Odisha


Corrupt Forest Official Sent On Compulsory Retirement In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has ordered premature retirement of Athagarh Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Sudhansu Sekhar Mishra today. He was found to be involved in corrupt practices to acquire assets. The Odisha Forest Service (OFS) officer was booked by the state Vigilance in a disproportionate assets case for acquiring wealth in his name and his family […]


Thunderstorm To Lash 4 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The regional Meteorological Department today issued moderate thunderstorm with light to moderate rainfall for four odisha districts. Moderate thunderstorm and rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Gajapati, Rayagada, Koraput and Malkangiri.


Thunderstorm, Lightning To Lash 10 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological centre today issued a thunderstorm and lightning alert for 10 districts of Odisha. The districts for which alert have been issued are Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Cuttack, Khurda, Ganjam, Gajapati, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur and Puri.


Development Of Agriculture Marketing & Cold chain Infrastructure In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The meeting on Development of Agriculture Marketing and Cold chain Infrastructure in Odisha with officials from Asian Development Bank was held under the chairmanship of Agriculture Production Commissioner, Pradipta Kumar Mahapatra, IAS in Krushibhawan, Bhubaneswar on Thursday. Dr Saurabh Garg, IAS, Principal Secretary, DAFE, Diwakar Gupta, Vice President, Private Sector & Co-financing, Asian Development […]


Odisha Bags Three SKOCH Awards In Agri-Sector In 2019

Bhubaneswar: The state got award for three initiatives in agriculture sector for the prestigious SKOCH Governance Award 2019. Out of which ‘Special Programme on Agriculture Production Cluster in Tribal Regions of Odisha’ bagged the prestigious SKOCH Governance Gold Award 2019. The other two ‘Mukhymantri Abhinav Krushi Jantrapati Samman’ and ‘Odisha Millets Mission’ received SKOCH Order […]


Odisha: Govt Bans Single Use Of Plastics In Office

Bhubaneswar: Days after announcing ban on plastic in urban areas from October 2, the state government has banned single-use plastic in the offices with immediate effect. General Administration department principal secretary Sanjeev Chopra has issued orders in this regard. The employees have been advised to use stainless steel or glass bottles for fetching water from […]


Odisha: Engineer Of Sewerage Board In Vigilance Net

Cuttack: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday raided properties and house of an engineer of Sewerage Board Project regarding possession of assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. The accused officer has been identified as Pramod Sahu. The anti-corruption agency officials today conducted simultaneous raids at five places including his residence in Nayapalli. During the search, […]


Heavy Rain & Lightning To Lash 17 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre today issued heavy rainfall accompanied with lightning for as many as 17 districts across the state today. Moderate thunderstorm and lightning with moderate to intense spells of rainfall is likely to continue at some places over the districts of Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur, Dhenkanl, Anugul, Cuttack, Khordha […]


Thunderstorm & Lightning To Lash 12 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre On Tuesday issued moderate rainfall for as many as 12 Odisha districts. Nayagarh, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Khurda (including Bhubaneswar), Ganjam and Puri districts are likely to experience moderate thunderstorm and lightning with light to moderate rainfall. Various parts of Odisha are likely to experience showers […]