Odisha recognised as ‘Lead State’ in forest management; Rs 903-Cr annual action plan approved

Bhubaneswar, January 17: The State-level Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) headed by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra has approved annual action plan of 2021-22 with a total outlay of around Rs 903.39 crore. A meeting of the CAMPA was held recently at the Lokseva Bhawan wherein CAMPA CEO Uma Nanduri outlined the […]

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PM Modi launches eight trains to boost connectivity to ‘Statue of Unity’

New Delhi, January 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off eight trains connecting different regions of the country to ‘Statue of Unity’ in Kevadiya in Gujarat via video conferencing. The ‘Statue of Unity’ is a testimonial to the life of Sardar Vallavbhai Patel, a role model of unity and statesmanship. The tallest statue […]

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Odisha records immunization coverage of 85% on Day-1; Adverse effects mere 0.02%

Bhubaneswar, January 16: Odisha on Saturday recorded 85 per cent vaccination against COVID-19 with 13, 980 health and sanitary workers being immunised in 161 session sites across the State on the first phase of the nation-wide vaccination drive. However, only three minor AEFI (Adverse Event Following Immunization) cases were reported in the State that worked […]

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612 people vaccinated on Day-1 in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, January 16: A total of 612 beneficiaries were administered vaccines on Saturday on the first day of the massive nation-wide vaccination drive against COVID-19 in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area. The immunization drive was being conducted in six different facilities of Bhubaneswar. They are Capital Hospital, AIIMS, SUM Hospital, KIIMS Hospital, BMC Hospital and […]

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PM Modi to flag off 8 trains facilitating seamless rail connectivity to ‘Statue of Unity’ tomorrow

New Delhi, January 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off eight trains facilitating seamless rail connectivity to Statue of Unity at Kevadiya in Gujarat with different regions of the country on Sunday at 11 AM through video conferencing. These trains will facilitate seamless connectivity to the Statue of Unity. The Prime Minister will also […]

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Chandrasekhar Hota nominated to Odisha Sahitya Akademi

Bhubaneswar, January 16: Noted essayist and columnist Chandrasekhar Hota has been nominated as a member of the newly constituted general council of the Odisha Sahitya Akademi at its general body meeting held at the KalabhanjaMandap here on Wednesday. Despite being a police officer by profession, Hota has earned fame in different fields of literature, including […]

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PM Modi launches nation-wide vaccination drive against COVID-19

New Delhi, January 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive via video conferencing. A total of 3,006 session sites across the country were virtually connected during the launch. In the first phase, around 3 crore people – healthcare workers – will be vaccinated. According to the […]

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BMC cracks down on roadside eateries selling stale food in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, January 15: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) conducted raids on a number of temporary roadside eateries selling stale and unhygienic food here on Friday and destroyed huge quantity of food to safeguard the health of people. A special squad of the civic body led by South-East Zone Deputy Commissioner, Anshuman Rath conducted surprise raids […]

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Dharmendra exhorts steel industry leaders to focus on making industry export-centric

Bhubaneswar, January 15: Union Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday exhorted the steel industry leaders to focus on making the industry export-centric and fulfill global requirements too. Pradhan was addressing a webinar on “New opportunities for steel in construction and infrastructure”, organized by Indian Steel Association. He said, “Aatmanirbhar Bharat […]

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PM Modi to launch pan India rollout of COVID-19 Vaccination drive on Saturday

New Delhi, January 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive on Saturday at 10:30 AM through video conferencing. This will be the world’s largest vaccination programme covering the entire length and breadth of the country. A total of 3,006 session sites across all States and UTs will […]

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