Ganjam: 43 corona warriors among 218 +ve

Ganjam: 43 corona warriors among 218 +ve

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

Ganjam on Saturday continued to report the State’s highest number of new Covid-19 cases among all districts. The day’s count on the day was 218, accounting for 38.2 % of the State’s total cases of 570. Now, Ganjam’s total positive cases stand at to 3,634. The district also reported two deaths...

State drops 5 districts from Maoist zones list

Saturday, 11 July 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State Government on Friday removed five more erstwhile Maoist-hit districts from the Centre’s Security Related Expenditure (SRE) scheme. The districts are Angul, Boudh, Sambalpur, Deogarh and Nayagarh. With this, total 11 districts have been assessed to be free from Maoist activities in a span of two years largely due to the...

Biocides during pandemic may prove fatal

Saturday, 11 July 2020 | MANAS RANJAN SENAPATI

Biocides are used to destroy or control any harmful organism by chemical or biological means. The examples include disinfectants or antiseptics with common ingredients like alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, surfactants, triclosan, phenolics, sodium hypochlorite, chlorhexidine and quaternary ammonium compounds. In the present scenario of Covid-19 pandemic worldwide, the practice of using biocides...

Manch unveils postal cover on India-Nepal border

Saturday, 11 July 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The Bharat Raksha Manch released a postal cover on the border issues with Nepal. The cover, which depicts the correct representation of the  Kalapani area and border, also has a small legend about the illegal claim by Nepal on Indian territory. Manch national secretary Anil Dhir said that the cover has been...

Course-end fest at INS Chilka

Saturday, 11 July 2020 | PNS | KHORDHA

The Course Completion Ceremony of the passing-out trainees Batch at the INS Chilka was held on Friday. Commodore Rituraj Sahu Commanding Officer, INS Chilka awarded medals and trophies to the meritorious trainees. He urged them to serve the Indian Navy with pride and professionalism. Abhishek Singh, Senior Secondary Recruit, and MD Rao,...

Expedite land acquisition for HPL: NOCCI

Saturday, 11 July 2020 | PNS | BALESWAR

With the proposed mega Haldia Petrochemicals Limited (HPL) project at Baliapal facing resistance from a section of locals for long, the North Orissa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NOCCI) has demanded that the State Government expedite the land acquisition process for the project. The integrated refinery and petrochemicals facility project would...

Vedanta intensifies measures for staffs’ safety

Saturday, 11 July 2020 | PNS | JHARSUGUDA

The Vedanta’s Jharsuguda plant has intensified preventive measures to safeguard its employees, families and business partners against the Covid-19. “The health and safety of our employees, families, business partners and communities are of utmost import to us. We will continue adhering to all Covid guidelines and protocols and use our learning...

NNKS activists held for waylaying JSpur DM

Saturday, 11 July 2020 | PNS | JAGATSINGHPUR

As many as 16 Navnirman Krushak Sangathan [NNKS] activists were arrested on the charge  intercepting district Collector SK Mohapatra’s vehicle near his residence on Friday. The NNKS activists were protesting demanding fulfilment of a few demands pertaining to farmers of district and urged the Collector for a meeting. The agitators intercepted the...

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