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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Indian Oil to Invest Rs 1268-Cr for Grassroot Needle Coker Unit at Paradip Refinery

New Delhi, September 1: The Indian Oil board has cleared the Stage-1 approval to install a Grassroot Needle Coker Unit atIOCL Paradip Refinery using Indian Oil R&D’s in-house technology. The proposed unit will have a Calcined Needle Coke (CNC) production capacity of 56 KTPA. The estimated project cost is Rs 1268 crore. With the production […]

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Vedanta Lanjigarh poised to make mark in history of aluminium production: Navin Agarwal

Lanjigarh, August 30: Navin Agarwal, Executive Vice Chairman, Vedanta Limited reaffirmed Vedanta’s commitment to an Atma Nirbhar Bharat as he addressed employees at Vedanta’s alumina refinery in Lanjigarh today, through a virtual town hall meeting. The event saw participation by employees, business partners and the entire leadership team of the refinery. Present on the occasion […]

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Bhubaneswar gears up for a smooth IIT-JEE Mains Exam, three-tier security at exam centres

Bhubaneswar, August 30: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has geared up to provide all facilities for a smooth conduct of the IIT-JEE Mains examination in the State capital city from September 1 to 6 at six centres, while accommodation will be provided at eight centres, said an official release. However, all these will be in […]

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OSRTC bags Digital Technology Award

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) has bagged the prestigious Indian Express Technology Sabha Award 2020. The Depot Management System of the OSRTC has been chosen under Enterprise Applications Category for the award. Indian Express Technology Sabha Awards are given to the Government departments that demonstrate an innovative use of a particular technology […]

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Cabinet approves setting up of National Recruitment Agency to conduct CET

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved setting up of National Recruitment Agency (NRA) to conduct Common Eligibility Test (CET), paving the way for a transformational reform in the recruitment process for central government jobs. The National Recruitment Agency will conduct a CET to screen and shortlist candidates […]

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Reliance Retail acquires majority stake in ‘Netmeds’

Mumbai: Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on Wednesday announced that its subsidiary Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL) has acquired a majority equity stake in Vitalic Health Pvt. Ltd. (Vitalic) and its subsidiaries – collectively known as – ‘Netmeds’ for a cash consideration of approximately Rs 620 crore. This investment represents 60% holding in the equity share […]

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Odisha first in country to implement Tsunami Ready

Bhubaneswar: UNESCO-IOC has approved the recognition of two communities – Venkatraipur in Ganjam district and Noliasahi in Jagatsinghpur district as Tsunami Ready Communities. With this recognition, India is the first country to implement Tsunami Ready in the Indian Ocean Region and Odisha is the first State, said an official release. To confer the UNESCO-IOC’s Certificate […]

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