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Odisha would be free of child labour by 2025

Bhubaneswar13/6/17: Women and Child Welfare Minister Prafulla Samal today said Odisha would be free of child labour by 2025 and a task force would be formed soon to rescue the children who are victims of trafficking for bonded or forced labour. Speaking on the sidelines of an event organised on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour, Prafulla said, ...

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Detective wing of its police department named its dog squad as K9

Bhubaneswar:6/6/17′ In a bid to rename the detective wing of its police department in the line with the current international nomenclature, the State Government has named its dog squad as K9. Dara, Lisha, John and Duke will no longer be called members of the dog squad. Each district has a dog squad presently. The squad at the police headquarters has ...

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Odisha government approved 10 mega project proposals

Bhubaneswar3/6/17:: Odisha government’s High Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) on Friday approved 10 mega project proposals promising to generate an investment of Rs 1.10 lakh crore in the state. HLCA chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved the 10 projects including the proposals made by JSW to set up a 10 MTPA steel plant at Paradip. The officials of JSW have requested Odisha ...

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Odisha’s famous Sambalpuri dance goes global again

Odisha news Times Bureau Bhubaneswar/Paris, May 30 Odisha’s famous Sambalpuri dance goes global again. Internationally acclaimed Odissi dancer Saswat Joshi performed the folk dance in front of Eiffel Tower in Paris along with other artistes. The troupe enthralled the spectators present at the famous monument in France. “Being desi sambalpuria in france.. Well this was again an adventure to perform real sambalpuri ...

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Ministry of Culture Commemorates Buddha Jayanti Celebrations

Newdelhi:10/5/17:Ministry of Culture commemorated the “Thrice blessed day of Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment and Mahaparinirvana”, falling on the auspicious Full moon day of Vaisakha in the presence of Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister for Human Resources Development, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (I/C) for Culture and Tourism and Shri Kiran Rijuju, Minister of State for Home Affairs at a function here ...

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Urmila Matandakar will grace as Chief Guest in7th Odia Film Fair award

Bhubaneswar:20/3/17:Seventh  Odia Film fair award will be going to commenced on29th,March.2017 at utkal Mandap,this year Bollywood actress Urmila Matandakar will grace the award ceremony as chief guest. The event was organized and managed by Odisha Events ,the award will be given in more than  20categories

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Employees Provident Fund Organisation allowed full and final withdrawal without providing Aadhaar

New Delhi:(ONT Bureau)2/3/17: In a big relief to pensioners, retirement fund body Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has allowed full and final withdrawal of funds by the subscribers from their pension account without providing Aadhaar number. Earlier order of the EPFO all those members filing claims for withdrawal of funds from their pension account would not be required to submit ...

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BJP To Form 8 ZPs, Cong Has To Content With One

Bhubaneswar: OdishnewstimesBureau On Feb 22, 2017; On the basis of the results of the three-tier Panchayat polls, BJP is all set to form eight Zilla Parishads (ZPs) in Odisha while Congress has to remain content with only one Zilla Parishad in Jharsuguda district. It is likely that the BJP may get Gajapati Zilla Parishad seat as a bonus, which will ...

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Crimea is a popular health retreat.

It’s a land that’s seen the Charge of the Light Brigade. It’s where the Big Three Met at the height of World War II to decide on the final contours of the conflict. It’s also been in the news for all the wrong reasons, but that hasn’t kept the tourists away from what was once the preferred retreat of the ...

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Weekly limit on withdrawal of cash will be increased to Rs 50,000,

New Delhi(ONT Bureau)20/2/17: The weekly limit on withdrawal of cash from savings bank accounts will be increased to Rs 50,000, from the current Rs 24,000 and effective from March 13 sources said. There will be no limits on cash withdrawals from Savings Bank accounts. The Government and RBI had imposed limits on withdrawal of money from ATMs and bank branches ...

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