Naveen to meet PM Modi today

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 10:30 am at the PM’s residence at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi today. Patnaik will present several crucial demands pertaining to the interest of Odisha, including Odisha’s participation in Ayushman Bharat, Special Category Status demand for Odisha, financial assistance for a […]

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E-Hospital Management in all DHHs in two months

Bhubaneswar: To provide more benefits to patients, the e-Hospital Management System (E-HMS) would be introduced in all District Headquarters Hospitals (DHHs) in Odisha in the next two months, informed a release of the Health and Family Welfare Department on Monday. Department Minister Naba Kishore Das conducted a review meeting of e-Hospital Management System for introduction […]

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Odisha to be the hub of ancillary industry in steel sector: Dharmendra Pradhan

Puri: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said that Odisha will be the hub for ancillary industry in steel sector in the country. “While India is the second largest steel producing country in the world, Odisha is a steel hub in it. The Union Government with support of […]

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Railway Week: Khurda Road division bags Overall Efficiency Shield

Bhubaneswar: To commemorate the advent of the first train on Indian soil in April 1853 between Bombay and Thane, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Friday observed the 64th Railway Week celebrations on Friday. Merit awards and Shields were handed over to various officers and staff for outstanding performance on the occasion. Khurda Road Division […]

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Pilot from Odisha among 13 onboard IAF’s missing AN-32 aircraft

Bhubaneswar: Flight Lieutenant Sunit Mohanty, a native of Ganjam district of Odisha is among the 13 Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel who went missing after IAF’s AN-32 aircraft went off the radar in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday. Meanwhile, the Indian Air Force (IAF) intensified the search operation to trace the aircraft that has gone missing […]

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Rs 3234-crore more to be spent on KALIA scheme

Bhubaneswar: The State Government has allocated an extra Rs 3,234 crore fund to accommodate 32.34 lakh additional beneficiaries  in the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme. The State Cabinet in its first meeting on May 29 approved a proposal for the enhancement of the target of KALIA beneficiaries to 75 lakh farm […]

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Plus-II online admission process begins

Bhubaneswar: The online admission process for Plus-II courses began on Thursday. The process will continue till June 20 (11.45 pm). No offline application will be entertained this year. The online CAF will be available on www.samodisha.gov.in starting 11 am today. Students can apply for different streams – Arts, Science, Commerce and Vocational – in more […]

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NEET results out, pass percentage dips in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The National Testing Agency (NTA) announced the results of the National Eligibility-cum- Entrance Test (UG) – 2019 on Monday. The average pass percentage was 59.44 per cent against last year’s 60.68 per cent in Odisha. According to a PIB communiqué, out of 32,378 students from Odisha, only 19,244 have qualified the exam. A total […]

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Outdoor alerting systems in ‘most lighting-prone’ blocks by July 7

Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) Managing Director and Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi has written to Collectors of eight districts asking them to facilitate installation of outdoor alerting systems in most lightning-prone blocks in their districts by July 7. The Collectors of Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Cuttack, Khurda, Nabarangpur and Sundergarh districts […]

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