Prasanna Pradhan takes over as Bhubaneswar Airport Director

Bhubaneawar, June 30: Prasanna Pradhan on Thursday took over as the new Director of the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here succeeding PR Beuria. Prior to this, Pradhan was part of the Corporate Headquarters team in Delhi as General Manager( Admin). An Engineering Graduate, Pradhan has vast experience in the field of Air Traffic Management, […]

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Odisha: CM felicitates Thomas Cup Champions

Bhubaneswar, June 8: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday felicitated Indian men’s team members and coach for the spectacular victory in Thomas Cup 2022. India won this coveted cup for the first time in the history of Thomas cup championship since it started in 1948-49. Apart from Hockey and Cricket, this is only third sporting […]

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Odisha: 115 vehicles penalised in 12-hour special drive for MV Act violations

Cuttack, April 28: As many as 115 vehicles were penalised for not complying with the safety standards of MV Act in a 12-hour State-wide special drive held between 8 PM of Wednesday and 8 AM of Thursday by the enforcement squad of State Transport Authority (STA), said an official release today. According to a STA […]

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Puri police initiates process to confiscate drug peddler Anirudh Jaisingh’s Rs 1 crore assets

Puri, April 28: Nearly a month after Puri police moved a competent authority under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act to confiscate assets worth over Rs 1 crore of brown sugar smuggler Anirudh Jaisingh alias Anu, the latter on Wednesday night passed an order for forfeiture of ill-gotten properties. This is the first […]

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Odisha, Jharkhand hold 11th Executive Committee meeting on ‘Galudih’ joint project

Bhubaneswar, April 25: The 11th Executive Committee Meeting on Galudih Joint Project was held on Monday to discuss issues pertaining to Subarnarekha Multipurpose Project. Additional Chief Secretary, (State Water Resources Department) Anu Garg, Jharkhand Water Resources Department Secretary Prashant Kumar led the delegations of Government of Odisha and Jharkhand, respectively. The programme and progress of […]

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Ensure uninterrupted power supply to rural & urban areas: Odisha Chief Secretary

Bhubaneswar, April 25: Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra on Monday reviewed power supply situation in the State through digital mode from the State Lokseba Bhawan here and directed the authorities to ensure power supply to all areas of the State both rural and urban. “As there was rising heat and examination of the students would […]

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Odisha asks schools to apply brakes on unfit buses

Cuttack, April 24: Expressing deep concern over the plying of school buses flouting road safety norms in the State, the State Transport Authority (STA) has appealed to schools to check the fitness of vehicles ferrying children and abide by Motor Vehicle law. The appeal came after nearly 1,100 vehicles engaged in transporting school students in […]

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Self-defence training launched at Ayeba Higher Secondary School

Kendrapara, April 17: With an objective of addressing fear and to empower the girls to defend themselves in any set of circumstances, a self defence training programme was inaugurated on Saturday at the Government Science Higher Secondary School at Ayeba in Kendrapara district. Inaugurating the programme, institute Principal Dr. Binayak Prasad Pradhan said that self-defence […]

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Odisha: Chief Secretary visits Swabhiman Anchal

Malkangiri, April 15: Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra on Friday visited different places in Swabhiman Anchal of Chitrakonda, once considered a hot bed of Maoists. He visited the area on the second day of his two-days tour to Malkangiri. Mahapatra reviewed field level implementation of the Swabhiman Anchal special packages announced by Chief Minister Naveen […]

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Ispat Express to be extended up to Kantabanjhi from tomorrow

Bhubaneawar, April 11: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to extend the services of 12871/12872 Howrah-Titilagarh-Howrah Ispat Express up to Kantabanji from Tuesday (April 12). According to an ECoR release, on the inaugural run of the extended portion, this train will leave from Kantabanji at 10 AM as a Special Train and will arrive […]

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