29 cops from Odisha get President’s police medal

Bhubaneswar: A total of 29 policemen, including Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Raosaheb Punjabrao Koche from Odisha have been selected for the President’s police medals for distinguished and meritorious service and gallantry, announced on the eve of the Republic Day. According to a notification of the Ministry of Home Affairs, ADG RP […]

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Unlike BJP, BJD doesn’t believe in politicicing human tragedies, says Sasmit Patra

Bhubaneswar: Unlike the BJP which has the habit of politicising human tragedies and accidents, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) does not believe in politicicing such incidents, said BJD spokesperson and Rajya Sabha member Sasmit Patra on Saturday. The response came a day after under construction roof linking two terminals of the Biju Patnaik International […]

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One dead, 1 injured after under-construction roof collapses at Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: One person was killed and another one injured after the newly constructed roof of a building between Terminal-1 and Terminal-2 at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) collapsed late on Friday night here. The deceased was identified as Antaryami Guru of Badamba-Narsinghpur area in Cuttack district. The deceased was a helper of truck engaged in […]

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Finally, Odisha Govt dissolves college Governing Bodies

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Friday dissolved the Governing Bodies (GBs) or Managing Committees of all non-Government-aided degree colleges coming under the purview of Higher Education Department with immediate effect except Autonomous Colleges and colleges established by Minority communities. The Higher Education Department issued a notification to this effect. “In exercise of powers conferred under […]

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CM visits reclaimed land of Mahanadi, announces Decongestion Plan for Millennium City

Cuttack: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced that Odisha Government is preparing a Decongestion Plan for Cuttack, including six-laning of Ring Road plan to enable the 1000-year-old Millennium City to have wider roads, better accessibility, public spaces and utilities, parks, modern urban infrastructure, parking and greenery. “It will be the State Government’s endeavour to […]

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Odisha first in country to commission Indian Railways’ waste-to-energy plant in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR), headquartered in Bhubaneswar in Odisha, on Wednesday created history by becoming the first Government agency in the country to commission a state-of-the-art waste-to-energy plant at the Mancheswar Carriage Repair Workshop here. The plant, a patented technology called Polycrack, in Indian Railways and the first in the Government sector and […]

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14 new flights planned from Bhubaneswar starting January

Bhubaneswar: At least 14 new flights, including three international, have been planned to/from Odisha at the high level meeting on ‘Enhancing Air Connectivity for Odisha’ here. At least 15 Airlines and five Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) attended the meeting along with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera, Chief Secretary Chief Asit […]

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Four IPS officers among 14 cops chosen for Governor’s Medal

Bhubaneswar: At least 14 police personnel, including four IPS officers will be awarded with the Governor’s Medal-2019 for their outstanding contribution in the field of policing and vigilance. The officials who would be awarded are Additional General of Police (Headquarters) Vinaytosh Mishra, IG (Modernisation) Rekha Lohani, Puri SP Dr Uma Sankar Dash, Cuttack DCP Akhileshvar […]

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Odisha-born Atanu Kumar Das is new Bank of India MD & CEO

Bhubaneswar: The Centre has appointed Odisha-born Atanu Kumar Das as the new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bank of India. Currently Das is serving as the Executive Director of the bank. He has taken charge as the Executive Director on February 17, 2017. He will serve as the MD and CEO […]

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Now, pay property tax online in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday flagged off online payment system for tax collections making payment of property (Holding) tax as easy as payments on e-commerce portals. The new system will save citizens’ time as they would no longer need to visit ward offices and stand in queues. They can currently make payments using […]

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