Odia IPS Lalit Das Appointed Special Police Observer of Varanasi

Bhubaneswar: The Election Commission of India today appointed Odisha-cadre IPS officer Lalit Das as the Special Central Police Observer of Varanasi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is contesting from the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat in the upcoming elections. Das has been appointed for this post between March 29 and April 18 to supervise security-related issues in the constituency, during the ensuing […]

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SC Appoints P.S. Narasimha as Mediator to Resolve BCCI Matter

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court today appointed P.S. Narasimha, a senior advocate, as mediator for resolving various disputes related to cricket administration in the country. He is assisting the apex court as an amicus curiae in the BCCI matter Mr. Narasimha informed a bench of Justices S.A. Bobde and A.M. Spare, that former apex court […]

OUAT VC: 71 Professors in Line: Selection of Deserving Persons on 18th March

Bhuabneswar: For the post of Vice-Chancellor in Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) 71 professors across the country have applied. Among those, 17 are from the OUAT and 54 are from other reputed educational institutions which includes the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA) and IIT Bhubaneswar. The VC […]

622 Contractual Doctors Get Appointment Through Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: The state government on Friday appointed another 622 doctors a day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved the appointment of 938 MBBS doctors. According to official sources, today’s appointment are on contractual basis. The doctors will be posted in various hospitals across the state soon. With this, the state government appointed 1560 doctors in […]

Odisha Scientist Becomes BARC Director

Bhuabneswar: Ajit Kumar Mohanty, an eminent scientist from Odisha, got appointed as the Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), which is India’s premier multi-disciplinary nuclear research centre having its headquarter at Mumbai. Since six months the post was vacant. Presently he is serving as the Director of Physics Group in BARC and Director of […]

Major Reshuffle of IPS Cadre in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the General and Assembly elections in Odisha, the State Government today effected a major reshuffle in its police department in the IPS level. While Director, Intelligence Sunil Roy has been posted as the Special DG, Intelligence, Binyanand Jha is the new ADGP & Director, Investigation, OHRC. Sidhartha Mahadu Narvane has been given the […]

Krushna Chandra Sagaria to Join BSP

Bhubaneswar:  Krushna Chandra Sagaria, former Congress legislator will join the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) at a special function to be organised in Bhubaneswar today. Earlier, Sagaria along with former union minister Srikant Jena were expelled from the Congress for indulging in anti-party activities. “I will officially join BSP in presence of senior party leaders at a programme […]

CBI Gets Its New Chief

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Rishi Kumar Shukla is appointed as the new director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today. Rishi K Shukla’s tenure is two years from the day of his assumption to the office. The Centre announced the name of next CBI chief, ignoring the objections raised by Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge. Shukla will […]

BSE Changes the Time Schedule of Matric Exam

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: Dr Jahan Ara Begum, President of Board of Secondary Education, announces a change in the time schedule of the Matric Exam which is going to start on 22nd February. Previously the starting time of exam was 9 am but it has been now shifted to 10 am. Thus the Exam will begin at 10 am. […]