Matric results out, girls outperform boys

Cuttack: Girls outshined boys in this year’s annual High School Certificate (HSC) or Matric examinations. Out of 3,97,125 students who passed the examination, 1,91,655 are male and 2,05,470 are female. The total pass percentage stood at 70.78 per cent as against 76.23 per cent last year. School and Mass Education Secretary Pradipta Mohapatra published the […]

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Matric results to be published on Tuesday

Cuttack: Results of the annual High School Certificate (HSC) or Matric examination will be published on Tuesday. The Board of Secondary Education (BSE), which conducted the examination, will declare the results at 9 am across the State, informed BSE president Jahan Ara Begum. Results will be declared at the BSE’s office here. Students can check […]

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241 Armed troops to be deployed in Odisha for May 23 counting

Cuttack: After providing security during the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, the Odisha police pulled up its socks for smooth conduct of votes, scheduled for May 23. Director General of Police (DGP) Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma who took stock of the preparedness through videoconferencing with Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissioner of Police, all range IGs, DIGs, district SPs […]

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CM announces Rs 100 crore package for Fani-hit street vendors, coconut growers & poultry farmers 

Bhubaneswar: A week after announcing a package of Rs 1,600 crore for the cyclone Fani-affected farmers and women self-help groups (SHGs) in more five districts, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday declared a special package of Rs 100 crore for street vendors, coconut growers and poultry farmers. “Street vendors are the most vulnerable section of […]

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Aaradhya extends support to cyclone-hit people

Puri: Extending help to cyclone Fani-hit people, Bhubaneswar-based Aaradhya Charitable Trust (ACT), a voluntary organization, on Friday initiated a week-long relief distribution work at Bandhapada village in Balanga Bazaar area under Nimapara block in Puri district. On the first day, nearly 100 people were provided with different relief materials like polythene and candles, besides being […]

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One more special train for Fani-affected passengers

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Railways has decided to run one more special train between Bhubaneswar and Krishnarajpuram (Bangalore) on Saturday (May 18) for the stranded passengers due to cancellation of trains during Cyclone Fani. The Bhubaneswar-Krishnarajpuram Special Train (06562) will leave Bhubaneswar at 10 pm on Saturday and will reach at Krishnarajpuram at 10.50 pm […]

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Naveen Patnaik most suitable to be Prime Minister: BJD

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is most suitable person to become the Prime Minister of the country, claimed party vice-president Surjya Narayan Patro here on Friday. The statement came at a time when Patnaik is once again in demand with both NDA and UPA leaders trying to get him […]

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Newlywed couple among 150 take ill after marriage feast in Balasore  

Balasore: Around 150 persons, including a newlywed couple, have been admitted to hospitals after they complained of vomiting, stomach ache and loose motion after having food at a marriage function Ranibasan village under Bhograi block in Balasore district on Thursday. All were rushed to Chandenswar and Jaleswar government hospitals. A special team of doctors from […]

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Fani Restoration: Rourkela ITI students stage stir; demand Rs 25 lakh, job for peer’s kin

Rourkela: Students of Rourkela Government ITI on Friday staged dharna demanding ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh and Government service to a family member of student who died after falling off a train while returning to his home from Bhubaneswar after extending support to cyclone Fani victims. At least 37 students of the ITI had gone […]

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Cyclone Fani: SAI Int’l School donates Rs 5 lakh to CMRF

Bhubaneswar: Students of SAI International School donated Rs 5 lakh to the Odisha Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF), to support the people affected by the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani that hit the state on May 3 and created havoc in more than five coastal districts. A group of students led by school chairman Dr […]

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