Police register FIR against BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty for misbehaving with journalist  

Kendrapara: The Kendrapara Town police has registered a case against Anubhav Mohanty, ruling BJD’s Kendrapara Lok Sabha member for misbehaving with a TV journalist on duty. Mohanty was booked under Sections 341, 323, 294, 500 & 506 of IPC. Notably, journalist Manoj Swain, working with a private TV channel, alleged that the ruling BJD Lok […]

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Odisha journalists protest against BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty’s misbehaviour with scribe

Bhubaneswar: A large number of journalists cutting across media houses on Thursday gathered near Soochana Bhavan here to protest collectively against Kendrapara MP Anubhav Mohanty for allegedly misbehaving with a journalist on duty on Tuesday. A delegation of journalists later marched in a procession and submitted a memorandum addressed to the Chief Minister to the […]

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20 achievers to get 2nd Odisha Excellence Award on Nov 28

Bhubaneswar: The Odia Media Private Limited, Odisha’s leading media and publishing house, has invited applications for the second Odisha Excellence Award (OEA 2019), that recognises and celebrates the accomplishments of achievers for their extraordinary excellence and contribution in different fields. Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal will bestow the prestigious awards to 20 deserving personalities and […]

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Odisha CM launches District Palliative Care programme

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched District Palliative Care Programme which will be available in District Level Hospitals, including Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela Government Hospital in Rourkela as part of commitment to realise Sustha Odisha Sukhi Odisha (Health Odisha Happy Odisha). The Chief Minister also unveiled the logo of Palliative Care […]

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Low pressure likely to intensify into cyclonic storm in next 24 hrs: MeT Dept  

Bhubaneswar: The well marked low pressure area formed over north Andaman Sea concentrated into a depression and very likely to intensify into a deep depression during next 12 hours and into a cyclonic storm during the subsequent 24 hours, the Regional Meteorological Department said on Tuesday. Under its influence light to moderate rainfall accompanied with wind […]

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Tech Mahindra, TATA Strive to help Odisha in skilling youth, creating jobs

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Monday signed MoUs with Tech Mahindra and TATA Strive for setting up of Centre of Excellence in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and international BPO and imparting life skills in Government ITIs. The Skill Development and Technical Education (SD&TE) Department signed the MoU and two agreements with the Tech Mahindra […]

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‘Super 22’ to showcase talents of differently-abled on Nov 4

Bhubaneswar: Sabyasachi & team Smile Please – a social welfare organisation – will stage ‘Super 22’ show on Monday here. As part of the show as many as 22 persons with disabilities (PwDs), including eight females having extraordinary talents will showcase their skills. The 22 differently-abeled talents have been selected by the Sabyasachi and team […]

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Misuse of Nagada funds: Lokayuta issues notices to Jajpur DRDA PD, five others

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Lokayukta has issued notices to six Government officials, including Jajpur District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) Project Director and Sukinda BDO, over alleged irregularities of fund meant for the development of Nagada village in Jajpur district. Hearing a petition filed by RTI activist Pradip Pradhan about allegation of corruption and misappropriation of fund […]

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Biju Babu’s ‘Samadhi’ at Swargadwar to be removed  

Bhubaneswar: The Samadhi (Memorial) of late Chief Minister Biju Patnaik located at Swargadwar crematorium in Puri will be removed as the State Government has planned a makeover of the sacred cremation ground on the beach of Puri. The ‘Samadhi’ will be replaced by a memorial plaque. This decision will facilitate entry of hundreds of pallbearers […]

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Governor Lal receives honorary doctorate from Hanseo University

Bhubaneswar: Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal was conferred with honorary doctorate in Public Administration by the Hanseo University, South Korea on Thursday in recognition to his outstanding contribution in the field of academics and public services. After receiving the honorary doctorate in a ceremony organised at the university’s Seosan campus, the Governor addressed the students and […]

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