The Real History of Konark: Book throws new light on the origin of Sun Temple 

Anil Dhir Bhubaneswar, April 10: The Sun Temple of Konark has an intriguing history which has left many awed and curious. While the beauty and grandeur of the edifice is spellbinding even in its ruins, the missing links in its life cycle have remained a jigsaw puzzle which very few have been able to decipher. […]

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TPCODL inaugurates 5th Customer Care Centre at Nayagarh

Bhubaneswar, April 9: The Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Ltd (TPCODL), a joint venture between Tata Power and the Government of Odisha, recently inaugurated a new Customer Care Centre (CCC) at Nayagarh. With this recent addition, the number of TPCODL CCC chains now stand at five in Odisha. The CCC was inaugurated by Nayagarh Collector […]

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PM Modi releases Hindi version of ‘Odisha Itihaas’

Bhubaneswar, April 9: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday released the Hindi translation of the book ‘Odisha Itihaas’ written by ‘Utkal Keshari’ Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab. The book, available in Odia and English so far, has been translated into Hindi by Shankarlal Purohit. Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Cuttack MP […]

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Naveen urges PM Modi to release Rs 300 crore under ECRP for COVID-19 management

Bhubaneswar, April 8: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release Rs 300 crore to the State under the Emergency Covid Response Plan (ECRP) for COVID-19 management. “During 2020-21, Odisha had requested for Rs 400 crore under Emergency Covid Response Plan (ECRP), but we received only Rs 146 crore. […]

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275 Graduate Engineers join Water Resources Department

Bhubaneswar, April 8: As many as 275 graduate engineers joined the Water Resources Department as the Assistant Executive Engineers on Thursday. This is the second batch of recruitment of Assistant Executive Engineers comprising 183 male and 92 female engineers. While 242 of them are in Civil Engineering stream and 33 belong to Mechanical stream. The […]

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Sagarmala project can further enable Odisha to emerge as major logistics destination: CM

Bhubaneswar, April 7: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday chaired the first meeting of the State Sagarmala Committee through video conferencing and said that the Sagarmala project can further enable Odisha to emerge as a major logistics destination. “In addition to our strategic advantage of long coastline, the Sagarmala project can further enable Odisha to […]

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PM Modi to release Hindi version of Harekrushna Mahtab’s book ‘Odisha Itihaas’ on April 9

New Delhi, April 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the Hindi translation of the book ‘Odisha Itihaas’ written by former Odisha Chief Minister ‘Utkal Keshari’ Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab on April 9 at 12 noon at Ambedkar International Center, Janpath, New Delhi, said an official release. The book, available in Odia and English so far, […]

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10-day drive to strictly implement Covid norms in Odisha begins today

Bubaneswar, April 7: The Odisha Police will begin a 10-day special drive on Wednesday to strictly implement the existing Covid norms across the State to contain the virus spread. Yesterday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik directed the State police to launch the drive to enforce the regulations, instead of introducing any new curb. The CM has […]

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Odisha to launch 10-day special drive to enforce COVID-19 regulations from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar, April 6: The Odisha Government has decided to strat a 10-day special drive to strictly enforce the Covid Safety protocols as notified from Wednesday. The decision was taken after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took stock of the COVID-19 management in the State. The Chief Minister instructed to Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay to […]

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Odisha writes to Centre again over acute shortage of vaccine

Bhubaneswar, April 5: The Odisha Government has once again written to the Centre highlighting acute shortage of vaccine. In a letter to Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra requested Bhusan to send 15 lakh Covishield doses immediately. “As on 5th April (8 AM), the vaccine availability in the State […]

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