Special train between Puri-Rishikesh from January 27

Bhubaneswar, January 22: The Ministry of Railways has been decided to run special train between Puri and Yog Nagari Rishikesh during the upcoming Mahakumbh Mela at Haridwar. According to an East Coast Railway communiqué, Puri-Yog Nagari Rishikesh-Puri Special (08477/08478) will leave from Puri at 8.45 PM from January 27 to April 30 and will leave […]

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Hot Axle Box Detection System installed at Belsonda, Boinda & Brundamal

Bubaneswar, January 20: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has installed “Hot Axle Box Detection System” at Belsonda, Boinda and Brundamal Stations over Sambalpur division, said an official release. According to the ECoR, this is a system based on sensors which gathers information on Rolling Stock conditions like Bearing condition, and Axle Temperature etc., of the […]

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Odisha records immunization coverage of 85% on Day-1; Adverse effects mere 0.02%

Bhubaneswar, January 16: Odisha on Saturday recorded 85 per cent vaccination against COVID-19 with 13, 980 health and sanitary workers being immunised in 161 session sites across the State on the first phase of the nation-wide vaccination drive. However, only three minor AEFI (Adverse Event Following Immunization) cases were reported in the State that worked […]

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PM Modi leads nation in mourning Padma Shri D Prakash Rao’s demise

Bhubaneswar, January 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and a host of other leaders and people from different walks of life on Tuesday expressed deep shock and grief over the death of noted social activist and a “tea seller with a difference” Padma Shri D Prakash Rao. “Saddened […]

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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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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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No case of bird flu in Odisha so far, says Chief Secretary

Bhubaneswar, January 6: So far, no case of bird flu has been reported in the State, said Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra here on Wednesday. Amidst the bird flu scare in several parts of the country, the Chief Secretary today reviewed the possible bird flu scenario in the State and said that till today there […]

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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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