SWCA upgraded to higher version

SWCA upgraded to higher version

Saturday, 30 January 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

With the State being a leading  investment destination during 2020, the Industries Department is now transforming its Single Window Clearance Authority (SWCA) system to the next higher level. This was ascertained in a meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra wherein Industries Secretary Hemanta Kumar Sharma outlined...

State gets Rs 1,693-cr grants for RLBs

Saturday, 30 January 2021 | TATHYA | BHUBANESWAR

The State Government has received grants of Rs 1,693.50 crore towards Rural Local Bodies (RLBs) from the Centre so far. The Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, has released an amount of Rs 12,351.5 crore to 18 States for providing grants to the RLBs. This amount is the second instalment...

Total 113 weeded out from services in present drive

Saturday, 30 January 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Nine more officials of various ranks in the State Government on Friday gave compulsory retirement with immediate effect on the grounds of corruption and gross inefficiency. Seven officials were terminated for corruption cases and two were dismissed for their inefficiency in their duties.The officials included Madan Mohan Biswal, Deputy Director of...

Limit to restrict number of people in social events removed in Chandigarh

Saturday, 30 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

The Chandigarh Administration on Friday decided to remove the restriction to limit the number of persons attending social events in the city. Apart from this, the Administration has decided to send a proposal to the Central Government for introducing a scheme, where in the event of death of any employee engaged...

BBMB to share its success with employees

Saturday, 30 January 2021 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) has decided to share its success with its employees. The Board has decided to dam up a part of its bonus for empowering the staff and their families in case of watershed in their lives. To provide immediate relief to the families in case of...

Punjab Min Randhawa seeks to rein in goons who attacked farmers

Saturday, 30 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab Congress leader and Cabinet Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Friday asked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rein in bunch of cronies unleashed by BJP, while asserting that hooliganism by anti-social elements in the police presence at farmers’ peaceful agitation at Singhu border amounts to butchering democracy. “The deplorable barbarism,...

Over 1.24L vaccinated in Haryana so far

Saturday, 30 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana State National Health Mission (NHM) director Dr VK Bansal said that as many as 7967 healthcare workers in Haryana received Covid-19 vaccine shots on Friday, taking the number of beneficiaries vaccinated against the disease in the state so far to 124,448. “We will move on to vaccinate frontline workers...

Haryana Govt suspends mobile internet services in 14 districts till Sat

Saturday, 30 January 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Government on Friday suspended mobile internet services (2G/3G/4G/CDMA/GPRS), all SMS services (excluding banking and mobile recharge) and all dongle services etc. provided on mobile networks except the voice calls in the territorial jurisdiction of districts of Ambala, Yamunanagar, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Kaithal, Panipat, Hisar, Jind, Rohtak, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Fatehabad,...

State Editions

Chouhan to take part in Parivartan Rally in Bengal

28 February 2021 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Assembly passes Resolution on Jagannath Heritage Corridor

28 February 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

25 VSSUT students test Covid+

28 February 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

86 new Covid cases in State; total rises to 3,37,104

28 February 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Centre owes Odisha Rs 59,222 cr in 6 yrs

28 February 2021 | SUDARSHAN CHHOTORAY | Bhubaneswar

81 new patients reported in U’khand on Saturday

28 February 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

Sunday Edition

Astroturf | Attaining the state of Yoga

28 February 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Leadership lessons from turbulent times

28 February 2021 | Disha Chhabra | Agenda

The Magic of Mandu

28 February 2021 | Smita Tripathi | Agenda

Ranchi War Cemetery : A glory in oblivion

28 February 2021 | Somen Sengupta | Agenda

Colour me different

28 February 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘I don’t take acting advice from my father’

28 February 2021 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer