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Skill development for enhancing employability is the key driver of Indian Economy: Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: 74TH Foundation Day of Utkal University Industries must come forward to invest in skill and innovative ideas for employment generation and growth in economy, says Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, NALCO. 17% of our GDP depends on agriculture, 26% on industry and 57% on service sector. “But to strengthen other sectors, […]



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Sports is no more an extra-curricular activity: Nalco CMD

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Sports, which is hitherto an extra-curricular activity in academic pursuits in our schools, need to be encouraged as a career in the changing environment, says Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, Nalco. Besides institutionalizing sports, corporate houses need to play a significant role in this context. Dr. Chand He was addressing […]


CSE Welcomes Emergency Environment Measures by Delhi Govt.

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Super severe level of choking pollution persisting for seven consecutive days – this requires immediate intervention The emergency measures will need stringent enforcement Vehicle restraint measures including odd and even and parking restraint must also be included immediately for effective reduction in toxic risk Step up inter-state coordination to […]


Delhi faces its worst smog in 17 years: CSE

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Health emergency as pollution peaks after Diwali Delhi government must issue health alerts and warn children and vulnerable to stay indoors Emergency action as well as more permanent measures needed to save lives As visibility remains poor and the city chokes its way through a haze, Centre for Science […]


BCAC Organises International Cycle Trip from Hanoi to Phnom Penh

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: A team of 7 seasoned cyclists from Bhubaneswar are all set to go on an international cycle trip from Vietnam to Cambodia. The following seven cyclists of Bhubaneswar Cycling and Adventure Club (BCAC), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India will participate in the  Vietnam-Cambodia International Cycle Trip (from Hanoi to Phnom Penh through […]


A techno-cultural change is needed to curb corruption: CMD, NALCO

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: NALCO Observes Vigilance Awareness Week 2016 “While affirmative action is required for compliance of rules and regulations in a system, there is a need to upgrade technology and change organizational culture to strengthen the vigilance mechanism and curb corruption,” said Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD of National Aluminium Company (NALCO). […]


Symposium on Odia poet Nirmala Devi

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Nirmala Devi Kabita Samagra was launched by literary luminaries The event was organised by Sahitya Akademi A one-day symposium on eminent odia poet Nirmala Devi (1907-1997) was organised by Sahitya Akademi yesterday (22nd October 2016) at Idcol Auditorium in Bhubaneswar. A galaxy of eminent literary luminaries attended this function. A mellifluous invocation […]


SUM Hospital Fire: 20 Dead, 4 Staffers Arrested Including Superintendent

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Today Odisha police arrested four employees of IMS and SUM Hospital, including its superintendent a day after a devastating fire on its premises killed 20 patients. Earlier the state government has ordered two probes into the incident, one by the revenue divisional commissioner (RDC-north) and another by a three-member committee led by the […]


Haldhar Nag’s Poetry in English Translation Relesed

By Odisha Stoy Bureau, Bhubaneswar: On the day of Gandhi Jayanti, the translated works of Shri Haldhar Nag, titled Kavyanjali was released at function in Cha cTea, Bhubaneswar. Translation from the original Koshali into English has been done by Surendra Nath. The event was attended by the literature enthusiasts of the twin cities of Bhubaneswar […]