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Odia food items in frozen packs

Known for manufacturing and marketing typical Indian food ingredients for the last three decades, Odisha-based Om Oil & Flour Mills Ltd (OMFL), popularly known as “Ruchi” in Indian households, recently launched its new frozen ready-to-heat-and-eat food items in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar under the banner “Frozit”. Traditional Odia cuisines like “pakhal” (water rice), “chingudi chura” (powdered […]

DET 2013 results out

More than 51,000 students qualified in the Diploma Entrance Test (DET) of Odisha, whose results were declared on Monday (20 May 2013). Get your Rank Card at DETOrissa Site. Around 59,700 students had applied for the DET. There are 83 private polytechnic institutes and 13 Government polytechnic institutes across the State. Total 35,000 seats are […]

Jayadev Jena started his second innings

Newly appointed president of the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) Jaydev Jena started his second innings with more than a dozen senior Congress leaders at the inaugural function held at the party headquarters on Sunday. Former working president Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra, former OPCC vice-president Anant Prasad Sethi, media cell chairman Narasingh Mishra, several other senior […]

Depositors Bill awaits President’s nod

Claiming to be victims of sham deposit collection companies, Biswanath Biswal of Balasore and five others have filed a PIL seeking the court’s intervention for enforcement of the legislation that the Assembly had passed more than two years ago. The Odisha Protection of Interests of Depositors (in Financial Establishments) Bill was passed on December 17, […]

Chief Justice on live-in relation

At a seminar on ‘Live-in relationship and rights of maintenance’ at Utkal University Law College, Chief Justice of Odisha high court C Nagappan on Thursday said live-in relationships must be recognized by the law and it is important to understand that the society is changing. “Live-in relationship is not an offence, rather it is a […]

Raja Festival 2013 in Odisha

Raja is an agriculture oriented festival, mostly observed in the coastal districts of Orissa for three days. The last day of month “Jestha” is known as “Pahili Raja” and the first day of month “Asadha” is Raja Sankranti (Mithuna Sankranti) from which rainy season starts. It also inaugurates the agricultural year all over Orissa which […]

Plus Two results on May 29

Results of the Plus Two examinations conducted by the Council for Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) will be declared on May 29. Minister of higher education Badrinarayan Patra said. “Results of all the streams will be published at 11 am on May 29. These will be available online from 12 noon,” the minister said. CHSE sources […]

Fruit exhibition at Bhubaneswar

Odisha government is set to organize a three-day fruit exhibition at the Adivasi ground from May 19, where different varieties of fruits would be up on display. Fruit growers across the state have been informed through the deputy directors of horticulture to take part about the exhibition. Given the fruit growing trend in the state, […]

Road directory for Cuttack soon

Cuttack, the city of ‘Baun Bazaar Tepan Gali’ will soon have a Road Directory to give shape to a mobility plan that is being worked out for streamlining the road network as well as improving traffic and public transport systems. The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has been entrusted with the responsibility of preparing the Road […]