Premier of short film, Iskul Dakuche Aa, held

Bhawanipatna, September 18: Amid the concerns over rise in dropout rates in the schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kalahandi district education administration has produced a short-film – “Iskul Dakuche Aa” – to raise awareness among the parents and children on the importance of continuance of education. The film was premiered at a special event […]

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Lt General S Mohan visits Bhubaneswar Sainik School

Bhubaneswar, September 17: Lt General S Mohan, General Officer Commanding, Madhya Bharat Area, Jabalpur Cantt on Friday visited Sainik School here for the first time since he had taken over his official responsibility. On his arrival he was received by Gp Capt S Dominic Rayan, Principal, Sainik School Bhubaneswar, Cdr Pritika Sharma, Capt B Pradhan, […]

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Akash Dasnayak organises free health camp for Old Age Home residents on his birthday

Bhubaneswar, September 17: Actor-turned-politician and Mo-College Chairperson Akash Dasnayak organised a free eye and health check-up camp for the residents of Shree Krishna Anand Old Age Care at Nuagaon here on the occasion of his birthday, on Friday. The former MLA’s charitable initiative, Udra, collaborated with doctors from Bhumika Eye Hospital and Shree Hospital for […]

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Orissa High Court rejects plea seeking permission for increasing Durga idol height

Cuttack, September 17: The Orissa High Court on Friday rejected the petition filed by Cuttack’s Balu Bazar Puja Committee seeking relaxation in restrictions imposed on height of Durga idol by the Odisha Government. The Court refused to interfere with August 9 guidelines on festivals where the restrictions have been imposed to keep the height of […]

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Book ‘Secrets of Similipal’ presented to Odisha Chief Minister

Bhubaneawar, September, 16: Odisha Lokayukta Member Dr. Debabrata Swain on Thursday met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the latter’s residence Naveen Niwas here and presented a copy of the book ‘Secrets of Smilipal – A Wonderland of Elephants and Melanistic Tigers’, written by him. The book has been jointly published by Astral International Private Limited, […]

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NABARD Chairman calls on Odisha Chief Minister 

Bhubaneswar, September 16: NABARD Chairman Dr. GR Chintala on Thursday called on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the latter’s residence Naveen Niwas here and discussed on issues for strengthening rural infrastructure in the State. “During the discussion, the Chief Minister highlighted massive efforts of the State Government to reduce poverty and ensure rapid infrastructure development […]

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Odisha CM inaugurates Utkal Alumina’s expansion unit in Rayagada

Bhubaneswar, September 16: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inaugurated the expansion project of Utkal Alumina Refinery at Kashipur in Rayagada. With this expansion, the production capacity of Utkal Alumina has been enhanced from 1.5 million ton to 2 million ton per annum (MTPA). Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Patnaik said that the economy […]

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Amid 3rd wave fears, Odisha to see muted Vishwakarma puja celebrations

By Anil Dhir Bhubaneswar, September 16: Lord Vishwakarma, the son of Brahma, the chief architect of the world, is a divine craftsman who designed Dwarka, which is now submerged in the Arabian Sea and Maya Sabha for the Pandavas. The ancient cities of Indraprastha, Hastinapur, and Lanka were designed by him. Another popular folklore related […]

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CII donates Oxygen Concentrators to BMC to combat COVID-19

Bhubaneswar, September 16: The Odisha state council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Thursday donated 15 oxygen concentrators to the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) to help the administration in its effort to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic amid concerns of a possible third wave. A CII delegation led by Santosh K Mohapatra, Ex-Chairman, […]

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PM Modi inaugurates Defence Offices Complexes

New Delhi, September 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the Defence Offices Complexes at Kasturba Gandhi Marg and Africa Avenue here. He also visited the Defence Office Complex at Africa Avenue and interacted with Army, Navy, Air Force and Civilian Officers. “With today’s inauguration of complexes, India has taken another step in developing […]

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