September 2018

Odisha Bans Plastic: Know More

Bhubaneswar: Plastic items will go out of business in at least Municipal Corporation areas along with the religious town Puri from October 2 following a directive by Odisha Department of Forest and Environment issued yesterday. Here are few key points stated in the directive: All plastic made items will be banned in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Berhampur, Sambalpur, […]


BJP to form Government in Odisha: Dharmendra

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said that the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) will form the government in Odisha in the upcoming elections. Dharmendra’s statements came in response of the recent India Today survey which claimed that Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik still enjoyed top position in terms of popularity in the Odisha. Dharmendra Pradhan said, […]


IITTM students, families throng Kala Bhoomi for Museum Walk

Bhubaneswar: Only 17th edition old, but the first ever Museum Walk of the Temple City at Crafts Museum Kala Bhoomi is growing week by week with popularity as today there were more than 65 including 20 students from the city-based Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, families and walk-in visitors. Trupti Pradhan, a housewife […]



Jagannath Basti Demolition and Relocation Completed Today

Bhubaneswar: Today the remaining 100 houses of Jagannath Basti along the NH near Jayadev Vihar were demolished by the joint eviction squad of BMC and BDA. Yesterday 200 houses were demolished at Jagannath Basti by the city administration. While the process of demolition started on September 27 and was completed today, on the Day III […]


NALCO Plans Aluminium Foil Unit at Kamakshyanagar

Bhubaneswar: In a run-up to mark the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the aluminium major National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), organised host of activities under the swachhata hi seva movement today at Bhubaneswar. Led by Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, NALCO, distinguished personalities from media houses, bureaucrats, social activists, artists,  and students from various […]


Grozip StartUp from Odisha to eFounders Fellowship Programme

Bhubaneswar: Grozip, a startup from Odisha got selected to participate in the eFounders Fellowship programme jointly organized by the Alibaba Business School and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to support sustainable development. The programme is being mentored by Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba and other leaders from Alibaba. It is a proud moment in the startup […]


Cyclonic Rains: BMC Positioned 11 Pumps by Evening on Day II

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today received seven complaints of water-logging by evening hours with the Bhubaneswar Operations Centre (BOC) receiving one and the Storm Water Control Room receiving six complaints respectively. The civic body positioned 11 pumps at various low-lying areas as the city received 26.1 mm rainfall and the Odisha Fire Services […]


What I Don’t Know about Sanjukta Panigrahi | Part Two | 1958 – 1985

By Donovan Roebert ‘The next seven years were a trial of strength for her. Financial troubles, child births, marital discord … everything followed one after the other…’ I suppose many dancers have been in the situation where the mother-in-law wants them to give up dancing and the husband acquiesces through weakness. Then everything may well come […]


Blue Dart Achieves 100% PIN Code Coverage in Odisha

Blue Dart Expands Reach in Order to Deliver to Every Indian home by December 2018 Rising demand in tier II, III & IV towns in India Major expansion to cover all 19,100+ pin codes by December 2018 Currently has achieved 100% coverage in 16 States & Union Territories with 17,677+ pin codes Bhubaneshwar: Blue Dart, […]