Odisha Health Minister Naba Das shot at by cop, succumbs to bullet injury

Bhubaneawar, January 29: Naba Kisore Das, senior BJD leader and Odisha Health and Family Welfare Minister, succumbed to a bullet injury to his chest after being shot at by a police officer at Brajrajnagar in Jharsuguda district on Sunday. “Health Minister was admitted to Apollo with gunshot wounds to the left chest. A team of […]

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Odisha Health Minister Naba Das shot at by cop in Jharsuguda, critical

Jharsuguda/Bhubaneawar, January 29: Naba Kisore Das, senior BJD leader and Odisha Health and Family Welfare Minister, sustained a bullet injury to his chest after being shot at by a police officer at Brajrajnagar in his home district Jharsuguda on Sunday. Das, who represents the Jharsuguda Assembly constituency since 2009, was first rushed to the District […]

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CM lays foundation stone for Judicial Archives, HC employees’ residential complex at Cuttack

Cuttack, January 28: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday laid foundation stone for Centre for Judicial Archives and High Court Employees’ Residential Complex at Cuttack here. “I thank Orissa High Court for this unique initiative,” said Patnaik. Attending the foundation laying ceremony of the Centre for Judicial Archives at Cuttack, CM Naveen Patnaik thanked Orissa […]

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Manoj Sharma new ECoR General Manager

Bhubaneawar, January 25: Manoj Sharma, an 1985-batch Indian Railway Service of Engineering (IRSE) officer has joined as the East Coast Railway (ECoR) General Manager, said an official release. Prior to the new posting, Sharma was working as Chief Administrative Officer (Construction) of Central Railway (CR) at Mumbai. He has also worked as Divisional Railway Manager […]

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DS Kutey awarded President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service

Bhubaneswar, January 25: Senior IPS officer Dhirendra Sambhaji Kutey has been chosen for President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service. The 1997-batch IPS Officer is now serving as Special Secretary to the Chief Minister. Constable of Odisha Vigilance Directorate Prahallad Kumar Rout has also been honoured with President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service. Similarly, eleven other […]

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Four Odias conferred with Padma Shri

Bhubaneawar/New Delhi, January 25: Four eminent personalities from Odisha- Maguni Charan Kuanr, Antaryami Mishra, Patayat Sahu and Krishna Patel will receive the Padma Shri Award, the Centre announced on Wednesday. While Kunar will be given the Padma Shri for Art, Mishra will be conferred with the highest civilian honour for literature and education, Patel fot […]

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Aparajita targets Odisha Govt over illegal mining

Bhubaneswar, January 24: Senior BJP leader and Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi on Tuesday claimed that the Odisha Government has admitted occurrence of large-scale irregularities in auction of mines in the State resulting in loss of thousands of crores of rupees to the exchequer. “The State Government in a letter to the Ministry of Coal and […]

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OSDMA bags Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar-2023

Bhubaneswar, January 23: The Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) and Lunglei Fire Station (LFS), Mizoram, both in the Institutional category, have been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar-2023 for their excellent work in disaster management. According to a Ministry of Home Affairs, the Government of India has instituted an annual award […]

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Odisha Cabinet approves drinking water projects worth Rs 1,287 crore

Bhubaneswar, January 21: With an aim to provide safe drinking water to the people living in the rural areas, the Odisha Cabinet led by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday approved three tenders worth Rs 1,287 crore for execution of nine mega piped water supply projects in Malkangiri, Nayagarh and Jajpur districts. “The Government has […]

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Odisha clears inclusion of 22 castes in SEBC list

Bhubaneawar, January 21: The Odisha Cabinet led by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday approved inclusion of 22 backward castes/communities in the State list of socially and educationally backward classes (SEBC). “The decision will certainly help people belonging to the 22 castes to avail all the social welfare measures and benefits leading to their inclusive […]

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