BMC cracks down on roadside eateries selling stale food in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, January 15: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) conducted raids on a number of temporary roadside eateries selling stale and unhygienic food here on Friday and destroyed huge quantity of food to safeguard the health of people. A special squad of the civic body led by South-East Zone Deputy Commissioner, Anshuman Rath conducted surprise raids […]

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First stock of 4.08 lakh Covid vaccine doses arrives in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, January 12: The first batch of Covishield, a Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here at 3.25 PM on Tuesday. The consignment consisted of 40,800 vials of vaccine having 4.08 lakh doses, said Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, P K […]

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Union Minister Pradhan inaugurates UBSS’s four-storied Arogya Bhawan

Cuttack, January 12: Union Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday inaugurated the new four-storied Arogya Bhawan (Patient Care and Help Center) of Utkal Bipanna Sahayata Samiti (UBSS) at Olatpur under Kantapada block in Cuttack district on the occasion National Youth Day marking the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. Built under […]

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CM, Dharmendra launch Bindusagar Lake Rejuvenation project

Bhubaneswar, January 9: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday jointly launched the Bindusagar Lake Rejuvenation initiative, a CSR project by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd here. Around Rs 70 lakh is being invested from the IndianOil Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) fund for this initiative. […]

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Gift-a-bicycle: Smart City, BMC donate 15 cycles to Peer Leaders

Bhubaneswar, January 8: The Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) on Friday organised “Gift-a-Bicycle” event in which cycles were distributed to 15 Peer Leaders, who were associated with BSCL and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) during the COVID-19 related awareness and sanitation drives. Today’s event was part of the CycleGiri and Cyclothon organized in the city to […]

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Bhubaneswar gets first ever ‘Mo Khata’ stall

Bhubaneswar, January 8: Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra on Friday inaugurated the first ever stall of compost made of organic waste, Mo Khata (My Compost) here at Rajmahal Sqaure here. The compost is being manufactured from the wet waste collected from the capital city area and processed in Micro Composting Centre. “This compost is 100% […]

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NALCO to invest Rs 30,000 crore on expansion by 2027-28 FY: Union Minister Pralhad Joshi

Bhubaneswar, January 7: Union Minister for Coal & Mines Pralhad Joshi on Thursday said that NALCO will invest around Rs 30,000 crore by financial year 2027-28 on the company’s expansion and diversification plans. Joshi was addressing the 41st Foundation Day of NALCO today at the company’s headquarters in Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha. Out […]

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Odisha CM inaugurates first-of-its-kind Fire Park 

Bhubaneswar, January 5: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated the “Fire Park”, a first-of-its-kind park in India and launched a dynamic online portal, ‘AgnishamaSeva’ of Odisha Fire Service on virtual platform. Located inside the premises of Odisha Fire & Disaster Academy in Bhubaneswar, the Fire Park will be opened to public on every Saturday […]

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High-performance workshop for Odisha’s Kho Kho coaches begins

Bhubaneswar, December 28: A two-day high-performance and sports science workshop for Kho Kho coaches began at the Kalinga Stadium Sports Complex on Monday here. Being jointly organised by the Sports and Youth Services Department and Odisha Kho Kho Association, the workshop will impart training to at least 33 khokho coaches from 16 districts in the […]

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Kalinga Stadium launched as Khelo India State Centre of Excellence

Bhubaneswar, December 22: Union Minister of Sports & Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju virtually inaugurated at least eight Khelo India State Centres of Excellence (KISCEs) across the country in the presence of concerned State Ministers on Tuesday, including one in Odisha’s Bhubaneswar. The States include Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Kerala, Telangana, Nagaland, Karnataka and Odisha. Central […]

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