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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 […]

Odisha CT results out on Saturday

The results of Certified Teacher (CT) examination, conducted by Board of secondary Education (BSE) was declared Saturday. The pass pecentage this year stood at 83.64 with 2,956 students getting through out of 3,534 appeared for the examination. While 2,565 candidates passed in first class, 71 made it to second class and 242 in compartmental mode. […]

Sahitya Charcha by Odisha Akademi

In an attempt to popularise Odia literature, to discuss contemporary issues related to it and its standing in the national and international scenario, a three day “Sahitya Charcha” programme was organised by the Odisha Sahitya Akademi at State Archieves. The Seminar that took place from September 4-6 witnesses a gathering of more than 200 litterateurs […]

President to visit Odisha tomorrow

President Pranab Mukherjee’s two-day tour, starting September 6, includes his visit to the Jagannath temple in Puri and the convocation ceremonies of IIT Bhubaneswar and Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan (BVB) on September 7. While the convocation of IIT-Bhubaneswar will be held on the campus of IMMT (Institute of Minerals & Materials Technology), the BVB has chosen […]