Murmu visits K'jhar, interacts with Juang people

Murmu visits K'jhar, interacts with Juang people

Friday, 01 March 2024 | NARESH PATTANAYAK | KEONJHAR

President Droupadi Murmu on Thursday visited Keonjhar district on a one-day tour and passed sometimes with the PVTG Juang tribe at Gonasika under Banspal block.    Interacting with the Juang community, known as the original settlers of Keonjhar district, the President said, "Tribals are hankering for love and affection to go ahead....

Lions Bankers holds diabetes, cataract screening

Friday, 01 March 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Lions Club of Bhubaneswar Bankers organised a diebetes and cataract screening camp for the benefit of urban poor and nearby slum people.   With the cooperation of the medical team of Urban Health Mobile Unit under the National Health Mission, Government of Odisha, cataract and diabetes screenings were undertaken in the...

Anganwadi Workers’ remuneration hiked

Friday, 01 March 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday decided to hike the monthly remuneration of Anganwadi Workers and their assistants. The remuneration was increased to Rs 10,000 from the existing Rs 7,500. The remuneration of Mini-Anganwadi Workers was hiked to Rs 7,250 from Rs 5,375. The remuneration of Anganwadi Assistants was raised to...

Married woman stabbed to death in city

Friday, 01 March 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

A married woman was stabbed by a youth at Jharana Nagar near Sishu Bhawan Square under the Capital police limits in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday night. The victim succumbed to her injuries on Wednesday night, police said on Thursday.  The deceased was identified as Geetanjali Ranjit and the accused as Kalu. Following the...

PM to visit Odisha on Mar 5

Friday, 01 March 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would visit Odisha on March 5 (Tuesday), informed BJP State election co-in-charge Lata Usendi on Thursday.   However, the schedule of the Prime Minister’s Odisha trip for next week was yet to be prepared, she said.   According to information, PM Modi is likely to lay the foundation-stones for various...

IIM-S to host 100 CUBES Conclave tomorrow

Thursday, 29 February 2024 | PNS | SAMBALPUR

The IIM Sambalpur is all set to host 100 CUBES Conclave on March 1. The event will be inaugurated by Union Minister for Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan. IIM Sambalpur Director Prof Mahadeo Jaiswal said  that the day-long conclave will be embedded with various precursor events like “Startup Open Mic”, Fireside...

‘Clarify on using Conch symbol in advertisements’

Thursday, 29 February 2024 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Election Commission of India (ECI) is learnt to have sought clarification from the Odisha’s Chief Secretary and the general secretary of the ruling Biju Janta Dal (BJD) for using the party’s “Conch” symbol in advertisements issued by the State Government using public funds. Quoting sources, news agency ANI said, “The...

Gates reviews dev activities in BBSR slum

Thursday, 29 February 2024 | NAlINI SAHU | BHUBANESWAR

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates on Wednesday reviewed many programmes undertaken by the Odisha Government in Bhubaneswar in collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Gates attended several programmes, including one with a focus on the use of artificial intelligence for farmers, at the Krushi Bhawan. He reviewed the programmes...

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