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District Collectors of Odisha will now conduct stock verification at foreign liquor ‘OFF’ and ‘ON’ shops

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Bhubaneswar:2/6/20: District Collectors of Odisha will now conduct stock verification at foreign liquor ‘OFF’ and ‘ON’ shops within a week and submit a report to the Excise Department. In a letter, Principal Secretary, Excise, SK Lohani has directed for the same. While conducting the stock verification as on the date of lockdown, it will be prudent to take into account ...

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Health Activists and Anganwadi workers have tested positive for COVID-19

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Kendrapara:31/5/20: As many as six Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA), Anganwadi workers, sanitary staff and volunteers engaged in two temporary medical camps in Kendrapara district have tested positive for COVID-19. Informing the development, Kendrapara Collector Samarth Verma said that a total of 18 persons including Asha, Anganwadi, some volunteers, and sanitary staff have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last ...

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Self-help group donated Rs 26,657 to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund

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Balipatna,:28/5/20: A self-help group at Pratap Sashan village under Balianta block today donated Rs 26,657 to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. President of the self0help group, Pushpalata Muduli, secretary Sandhyarani Panda and other members of the group handed over the cheque to the Balianta block development officer. The deadly coronavirus has claimed seven lives in the state, while 1,660 persons have ...

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CMC has signed an MoU with the HDFC Bank concerning GPMS

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Cuttack:28/5/20: The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has signed an MoU with the HDFC Bank concerning Government Project Monitoring System (GPMS). The GPMS, a path-breaking mobile app and cloud solution would help to collaborate with government departments, engineering teams, contractors/agencies, and QC professionals on one platform. The system will ensure transparency and real-time project tracking to avoid delays.

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Tata Steel BSL has introduced 6 Electric Cars in its fleet of vehicles

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Narendrapur, May 27, 2020: As part of its drive to promote clean energy, Tata Steel BSL has introduced 6 Electric Cars in its fleet of vehicles at its plant in Dhenkanal district of Odisha. These Tata Tigor EV cars by Tata Motors are the first electric cars to be registered for commercial use in the state. Dr. Anup Mallick, Regional ...

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CM Naveen Patnaik directed to resume Developmental works in Puri and Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar:27/5/20: Reviewing the progress of Puri Heritage Corridor project and Ekamra Khetra project, CM Naveen Patnaik directed to resume work on them from 29th which was stopped due to COVID19 lockdown. CM advised to resume the work maintaining SocialDistancing and following Govt guidelines. Land acquisition will be completed in 3 months for Sri Setu, Jagannath Ballav Tourist Centre, Mahodadhi Market ...

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Pangolin rescued from a quarantine center will undergo COVID-19 test.

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Athagarh:26/5/20: A pangolin which was rescued from a quarantine centre in Badamba area under Athagarh Forest Division in Cuttack district will undergo COVID-19 test. Athagarh Divisional Forest Officer, Sasmita Lenka said: “As the pangolin has been rescued from a quarantine centre, we have decided to send its swab sample for COVID-19 testing before releasing it into the wild.” She added ...

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Cuttack, Khurda & Sundergarh registered highest sale of liquor

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Bhubaneswar:26/5/20: As home delivery of liquor began in Odisha to avoid overcrowding outside liquor shops, 8,420 orders were delivered in the state on Monday, the first day of service. As per reports, Cuttack, Khurda & Sundergarh registered highest sale. The Excise Commissioner of Odisha stated that Swiggy & Zomato are in process of tying up with retailers and are expected ...

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Servitors body of Srimandir has prepared a list of servitors to be engaged in the much-awaited Snana Jatra

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Puri:25/5/20: A servitors body of Srimandir has prepared a list of servitors to be engaged in the much-awaited Snana Jatra rituals of Lord Jagannath in Puri. In view of COVID-19 outbreak, the Daitapati nijog has reduced the number of servitors to 150 for the upcoming annual festival scheduled on June 5. “The list of servitors for pahandi rituals has been prepared as ...

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40-Ft Whale Carcass Washes Ashore In Kendrapara

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Kendrapara (Odisha);23/5/20: The carcass of a 40-feet-long critically endangered whale washed ashore in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary area in Odisha’s Kendrapara district, a senior forest official said on Saturday. The gargantuan mammal that weighed around 10 tonnes was spotted on the coast at Agarnasi Island, he said. “The mammal’s body bore injury marks. The species figures in the list of IUCN Red ...

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