ECoR extends services trains till August 12

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Friday announced to extend the services of Bhubaneswar-Rourkela-Bhubaneswar and two pairs of intra-State special trains till August 12. As per an ECoR statement, it has been decided to extend the service of (02861/02862) Rourkela-Bhubaneswar-Rourkela Special Train till August 12. This train will leave from Rourkela at 5.10 am […]

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Nandanik to hold three-day online theatre festival from August 1

Koraput: Nandanik, a Koraput-based will hold a three-day Online Theatre Festival between August 1 and 3 here on the occasion of its 6th Foundation Day and 5th Deomali National Theatre Festival 2020 on 2-3 August 2020. The objective of the programme is to provide moral boost and support to theatre artists who have reclined to […]

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Cyber Cell opened at ECoR headquarters

Bhubaneswar: With a view to collect digital evidence and use cyber investigative techniques, East Coast Railway (ECoR) General Manager Vidya Bhushan on Thursday inaugurated RPF Cyber Cell at the ECoR headquarters. Bhushan said that the cyber cell will certainly help in better detection and prosecution of increasing white collar crimes that involve hi-tech technologies and […]

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Gutsy tribal girl helps rescue of 6,000+ labourers

Bolangir: In a rare display of courage and presence of mind, a 19-year-old tribal girl from Odisha’s Balangir district helped free more than 6000 labourers trapped in different brick kilns of Tamil Nadu during the Covid 19 pandemic. The teenager girl, Manasi Bariha, managed to do so after she mustered courage and alerted her relatives […]

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Govt can’t be there in every house, street to enforce Covid rules: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Government cannot be there in every house or street to enforce rules. It is the individual responsibility of each one of us to jointly fight this pandemic, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while addressing MLAs at the sensitisation workshop on COVID-19. Addressing the programme through video conferencing, Patnaik said, “I can proudly say that my […]

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ECoR installs bio-toilets in all trains

Bhubaneswar: The East coast Railway on Wednesday claimed that it has successfully completed the 100% installation of bio-toilets in trains. These bio-toilets convert the human waste into water and bio-gases with the help of bacteria. This mechanism of bio-toilets is very helpful in sustainable management of solid waste. According an ECoR statement, the inventory of […]

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Odisha Matric results out: 78.76% students clear Board exam

Cuttack: A total of 78.76 per cent regular students in Odia medium schools cleared the annual High School Certificate (HSC) examinations in Odisha this year, the results of which were declared on Wednesday by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) here. While Bargarh district toped the pass percentage list at 89.37%, Nuapada recorded the lowest […]

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Odisha CM launches Plasma Bank at Capital Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaikon Tuesday inaugurated second Plasma Bank at Capital Hospital here. After encouraging results of this treatment method in the initial phases, plasma banks will start functioning at IGH in Rourkela, VIMSAR in Burla & MKCG Medical and Hospital, Berhampur to treat serious Covid patients. The first plasma bank is functioning at […]

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