‘Regulate CIBIL, CICs reports to ensure zero defect’

‘Regulate CIBIL, CICs reports to ensure zero defect’

Friday, 22 September 2023 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Entrepreneurs and Financial Customers Association of India (EFCAI) has urged the Union Finance Ministry to simplify loan procedure for the MSMEs and small borrowers.   In a letter to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, EFCAI Working Chairperson and ex-Chairman, Orissa Assembly of Small and Medium Enterprise Capt. Harendra N Mahapatra raised a...

Baijayant receives death threat

Friday, 22 September 2023 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

BJP national vice-president Baijayant Panda has received death threats from an unknown caller who warned him of a fate similar to Odisha Minister Naba Das. A statement by the office of Panda on Thursday said that the threat call was received by his assistant wherein the caller threatened that the "same...

IIT BBS, Taipei Centre explore collaboration

Friday, 22 September 2023 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

With a view to exploring collaboration opportunities in the fields of academics and research, a two-member delegation team from Taipei Economic & Cultural Centre in India (TECC) visited the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. The visit was conducted as part of the International Relations programme of IIT...

Pramila files nomination for Speaker

Friday, 22 September 2023 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

BJD leader Pramila Mallik on Thursday filed nomination for election to the post of Odisha Assembly Speaker. The poll is scheduled to be held on Friday. “I will seek the cooperation of all members of the House for smooth conduct of the proceedings,” she told the media. She is all set...

Puri-R’la Vande Bharat from Sept 24

Friday, 22 September 2023 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually flag off the Puri-Rourkela Vande Bharat Express train on September 24, the South Eastern Railway said in a release on Thursday. This will be the second Vande Bharat Express for Odisha. The 20836/20835 Puri-Rourkela-Puri Vande Bharat Express will run six days a week except Saturday. The train...

Unsung hero of Prajamandal: Bika of Talcher

Friday, 22 September 2023 | MANAS JENA

The Prajamandal movement was a massive mobilisation of peasants and Dalits for assertion of their rights against the local Zamindars and Kings in the colonial Orissa.   Different groups of people had different perceptions of the freedom struggle. The peoples’ struggle was directed against internal as well as external colonisation by the...

Assembly Monsoon Session from today

Friday, 22 September 2023 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Three-tier security arrangements have been made for the Monsoon Session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly which will begin on Friday. Over 1,000 security personnel including 125 police officers have been deployed in and around the Assembly premises to ensure smooth functioning of the session and prevent any untoward situation, said an...

PCC backs Sonia’s demand on women’s Bill

Friday, 22 September 2023 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Sarat Pattanayak on Thursday extended full support to former Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s demand for backward class women’s representation in Parliament. Pattanayak said the Women’s Reservation Bill which was passed in the Lok Sabha  on Wednesday, is the Congress’ brainchild. The one-third reservation for women...

State Editions

DU wears festive look on poll day

23 September 2023 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Students throng election booths

23 September 2023 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Land allocation for utilities approved

23 September 2023 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Musical fountain opens at first bamboo theme park in Capital

23 September 2023 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Two members of Tyagi gang held for extorting money

23 September 2023 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Astroturf | Yogasana and Pranayama preparatory to Dhyana

17 September 2023 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Vanishing innocence | Epidemic of missing children

17 September 2023 | Biswajeet Banerjee | Agenda

Better Cure

17 September 2023 | HEALTH PIONEER | Agenda

health BRIEFS

17 September 2023 | PNS | Agenda

Patients as Partners: Elevating Healthcare Safety

17 September 2023 | Dr Sangeeta Sharma | Agenda

Yemen: A live hell for children

17 September 2023 | Chitrangada/ Yasudhara | Agenda