Odisha

Dharmendra to Address Youth Coordinators Conference Today

Bhubaneswar: Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) announced to intensify its stir against BJD government from today. BJYM has called a conference of New Odisha Youth Coordinators from all 147 assembly constituencies  today at Bhubaneswar to chalk out its future plan. Union Minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate the conference In an press […]


PEETHA to Publicise Govt Schemes in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik today announced a new initiative Peoples Empowerment—Enabling Transparency and Accountability (PEETHA) to create awareness about various government schemes and improve transparency. PEETHA also aims at improving transparency in the distribution of individual and social benefits. As part of the initiative, camps will be organised at Gram Panchayat (GP) level from 15th – […]


Polavaram Row: SC Rejects Odisha’s Plea

Bhubaneswar: In a major setback to Odisha, the Supreme Court today rejected the State government’s plea to stop the ongoing work on the controversial Polavaram dam in Andhra Pradesh. The three-member bench of the apex court refused to order a stay on the Indira Sagar Polavaram Project on the Godavari river. Supreme Court also directed […]


IGNITE 2019 Invites Film Submission

Bhubaneswar: A nation’s growth is dependent on its society. A prosperous society makes way for a healthy and developing country. But India as a country is still suffering from number of social problems even after 60 years of independence. Illiteracy, poverty, unemployment, population growth, child labor, dowry , domestic violence, casteism, alcoholism, drug abuse, corruption […]


Odisha Signs Agreement With ADB for Skill Development

New Delhi: Government of Odisha today signed agreement with Asian Development Bank for USD 85 million to train 1.5 Lakh youngsters in Odisha. With this assistance, youths in the age group of 15-34 years will be given skill development training to make them competent to get better work and higher paying jobs. Total cost of the project is USD […]



#JumpForBhubaneswarChallenge Storms Social Media

Bhubaneswar: The Temple City to Smart City transformation of Bhubaeswar has taken a beautiful shape with numerous plazas, murals on walls with different themes and revamped public spaces donning the cityscape. As the city transformation has received due attention from citizens, the #JumpForBhubaneswarChallenge has gone viral with hundreds of people joining the challenge by posting […]


MSME Department Signs MoU for ZED Certification Scheme with QCI

Bhubaneswar: An MoU was signed between MSME Department, Govt. of Odisha and Quality Council of India for implementation of Zero Defect Zero Effect (ZED) Certification Scheme for MSMEs of Odisha in a workshop of ZED Scheme held here today. The MoU was signed by Shri L.N. Gupta, ACS, MSME on behalf of MSME Department and Dr. Ravi P. Singh, Secretary […]


International Day of Persons With Disabilities Observed by PECUC

Bhubaneswar: When people are empowered they are better prepared to take advantage of opportunities, they become agents of change & can more readily embrace their civic responsibilities. Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality is the need of the hour told by dignitaries speaking on the occasion of International Day of Persons with disabilities […]


Bengaluru Doctor Takes Healthcare to Kalahandi Tribes

Bhubaneswar: A 66 years old doctor from Bengaluru has pitched a tent where no doctor has set foot before — the inaccessible villages in Kalahandi district. Dr Aquinas Edassery, from Bengaluru’s St John’s Hospital, has set up a comprehensive rural healthcare programme under the Swasthya Swaraj Society. She founded the Society to provide medical facilities and […]