Odisha Govt to Engage Retired Teachers to Meet the Shortage of Teaching Faculty

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha government will engage retired teachers in government high schools under “Teacher on Call” scheme to meet the shortage of teaching faculty. School and mass education minister Debi Prasad Mishra said, there are many vacancies in government high schools, for which students are suffering. He said under the Scheme, the […]

ONGC Videsh to Seek Yen-Denominated Loans

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: State-run ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) plans to seek yen-denominated loans as the overseas arm of the Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd (ONGC) believes that the yen may depreciate vis-a-vis other currencies. This comes in the backdrop of India ramping up its efforts to acquire energy assets overseas while international crude prices […]

Odisha Has Highest Number of Villages Having No Mobile Coverage

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: 10,398 villages in Odisha have no mobile network The National Democratic Alliance government plans to launch a new scheme to provide mobile phone access to unconnected villages across states which share borders with neighbouring countries—Pakistan and China. The scheme will also cover Left wing extremism-affected areas. According to data from […]

Odisha’s Hope For Chinese Investments During ‘Make in India’ Meet

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today expressed hope of forging collaborations with Chinese businesses during the ‘Make In India Conference’ (MII) to be held here on December 1 and 2. It is expected that such collaborations will carry forward the state’s industrialisation drive, an official statement said. Chief Secretary A P Padhi today […]

11-year-old Odisha Boy to Train With FC Bayern Munich

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Chandan Nayak, an 11-year-old boy from Bhubaneswar (Odisha) is all set to train with top football club Bayern Munich as an academy player. The Odisha boy Chandan is one of the few who has been selected for an all-expenses-paid junior football camp to Munich. Chandan, who is one of […]

Centre Sanctions Rs 236 cr to Odisha for Forestry

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Centre on Monday sanctioned Rs 236 crore to the Odisha government under Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA). Union Forest and Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave sanctioned the amount after meeting state Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh in New Delhi on Monday. The state government […]

Former MLA and Freedom Fighter Durga Shankar Das Passed Away

By Odisha Story Bureau, Balasore: Odisha’s eminent freedom fighter and former MLA of Bhograi Durga Shankar Das passed away today at the district headquarters hospital here. Das was 97 years old at the time of his death. He was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the district headquarters hospital on August 11 for […]

Odisha CM Orders CB Probe into Parala Palace Death Mystery

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Three siblings including Palace manager allegedly committed suicide Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik orders Crime Branch probe into Parala palace mystery deaths case. A 6-member SIT team will be formed for the investigation, informs DGP BK Singh. On the other hand three suicide notes, a diary recovered from king’s manager […]