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Byomakesh Ray appointed BYJD president & Devi Ranjan Tripathy as President of BCJD


Bhubaneswar27/9/20:: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik today appointed Chandabali MLA Byomakesh Ray as the president of Biju Yuva Janta Dal (BYJD). Similarly, Banki MLA Devi Ranjan Tripathy has also been appointed as the President of Biju Chatra Janata Dal (BCJD), the student wing of the BJD. BJD supremo this month had overhauled both the wings and had appointed ...

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Prof. Jyotirmayee Dash is the first Odia woman to got the “Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award 2020”


Newdelhi26/9/20:: Prof. Jyotirmayee Dash has got the highest Science and Technology award of India “Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awad 2020” in Chemical Sciences.Prof. Dash is working in the School of chemical sciences, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata. Dash born in Jagatsinghpur district first is the first Odia woman to receive such an award. She is among the 12 scientists to ...

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Covid-19 positive tally to 2,05,452 in Odisha : 16 Deaths In A Day


Bhubaneswar:26/9/20: Covid-19 cases in Odisha continue to surge with the State reporting the ‘highest’ single-day number of 4,356 positive cases in the last 24 hours pushing the positive tally to 2,05,452 cases. On the other hand, the virus claimed 16 more lives, taking the death toll to 783. Of the new cases, 2,529 were reported from quarantine centers and 1,827 ...

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All MLAs and staff at the state assembly will undergo COVID-19 tests


Bhubaneswar: 26/9/20: All MLAs and staff at the state assembly will undergo COVID-19 tests from today ahead of the Monsoon Session of the state legislature, beginning from September 29. Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Prem Chandra Choudhary said that the sanitisation programme will be launched as the monsoon session of the state assembly is scheduled to continue till October 7.“We ...

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Baijayant Panda Reappointed BJP National Vice President


Delhi:26/9/20: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appointed its new national office-bearers on Saturday and as many as four leaders from Odisha have found a place in the new team of party President Jagat Prakash Nadda. While Baijayant “Jay” Panda has been reappointed as National Vice President, Lok Sabha Member from Mayurbhanj, Bisweswar Tudu has been named one of the national ...

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Adarmani Baral passed away


Bhubaneswar:25/9/20: Adarmani Baral wife of the late Abani Baral passed away.  Good as – known figure, a milestone of Odisha Modern Theatre, a young girl of that time who could dare to come and join modern theatre in Cuttack, acted against legendary Sarat pujari, a very known Radio drama voice Smt Adaramai Baral has followed the route of her husband  Abani Barala ...

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Monsson Session of the Odisha Assembly will have no Question Hour


Bhubaneswar:25/9/20: The Monsson Session of the Odisha Assembly, which is scheduled to begin on October 29 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, will have no Question Hour. Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro informed this after an all-party meeting held here today. However, 12 Ordinances which have been cleared by the state Cabinet, will be tabled during the session for discussion. The Assembly will run ...

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Farmers across Odisha staged protests against the controversial agriculture bills


Bhubaneswar: 25/9/20: The farmers across Odisha today staged protests against the controversial agriculture bills passed during the monsoon session of the Parliament. The members of Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan protested against the bills at AG Square in Bhubaneswar. Many protestors were detained while they tried to enter into the gate of Lok Seva Bhawan. The protestors of Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) ...

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Odisha’s COVID-19 tally today breached 2 lakh-mark with 4208 fresh cases


Bhubaneswar:25/9/20:  Odisha’s COVID-19 tally today breached 2 lakh-mark with 4208 fresh cases detected in the state in the last 24 hours. The tally now stands at 2,01,096. Of the total fresh cases detected from all 30 districts, 2462 have been reported from different quarantine centers while the remaining 1746 are local contacts. Contact tracing and follow-up action is underway, said Information and Public ...

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Odisha is found among least happy states in a nationwide survey


Bhubaneswar:24/9/20 Amidst battle against COVID-19 pandemic, Odisha is found among least happy states in a nationwide survey. As per India Happiness Report 2020 released by Professor Rajesh K Pillania, Odisha has been placed 34th in the list of 36 States and Union Territories. While Mizoram, Punjab, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands are among the top three in the list of overall ...

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