Smart City signs MoU with NEERI for development of water bodies in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, January 18: The Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Nagpur-based National Environment Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) for its projects under City Investments to Innovate, Integrate and Sustain (CITIIS) Programme to provide technical support to Revive and Restore Eco-Sensitive areas of Bhubaneswar for B-Active Quick Win and other projects. […]

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612 people vaccinated on Day-1 in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, January 16: A total of 612 beneficiaries were administered vaccines on Saturday on the first day of the massive nation-wide vaccination drive against COVID-19 in Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area. The immunization drive was being conducted in six different facilities of Bhubaneswar. They are Capital Hospital, AIIMS, SUM Hospital, KIIMS Hospital, BMC Hospital and […]

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Chandrasekhar Hota nominated to Odisha Sahitya Akademi

Bhubaneswar, January 16: Noted essayist and columnist Chandrasekhar Hota has been nominated as a member of the newly constituted general council of the Odisha Sahitya Akademi at its general body meeting held at the KalabhanjaMandap here on Wednesday. Despite being a police officer by profession, Hota has earned fame in different fields of literature, including […]

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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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Elephant mowed down by Puri-Surat Express in Odisha’s Sambalpur; train engine derails

Bhubaneswar, December 21: The Surat bound Puri-Surat Special dashed with an elephant between Hatibari and Maneswar Railway Station in Angul-Sambalpur Railway Section under Sambalpur Division of East Coast Railway (ECoR) in the wee hours of Monday. All front wheels of the train engine got derailed. There was no casualty or injury to any passenger and […]

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SIT cracks Nayagarh minor girl murder case, arrests one

Bhubaneswar, December 20: The Arun Bothra-led Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Sunday claimed to have cracked the sensational abduction and murder case of a five-year-old girl of Jadupur in Nayagarh district and arrested the main accused, who belonged to the deceased’s village. This is the first arrest in the case. The arrest came five days […]

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COVID-19: Odisha’s recovery tally rises to 3,21,309

Bhubaneswar, December 19: As many as 362 more Covid patients have recovered in the last 24 hours in the State, taking the number of persons cured of the virus in Odisha to 3,21,309, informed the Health and Family Welfare Department on Saturday. According to the department, the highest number of 50 Covid patients recovered in […]

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Bhubaneswar-Tirupati Special to remain suspended

Bhubaneswar, December 18: In view of non-interlocking works which is safety related modernization work in Gudur-Tirupati Railway Section under Guntakal Railway Division of South Central Railway jurisdiction, the Ministry of Railways has decided to cancel Bhubaneswar-Tirupati-Bhubaneswar Special for one day from both the directions. According to an East Coast Railway (ECoR) communiqué, Bhubaneswar-Tirupati-Bhubaneswar Special (08479/08480) […]

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CM launches PAReSHRAM portal; 22 services of Labour & ESI Dept available online

Bhubaneswar, December 17: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated PAReSHRAM portal to ensure digital access of services of the Labour and ESI Department under the transformative 5T charter of the State Government. As part of the initiative, at least 22 services are available online in first phase with a total of 52 services planned […]

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Odisha Cabinet approves Ordinance for better management of Lingaraj temple affairs

Bhubaneswar, December 14: The Odisha Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday approved Shree Lingaraj Temple Ordinance in line with Sri Jagannath Temple Act. The 11th century shrine is presently governed by Odisha Hindu Religious Endowment Act. The Lingaraj Temple Act will help in better execution of rituals and management. As per Lingaraj […]

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