Govt promotes three ADGs to DG rank in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Saturday promoted three senior IPS officers to Director General of Police (DGP) rank. According to a notification issued by the General Administration and Public Grievances Department, 1987-batch Odisha cadre IPS Surendra Panwar along with Satyajit Mohanty and Manoj Kumar Chhabra of 1988 batch were promoted to the DGP rank in […]

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Achievers from varied fields to be honoured with Dadhichi awards on Sept 3

Bhubaneswar: At least 11 dynamic achievers would be felicitated with a scroll of honour by Dadhichi Educational Trust on September 3 to celebrate its foundation day. The achievers include KIIT and KISS founder Dr Achutya Samanta, AIIMS Anesthesiology chief Dr Sukdev Nayak, Ruchi managing director Dr Sarat Kumar Sahoo and ITR Chandipur Director and scientist […]

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Naveen Patnaik Govt sacks another six officials in latest crackdown on corruption

Bhubaneswar: The Naveen Patnaik Government has once again struck corrupt Government officials and this time dismissed from service six more officers from various departments and directed discontinuation of pension for four retired officers charged with corruption. Junior clerk Sanjit Kumar Ray working with Kuanrmunda Tehsil under Sundergarh Collectorate of Commerce and Transport Department, former Assistant […]

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2nd BIMSTEC disaster management exercise to be conducted in Puri & Konark

Puri: A team of top National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Thursday visited Puri and Konark and held discussion with different stakeholders, including Puri Collector Balwant Singh, Hotel Association president to host the second Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) disaster management exercise. To host the second BIMSTEC disaster management […]

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Bhubaneswar girl to witness Chandrayaan -2 landing with PM Modi

Bhubaneswar: Landing of Chandrayaan -2 on the surface of the moon is getting close day by day, and Sharanya Nanda of DAV Chandrasekarpur here along with 59 other students are selected from all across India who will all witness the historic moment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ISRO had conducted a ‘Space Quiz’ for students. […]

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Odisha boy Aswatha Narayana bags gold at WorldSkills Kazan-2019

Bhubaneswar: S Aswatha Narayana from Odisha has won gold medal in Water Technology at the WorldSkills International Competition 2019 that ended with a spectacular closing ceremony at Kazan on Tuesday attended by President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin. The 25-year-old youth competed against 11 countries. He was also rewarded as ‘Best of Nation’ amongst […]

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Top Maoist gunned down in Odisha two days after Shah reviews LWE situation

Bhubaneswar: In a first major operation by Odisha police after the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) situation was reviewed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday, a top Maoist Commander carrying a reward of Rs 8 lakh on his head was killed by the Odisha Police in an exchange of fire in Malkangiri district on […]

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Vedanta ties up with NITI for ‘Aspirational’ Kalahandi district

New Delhi: The Vedanta Limited has signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with NITI Aayog to help improve the quality of life of the citizens of Kalahandi district in Odisha through their CSR fund as part of ‘Aspirational Districts’ initiative in the presence of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant. As per the SoI, NITI Aayog […]

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Odisha CM urges Centre to release Rs 227-cr pending SRE dues, copter to combat LWE problem

Bhubaneswar: Maintaining that Odisha has been working in close coordination with the Central Government and the neighbouring States to deal with the left wing extremism (LWE) problem firmly, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday urged the Centre to release pending Rs 227 crore under Security Related Expenditure (SRE) Scheme. Participating in the review meeting on […]

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