State Govt seeks relief for Discoms

State Govt seeks relief for Discoms

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State Government has sought concrete steps by the Centre to help the power sector and distribution companies (Discoms) in the State which have been severely hit by the Covid-19 crisis. In a letter to Union Power Minister RK Singh, State Energy Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra said the pandemic has led...

Youth on dharna at in-laws' house to get back wife

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 | PNS | KENDRAPADA

Demanding return of his wife to him, a youth on Monday staged a dharna in front of his in-laws’ house at Baro village under the Nikirai police station. Asit Das had a love affair with neighbourly girl, Sraddhanjali Parida, daughter of Kulamani Parida. Later, Asit and Sraddhanjali had their registered marriage...

Adani DAV students to be felicitated by NASA

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 | PNS | DHARMA

The Adani DAV School students have achieved unprecedented success in online competitions organized by various organizations under the Covid-19 situation. More than 24 students from the school participated in the competition and won. Even 14 students are eligible to receive a certificate from US space agency NASA. These students participated in...

NHRC asks CS to act on health benefit denial in Angul

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the State Chief Secretary on a complaint petition filed by chairperson of Human Rights Front (HRF) Manoj Jena on the deprivation of delivering health benefits under the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana and Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana to 20 lakh beneficiaries of Banarpal...

Nabarangpur to have high-tech nursery soon


Nabarangpur district will soon have its own high-tech nursery high yielding quality planting material of horticultural crops developed by the ICAR-IIHR. The high tech nursery is being developed at Govindalaya's Centre of Empowerment, Soruguda village under Dangarbheja Panchayat in Nandahandi Block through a unique initiative “Farm based S and T Interventions...

Doc Covid+; R Udayagiri hosp sealed

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 | PNS | PARALAKHEMUNDI

The Gajapati district administration on Sunday sealed the R Udayagiri hospital for two days after a doctor and a health worker tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday. While six Covid positives were detected in R Udayagri block on Saturday, two were from the hospital and one was a police driver. The...

SU, VSSUT closure extended till July 20

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 | PNS | SAMBALPUR

In view of Covid cases rising in Sambalpur district, the Sambalpur University authorities on Monday decided to close the institution further for a week from Tuesday. As per the office order, the university administrative office and all PG Departments will remain closed from July 14 to 20. However, all the employees of...

Shutdown clamped in Jaleswar

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 | PNS | BALESWAR

Total shutdown has been imposed in the Jaleswar Municipality of Baleswar district from 5 pm of Monday (July 13) to 5 am of July 17. The decision was taken by the district Collector for containment of Covid-19 cases, active surveillance and contact tracing. All wards of the municipality would be sanitised...

State Editions

Panic grips VIMSAR as ICU doc infected

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Ganjam reports 188 new Covid cases, 1 death

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

CM hails octogenarian’s Covid battle win

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Baleswar Covid+ man goes to sorcerer

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Singhania students excel in CBSE exam

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Athagarh declared Containment Zone

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

A case for cobots

12 July 2020 | Pradeep David | Agenda

Hope in the times of pandemic

12 July 2020 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

Covid tales: The joy of homecoming

12 July 2020 | Vandana Srivastava | Agenda

Astroturf | Unlock the mind to heal

12 July 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Online education: Dispel fear of surveillance

12 July 2020 | Madhav Govind | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m enjoying working on OTT platforms’

12 July 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer