716 ASOs jojn Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar, February 9: As many as 716 Assistant Section Officers (ASOs) joined the State Government on Friday. They will work in the State Secretariat (Lok Seva Bhawan) in different departments. An orientation programme was organised for the new recruits. It was graced by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Congratulating the Asst Section Officers and their family […]

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Ahead of simultaneous Assembly & Lok Sabha polls, Election Commission to visit Odisha from February 15

Bhubaneswar, February 8: Ahead of simultaneous Assembly and Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission (EC) will visit Odisha between February 15 and February 17 to review the preparedness of the State for the elections. It is usual for the EC to tour States ahead of Assembly or Lok Sabha elections to meet political parties, senior […]

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Odisha CM dedicates Puri Shree Jagannath Temple Parikrama Prakalpa to people

Puri, January 17: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday dedicated the Rs 800-crore Shree Mandir Parikrama Prakalpa or Shree Mandir Heritage Corridor Project to the people amid bhajan, sankitarn and yajna in the presence of a host of dignitaries in the pilgrim town. Gajapati Maharaj Dibyasingha Deb, the first servitor of Lord Jagannath, offers purnahuti […]

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NLCIL Awards 2400 MW Thermal Power Project in Odisha to BHEL; Project to come up in Jharsuguda

Bhubaneswar, January 13: NLC India Ltd, a Navratna Company under the Ministry of Coal, has awarded the EPC contract to BHEL to set up a Pit Head Green Field Thermal Power Project of 2,400 MW capacity (3 x 800 MW – Stage I) at Jharsuguda district, after inviting competitive tenders under ICB route, said an […]

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Odisha BJP chief Manmohan minces no words to condemn BJD for ‘failure’ in solid waste management in Bhubaneswar 

Bhubaneswar, December 28: Odisha unit BJP president Manmohan Samal on Thursday minced no words to condemn the ruling Biju Janata Dal’s “incompetence” in handling the solid waste management issue in State capital Bhubaneswar and said his party would address the problem in just 72 hours if voted to power in the State in 2024. Speaking […]

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Odisha CM approves Special Security Battalion for Puri Shree Jagannath Temple

Bhubaneswar, December 25: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved the Special Security Battalion for Shree Jagannath Temple, Puri, said an official release on Monday. “The Battalion would have around 1,190 personnel, and it would be placed under the command and control of the Puri SP,” said a CMO communiqué. The new battalion would have the […]

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ECoR to run another Special Train between Odisha & Bihar for Chhath Puja; Check details 

Bhubaneswar, November 14: Keeping in view the additional rush of passengers in regular trains and for the convenience of passengers, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run another Special Train towards Bihar, between Puri and Jayanagar for Chhath Puja, said an official release. According to ECoR statement, this Special Train from Puri will […]

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Odisha: CM sanctions Rs 45 crore for 150 Multi Purpose Cultural-cum-Community Centres

Bhubaneswar, November 13: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved 150 Multi Purpose Cultural-cum-Community Centres worth Rs 45 crore for the people belonging to Minority Communities in the State, said an official release. According to a commnuquie issued by the Chief Minister’s Office, an amount of Rs 45 crore has been sanctioned for the purpose in […]

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Odisha: 8-year-old boy preyed on by leopard in Nuapada

Bhubaneswar, October 30: In a tragic incident, a leopard on Monday preyed on an eight-year-old boy when he was playing in the backyard of his house at Katingapali village near Sunabeda sanctuary in Nuapda district. According to reports, the wildcat sneaked into the backyard of the victim’s house in the morning and pounced upon the […]

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Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls from Oct 27 in Odisha 

Puri, October 26: Ahead of the commencement of Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls (SSR-24) on October 26 (Friday), Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Nikunja Bihari Dhal on Thursday inaugurated a sand art on the theme of SSR of Electoral Roll 2024 at the Neeladri Beach here. The sand art was created by eminent artist Sudarsan […]

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