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Odisha scraps Matric, +2 toppers list

After deciding to abolish the top 100 list in matriculation results, the government is now mulling the elimination of the top 20 list in various streams of Plus Two as well. A final decision on the issue has been deferred till April 15. The state government’s decision to do away with top 100 merit list […]

Talking ATM in Bhubaneswar

Union Bank of India is opening a Talking ATM for visually-challenged people in Bhubaneswar. The CMD of Union Bank of India D Sarkar is scheduled to inaugurate it today (Thursday). This will be the bank’s first talking ATM at Bhubaneswar and 101st in the country. Union Bank of India’s Accessible and Talking ATM is one […]

Affordable Govt housing units in Bhubaneswar

The Odisha state government is all set to create 5,000 affordable housing units in Bhubaneswar soon by involving private developers. Government will provide land to private developers for the housing units at Gothapatna. The expression of interest will be published within two to three months. The government will undertake such a venture for economically weaker […]

First 7D theatre in Bhubaneswar

Where to go? Amazing 7D Rider Cinema at Saheed Nagar, Bhubaneswar. (infront of BMC mall/INOX/Bhawani Mall) Ticket Price? Rs 100 on Weekdays and Rs 120 on Weekends. Theatre Stats? 16 seats. 10-15 minute movies. 12-14 screenings a day. Where else? India – Kolkata. Abroad – Singapore, France, Thailand, Mexico, Hong Kong and South Korea. What […]

First health university in Odisha

The first Public Health University of the country will be set up soon on PPP mode by the Asian Institute of Public Health (AIPH) at Gramadiha in Khurda district. Odisha is all set to spearhead creation of a critical workforce, who would not only monitor the health of the population but also play a pivotal […]

CM announced state youth policy

Odisha cabinet yesterday approved the state youth policy which has its focus on employment and confidence building among young men and women. The policy splits youths into three categories: those aged between 13 and 19 years, between 19 and 25 years and 25 and 35 years. About 40% of Odisha’s 4.2 crore population are in […]

OCAC to develop software for cyber cafes

The Information and Technology (IT) Department has instructed the Odisha Computer Application Centre (OCAC) to develop an online application software for registration of cyber cafes. The application will enable the cyber cafe owners to apply for the permit online. After receipt of the online application, the officials of registration agency from that locality can access […]

Students to pay less at OJEE counselling

To reduce the financial burden on the students appearing for Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE), the Policy Planning Body (PPB) has recommended to the State Government to charge only registration fee at the time of counselling of students this year. Not all the students can afford high admission fee. Since most of them depend on […]

All India JEE (Main) to begin on April 7

Around 20,000 students from the state will appear in the first All-India Joint Entrance Examination (Main) for centrally-funded national technical institutions including NITs, IITs and other institutes. The examination will be held on April 7. The students will have to carry the admit card or hall ticket of their Class XII or Plus II examination, […]