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Kalahandi Cup

Kalahandi Cup: Super League fixtures

The Super League matches of Kalahandi Cup will start from May 24 till June 4, with all the matches scheduled

ULB workshop

Workshop on transformative urban initiatives for ULB representatives

Bhubaneswar: A one-day induction workshop for elected representatives of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) on transformative urban Odisha was held here

utkal university

Utkal University signs MoU with Capital Hospital

Bhubaneswar: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Department of Psychology, Utkal University and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and

schizophernia

Awareness needed around schizophrenia: Experts

Bhubaneswar: Experts in psychiatry have underlined the need to educate the people about schizophrenia, a mental illness that affects around

kalahandi cup

Kalahandi Cup: Jamala shines in Rest of Odisha-D win

Cuttack: In a low scoring game of Kalahandi Cup, Rest of Odisha-D beat Rest of Odisha-B by five wickets at

mo bus

Mo Bus service to be extended in three more districts

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday approved extension of Mo Bus service to the districts of Sambalpur, Jharsuguda and

CMC

CMC signs MoU with CIPET to create job opportunities

Cuttack: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) and Central Institute of Plastic Engineering Technology

Ashirwad Swain

Odisha’s Shreyansh, Aashirbad picked for Inter NCA tournament

Cuttack: Two U-19 players of Odisha Cricket Association have been picked for the Inter NCA tournament, to be held at

SOA

‘Excellence in Education’ award for SOA

Bhubaneswar: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) Deemed to be University has been conferred with the ‘Excellence in Education’ award at the

First annual conference of TODACON-2023 held in Hyderabad

Hyderabad/Bhubaneswar: The first annual conference of TODACON-2023 was organised by the Telangana Odisha Doctors Association at AIG Hospital in Hyderabad,

Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Express

Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Express extended to Puri

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Railways has extended the service of Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Express up to Puri starting May 15. 12892 Puri-Bangiriposi

utkal university

Seminar on India’s G20 presidency held at Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: The G-20 presidency gives India a chance to shape the agenda for global cooperation as the world emerges from

ECoRWWO

ECoRWWO organises children’s summer camp

East Coast Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation (ECoRWWO) organised a summer camp for children of railway employees at Rail Vihar. Divya

MNI for agricultural produce to be implemented in Odisha

Bengaluru/Bhubaneswar: The first meeting of the expert committee to promote seamless inter-mandi and inter-state trade of agricultural produce through implementation

OCA spinners camp

First phase of spinners’ talent hunt camp ends

The first phase of OCA’s talent hunt camp for spinners ended at the Railway Stadium in Bhadrak on Saturday. The

solid waste management

Solid waste management in ULBs: Wall painting for active community participation

Bhubaneswar: Solid Waste Management (SWM) is one of the most important activities of an ULB, considering this the principal secretary

industrial workshop

Industrial interactive workshop held at SOA

Bhubaneswar: The need for preparing graduates in the field of science and technology by inculcating various skills required by the

bapi hansda

Odisha’s Hansda wins silver at Asian Youth Athletics Championship

Odisha’s Bapi Hansda bagged a silver medal in 400m hurdles event at the 5th Asian Youth Athletics Championship at Tashkent,

DAV Pokhariput

DAV Pokhariput celebrates 32nd Foundation Day

Bhubaneswar: DAV Public School Pokhariput celebrated its 32nd Foundation Day, here on Monday. In his address, the chief speaker on

soa startups

SOA students showcase startup ideas at G20 exhibition

Bhubaneswar: Four startups developed by students of the Institute of Technical Education and Research (ITER), faculty of engineering of Siksha

udyam

Mass cleaning drive at Balisahi resettlement area

Cuttack: A mass cleaning drive was undertaken at Balisahi resettlement area here this week as part of ‘Udyam’, an endeavour

odia baptist church

CMC inspects pond of Odia Baptist Church for rejuvenation

Cuttack: As part of rejuvenation of water bodies initiative, Cuttack mayor Subhash Singh visited the Odia Baptist Church and inspected

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USAID delegation visits SeTP at Cuttack

Cuttack: A delegation of United States Agency for International Development (USAID), led by mission director Veena Reddy, a senior foreign

CAPF Exam 2023

UPSC CAPF Exam 2023: Last date to apply, eligibility, total vacancy

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published the notification for Central Armed Police Forces (Asst. Commandant) Examination 2023. A

Odisha heatwave

Day temperature in Odisha unlikely to rise till May 5

Bhubaneswar: There is less likelihood of the day temperature rising in Odisha till May 5 due to incursion of moisture

ECoR review meeting

ECoR’s infra performance reviewed

Railway Board member (Infrastructure) Roop Narayan Sunkar on Monday reviewed the infrastructural performance of East Coast Railway (ECoR). To improve

csr awards

Top university recognition for SOA

Bhubaneswar: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) has been honoured with the ‘Top University of India’ and ‘Excellence in Education’ awards for

Mohammed Siraj

Siraj’s bowling shows intent and confidence: Kohli

In Josh Hazlewood’s absence, Mohammed Siraj has done incredibly well to lead Royal Challengers Bangalore’s attack “He is bowling as

Rahane

Rahane: My best is yet to come

Ajinkya Rahane has upped his T20 game in this edition of the IPL as he slammed a blazing 29-ball 71

KL Rahul

Don’t know how it happened: Rahul after LSG’s stunning defeat

A run-chase of 136 runs which Lucknow Super Giants had it in their pockets until something happened and they lost

mock g20

Mock G20 ahead of education working group meeting

Bhubaneswar: As a precursor to the third meeting of the G20 education working group to be held here on April

MS Dhoni

Last phase of my career, important to enjoy IPL: Dhoni

After leading Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in an IPL match on Friday, MS Dhoni

MA Chidambaram

IPL 2023: Chennai and Ahmedabad to host Playoffs and final

Chennai and Ahmedabad will be the two venues for the Playoffs and final of IPL 2023, which was announced on

Virat Kohli

Kohli says points table can’t define a team

Royal Challengers Bangalore seem to have found their mojo and with the win against Punjab Kings they have moved to

skill odisha conclave 2023

Skill Odisha Conclave kicks off, SOA presents four ideas

Bhubaneswar: An innovative startup idea focusing on mitigating the risk of accidental electrical fires developed by students of the Institute

Ashutosh Chhuria

Chhuria selected for NCA camp in Puducherry

Odisha’s right-arm fast bowler Ashutosh Chhuria has been selected to be part of U-23 National Cricket Academy High Performance camp,

MUKTA

Govt directs ULBs to have five basic needs by Dec 2023

Bhubaneswar: A one-day state-level orientation of MUKTA coordinators and community organisers (COs) was held at Lok seva Bhawan here recently.

V Venkatram

Venkatram appointed technical director of Odisha Cricket Academy

V Venkatram was appointed as the technical director of Odisha Cricket Academy on Tuesday. A BCCI Level 3 coach has

Darshana Jardosh

Puri station redevelopment work to be over in 36 months, says union minister

The Minister of State for Railways & Textile Darshana Jardosh inspected Puri Railway Station and reviewed its redevelopment work with

Nitish Rana

IPL 2023: Nitish Rana, Hrithik Shokeen fined for on-field verbal exchange

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Nitish Rana and Mumbai Indians’ player Hrithik Shokeen have been fined 25% and 10% of the

indian democracy hailed

Foreign delegates say countries should face future together

Bhubaneswar: Delegates from eight countries, currently on an exposure trip to India to learn more about parliamentary governance system, on

arjun tendulkar

Sachin and Arjun Tendulkar become first father-son duo to play in IPL

Like father, like son – a saying which on Sunday became apt when Arjun Tendulkar made his IPL debut in

venkatesh iyer

Venkatesh Iyer ends KKR’s 15-year wait for individual century

The day was April 18, 2008, maiden match of Indian Premier League and Kolkata Knight Riders’ Brendon McCullum slammed an

Virat Kohli

I back myself to hit good balls off good bowlers: Kohli

Virat Kohli’s red-hot form continued as he slammed his third fifty of IPL 2023 and helped Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

planet purpose award

Odisha wins Global Planet Purpose Award

Bhubaneswar: Odisha was awarded Global Planet Purpose Award for Drive for Results at the Planet Explore 2023-Transparency to Action Conference

Virat Kohli

RCB team-mates Kohli and Hasaranga battle it out in the nets

The good news for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is that Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga has linked up with the IPL

Harry Brook

Slagged by Indian fans few days ago, I’ve shut them up: Brook

Coming into the IPL, Harry Brook had the halo of great talent around him but with poor returns from three

KKR

IPL 2023: Not a 230 wicket, Rana slams KKR bowling

Chasing a 229 target, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) did really well to take the run-chase deep and losing just by

ponting son with kohli

IPL 2023: Aussie great’s son star-struck by Virat Kohli, watch

The matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) are fought fiercely but off the field there is also great camaraderie

ULBs cluster meet

Cluster review meeting of ULBs of five districts held

Berhampur: Housing & Urban Development department organised a cluster review meeting of ULBs of Ganjam, Rayagada, Boudh, Gajapati and Kandhamal

SUMUM

National workshop on mechanical ventilation held

Bhubaneswar: A two-day workshop on mechanical ventilation held at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) held here recently was attended by 73

Balancing smart tech with human element is the key: Prof Srivastava

Bhubaneswar: The evolution of smart technology has been revolutionising life, but its long term impact has to be assessed, Prof

IWA announces advisory board and task force for sanitation

Bhubaneswar: The International Water Association (IWA) has announced the establishment of an advisory board and task force for its Inclusive

disaster management

Training programme on disaster management in urban Odisha held

Bhubaneswar: In order to promote increased community preparedness and to create a cadre of skilled manpower for disaster and pandemic

pk nanda

PK Nanda appointed new vice-chancellor of SOA

Bhubaneswar: Eminent researcher Prof. Pradipta Kumar Nanda has taken over as vice-chancellor of the Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) Deemed to

bhadrak memu flagoff

Rs 303 crore for development of Cuttack rly station: Vaishnaw

Cuttack: A budget of Rs 303 crore has been sanctioned for the redevelopment work of Cuttack railway station, Union Minister

sum hospital

Surgeons pull off complex surgery on a cancer patient

Bhubaneswar: A young team of surgeons at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here have successfully performed a

ecor freight

ECoR achieves new milestone in freight loading

East Coast Railway (ECoR) has set a new milestone in freight loading during 2022-23 financial year by loading 232.32 million

IPL playoffs

IPL schedule: Match dates, timings and venues of Indian Premier League 2023

The 16th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the world’s most popular and lucrative cricket league, will start on

railway scrap

ECoR achieves scrap disposal target before end of fiscal

Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway (ECoR) has surpassed its Scrap Disposal Target set by the Railway Board before end of the

startup conclave soa

Startup manufacturing donkey milk soap takes spotlight

Bhubaneswar: Realising the potential of donkey milk, a UP-based startup ‘Organiko’ has been manufacturing and marketing skin care products made

utkal university

National workshop on ‘Geospatial Data Analysis for Natural Resource Management’ held at Utkal varsity

Bhubaneswar: A two-day national workshop on “National Works on Geospatial Data Analysis for Natural Resource Management” was held in the

ECoR GM reviews progress of station redevelopment work

East Coast Railway general manager Manoj Sharma reviewed the progress of redevelopment of railway stations under ECoR jurisdiction with the

world kidney day

Awareness needed around kidney related ailments, says expert

Bhubaneswar: Eighty persons out of every one lakh population suffer from kidney related ailments while the number of such patients

fsm conference

Odisha delegation makes a mark at international conference in Ivory Coast

Bhubaneswar: A delegation from Odisha comprising of five senior officials from the Housing & Urban Development department, Govt. of Odisha

ECoR Women's Day

ECoR felicitates the inspiring women of Indian Railways

International Women’s Day 2023 was celebrated by East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Tuesday in association with East Coast Railway Women’s

angul-sukinda rail line

Angul-Sukinda new rail line cleared for goods traffic

The 92.825 km-long broad gauge single electrified railway line section between Budhapankh station in Angul district and Baghuapala station near

Double line between Sagadapata and Tangiriapal opened for train movement

The 17.799 km long double line between Sagadapata & Tangiriapal of Jaroli-Jakhapura super critical doubling project has been opened for

seminar for non-teaching staff

Seminar on skill development for non-teaching staff held at Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: A seminar on skill development for non-teaching staff, working in different public universities of the state, was held at

women empowerment seminar

International seminar on women empowerment concludes

Bhubaneswar: The School of Women’s Studies and Department of History, Utkal University in collaboration with The Asiatic Society for Social

cv raman award ceremony

CV Raman Award ceremony held at Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: The 2nd CV Raman Award ceremony by the CV Raman Foundation was held on Utkal University campus, on the

Jaga Mission

Jaga Mission orientation for trainee IAS officers

Bhubaneswar: In order to have a better understanding of the Jaga Mission programme, 16 IAS officers from Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab,

Kerala’s elected ULB representatives on exposure trip to Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A group of 21 elected representatives and functionaries from Kozhikode and Palakkad Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) of Kerala were

H&UD department signs MoU with Urban Management Centre

Bhubaneswar: Housing & Urban Development department signed an MoU with Urban Management Centre (UMC) to provide technical support for capacity

Pediatric cancer

Pediatric cancer can be cured if diagnosed early, says expert

Bhubaneswar: Most childhood cancers can be cured if diagnosed early and treated appropriately, Prof. (Dr.) Saroj Panda, in-charge of PediatricHematology

Public toilet odisha

Odisha waives user fee for public and community toilets

Bhubaneswar: Good news for the cities of Odisha as the state government has waived off the user fee for using

Manoj Sharma

ECoR general manager inspects Jarapada-Jharsuguda Road railway section

Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway (ECoR) general manager Manoj Sharma inspected Jarapada-Jharsuguda Road Railway Section between Angul and Jharsuguda along with

ECoR

ECoR fills up 16,405 vacant posts in last eight years

East Coast Railway (ECoR) has filled up 16,405 vacant posts in last eight years through recruitment drives by Railway Recruitment

multiple myeloma

52-year-old multiple myeloma patient undergoes successful SCT procedure

Bhubaneswar: Doctors at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here have successfully treated a 52-year-old woman suffering from

ECoR freight

East Coast Railway sets record in freight loading

East Coast Railway (ECoR) has set a new record during 2022-23 financial year by loading 200.43 million tonne of freight

Women's T20 World Cup

Women’s T20 World Cup: Full schedule and timings

After finishing tantalisingly second in the final against Australia in the 2020 T20 World Cup, India Women would look to

Ashutosh Chhuria

CK Nayudu Trophy: Chhuria takes seven as Odisha beat Meghalaya

Odisha beat Meghalaya by eight wickets on day three of the U-25 Col CK Nayudu Trophy at Gandhi Stadium. Opting

Madhuri Meheta

WPL auction: Seven players from Odisha shortlisted

Madhuri Meheta and six other Odisha players have been shortlisted for the Women’s Premier League (WPL), scheduled to be held

Chestcon Odisha

Emerging lung ailments shifting focus from TB, says expert

Bhubaneswar: Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD), an umbrella term used for a plethora of diseases that cause scarring or fibrosis of

Arun Lal cancer

My surgery was touch-and-go: Arun Lal shares his experience in fight against cancer

Bhubaneswar: While battling odds in life, a positive mindset is the greatest asset of a person which can turn things

ECoR GM

ECoR general manager inspects Bhubaneswar, Puri railway stations

East Coast Railway (ECoR) general manager Manoj Sharma, on Saturday inspected Bhubaneswar and Puri railway station and train coach maintenance

DRS

India vs Australia series: Full schedule, dates and match timings

One of the most competitive rivalry in cricket over the last few years, will commence on February 9, with India

MUKTA scheme bags WRI Ross Centre Prize for Cities

Bhubaneswar: In a global recognition for “MUKTA” – the urban wage employment scheme under the 5T initiative, the Housing &

manoj sharma

ECoR general manager inspects Cuttack-Paradeep and Paradeep-Haridaspur railway section

East Coast Railway (ECoR) general manager Manoj Sharma along with other senior officials inspected the railway developmental works in Cuttack-Paradeep

robotic knee surgery

First robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery conducted in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery, which ensures greater precision and better result and is seen as the future of joint

Drink from Tap Mission

Nobel laureate lauds Odisha’s Drink from Tap Mission

Bhubaneswar: Nobel laureate in Economics Prof. Michael Kremer visited Puri and Bhubaneswar last week to understand the impact of Government

Manoj Sharma

Manoj Sharma appointed general manager of ECoR

Manoj Sharma, an officer of Indian Railway Service of Engineering (IRSE) of 1985 batch has joined East Coast Railway as

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,

Udhayanidhi Stalin

Udhayanidhi Stalin visits slums in Bhubaneswar

Tamil Nadu’s Minister for Sports and Youth Welfare Udhayanidhi Stalin, visited the slum areas in Bhubaneswar on Friday to see

Sushree Dibyadarshini

Senior Women One-Day Trophy: Kerala beat Odisha by 28 runs

After making a winning start, Odisha lost to Kerala by 28 runs in the Senior Women One-day Trophy, being played

Roop Narayan Sunkar

ECoR GM carries out inspection of Talcher-Sunakhani rail section

East Coast Railway (ECoR) general manager Roop Narayan Sunkar inspected the ongoing construction work of 16.31 km long Sunakhani-Parbil railway

RPF constable of Bhubaneswar station to receive Railway Minister’s Jeewan Raksha Padak

Subrat Kumar Maharana, RPF constable of Bhubaneswar Railway Station of East Coast Railway has been nominated to receive the Railway

SUM Hospital

Doctors turn around newborn with congenital heart defect

Bhubaneswar: A month-old baby boy, critically ill because of a congenital heart defect, has been turned around by a team

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

ECoR

Hockey World Cup: Two special trains between Bhubaneswar and Rourkela

East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run two special trains between Bhubaneswar and Rourkela – two cities that would