Prof Chakradhar Tripathi takes charge as new CUO Vice-Chancellor 

Koraput, September 26: Prof. Chakradhar Tripathi on Monday took the charge of the Vice- Chancellor of Central University of Odisha (CUO) at its permanent campus at Sunabeda. He took over the charges from Vice Chancellor in-charge Prof. SK Palita. Prof. Tripathi is the fourth regular Vice-Chancellor of the University. Prior to joining the CUO, Prof. […]

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CM releases “Encyclopaedia of Tribes in Odisha”

Bhubaneswar, September 26: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday released five edited volumes of “Encyclopaedia of Tribes in Odisha” published by SC &ST Research and Training Institute and Odisha State Tribal Museum in the Museum complex here. Odisha is the only State till now to publish an Encyclopaedia of all Tribes. All the five edited […]

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Union Minister Tudu participates in “Seva Pakhwada” event 

New Delhi, September 24: Union Minister of State for Jal Shakti and Tribal Affairs Bishweswar Tudu on Saturday participated in a cleanliness programme organised on the premises of Shri Jagannath Temple in Tyagraj Nagar here. The programme was organised under “Seva Pakhwada” to celebrate the 72nd birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The celebration of […]

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Odisha: Padhee suggests millet snacks in Govt meetings

Bhubaneswar, September 22: State Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department Principal Secretary Dr Arabinda Kumar Padhee has requested all the departments to include millet-based snacks in the official meetings. In a letter to the administrative head of all the departments in the State, Padhee said, “The Departments can add millet-based products like cookies, mixture, sticks, khurma. […]

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AIIMS Bhubaneswar performs first successful kidney transplantation

– Liver & Bone Marrow Transplantation services soon  Bhubaneswar, September 20: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneawar has successfully conducted its first case of Live-Related Kidney Transplantation, said an official release on Tuesday. According to a AIIMS Bhubaneswar statement, the donor- recipient duo of father-son are doing fine, and the transplanted kidney […]

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Odisha Govt hikes DA by 3%

Bhubaneswar, September 19: The Odisha Government on Monday announced a hike of 3 per cent in the Dearness Allowance (DA) for the State Government employees and pensioners, with retrospective effect from January 1, 2022. Nearly 7.5 lakh regular employees and pensioners will be benefited in the State. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved a proposal in […]

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Odisha: Special drive against overloaded heavy vehicles from Monday

Cuttack, September 17: The State Transport Authority (STA) has decided to launch a six-day anti overloading campaign throughout the State from September 19 (Monday). “Overloading of vehicles would attract a penalty of Rs 20,000 and additional fine of Rs 2,000 per extra tonne. Also, the Driving Licence (DL) may be disqualified for three months,” said […]

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Poshan Mela: AIIMS Bhubaneswar to lead capacity building of MAS members

Bhubaneswar, September 15: In order to create awareness on key nutritional behavioural changes and building capacities of the Mahila Aarogy Samiti (MAS) members, AIIMS Bhubaneswar on Thursday organised ‘Poshan Mela’ at the Nayapalli Urban Health & Training Centre here. Speaking on the occasion, AIIMS Bhubaneswar Executive Director Prof (Dr) Ashutosh Biswas said that the premier […]

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Odisha: Pay fine upto Rs 10,000 fine if your vehicle doesn’t have HRSP

Cuttack, September 15: Pay Rs 5000 to Rs 10,000 fine if your vehicle does not have high security registration plate (HRSP) as the State Transport Authority (STA) has decided to carry out the enforcement activities against vehicles without HRSP from October 1. “Registration numbers ending with 1, 2, 3 and 4 will end on September […]

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Odisha: Shalini Pandit new Health Secretary

Bhubaneawar, September 14: The Odisha Government on Wednesday effected a major bureaucratic reshuffle. According to a of the General Administration Department, 2001 batch IAS officer and National Health Mission (NHM) Director Shalini Pandit is appointed as Health & Family Welfare Department Secretary. Pandit is associated with the Health & Family Welfare Department since 2015 as […]

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