81 new +ve in State

81 new +ve in State

Friday, 05 March 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State recorded 81 new Cobvid-19 positive cases in 22 districts and the State pool on Thursday, with which  the total caseload  further surged to 3,37,529. Of the new cases, 49 were from quarantine centres while 32 were local contact cases. The day’s highest 15 cases were recorded in Sambalpur district....

NHRC asks Chief Secy for action in 8 weeks

Friday, 05 March 2021 | PNS | DHENKANAL

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Chief Secretary of Odisha to take appropriate action within eight weeks concerning different demands of the displaced persons in the proposed plant of OTPCL at Kamakhyanagar in Dhenkanal district. The Chief Secretary has to take the action associating with leader Er Debashisha...

Apeejay Children's Library holds art workshop

Friday, 05 March 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Apeejay Anand Children’s Library held an art workshop on February 26. For the first time the workshop was held in all the Apeejay Schools including Bhubaneswar and Haldia. The event was hosted both online and offline adhering to the strict Covid 19 protocols. In Apeejay School Bhubaneswar the event was...

Rail Roko in K’jhar planned from Mar 15

Friday, 05 March 2021 | PNS | KEONJHAR

After lawyers, now the Keonjhar Yuva Parishad has served an ultimatum to the railway authorities to stage a dharna on rail tracks from March 15 indefinitely in case the authorities fail to run the Bhubaneswar-Keonjhar passenger daily train and  convert the running  of Visakhapatnam-Tata train from weekly to daily basis.Parishad...

Diarrhoea cases detected in U’kote village

Friday, 05 March 2021 | PNS | NABARANGPUR

Moe than 100 residents of Tohra village under Umarkote block in Nabarangpur district have been diagnosed with diarrhoea after consuming foods outside their homes in open space. The villagers found with diarrhoea symptoms have been admitted in the nearby Pujari Guda Community Health Centre (CHC) and Umarkote CHC for treatment. Among...

State's 1st Atal Incubation Centre unveiled

Friday, 05 March 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In what can be said a significant step to strengthen the startup ecosystem in Odisha, the Atal Incubation Centre-Nalanda  Institute of Technology Foundation, a new technology business incubation centre at Chandaka was set up in collaboration with the Niti Aayog. Union Minister Pratap Chandra Sarangi inaugurated the centre in the presence...

4 die in bus-bike collision in K’handi

Friday, 05 March 2021 | PNS | BHAWANI/PATNA/ KEONJHAR

Four persons, including a five-year-old girl, were killed in two separate road mishaps in Kalahandi and Keonjhar districts on Thursday. As per reports, three persons, including the five-year-old girl, lost their lives after a motorbike they were riding collided head on with a bus at Dangariguda Square under the Golamunda police...

Charity-based Govt schemes won't end poverty

Friday, 05 March 2021 | MANAS JENA

The approach of the Government of Odisha towards poverty eradication is mirrored in the State Budget and the Odisha Economic Survey 2020-21 documents. It is found that the approaches have not changed much and the Government is banking upon charity and doles to ensure welfare of the poor people at...

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