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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

India vs Australia series

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

Men's hockey World Cup 2023

FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023, live streaming and telecast details: Where and how to watch India matches

FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 will kickstart on January 13, with India scheduled to meet Spain in its opener

CRPF recruitment 2023

CRPF recruitment 2023: Apply online for 1,450 posts

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has started the online application process for 1,450 posts of ASI (Steno) and HC

Shiv Sundar Das

Shiv Sundar Das appointed selector in BCCI’s selection committee

Shiv Sundar Das has been appointed as one of the five selectors in BCCI’s national men’s senior selection committee. Headed

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

Naveen Patnaik

Odisha wins World Habitat Awards 2023 for Jaga Mission

Odisha has won World Habitat Awards 2023 for Jaga Mission, a 5T initiative of the state. According to a government

SOA Cup

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

Utkal University

Golden jubilee of Utkal University’s Physics department celebrated

Bhubaneswar: Utkal University’s Physics department has played a stellar role in global scientific development in the last five decades and

ECoR General Manager

ECoR general manager inspects Cuttack railway station

East Coast Railway (ECoR) general manager Roop Narayan Sunkar on Tuesday inspected the Cuttack Railway Station and took stock of

hockey world cup 2023

FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023: India fixtures, full schedule, venues, teams, groups and match timings

After the opening ceremony on January 11 at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 will kickstart

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,

Prof. (Dr.) Manojranjan Nayak

IIT-Kharagpur felicitates SOA’s founder-president

Bhubaneswar: Four days after its 68th Convocation, the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, conferred its prestigious Distinguished Alumnus Award on

TULIP

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.

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

Utkal University

Utkal University organises inter-college hockey tournament

Bhubaneswar: A two-day men’s and women’s inter-college hockey tournament was held at the Biju Pattnaik multi-purpose stadium on the campus

MUKTA

Focus on creation of basic amenities across 115 ULBs

Bhubaneswar: A review meeting on MUKTA, the state funded flagship scheme of the government was recently held under the chairmanship

ECoR GM

ECoR general manager conducts inspection at Cuttack-Paradeep Railway Section

East Coast Railway (ECoR) General Manager Roop Narayan Sunkar did an inspection of the railway developmental works of Cuttack-Paradeep railway

Angul-Sukinda rail line project

Operations and maintenance pact for Angul-Sukinda rail line project

Operations and Maintenance (O&M) agreement of Angul-Sukinda rail line project has been signed between East Coast Railway and Angul-Sukinda Railway

Utkal University

MoU between Utkal University and AIIMS soon for healthcare research

Bhubaneswar: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) would soon be signed between Utkal University and AIIMS-Bhubaneswar towards research work in healthcare

Ashwini Vaishnaw

Vande Bharat Express for Odisha soon: Vaishnaw

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw during his visit to Odisha on Saturday reviewed the ongoing projects and traffic

SOA researchers

Researchers in two per cent Stanford world ranking felicitated

Bhubaneswar: Researchers of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), who figured in the world ranking of top two per cent scientists drawn

e-scooters

SOA adds more e-scooters on campus

Bhubaneswar: Travelling within the campus or going around the city has become easier for students of SOA Deemed to be

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

Usha Devi

Minister urges ULB representatives to scale up urban initiatives

Bhubaneswar: Housing and Urban Development Minister Usha Devi inaugurated a state-level workshop-cum-orientation for elected representatives of ULBs at Lok Seva

CRPF recruitment 2023

CISF recruitment 2022: Apply online for 787 posts

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has issued a notification for recruitment to the post of Constable/Tradesman in the employment newspaper

Lumpy Skin Disease

Lumpy Skin Disease resurfaces in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD), a Capripox virus disease affecting cattle, buffalo and goat, which was detected in Odisha in

OJS toppers

SOA students who cleared OJS exam, felicitated

Bhubaneswar: Adyasha Mishra, a student of SOA National Institute of Law (SNIL) here, who topped the Odisha Judicial Service (OJS)

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

FIFA World Cup 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022, live streaming and telecast details: where and how to watch in India

FIFA World Cup 2022 starts on November 20 in Qatar, as 32 teams will compete for a place in the

FIFA World Cup 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022 full schedule, kickoff timings in IST

The much-awaited FIFA World Cup 2022 is all set to kickoff on November 20 in Qatar, as 32 teams will

Priyanka Priyadarshini

Priyanka Priyadarshini selected for Women’s T20 Challenger

Odisha’s Priyanka Priyadarshini has been picked to play in the Senior Women’s T20 Challenger, to be played from Nov 20-26

Biplab Samantray

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Biplab, Poddar included in Odisha squad

Biplab Samantray and Govind Poddar have been included in Odisha’s squad in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy. The senior men’s

Roop Narayan Sunkar

ECoR GM reviews redevelopment work at Puri railway station

East Coast Railway (ECoR) general manager Roop Narayan Sunkar inspected Puri Railway Station and reviewed its redevelopment work on Wednesday.

Comviva

SOA signs MoU with Comviva for digital solutions

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

Naveen Patnaik

Odisha approves cyclotron unit at NISER

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved state government funding of Rs 150 crore for the establishment of a state-of-the-art Medical

ECoR

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

‘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

roop narayan sunkar

Roop Narayan Sunkar is new general manager of ECoR

Roop Narayan Sunkar, an officer of Indian Railway Service of Engineering (IRSE) of 1985 batch has joined East Coast Railway

BJB College

BJB College win men’s inter-college basketball tournament

Bhubaneswar: In the men’s inter-college basketball tournament organised by Utkal University on Saturday, BJB autonomous College beat UN Autonomous College

India vs Australia series

Two new players in Odisha squad for Vijay Hazare Trophy

The selectors have picked two new players in the 16-member Odisha squad for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Odisha have included

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

Dr K Madan Gopal

NITI Aayog member urges documentation of successful Covid management by states

Bhubaneswar: The way several states including Odisha battled the Covid-19 pandemic and emerged successful must be documented for generation of

SOA-Taiwan

Taiwan keen to collaborate with Indian universities

Bhubaneswar: Taiwan is keen to collaborate with Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) Deemed to be University for joint degree programme and

SUMUM

Doctors remove huge tumour from newborn’s abdomen in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) have successfully removed a huge tumour from the abdomen of a newborn girl,

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

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

Vigilance Awareness

ECoR organises special Vigilance awareness drive to curb corruption

Vigilance Awareness Week–2022 is being organised from October 31 to November 6 with the theme “Corruption free India for a

Srabani Nanda

Srabani Nanda wins gold at National Open Athletics Championship

Odisha’s Srabani Nanda bagged gold in women’s 100 mtr with a timing of 11.55 sec at the 61st National Open

SUM Ultimate Medicare

SUM surgeons conduct challenging surgery on newborn

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at SUM Ultimate Medicare have successfully conducted surgery to repair Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) in a newborn baby

Ashwini Vaishnaw

Vaishnaw flags off India’s first aluminium freight rake train

Union Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics and Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnaw flagged off India’s first aluminum freight rake at

Wewer

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

Tumour weighing 7.5 kg removed from child’s abdomen

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here have removed a tumour weighing 7.5 kg from the

Bharat Gaurav train

Railways revenue up by 92 per cent in passenger segment

Railways registers growth of 24 per cent in Reserved Passenger Segment and 197 per cent in Unreserved Passenger Segment. The

Bikash Swarup Pati

Bikash Swarup Pati qualifies as BCCI match referee

Bikash Swarup Pati, a former Odisha Ranji Trophy cricketer and current men’s senior selection committee member has successfully qualifiedas a

Madhuri Meheta

Odisha announce 16-member squad for BCCI Senior Women’s T20 Trophy, Meheta to lead

Madhuri Meheta to lead as Odisha announce 16-member squad for the BCCI Senior Women’s T20 Trophy, starting October 11 in

SUM Ultimate Medicare

Lifestyle changes, stress management key to avoid heart attacks

Bhubaneswar: Lifestyle changes and stress management are keys to avoiding cardiac problems in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic which

Special train between Bhubaneswar and Tirupati

Keeping in view the demands and to clear additional rush in regular trains, it has been decided to run a

World Pharmacists’ Day

Importance of pharmacists in healthcare stressed

Bhubaneswar: The importance of pharmacists in the healthcare system was underscored at a programme organised to celebrate World Pharmacists’ Day

MUKTA

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.

Bharat Gaurav train

Indian Railways promotes digital transactions in a big way

To promote Digital India initiative across Indian Railways, digital method of transactions for purchase of food items through catering units

SUM Hospital

Child with critical burn injuries recovers

Bhubaneswar: A four-year-old girl, who suffered 30 per cent burn injuries following an accident and was treated at the Burn

NSS

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

Ashwini Vaishnaw

India to roll out hydrogen-powered train on next Independence Day: Vaishnaw

Bhubaneswar: India will roll out its first hydrogen-powered train, designed, developed and manufactured indigenously on the next Independence Day, Union

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

Ashwini Vaishnaw

Vaishnaw directs construction of foot over bridge at Birapratappur

Acting upon a grievance by villagers of Birapratappur near Chandanpur in Puri, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has directed railway officials

Mazagon Dock recruitment

Mazagon Dock recruitment 2022: Apply online for 1,041 vacancies

The Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) has issued a notification inviting applications for 1,041 vacant posts for Skilled and Semi-Skilled

SBI clerk recruitment

SBI clerk recruitment 2022: Apply online for over 5,000 vacancies

The State Bank of India (SBI) has issued a notification inviting applications for 5,008 vacancies for the post of Clerk

Odisha Athletics Association

AGM of Odisha Athletics Association held

The Annual General Meeting of Odisha Athletics Association was held at the meeting hall of Odisha Olympic Association on Sunday,

World Suicide Prevention Day

80 per cent of suicides preventable, says expert

Bhubaneswar: Around 80 per cent of people dying by suicide send out tell-tale warning signs before taking the extreme step

Low pressure Odisha

Low pressure system to trigger rain in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A low pressure area has formed over West central Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood on Sept 8. The system

City Mission Managers

Performance review meeting of City Mission Managers held

Bhubaneswar: A one-day performance review-cum-orientation meeting of City Mission Managers was held under the auspices of Housing and Urban Development

Usha Devi

‘Housing for all’ initiative for urban poor of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Housing & Urban Development Department (H&UD) has started an initiative “Housing for All Policy” especially for the Economically

Skull base osteomyelitis

Overseas patient successfully treated of rare disease at Bhubaneswar hospital

Bhubaneswar: In a boost to medical tourism in Odisha, a 65-year-old Iraqi national suffering from central skull base osteomyelitis has

CRPF recruitment 2023

FCI recruitment 2022: Apply online for 5043 vacancies

The Food Corporation of India (FCI) will fill more than 5043 vacancies for the post of Assistant Grade 3 (AG-III),

Coding hackathon

Odisha’s biggest coding hackathon begins

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is taking steps to create an environment conducive to the financial growth of the State in

Asia Cup 2022

Asia Cup 2022 full schedule, dates, timings and venues

The Asia Cup 2022 featuring six teams kicks off on August 27, with Sri Lanka and Afghanistan playing the opening

Sanjay Behera

Cuttack to host three matches of Legends League Cricket

Cuttack’s Barabati Stadium will be one of the host venue of the Legends League Cricket. Three T20 matches of the

SOA

SOA signs MOU with ICAR-CIFA to facilitate academics and research

Bhubaneswar: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) Deemed to be University on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with city-based ICAR-Central

ULBs

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

Amit Rohidas

ECoR felicitates hockey star Amit Rohidas

East Coast Railway General Manager Sharad Kumar Srivastava felicitated its Senior Sports Officer and defender of Indian hockey men’s team

Sharad Kumar Srivastava

ECoR observes Sadbhavana Diwas

East Coast Railway observed “Sadbhavana Diwas” at Rail Sadan, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar by organising a pledge ceremony. Staff and officers led