IIT-Bhubaneswar Student Bags Rs 55L Job Offer; Rs 4 Cr Package For 3 IITians Of Other Institutes

Bhubaneswar: A student of IIT-Bhubaneswar bagged Rs 55 lakh job offer during the placement drive, which began on the campus here on Friday. The package offered to Sai Giri Nandini Udathu, a student of computer science and engineering, is so far the highest pre-placement offers (PPOs) received by a student of the institution. The earlier […] The post IIT-Bhubaneswar Student Bags Rs 55L Job Offer; Rs 4 Cr Package For 3 IITians Of Other Institutes appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Dec 2022 1:09 am
Over 1Kg brown-sugar seized, 2 arrested in Cuttack

Cuttack: Police seized over 1.3 kg of brown sugar and apprehended two persons in this connection in Odisha’s Cuttack town. According to sources, a team of Special Task Force (STF), Bhubaneswar, and Cuttack District Police conducted a raid near Ansupa Lake after receiving a tip-off about the illegal dealings on Saturday. During the raid, police […] The post Over 1Kg brown-sugar seized, 2 arrested in Cuttack appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Dec 2022 1:03 am
Paperless registration for treatment at AIIMS

Bhubaneswar: A paperless registration facility for the treatment of patients will begin soon at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar with the implementation of e-hospital programme, announced Union Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar on Sunday. Alternate arrangements will be made as the premier health institute is witnessing over 10,000 footfalls […] The post Paperless registration for treatment at AIIMS appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Dec 2022 12:52 am
Puri police registers case against Kolkata-based YouTuber for flying drone over Jagannath temple

Puri: A day after a video of aerial views of Jagannath Temple in Odisha’s Puri went viral, a police case was registered against Kolkata-based YouTuber Animesh Chakraborty on Sunday for flying the drone equipped with a high-definition camera over the 12th-century shrine. According to sources, the case was registered against Chakraborty at the Singhadwar police […] The post Puri police registers case against Kolkata-based YouTuber for flying drone over Jagannath temple appeared first on Dinali

5 Dec 2022 12:47 am
Gas tanker overturns on NH in Kalahandi; electricity supply snapped

Kalahandi: A gas tanker overturned on National Highway-16 near Pastipada in Odisha’s Kalahandi on Sunday morning. According to sources, the vehicle was en route to Raipur from Bhawanipatna and the national highway had to be sealed from both sides for security reasons following the mishap in which the driver and the helper were injured. Fire […] The post Gas tanker overturns on NH in Kalahandi; electricity supply snapped appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Dec 2022 12:42 am
Padampur Bypoll: BJD slams Dharmendra for attacking Naveen, claims voters will give befitting reply

Bhubaneswar: Hitting out at Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan for criticising Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during Padampur Assembly bypoll campaign, BJD on Saturday said people will not tolerate any attack on Odisha’s ‘tallest’ leader and give a befitting reply. Addressing a press meet in Bhubaneswar, Biju Janata Dal spokesperson and Rajya Sabha MP Sasmit Patra referred […] The post Padampur Bypoll: BJD slams Dharmendra for attacking Naveen, claims voters will give befitting reply appea

3 Dec 2022 8:52 pm
Padampur Bypoll: Dharmendra claims Naveen is tired & unable to understand anything

Bargarh: Sharpening the attack on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday claimed that the BJD President is unable to comprehend what he says as he appeared to have become tired. Addressing a meeting at Jharbandh while campaigning for BJP candidate for Padampur Assembly bypoll, Dharmendra said the Chief Minister’s speech […] The post Padampur Bypoll: Dharmendra claims Naveen is tired & unable to understand anything appeared first on Dinalipi .

3 Dec 2022 8:33 pm
Make in Odisha Conclave generates investment intents of Rs.10.5 lakh crore: CM

Bhubaneswar: The Make In Odisha Conclave 2022 has generated investment intents of Rs.10.50 lakh crore with potential for 10.50 lakh employment, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Saturday. Describing the mega event as a grand success, the Chief Minister said it is heartening to see the huge response we have got, especially in the post […] The post Make in Odisha Conclave generates investment intents of Rs.10.5 lakh crore: CM appeared first on Dinalipi .

3 Dec 2022 8:22 pm
Make in Odisha Conclave: Minister unveils Odisha Tourism Policy 2022

Bhubaneswar: Minister for Tourism, Odia Language, Literature & Culture Ashwini Kumar Patra today unveiled the new Odisha Tourism Policy 2022 during the sectoral session on Tourism Industry organised at the Make in Odisha Conclave 2022. Roadmap for Development of Tourism Sector in Odisha – 2030 and the Roadmap for Development of Ecotourism Sector in Odisha […] The post Make in Odisha Conclave: Minister unveils Odisha Tourism Policy 2022 appeared first on Dinalipi .

3 Dec 2022 8:08 pm
Transformation initiative in school education delivered stellar results: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday said that the state’s visionary ‘Mo School’ and Odisha Adarsh Vidyalaya Sangathan initiatives have ushered in a visible transformation in the school education sector, and made history in the national platform. Speaking at the ‘Make In Odisha’ conclave in Bhubaneswar, the Chief Minister said transformation in education is […] The post Transformation initiative in school education delivered stellar results: Naveen appeared first on

3 Dec 2022 7:17 pm
Odisha aims to transform women SHGs into SMEs: Naveen at MIO 2022

Bhubaneswar: Asserting that the aim of his government is to transform the Self Help Groups (SHGs) into Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday said empowering women is is not just a slogan but a sacred responsibility. To further strengthen Mission Shakti Federations and turn them into vibrant financial hubs, […] The post Odisha aims to transform women SHGs into SMEs: Naveen at MIO 2022 appeared first on Dinalipi .

3 Dec 2022 7:04 pm
20K palm leaf manuscripts missing from Odisha State Museum

Bhubaneswar: The State Museum of Odisha in Bhubaneswar has lost almost half of its precious assets in four years due to which the Culture Department has landed in a controversy. Following an RTI query by one Laxminarayan Kanungo over the number of manuscripts and antiquities present in the museum, it was learnt that there are […] The post 20K palm leaf manuscripts missing from Odisha State Museum appeared first on Dinalipi .

2 Dec 2022 11:20 pm
OPSC ASO Exam Row: Orissa HC puts stay on publication of final mark list

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Friday put a stay on the publication of final marks of candidates in the examination for Assistant Section Officer (ASO) which had sparked a row amid allegation of irregularities in the selection process. The High Court gave the order on a fresh petition filed on Wednesday. The court, however, […] The post OPSC ASO Exam Row: Orissa HC puts stay on publication of final mark list appeared first on Dinalipi .

2 Dec 2022 11:13 pm
STF rescues rare pangolin, arrests 3 wildlife smugglers

Bhubaneswar: Sleuths of the Special Task Force (STF) arrested three alleged wildlife smugglers and rescued a rare pangolin from their possession in Odisha’s Khurda on Friday. Acting on a tip-off about a transaction of pangolin and other wildlife products, a team of the STF conducted a joint raid along with Khurda forest personnel at Jatni […] The post STF rescues rare pangolin, arrests 3 wildlife smugglers appeared first on Dinalipi .

2 Dec 2022 11:06 pm
BJP deceiving women SHGs of Padampur, claims BJD

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of Padampur Assembly bypoll in Odisha, the ruling BJD on Thursday stepped up its attack on opposition BJP accusing it of trying to mislead and deceive the women Self Help Groups (SHGs) in the state. Addressing a press meet in Bhubaneswar, BJD spokesperon and MP Sasmit Patra alleged that Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan […] The post BJP deceiving women SHGs of Padampur, claims BJD appeared first on Dinalipi .

1 Dec 2022 9:37 pm
Make in Odisha Conclave: Naveen invites investment, says Odisha to become trillion-dollar economy soon

Bhubaneswar: Asserting that Odisha will soon become a trillion-dollar economy, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday invited business leaders to invest in the state and assured them of full support and incentives to launch projects across sectors. “Odisha is destined to become a trillion-dollar economy in near future. We will emerge as the gateway to […] The post Make in Odisha Conclave: Naveen invites investment, says Odisha to become trillion-dollar economy soon appeared first on Dinal

1 Dec 2022 9:31 pm
Odisha eco-retreat 2022 inaugurated at 6 places

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inaugurated Eco Retreat 2022, the State Tourism Department’s flagship camping event for tourists who want to explore and experience nature. This year, the Eco Retreat is being held at six locations – Putsil, Sonapur, Daringbadi, Bhitarkanika, Satkosia, and Hirakud. People can book their stay at the Eco Retreat […] The post Odisha eco-retreat 2022 inaugurated at 6 places appeared first on Dinalipi .

1 Dec 2022 9:25 pm
Two women among 4 killed as car rams truck on NH in Khurda

Khurda: Four persons, including two women, were crushed to death in a road mishap on National Highway-16 near Badapokharia under Jankia police limits in Odisha’s Khurda district in the early hours of Thursday. According to sources, the car was en route to Bhubaneswar from Andhra Pradesh when it rammed into a truck that was parked […] The post Two women among 4 killed as car rams truck on NH in Khurda appeared first on Dinalipi .

1 Dec 2022 9:13 pm
BJD Govt hijacking central schemes: Dharmendra

Padampur: Stepping up the attack on Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha ahead of Padampur Assembly bypoll, senior BJP leader and Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday alleged that the state is hijacking the Central schemes and misleading the people. Addressing a series of meetings to campaign for BJP candidate Pradip Purohit, Dharmendra claimed that […] The post BJD Govt hijacking central schemes: Dharmendra appeared first on Dinalipi .

30 Nov 2022 11:41 pm
Naveen inaugurates Make in Odisha Conclave at glittering ceremony

Bhubaneswar: ‘Make In Odisha’ Conclave 2022 got off to a glittering start with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurating the mega event in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. The third ediction of the state’s biennial flagship investment summit kicked off in the presence of a host of dignitaries after the chief minister formally announced it open at the […] The post Naveen inaugurates Make in Odisha Conclave at glittering ceremony appeared first on Dinalipi .

30 Nov 2022 11:23 pm
KIIT conferred with Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar-2022 by President

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) was conferred the prestigious ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar’ 2022 on Wednesday. The award was presented by President Draupadi Murmu to the Founder of KIIT and KISS, Dr Achyuta Samanta. Expressing his gratitude to the President and government of India for bestowing KIIT with the honour, Dr Samanta […] The post KIIT conferred with Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar-2022 by President appeared first on Dinalipi .

30 Nov 2022 11:13 pm
Agitating teachers put strike on hold till December 20

Bhubaneswar: The agitating primary schoolteachers of Odisha on Wednesday decided to keep their strike on hold till December 20 following the formation of a committee headed by the Chief Secretary to look into their demands. According to sources, the teachers’ association decided to suspend their stir after a meeting with the committee. The committee, chaired […] The post Agitating teachers put strike on hold till December 20 appeared first on Dinalipi .

30 Nov 2022 11:04 pm
First pilot of retail digital rupee in Bhubaneswar & 3 other select cities from Dec 1

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday announced the launch of the first pilot for retail digital Rupee on December 1 in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru and Bhubaneswar in closed user groups, comprising customers and merchants. It will be later extended to Ahmedabad, Gangtok, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kochi, Lucknow, Patna and Shimla, […] The post First pilot of retail digital rupee in Bhubaneswar & 3 other select cities from Dec 1 appeared first on Dinalipi .

29 Nov 2022 9:43 pm
Naveen raises zero interest loan for Mission Shakti members to Rs.5 lakh

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced that interest-free loan for women members of Mission Shakti will be increased up to Rs 5 lakh in a bid to further empower them. The new loan system will be implemented with effect from April 2022. Earlier, loans up to Rs 3 lakh were disbursed without […] The post Naveen raises zero interest loan for Mission Shakti members to Rs.5 lakh appeared first on Dinalipi .

29 Nov 2022 9:35 pm
Corporate tycoons to join Make in Odisha Conclave

Bhubaneswar: Corporate tycoons including Arcelor Mittal Executive Chairman L N Mittal, Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and Chairman of Vedanta Resources Anil Agarwal are expected to attend Make In Odisha Conclave 2022 beginning on Wednesday. Addressing media in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday, Industries Minister Pratap Keshari Deb said that JSW chairman Sajjan Jindal, JSPL […] The post Corporate tycoons to join Make in Odisha Conclave appeared first on Dinalipi .

29 Nov 2022 9:27 pm
Odisha sets a new benchmark in community-led urban sanitation

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has now emerged as a frontrunner in implementing decentralised, inclusive and community-led sanitation programmes – a model which has been evincing keen interest among other states and also neighbouring South Asian countries. The Odisha Water Academy (OWA),a Centre of Excellence in Water &Wastewater management, set up under the aegis of Housing & Urban […] The post Odisha sets a new benchmark in community-led urban sanitation appeared first on Dinalipi .

29 Nov 2022 9:18 pm
Nor’wester & Mass Construction can cause Melioidosis: Experts

Bhubaneswar: Mass construction activities and nor’wester, known as ‘Kalabaisakhi’ in local parlance, can cause the deadly infectious Melioidosis, experts said at a workshop in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. In the form of sporadic occurrence in India, Melioidosis has now grabbed the attention of the medical community through its presence in Odisha too. The disease which is […] The post Nor’wester & Mass Construction can cause Melioidosis: Experts appeared first on Dinalipi .

29 Nov 2022 9:11 pm
Ideation, achievement sharing sessions with youth on ‘Pani, Swachta & Climate Change’ held in city

Bhubaneswar: The Department of Water Resources and UNICEF on Tuesday conducted a one-day event with youth of Youth4Water on ‘Meet & Greet: Connect + Network + Collaborate: Ideation and achievement sharing session with youth on pani, swachta & climate change’ with 30 youths of Odisha at Rajiv Bhawan here. Additional Chief Secretary of Water Resources […] The post Ideation, achievement sharing sessions with youth on ‘Pani, Swachta & Climate Change’ held in city appeared first on Dinalipi

29 Nov 2022 8:41 pm
Odisha Police destroys over 8 kg brown sugar

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police’s Special Task force (STF) destroyed over 8.746 kg Brown Sugar, seized from several accused persons, at a designated incinerator on Tuesday. The destruction order was given by the State Drug Disposal Committee. The contraband was destroyed at Sani Clean Pvt. Ltd. at Tangiapada in Khurda district following all due procedures, STF sources […] The post Odisha Police destroys over 8 kg brown sugar appeared first on Dinalipi .

29 Nov 2022 8:21 pm
BJP a video making company: Kejriwal

New Delhi: AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said in the municipal polls, people will give the job of making videos to the BJP, while that of running the civic body will be of those who construct schools and hospitals. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi polls will be held on December 4 while counting […] The post BJP a video making company: Kejriwal appeared first on Dinalipi .

28 Nov 2022 7:40 pm
Another chilling murder in Delhi, woman, son cut man’s body into pieces

New Delhi: A woman and her son were arrested by Delhi Police’s crime branch on Monday for killing a man in Pandav Nagar. “They chopped off the victim’s body into pieces and kept them in a refrigerator,” police said. Police further said that the accused used to dispose of the pieces in different areas of […] The post Another chilling murder in Delhi, woman, son cut man’s body into pieces appeared first on Dinalipi .

28 Nov 2022 7:27 pm
Naveen orders land for ‘Kulata Samaj’ Dharmashala in Puri

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday gave instruction for allotment of suitable land in Puri for the construction of a dharmashala by ‘Kulata Samaj’, a farming community from the western part of the state. Naveen issued instruction to the district Collector of Puri to select land at a suitable place for the purpose […] The post Naveen orders land for ‘Kulata Samaj’ Dharmashala in Puri appeared first on Dinalipi .

28 Nov 2022 7:18 pm
Man brandishes knife at Berhampur SDJM during hearing

Berhampur: An attempt to attack Berhampur SDJM Pragyan Paramita Pratihari inside the court here was foiled on Monday after lawyers caught hold of a man, who charged towards the judge brandishing a knife. The man, identified as Bhagaban Sahu and a resident of Old Berhampur, was then handed over to Baidyanathpur police. According to sources, […] The post Man brandishes knife at Berhampur SDJM during hearing appeared first on Dinalipi .

28 Nov 2022 7:12 pm
Pattachitra artist Bijay Parida conferred with Shilp Guru Award; Check other awardees

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Bijay Kumar Parida of Odisha’s Sisupalgarh was among the 30 master craftsmen conferred with Shilp Guru Award by Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar at an event organised by the Ministry of Textiles here on Monday. He won the award for Palmleaf Engraving for the year 2018. Parida’s work, which is in Pattachitra style, draws […] The post Pattachitra artist Bijay Parida conferred with Shilp Guru Award; Check other awardees appeared first on Dinalipi .

28 Nov 2022 7:07 pm
Senior VP of Faridabad health firm held for duping pvt hospitals in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has arrested senior vice president of a Faridabad-based healthcare firm on charges of duping a private hospital in Odisha capital during the COVID-19 pandemic. The accused has been identified as Devender Gera (55) of Bafna Health Care Private Limited. He is being brought to Odisha on transit remand and would be […] The post Senior VP of Faridabad health firm held for duping pvt hospitals in Bhubaneswar appeared first on Dinalipi .

28 Nov 2022 6:59 pm
Centre Misleading Padampur people on rail project & farmers’ issues: BJD

Bargarh: Accusing Union Ministers Ashwini Vaishnaw and N S Tomar of misleading the people of Odisha ahead of Padampur Assembly bypoll, BJD on Sunday said laying new railway lines and giving crop insurance to farmers are the Centre’s responsibility. “Everyone knows that the responsibility for establishing new railway lines is with the Centre and not […] The post Centre Misleading Padampur people on rail project & farmers’ issues: BJD appeared first on Dinalipi .

27 Nov 2022 11:17 pm
Primary teachers stage massive protest; Know their demands

Bhubaneswar: Over 1 lakh primary teachers of Class I to VIII staged a massive rally at Lower PMG in Odisha Capital on Sunday over their three-point charter of demands. The demonstration was staged under the banner of the NPS Secondary Teachers’ Association.These teachers, who have been employed at Rs 1,500 a month since recruitment of […] The post Primary teachers stage massive protest; Know their demands appeared first on Dinalipi .

27 Nov 2022 11:08 pm
Odisha bags IITF award of excellence for display

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pavilion has been awarded with the prestigious “Special Appreciation Certificate for excellence in display” in the category of “State Government and Union Territory” at the 41st edition of India International Trade Fair(IITF), 2022 held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The trade fair which began on 14th November concluded on Sunday. Indramani Tripathy, […] The post Odisha bags IITF award of excellence for display appeared first on Dinalipi .

27 Nov 2022 10:59 pm
Utkal celebrates 80th foundation day

Bhubaneswar: Executive Director of AIIMS, Bhubaneswar Prof. Ashutosh Biswas graced the 80th foundation day of Utkal University on Sunday. Addressing the gathering as chief guest, Prof. Biswas said Utkal University is the temple of learning and it is one of the best universities in the globe. Vice-Chancellor to Utkal University Professor Sabita Acharya said, “We […] The post Utkal celebrates 80th foundation day appeared first on Dinalipi .

27 Nov 2022 10:21 pm
CM Naveen seeks withdrawal of GST on Kendu leaves

Bhubaneswar: Three days after announcing a special package for the welfare of kendu leaf pluckers, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged the Centre to withdraw GST being imposed on kendu leaves in the interest of their livelihoods. In a letter to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the CM said, “Imposition of GST (18%) on kendu leaves […] The post CM Naveen seeks withdrawal of GST on Kendu leaves appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Nov 2022 6:49 pm
Odisha’s Mahendragiri gets biodiversity heritage site tag

Bhubaneswar: Mahendragiri in Odisha’s Gajapati has been accorded ‘biodiversity heritage site’ tag, making it the second such spot in the state after Mandasaru Gorge in Kandhamal. 1 In a notification on Friday, Forest and Environment department said that an area of 4,250 hectare in the Mahendragiri hill eco-system, comprising two reserve forests — Idongiri and […] The post Odisha’s Mahendragiri gets biodiversity heritage site tag appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Nov 2022 6:42 pm
PM Modi participates in Constitution Day celebrations in Supreme Court

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said fulfilling fundamental duties should be the first priority of citizens to take the nation to greater heights as it marches ahead towards the centenary of its Independence. Addressing Constitution Day celebrations in the Supreme Court, PM Modi said that the entire world was looking at India, […] The post PM Modi participates in Constitution Day celebrations in Supreme Court appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Nov 2022 6:37 pm
17 people die each day waiting for organ transplant

Bhubaneswar: At least 17 people die each day waiting for organ transplant. Every 10 minutes another person is added to the transplant waiting list. A single donor can save 8 lives and a deceased donor programme is need of the hour, said experts of National repute attending the Continued Medical Education (CME) and workshop on […] The post 17 people die each day waiting for organ transplant appeared first on Dinalipi .

26 Nov 2022 6:28 pm
After stalling Assembly, BJD & BJP MLAs take out rallies over farmers’ issues

Bhubaneswar: Politics over farmers’ issues reigned supreme ahead of Padampur Assembly bypoll in Odisha as both ruling BJD and opposition BJP staged protest and took out rallies in Bhubaneswar on Friday demanding early payment of crop insurance dues and input subsidy. Soon after the Assembly was crippled and adjourned following uproar over farmers’ issues, the […] The post After stalling Assembly, BJD & BJP MLAs take out rallies over farmers’ issues appeared first on Dinalipi .

25 Nov 2022 9:45 pm
Naveen orders winter aid to pension beneficiaries by December 1

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced winter assistance of Rs 300 each for around 48 lakh beneficiaries under the Madhu Babu Pension Yojana and National Pension Yojana (NSAP). The assistance will be transferred to the beneficiaries’ accounts before December 1 to purchase blankets. The state government has granted Rs 146 crore for […] The post Naveen orders winter aid to pension beneficiaries by December 1 appeared first on Dinalipi .

25 Nov 2022 9:38 pm
Ashwini Vaishnaw to visit Odisha tomorrow, review ongoing projects

Bhubaneswar: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw will visit Odisha on Saturday to review several ongoing rail projects in the state and attend other events. During his visit, Vaishnaw is scheduled to participate in Odisha Nirman Conclave-22 at Bhubaneswar, sources said on Friday. The Minister will also review the ongoing railway projects and other developmental works in […] The post Ashwini Vaishnaw to visit Odisha tomorrow, review ongoing projects appeared first on Dinalipi .

25 Nov 2022 9:28 pm
203 Assistant Professors join Odisha Medical Education Service; Naveen urges them to follow 5T initiative

Bhubaneswar: A total of 203 Assistant Professors joined Odisha Medical Education Service on Friday with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik asking them to follow the government’s 5T initiative for bringing smiles on patients and their families. An orientation for the new recruits was organised at convention centre in Lok Seva Bhawan in Bhubaneswsar. Joining the programme […] The post 203 Assistant Professors join Odisha Medical Education Service; Naveen urges them to follow 5T initiative appeared

25 Nov 2022 9:05 pm
Advanced Molecular & Diagnostic Research Centre for Fungi inaugurated at AIIMS

Bhubaneswar: An advanced molecular and diagnostic research centre for fungi, stated to be the first of its kind in eastern India, was inaugurated in the department of microbiology at AIIMS Bhubaneswar on Friday. Renowned medical mycologist Prof Arunaloke Chakrabarti inaugurated the centre in the presence of Executive director of AIIMS Bhubaneswar Prof Ashutosh Biswas. The […] The post Advanced Molecular & Diagnostic Research Centre for Fungi inaugurated at AIIMS appeared first on Dinalipi .

25 Nov 2022 8:55 pm
Two women Maoists killed in encounter in Balangir

Bhubaneswar: Two women Maoists were gunned down in an exchange of fire with security personnel in Gandhamardhan hills of Balangir district on Thursday, Director General of Police Sunil Bansal said. Acting on specific intelligence inputs, personnel of the Special Operation Group (SOG) had launched a combing operation in the hills when the gun-battle broke out […] The post Two women Maoists killed in encounter in Balangir appeared first on Dinalipi .

24 Nov 2022 9:11 pm
Archana Nag issue heats up Assembly, Opposition seeks CM’s resignation

Bhubaneswar: Archana Nag’s honeytrap scandal rocked Odisha Assembly on the first day of its winter session on Thursday with the opposition BJP and Congress demanding resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for remaining a mute spectator to the whole the issue. Opposition Chief Whip Mohan Majhi of BJP and senior Congress legislator Narasingha Mishra targeted […] The post Archana Nag issue heats up Assembly, Opposition seeks CM’s resignation appeared first on Dinalipi .

24 Nov 2022 9:04 pm
Odisha Govt presents supplementary Budget of Rs.16,800 cr

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday presented the first supplementary budget of the current financial year to the tune of Rs 16,800 crore in the Assembly on the first day of the winter session. Panchayat Raj Minister Pradip Amat presented the supplementary statement of expenditure for 2022-23 on behalf of Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari. After […] The post Odisha Govt presents supplementary Budget of Rs.16,800 cr appeared first on Dinalipi .

24 Nov 2022 8:36 pm
Naveen inaugurates Happiest Minds Tech’s development centre

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inaugurated Happiest Minds Technologies Limited’s development centre at Fortune Towers here. The new centre will further strengthen Odisha’s position as a technology resource hub of India and expand the IT ecosystem in the state. According to official sources, Secretary of Electronics & Information Technology Department Manoj Kumar Mishra, […] The post Naveen inaugurates Happiest Minds Tech’s development centre appeared first on Dina

24 Nov 2022 8:28 pm
Naveen inaugurates Rs.25 crore projects in Malkangari

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated six important projects for tribal-dominated Malkangiri taken up at an investment of Rs 25 crore and said these will further accelerate socio-economic development in the district. Launching the projects through video conference, the Chief Minister said Malkangiri has always been special to him. “Development of Malkangiri […] The post Naveen inaugurates Rs.25 crore projects in Malkangari appeared first on Dinalipi .

23 Nov 2022 12:01 am
Senior revenue assistant caught by Odisha Vigilance for bribery

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance officials on Tuesday nabbed a senior revenue assistant of Kodala tehshil office in Ganjam distrct for allegedly taking Rs 6,000 bribe from a man to process a file. The accused, identified as Sanjaya Kumar Sethy, was apprehended by Vigilance officials while demanding and accepting Rs 6,000 from a complainant for processing a […] The post Senior revenue assistant caught by Odisha Vigilance for bribery appeared first on Dinalipi .

22 Nov 2022 11:54 pm
Ex-Gratia handed over to kins of train mishap victims

Bhubaneswar: The railways has handed over the ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the kins of those who died in the goods train derailment at Korei in Odisha’s Jajpur district. East Coast Railways (ECoR) General Manager Roop Narayan Sunkar handed over the ex-gratia amount to the families of those who died in the mishap […] The post Ex-Gratia handed over to kins of train mishap victims appeared first on Dinalipi .

22 Nov 2022 11:33 pm
National Media Conclave begins, 80 research papers to be presented on Tuesday

Bhubaneswar: Vice-Chancellor of Utkal University Prof. Sabita Acharya on Monday inaugurated the sixth edition of National Media Conclave (NMC), Eastern India’s biggest and most stimulating platform, at KIIT Auditorium here. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Acharya said, “Media plays a cardinal role in disseminating our daily life cultural practices. It is said to reflect our […] The post National Media Conclave begins, 80 research papers to be presented on Tuesday appeared first on Dinalipi

21 Nov 2022 11:40 pm
Odisha anganwadi workers launch indefinite protest alleging govt apathy

Bhubaneswar: Anganwadi workers from across Odisha launched an indefinite agitation in Bhubaneswar on Monday protesting alleged delay in fulfilling their demands including permanent staff status and pension. The protesters, who thronged the state capital from different parts of the state and staged a dharna as Lower PMG, said their agitation will continue for an indefinite […] The post Odisha anganwadi workers launch indefinite protest alleging govt apathy appeared first on Dinalipi .

21 Nov 2022 11:31 pm
Goods train crashes into passenger waiting hall in Jajpur, 2 killed

Jajpur: A goods train derailed and crashed into the passenger waiting hall at Korei railway station in Odisha’s Jajpur district on Monday morning, killing two persons. According to sources, eight wagons of the goods train, which was en route to Chhatrapur from Dongoaposi, overturned after crashing into the waiting hall and a foot overbridge. “A […] The post Goods train crashes into passenger waiting hall in Jajpur, 2 killed appeared first on Dinalipi .

21 Nov 2022 11:13 pm
Make in Conclave-2022: Chief Secretary Suresh Mahapatra reviews preparation

Bhubaneswar: With 10 days left for the Make in Odisha Conclave 2022, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra on Sunday held on-site review of the preparations at the Janata Maidan. Mahapatra took stock of various parameters and issued order for expediting various works and emphasised on timely completion, considering strict compliance to fire and various safety […] The post Make in Conclave-2022: Chief Secretary Suresh Mahapatra reviews preparation appeared first on Dinalipi .

21 Nov 2022 10:25 pm
Police foil cattle smuggling, detain two in Jajpur

Jajpur: Special Task Force and local police rescued as many as 155 cows and oxen while being smuggled and detained two persons in this connection in Odisha’s Jajpur. Acting on a tip-off, the joint police team conducted a raid on Sahapur Hat under Panikoili police limits and intercepted two trucks late Saturday night. During checking, […] The post Police foil cattle smuggling, detain two in Jajpur appeared first on Dinalipi .

20 Nov 2022 10:51 pm
Depression over Bay: Odisha to experience rain for 2 days

Bhubaneswar: The depression over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal is likely to maintain its intensity and move slowly west-northwestwards towards North Tamilnadu-Puducherry and south Andhra Pradesh coasts during the next 48 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday. According to the midday bulletin, dry weather will prevail in Odisha with light […] The post Depression over Bay: Odisha to experience rain for 2 days appeared first on Dinalipi .

20 Nov 2022 10:50 pm
IPS Sarah Sharma’s book ‘My Experiments with Community Policing’ released

Bhubaneswar: The book encapsulates the journey of the author as a Superintendent of Police in various remote, interior and naxal infested districts of Odisha. Each district had its unique problems. To navigate the problems, the district police took a number of novel initiatives. This book is an anthology of all the initiatives which received wide […] The post IPS Sarah Sharma’s book ‘My Experiments with Community Policing’ released appeared first on Dinalipi .

20 Nov 2022 10:43 pm
Odisha announces creation of 2000 additional doctor posts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has announced creation of 2,000 additional posts of doctors for the peripheral health institutions of the state. According to an official order issued by the Health and Family Welfare department, the government has sanctioned creation of 2,000 posts of Leave Training Reserve Medical Officers (LTRMOs) in the rank of Group-A (Junior […] The post Odisha announces creation of 2000 additional doctor posts appeared first on Dinalipi .

20 Nov 2022 1:07 am
Odisha repeals COVID-19 Regulations-2020, withdraws all restrictions

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has withdrawn all restrictions and penalties related to COVID-19 that were imposed since the pandemic broke out in the State in 2020. In an official notification released on Saturday, the Information and Public Relations department said in view of substantial decline in COVID-19 cases in the state over the past several […] The post Odisha repeals COVID-19 Regulations-2020, withdraws all restrictions appeared first on Dinalipi .

20 Nov 2022 12:58 am
Mercury plummets below 15°C at 15 places in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Similiguda in Koraput district remained the coldest place in Odisha for the third consecutive day at 7.9 degree Celsius followed by G Uadayagiri (Kandhamal) at 8.6 degree Celsius and Koraput and Phulbani (Kandhamal) at 10.5 degree Celsius each, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed on Friday. The night temperature plummeted below 15 degree Celsius […] The post Mercury plummets below 15C at 15 places in Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .

20 Nov 2022 12:50 am
34 Assistant Horticulture Officers join State Govt., augmentation of farmers’ income a top priority

Bhubaneswar: As many as 34 Assistant Horticulture Officers, including 21 women, joined the state government in the Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment department on Saturday. An orientation programme was organised at State Convention Centre in the Lok Seva Bhawan. Joining the programme on virtual platform, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik called upon the new officers to act […] The post 34 Assistant Horticulture Officers join State Govt., augmentation of farmers’ income a top priority appeared

20 Nov 2022 12:33 am
I&PR Secretary urges media persons to promote Make In Odisha Conclave

Bhubaneswar: Principal Secretary of Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Department Sanjay Kumar Singh on Friday urged media persons of the State to provide better coverage and promote the third edition of Make in Odisha Conclave-2022. Ahead of the upcoming Make in Odisha conclave, Secretary of Industries Department and Chairman of IDCO Hemant Kumar Sharma, Principal […] The post I&PR Secretary urges media persons to promote Make In Odisha Conclave appeared first on Dinalipi .

19 Nov 2022 4:04 pm
Odisha Hockey star Deep Grace Ekka gets Arjun Award

Bhubaneswar: Odisha hockey star Deep Grace Ekka gets prestigious Arjun Award 2022 for her outstanding performance in hockey, announced by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports this evening. As per the notification, as many as 25 athletes including Deep Grace Ekka have been announced for ​Arjuna Awards for the year 2022 for their outstanding performance […] The post Odisha Hockey star Deep Grace Ekka gets Arjun Award appeared first on Dinalipi .

14 Nov 2022 9:32 pm
5T Secretary reviews development works at Sikhar Chandi temple in city

Bhubaneswar: Secretary to Chief Minister (5T) VK Pandian on Monday visited Sikhar Chandi Temple near Patia in Bhubaneswar and reviewed the development of the shrine and its periphery, including amenities for tourists, pilgrims and beautification of Sikharchandi hill region. The overall plan being developed by Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) will enhance the recreational facilities and […] The post 5T Secretary reviews development works at Sikhar Chandi temple in city appeared first on

14 Nov 2022 8:56 pm
Minimum temp drops to 15 degrees at 14 places in Odisha, check top 5 coldest places

Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha are experiencing cold condition with minimum (night) temperature dropping to 15 degree Celsius on Sunday night. India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said G.Udaygiri in Kandhamal district recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 9.6 degree Celsius followed by Similiguda (Koraput) at 10.3 degree Celsius, Phulbani (Kadhanmal) at 11.5 degree Celsius, […] The post Minimum temp drops to 15 degrees at 14 places in Odisha, check top 5 coldest places ap

14 Nov 2022 8:35 pm
CBI arrests 7 more people in connection with J&K Police SI recruitment scam

NEW DELHI: The CBI has arrested seven more people, including some CRPF and police personnel, in connection with the police sub-inspector recruitment scam in Jammu and Kashmir Police, officials said today. Those arrestedwere CRPF Head Constable Pawan Kumar, CRPF Constables Atul Kumar, Amit Kumar Sharma and Sunil Sharma, Jammu and Kashmir Police Assistant Sub-Inspector Jaisuriya […] The post CBI arrests 7 more people in connection with J&K Police SI recruitment scam appeared first on Dinalipi .

10 Nov 2022 9:21 pm
President Droupadi Murmu partook of Mahaprasad of Sri Jagannath Temple, Puri, shortly after she visited the shrine.

The post President Droupadi Murmu partook of Mahaprasad of Sri Jagannath Temple, Puri, shortly after she visited the shrine. appeared first on Dinalipi .

10 Nov 2022 8:53 pm
Imran Khan to be back in action in 2 to 3 days, says party leader

Islamabad: Pakistan’s former premier Imran Khan will return to the political arena within two to three days following surgery after being injured in an assassination bid, one of his party leaders has said. Khan, 70, suffered a bullet injury in the right leg on Thursday when a gun-wielding man fired a volley of bullets at […] The post Imran Khan to be back in action in 2 to 3 days, says party leader appeared first on Dinalipi .

7 Nov 2022 2:48 am
Odisha an epitome of rich art, culture: CM

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has always been an epitome of rich art, culture, literature and traditions that have been honed over centuries, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said here on Sunday. Speaking at the Lit Festival of “The New Indian Express,” Naveen said these have had a major impact on the consciousness of millions across the globe. Today, […] The post Odisha an epitome of rich art, culture: CM appeared first on Dinalipi .

7 Nov 2022 1:16 am
T20 WC: India set up semifinal showdown with England

Melbourne: India set up a semifinal showdown with England in the Men’s T20 World Cup after thrashing Zimbabwe by 71 runs in their final Group 2 match in the Super 12 stage at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. After Rahul gave India a good start with his 35-ball 51 and Suryakumar Yadav smacked a whirlwind […] The post T20 WC: India set up semifinal showdown with England appeared first on Dinalipi .

7 Nov 2022 12:11 am
BJP wins 4 seats, Cong draws blank in by-polls across 6 States

New Delhi: The byelections for seven seats spread across six States have come as a setback for the Congress, which lost both its two seats in Telangana and Haryana, while the BJP managed to gain one seat and managed to win four seats on offer. While the BJP bagged four seats, the RJD, TRS, and […] The post BJP wins 4 seats, Cong draws blank in by-polls across 6 States appeared first on Dinalipi .

6 Nov 2022 11:42 pm
BJP’s Suryavanshi wins Dhamnagar by-poll

Bhubaneswar: The BJP, riding on a sympathy wave for its candidate, the son of the party’s deceased leader, and helped by a division of BJD votes on account of a rebel, coasted to a clear victory in the estuarine Dhamnagar constituency on Sunday. BJP candidate Suryavanshi Suraj, son of late party MLA Bishnu Charan Sethi, […] The post BJP’s Suryavanshi wins Dhamnagar by-poll appeared first on Dinalipi .

6 Nov 2022 10:39 pm
India’s first voter dies in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla: India’s first voter Shyam Saran Negi died on Saturday morning at his residence in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur. He was 106. On November 2, Negi had cast his vote for the Assembly polls through postal ballot, the Election Commission said. Expressing his condolences at a poll rally in Mandi district’s Sundarnagar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi […] The post India’s first voter dies in Himachal Pradesh appeared first on Dinalipi .

6 Nov 2022 3:20 am
2 leopard skins seized in Nayagarh

Bhubaneswar: A team of Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police arrested a poacher and seized two leopard skins besides other wildlife products from his possession. Acting on a tip-off, the STF conducted a raid along with Banigochha forest officials on Friday near Kuanria dam under Dasapalla police station in Nayagarh district. During the search, […] The post 2 leopard skins seized in Nayagarh appeared first on Dinalipi .

6 Nov 2022 1:13 am
650 Maoist supporters surrender in Malkangiri

Bhubaneswar: More than 650 Maoist supporters, including 350 militias, Village Committee members and Chetana Natya Mandali members belonging to Odisha and Andhra Pradesh surrendered before the security personnel in Malkangiri on Saturday. DGP office sources here said the Maoist supporters of Chintanagar, Dagudubuli, Jumdam, Kotiyaduru, Kottauru, Limatam, Mandapalli, Puruna Gajed, Singavaram and Sunamugoyi villages of […] The post 650 Maoist supporters surrender in Malkangiri appeared first on D

6 Nov 2022 12:59 am
Padampur by-poll on December 5

Bhubaneswar: Political parties have begun preparations for the December 5 by-election in Padampur Assembly constituency in Bargarh district. Although no nominee has been decided yet, parties have started tasking senior leaders with selection, and names are being discussed for candidature. The Congress has set up a committee headed by senior leader Kishore Patel for candidate […] The post Padampur by-poll on December 5 appeared first on Dinalipi .

6 Nov 2022 12:18 am
Post-poll violence reported in Dhamnagar

Bhadrak: Ahead of the counting of votes polled in the recently conducted by-poll, violence was reported in Dhamnagar Assembly constituency in Bhadrak district, leaving at least three persons, including a woman, injured and a house burnt, police said on Saturday. Incidents of violence were reported from three different locations in Tihidi block on Friday night […] The post Post-poll violence reported in Dhamnagar appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Nov 2022 11:53 pm
One more fraudster arrested by EOW in Rs 1.47 cr job racket case

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch has arrested Jayanta Mohanty for his involvement in a cheating case of Rs 1.47 crore, a police officer said on Saturday. Mohanty was arrested from Chandaneswar, Balasore on Saturday in connection with a case registered on the complaint of Badal Kumar Raula against Baikuntha Naik, […] The post One more fraudster arrested by EOW in Rs 1.47 cr job racket case appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Nov 2022 11:07 pm
`Secure Fishing App’ launched in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A mobile application, “Secure Fishing App,” developed by United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), was launched in Odisha on Friday to empower the fisherfolks by providing real- time information, insights and analytics that directly contribute to their livelihood. Odisha and WFP launched the app at a function presided over by State Fisheries and Animal […] The post `Secure Fishing App’ launched in Odisha appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Nov 2022 3:18 am
Delhi air ‘severe’ for second day on trot

New Delhi: Thick smog blanketed Delhi on Friday as the city’s air quality remained in the “severe” zone for the second consecutive day, primarily due to unfavourable meteorological conditions and raging farm fires in Punjab. The overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi stood at 445 at 2 pm. An AQI of above 400 is […] The post Delhi air ‘severe’ for second day on trot appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Nov 2022 2:55 am
Odisha Govt to organise festivals in host cities during Hockey WC

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government has planned to organise city festivals in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela, the host cities for the 2023 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup. This was decided during a meeting of the organising committee for the FIH World Cup here on Friday. Chaired by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra and Hockey India president Dilip Tirkey, […] The post Odisha Govt to organise festivals in host cities during Hockey WC appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Nov 2022 2:35 am
Consumer court orders shopping mall to pay Rs 25K for charging for carry bag

Bhubaneswar: An Odisha consumer court has asked a Cuttack-based shopping mall to pay Rs 25,000 to a consumer for charging Rs 6 for a carry bag. The District Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission, Cuttack has issued this order on a petition filed by Padmalochan Rout. The court has directed the authorities of the shopping mall to […] The post Consumer court orders shopping mall to pay Rs 25K for charging for carry bag appeared first on Dinalipi .

5 Nov 2022 1:05 am
Vigilance detects 50 more crypto wallets in possession of arrested engineer

Bhubaneswar: The anti-corruption Vigilance sleuths detected 50 more crypto wallets in possession of a government engineer arrested in a disproportionate assets case. The Vigilance wing on October 29 had arrested Nihar Ranjan Das, Additional Chief Engineer, Planning, Monitoring, Design, Investigation under RWSS Circle, Bhubaneswar, on charge of possessing disproportionate assets. He was produced in the […] The post Vigilance detects 50 more crypto wallets in possession of arrested engineer appe

5 Nov 2022 12:33 am
13 touts arrested from AIIMS-Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Thirteen persons were arrested from the campus of AIIMS-Bhubaneswar on Friday for allegedly taking money from gullible patients and their families by promising faster treatment, police said. The touts were taking advantage of the rush at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar where people from across Odisha and neighbouring West Bengal and Jharkhand visit for treatment, they said. “We […] The post 13 touts arrested from AIIMS-Bhubaneswar appeared first on Dinalipi .

4 Nov 2022 11:55 pm
Pradhan urges Naveen to convene all-party meet on border issues with AP

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan has sought personal intervention of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for harmonious resolution to border issues with Andhra Pradesh. In a letter to the Chief Minister, Pradhan said border dispute issues emerged in the villages in South Odisha, namely Kotia group of villages in Pottangi block in […] The post Pradhan urges Naveen to convene all-party meet on border issues with AP appeared first on Dinalipi .

4 Nov 2022 11:21 pm