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IYF world camp 2013 at KIIT Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar is all set to host the 2013 International Youth Fellowship World Camp from 22nd to 24th this month of September. Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) University will organise this event on its campus. The three-day camp will see participation from students of 10 countries, including South Korea, Africa, Thailand, Vietnam, Czech Republic and […]

Govt holiday tomorrow for ULB Polls

The Odisha state government has declared holiday in cities, towns and panchayats where the ULB elections will be held. The Government offices and industrial establishments will remain closed on 19th September 2013 for the urban local body (ULB) elections. As per a notification issued by the State Election Commission (SEC), Government offices and industrial establishments […]

Odisha celebrates Vishwakarma Puja

Bhubaneswar along with the rest of Odisha worships the master of all mechanics and god of architecture today (17 September 2013) as marquees, workshops and garages in the state celebrate Vishwakarma Puja. Vishwakarma puja is a popular festival in the Eastern and Northern parts of India. Vishwakarma is believed to be the deity who is […]

Ekalabya Puraskar to Shriyanka Sadangi

International shooter Shriyanka Sadangi has been declared the winner of the prestigious ‘Ekalabya Puraskar’ for 2013 for her outstanding performance in sports. Instituted in 1993 by Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT), the award carries a cash award of Rs 2 lakh. The Ekalabya jury committee has also declared Odia sprinter Dutee Chand and weight-lifter […]

Anu Choudhury in Bijuli Didi campaign

A public awareness campaign to save electricity was launched by the electricity distribution companies (Discoms) CESU, Nesco, Wesco and Southco and all the franchisees working in the CESU area. Actress Anu Choudhury who is the brand ambassador of the campaign, will play the role of Bijuli Didi to awaken masses on the need for conserving […]

Youth held for posting obscene pictures

The cyber crime cell of Odisha police Thursday arrested a youth on charges of uploading morphed and obscene pictures of a girl on the internet. The arrested youth, identified as Gautam Pandit (23) of Soro Balasore, has admitted to the crime. Pandit was nabbed at Rourkela and investigation of the case is in progress. Pandit […]

LPG subsidy scheme in Odisha from Nov

Direct benefits transfer of LPG subsidy (DBT-L) scheme in Odisha by the Centre will be launched soon. It is set to hit people hard as majority of the population is yet to obtain the mandatory Aadhaar card for the purpose. The DBT-L scheme for LPG consumers will be introduced in four districts of Cuttack, Puri, […]

Online booking of Jayadev Bhawan soon

Odisha government has decided to introduce online booking of Jayadev Bhawan auditorium from October. Auditorium apart, people can reserve the Jayadev Bhawan’s backside ground and exhibition hall online. Payment can be made online as well. The National Informatics Centre (NIC), a central government organization which provides e-Government/e- Governance solutions in the country, has developed a […]