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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

837 regular doctors to be posted soon: Minister

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to address the patient-doctor ratio in Odisha, a total of 837 regular doctors will be posted in various government-run hospitals in the state,” said health and family welfare minister Pratap Jena. Marking the completion of...

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...

One killed, one injured in bike-auto collision

Koraput: A person was killed and another sustained grievous injuries after a motorbike they were travelling on collided with an auto rickshaw at Bijapur Square in Koraput district on Monday. A local shopkeeper, who was present at the spot...

Unscheduled power cuts: BJP stages protest in Patnagarh

Bolangir: Activists of BJP on Monday staged a massive protest demonstration in front an electricity office at Patnagarh in Bolangir district on Monday. “For residents of Bolangir already reeling under the sweltering summer heat and humidity, unscheduled power cuts...

3 arrested for IPL betting in Keonjhar; Rs 2.4 lakh seized

Keonjhar: Police on Monday arrested three persons for allegedly betting on a IPL match at a house near Tarini temple in Barbil of Keonjhar district late on Sunday night. A police team raided the area after getting information that a...

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...

One killed as two trucks collide in Ganjam

Berhampur: One person died and another sustained serious injuries when two trucks collided head-on at Chhatrapur in Ganjam district on Sunday. The deceased was identified as the driver of one of the trucks. The injured was admitted to MKCG...

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...
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Sundargarh: Five persons were seriously ill after consuming date palm juice at Satakuda village under Bonai police limits of Odisha’s Sundargarh district on Tuesday...