Odisha rushes 2 young IAS officers to BMC, Khurda for Covid management

Bhubaneswar, September 1: The State Government on Tuesday deputed two IAS officers to assist in COVID-19 management in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Khurda district, which have now turned hotspots. Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy informed that Special Additional District Magistrates Parul Patwari and Vishal Singh posted in Ganjam have been transferred to BMC and Khurda […]

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Odisha’s Cuttack surpasses Khurda in daily COVID-19 case count, reports 589 fresh ones

Bhubaneswar: Cuttack surpassed Covid hotspot Khurda by reporting the highest daily spike in positive cases among all other districts on Monday, said the Information and Public Relations Department. The district reported 589 fresh cases in the last 24 hours whereas Khurda detected 474 cases during the period. Of the 2949 cases reported today in the […]

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President Kovind lays stone for Paika Memorial at Barunei foothills in Odisha

Khurda: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday laid the foundation stone of the memorial dedicated to the 1817 Paika Rebellion against the British on the foothills of Barunei Hills near Khurda Town in Khurda district to mark the completion of 200 years of the uprising of the ‘Paikas’. Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal, Andhra Pradesh […]

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Anil Dhir’s new book ‘The Prachi Valley’ released

Bhubaneswar:  Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Tuesday released a volume titled “The Prachi Valley”, written by noted historian and researcher Anil Dhir. The book is a detailed documentation of the monuments of this rich heritage site of the State. The Indian National trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) Bhubaneswar chapter had […]

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“Mo Bus” ridership crosses 60K mark

Bhubaneswar: The “Mo Bus” service has achieved a consistent ridership of 60,000 passengers in a day by connecting 22 major routes in Bhubaneswar, Khurda and Cuttack regions. In order to ensure a complete transformation of the urban public transport scenario in the capital city of Bhubaneswar and its hinterland through use of smart technology, service […]

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Ahead of PM Modi’s roadshow, BJP leader shot dead in Khurda

Bhubaneswar: A day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bhubaneswar for a roadshow and election rally, a local BJP leader was shot dead on Sunday late night in Khurda under Khurda Model Police station, about 25 km from Modi’s proposed meeting ground. This is the second instance of poll related violence and murder […]

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Bike-borne duo snatches Rs 3 lakh from senior citizen

Khurda: A bike-borne duo snatched a bag containing Rs 3 lakh from a retired Government official near Totapada under the Town police station on Wednesday. The victim Ramakanta Rath has lodged a complaint with the Town Model Police. He was returning home in Kalupada in his motorcycle after withdrawing the cash from the SBI, Khurda […]

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