Segway patrolling introduced at Bhubaneswar railway station

Bhubaneswar: Patrolling at Bhubaneswar railway station gathered speed with East Coast Railway (ECoR) introducing Segway patrolling system (self-balancing two-wheeled hoverboard scooters) for Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel. The new system will improve mobility and reduce response time to emergency calls. ECoR General Manager Vidya Bhushan inaugurated the facility at Bhubaneswar Railway Station in the presence […]

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PM Modi hails BJD in Rajya Sabha for not disrupting House proceedings

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday praised Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for adhering to Parliamentary norms and never disrupting House proceedings by entering into the Well of the House. Speaking in the Rajya Sabha during the first day of its 250th session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “I would like to appreciate two parties, […]

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Buffalos squat on railway tracks, major train accident averted in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A major train accident was averted on Saturday near VSS Nagar between Bhubaneswar and Mancheswar stations under East Coast Railways (ECoR) due to the gateman’s presence of mind at the railway crossing. According to an ECoR communiqué, at 12.50 pm a herd of buffalo came on the middle of the lines to pass another […]

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Special train between Visakhapatnam-Allahabad via Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak from Nov 26

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Railways has decided to run special train between Visakhapatnam and Allahabad via Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak and Gaya from November 26 with an aim to clear extra rush of passengers. As per an East Coast Railway (ECoR) communiqué, Visakhapatnam- Subedarganj (Allahabad) -Visakhapatnam the Suvidha Special (82851/82852) will leave Visakhapatnam at 1.50 pm on […]

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After three-month lull, Odisha to reinforce new traffic rules from December 1

Bhubaneswar: After a three-month lull, the Odisha Government will reinforce the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 from December 1, informed Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanabh Behera on Friday. The State Government had implemented the Act on September 1, but deferred it till December 6 following the direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik because of public […]

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Pranab Prakash Das appointed BJD general secretary-organisation

Bhubaneswar: BJD president Naveen Patnaik on Friday appointed senior leader Pranab Prakash Das as the party general secretary (organisation). Political analysts said that BJD supremo and Chief Minister Patnaik gave the responsibility to Das for his experience of electoral politics. The new position is considered to be the second most powerful post after BJD president. […]

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Woman gives birth to triplets in train

Bhubaneswar: A 29-year-old woman gave birth to triplets (three babies) in a train at Jajpur Keonjhar Road station on Friday morning. Munzila Khatunm, who was seven month pregnant, was travelling from Bangalore to Gauhati in train number 12509 when she gave birth to three premature babies at Jajpur Keonjhar Road station, said an East Coast […]

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Is Child Among You Still Alive?

Sambalpur: Let’s feel and keep the child among us alive and act accordingly, was the message spread by students of Department of Education at Sambalpur University on the occasion of Children’s Day on Thursday. After inaugural speech by class representative Karan Sharma, students of Integrated B.Ed and M.Ed deliberated on the topic ‘Sishu Abam Sikhya’ […]

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CM urges alumni to join Mo School campaign for healthy education ecosystem

Bhubaneswar: On the second anniversary of Mo School campaign, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday called on alumni and larger community of Odisha to join the movement to create healthy ecosystem for education. “Alumni are the key to an institution’s growth. They should join the movement in large number,” said Patnaik. On this occasion, CM […]

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Electrification of Lanjigarh-Junagarh Road & Naupada-Gunupur railway sections by November

Bhubaneswar: The electrification work in 56km long Lanjigarh Road-Junagarh Branch Line Railway Section of Vizianagaram-Titilagarh-Raipur Railway route and 90km long Naupada-Gunupur Branch Line of Howrah-Chennai Main Line will be completed by the end of November, said an official release. As per an East Coast Railway (ECoR) communiqué, works for these projects are being done on […]

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