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77% public says graft rife in Odisha

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | SANJEEV KUMAR PATRO | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Though Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik figures among clean politicians across the country, Odisha in 2017 sadly failed to elicit a similar tag as evident in two survey reports on corruption and transparency. The reports show that while a whopping 77 per cent of households in the State perceive prevalence of widespread...

ITI teachers to get skill training in Singapore

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Training of the first batch of Odisha Government ITI teachers and officials under a “two-week leadership development programme” would commence at the Institute of Technical Education in Singapore from Monday (February 26). This is the lead project of the MoU signed on November 2, 2017 between the Odisha Skill Development Authority...

Assembly Session from Mar 20

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Budget Session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly (OLA) would begin from March 20, according to a proposal of the Assembly Secretariat submitted to the State Government. The session would be held in two phases, first for 10 working days from March 20 to 31 and, second for 21 working days...

Herbal Holi to be held in city

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The 6th “Swapnapati Herbal Holi 2018” will be held on March 1 at the Hotel Kalinga Ashok, here. The Swapnapati Foundation will organise the event in association with the MyCityLinks, a fortnightly magazine. With spreading awareness about the harmful effects of the chemical and synthetic colours, the initiative is to use...

AIIMS student missing; father meets CP

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

A Jammu and Kashmir MBBS student, Suhail Aijaz, of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar has been missing since February 9. Suhail’s father Aijaz Ahmed on Sunday met senior officials of the Commissionerate Police (CP) seeking assistance as it has been over a fortnight that Suhail is untraceable. According...

Jaga, Kalia can now be treated in Odisha

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Separated conjoined twins Jaga and Kalia need special nursing care and it can be provided in Odisha, informed Prof Ashok Mohapatra, former Neurosurgery Department HOD at AIIMS, New Delhi. “A collective decision has been taken at the AIIMS that the twins need nursing care for their further treatment and there is...

‘82% voting good for democracy’

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The EVMs containing votes of 82 per cent of Bijepur electorates have been kept under tight security after maintaining of a due process and voting would be conducted in a hassle-free manner on February 28, said Election Commission of India Observer Abhishek Chandra. Thanking voters for exercising franchise in a peaceful...

Teachers to gherao Assembly on Mar 9

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The members of the Odisha Primary Teachers’ Association (OPTA) (Under New Pension Scheme) would gherao the State Assembly on March 9 pressing for fulfilment of their three- point charter of demands, informed association president Brahamananda Moharana at a Press meet held here on Sunday. Moharana said earlier the State Government...

Nobel laureate Satyarthi felicitated

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Niladrivihar Youth and Cultural Association (NYCA) felicitated Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr Kailash Satyarthi here on Saturday. Dr Satayarthi urged the youth community to work for a child-centered society and safety and security of the children on a priority basis. He too called upon them to create awareness among people...

Satyarthi wants Nat’l Children’s Tribunal

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Centre for Child and Women Development (CCWD) a State-level seminar on “Civil society, Social Movement, Social Change and Development Discourse in Odisha” here on Sunday. Chief guest Nobel prize winner Kailash Satyarthi said the present child rights protection mechanism is not adequate to protect the rights of children. He demanded...


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