ECoR R-Day

East Coast Railway celebrates Republic Day

East Coast Railway (ECoR) observed the 74th Republic Day at Railway Stadium, Bhubaneswar where Manoj Sharma, general manager unfurled the

SOA Republic Day

74th Republic Day celebrated at SOA

Bhubaneswar: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) Deemed to be University joined the rest of the country in celebrating the 74th Republic

Tropical cyclone workshop

National workshop on tropical cyclones held at SOA

Bhubaneswar: The socio-economic impact of tropical cyclones and coping strategies of local communities in Odisha, with special focus on women,


ECoRWWO organises award distribution ceremony

East Coast Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation (ECoRWWO) recently held award distribution ceremony for the winners of zonal level on the


SOA signs MoUs with two startups

Bhubaneswar: The Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with two private startups on

OEA Vision Conclave

OEA’s Odisha Vision 2036 Conclave held at Utkal University

The Orissa Economics Association (OEA) in collaboration with the Department of Analytical and Applied Economics, Utkal University and School of

soa mou

SOA signs MoU with Jio and STPI for emerging tech

Bhubaneswar: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) Deemed to be University here on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jio


26-day SOA Cup annual sports event kicks off

Bhubaneswar: Students of different institutions under SOA Deemed to be University will be competing in more than a dozen events

Prof. Kulamani Parida

Kulamani Parida conferred with MRSI annual prize

Bhubaneswar: Prof. Kulamani Parida, director of the Centre for Nano Science and Nano Technology at Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) here,

gayatribala panda

SOA felicitates Gayatribala Panda

Bhubaneswar: Odia poet, fiction writer and critic Dr. Gayatribala Panda, who has been nominated for the Kendriya Sahitya Akademi Award

Utkal University

Two-day international conference on innovations in intelligent computing at Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: Notwithstanding that Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are still new and developing, there is almost no field

Road safety awareness

SOA launches week-long road safety campaign

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to sensitise its students and employees about road safety, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) here launched a


Certificate course on sanitation for TULIP interns

Bhubaneswar: A three-month certificate course on “Sanitation Value Chain in Urban Odisha” for TULIP interns started here on Thursday. The

Scalerz 2022

SOA’s annual business conclave Scalerz 2022 held

Bhubaneswar: Learning in universities or colleges is important but students need to build enough depth and expand their knowledge to

ISC-FICCI Sanitation Awards

Odisha wins three national level sanitation awards

Bhubaneswar: Odisha won three awards at the prestigious Annual India Sanitation Coalition (ISC)-FICCI Sanitation Awards 2022, held at New Delhi.

Dr. BR Ambedkar

ECoR observes Mahaparinirvan Diwas

Mahaparinirvan Diwas of Bharat Ratna Dr. BR Ambedkar was observed at East Coast Railway. General Manager, Roop Narayan Sunkar led

Utkal University

Ambedkar’s idea of social change discussed

Bhubaneswar: The Centre for Ambedkar Studies of Utkal University on Tuesday organised a seminar on ‘Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar and

Dipanwit Dashmohapatra

SOA felicitates alumnus and DAMan actor Dipanwit Dashmohapatra

Bhubaneswar: Dipanwit Dashmohapatra, a former SOA student who played a supporting role in the Odia movie ‘DAMaN’, was felicitated by

Aparajita Sarangi

Two-day international conference on environment concludes

The two-day international conference series on ‘Vayu: The Vital Life Force’ concluded here on Sunday. The conference, organised as part


Three-day conference on air quality and climate change

Bhubaneswar: Around 500 delegates from across the country will attend a three-day conference focusing on air pollution and the need

Constitution Day

Constitution Day observed at ECoR

The Constitution Day was observed at East Coast Railway (ECoR) headquarters, Rail Sadan recently. All Principal HoDs, Senior Officials, Staff

Roop Narayan Sunkar

ECoR general manager inspects Bhubaneswar railway station

East Coast Railway (ECoR) General Manager Roop Narayan Sunkar on Wednesday inspected the Bhubaneswar Railway station and had Window Trailing

SHM Cooking Programme

SHM organises 15-day cooking training programme for women

Bhubaneswar: A fortnight-long cooking training programme for women was inaugurated at the School of Hotel Management (SHM), faculty of hospitality

Positivity award

SOA, SUM Ultimate get Positivity Awards

Bhubaneswar: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) Deemed to be University has received ‘Sakaratmak Ratna Award’ for creating positivity in the society

Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas

ECoR observes Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas

East Coast Railway observed Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas 2022 at its headquarters in Bhubaneswar and at its divisions in Khurda Road,


ECoRWWO celebrates Children’s Day at Phulwari School

East Coast Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation (ECoRWWO) run Phulwari School observed Children’s Day on Monday. Joining the programme, ECoRWWO president


‘Samudramanthan’,three-day conference on maritime traditions ends

Bhubaneswar: The three-day ‘Samudramanthan’ programme organised by Indian Knowledge System Division of the Ministry of Education in collaboration with Ministry

MoU between AAI and Odisha govt

Odisha signs MoU with AAI for online building plan approval system

Bhubaneswar: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Odisha Governemnt and Airport Authority of India (AAI) for Online Building


ECoR felicitates 60 students from various schools

Students from various Schools of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack were felicitated by East Coast Railway (ECoR) recently, at its headquarters, Bhubaneswar.


‘Samudramanthan’ event inaugurated in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A three-day national Dhara event, ‘Samudramanthan’, organised under the aegis of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ in Odisha to focus

ECoR employees

ECoR employees take oath on Vigilance Awareness Week

Sharad Kumar Srivastava, general manager (I/C), East Coast Railway administered oath on “Vigilance Awareness” to the staff and officers at

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

ECoR celebrates Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

General Manager(I/C), East Coast Railway Sharad Kumar Srivastava administered oath to the officers and employees of ECoR to dedicate themselves

ULB engineers

Orientation programme for engineers to build climate resilient urban infra

Bhubaneswar: In order to make urban Odisha climate resilient, the Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) department organised a one-day orientation

Management students should develop ability to take decisions: GRIDCO director

Bhubaneswar: Management students should learn the tricks of managing resources and develop the confidence and ability to take decisions while

PMAY-U Award

Odisha wins PMAY-U Award in best policy initiative category

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has won the PMAY-U Award 2021, for ‘Best Policy Initiatives by State’ under special category. The award was


SOA sponsored startup wins award at Dubai tech event

Bhubaneswar: Wewer, a tech startup sponsored by the SOA Deemed to be University here, has won the Supernova Challenge in

SOA Community Radio

Community 90.4 radio station celebrates 10th anniversary

Bhubaneswar: Voice of SOA Community 90.4, the Community Radio station of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), celebrated its tenth year on

SUM Hospital

Minister lauds SOA’s service during Covid-19 outbreak

Bhubaneswar: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) has been in the forefront in extending healthcare to the people of Odisha and had

Pratik Dash

SOA volunteer gets national NSS Award from President Murmu

Bhubaneswar: Pratik Dash, a National Service Scheme (NSS) volunteer from Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) Deemed to be University, received the


Plan to rejuvenate water bodies in cities under MUKTA programme

Water bodies in the cities are an important form of surface water that play a vital role in the ecosystem.


RPF observes ‘run for integrity’ to mark Raising Day

Railway Protection Force of East Coast Railway (ECoR) led by Chief Security Commissioner participated recently in “Run for Integrity”, to


NSS urged to prepare for disaster preparedness

Bhubaneswar: The National Service Scheme (NSS) should explore possibilities for educational intervention in online education in remote areas in addition

Flower workshop

Workshop on flower arrangement held

Bhubaneswar: Beautifully arranged flowers were the cynosure of all eyes at the School of Hotel Management, SOA’s faculty of hospitality

Ashwini Vaishnaw

SOA can set up 5G and software development lab: Vaishnaw

Bhubaneswar: With 5G connectivity set to be launched in India in the first week of October, Union minister for Railways,

Swachhata Pakhwada

ECoR launches Swachhata Pakhwada in massive scale

East Coast Railway (ECoR) has started Swachhata Pakhwada in a big way giving special focus on cleanliness at railway station


ECoRWWO make donation to children home

Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation (ECoRWWO), engaged in promoting various socio-cultural services, headed by its president, Anupama Srivastava


Rajbhasha Pakhwada unveiled at ECoR

The official language fortnightly Rajbhasha Pakhwada was inaugurated at ECoR headquarters recently in Bhubaneswar. Attenting the occasion, General Manager (I/C)

THR Unit Titilagarh

Fully automated THR unit launched in Titilagarh

Bhubaneswar: The first of its kind, an automated Take Home Rations (THR) Unit was launched in Titilagarh, Balangir. For setting

Vet science

Doyens of veterinary science felicitated

Bhubaneswar: Doyens of veterinary science were felicitated on the Teachers’ Day at a function organised by the upcoming Institute of

SOA International Model United Nations

Fifth edition of SOA International Model United Nations kicks off

Bhubaneswar: The conflict in Ukraine, women’s participation in public life and drug abuse are among the subjects that will be

Athamalik NAC

Athamalik second-best performing NAC in India

Bhubaneswar: Athamalik NAC was felicitated by Odisha Urban Housing Mission (OUHM) for being awarded the second-best performing NAC in India

National Sports Day observed at ECoR

East Coast Railway (ECoR) observed National Sports Day on Monday at its headquarters at Rail Sadan to spread awareness of

Workshop on lightning

FM University organises workshop on lightning resilience for Odisha

Balasore: Fakir Mohan University should lead a knowledge oriented lightning resilience programme for Odisha, urged Ashwini Kumar Patra, Minister for


Minister takes stock of initiatives across 115 ULBs

Minister Housing and Urban Development Usha Devi had visited State Urban Development Agency recently. During her visit she interacted with

OSCB Cuttack Road Branch gets its own accommodation

Bhubaneswar: A new accommodation of OSCB Cuttack Road Branch in ESSEN City Centre was inaugurated on Sunday by Atanu Sabyasachi

Awareness programme on harmful effects of Parthenium held

Bhubaneswar: A programme to create awareness about the harmful effects of Parthenium hysterophorus, a noxious weed which invades farmlands causing


Review meeting on Transformative Urban Agenda held

The Housing & Urban Development department started its cluster wise performance review meeting for the ULBs with a focus to


NCC Annual Training Camp being held at SOA

Bhubaneswar: As many as 230 cadets belonging to both junior and senior divisions of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) are

SUMA Security Agency

SUMA Security Agency inaugurated

A new security service styled as ‘SUMA Security Agency’ was inaugurated in Bhubaneswar on Monday. The logo of the new

Independence Day

Independence Day celebrated at SOA

Bhubaneswar: The 76th Independence Day was celebrated at Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) on Monday with the Vice-Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) Ashok


‘Shilabrahma’ bhajan album on Baladevjew unveiled

Bhubaneswar: A bhajan album “Shilabrahma” on Lord Baladevjew, the presiding deity of Tulasi Kshetra in Kendrapara, was unveiled by the

Street lights orientation event

Orientation programme on LED street lights in ULBs

Bhubaneswar: A one-day orientation programme of electrical engineers on smart LED street lights in ULBs was held in SUDA conference

Surya Deo

SOA felicitates Surya Deo

Bhubaneswar: Eminent film critic and author Surya Deo, who was chosen for special mention at the 68th National Film Award


State-level orientation programme of MUKTA professionals held

Bhubaneswar: A one-day State level orientation programme for Mukta professionals was inaugurated on Wednesday by Usha Devi, Minister Housing &

Ten ‘Parvas’ of Sarola Mahabharatha released by SOA

Bhubaneswar: Enabling and empowering the masses with their timeless classics, works of saint poets like Sarala Das have enriched different


Odisha’s MUKTA receives global recognition for sustainable urban initiatives

Odisha’s MUKTA (Mukhyamantri Karma Tatpara Abhiyan) has been selected as one of the top five finalists for the 2021-22 WRI

International Day of Yoga

Vaishnaw leads International Yoga Day celebrations at Konark Temple

Union Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnaw led the 8th International Yoga Day at the

Startups participation in Railways

Startup participation crucial for railways

Indian Railways Startups Policy is an important initiative in the field of innovation through participation of startup and other entities


Marathon to mark National Intensive Care Week

Bhubaneswar: On the eve of National Intensive Care Week and to create awareness about the tireless work of critical care


ECoR observes International Level Crossing Awareness Day

East Coast Railway (ECoR) carried out extensive public campaigns to educate road users during the observance of International Level Crossing Awareness Day.

Urban water bodies

Two-day training on mapping of urban water bodies

The Housing and Urban Development Department in collaboration with National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) has organised a two-day training programme on Mapping of Urban Water Bodies.


Environment Day observed at ECoR

Living sustainably in harmony with nature is the only choice for a better environment, said East Coast Railway (ECoR) general

Blood donation camp

Youth Club, Helping Hands Organisation successfully conduct blood donation camp

Cuttack: Youth Club and Helping Hands Organisation successfully held their third blood donation camp here on Sunday. With the support

Solar energy

India needs to switch over to solar energy, says Prof Solanki

Bhubaneswar: Man is responsible for the huge problem of climate change that is impacting the world today, which can only

Prof. Sisir Kanta Behera

Odisha Governor releases three books of SOA professor

Bhubaneswar: Three books authored by Prof. Sisir Kanta Behera, Professor and head of Department of Agricultural Engineering at Siksha ‘O’

Manisha Praharaj

SOA faculty wins ‘Woman of Substance’ crown

Bhubaneswar: Manisha Praharaj, a faculty of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), has won the ‘Woman of Substance’ crown at the International

Justice B Amit Sthalekar

Development needs to be regulated to save environment, says Justice Sthalekar

Bhubaneswar: With the earth’s temperature slated to rise by 1.5 degree Celsius by 2025 amid environmental degradation and increasing pollution,

Mapping of urban water bodies

Two-day training on mapping and developing urban water bodies

Bhubaneswar: A two-day training programme on mapping and developing urban water bodies was organised here on May 12 and 13.

Educational institutions should inculcate moral values in students, says former Odisha Governor

Bhubaneswar: The teaching fraternity has a huge responsibility to mould the young people academically and intellectually while inculcating high moral


CSE department of ITER win SOA Cup

Bhubaneswar: Students of the department of Computer Science Engineering (CSE) of Institute of Technical Education and Research (ITER) became overall

World Lupus Day

Rally held to create awareness about Lupus

Bhubaneswar: Awareness about Lupus, a little-known ailment which mostly afflicts women of child bearing age, is the key to fight


SOA conferred with social leadership award

Bhubaneswar: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) has been conferred with the Social Leadership Award at the Women’s Business Mela organised by


AICTE’s regional conference on universal human values concludes

Bhubaneswar: A three-day regional conference on ‘Universal Human Values’ organised in collaboration with the All India Council for TechnicalEducation (AICTE)

Rupsa Nayak

Odisha’s Rupsa Nayak wins Mrs India crown

Bhubaneswar: Rupsa Nayak of Odisha has won the Mrs India pageant, the grand finale of which was held at Mumbai

Pratap Jena Sulochana Das

H&UD minister, Bhubaneswar mayor visit sewage treatment plant at Basuaghai

Bhubaneswar: The Housing and Urban Development Department Minister Pratap Jena along with Sulochana Das, Mayor of Bhubaneswar visited the Sewage

Sulochana Das

Two-day orientation workshop for newly elected mayors, chairpersons concludes

The two-day orientation workshop for newly-elected Mayors and Chairpersons of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) concluded at Lok Seva Bhavan on

Indian Railways

Indian Railways organise yoga session

In order to encourage the railwaymen to practice yoga for a healthy and disease-free life, Indian Railways organised a yoga


Uruguay’s ambassador to India visits SOA

Uruguay’s ambassador to India Alberto A Guani on Saturday called on SOA’s founder president Prof. (Dr.) Manojranjan Nayak in Bhubaneswar.


‘Transformative strategies needed to revive tourism industry’

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 pandemic having inflicted enormous damage to the global tourism industry, the need of the hour is to

Municipal engineers

Two-day orientation workshop on building plan approval for municipal engineers

Bhubaneswar: A two-day orientation workshop on approval of building plan for municipal engineers started on Thursday. Inaugurating the workshop, G


Conference on role of Ambient Intelligence in healthcare held

Bhubaneswar: Experts in the field of Ambient Intelligence discussed futuristic deployment of technology in the healthcare sector at a two-day

‘The Healing Touch’ receives best short film award

Bhubaneswar: Suma Real Media Ltd (SRML), the media arm of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), will be organising a short film


Tributes paid to Ambedkar at SOA

Bhubaneswar: Glowing tributes were paid in memory of Bharat Ratna BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary at Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan

SUM Ultimate Medicare

Importance of nutritious food emphasised at SUMUM event

Bhubaneswar: Food and fitness go together but street delicacies can push aside the need and importance of nutritious food. In

World Health Day

SOA hosts Special Olympics Bharat event on World Health Day

Bhubaneswar: Hundred of differently-abled children, forced to remain at home for two years because of the Covid-19 pandemic, thronged an

RPF conference

RPF organises conference on women in uniform

Railway Protection Force (RPF), with nine per cent strength of women personnel, the highest among all Central Armed Police Forces

SUM Ultimate Medicare.

Food festival at SUM Ultimate Medicare on April 6

Bhubaneswar: Coping with the demands of a fast paced world has robbed most people of the joy of enjoying nutritious


Foreign students in Odisha launch FISAO

Bhubaneswar: Nearly 150 students belonging to 19 different countries and presently studying in various universities in Odisha, have come together


‘Pakhala Utsav’ kicks off at SOA

Bhubaneswar: The six-day ‘Pakhala Utsav’, a venture to popularise the traditional Odia cuisine among the masses, kicked off at the


Regional seminar on financial markets held

Bhubaneswar: A regional seminar to spread awareness about the financial markets was organised at the Institute of Business and Computer