Nandanik to hold three-day online theatre festival from August 1

Koraput: Nandanik, a Koraput-based will hold a three-day Online Theatre Festival between August 1 and 3 here on the occasion of its 6th Foundation Day and 5th Deomali National Theatre Festival 2020 on 2-3 August 2020. The objective of the programme is to provide moral boost and support to theatre artists who have reclined to […]

Continue Reading

Central University Common Entrance Test postponed

Koraput: The Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) for admission into all UG and PG programmes at Central University of Odisha (CUO), Koraput scheduled to be held on May 30 and 31 and for research programmes on June 6 and 7 were postponed, said an official release. “Last date for submission of online application form […]

Continue Reading

Governor graces KLF closing ceremony

Koraput: Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal on Monday opined that a writer’s pen is more powerful than Trishula of Lord Shiba and Sudarsan of Lord Krishna and the purpose of literature is to prosper the world. The Governor while attending the valedictory ceremony of the Second Koraput Literary Festival (KLF) at Tribal Museum here said that […]

Continue Reading

Mo Sarkar: CM announces measures to boost public health infra, patient care

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday approved several measures for four hospitals based on feedbacks received from people during the visit of officials to various districts as part of Mo Sarkar initiative. The Chief Minister said the bed capacity at the Malkangiri district headquarters hospital (DHH) will be increased to 200. An attendant rest […]

Continue Reading

Govt tables Kunduli minor girl assault, suicide report in Assembly

Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Saturday tabled the judicial commission report along with action taken report related to the alleged incident of kidnapping, sexual assault and suicide of a minor girl of village Musaguda in Koraput district. Minister of State (Home) Dibya Shankar Mishra tabled the report along with the ATR. The development came a […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Five Maoists gunned down in Odisha’s Koraput

Koraput: At least five Maoists, including three women cadres, were gunned down in an encounter with security personnel in Kituba area under Padua police station in Koraput district on Wednesday. The encounter took place between the Special Operations Group (SOG), District Voluntary Force (DVF) personnel and the red rebels at about 2.45 pm, which lasted […]

Continue Reading

Boat Ambulance Service in four Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has launched Boat Ambulance Service in four districts in the State to augment emergency medical services in areas cut off by rivers or reservoirs. With a fleet of six boats and 60 jetties, the service will complement the existing ambulance service on the ground. While two ambulances have been sanctioned each […]

Continue Reading