Webinar: Protecting Rights Of The Marginalized During Covid

Bhubaneswar: A webinar on the theme “Protecting Rights of the Marginalized during Covid” was organized and hosted by the Centre for the Sustainable Use of Natural and Social Resources (CSNR) here on Saturday. Around around 100 interns on human rights issues attended the webinar, while legal luminaries of the country such as senior advocate Mihir […]

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Smart City Bhubaneswar tops in Citizen Perception Survey of CSE Ease of Living Report

Bhubaneswar, June 19: Smart City Bhubaneswar has done it again! It has come as the fourth ranked city among the top 10 Livable Capital Cities in the entire nation. Interestingly, the Temple City has topped in the Citizen Perception Survey with the highest score of 94.8 out of 100. As per the New Delhi-based Centre […]

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‘Aahar’ treats hunger of the needy during lockdown days in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneawar June, 16: Despite the COVID-19 lockdown, Aahar outlets across the capital city continue to serve people in need. Considering the need of the citizens regularly depending on Aahar centers, the Bhubaneawar Municipal Corporation has kept opening of all 12 Aahar outlets in Bhubaneswar since May 5. Special protocol has been followed in managing the […]

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Minor girl working as domestic help in ex-Collector’s house rescued in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, June 14: A 12-year-old girl was rescued from the house of a retired district Collector from IRC Village area here on Monday while she was engaged in domestic work. It was learnt that the son of the house owner works as a professor at the National Law University, Hyderabad and daughter runs an English […]

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Suspected of killing goat, elderly man tied to electric pole and thrashed in Odisha

Cuttack, June 12: An elderly man was tied to an electricity pole and thrashed by fellow villagers in Gotara village under Mahanga police station, video of which has gone viral. The man was thrashed by the crowd after they suspected him of killing a goat, which was found dead near the victim’s jute farmland. According […]

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“Unnati Bhawan” becomes first Odisha Govt building to be certified with IGBC’s Gold Rating

Bhubaneswar, April 28: The “Unnati Bhawan,” located in Satynagar here became the first Government building to be certified with Gold Rating by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) Green Existing Building Rating System, said an official release. According to a State Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) Department release, the building is an ideal demonstration of […]

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COVID-19 Surge: BMC to augment call handling capacity of 1929 Call Centre soon

Bhubaneswar, April 27: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has chalked out a strategy to improve the capacity of its 1929 Call Centre, which has been operating round-the-clock at the Bhubaneswar Operations Centre (BOC) of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) office, said an official release. According to a BMC release, the objective behind the plan is […]

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Each ward of 114 ULBs in Odisha to have Rain water harvesting structures

Bhubaneswar, April 23: Rain water harvesting structures will now be constructed under the Urban Wage Employment Initiative (UWEI) in each ward of all 114 ULBs of Odisha with Mission Shakti Groups engaged as Implementing Partners, said an official release. According to a Housing & Urban Development (H&UD) Department statement, a State-level Task Force headed by […]

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Ground Penetrating Survey in Old Town of Bhubaneswar – Too little, too late

Bhubaneswar April 21: The ongoing Ground Penetration Radar survey underway in the areas coming under the Ekamrakshetra Beautification Project is an effort which is too little and too late. The entire area that had been earlier cleared for the project and laid with cement tiles is now being surveyed. The Gujarat based company engaged for […]

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Union Cabinet okays subsidy for urea produced via coal-gasification by Talcher Fertilizer

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, April 20: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday approved the proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for the formulation of exclusive subsidy policy for Urea produced through coal gasification route by Talcher Fertilizers Limited (TFL). Considering the strategic energy security and urea self-sufficiency of […]

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