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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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Daye Hits Odisha, Triggers Heavy Downpour

Bhubaneswar: Cyclonic storm ‘Daye’ over south Odisha and neighbourhood moved west-northwestwards with a speed about 26 kmph and weakened into a Deep Depression and lay centred over south interior part of the state. The cyclone triggered heavy downpour accompanied by high velocity wind in several parts of the state. It will weaken gradually into a Depression. Daye moved west-northwestward with […]


Human Trafficking: Survivors Speak out Ordeal

Bhubaneswer: In an attempt to create awareness about human trafficking and building safe communities a media interaction session was organized by International Justice Mission (IJM) in Bhubaneswar. During the event survivors spoke out the ordeal of physical and psychological abuse they faced after being trafficked. Victims of unsafe migration from different parts of Odisha shared their stories of […]


Odisha Primary Healthcare in Bad Shape: People’s Health Assembly

National Health Assembly on 22-23 September Bhubaneswar: A State-level ‘People’s Health Assembly’ was conducted here on Sunday which was organised by the Jana Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA), part of the Global Health Assembly. Speakers at the meeting stressed the need for a comprehensive health policy which will guarantee healthcare for all. Joint convenor of Jana Swasthya Abhiyan, […]


Seaplane on Chilika: Police Seize Baijayant’s Copter

Bhubaneswar: Puri Police on Monday seized IMFA’s helicopter flown by former Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda for allegedly violating flight rules and entering the no flying eco-sensitive zone of Chilika lagoon on September 15. However, Baijayant termed the action a vindictive attempt by the ‘third floor’ of the State secretariat to curtail his movement across the State. Panda took to […]


What I Don’t Know about Sanjukta Panigrahi | Part One | 1944-1958

By Donovan Roebert At the end of his rather forlorn-sounding article about Sanjukta Panigrahi posted at academia.edu, Kedar Mishra concludes: Truly speaking, Sanjukta’s legacy has not been properly nurtured by her own people. Organizing festivals or distributing awards in her name is simple tokenism. The preservation of her great legacy and documentation of her life and […]



OCL Presents Prativa Samman Award 2018

Cuttack: Kapilas Cement, a unit of OCL India Ltd., the flagship company of Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd., felicitated 56 meritorious students of Class 10th and 12th standards of 17 periphery schools and colleges with the “Prativa Samman Award- 2018”. The students hailed from the 9 Panchayats of Cuttack and Jajpur Districts. Not limiting the awards to […]


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 […]


Bhushan Steel launches Primary Health Care Unit for periphery villagers

Around twelve thousand people of 11 villages will be benefited Meramandali, September 5, 2018: As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives Bhushan Steel today dedicated a Mobile Primary Health Care Unit for the periphery villagers of its plant located at Kantabania in Dhenkanal district of Odisha. Shri Rajeev Singhal, Managing Director, Bhushan Steel flagged […]