Plus-II exams to begin from March 3

Bhubaneswar: The Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) on Friday announced the schedule of Plus-II annul examinations for Arts, Science, Commerce and Vocational courses. According to the CHSE notification, examinations for theory papers will start from March 3 and continue till March 28, while the practical tests will be held between January 27 and February […]

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IAS reshuffle: Niranjan Sahu posted as RDC, Sambalpur

Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Friday effected a minor reshuffle in the administrative set up by moving six Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officials to new place. As per a notification issued by the General Administration and Public Grievances Department, 2004-batch officer and Labour Commissioner Niranjan Sahu was transferred and appointed as the new Revenue Divisional […]

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Bolangir LPG bottling plant dedicated to nation

Bolangir: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Friday dedicated the Bolangir LPG bottling plant to the nation in the presence of Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, State Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment and High Education Minister Arun Sahoo, Bolangir MP Sangeeta Singh Deo and local MLA Narasingha Mishra. Though Vice President M […]

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BJD is not dependent on me for its survival & growth, says Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: In a befitting reply to critics who have projected BJD as a personality-centric party, BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said that his party is not dependent on any particular leader, including him, for its survival and growth. “Biju Janata Dal is not a political party and it is not dependant […]

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Train tickets in Odia launched, to be available in 317 stations in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The facility of unreserved tickets in Odia language was launched by Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan here at Bhubaneswar railway station in the presence of Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha member Aparajita Sarangi and Rajya Sabha member Raghunath Mohapatra. The facility will be available in 317 stations across the State, said a […]

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With a new look, Rajdhani Express showcases Odisha’s cultural heritage

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday flagged off Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express with a fresh look here at the Bhubaneswar railway station in the presence of Lok Sabha member Aparajita Sarangi and Rajya Sabha member Raghunath Mohapatra. The coaches depicted the cultural heritage of Odisha. NALCO is sponsoring […]

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People of Odisha will forever be grateful to Vajpayee for AIIMS, says Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that the people of Odisha will forever be grateful to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee for granting an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to the State. In his Independence Day Speech on August 15, 2003, Vajpayee announced opening […]

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Matriculation exam to begin from February 19

Bhubaneswar: The annual High School Certificate (HSC) or Matriculation examination will begin from February 19 and will conclude on March 2, announced Board of Secondary Education (BSE) on Tuesday. BSE President Ramashis Hazra said that students will appear for Odia on the first day of the examination while English examination will be held on February […]

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“Half Pant Babu”, “Nil” arrested for links with notorious drug smuggler Sk Raja

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of CID Odisha has arrested “Half Pant Babu” alias Basant Behera and “Nil” alias Niladri Das for their alleged links with notorious drug smuggler Sk Raja of Balasore, who was arrested in September this year. One Yamaha scotty, three mobiles and some incriminating documents were seized from their possession. […]

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India successfully flight-tests Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile from Chandipur

Balasore: India on Monday successfully flight-tested Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) system developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur in Balasore district off the Odisha coast at 11.45 am. The missile was flight-tested with full configuration in deployment mode intercepting the target mid-air, meeting the mission […]

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