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 […]

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Bhubaneswar Art Trail Issues Artist’s List

Bhubaneswar: Organisers of the Bhubaneswar Art Trail (BAT), city-based Utshan Foundation, today announced the list of 20 artists for the upcoming mega event, which would be inaugurated on November 18 and later would be opened for public from November 19 till December 18. Utsha Foundation is organising BAT in collaboration with the Bhubaneswar Development Authority, Bhubaneswar […]

Ruben Banerjee’s Naveen Patnaik Released

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s biography encompassing his over two decades of political life was unveiled here today. The book, titled “Naveen Patnaik” and penned by Editor of Outlook Ruben Banerjee, was released by former Odisha DGP Amiya Bhushan Tripathy at a function here. Regarding Patnaik’s journey in Odisha’s political turf, author Banerjee said Naveen Patnaik became a success despite having spent many years outside the […]

Satyajit Mohanty takes charge as Bhubaneswar CP

Bhubaneswar: Senior IPS Officer Satyajit Mohanty took charge as Police Commissioner of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar today. After receiving the guard of honour, Mohanty took charge from the outgoing Police Commissioner YB Khurania, who has been appointed as Additional DGP (Provisioning). “Mohanty said to media, It’s a huge responsibility and an opportunity as well, to serve the people. I […]

Satyajit Mohanty to Assume Office as Police Commissioner Today

Bhubaneswar: The new Commissioner of Police of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, Satyajit Mohanty will assume charge today. He will be the sixth Police Commissioner of the Twin City. According to official sources, Mohanty, a 1988 batch IPS officer will take charge at 11.30 AM at the Commissionerate headquarters in Bhubaneswar. Mohanty, who was earlier in charge of Provisioning, […]

Dharmendra to Inaugurate Secondary Data Centre of NDR Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate the Secondary Data Centre of National Data Repository at Software Technology Parks of India- ELITE at Gothapatna, Bhubaneswar on 4th August 2018. Union minister for Electronics & IT and Law & Justice Shri Ravi Sankar Prasad will also grace the […]

Bhubaneswar Esplanade has no Plan, Police Serves Notice

Bhubaneswar: As the newly opened Esplanade One created traffic woes in Bhubaneswar’s busy Rasulgarh area, yesterday Commissionerate Police reportedly asked the mall authorities to show the entry and exit plan of the building. However mall authorities failed to produce the document, police served notice under Urban Police Act, reported local media. Lack of proper action […]

Climate Impact in Bhubaneswar: 45 Degree in Summer, Extreme Rainfall in July

Bhubaneswar: After intense overnight showers, Bhubaneswar woke up on Saturday morning with half the city under water. The situation at the capital of the eastern state of Odisha in many ways typifies poor urban management in India that is crumbling under adverse climatic conditions. Residents in many parts of the city were stranded in their […]

Joint Eviction Drive at Behera Sahi and Krishna Garden

Bhubaneswar, July 30: The Joint Eviction Squad of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today demolished structures near Nayapalli Haza area and Krishna Garden today for better management of rainwater and to ensure smooth disposal of drainage water. The Nayapalli Haza eviction programme was carried out to remove the unauthorised structures to […]