Prof Ranjita Pradhan Joins BJP

Bhubaneswar: Professor and essayist Dr Ranjita Pradhan from Bhogarai in balasore district joined Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) yesterday. She is the daughter-in-law of well-known historian Manmath Das. Dr Pradhan joined BJP in presence of union minister Dharmendra Pradhan at BJP state office here in Bhubaneswar. Senior party leader and BJP’s national executive member Pratap Sarangi, […]

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District Level Workshop on Adolescent Health

Bhubaneswar: Adolescence is a phase of rapid growth and development during which physical, physiological and behavioural changes occur. They constitute more than 1.2 billion worldwide, and about 21% of Indian population. Adolescents are the young people aged between 10 to 19 y. It is a transitional stage of physical, physiological and psychological development from puberty […]


BDA Makes Public Spaces Meaningfully Beautiful

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) under its innovative community engagement and place-making project, named Bhubaneswar Public Spaces (BPS), involved 100 architecture students from different institutions in and around the city to design 30 public spaces across the Temple City. The project included spaces such as under flyover space, plazas at major junctions, underutilized spaces […]


Outcome based Education is Govt’s aim : Javadekar

Panaji: The Government has an aim of outcome based education rather than input-laid education, where in the students are the measure for quality says Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar. On the eve of 31st Convocation of Goa University at Kala Academy, Panaji, Javadekar was addressing it today. He added that Indians have been the […]


Pethai:IMD predits Heavy shower in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The deep depression over Bay of Bengal leading to cylone Pethai would effect the climate of Odisha with heavy rainfall, said the Indian Metrological Department (IMD). Light to moderate rainfall will be there at various palaces in Odisha on  16th December and may palaces in the interior districts of costal Odisha will face the thundershower […]


OPSC: OJS Prelim Exam on 13th Jan 2019

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Public Service Commission in a notice declared that the Odisha Judicial Service Prelim Exam 2018 will be held on January 13, 2019 for 43 Civil Judge (Junior Division) post. 2685 candidates will be appearing for OJS this year. The admission certificates can be downloaded from the OPSC website on 7 January 2019. […]


Book on Odia Hockey Players Released

Bhubaneswar: A book on the achievements of tribal Odia hockey players from the state was released by Union petroleum and skill development minister Dharmendra Pradhan here last evening. The book titled Hockey Hai Zindegi (Hockey Is Life), Written by noted sports journalist Satyendra Pal Singh, depicts the struggle of tribal hockey players of Odisha, mostly […]


Odisha Selected for Commendation Award for Food-grains Production

Bhubaneswar: The Agricultural Sate Odisha has been selected to receive Commendation Award for Food-grains Production by the Union Government, under ‘Total Food-grains category II’ for the year 2016-17. Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare in his letter to Odisha’s Minister of Agriculture, Pradeep Maharathy, congratulated the State Minister and all the […]


Jnanpith Award to Amitav Ghosh

Bhubaneswar: Celebrated author Amitav Ghosh, equally famous for his novels and for not getting the Booker Award, has won the 54th Jnanpith award this year. Bharatiya Jnanpith announced the award yesterday. Ghosh has been chosen for the award for his outstanding contribution towards literature. Ghosh is the first English writer to be conferred with the Jnanpith […]