Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Odisha's revenue generation till September grows 8.10%

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Odisha's revenue augmentation shows an upward trend by end of September in fiscal 2019-20, marking a growth rate of around 8.10 per cent over the corresponding period of last fiscal year, a senior official said on Tuesday.... read..

IIT student dies after 'falling' from hostel roof in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
A student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Bhubaneswar died after allegedly falling from the hostel roof, police said on Tuesday.... read..

Gangwar says no to ESIC medical college in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Santosh Gangwar, Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment, here on Tuesday, rejected the Odisha government's proposal for establishment of an Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) medical college.... read..

Odisha approves Rs 3,208 cr to make Puri heritage city

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The Odisha cabinet on Monday approved Rs 3,208 crore under the ABADHA scheme to make Puri a world-class heritage city.... read..

Athawale urges people to opt for inter-caste marriage to end casteism

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 22, 2019 10:41:35 PM IST
Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday urged the people to opt for inter-caste marriages to "end casteism".... read..

Odisha: Nandankanan Zoo gets 3 female Nile crocodiles, 8 yellow anacondas

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 22, 2019 11:41:44 PM IST
The Nandankanan Zoo on Tuesday got three female Nile crocodiles and eight yellow anacondas including four females.... read..

Chit fund firm MD arrested for duping investors in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch has arrested the managing director of a chit fund firm on charges of duping investors of over Rs 5 crore, police said on Tuesday.... read..

72% voter turnout in Bijepur bypoll in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2019 10:50:53 AM IST
By-election to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha's Bargarh district recorded a voter turnout of 72 per cent on Monday.... read..

Odisha: State Govt approves Rs 3,208 crore for Puri to develop as world-class heritage city

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 22, 2019 3:11:38 AM IST
Odisha cabinet on Monday approved projects worth Rs 3,208 crore under "Augmentation of Basic Amenities and Development of Heritage and Architecture" (ABADHA) scheme for Puri to develop as World-class Heritage city.... read..

25.7% voting 11 a.m. in Odisha's Bijepur Assembly bypoll

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
About 25.7 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 11 a.m. on Monday for the Bijepur Assembly bypoll in Odisha's Bargarh district, said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sushil Kumar Lohani.... read..

Voting begins for Bijepur bypoll in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST
The voting has begun for the bypoll to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha's Bargarh district on Monday.... read..

Indian midfielders more comfortable on ball now: Vinit Rai

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Odisha FC midfielder Vinit Rai feels Indian players are now more comfortable on the ball and the credit goes to the Indian Super League (ISL) for bringing in top quality coaches.... read..

To give boost to terracotta artisans, 'Mruttika-2019' exhibition organised in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 20, 2019 9:41:33 AM IST
Aiming to provide a platform for marketing of the products of the clusters and individual artisans, a terracotta craft exhibition, 'Mruttika-2019' was inaugurated in Bhubaneswar.... read..

Odisha Speaker asks ex-MLAs to vacate quarters

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Giving an ultimatum to former legislators, Odisha Assembly Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro on Saturday directed them to vacate their government quarters within three days.... read..

Odisha: 'Khadi Bazar' inaugurated in Bhubaneswar, over 50 sellers offer variety of products

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 20, 2019 6:11:33 AM IST
Khadi Bazar, a national-level Khadi exhibition was inaugurated on Friday at Bhubaneswar to offer a wide variety of handloom and Khadi products from different parts of the country.... read..

Odisha: Implementation of 5T charter, Mo Sarkar to reflect in appraisal report of govt employees

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 19, 2019 4:11:30 AM IST
The Odisha Government has decided to reflect the implementation of 5T charter and "Mo Sarkar" initiative in the Annual Performance Appraisal Report (PAR) of different categories of Government employees, as per official notification.... read..

BJP, BJD in verbal duel ahead of Bijepur bypolls

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Bharatiya Janata Party entered into a verbal duel with the campaign for the by-poll to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha's Bargarh district reaching the last lap.... read..

Odisha to have standard operating procedures for `golden hour' management of accident victims

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 19, 2019 10:41:33 PM IST
In a move to improve care of accident victims, Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Saturday issued directions to strengthen management of "golden hour" with Standard Operating procedure (SOP) for first 48 hours of free treatment by hospitals.... read..

Physically, we can compete with any team in the world: Rani Rampal

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 18, 2019 10:41:42 PM IST
Ahead of the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers, Indian women Hockey captain Rani Rampal said they have improved a lot over the last two-three years and physically, they can compete with any team in the world.... read..

Team showing consistency in run up to Olympic qualifiers: Reid

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 11:50:53 AM IST
The Indian men's hockey team has been in fine form lately, winning the FIH Men's Series Finals Bhubaneswar 2019 in June, the Tokyo Olympics 2020 Test Event in August, and then winning all five of their matches against World Champions Belgium and World No.... read..

Indian hockey team is in good consistency, says coach Graham Reid

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 18, 2019 1:41:43 PM IST
Ahead of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers against Russia, coach Graham Reid believes that the Indian hockey team is performing consistently as they maintained the cent per cent winning record in their Belgium tour.... read..

RSS' Bhaiyaji Joshi bats for countrywide NRC, common civil code

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 18, 2019 11:41:34 PM IST
Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) Sarkaryavah Suresh (Bhaiyaji) Joshi on Friday said the enumeration of National Register of Citizens should be carried out countrywide. He also batted for a common civil code.... read..

50 arrested for trafficking labourers in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
As many as 50 agents and middlemen have been arrested for allegedly trafficking labourers in three districts of Odisha, a police officer said on Friday.... read..

Mining operations continue to remain affected in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Mining operations continued to remain paralysed at Talcher Coalfield of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) in Odisha, an official said on Thursday.... read..

We should not underestimate Russia, says Manpreet Singh ahead of Olympic Qualifiers

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 18, 2019 11:11:43 PM IST
India hockey team captain Manpreet Singh said that they should not underestimate Russia as both the teams are gearing up to compete in the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers.... read..

Campaign gains momentum for Bijepur bypoll in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 11:50:53 AM IST
The campaign for the bypoll to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha's Bargarh district has gained momentum with the three major political parties leaving no stone unturned to woo the voters.... read..

Odisha: Sign language interpreters at police stations for hearing-impaired, mute people

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 18, 2019 5:11:33 AM IST
In a first, Odisha Government will empanel sign language interpreters at the police stations to assist people with hearing and speaking disabilities.... read..

Expecting Ayodhya verdict would go in favour of Hindus: RSS

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Friday said it was expecting the Supreme Court verdict in the Ayodhya case would go in the favour of Hindus.... read..

Odisha: Made in India robots to serve food at this Bhubaneswar restaurant

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 17, 2019 5:11:32 AM IST
Eating out is no more just about trying different types of cuisines but it's an overall experience made up by a great ambience, courteous servers and delicious food.... read..

Odisha CM announces new medical college in Phulbani

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced the setting up of a medical college and hospital in Phulbani in the state's Kandhamal district.... read..

Odisha CM not to celebrate birthday over cyclone Fani

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday that he will not celebrate his birthday on Wednesday in view of cyclone Fani that caused massive damage in the state in May this year.... read..

Former Odisha Minister Damodar Rout quits BJP

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 16, 2019 2:11:35 PM IST
Senior leader and former Odisha Minister Damodar Rout on Wednesday resigned from Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), accusing the party of sidelining and ignoring him.... read..

Ram Temple not political issue, but matter of faith of entire Hindu society: senior RSS leader Vaidya

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 16, 2019 2:11:38 PM IST
RSS joint general secretary Manmohan Vaidya on Wednesday said that Ram temple is not a political issue instead it is a topic connected to the faith of the entire Hindu society.... read..

Birthday wishes pour in as Naveen turns 74

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Birthday greetings poured in for Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Union ministers, his party colleagues and opposition leaders as he turns 74 on Wednesday.... read..

Senior Odisha BJP leader Damodar Rout quits party

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Senior Odisha BJP leader Damodar Rout on Wednesday resigned from the primary membership of the party alleging that he was ignored in the policy making process of the party.... read..

Odisha plans to expand 'Mo Sarkar' initaitive to all department by March 2020

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 16, 2019 11:11:35 PM IST
After getting a positive feedback in the first phase of 'Mo Sarkar' citizen empowerment initiative, the state government is planning to expand its flagship programme in all the departments by March 2020.... read..

RSS work is expanding consistently across nation: Manmohan Vaidya

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 16, 2019 10:41:35 PM IST
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's (RSS) work is continuously expanding across the nation due to hard work of its 'swayamsevaks', has said its joint general secretary Manmohan Vaidya.... read..

Acute coal shortage affects NALCO's smelter plant operations

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 16, 2019 6:41:40 PM IST
Short supply of coal has severely impacted the production of National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO), the 'navratna' central public sector enterprise said on Wednesday.... read..
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