BMC launches ‘Wheel of Kindness’ initiative to donate clothes to needy in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, April 1: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday launched a one-of-its-kind initiative called ‘Wheel of Kindness’ to donate clothes to the poor, needy and homeless people living in the State Capital, on the occasion of ‘Utkala Dibasa’. Interested people can donate their clothes at BMC main office and at zonal offices or they […]

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CRUT’s MoBus service gets SMART SPV Award

Bhubaneswar, March 26: The Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT), the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of the Odisha Government, which runs MoBus has been adjudged winner at 6th Smart Cities India Awards 2021 in the ‘Smart SPV/Municipal Corporation’ award category. On behalf of CRUT, General Manager Dipti Mahapatro received the award at Pragati Maidan in Delhi […]

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Senior citizens’ recreation centre opened in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, March 20: The Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) on Saturday opened a Senior Citizens’ Recreation Centre at the Integrated Public Service Centre (IPSC) in Saheed Nagar. The recreation centre will have facilities like indoor games and yoga for health and wellness, meeting place and other amenities. It would provide a quality atmosphere where the […]

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Ancient stone blocks damaged in Old Town’s Suka Sari complex

Bhubaneswar March 19:  The four stone beams that were excavated from the excavated area of the Sibatirtha Mutt, just 50 metres away from the wall of the Lingaraj Temple were kept near the Gadi of the Mutt. These 20 ft single piece square stone beams are at least 15 tons each. These are unique finds; […]

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BMC to set up Cultural Corridor in Bhubaneswar to promote Odisha’s art & culture

Bhubaneswar, March 9: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to set up a ‘Cultural Corridor’, a one-of-its-kind initiative, in the city to promote Odisha’s rich and diverse art and culture with boosting livelihoods of many people, especially the underprivileged ones and some of the gifted artisans of the state by providing them a platform […]

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Vedic Havan at DAV Chandrasekharpur for world peace

Bhubaneswar, March 6: Commemorating the 197th birth anniversary of Swami Dayananda Saraswati, a vedic havan for world peace was organised at DAV Public School, Chandrasekharpur on Sunday in collaboration with Arya Samaj, Odisha and Abhibyakti Foundation. A total 111 pious altars were set up to complete the rituals. Acharya Dr Sudarshan Deb, Dr Priyabrata Das, […]

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Bhubaneswar ranked second Most Livable City in India

Bhubaneswar, March 4: Bhubaneswar, the Capital City of Odisha, has been adjudged the second best city in India in the “below 1 million population” category on the Ease of Living Index-2020 with an overall score of 59.85 points out of 100. The quality of life in Bhubaneswar is better than cities like Gurugram (56.00) and […]

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Phase-II COVID-19 vaccine drive: 785 people inoculated in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, March 1: As many as 785 people, including 749 senior citizens and 36 comorbid people were administered their first vaccine shots in State capital city of Bhubaneswar as the phase-II nation-wide COVID-19 vaccination drive began. The vaccination process that started at 10 AM continued till 5 PM. Today, vaccination drive was carried out at […]

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BMC to hold month-long holding tax, trade, food licence mela in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, February 25: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will organise a month-long ‘mela’ or fair to help the residents of the Capital City in paying or assessing Holding Tax and applying for new Trade License and Food License under one roof in a hassle-free and smooth manner. The mela will be held at different places […]

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