Odisha

Chief Secretary directed all departments to use OSWAS

Bhubaneswar: Upgraded version of OSWAS put on soft-launch In another step towards application of technology in governance, the upgraded open source based version of Odisha Secretariat Workflow Automation System (OSWAS) has been put on soft-launch for making the users familiar with it. The system was viewed in the High Level Meeting held under Chairmanship of […]


BMC, BDA to ensure original width of Drainage Channel No. 10

Bhubaneswar, July 26,2018: Zero Tolerance Policy for encroachers of Govt land, wetland Natural drainage channel no. 10, which originates from Nayapalli Haza and carry rainwater from Nayapalli and its catchment nearby, will have its natural width of about 12 metre, till its reaches the nearby Bidyut Marg. A joint action team of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation […]


Sankar Parida’s Father Manu Parida Passed Away

Puri: Former chairman of Puri Sadar block, Puri Zila Parisad, State Coir Board and State Panchayat Council, convener of Odia Bhasha Sangram Samiti and president of Odia Juba Lekhak Sammelan poet Sankar Parida’s father Manu Parida passed away on the auspicious 9th day of Rath Yatra. Manu Parida was 86 and survived by 3 sons. […]



Mahakalapada: Voters Strive for New Face

Bhubaneswar: Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak is losing support of BJD voters While the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is gaining more public support in Mahakalapada constituency in Kendrapada district, the sitting MLA from the party Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak is at a crossroad. The man who pocketed more than 47% votes during last general election is now […]


Bhubaneswar: No Projects in Environmentally Sensitive Zones Without Adequate Drainage

Bhubaneswar, July 19: In the wake of water logging in many low-lying areas across the city, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has decided to restrict development work in Environmentally Sensitive Zones (ESZ) demarcated in the Master Plan of Bhubaneswar. BDA would also ask the builders and real-estate developers to stop construction activities without complying with […]


Seven New RS Members Including Sonal Mansingh and Raghunath Mohapatra Take Oath

New Delhi: Odisha’s classical dancer Sonal Mansingh and sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra took oath as Rajya Sabha member today. Along with them, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ideologue Rakesh Sinha, former BJP lawmaker Ram Shakal took affirmation of allegiance to the Constitution on the opening day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament today. Last week President of India […]



My Eco Energy Launches Indizel in Odisha

Bhubaneshwar; July 18, 2018: Indizel, only 2nd generation Drop-In fuel for diesel engines, adhering to National Bio Fuel Policy 2018 Plans to launch 300+ outlets in Odisha by 2019 My Eco Energy (MEE), India‚Äôs young renewable fuel company, recently announced the launch of its revolutionary green fuel Indizel in Odisha which is an alternative to […]


Despite 155 mm Rainfall in 30 Hours, BMC Fights Water Logging

Bhubaneswar, July 16: To manage the water logging situation across the city efficiently, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today deployed 40 officers along with 120 staff of the urban local body. While 300 sweepers were engaged for the job, nine pumps, i.e. four from BMC and five from the Fire Services Department were engaged to […]