Odisha’s Purnima Hembram Won The Gold Medal In The Pentathlon Event

Odisha’s Purnima Hembram Won The Gold Medal In The Pentathlon Event

Odisha’s Purnima Hembram won the gold medal in the pentathlon event at the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on Monday. Hembram scored a total of 4062 points to finish at the top with Thailand’s Winatho Wrtaf Wassana (3915 points) and Sunisa Khotseemueang (3093 points) finishing 2nd and 3rd, respectively. Purnima […]

 

Hockey Player Dipsan Tirkey To Get Ekalabya Puraskar 2017

Hockey Player Dipsan Tirkey To Get Ekalabya Puraskar 2017

The Ekalabya Puraskar 2017, would be given to Hockey player Dipsan Tirkey. The State’s prestigious sports award would celebrate its 25th year. The annual award comprising a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh and a citation would be presented to the talented player at the Ekalabya Award function. The Ekalabya award was started in 1993. […]

 

Odisha Government Increases Salary Of MLAs To Rs 1 Lakh

Odisha Government Increases Salary Of MLAs To Rs 1 Lakh

The Odisha government increased the salary and allowances of the chief minister, speaker, deputy speaker, ministers, legislators and as well as the pension for former lawmakers. Under the new provisions, the chief minister will now be entitled to a salary of Rs 98,000, which was earlier Rs 59,000. The Leader of Opposition was receiving a […]

 

Odisha Has More Than 1Crore Illiterates Out Of A Total Population

Odisha Has More Than 1Crore Illiterates Out Of A Total Population

Odisha has more than one crore illiterates. School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra informed this in the Assembly in a written reply to a question from Dilip Ray (BJP). Minister said, the number of illiterates in Odisha is 1,01,99,532 out of a total population of 4,19,74,218. Out of the illiterates, 32,72,434 are males […]

 

Odisha Man Sells His 11-Month-Old Son For Rs 25000

Odisha Man Sells His 11-Month-Old Son For Rs 25000

A man hailing from Odisha’s Bhadrak district allegedly sold off his 11-month-old son for a mere Rs 25,000. On Tuesday, father Balaram Mukhi was arrested. According to the police, Balaram Mukhi sold his son for Rs 25,000, and out of that sum, he spent Rs 2,000 on a mobile phone, Rs 1,500 on a silver […]

 

Barnali Hota Has Come Up With A Cover Song on ‘Tere Bina Zindagi Se’

Barnali Hota Has Come Up With A Cover Song on ‘Tere Bina Zindagi Se’

Young Odia singing sensation Barnali Hota has come up with a cover song of one of the gems of Indian cinema ‘Tere Bina Zindagi Se’. Originally sung by the nightingale Lata Mangeshkar, the heart touching song has created a strong fan following over decades. “I am a big fan of Lataji and this song is […]

 

Odisha Girl Annie Princee Nag In Miss India Elegant 2017 Finale

Odisha Girl Annie Princee Nag In Miss India Elegant 2017 Finale

Annie Princee Nag, beauty from Odisha’s Koraput district has stormed into the finale of Miss India Elegant-2017. Everyone dreams but a few strive like Annie whose faith, confidence and dedication has once again helped her to storm into the finale of another beauty pageant. Annie will be running for the crown, along with 21 other […]

 

Yoga University Will Come Up In Odisha Within Two Years

Yoga University Will Come Up In Odisha Within Two Years

A Yoga University will be set up in Odisha in two years time, said Yoga guru and Patanjali Group founder Baba Ramdev in Bhubaneswar. Patanjali Yogpeeth was contemplating setting up a Acharyakulam (a school based on vedic-cum-modern education). Talking to media persons, Baba Ramdev also said that Patanjali group will request the Naveen Government to […]

 

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Launched Rooftop Solar Programme

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Launched Rooftop Solar Programme

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched Roof Top Solar Programme for individual consumers that assures 30% subsidy on installation of rooftop solar system. Launching the web portal www.rtodisha.gov.in on Grid connected Roof Top Solar Programme, the CM said, “Odisha is one of the first few States to prepare its Climate Change Action Plan. […]

 

Odisha Government Decided To Go Cashless Land Registration Process

Odisha Government Decided To Go Cashless Land Registration Process

Odisha government has decided to go cashless land registration process from September 1.   Demand draft and cheques will be accepted in case of any inconvenience regarding it. Revenue and disaster management minister Maheswar Mohanty said. Mohanty said this will help reduce human intervention that breeds corruption. The new system will prevent unlawful disposal of […]

 
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