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Odisha-born Purnedu S. Mishra has been appointed as the new General Manager (GM) of South Eastern Railway

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Bhubaneswar:22 /9/18:Odisha-born Purnedu S. Mishra has been appointed as the new General Manager (GM) of South Eastern Railway (SER), which has its headquarters at Garden Reach, Kolkata. Mishra assumed the charge of the post of GM today after his appointment was approved by the Railway Board, an official notification issued in this regard said. Prior to his new role, Mishra ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Veer Surendra Sai Airport to the nation

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Jharsuguda:22/9/18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated the much-awaited Jharsuguda Airport to the nation in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal and other Union Ministers. Modi named the airport after freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai, which was a long-standing demand of the state government. The PM made announcement about naming the airport after the freedom ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stone for revival of a fertilizer plant

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Talcher:22/9/18: Making a long dream of the people of Odisha come true, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid foundation stone for revival of a fertilizer plant here. Accompanied by Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, Modi left for Talcher in a special chopper of Air Force for the country’s first coal gasification based fertilizer plant project at investment of Rs 13,000 crore ...

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Delhi Saket Court granted conditional bail to Abhijit Iyer Mitra

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Newdelhi:20/9/18: The Delhi Saket Court granted conditional bail to Abhijit Iyer Mitra soon after his arrest today by Odisha Police under Nizamuddin Police Station limits in the national capital city. The Court also rejected the transit remand plea of Odisha Police. As per the court’s conditional bail, Abhijit has been granted it till September 28. He has also been directed to ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate various developmental projects in Odisha on September 22

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Bhubaneswar:20/9/18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate various developmental projects in Odisha on September 22. He will inaugurate Jharsuguda airport and Udan, dedicate Garjanbahal open cast mines project of MCL and Jharsuguda-Sardega railway line of MCL in Sundargarh district and commencement of coal production and transportation from Dulanga coal mine of NTPC. The PM will also launch the commencement of ...

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Union Home Minister launches two portals to strengthen Women Safety

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Newdelhi:20/9/18:Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh here today launched two separate portals to strengthen Women Safety. The portal “cybercrime.gov.in” will receive complaints from citizens on objectionable online content related to child pornography, child sexual abuse material, sexually explicit material such as rape and gang rape. The National Database on Sexual Offenders (NDSO), which is accessible only to law enforcement agencies, ...

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Successful Flight Test of Prahar

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Balasore:20/9/18:Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested the indigenously developed surface-to-surface tactical missile ‘Prahar’, from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Balasore, today. Range stations and electro optical systems tracked the missile throughout its flight. ‘Prahar’ is a contemporary weapon system capable of carrying multiple types of warheads and neutralizing a wide variety of targets. Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman congratulated ...

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Health Ministry partners with Dell and Tata Trusts to provide technology solution for a nationwide healthcare program

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Newdelhi:20/9/18:Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, here today exchanged the MoUs with the Tata Trusts and Dell to provide a technological platform fornationwide prevention, control, screening and management program of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs).SmtAnupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfarepresided over the ceremony and also released the user manual for NCD application under Comprehensive Primary Health Care ...

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Anti-Odisha tirade initiator Abhijit Iyer Mitra was arrested by Odisha Police

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Newdelhi:20/9/18: Anti-Odisha tirade initiator Abhijit Iyer Mitra was arrested in New Delhi by Odisha Police on Thursday afternoon. A team of Odisha police had gone to New Delhi and he was arrested under the NIzamuddin police limits. His controversial remarks on Odisha culture, Konark Sun Temple and Lord Jagannath had attracted widespread resentment and discontentment among the people of Odisha. Even ...

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Sukanya Yojna and PPF will get more interest

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New Delhi :20/9/18: There is good news for those who invest in small savings schemes. The Modi government has increased interest on these schemes. The central government has announced interest rates for October-December quarter. The Finance Ministry tweeted on Wednesday and informed about it. Accordingly, you will now get more interest on other schemes including Sukanya Samridhi Yojana, Public Provident Fund. ...

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