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Govt to register 25L construction workers

Bhubaneswar: Labour minister Sushant Singh on Friday said the government has set a target to register 25 lakh labourers working at various construction sites in the state under Odisha Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board during 2017-18. The...

State to get 21 new ITIs: Min

Bhubaneswar: Skill development and technical education minister Usha Devi on Friday said 21 new ITIs will be established in the state to produce skilled workers. Addressing mediapersons on Friday, the minister said, “We are in the process of setting...

New appointments soon to expedite consumer dispute redressal system: Min

Bhubaneswar: To ensure early redressal of consumer disputes, the state government would appoint four presidents and seven members at district-level consumer courts by December, informed food supplies and consumer welfare minister Surya Narayan Patro while briefing media on his...

Sitalasasthi Yatra to be celebrated in city on May 30

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Sitalasasthi Committee is gearing up to celebrate the festival of divine wedding ‘Sitalasasthi Yatra’ on May 30 with great enthusiasm and fanfare. Though Sitalasasthi is a festival on the marriage of lord Shiva and goddess Parvati, it...

Soccer Coach Shuvendu Panda shortlisted for Portugal Expert Football Program

Bhubaneswar: Soccer coach Shuvendu Panda has been shortlisted by Raymond Verheijen, Founder, World Football Academy, to participate as an expert in the expert football conditioning and periodization coaching program, which to be held at Benfica FC, Lisbon in Portugal...

Jobs for 4 CUO journalism students

Bhubaneswar: Four students from the department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Central University of Orissa (CUO), received job offer letters during a placement drive conducted for the first time on the campus recently. The four have been...

ITER placement dean arrested in fake job row

Bhubaneswar: The commissionerate police on Friday arrested Rajkishore Hota, placement dean of Institute of Technical Education & Research (ITER), for his alleged involvement in the fake recruitment drive on the campus. Commissioner of police YB Khurania said the placement authorities...

Jumbos wreak havoc, trample three to death in state

Bhubaneswar: At least three persons, including a child, were trampled to death by straying elephants in different parts of the state on Friday morning. In Angul district, the deceased was identified as Sundur Dehuri of Basantpur village under Chhendipada police...

Keonjhar locals protest unscheduled power cuts with garland of shoes

Keonjhar: Peeved over unscheduled power cuts in Keonjhar town, locals on Thursday gheraoed the office of North Eastern Electricity Supply Company of Odisha Limited (NESCO) office. Tension escalated when some of agitators scuffled with the electrical employees and put...

1,43,012 MSMEs established to create 4.52L jobs: Min

Bhubaneswar: With a target to create 4.52 lakh employment opportunities, the state government has successfully established 1,43,012 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) with an investment of Rs 8,075 crore, MSME minister Prafulla Samal said on Thursday. Presenting his...
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Dense Fog Proves Fatal For Truck Driver In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A driver died on the spot in a road accident, on the outskirts of the city, on Tuesday morning. According to sources, a truck...