Smart City signs MoU with NEERI for development of water bodies in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, January 18: The Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Nagpur-based National Environment Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) for its projects under City Investments to Innovate, Integrate and Sustain (CITIIS) Programme to provide technical support to Revive and Restore Eco-Sensitive areas of Bhubaneswar for B-Active Quick Win and other projects. […]

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Odisha recognised as ‘Lead State’ in forest management; Rs 903-Cr annual action plan approved

Bhubaneswar, January 17: The State-level Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) headed by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra has approved annual action plan of 2021-22 with a total outlay of around Rs 903.39 crore. A meeting of the CAMPA was held recently at the Lokseva Bhawan wherein CAMPA CEO Uma Nanduri outlined the […]

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Odisha records immunization coverage of 85% on Day-1; Adverse effects mere 0.02%

Bhubaneswar, January 16: Odisha on Saturday recorded 85 per cent vaccination against COVID-19 with 13, 980 health and sanitary workers being immunised in 161 session sites across the State on the first phase of the nation-wide vaccination drive. However, only three minor AEFI (Adverse Event Following Immunization) cases were reported in the State that worked […]

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612 people vaccinated on Day-1 in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, January 16: A total of 612 beneficiaries were administered vaccines on Saturday on the first day of the massive nation-wide vaccination drive against COVID-19 in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area. The immunization drive was being conducted in six different facilities of Bhubaneswar. They are Capital Hospital, AIIMS, SUM Hospital, KIIMS Hospital, BMC Hospital and […]

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Chandrasekhar Hota nominated to Odisha Sahitya Akademi

Bhubaneswar, January 16: Noted essayist and columnist Chandrasekhar Hota has been nominated as a member of the newly constituted general council of the Odisha Sahitya Akademi at its general body meeting held at the KalabhanjaMandap here on Wednesday. Despite being a police officer by profession, Hota has earned fame in different fields of literature, including […]

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BMC cracks down on roadside eateries selling stale food in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, January 15: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) conducted raids on a number of temporary roadside eateries selling stale and unhygienic food here on Friday and destroyed huge quantity of food to safeguard the health of people. A special squad of the civic body led by South-East Zone Deputy Commissioner, Anshuman Rath conducted surprise raids […]

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Dharmendra exhorts steel industry leaders to focus on making industry export-centric

Bhubaneswar, January 15: Union Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday exhorted the steel industry leaders to focus on making the industry export-centric and fulfill global requirements too. Pradhan was addressing a webinar on “New opportunities for steel in construction and infrastructure”, organized by Indian Steel Association. He said, “Aatmanirbhar Bharat […]

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PM Modi to launch pan India rollout of COVID-19 Vaccination drive on Saturday

New Delhi, January 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive on Saturday at 10:30 AM through video conferencing. This will be the world’s largest vaccination programme covering the entire length and breadth of the country. A total of 3,006 session sites across all States and UTs will […]

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PM Modi leads nation in mourning Padma Shri D Prakash Rao’s demise

Bhubaneswar, January 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and a host of other leaders and people from different walks of life on Tuesday expressed deep shock and grief over the death of noted social activist and a “tea seller with a difference” Padma Shri D Prakash Rao. “Saddened […]

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Nayagarh minor girl murder: Victim’s mother moves Supreme Court seeking CBI probe

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, January 13: Soudamini Sahu, mother of the five-year-old girl who was allegedly kidnapped and subsequently killed in July 2020, has knocked the door of the Supreme Court seeking a CBI probe into her daughter’s alleged kidnapping and murder. According to reports, the apex court heard the petition. The ruling of the court is […]

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