CM Naveen condemns Gadchiroli Maoist attack

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik strongly condemned the Naxal attack on security personnel in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli. “Strongly condemn the cowardly attack on the security personnel in #Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. Salute to the brave police personnel who sacrificed their lives in the #naxalattack and heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families,” tweeted Patnaik. At least 15 Quick […]

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Cyclone Fani: Odisha seeks two choppers for relief, rescue operation

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha braces up for very severe cyclonic storm Fani, the Odisha Government on Tuesday sought two helicopters and additional NDRF teams for evacuation of affected people to safety and to carry out relief and rescue operation. The cyclonic storm is likely to cross Odisha coast ‘between Gopalpur and Chandbali to the south of […]

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All you want to know about cyclonic storm “Fani” and its impact on Odisha

The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm “Fani” over Southeast and adjoining Southwest Bay of Bengal moved north-northwestwards with a speed of about 23 kmph in last six hours and lay centred about 830 km nearly south of Puri and 670 km south-southeast of Vishakhapatnam and about 680 km northeast of Trincomalee in Sri Lanka. It is […]

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Cyclone Fani: Centre releases advance fund worth Rs 341 crore to Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With the cyclonic storm Fani approaching towards Odisha coast, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has released Rs 340.875 crore to Odisha for undertaking preventive and relief measures. Besides Odisha, three other States – Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal – have also been given advance funds. The MHA has ordered advance release […]

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Odisha CM condemns Sri Lanka blasts

Bhubaneswar: Condemning serial blasts in Sri Lanka, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said that such dastardly acts on peaceful congregations and citizens has no place in civilised societies. “Strongly condemn the gruesome terror attacks in #Colombo, Sri Lanka. Such dastardly acts on peaceful congregations & citizens has no place in civilised societies. My sincere […]

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Phase-II polls: 85 candidates in fray for eight Lok Sabha seats in UP

Uttar Pradesh: As many as 85 candidates are contesting for eight Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh in phase two of the general elections. The parliamentary constituencies going to poll in this phase are – Nagina, Amroha, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Agra and Fatehpur Sikri. In 2014 general elections, a total of 125 candidates contested […]

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What happens if someone else has cast the vote in your name?

Highlights India votes in the first phase of general elections on Thursday. At least 91 out of 543 Lok Sabha constituencies are in the fray in this round. In Odisha Lok Sabha and Assembly elections will be held simultaneously in four phases of the nation-wide seven phase polls. In the first phase, voting will be […]

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In one year, Vedanta’s Balco Medical Centre treats over 4,000 cancer patients

Chhattisgarh: Balco Medical Centre (BMC), a subsidiary of Vedanta Medical Research Foundation has treated more than 4,000 cancer patients in last one year. Over 4,000 people afflicted with cancer were served, more than 230 patients underwent radiation, 250 plus surgeries were performed and well past 1000 chemotherapies were carried out since its inception last year, […]

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All you need to know about BJP national spokesperson Dr Sambit Patra

BJP national spokesperson Dr Sambit Patra will be contesting Lok Sabha elections from Puri parliamentary constituency. The election will be held on April 23, 2019. Here is all you need to know about the BJP candidate for Puri Lok Sbaha seat Sambit Patra is a qualified physician and holds Master of Surgery (MS) in General […]

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All you need to know about new BARC Director Dr Ajit Kumar Mohanty

Highlights  Dr Ajit Kumar Mohanty, a distinguished scientist from Odisha, was on Tuesday assumed charge as the Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), the country’s premier multi-disciplinary nuclear research facility. Prior to the new assignment, he was the Director, Physics Group in BARC and Director, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata. Here is all […]

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