Odisha gets maiden advanced diagnostic centre for fungi at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar  

Bhubaneswar, November 25: The Advanced Molecular and Diagnostic Research Centre for Fungi, first of its kind laboratory in eastern India, was inaugurated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here. The centre was set up by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in Department of Microbiology. It will act as a referral […]

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Rs 106 crore loans disbursed to 2,743 SHGs in Khordha

Khordha, November 20: A sum of Rs 106.05 crore was disbursed to as many as 2,743 Self Help Groups (SHGs) in the district-level Mission Shakti Mega Loan Mela here on Sunday. Being organised at the Jayee Rajguru Town Hall here, the loan mela saw disbursement of Rs 106.05 crore against target of Rs 100 crore. […]

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Roop Narayan Sunkar new ECoR GM

Bhubaneawar, November 7: Senior Indian Railway Service of Engineering (IRSE) officer Roop Narayan Sunkar joined in East Coast Railway as General Manager here on Monday. Prior to the new posting, the 1985-batch IRSE officer Sunkar was working as Chief Administrative Officer (Construction) of South East Central Railway (SECR) at Bilaspur. He also worked as Chief […]

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BJP’s Suryabanshi Suraj defeats BJD to retain Dhamnagar seat; Naveen says ‘it was expected’

Bhubaneawar, November 6: BJP candidate Suryabanshi Suraj won the Dhamnagar Assembly bypoll in against his nearest rival, Abanti Das of the ruling BJD by 9,881 votes on Sunday. Suraj, the son of late MLA Bishnu Charan Sethi, whose demise necessitated the by-elections, got 80,351 votes, while Das secured 70,470 votes for the Dhamnagar bypoll in […]

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Odisha intensifies vigil to curb road mishaps during picnic season 

Cuttack, November 1: The State Transport Authority on Tuesday launched a two-month long special enforcement drive with an aim to promote safety, reduce road accidents and fatalities across Odisha during the picnic season. “A month-wise analysis of road accident statistics has revealed that winter times, especially November to February account for nearly 30 per cent […]

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Odisha: CM launches Jeypore-Bhubaneswar flight services, first scheduled flight to KBK

Bhubaneswar, October 31: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday flagged off direct flight services between Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar and Jeypore Airport in Koraput district. This is the first scheduled flight to the KBK region. Jeypore airport is completely owned by the State Government. The commencement of flight operations under the Centre’s regional connectivity […]

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HSRP affixation deadline extended again in Odisha

Cuttack, October 29: For the convenience of vehicle owners the timeline for affixation of High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) on old vehicles registered prior to April 1, 2019 till February 2023. According to a State Transport Authority statement, the last date for registration number ending with 1& 2 and 3 & 4 is November 30, […]

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SAIL-AAI sign agreement for commercial operations at Rourkela Airport

Bhubaneawar, October 28: The Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) and the Airport Authority of India (AAI) on Friday signed an Operation and Management (O&M) agreement in New Delhi to facilitate commercial operations from Rourkela. According to a Ministry of Steel statement, SAIL had signed a MOU for the use of its own airport, under […]

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AIIMS Bhubaneswar conducts free Bone Mineral Density test on World Osteoporosis Day

Bhubaneswar, October 20: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar on Thursday celebrated World Osteoporosis Day here. Around 300 people attended the event. A free Bone Mineral Density check-up was performed on them, out of which 78 patients were found to have reduced bone mineral density. Osteoporosis is a common problem after the […]

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IBM’s Client Innovation Centre opened in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, October 16: In a major boost to IT ecosystem in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday inaugurated IBM’s Client Innovation Centre here which will have capacity for 500 employees. This is in line with the forays IBM has been making into emerging cities to get access to the diverse and rich talent available […]

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