Smart Dubai Office Advisor Visits Bhubaneswar to Understand Child Friendly Interventions

Bhubaneswar, August 11th: In order to understand various child friendly interventions and public facilities being created in Bhubaneswar as part of the smart city project implementation, Dr. Ali Al Azzawi, City Experience Advisor, Smart Dubai Office today visited the office of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) and several of the project locations including the recently inaugurated […]


Gurupriya Setu: 10 Interesting Facts

Bhubaneswar: The most awaited Gurupriya bridge in the Naxal-hit Malkangiri district of Odisha, was inaugurated on 26th July 2018 by Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik. It links the mainland to 151 villages in 9 Gram panchayats. Here are 10 interesting facts about the Gurupriya Setu and the linked villages. It is one of the numerous most delayed infrastructure […]


Army Band Show at IG Park Becomes a Crowd Puller

Bhubaneswar: The Army Band show at Indira Gandhi Park of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) by the Pipe Bands of Panjab Regimental Centre, Ramgarhin Jharkhand and 120 Battalion Bhubaneswar, inspired hundreds of youth and general public on careers in Indian Army. The unique show was organized by the Indian Army on the eve of 72nd Independence Day. […]


266 Startups Recognised Under Startup Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In the 9th meeting of the Task Force of Startup Odisha held today under the chairmanship of Shri L.N. Gupta, ACS, MSME, the Startup Secretariat informed that the number of startups recognised under the Startup Odisha Initiative have gone up to 266. The Task Force sanctioned the Product Development & Marketing Assistance of Rs.10 lakhs […]


Bhubaneswar: Massive Eviction Drive Along Drainage Channel 4

Bhubaneswar: Continuing its massive eviction drive and zero tolerance policy for encroachments on natural drainage channels in the city, the joint squad of BDA-BMC yesterday removed several concrete structures and buildings near Ekamra Villa in Jayadev Vihar area. The joint squad completed the demolition of a concrete structure on the channel, on which a local resident […]


Anubhav Patnaik Imports Skills to Khandapada

Bhubaneswar: To adapt new technology and to enhance skill of Khandapada artisans, local MLA Anubhav Patnaik visited Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh with Brass and Bell Metal craftsmen from Kantilo. A team of artisans from Kantilo headed by Patnaik reached Moradabad on 7th of August to learn the amazing and innovative craft works. The team visited metal workshops and […]


848 Ganjam Pregnant Affected by HIV

Bhubaneswar: In spite of several programmes initiated by the Government, including the Targeted Interventions (TIs) to control HIV/AIDS, there is a rising trend in HIV affected patients in Ganjam, which is most populous district in the State. While the number is decreasing slowly in the country, which registers 2.39 million cases so far, the rise […]


Nilamadhab’s HALKAA Calls for an Open Defecation Free India

New Delhi: “Halkaa” director Nila Madhab Panda says the film deals with the issues of open defecation, and is his “small contribution” towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission.   “Halkaa” is a take on a slum child’s heroism, aspirations and dreams. The child protagonist, Pichku, fights for the basic problem that he faces everyday; […]


Kendrapara Youth Arrested at Delhi Airport Over Terror Links

Bhubaneswar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today arrested a Saudi Arabia-based Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist handler, Habibur Rahaman alias Habib, a resident of Odisha from the Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi. Rahman, a native of Kendrapara district, was taken into custody after he arrived there from Saudi Arabia. He is allegedly the handler of LeT terrorist […]