Centre launches scheme for 100% solarisation of Konark Sun Temple

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has taken up the complete Solarisation of Konark Sun Temple and Konark town. Speaking about the scheme, RK Singh, MoS for Power and MNRE said, “Government of India launched the Scheme with an objective to take forward the Prime Minister’s vision to develop the historical Sun […]

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Central University Common Entrance Test postponed

Koraput: The Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) for admission into all UG and PG programmes at Central University of Odisha (CUO), Koraput scheduled to be held on May 30 and 31 and for research programmes on June 6 and 7 were postponed, said an official release. “Last date for submission of online application form […]

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After two months, Mo Cycle to resume service in Bhubaneswar from Monday

Bhubaneswar: The Mo Cycle run by Capital Region Urban Transport (Crut) on Saturday decided to resume its operation from Monday after a gap of nearly two months since nationwide lockdown was imposed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Cycle enthusiasts will get free ride till June 30. “The service will be free till June 30. […]

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BDO misbehaves with migrants row: Odisha Govt orders probe

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has ordered for an enquiry into the alleged misbehaviour of Baliapal Block Development Officer (BDO) Chabbirani Sahoot towards migrant Odia workers, informed Panchayati Raj and Drinking Wehaater Minister6 Pratap Jena on Thursday. Speaking to reporters here, the Minister said that a report in this regard has been already sought from Balasore Collector. […]

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Passenger train services to restart from Tuesday, online booking begins tomorrow

New Delhi: Indian Railways has decided to gradually restart passenger train operations from May 12 (Tuesday), initially with 15 pairs of trains (30 return journeys), said an official release.These trains will be run as special trains from New Delhi Station connecting Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, […]

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Bhubaneswar sees one more Covid-19 recovery, total cured patients 62 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: One more person has recovered from Coronavirus infection in Bhubaneswar on Thursday, taking the number of people cured in the State capital to 32. With the fresh recovery, the State’s total recovery count rises to 62 persons. “One more Covid patient from Bhubaneswar has recovered and tested negative for COVID19. The recovered cases of […]

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to review Covid-19 situation in Odisha today

Bhubaneswar: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan will review the Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation in Odisha via video conferencing today at 1 pm. Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, will also be present in the meeting. So far, Odisha recorded 205 positive cases, of which 61 persons have recovered and […]

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Govt launches e-Pass system for people stranded in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Wednesday launched e-Pass system for people who are stranded in the State and need to travel to other States. People who are stranded or wanting to travel for medical or other emergency requirements outside the State can log into covid19.odisha.gov.in and apply for e-Pass. After online approval, the e-Pass with […]

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Quarantine violators to face action in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Sunday warned tough action against the indisciplined returnees violating quarantine norms amid the Coronavirus outbreak. “The returnees, who are creating nuisance and escaping from quarantine centres, will be shifted to quarantine centres located in non-home districts. Their quarantine period will be extended and they will be arrested,” said Chief Secretary […]

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IAF chopper showers flower petals on KIMS Covid Hospital in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: An Indian Air Force (IAF) Helicopter showered flower petals over KIMS COVID-19 Hospital here on Sunday as part of “India Salutes Corona Warriors” campaign organised to honour efforts of frontline workers in the fight against Coronavirus across the country. It was part of the nation-wide thanksgiving effort by the armed forces to honour doctors, […]

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