Sunday , September 26 2021

Odisha CM launches Sujal Mission

Sujal Mission

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched the Sujal Mission to ensure quality tapped drinking water for more than 1.5 Million people in urban areas. The program was organised virtually with the Chief Minister inaugurating from Naveen Niwas and officials present at 2 places in Bhubaneswar and Puri. People from …

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Depression may trigger cyclonic storm in Arabian Sea

Bhubaneswar: The deep depression over the west-central Bay of Bengal has moved in a west-northwestward direction and lay centred about 250 km south-east of Visakhapatnam on Monday morning, according to the Centre for Environment and Climate (CEC), SOA Deemed to be University here. The system may remain stationary along the …

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CM appreciates doctors working at SUM Covid Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday called two doctors working at the SUM Covid Hospital here to express his appreciation for their hardwork. Patnaik called Dr. Iswar Behera and Dr. Pradipta Sekhar Patra and congratulated them and the entire team in the hospital for their dedicated service to …

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BJD declares candidates for Odisha by-polls

BJD candidate Swarup Das

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Monday declared its party candidates for the by-elections to Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly seats in Odisha. Bijaya Shankar Das will contest from Tirtol Assembly constituency, while Swarup Kumar Das has been fielded for Balasore Sadar seat. While Bijaya is son of deceased BJD …

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Advika programme for adolescent girls in Odisha

Advika programme

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Sunday launched Advika programme for the adolescent girls of the state. The Department of Women and Child Development and Mission Shakti launched the programme on the occasion of the International Day of Girl Child 2020. The programme was launched online by Tukuni Sahu, Minister Women …

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Eight beaches including Puri beach get Blue Flag tag

Blue flag for Puri beach

Puri: The Golden beach in Puri has been accorded the prestigious ‘Blue Flag’ certification by Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), Denmark. Puri beach is one of the eight beaches in the country that has been accorded the coveted Blue Flag tag. The Centre under its ambitious Beach Environment and Aesthetic …

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Odisha likely to receive rainfall

Odisha weather

Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha are likely to experience heavy rainfall as the well-marked low pressure area over east central and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal concentrated into a depression, said the IMD on Sunday. The system is very likely to intensify further into a deep depression during the next …

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Odisha’s COVID-19 tally breached 2.5 lakh- mark

Corona in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  Odisha’s COVID-19 tally breached 2.5 lakh- mark with 2546 more confirmed cases detected in the state in last 24 hours, informed the health department on Sunday. The tally now stands at 2,52,239. The COVID-19 toll further increased to 1,022 in Odisha after 16 more Corona patients succumbed to the …

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Odisha’s Covid-19 death toll cross 1000 mark

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 death toll breached 1000-mark in Odisha after 15 more Corona patients succumbed to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours, informed the health department on Saturday. With fresh COVID-19 deaths, the number of fatalities reached 1,006 in the State. “Regret to inform of the demise of …

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Odisha govt directs to reduce AT&C loss

Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy directed the OPTCL, GRIDCO and Distribution Companies (DISCOMs) to make the power sector self sustaining through aggressive system reform and reduction in aggregate technical & commercial (AT&C) loss. Tripathy gave this direction while reviewing the Covid-19 impact and current challenges in the power sector of …

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