Hindu : Governors' panel visits M.P.
A high-power committee of Governors today began an extensive exercise to take stock of the initiative being taken in Madhya Pradesh for the welfare of the Scheduled Tribes and deprived sections of society.
In this connection, the recent State Government orders reducing the grazing land from 5 per cent to 2 per cent would only induce the cattle owners to overgraze the forest land as animals are not likely to go hungry, it is being said in knowledgeable circles.
Experts are of the view that the Governors have an onerous task to see that the ecological balance is maintained and human needs, as far as possible, are diverted away from the forests.
www.hindu.com /2001/02/06/stories/1406212b.htm   (408 words)

 Organiser - Content
But the state government was shocked, when on May 15, the Governor returned the Bill to the government without giving her assent.
Patil said she was unable to give her assent to the Bill as the subject of the Bill was not within the jurisdiction of the state government and it was a Central subject.
The Department said the Governors of Orissa, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh had given assent to anti-conversion laws, when there was Congress governments in those states.
www.organiser.org /dynamic/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=133&page=2   (1095 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Nation
Jois was appointed governor of Jharkhand in July 2002 by the National Democratic Alliance government before being moved to Bihar in May 2003 for the remainder of his term.
Sources said a decision had been taken not to recall governors who were on the verge of completing their tenure.
The bottomline, Patil had indicated, was that the Congress-led government would change governors it did not trust to give a true picture of the situation in the states to the Centre.
www.telegraphindia.com /1041023/asp/nation/story_3917392.asp   (372 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Francis Fernandez applies it to the country from the extreme east of Chittagong to Point Palmyras in Orissa, with a coast line which Purchas estimates at 600 m., running inland for the same distance and watered by the Ganges.
All its north-eastern factories, from Balasore, on the Orissa coast, to Patna, in the heart of Bihar, belonged to the Bengal Establishment, and as British conquests crept higher up the rivers, the term came to be applied to the whole of Northern India.
It is often forgotten that the same year saw the separation from Bengal of Bihar and Orissa, which, for the first time were made independent provinces, the former with its capital at Patna, the latter administered from Cuttack.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Bengal_Presidency   (1364 words)

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We suggest that the Orissa government start a formal policy of “From mineral resources to Human resources” and require that any company using Orissa minerals should contribute to the HRD develpment of Orissa.
In the first phase the Orissa government has sanctioned hiring of 70 regular faculty at the four universities of Sambalpur University (47 positions), Sri Jagannath Sanskrit University (4 positions), North Orissa University (Baripada-13 positions) and Fakirmohan University (6 positions).
Earlier in the month there were news items in the Orissa press saying that although the 2007-08 budget has 150 crores for the AIIMS like institutions it will be mostly spent in the upgrades of exisiting medical schools and won’t be spent in the 6 new proposed AIIMS clones.
orissawatch.org   (1268 words)

 Handbook on Resettlement: A Guide to Good Practice - ADB.org
The Regulation of the Minister of State for Agrarian Affairs and National Land Agency No. 1 of 1994 on Operational Directive of the Decree 55/93 on the Acquisition of Land for the Construction in the Public Interest is the enabling regulation for implementing the Decree.
This specifies that each Provincial Governor establish a Land Acquisition Committee in each kabupaten and kotamadya to be chaired by the Bupati or Walikota.
Governors can also issue project-specific decrees with guidelines on specific procedures and entitlements for compensation and rehabilitation for people affected, as a basis for planning, implementing and monitoring resettlement according to Presidential Decree No. 55/93.
www.adb.org /Documents/Handbooks/Resettlement/appendix03.asp   (1806 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
At the Governors' conference held in July, the President had stressed that the Governors were the link between the Centre and the states and hence he was quite appreciative of some shocking insights provided by certain governors.
He wanted the Governors to play role wherever either the Centre or the States were at fault in performing their duties.
Referring to certain Governors pointing out lacuna in implementation of programmes for the welfare of SCs and STs and inadequate utilisation of the funds allotted for the purpose, the President said he would like a group of Governors better study the problem themselves instead of mere reference to the Centre or the state governments.
www.angelfire.com /in/jalnews/17102.html   (413 words)

 Down To Earth
This is the question angry and beleaguered tribals in Orissa and Jharkhand are asking, as mining companies set up shop in the midst of their land and forests, rooting to uproot them.
In 1993, the government of India began to deregulate the mining sector.
States rich in mineral wealth, such as Orissa and Jharkhand, literally took up the call to ‘open up’.
www.downtoearth.org.in /section.asp?sec_id=7&foldername=20050415   (135 words)

 OrissaMatters » Art & Culture
Look at Orissa’s Kelucharan Mohapatra, in whose perception his son and his daughter-in-law are the only true sources of education in Odissi dance, on whom students of the dance form may depend in future.
Buddha, born in Orissa’s Kapilavastu, presently known as Kapileswar, (wrongfully depicted as in Nepal) was the first scientific revolutionary to have organized the untouchables to form Samghas of their own on the basis of democratic centralism and collectively defeat caste exploitation.
Therefore, Orissa High Court should take up the matter under Article 226 of the Constitution of India and ensure that the Atrocities Act is administered against the caste supremacists of Keradagarh and there abettors in Orissa administration.
orissamatters.com /news/?cat=5&paged=1   (6952 words)

 Provinces of British India
1935) Lieutenant governors (of East Bengal and Assam) 1905 - 1906 Joseph Bampfylde Fuller (s.a.) 1906 - 1911 Lancelot Hare (b.
Governors 1 Apr 1936 - 11 Mar 1937 Sir James David Sifton (s.a.) 11 Mar 1937 - 5 Aug 1939 Sir Maurice Garnier Hallett (b.
1938) Governors 3 Jan 1921 - 21 Dec 1922 Sir Spencer Harcourt Butler (s.a.) 21 Dec 1922 - 24 Dec 1922 Sir Ludovic Charles Porter (b.
www.rulers.org /indprov.html   (6133 words)

 Utilisation of SC-ST funds under scanner
The seven-member committee of governors set up to review the performance of welfare schemes for Scheduled Castes and Tribes in the country is unhappy with the contents as well the implementation of such schemes.
Mr Alexander, along with Himachal Pradesh Governor Suraj Bhan and Kerala Governor S C Kang was here to review the implementation of the Special Component Plan (SCP), a scheme for Dalits.
The Maharashtra Governor said the study had also found that welfare schemes should differ from state to state, and sometimes even in areas within the state.
www.ambedkar.org /News/Utilisationof.htm   (789 words)

I don’t understand, why the proposed Draft Bill on Orissa RTI while referring to ‘Information’ under its Sections 2 and 3 does not at all mention Map, which is, as a matter of fact, a very critical form of information, required frequently by the people and organizations in their day-to-day business.
Needless to say, every Government servant is not only bound to observe this norm of secrecy as a matter of his duty and discipline, but also steeped in a culture of secrecy in their day-to-day transaction with public.
Simultaneously, a concerted endeavour be initiated for a suitable amendment of the Constitution for replacing the Oath of Secrecy by an Oath of Transparency and for ridding it of its numerous anomalies and inner contradictions from the perspective of a participatory, transparent, responsive and accountable governance, the call of the hour.
www.projectswarajya.com /rti/RETHINKING.htm   (4525 words)

 November 24, 1999
Senior BJP leaders are sought to be appointed as governors.
The legitimate demands of the states whether it be financial or administrative are treated in a partisan manner.
The demand that the Orissa cyclone be declared a national calamity was meant to accord the necessary priority to meet such a disaster.
cpim.org /statement/1999/1999_nov_24_cc.htm   (1899 words)

 Sundargarh Bible School - News
Persecution: The recent upsurge of persecution against Christians, in which three western missionaries working among lepers were burned alive, only 200 km from Sundargarh, has not affected the bible school, except that the work is done with greater vigilance.
However the tribal and scheduled castes, many of whom are the 'untouchables' are open to the gospel.
Currently Orissa state, which has the greatest number of temples in India, is a hotbed of Christian activity because the harvest is ripe.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/rossuk/s-news.htm   (671 words)

 How NDA pulled off Operation Decoy
Their move came after Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibtey Razi on March 2 took the controversial decision to invite Shibu Soren to form the government.
The police were searching all vehicles on the roads to the neighbouring states of Chhatisgarh in the west (ruled by a BJP government), and Orissa in the south (ruled by the NDA member Biju Janata Dal), convinced that the BJP would take the independent MLAs to a state under its control.
Sub: The Chief Minister of Orissa is Mr Naveen Pattnaik and Not Late Mr.
in.rediff.com /election/2005/mar/03decoy.htm   (1340 words)

 Upper Crust ::: India's food, wine and style magazine
He himself is from Daspalla, which now comes in Orissa, a 100 kilometres to the west of Bhubaneshwar.
Spotting the impressive gates of his palace, with the Orissa lion sitting on guard outside, I made inquiries, learnt about the Raja, and was soon ushered into his presence.
Small banquets were regularly thrown by his father, who was a good host, for the benefits of the Governors of Orissa.
www.uppercrustindia.com /15crust/fifteen/season5.htm   (1181 words)

elping the board of Governors of IIT-Bombay and other authorities of the institute in evolving goals and norms appropriate to the promotion of national culture and heritage.
roviding a platform for exchange of thoughts and ideas among the students, teachers and staff of the Institute, associated with the State of Orissa and with Oriya language.
rganising dissemination of information on the academic programmes in the Institute among the students of institutes and Universities in Orissa.
www.geocities.com /utkala_iitb   (157 words)

 President’s order removing Governors unquestionable: Govt - Deccan Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In a new twist to the controversy over the removal of Governors appointed by the previous NDA regime, the Centre has told the Supreme Court that the President had unfettered powers to order removal of governors and they could not be questioned by a court of law.
Denying that “ideological difference” were the main reason for the removal of the four Governors on July 2 last year, the Union Government said “the allegation of the petitioner that Governors were removed for their difference in ideology is apparently based on some media reports and not on facts.”
Insisting that no grounds were required to be mentioned by the President while revoking his pleasure to remove a Governor, the government said a Governor had no fundamental right to continue for five-years in office.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/jan102005/n6.asp   (466 words)

 Tehelka - The People's Paper
But there is no objection to having them, as representatives of the Centre in a big federal set up like that of our country.
But governors should be people who do not interfere in the day-to-day administration, who keep up a certain standard, who don’t utilise their mansions and funds for purposes which are not part of governance, and who maintain a certain amount of dignity in their behaviour.
The standard is falling with all types of rss or retired Congressmen as governors.
www.tehelka.com /story_main5.asp?filename=Ne082104arm_twister.asp   (1101 words)

 Index J
The new governor, Republican George Mickelson, was proud of his revolving economic development fund, financed by a temporary one-cent sales tax increase, to attract jobs and industry.
With Howard Dean of Vermont, he was the governor most supportive of the Clinton healthcare plan, and he wanted to expand Medicaid to provide universal coverage in Kentucky, with a health commission to set rates if costs exceed state-set limits.
The governor was also accused of stealing from the state pension fund, and the opposition said her officials kept files on thousands of people in the province.
www.rulers.org /indexj.html   (19267 words)

 Video Interview - Mr.M.M. Jacob - Governor of Meghalaya, Kerala
Mundakkal Mathew Jacob was born in Ramapuram, Kottayam district, Kerala State.
He was appointed Governor of Meghalaya in 1995 and again in 2000 for a second term.
It is too premature to comment since I have not received any information.
video.webindia123.com /interviews/governors/mmjacob/index.htm   (174 words)

 Governors running for president trailing
If I were an investor, I'd invest in governors, Barry C. Burden a political science professor who studies presidential campaigns at the University of Wisconsin told the Washington Times.
Former governors seeking the Republican nomination are James S. Gilmore III of Virginia, Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, Mitt Romney of Massachusetts, and Tommy G. Thompson of Wisconsin.
Two former governors, Tom Vilsack of Iowa and Sen. Evan Bayh of Indiana, both dropped out of the race, the Washington Times reported.
news.webindia123.com /news/articles/World/20070326/621253.html   (208 words)

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Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) Opposition parties in Orissa Wednesday boycotted Governor Rameswar Thakur's speech on the opening day of the budget session, demanding Speaker Maheswar Mohanty quit office over a criminal case against him.
The disruption began just as the governor began his speech at 11 a.m.
They were joined by others, including the Left parties and the Orissa Gana Parisad.
www.telugupeople.com /news/shownews.aspx?NewsID=17435&catid=8   (183 words)

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