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Amiya clinches 100-mtr silver in National Open Athletic Meet

Bhubaneswar:  Odisha sprinter Amiya Kumar Mallick clinched a silver medal in the 100-metre event of the 54th National Open Athletic Meet being held in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. The meet, which began on Sunday, would continue tillThursday. Amiya took 10.61 seconds to complete the race. The gold medal in the event was won by Railways sprinter Manikandan, who...

Three family members found dead in Vani Vihar, Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Three members of a family, a couple and their son, were found dead in their quarters on the premises of Utkal University in the State capital on Wednesday morning. The deceased have been identified as Brajabandhu Acharya, a laboratory assistant in the Statistics Department of Utkal University, his wife Pratibha Acharya and son Bishwajit Acharya. Brajabandhu Acharya, had two children, a son...

Air India reschedules flights between Bhubaneswar and New Delhi

Bhubaneswar: The Air India has effected a change in schedule of its flight timings between Bhubaneswar and New Delhi from Sunday (October 26) to November 15, sources said. As per the new timings, AI 877/ 878 flight(s) would take off from Delhi at 11 am and land in Bhubaneswar at 1.05 pm. Similarly, it would leave Biju Patnaik airport in...

Officials asked not to leave Bhubaneswar during winter session

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Secretary Mr. Gokul Chandra Pati has asked all Department Secretaries, Commissioners and Senior Officers not to leave headquarters during the winter session of the Assembly starting from November 20. Foreign tours of the officers have also been cancelled, sources said. In a letter to all the department secretaries and senior officials that department Secretaries and senior officials will...

The last date of TTC application has been extended till 5th June, 2015

The last date for on-line application for admission to different Teacher Training Courses for the session 2015-2017 has been extended up to 5th June 2015. The decision is taken by considering the non-publication of results by different examination Board and Universities of the State. For the admission process refer the information Brochure available on the official website: adimissions.scertodisha.in. The last date for...

IIM-Odisha temporary campus in Bhubaneswar likely

Bhubaneswar: Giving enough indications that the proposed Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Odisha is likely o be set up in the state capital or its adjoining locality, the state government has decided to propose the Union Human Resources Development Ministry to set up the temporary campus in Bhubaneswar, official sources revealed. The temporary campus of IIM Odisha is likely...

Bhubaneswar: Gas-Filled Balloons Explode at Airport Square, 11 Students Injured

Odisha
A gas-filled balloons exploded at Airport Square in Bhubaneswar in which as many as 11 students got injured. There were nine girls out of 11 students. The injured students have been admitted to the Capital Hospital. Hospital superintendent Binod Mishra said, "They sustained burn injuries on forehead, hands and other exposed parts of body. Their condition is stable and they are being...

Factory Inferno: Lingaraj Biscuit Factory To Remain Closed Till Probe Is Over

Bhubaneswar: The Directorate of Factories and Boilers today asked the Lingaraj biscuit factory located near the Infosys Chhak in Patia here to shut production till completion of the investigation into the fire incident is over. Deputy director of the Factories and Boilers Directorate Malaya Pradhan informed media persons that an investigation will be launched to find out the exact reason...

IT Investment Region to be set up in Bhubaneswar at a cost of Rs.3700 crore

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has made a proposal for IT Investment Region in Bhubaneswar at a cost of Rs. 3700 crore. The project will provide full broadband connectivity to 16 districts of the state by the end of 2015. During a meeting with Union Communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Chief Minister also technical support from NIC for the...

Rs 11 lakh looted at gun point on broad day light in Bhubaneswar

 Bhubaneswar: Armed robbers are back again in the twin city, terrorising people at gun point and snatching valuables on broad day light from even crowded city locales. On Thursday, two miscreants allegedly decamped with Rs 11 lakh in cash from the accountant of a private hospital at busy Khandagiri Square in the state capital. The robbers-duo reportedly came on a...

RAAS opens its fashion design studio in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: RAAS, a fashion design studio with all the latest fashion handloom collections was opened in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. The one stop fashion studio at Patia near KIIT Square in the city is a joint initiative by well known vocal artist Rashmi Mohapatra and internationally repute Dubai-based fashion designer Pritam Panda. RAAS aims to introduce the exquisite traditional weaving skills of...

Bhubaneswar final destination of IIM Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: It’s almost certain that the premier Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Odisha will be set up in State Capital Bhubaneswar. Although 12 locations across six districts of the state were recommended to Union HRD Ministry, sources said the central guideline has almost made it binding to set up the Institute in Bubaneswar. Surce said, the Government has zeroed in...

First-ever Postal ATM service in Odisha, Launched at Bhubaneswar, Cuttack GPOs

Odisha News
The India Post has launched the first-ever ATM services in Odisha for its savings account holders to woo more customers and stop the slide of struggling postal services. The Postal ATMs were launched at the Bhubaneswar and Cuttack General Post Offices (GPOs) yesterday. Chief Post Master General Tilak Dey inaugurated the Postal ATM services at the PMG Office in Bhubaneswar. The...

Chandigarh, Bhubaneswar worst among 21 Indian cities, claims survey

Bhubaneswar:  Rated once as a well planned, clean and peaceful city, Odisha capital Bhubaneswar has been strangely rated as the second worst among 21 cities in 18 different states of the country, by a recent survey. Reports revealed that the ‘Annual Survey of India's City Systems 2014' conducted by Bangalore-based NGO ‘Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship & Democracy’ in its survey has...