Heatwave: Morning classes in schools from April 2 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of rising temperature, the State Government on Saturday declared morning classes in schools from April 2. Classes in all schools, including those managed by private parties have been rescheduled between 6.30 am and 10.30 pm. In Government schools, midday meal will be served at 10am, according to a notification issued by […]

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Union Cabinet approves four new Kendriya Vidyalayas for Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday approved setting up of 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas, including four in Odisha under the civil and defence Sector in the country. The four proposed KVs will come up in Anandapur and Champua in Keonjhar district, Chhatrapur in Ganjam and Gunupur in Rayagada districts. […]

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Hostel facilities for IED students from next year

Bhubaneswar: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Minister Prafulla Samal on Friday laid foundation stone for a girls’ and boys’ hostel in the Institute of Entrepreneurship Development (IED) here. The 102-beded boys’ hostel and 44-beded girls’ hostel will be completed in one year. The Livelihood Business Incubation (LBI) centre and Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre (IPFC), […]

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Mass cheating: Matric English paper cancelled at three centres

Cuttack: Stung by images that went viral on social media, the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) on Tuesday cancelled the annual High School Certificate (Matriculation) English paper at three centres from where large-scale cheating was reported. Now, students who had appeared for English paper on Monday at Ghunusar Govt High School in Bolangir, Palaspitha Panchayati […]

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Five teachers arrested in Odisha after Matric exam papers go viral on social media

Nuapada: A day after the Odia question paper of annual High School Certificate (Matriculation) examinations was made viral on social media, Nuapada police on Saturday arrested five teachers of two schools on charges of their involvement in the making the question paper viral. Earlier this morning police detained the Centre Superintendent and two invigilators of […]

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CM launches KALIA Scholarship website

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched web-portal for KALIA Scholarship, making it easy for children of the KALIA beneficiaries to apply for the programme. The initiative will help farmers’ children to pursue technical and professional education to realise their dreams. Under the scholarship, Odisha Government will bear educational expenses of students for studying […]

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Odisha Govt urges farmers’ body to desist from Odisha bandh in view of Matric Exam

Bhubaneswar: Even as opposition Congress and BJP decided to extend support to the shutdown called in the State by Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS), a farmers’ organisation, over pension and other demands on Thursday, the State Government on Tuesday urged the Sangathan, to call off the proposed bandh in view of the Matriculation examination beginning […]

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Vedanta’s ‘Siksha Sambal’ initiative a boon for High School students in Kalahandi

Lanjigarh: More than 1,100 students between Class-VIII and Class-X have been benefitted from the Vedanta’s ‘Siksha Sambal’ initiative in Lanjigarh area in Kalahandi district so far. Vedanta Ltd’s Lanjigarh plant, under its corporate social responsibility flagship programme ‘Siksha Sambal’, has taken the initiative of providing pre-Matric tutorial classes in seven Government schools around its plant […]

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200 VCs, Directors, overseas delegates to join 2-day AIU meet at SOA

Bhubaneswar: Around 200 Vice-Chancellors and Directors of Higher Education Institutions (HEI), besides overseas delegates, will gather for the 93rd Annual General Meeting of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) to be hosted by the SOA University here from February 16 to 18. The conference is expected to be attended by diplomats, heads of overseas academic […]

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