Saturday, October 19, 2019

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: 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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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 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: 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 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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

Odisha: BJP takes on CM after woman delivers baby roadside

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 15, 2019 5:11:38 PM IST
Healthcare remains a serious issue in the state, said BJP's state unit vice president Sameer Mohanty here on Tuesday while referring to the incident where a woman had to deliver her baby roadside.... read..

Odisha: White tiger 'Subhranshu' dies at Nandankanan Zoological Park

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 15, 2019 5:11:42 PM IST
Subhranshu, a white tiger of the Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP) died on Tuesday due following prolonged illness.... read..

Odisha govt announces infra support for four hospitals

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced infrastructure support for four hospitals under the 'Mo Sarkar' initiative.... read..

White male tiger Subhranshu dies at Odisha zoo

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
A five-year-old white male tiger died at the Nandankanan Zoological Park due to liver-related ailments on Tuesday, said an official.... read..

Odisha: Naveen Patnaik launches health projects worth Rs 400 crore for district hospitals

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 15, 2019 1:41:41 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced health care projects of around Rs 400 crore for district hospitals.... read..

We can't take Russia as an easy opponent: India skipper Manpreet Singh

Bhubaneswar (Odhisa) | October 14, 2019 10:11:41 PM IST
India hockey skipper Manpreet Singh on Monday said that they can not take Russia as an easy opponent in the upcoming FIH Olympic Qualifiers matches.... read..

Odisha's Gopalpur port receives its first capesize vessel

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2019 5:15:06 PM IST
Odisha's Gopalpur Port has received its first ever capesize vessel carrying 105,000 tonnes of limestone, said an official on Monday.... read..

Bhubaneswar: Bird lover converts his house into an aviary

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 13, 2019 7:41:34 PM IST
A hardcore bird lover in the city has converted his entire house into an aviary for foreign birds.... read..

Odisha medical officer suspended for dereliction of duty

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
The Odisha government on Sunday suspended Sundargarh's Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) in-charge Pankaj Patel for dereliction of duty.... read..

Indian women's team arrive in Kalinga Stadium to attend national camp

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 13, 2019 7:41:50 PM IST
As the FIH Olympic Qualifiers are inching closer, the Indian women's hockey team arrived in Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday to attend a national coaching camp which will commence from October 14.... read..

41 middlemen held for trafficking of labourers in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
As many as 41 middlemen were arrested for their alleged involvement in trafficking of labourers in Odisha, said police on Saturday.... read..

Muslims in India are 'happiest': RSS chief

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 13, 2019 11:41:33 AM IST
Asserting that the Muslims in India are the "happiest", Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) supremo Mohan Bhagwat said that people of other faiths have sought refuge in India due to the "Hindu culture".... read..

Odisha: Random surprise check at district headquarters hospitals under "Mo Sarkar" initiative

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 13, 2019 10:11:35 PM IST
The officials from Odisha government on Sunday conducted surprise check at district headquarters hospital in Puri, Dhenkanal and Jajpur under the "Mo Sarkar" initiative.... read..

Gambling dens busted in Odisha, 95 arrested

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
As many as 95 persons were arrested in a major crackdown on gambling dens in Odisha, police said on Sunday.... read..

RSS working to organise entire society: Bhagwat

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said that the RSS is working towards organising the entire society and not only the Hindu society.... read..

Odisha: CDMO in-charge suspended for dereliction of duty in implementing 'Mo Sarkar' initiative

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 13, 2019 3:41:36 PM IST
The Odisha government on Sunday suspended Sundergarh's Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) in-charge Pankaj Patel for alleged negligence of duty while implementing the 'Mo Sarkar' initiative.... read..

Coal despatch affected at Talcher Coalfields in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The coal despatch has been affected due to continuous protest by locals at Balram open cast project in Talcher coalfields of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), said a statement on Friday.... read..
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