Transported 7000 Tonnes of Parcel during lockdown: ECoR

Bhubaneswar: In the first quarter of current financial year – from April to June, 2020- the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has loaded 7,000 Tonnes of parcel that include 6160 Tonnes of essential commodities through Special Parcel Express Trains during the lockdown. According to an ECoR statement, at least 31 Tonnes of medicine & 20 Tonnes […]

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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 […]

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Passenger train services to restart from Tuesday, online booking begins tomorrow

New Delhi: Indian Railways has decided to gradually restart passenger train operations from May 12 (Tuesday), initially with 15 pairs of trains (30 return journeys), said an official release.These trains will be run as special trains from New Delhi Station connecting Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, […]

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Depleting liquor stocks: Odisha Govt urged to reopen bottling plants, breweries & distilleries

Bhubaneswar: Excise Commissioner Anjan Kumar Manik has sought permission from the State Government to reopen bottling plants, breweries and distilleries ‘in advance to cater to the growing needs of liquor consumers’ soon after liquor shops are opened following the lifting of lockdown. In 2018-19 financial year, the Odisha Government has received excise Rs 500 crore […]

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VIMSAR PG medical students seek timely completion of final exam

Bhubaneswar: The PG medical students of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla on Thursday sought timely completion of final examinations with available examiners within State. Schools and colleges have been shut and all types of examinations have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak in the country for indefinite period. VIMSAR […]

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Orissa HC cancels summer vacation to make up work loss due to Coronavirus

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court (HC) on Tuesday decided to suspend the ensuing summer vacation, if the lockdown is not extended beyond May 3 to make up for the loss of working hours due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic lockdown. The High Court has also cancelled the summer break of subordinate courts in June this […]

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Odisha launches Corona Sangramee portal

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has launched Corona Sangramee portal and invited volunteers to join the fight against the Coronaviurs (Covid-19) pandemic to cooperate the authorities in activities like healthcare, management of logistics and distribution of materials. Volunteers can register at https://covidsangramee.odisha.gov.in. The Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) in collaboration with UNICEF has developed the […]

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Odisha allows intra-State movement of stranded migrant labourers for work

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Saturday allowed intra-State movement of stranded migrant workers, who wish to travel within the State for work. The agencies or contractors can transport them to workplaces in dedicated and designated vehicles. Around 86,000 migrant workers, of which around 16,000 are from within the State, have been accommodated in at least […]

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Sarpanchs get Collector’s power in Odisha to effectively manage Coronavirus

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday announced a humanitarian roadmap to facilitate return of people of Odisha stranded outside the States, after the ongoing lockdown restrictions are lifted. He also granted Collector’s power to the Sarpanchs to effectively manage the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in village levels. This will be done through community based monitoring […]

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CUO extends date for submitting admission forms till April 25

Bhubaneswar: The last date for submission of online application form for admission into various Under Graduate, Post-Graduate and Research programmes offered by Central University of Odisha (CUO), Koraput through CUCET 2020 was extended till April 25, said an official release. In view of the lockdown situation all over the country to prevent possible spread of […]

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