PM Modi briefed on ‘Omicron’ at key meet

New Delhi November 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday was briefed about the new Variant of Concern ‘Omicron’ along with its characteristics and the impact seen in various countries. According to a PMO statement, the Prime Minister asked officials to review plans for easing of international travel restrictions in light of the emerging new […]

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BMC encourages digital payment

Bhubaneswar, November 26: With a green signal to start the Unified Payment Interface Quick Response (UPI QR ) process to encourage digital payment in the city, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday communicated authorisation to the agency namely “One97 Communication Ltd (Paytm).” Especially small business units and merchants like tea stalls owners, street vendors, […]

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BMC adds nine colony parks to its list in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, November 26: At least nine small parks of the capital city have been added to the park list of list of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC). As per the order of Commissioner, all parks having area less than half acre will be looked after by BMC. Parks more than half acre will be managed by […]

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Now, it is our turn to give back to SCB: CM Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack, November 26: “It is my dream that nobody from Odisha should be forced to go outside for better medical treatment. We shall provide the best in SCB. For 75 years, the SCB has supported us – now it is our turn to give it back,” said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while speaking at the […]

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Amid protests, Mahima Dhaba near Kalinga Stadium demolished

Bhubaneswar, November 25: The joint enforcement of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and Commissionerate of police on Thursday demolished the Mahima Dhaba, illegally built on a patch of Government land near gate number 9 of Kalinga Stadium here, amid protests from the locals, including large number of women and as well as […]

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Winter Session: COVID-19 test for Odisha MLAs

Bhubaneswar, November 25: Ahead of the Winter Session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly, all the MLAs and their personal staff will undergo RT-PCR test. “Like previous sessions, the Winter Session will commence from December 1 with strict observance of the COVID-19 guidelines,” said Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro on Thursday. Patro said all the MLAs, Assembly […]

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FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021 declared open

Bhubaneswar, November 24: The much-anticipated FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar-2021, which will see 16 top teams from across the globe vie for the title, was declared open by Governor of Odisha Prof Ganeshi Lal at the Kalinga Stadium here on Wednesday. State Sports and Youth Services Minister Tusharkanti Behera, FIH president Dr […]

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Manveer’s art work on Puri beach spreads awareness on plastic menace in sea water

Bhubaneswar, November 24: For the visitors on the Puri’s beach the sight of a 15-feet long turtle since early morning today till the evening was a delightful sight. However, the big art work made from layered plastics by Delhi-based artist Manveer Singh was a collage of 250 small turtles of the waste plastic with a […]

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Special cover on Jain Acharya released by India Post

Bhubaneswar, November 23: A special cover on Sant Shiromani Acharya Shri 108 Vidyasagarji Maharaj was released by India Post at the Khandagiri Post Office on Monday in the presence of the proponents of the cover, Khandagiri Udayagiri Digambara Jain Sidhi Khetra. The cover commemorated the 50th Accession Day of the Sant and was released in […]

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BJD stages stir against LPG price hike in Bolangir

Bolangir, November 23: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Tuesday staged demonstration in front of Bolangir Collectorate here against the Central Government for the hike in LPG gas cylinders. Senior party leader Anang Uday Singh Deo led the protest, in which leaders and activists of BJD and all its frontal organisations – Biju Mahila […]

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