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Congress activists protest lack of basic amenities, clash with police

Cuttack: Congress activists on Tuesday clashed with police in front of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) while protesting lack of basic amenities in the area. The violent protest saw several activists, including Cuttack Nagar Congress president Mohammad Moquim, being detained...

Bomb hurled at house of Athagarh MLA’s brother

Cuttack: An unidentified miscreant hurled a bomb at the residence of Athagarh MLA Ranendra Swain’s brother Birendra Pratap Swain at Chandni Chowk in Cuttack on Monday night. According to Cuttack DCP Sanjeev Arora, who rushed to the spot, police...

303 hostels for SC, ST students in Odisha soon: Minister

Bhubaneswar: The state government has decided to construct 303 new hostels for the SC and ST students in the model schools of the state under the Anwesha scheme, ST and SC development minister Ramesh Majhi said at a press...

Registration commences for plus II admissions in state

Bhubaneswar: The registration process for admissions to plus II courses began in the state on Monday. Students can apply for admissions through online mode through www.dheodisha.gov.in, while those having no internet facilities can fill up their forms at the student academic management...

BJD to launch Ama Gaon Ama Vikash programme on July 1

Bhubaneswar: Continuing its bid to connect with the rural masses ahead of the 2019 elections, the ruling BJD will launch its ‘Ama Gaon, Ama Vikash (our village, our development)’ programme on July 1, said on chief minister Naveen Patnaik...

Nine companies receive Kalinga CSR award

Bhubaneswar: In recognition of the best practices in corporate social responsibility (CSR), the prestigious Kalinga CSR award was conferred on nine organizations at an event organized by Institute of Quality & Environment Management Services (IQEMS) in association with Institute...

OSHB extends gratuity benefits to non-regular employees

Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Housing Board (OSHB) has approved extension of gratuity benefits to all its eligible non-regular employees, who come under the purview of Payment of Gratuity Act,1972. According to a notification released by the board, the gratuity benefits...

Ransonware cripples computers of two more govt hosp

Bhubaneswar: Government hospitals in the state continue to feel the heat of WannaCry Ransomware virus. On Saturday afternoon, the malware was detected in two computers of Kesinga Community Health Centre (CHC) in Kalahandi and another in the sickle cell...

Bhubaneswar among top five cities impacted by ransomware virus attack: Quick Heal

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s capital Bhubaneswar is among the top five cities in the country impacted by ransomware virus attack, said Quick Heal Technologies Limited, a leading cyber security firm. The top five cities impacted by WannaCry ransomware are Kolkata, Delhi, Bhubaneswar,...

Keep system, anti-virus software updated to prevent ransomware attack: IT minister to users

Bhubaneswar: The information technology department has issued guidelines to all the government departments and internet users to keep their system and anti-virus software updated to protect their computer networks from ransonware virus attack, IT minister Chandra Sarathi Behera said...
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