Bhubaneswar Police partners with HDFC Bank to launch integrated e-challan devices

PRIYABRAT BISWAL BHUBANESWAR, DEC 10 Bhubaneswar Police in association with HDFC Bank today rolled out integrated e-challan devices. The initiative will allow the traffic police to collect fines for violation of road traffic rules and regulations in the city digitally, with the help of any credit or debit card. The handheld device is a Point-of-Sale […]

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NBHC pest management division rebranded as ‘Pestinct Pro Solutions’

MUMBAI, DEC 9, 2018 National Bulk Handling Corporation (NBHC), India’s leading provider of integrated commodity and collateral management services of agri-commodities, has rebranded its Pest Management Division as ‘Pestinct Pro Solutions’, formerly known as Commguard. As one of the key service providers in pest management industry, the original platform has enabled the company to become […]

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Shreya Ghoshal enthralls music lovers at .FEST

BHUBANESWAR, DEC 8 On Day 8 of .FEST (Bhubaneswar City Festival), music lovers were mesmerized by Shreya Ghoshal, the songstress known for her soulful playback singing, as she gave an amazing performance for audiences at the festival. The evening commenced with a brilliant performance by singing sensation from Odisha, Sonam Dash. Today, .FEST drew in […]

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58 Primary Schools in Cuttack district closed for shortage of students

Cuttack, Dec 8 As many as 58 government-run Odia medium primary schools have been shut down during the last three academic sessions due to low student strength in Cuttack district. While six schools followed by two in Mahanga and one each in Cuttack city, Damapada, Kantapada, and Niali Blocks were closed during 2014-15 session, 34 […]

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Odisha Govt expanding power infra to meet demand

Bhubaneswar, Dec 8 In a bid to meet the steady rise in power demand in State, the Odisha Government is rapidly expanding electricity infrastructure in the state. According to the Latest Projection for 2019 by the State Government in Department of Energy, the consumer strength will rise to 72 lakh by March 31, 2018 while […]

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TDP to contest Lok Sabha, Assembly polls in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Dec 8 The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has decided to contest the Lok Sabha and the Odisha Assembly elections in the BJD-ruled state next year. TDP’s Odisha in-charge Rajesh Putra told reporters in Koraput that the TDP will field candidates in 52 Assembly constituencies and […]

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Dharmendra seeks Odisha Govt help to implement Chandikhole SPR

Bhubaneswar, Dec 8 Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan Friday sought cooperation of the Odisha government for implementation of the Rs 6,500 crore Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) project at Chandikhole in Jajpur district. The Union Cabinet in June this year approved establishment 4 MMT SPR facility at Chandikhol. “I request cooperation and support of the Government […]

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Centre orders probe into shelter home sexual abuse

Bhubaneswar, Dec 8 Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today ordered a probe into the sexual abuse of minor girls in a shelter home in Dhenkanal district. She criticized the Odisha government for gross inaction in taking prompt and exemplary action in issue. She directed the Union Women and Child Development Secretary to […]

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Dharmendra seeks Rajnath’s help to punish shelter home culprits

BHUBANESWAR, DEC 8 Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Saturday sought the Home Ministry’s intervention in punishing the people behind the sexual exploitation of minor girls at a shelter home in Dhenkanal district. An NGO-run shelter home was sealed on Sunday in Dhenkanal district and two people, including its Managing Director, were arrested following allegations that […]

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Coal shortage affecting captive power plants in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 Coal-based industries in Odisha are facing acute shortage of the fossil fuel which is affecting operations of several captive power plants in the state, industrialists said here on Friday. Speaking at a deliberation organised by the Utkal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UCCI) here, they said that unless the issue is addressed […]

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