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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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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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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Two minor girls gangraped in Bhubaneswar after being abducted 

Bhubaneawar, January 17: Two minor girls aged 12 and 14 years were allegedly gang raped near Patia railway station here on Monday night. The heinous crime came to the fore after their parents on registered a complaint with the GRP on Tuesday, with the help of Childline. According to the complaint, the two survivors live […]

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Adani Group plans to set up two medical colleges in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, January 17: The Gautam Adani-led Adani Group has proposed to set up two medical colleges in Bhadrak and Rayagada in the State to upgrade medical care facilities at the district level. The company, which has a port and logistics business in the State, plans to set up medical colleges in Bhadrak in the first […]

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Three-day Mukteswar Dance Festival concludes

Bhubaneswar, January 16: The three-day Mukteswar Dance Festival at the magnificent Mukteswar Temple ended with spellbinding performances of Odissi by renowned Odissi dancers of national and international repute showcasing the varied items of Odissi repertoire. Organised by the Odia Language, Literature and Culture Department, Government of Odisha in association with Odisha Sangeet Natak Akademi, the […]

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