Over 22 lakh vehicles to go off Odisha roads if Centre implements 15-yr-old policy

Bhubaneswar: Over 22 lakh old vehicles of different categories will be taken of the roads in Odisha if the policy to scarp 15-years-old vehicles is implemented by the Centre, State Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera informed the Assembly on Thursday. “There are a total of 22,09,573 vehicles older than 15 years in the State. […]

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All you need to know about new Odisha DGP Abhay, who uses only single name

Senior IPS officer Abhay, who uses only single name, was appointed as the new Director General of Police (DGP) of Odisha. A notification in this regard was issued by the Odisha Home Department on Wednesday. He will take over the new responsibility soon. Here is all you need to know about the new head of […]

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Segway patrolling introduced at Bhubaneswar railway station

Bhubaneswar: Patrolling at Bhubaneswar railway station gathered speed with East Coast Railway (ECoR) introducing Segway patrolling system (self-balancing two-wheeled hoverboard scooters) for Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel. The new system will improve mobility and reduce response time to emergency calls. ECoR General Manager Vidya Bhushan inaugurated the facility at Bhubaneswar Railway Station in the presence […]

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PM Modi hails BJD in Rajya Sabha for not disrupting House proceedings

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday praised Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for adhering to Parliamentary norms and never disrupting House proceedings by entering into the Well of the House. Speaking in the Rajya Sabha during the first day of its 250th session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “I would like to appreciate two parties, […]

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Buffalos squat on railway tracks, major train accident averted in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A major train accident was averted on Saturday near VSS Nagar between Bhubaneswar and Mancheswar stations under East Coast Railways (ECoR) due to the gateman’s presence of mind at the railway crossing. According to an ECoR communiqué, at 12.50 pm a herd of buffalo came on the middle of the lines to pass another […]

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Special train between Visakhapatnam-Allahabad via Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak from Nov 26

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Railways has decided to run special train between Visakhapatnam and Allahabad via Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak and Gaya from November 26 with an aim to clear extra rush of passengers. As per an East Coast Railway (ECoR) communiqué, Visakhapatnam- Subedarganj (Allahabad) -Visakhapatnam the Suvidha Special (82851/82852) will leave Visakhapatnam at 1.50 pm on […]

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After three-month lull, Odisha to reinforce new traffic rules from December 1

Bhubaneswar: After a three-month lull, the Odisha Government will reinforce the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 from December 1, informed Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanabh Behera on Friday. The State Government had implemented the Act on September 1, but deferred it till December 6 following the direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik because of public […]

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Pranab Prakash Das appointed BJD general secretary-organisation

Bhubaneswar: BJD president Naveen Patnaik on Friday appointed senior leader Pranab Prakash Das as the party general secretary (organisation). Political analysts said that BJD supremo and Chief Minister Patnaik gave the responsibility to Das for his experience of electoral politics. The new position is considered to be the second most powerful post after BJD president. […]

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Woman gives birth to triplets in train

Bhubaneswar: A 29-year-old woman gave birth to triplets (three babies) in a train at Jajpur Keonjhar Road station on Friday morning. Munzila Khatunm, who was seven month pregnant, was travelling from Bangalore to Gauhati in train number 12509 when she gave birth to three premature babies at Jajpur Keonjhar Road station, said an East Coast […]

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CM urges alumni to join Mo School campaign for healthy education ecosystem

Bhubaneswar: On the second anniversary of Mo School campaign, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday called on alumni and larger community of Odisha to join the movement to create healthy ecosystem for education. “Alumni are the key to an institution’s growth. They should join the movement in large number,” said Patnaik. On this occasion, CM […]

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