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All 7 Brahmapur UPHCs get ISO certification

All 7 Brahmapur UPHCs get ISO certification

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

All seven Urban Public Health Centres (UPHCs) have received Indian Standard Organisation (ISO)  9001-2015 certificates for providing quality health services to slum dewellers and other denizens, tweeted Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday. The BeMC is the first urban local body in the State to received ISO certificates for UPHCs. All...

CPGA roundtable: Stress on e-waste recycle, reuse

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

At the first E-Waste Round Table organised by the Centre for Policy and Advocacy (CPGA) here on Saturday, scientists and environmentalists expressed their concern over the mounting e-waste and its hazardous effects on health as well as environment at large. Dignitaries from several universities, engineering and technology institutes came under one...

Denied housing aid, family stays in toilet

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | SRIKUMUAR MAHANTA | SONEPUR

Scores of poor people in Subarnapur district have been leading a miserable life after they were left out of Government housing benefits. Locals in Jaloe panchayat under Ullunda block alleged that no housing benefit would be made available to eligible people unless they have political affiliation and they pay bribe. Here is...

Bangladeshis residing within Paradip IOCL boundary walls

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | PRASANTA ROUT | PARADIP

National Investigation Agency (NIA) DG Jogesh Chandra Modi has informed that Bangladeshi nationals are involved in terrorism in Odisha and Assam. The Pioneer published a report on January 11 this year regarding the Bangladeshi infiltration residing in the Paradip area and their involvement in crime in slum areas of Paradip and...

SBI stresses on need for trade digitisation

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State Bank of India (SBI), in its endeavour to boost ethical international trade transactions, participated in a one-day seminar on digitisation of trade and cryptos and a capacity-building workshop for bankers, exporters and importers, conducted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) here on Tuesday. The seminar was inaugurated by...

Tiger Subhranshu dies at N’kanan Zoo

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Ailing white tiger ‘Subhranshu’ died at the Nandankanan Zoological Park here on Tuesday. The big cat was suffering from blood protozoan disease and undergoing treatment under the supervision of zoo veterinarians. However, it died at around 10.15 am on Tuesday. Autopsy of the tiger would be conducted to ascertain the exact...

Foreign cigarettes worth Rs 12L sized

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Directorate of Revenue Intelligence officials on Tuesday seized about 400 packets of foreign-made cigarettes worth Rs 12 lakhs at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here and detained two passengers in this connection for questioning. According to reports, the two passengers of an AirAsia flight were carrying the cigarettes illegally from...

Ex-BJD youth leader held for ‘cheating’ girl

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | PNS | JAJPUR

A former student leader was arrested at the Panikoli bus-stand of Jajpur district on Tuesday on charge of cheating a girl. The accused Jitendra Pradhan is a former president of the Biju Chhatra Janata Dal’s Binjharpur unit. He was booked by the Binjharpur police after a girl lodged a complaint accusing him...

State Editions

Civic bodies issue 566 challans, slap Rs 27L fine on violators

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Bizman gets ransom call from convict in G’gram

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Teachers learn self-defence technique

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Air remains very poor 5th day in row

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP welcomes Centre’s Ravidas temple move

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer