Implement DACP for docs, says CM

Implement DACP for docs, says CM

Sunday, 29 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced immediate implementation of the Dynamic Assured Career Progression (DACP) for medical officers of the Odisha Medical and Health Services (OMHS) cadre. In the present situation of COVID-19 pandemic, the medical officers of the OHMS cadre, who are at the forefront of the health sector,...

‘Don’t deprive city Red Cross bodies of grant’

Sunday, 29 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Indian Red Cross Society, Police Commissionerate Branch executive committee member Dillip Dashsharma has thanked Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for providing financial assistance of Rs 44.50 crore to the district Red Cross Societies. However, Dashsharma demanded that the Government provide financial support to the Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate Branch and Rourkela City Branch...

Close Post Offices as infection chances high: NFPE

Sunday, 29 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

National Federation of Postal Employees (NFPE) , Odisha unit chairman Bruhaspati Samal has urged the Postal Directorate and Government of India to take immediate action for suspension of Post and RMS offices till restoration of normalcy in the wake of the lockdown clamped for COVID-19. He said only the bigger post...

‘Are Tata BSL workers’ lives less valuable?’

Sunday, 29 March 2020 | PNS | DHENKANAL

While most of the world and the whole of India is undergoing a lockdown to fight COVID-19 pandemic, the factory of Tata BSL in Dhenkanal district of Odisha is working as usual. The management of Tatas is openly defying the lockdown directive and has forced hundreds of its workers to work...

Woman Maoist surrenders

Sunday, 29 March 2020 | PNS | KORAPUT

Woman Maoist Tulasi Ulaka alias Sangeeta, who had been carrying a cash reward of Rs 4 lakh on her head, surrendered before the Koraput police on Saturday. Ulaka was a member of the Andhra Odisha Border Special Zonal Committee of the outlawed CPI(Maoist) and actively involved in various Red rebel activities...

Now, docs’ advice over call/WhatsApp

Sunday, 29 March 2020 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

People in Ganjam district would no more have to rush to hospitals to avail healthcare services. They can get it sitting at their homes. In a unique initiative to ensure social distancing as a measure against spread of coronavirus, the district administration has launched telemedicine services for people who would seek...


Sunday, 29 March 2020 | PNS

Entry point to Mahendragiri shut Paralakhemundi: The Gajapati district administration has closed the entry point to the historic Mahendragiri site on the allegations that people of Ganjam district and Andhra Pradesh’s Srikakulam district are visiting the hill despite the coronavirus lockdown. District Collector Anupam Shah issued a direction to ACFO Gouri...

Stay home, study; Minister urges students

Sunday, 29 March 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

School & Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Saturday urged the students to stay at home and concentrate on studies during the corona lockdown period. He said the midday meal (MDM) has been provided to the students in advance for three months. The normal MDM programme would resume from June...

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