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NPU colleges lukewarm to evaluation by NAAC

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PNS | DALTONGANJ | in Ranchi

Raj Bhavan’s constant prodding to get colleges both constituent and affiliated assessed and accredited by NAAC is yet to yield any result in Nilamber Pitamber University where out of 4 constituent colleges, three are still non-assessed by NAAC. Similarly two of the affiliated colleges out of more than half...

Millets to be included in midday meals

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The State Government has decided to include minor millets like Suan and Kangu in the midday meal and Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) programmes. As part of expansion of the Odisha Millets Mission, which was announced by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday, it has been decided to introduce millets in...

Napkin vending machines installed

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The East Coast Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation (ECoRWWO) on Monday installed an automatic sanitary napkin vending machine ‘Happy Nari’ each at the Khordha Road railway station and the Sambalpur railway station. ECoRWWO Khordha Road president Shikha Agarwal and Sambalpur president Monika Gupta inaugurated the machines at respective women’s waiting rooms. The machine...

‘Kishori Health Mela’ held at Bokaro

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | Ashis Sinha | Bokaro | in Ranchi

Aiming to create awareness and to provide persistent care for the adolescent health and developmental needs, one day ‘Kishori Health Mela’ was held at Library Ground, Sector 5 in Bokaro Steel City. The Mela was held jointly with District Social Welfare Department and World Vision India, inaugurated by Deputy Development Commissioner...

‘OSCB mgmt flouts CM order on MD appointment’

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Orissa State Cooperative Bank (OSCB) Management is alleged to have made a joke of the decision of the Chief Minister vis--vis appointment of Managing Director of the bank. The Chief Minister had earlier slashed the order of the Cooperation Department giving one year extension to the incumbent MD of OSCB...

DC asks officials to keep eye on social media

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | Nityanand Dubey | Garhwa | in Ranchi

Deputy Commissioner Dr Neha Arora held a peace committee meeting with officials and dignitaries in the conference hall at collectorate premises on Monday. Arora instructed the officials to keep an eye on the objectionable and provocative posts of social media site Facebook and WhatsApp. She also instructed strict action against...

Female Tiger cub dies at Tata Steel Zoological Park

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PNS | Jamshedpur | in Ranchi

A female tiger cub died in the Tata Steel Zoological Park at about 12.30 PM on March 18. The cub was born on August 23, 2017 and was about seven months old. It was put under symptomatic treatment for Babesiosis. Postmortem was carried out by a team of veterinarians Dr. Akhelesh...

Pathalgari’s main accused arrested

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PNS | Jamshedpur | in Ranchi

In a major breakthrough, a 50-year-old man, Bijay Kujur, who was absconding after being accused in a case related to Rs pathalgari' registered with the Ichagarh thana in Seraikela-Kharsawan district in Feb has been arrested from Mahipalpur in New Delhi on Saturday. The Seraikela-Kharsawan SP, Chandan Kumar Sinha produced Kujur, who...

Mysterious entry of Vishkanya

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

The ongoing track of Tenali Rama has become more interesting due to the mysterious entry of Chandrakala (Vishkanya). Vishkanya is trying various tactics to kill King Krishnadevraya but all her efforts are going in vain. In the upcoming track Rama (Krishna Bharadwaj) will drop an amethyst stone in the Darbaar...

Don’t panic; there’s life after exams too!

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | SMARANIKA PATTNAIK | in Bhubaneswar

The pressure on our young people is growing each year as testing and examinations become more rigorous and increasingly frequent. Students all over are gearing up in preparation for their year-end examinations, and it is common to hear about the stress they feel during this season. We recognise that many students...



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