Centre sanctions 670 new electric buses, 241 charging stations under FAME scheme

New Delhi, September 25: In a big push towards electric mobility, the Central Government has sanctioned 670 Electric buses in the states of Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Chandigarh and 241 Charging Stations in Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Gujarat and Port Blair under Phase-II of FAME India Scheme. Announcing this in a series of tweet […]

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Two more special trains to run towards Surat & Ahmedabad

Bhubaneswar, September 24: In view of heavy rush in special trains towards Surat and Ahmedabad from Odisha, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) is providing two more special trains towards Gujarat. These trains are Khurda Road -Surat-Khurda Road Weekly Special via Sambalpur- Titilagarh and Raipur (02827/02828). From Khurda Road at 8.40 PM on every Sunday from […]

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Former Odisha Minister Matlub Ali passes away

Bhubaneswar, September 24: Veteran Congress leader and former Minister Saikh Matlub Ali passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here this morning. He was 78. He is survived by his wife and son. My father was admitted to a private hospital after he was taken ill on September 14. He passed away this […]

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32 micro composting centres to come up by Dec end in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, September 21: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will comp, lete construction of as many as 32 Micro Composting Centres (MCCs) out of the proposed 43 by end of December this year to ensure proper management of wet waste in the capital city Bhubaneswar. These MCCs will also be commissioned immediately soon after its completion. […]

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OMBADC appoints REPL as Design consultant for Development of Education Infra in Sundargarh

Bhubaneswar, September 21: The Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC) has appointed Rudrabhishek Enterprises Ltd (REPL) to provide consultancy and prepare Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Development of Education Infrastructure for 93 schools in Sundargarh district of Odisha. REPL will prepare the comprehensive design and development plan for each school. It includes survey and […]

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Bhubaneswar COVID-19 testing crosses 2 lakh mark

Bhubaneswar, September 19: Crossing yet another milestone, the total number of testing for COVID-19 in the Bhubaneswar has crossed the 2 lakh mark. Three types of tests – RT-PCR (68,232), Rapid Antigen (61,217) and TrueNaat (627) – were done for knowing COVID-19 positive and negative cases while 5,042 antibody tests were also done to know […]

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Sabyasachi Mahapatra’s “Sala Budha” to premiere in Germany!

New Delhi, September 18: Multiple National and international award winning filmmaker Sabyasachi Mohapatra’s film Sala Budha has been officially selected for the prestigious Indo-German Film week 2020 in Germany, scheduled from September 24 to 30 at the historic Babylon theatre, Berlin. The film will be screened multiple times including one on the opening day of […]

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Bhubaneswar Smart City seeks fresh professionals for TULIP internship

Bhubaneswar, September 18: Under the ambitious The Urban Learning Internship Programme (TULIP) – an innovative initiative of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and Ministry of Human Resources Development – fresh graduates will now get an opportunity to work with the various projects of Bhubaneswar Smart City. The fresh graduate should not have crossed […]

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COVID-19 curve flattening in Bhubaneswar: BMC Commissioner

Bhubaneswar, September 18: The COVID-19 positivity rate in Bhubaneswar is declining in comparison to number of testing being done daily and the home isolation rate has also risen significantly, nearly 74 per cent, indicating a welcome trend, and it will further improve in the coming days, said BMC Commissioner  Prem Chandra Chaudhary here on Friday. […]

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