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Tata Steel’s OMQ Division at Joda organises Goonj 2019 during National Youth Day

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Joda:16/1/19:Tata Steel’s Ore, Mines and Quarries (OMQ) Division at Joda organised “Goonj 2019” during National Youth Day on January 12-13, 2016. Various programmes were organised under “Goonj 2019” with the theme ‘the voices that conquer’. The main objective of the event was to create a platform to address the challenges of adolescence and develop sensitivity among them to utilize their ...

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Undivided Koraput districts met Chief Justice of Orissa High Court urges for a permanent High Court bench

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Cuttack:12/1/19: The demand for a permanent High Court bench intensified after the members of various bar associations of undivided Koraput districts met Chief Justice of Orissa High Court today.According to sources, the members of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) and various bar associations of the undivided Koraput districts met the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court to press for their ...

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Famous 11-day long ‘Dhanu Jatra ’kicked off in Odisha’s Bargarh town

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Bargarh:12/1/19: The famous 11-day long ‘Dhanu Jatra’, considered as the largest open air theatre of the world, kicked off in Odisha’s Bargarh town today. It was inaugurated by Rajya Sabha MP Prasanna Acharya in the presence of senior officials of the district administration. During the festival, Bargarh town turns into Mathura, the kingdom of Kansa. Ambapali, situated across river Jeera, converts into Gopapur ...

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Naveen Patnaik launched the free LED Bulb Distribution Scheme of Energy Department “Ama Ghare LED “

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Bhubaneswar:12/1/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the free LED Bulb Distribution Scheme of Energy Department “Ama Ghare LED “at the Secretariat through Video Conferencing on 11th,January The scheme aims at providing energy-efficient bulbs to poor beneficiaries at free of cost. Under the scheme, all beneficiaries of National Food Security Act (NFSA) and Odisha food security scheme will get four 9 ...

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72-hrs economic blockade paralyses life in western Odisha

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Sambalpur:7/1/19: Vehicular movements came to a grinding halt in four districts-Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda and Deogarh after lawyers resorted to a 72-hour economic blockade starting today, further intensifying their demand for establishment of a permanent bench of the Orissa High Court (HC) in western Odisha. In Sambalpur, agitating lawyers under the banner of Sambalpur District Bar Association staged picketing at its ...

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One person died while about eight others are feared drowned after a country boat

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Kendrapara:2/1/19: One person died while about eight others are feared drowned after a country boat, carrying more than 40 picnickers, capsized at Balighat near Nepania in Patkura block of Odisha’s Kendrapara district on Wednesday evening. According to sources, about 40-45 people, mostly women and children, from Mangarajpur in Kujang block of Jagatsinghpur district had gone to the lighthouse at Hukitola ...

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Capital Region Urban Transport has launched ‘Mo Bus’ service from Bhubaneswar Airport to CDA in Cuttack

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Bhubaneswar:26/12/18: As a perfect New Year gift for the citizens of the Twin Cities, the Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) has launched ‘Mo Bus’ service from Bhubaneswar Airport to CDA in Cuttack. The bus service has been launched on Route No. 10 from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in the city to Biju Patnaik Park in CDA, Cuttack. The length ...

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Tata Steel BSL has started a pilot project on kitchen garden

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Meramandali, December 24, 2018: Tata Steel BSL, formerly known as Bhushan Steel Limited,  has started a pilot project on kitchen garden in two villages near its plant at Kantabani in Hindol block of Dhenkanal district. Launched as part of the Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives of the steel major, it has evoked good response from the farmers. The project was inaugurated ...

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Odisha Chief Minister declared Rs 50 lakh for construction of Saheed Karunakar Singh Naik’s memorial

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Jharsuguda:22/12/18 :Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik laid foundation stones and inaugurated a slew of developmental projects during his visit to Jharsuguda on Friday. Addressing a meeting of Gond Maha Sabha organsied by Gondwana Gond Samaj here, the Chief Minister declared Rs 50 lakh for construction of Saheed Karunakar Singh Naik’s memorial and also assured that measures would be taken for conservation ...

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Normal life was affected in Talcher due to a 12-hour bandh

Dawn to dusk bandh in Talcher hits normal life

Angul:19/12/18; Normal life was affected in Talcher of Angul district on Wednesday due to a 12-hour bandh called by Talcher Surakshya Samiti over their four-point charter of demands. Markets, business establishments, educational institutions and government offices have remained closed in the town while the vehicular movement has severely been affected due to the bandh. However, emergency services including ambulance and ...

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