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Result of Bhubaneswar BMC polls 2014

The results of the 2014 Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections have gone the way of the two previous rounds of urban local bodies (ULBs) in the state of Odisha with the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leaving its rivals way behind. The ruling party BJD had won 49 out of the 67 wards. The Bharatiya Janata […]

CBSE Class X and XII exam 2014 date

Board examination timetable of Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) Class X and XII is already out. The exams for both the classes will begin on March 1. While the Class X exams will end on March 19, the Class XII exams will end on April 17. Around 22.65 lakh students have registered for the […]

Anubhav, Siddhanta campaign for BJD

Reigning superstar Anubhav Mohanty, yesteryear’s matinee idol Uttam Mohanty and actor-turned-MP Siddhanta Mahapatra have hit the campaign trail seeking support for BJD candidates. Siddhanta was first among the cine stars to jump into the campaign in the city. On Saturday, he started the campaign from ward No. 19 in Rasulgarh and then carried out the […]

Odia University soon by Odisha Govt

Odisha government is considering a proposal to set up an Odia university. A committee under the chairmanship of the chief secretary is examining the proposal. Higher education minister Badri Narayan Patra said that with the Odia language all set to attain the classical language status, the proposed university would help in conducting research on Odia […]

Odisha plus two exam 2014 on March 3

Plus Two examinations conducted by Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) will begin from March 3 and will continue till 26, Higher Education Badrinarayan Patra announced today. The practical tests, which were generally conducted after the theory examinations, will this time be conducted prior to theory papers. Practical examinations will begin from February 17 and […]

Writer Jagadish Mohanty no more

Renowned Odia writer Jagadish Mohanty was run over by a train while trying to walk across a level-crossing in Belpahar today. He died on the spot. The prolific and widely respected popular writer was 62. He is survived by his writer wife Sarojini Sahoo and two children, Anubhav and Sambedana. Mohanty was considered a trendsetter […]

Narendra Modi public rally in Odisha

To make BJP’s position stronger in Odisha, party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is slated to undertake a visit to the state on February 11. During his visit, Modi is likely to address a huge public meeting here for which details are being worked out, state BJP president K V Singhdeo told. BJP leaders in […]

Odisha Matric exam from February 25

High school certificate (HSC) examination, conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, will be held from February 25 to March 9. This was announced by school and mass education minister Rabi Narayan Nanda on Tuesday. According to board officials, examination of theory papers will end on March 8. Practical exam will be held on March […]

UN praises Odisha Govt and Media

Lauding the Odisha government’s efforts in reducing human deaths during Phailin, the United Nations has decided to highlight Odisha’s example globally, said special representative of the UN Secretary General for disaster risk reduction Margareta Wahlstrom. “The role of media was laudable for dissemination of information among people about the cyclone,” said the UN secretary general. […]