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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...

BSE to Conduct HSC Exams From Feb 22

Cuttack: The yearly High School Certificate (HSC) examinations, led by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) would start in Odisha from February 22. Declaring this at a press briefing here on Thursday, BSE president Prof Dakhshya Prasad Nanda said an aggregate of 6,01,348 Regular and Ex-Regular understudies will show up the examinations in 2882 focuses. Discussing the strides the Board has taken...

High Court dismisses PIL on Cuttack smart city

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today dismissed a public interest litigation which sought judicial intervention alleging that Cuttack was left out from the central government-sponsored scheme of 'Smart City' in a discriminatory manner. A division bench, headed by Chief Justice D H Waghela, dismissed the PIL without any cost rejecting the contentions made by the petitioner in the PIL. The president of...

After Egg, It’s Time for Black Flag to Atanu Sabyasachi

Cuttack: In another occurrence of ruling BJD minister being targeted by Congress members, Health minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak was indicated dark banners in Cuttack amid his visit to go to a programme at Acharya Harihar Cancer Hospital today. Disorganized scenes were seen when a gathering of youth Congress individuals hindered the vehicle of Atanu, waving dark banners and yelling trademarks....

Ravenshaw Bizarre: 3 Students drown, 1 missing in River Mahanadi

Odisha News
Three students of Ravenshaw University drowned and one is still missing in Jobra barrage, linked to River Mahanadi on Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Sahanwaz Khan, Devi Prasad and Pyarimohan Pradhan. The student who is yet to be traced is Priti Ranjan Das.  The students belong to Information Science and Telecommunication (IST) and Information Technology and Management (ITM) departments...

Odisha Bandh: Normal Life Disrupted, Harichandan expresses Gratitude to People for Lending Support

Odisha Bandh: Normal Life Disrupted, Harichandan expresses Gratitude to People for Lending Support
Normal life has been completely disrupted by the Congress-called Odisha Bandh on Friday. The bandh has been called in protest against the mismanagement by the state government and the Shri Jagannath temple administration resulting in serious irregularities and tradition violation during the Brahma Parivartan of the Lords in Puri on June 17. However, all essential services such as hospitals and Nabakelabara works were...

Odia Woman Ekta in Grand Finale Of Mrs India Worldwide

Cuttack & Bengaluru: Ekta Swain Oberoi, born and brought up in Cuttack city in Odisha has taken a long stride in the beauty pageant scene. At least at the national level. Ekta has made her home state proud by becoming the finalist in the prestigious Haut Monde Mrs India Worldwide contest. The beauty pageant is held for married women. After...

Ex- CJI Worries Over Cuttack’s Law and Order Situation

Cuttack : Former Chief Justice of India Gopal Ballav Pattanaik, whose newly-constructed house here was damaged in stone-pelting, today said he was not satisfied with the law and order situation in Cuttack city. The house of Justice Pattanaik, who served as the Chief Justice of India for a brief period in 2002, is situated in Sector 11 of Abhinav Bidanasi. A...

Odisha: EOW arrests Coal Sales Company Official regarding Rs 30 crore Fraud Case

EOW arrests Coal Sales Company Official regarding Rs 30 crore Fraud Case
Purna Chandra Rath, Manager of Karamchand Thapar & Brothers (Coal Sales) Ltd’s Paradip branch has been arrested from Kolkata by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Crime Branch regarding a Rs. 30 Crore fraud case. The alleged has been brought to the capital city this morning and been produced before the court. According to the latest reports, Rath has been sentenced...

Ganapati Visarjan Goes Wild In Ravenshaw University

Cuttack: A disturbance took place at Ravenshaw University here when two group of students got involved in a clash regarding Ganapati Visarjan. A complain has been lodged against two students, sources said. Police has detained the two involved students and are currently under-going an interrogation process. Demanding the withdrawal of the case against the two, their supporters went wild and attacked the vehicle of...

Jaundice Thrills Cuttack

Cuttack : One more person tested positive for jaundice on Friday, taking the number of those affected in the city to 14. Though the district administration claimed the situation is under control, locals alleged not less than 100 people of Mehendipur and Mahidas Bazaar are suffering from the water-borne disease. Cuttack city Congress president, Mohammed Moquim said, "Crores of rupees...

S M Ali Trophy : Services Beat Odisha by 4 Wickets

Cuttack: Odisha endured its fourth annihilation in the ongoing Syed Mustaq Ali T20 Group-D League tournament after they lost to Services by four wickets at DRIEMS ground here on Thursday. Put into bat, Odisha lost the wicket of wicket of opener Anurag Sarangi for one run. Then again, Abhilash Mallick (30) and Biplab Samantray (35) took the score to 71. The...

Naveen’s visit to Cuttack in chopper draws criticism

Cuttack, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flying to Ravenshaw University in Cuttack, barely 25 km from Bhubaneswar, today drew criticism from different quarters with the opposition Congress describing it as "expensive". Patnaik flew by a six-seater chopper to attend the varsity's student union function. "Patnaik is probably the first chief minister who used a chopper to visit Cuttack, barely 25 km...

Cuttack, Khurda will be connect with 4 lane bypass

Public Works secretary Nalini Kanta Pradhan today announced a grand new road between the Bhubaneswar and Cuttack for better connectivity and the plan for a four-lane 64-km bypass from Khurda to Manguli at the plenary session of India Roads Congress (IRC) will be a reality soon. He told to media personnel; the project report (DPR) for the proposed road will...