CS’pur DAV lad Sourabh is Odisha topper in JEE Main exam

Bhubaneswar, September 12: Sourabh Soumyakanta Das of DAV Public School, Chandrashekharpur here topped in the State and Stitiprajna Sahoo of the same school emerged as the topper among girl students and overall second in the State in the JEE Main, results of which were published recently. While Sourabh has secured 99.99 percentile with 128 National […]

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CM launches projects worth Rs 29.19 crore in Ganjam

Bhubaneswar, September 13: In a major fillip to socio-economic development in Ganjam district, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday launched projects worth Rs 29.10 crore through video conferencing. The Chief Minister first laid the foundation stone of a Cooperative Cotton, Ginning and Processing Unit in Digapahandi. It will function on public private partnership (PPP) mode […]

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Doctors at ‘1929 Call Centre’ come to rescue of COVID positive cases

Bhubaneswar, September 12: Doctors deputed at 1929 Call Centre of Bhubaneswar Operations Centre have started helping people fighting COVID-19 in a better way. While counselling by doctors has always got a distinct touch of confidence building measure, patients panicking to join a COVID hospital are now getting ample confidence to stay under Home Isolation, if […]

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Tushar Kanti joins as Principal Chief Personnel Officer of ECoR

Bhubaneswar, September 12: Tushar Kanti Mandal, an officer of Indian Railways Personnel Service (IRPS) has joined as Principal Chief Personnel Officer (PCPO) of East Coast Railway here on Saturday. Prior to this new posting, Mandal was serving as Chief Personnel Officer (Admin) of Central Railway at Mumbai. Mandal has also worked as Chairman, Railway Recruitment […]

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4% promotion of PwD teachers demanded

Bhubaneswar, September 11: The Odisha Bikalanga Manch (OBM), an organisation fighting for the cause of disabled people, has demanded that 4% of the 56,000 vacant elementary teacher posts, which are now being filled on promotion basis, be provided to the PwD (People with disabilities) teachers in line with a Supreme Court verdict. “The School and […]

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BMC all set for safe and smooth conduct of NEET

Bhubaneswar, September 10: With an aim to ensure safe and hassle-free stay and movement of outstation students appearing the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) on September 13, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has made all arrangements, including free accommodation and transportation in the state capital for smooth conduct of the annual medical entrance examination […]

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BMC starts collecting bio-medical waste from home isolation COVID-19 patients

Bhubaneswar, September 10: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started collecting bio-medical waste from the door steps of houses within BMC area wherein COVID-19 positive patients are under Home Isolation, by engaging Jagruti Welfare Organisation. Jagruti has started deploying dedicated vehicles in compliance to standards laid down by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for transportation […]

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COVID testing in Bhubaneswar crosses 1.5 lakh mark

Bhubaneswar, September 9:  The number of tests for COVID-19 has crossed the 1.5 lakh mark as on September 8 through three types of tests, i.e. RT-PCR, Rapid Antigen and True-NAT 1,52,674 citizens of the Temple City have undergone tests for Novel Corona virus. It is learnt that out of the above figure 1,05,990 tests were […]

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Starting September 12, three pairs of special trains to run from Odisha

Bhubaneswar, September 9: Starting September 12, three pairs of special trains will run from Odisha to various destinations, including Ahmadabad, Gandhidham and Okha, informed Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. On Tuesday, Pradhan had written to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal seeking to restart Shramik Special trains from Odisha to States like Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra to ferry […]

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COVID observer visits “1929 Call Centre” facility at Smart City

Bhubaneswar, September 8: COVID-19 Observer for Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Principal Secretary Water Resources Anu Garg on Tuesday visited the “1929 Bhubaneswar city Call Center’’ at the Bhubaneswar Operations Centre (BOC) of the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL). She urged the call centre executives to patiently deal with the COVID positive cases and their […]

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