Jawan flees from quarantine centre

Jawan flees from quarantine centre

Monday, 13 July 2020 | PNS | NABARANGPUR

A Covid-19-positive BSF jawan allegedly fled from a temporary medical camp (TMC) in Nabarangpur district on Saturday. According to reports, the jawan, hailing from Guntur in Andhra Pradesh, tested positive for COVID-19 on June 24 and was shifted to a Covidhospital. He recovered from the disease on June 30. However, he was kept...

Now, Dutee drags sister into same-sex row

Monday, 13 July 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

An ongoing confrontation between sprinter Dutee Chand and her elder sister Saraswati Chand crossed all limits after the fastest Indian woman openly spoke to media raising question on her sibling’s relationship with a girl. Making a startling revelation, Dutee said Saraswati, also a sprinter, is in a same-sex relationship with a...

FPI condemns Dubey encounter

Monday, 13 July 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Freethought Party of India (FPI) has strongly condemned the “coldblooded murder” of the “surrendered” don  Vikas Dubey  in a fake encounter in order to save many BJP leaders who had derived dividends for having a nexus with him. "Had he been lawfully tried he could have exposed the political leaders...

State to devise action plan for Atmanirbhar Bharat

Monday, 13 July 2020 | TATHYA | BHUBANESWAR

To reap benefit out of Atmanirbhar Bharat Yojana, the State Government has decided to chalk out an action plan for implementation of the ambitious programme. Under this Self-Reliant India Movement Covid-19 economic package, Rs 20 lakh crore has been announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As a thumb rule, Odisha is needed...

CUO holds phase-1 Home Based Exam

Monday, 13 July 2020 | PNS | KORAPUT

The Central University of Odisha successfully conducted the first phase of Home-Based Open Book Final Examination (HBOBE) for students of terminal semesters, who are locked in their respective homes due to Covid-19. The first phase of HBOBE was conducted from July 6 to 11 with 100 per cent attendance. In the...

B’pur ITI makes Robo warrior to fight Covid

Monday, 13 July 2020 | KRUSHNA CHANDRA PANDA | BRAHMAPUR

The Government ITI, Brhamapur has created another milestone in bringing innovations to contain Covid-19 pandemic. The ITI has designed an UVC Robo Warrior machine. Principal Dr Rajat Kumar Panigrahy said the newly-developed machine provides UVC light that disinfects the surfaces of public transport system and the isolation rooms occupied by Covid-19...

Agriculture sector spending dips in State

Monday, 13 July 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

While the State Government provided more money in Annual Budget,2020, spending during first quarter of the fiscal has come down due to adverse impact of Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19) pandemic. Latest Financial Analysis reveals that total expenditure as percentage of Annual Budget provision was little more than 14 per cent till...

‘BBSR Covid cases rising due to people from hotspot dists’

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Covid-19 cases in Bhubaneswar are rising due to people visiting the city from hotspot districts for healthcare and other purposes, said Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary on Saturday. Overcrowded markets on Friday before weekend shutdown every week is another major concern for the BMC, he said. “If we analyse,...

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