CM attends VD College platinum fest

CM attends VD College platinum fest

Saturday, 04 February 2023 | PNS | JEYPORE

A day after declaration of the Vikram Deb University, Jeypore, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik attended the platinum jubilee celebration of the erstwhile Vikram Deb College on Friday. Addressing students and public, he said, “We are committed for the development of Koraput.” The CM dedicated projects worth Rs 1,596 crore to the...

Pangolins in peril due to poaching in State

Saturday, 04 February 2023 | SAROJ MISHRA | BHUBANESWAR

Pangolins, which are found in all the districts in Odisha, are in peril due to the growing menace of poaching and the inefficiency of the authorities to control it, said the Wildlife Society of Odisha (WSO) here on Friday.The Forest Department has not made any efforts to gather intelligence on...

‘Restart PMGKAY for food security of poor’

Saturday, 04 February 2023 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Following presentation of the Union Budget 2023-24 in Parliament, the BJD has appealed to the Centre for resumption of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) for food security of the poor. BJD vice-president Debi Prasad Mishra told the media on Friday that Centre was providing additional 5-kg free rice...

BJD may find it difficult to fill leadership vacuum soon

Saturday, 04 February 2023 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

With the murder of senior BJD leader and Cabinet Minister Naba Kisore Das, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is searching for a tall leader to fill up the vacuum created in western Odisha.   The BJD is always facing a tough fight against opposition BJP and Congress in the western region...

Book on Jayee Rajguru unveiled

Saturday, 04 February 2023 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

A book titled “Resisting Dominance: Situating  Jayee Rajguru in the Khurda Uprising of 1804” was released by Utkal University VC Prof Sabita Acharya, in the department of history.   The book is an anthology of essays that intends to provide elaborate views on theoretical and thematic aspect with specific reference to anti...

BRS eager to set its foot in Odisha; will it succeed?

Saturday, 04 February 2023 | lAlIT MOHAN MISHRA

In a recent development, a group of former MPs, MLAs, former Chief Minister Giridhar Gamang, social workers, farmer leaders, journalists and lawyers of Odisha joined the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) in Hyderabad (Telangana) on January 25. It is said that some retired bureaucrats, politicians and journalists, who are promoting the...

Increase milk price to Rs 40, demands OMFA

Saturday, 04 February 2023 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Amul company has increased milk price by Rs 3 per litre. As a result, the Amul milk which was sold earlier at Rs 63 is now being sold at Rs 66 and Amul buffalo milk is being sold at Rs 70. But sadly, till now, the Odisha Milk Federation...

DGP breaks silence 6 days after Naba murder

Saturday, 04 February 2023 | AK SAHOO | BHUBANESWAR

Breaking his silence six days after the murder of Health Minister Naba Kisore Das, Director General of Police (DGP) Sunil Bansal on Friday said, “It will take some time to unravel the mystery shrouding the incident.” The DGP told the media, “This is a high-profile murder case and a police officer...

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