Five more centres for DLs in BBSR, Khordha

Five more centres for DLs in BBSR, Khordha

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

In view of the heavy rush in the Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) for driving licences, five additional centres would be set up in Bhubaneswar and Khordha. While four centres would be opened in Bhubaneswar, one would come up in Khordha. Besides, such centres will be opened in other districts too, said...

CM greets 19 skaters for Guinness record

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday felicitated 19 skaters of Brahmapur Skating Academy, who have set a Guinness world record by roller skating non-stop for 48 hours at Largest Roller Skating Lesson held at Belgavi in Karnataka on November 10, 2018. The skaters created the world record during the Largest Roller...

Dutee to take part in World Athletics meet

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Sprinter Dutee Chand on Thursday was included in the India squad for the World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha later this month. The development came after the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) accepted an invite for her participation from its parent body, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). The...

Min reviews dev works in Jharsuguda

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | PNS | JHARSUGUDA

State Planning and Coordination, Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera reviewed works of various departments here on Thursday. Behera while going through the details of funds given for development works in the district from the District Mineral Fund (DMF), directed the departmental officers to be more careful for successful implementation of...

DGP reviews setting up of call centres in districts

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

DGP BK Sharma, reviewing the setting up of call centres in the districts for effective implementation of the ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative of the State Government, here on Friday through videoconferencing urged range IGs, DIGs and  SPs to analyse feedbacks on a daily basis and take targeted corrective and disciplinary action. Sharma...

WB minor girl rescued in Baleswar

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | PNS | BALESWAR

A 13-year-old girl found in the FM University campus here on Thursday evening was rescued and admitted in the District Headquarters Hospital. She appeared to be mentally unstable and was shouting in the campus. Preliminarily, it was known that she hails from the Ramnagar area in West Bengal and is daughter of...

XIMB meet on ‘Innovating Business’ begins

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

A three-day Business Excellence Summit on the ‘Innovating Business’  by the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) began here on Friday. Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy, Tata Steel TQM and Steel Business President Anand Sen, Xavier University Vice-Chancellor Antony Uvari SJ, Registrar EA Augustine and Academic Dean Dr Shridhar Kumar Dash graced...

Forests damaged due to Aug rains

Saturday, 14 September 2019 | PNS | BALANGIR

Besides damaging houses and properties in Balangir, the unprecedented rains on August 12 and 13 also destroyed forests on 18.61 acres of land and eroded soil in mountains in the district. The flow of rainwater was at such a speed that it created nullahs on soft points of mountains in the...

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