Odisha possesses capacity to become an important cog in global economy: Pradhan

Chilika: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said that Odisha possesses the capacity to become an important cog in global economy. “Odisha is a State of immense possibilities and possesses the capacity to become an important cog in global economy,” said Pradhan while speaking at the inaugural session of […]

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Trainee police officers of North East learn policing practices of Odisha  

Bhubaneswar: A group of 28 trainee police officials, including three Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), 23 Sub-Inspector and three Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) from the North Eastern Police Academy (NEPA) in Meghalaya on Wednesday interacted with Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissioner of Police Satyajit Moahnaty as a part of their three-day visit to the State. The officers were briefed […]

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Odisha-cadre IPS officer Abhay takes charge as National Police Academy Director

Bhubaneswar: Senior IPS officer and 1986-batch Odisha cadre IPS officer Abhay on Wednesday assumed charge as the Director of Hyderabad-based Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVNPA), a premier training institute of the country for the Indian Police Service officers. Abhay has been appointed as the chief of the academy for a combined tenure up […]

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Bhubaneswar can set examples for others: Smart City Fellows

Bhubaneswar: Three Smart City Fellows, who are in city here to learn and study the various projects under the Smart City Mission, are of the opinion that with participatory, inclusive and child-friendly initiatives the city could set examples for others to follow. While the Smart City Fellows – Subhashweti Sinha, Mansi Naidu and Kirti Kawale […]

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Railways to introduce Real Time Information System by March next year

Bhubaneswar: Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav on Sunday informed that all the train engines will be fitted with global positioning system (GPS) by the end of the current financial year to know real time position of the trains. Yadav, who visited Bhubaneswar to take stock of the performance of the East Coast Railway (ECoR), […]

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Odisha records 31% reduction in lightning deaths due to effective EWS communication

Bhubaneswar: ​The Odisha Government has been able to reduce the number of deaths due to lightning by more than 31% by effectively using the early warning communication system to alert the people about the upcoming thunderstorm and lightning, said an official release. According to a communiqué issued by the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), as many […]

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Truly inspirational: Malkangiri Collector’s wife delivers baby in Govt hospital

Malkangiri: Senior IAS officer and Malkangiri district Collector Manish Agrawal has set an example by admitting his pregnant wife in a Government hospital in backward Malkangiri district for delivery. His wife gave birth to a baby boy at the State-run Malkangiri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) after a caesarean section. The mother and child are in […]

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Odisha CM seeks direct flight between Bhubaneswar-Dubai

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written to Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri for introduction of direct flight between Bhubaneswar and Dubai. Patnaik in his letter, said, “Though due to increase in the industrial investments and tourist footfalls has attracted various international airlines, who have been evinced interest to start their international flight […]

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NALCO bestowed with Golden Peacock Environment Management Award- 2019

Bhubaneswar: In yet another instance of setting global benchmarks in environmental management to ensure sustainable industrial growth, National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) has been conferred with the coveted ‘Golden Peacock Environment Management Award- 2019.’ NALCO received the award at a glittering ceremony held in Bangalore on the occasion of the 21st World Congress on Environment […]

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CM writes to Union Tourism Minister to include 2 Odisha tourist sites in Centre list

Bhubaneswar: Maintaining that tourism sector contributes about 13 per cent to Odisha’s GDP and needs a strategic boost, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday wrote to Union Tourism and Culture Minister Prahalad Singh Patel to include two tourist places of importance from Odidha in the list of Iconic Tourist Sites of the Centre. The Chief […]

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