96-year-old freedom fighter defeats COVID-19 at SUM COVID Hospital

Bhubaneswar, October 7: In the continuing battle against the Covid-19 pandemic, a 96-year-old freedom fighter under treatment at the SUM Covid Hospital here has emerged victorious spreading cheer all around. Loknath Nayak, who tested positive for Coronavirus on September 29, was admitted into the hospital on the same day complaining of fever, weakness and breathing […]

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Bhubaneswar all set to take up ‘Cycles4Change’ challenge on Oct 9

Bhubaneswar, October 7:  In view of COVID-19 pandemic and to promote the cycling in the State capital, the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) in association with the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) is all set host ‘Cycles4Change’ campaign on Friday. The challenge aims to help the City Administration to connect with the citizens, cycle enthusiasts as […]

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BrahMos Missile featuring indigenous booster successfully flight tested

Balasore, September 30: BrahMos surface-to-surface supersonic cruise missile featuring indigenous Booster and Airframe Section along with many other ‘Made in India’ sub-systems was successfully flight tested for designated range on Wednesday from ITR, Balasore in Odisha. It is one more major step in enhancing the indigenous content. The BrahMos Land-Attack Cruise Missile (LACM) was cruising […]

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All slums will be transformed into model colonies in next 3 years: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar, September 28: With a vision of slum free cities under Odisha Liveable Habitat Mission (OLHM) or JAGA Mission, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated Slum Upgradation Programme to transform at least 2,919 slums in the State. The programme started from Balasore, the land of Fakir Mohan Senapati. “All slums will be transformed into […]

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IITTM felicitates six on World Tourism Day

Bhubaneswar September 27: The Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management Bhubaneswar celebrated the World Tourism Day 2020 in its campus Sunday by launching the first edition of the World Tourism Day Awards 2020. Six persons from different fields were also felicitated on this occasion. The annual World Tourism Day Awards launched by IITTM Bhubaneswar […]

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Nine special trains for civil services applicants in ECoR jurisdiction on Oct 3

Bhubaneswar, September 26: To facilitate smooth movement of candidates appearing the Civil Service Preliminary Examination, Ministry of Railways has decided to run nine Examination Special Trains in East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction on October 3 towards different cities where examinations are being conducted. As per the ECoR statement, these trains will leave at 4 PM […]

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CM urges Centre to accord classical status to Odissi music

Bhubaneswar, September 25: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday wrote to Union Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel to accord classical status to Odissi music to fulfil the long cherished dream of music lovers of Odisha and that of India. The Chief Minister said that Odishan music has a tradition of 2000 years and […]

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Four more DMF sponsored Maa Gruha in Sundargarh

Sundargarh, September 25: To ensure safe and institutional delivery in hard-to-reach areas of Sundargarh, ‘Maa Gruha’ (Maternity Waiting Homes) are facilitated by the Sundargarh district administration. The District Mineral Foundation (DMF) has extended funds for four centres at Gurundia, Koira, Lahunipara & Lephripara blocks. The Maa Gruha facilities include Nutrition, Health Checkup and Counselling for […]

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Odisha Govt approves high-level bridge in Tirtol ahead of by-election

Bhubaneswar, September 25: As the Election Commission of India is set to announce schedule for the two by-elections for Balasore and Tirtol Assembly segments, the Odisha Government on Friday approved construction of a high level bridge over River Mahanadi on Tirtol-Posal-Sankheswar road at a cost of Rs 118.56 crore in Jagatsinghpur district. The 888.89 metre […]

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Rs 84.93 crore Central rebate boost for distressed power utility sector in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, September 25: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said that a rebate of Rs 84.93 crore offered by PSUs of Ministry of Power to DISCOMS in Odisha for power purchase during the lockdown period will provide much-needed relief to the distressed power utility sector in the State. In […]

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