Odisha

Odisha Universities to Have Uniform Syllabuses

Bhubaneswar: An uniform Choice-Based Credit Syllabus (CBCS) for undergraduate students and common entrance for PG students will be introduced in all universities of Odisha from next academic session. Odisha State Higher Education Council took this decision yesterday to maintain quality of education in the state. The uniform curriculum will help the students to compete at […]


Aahaar Centres Across Hospitals to Serve Night Meals

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has directed authorities to serve dinner at all 54 Aahaar centres in hospital campuses across the state with effect from January 1, 2019.  This step would help poor public attending their relatives at various hospitals. Government has also decided to open 32 new Aahaar centres on January 26, 2019. People […]


BJP Delegates Meet Odisha EC Over Booth Rigging Issue

Bhubaneswar: Zilla Parisad by-election was held today in zone no. 32 of Mayurbhanj district. BJP accused that BJD captured at least 10 booths out of 82 in that zone. A BJP delegation headed by party state vice president Samir Mohanty called on state election commission of Odisha today afternoon. In a written complaint BJP demanded […]


BJP Women Cell to Protest in All District HQ Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: BJP Mahila Moracha decided to demonstrate in all district headquarters in the state in protest of sexual harassment cases in children shelter homes. BJP accused BJD led state government of encouraging sexual abuse, girls trafficking and religious conversion in shelter homes. In a press meet BJP Mahila Morcha state president Pravati Parida said that […]


BJP Women Cell Asks Naveen to Ensure 33% Female Space in BJD

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha CM Naveen Patniak wrote letter to PM demanding 33% reservation for women in Assembly and Parliament, BJP Mahila Morcha members today asked Patnaik to first amend Biju Janata Dal (BJD) constitution. BJP Mahila Morcha state president Pravati parida said, Naveen Patnaik should first amend BJD constitution and ensure 33 percent for women […]


I have Committed Mistakes: Bijoy Mohapatra

Bhubaneswar: “In politics, everybody has flaws. Everybody commits mistakes. I too have committed mistakes in politics in my past”, said estranged BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra. In a Facebook live video, today, Bijoy shared his future political plans. He denied all speculations. Speculations by media and media persons about his future political moves are completely baseless, […]


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 […]


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 […]