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Bomikhal Flyover Collapse: A Deeper Insight Into Callous Construction

Bhubaneswar: The Bomikhal flyover collapse grabbed the headlines in September last year, triggering political hue and cry and administrative probes, but not many could possibly have imagined that another tragedy would befall within months. In the process Bhubaneswar has...

75 Young Odisha Innovators Get Free Incubation Offer

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday distributed free incubation offers among 75 young innovators under the Startup India-Odisha Yatra at Jaydev Bhawan here. Congratulating the awardees, the Chief Minister announced that the number of startups registered with Startup Odisha Initiative has crossed...
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Odisha Govt Signs MoU With Vedanta For Medical College In Kalahandi

Bhubaneswar/Bhawanipatna: The Health and Family Welfare Department of the Odisha government on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Vedanta Group for setting up of a state-run medical college and hospital in Bhawanipatna of Kalahandi district. The MoU was signed...

Biju Expressway: CM To Inaugurate Sambalpur-Rourkela Section Today

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik would on Monday inaugurate the Sambalpur-Rourkela section of the ambitious Biju Expressway, which would serve as a lifeline for western parts of the state, on Monday. The inauguration ceremony will be held in Jharsuguda. The 162-km-long...

Naveen Launches ‘Ama Gaon Ama Bikash’ To Empower Panchayat Bodies

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched the 'Ama Gaon, Ama Bikash (AGAB)', a scheme aimed at empowering grassroots-level elected representatives and panchayati raj institutions. Speaking on the occasion at the state secretariat here, the Chief Minister said, “Through...
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Fire Personnel Begin Raids On Hotels, Malls in Odisha Capital

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government’s fire services wing on Monday begun conducting simultaneous raids at different commercial establishments in the capital city to find out the level of preparedness to prevent a mishap. Official sources said the fire services wing has...
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Vandalism In Pandian’s Residence: CM Assures Top Officers’ Bodies Of Action

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday assured the top bureaucrats’ bodies to take action against those involved in the vandalism inside the official residence premises of IAS officer VK Pandian. Members of the IAS Officers’ Association, IPS Officers’ Association and OAS...
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SIT On Kunduli Cases: Opinion Divided In Bureaucracy On Who Should Head It

Bhubaneswar: All eyes are on the state government's decision regarding who would head the special investigation team (SIT) to probe into the alleged rape and subsequent suicide of a minor girl of Kunduli in Odisha's Koraput district. While a...
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Odisha School College Teachers Staff Body Flays GIA Norm

Bhubaneswar: Taking strong exception to the alleged arm-twisting tactics of the Odisha government which has laid conditions asking teachers and staff of all private schools and colleges to compulsorily submit  personal affidavit to be eligible for revised grant-in-aid (GIA)...
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Rural Sanitation Campaign In Odisha Gathers Momentum

Bhubaneswar: The rural Sanitation campaign under Swachh Bharat Mission has gathered momentum in Odisha with  individual household latrine (IHHL) coverage growing by 44 per cent over the last three years. This was revealed at a high-level review meeting, chaired  by chief secretary...
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Security Forces Launch Search Ops To Nab Maoists Inside Deogarh Forests

Deogarh: A search operation is on to nab Maoists inside Rukura forest in Odisha’s Deogarh district. According to the sources, the operation was launched on...