Odisha Consumes Highest Green Leafy Vegetables In Country

Odisha Consumes Highest Green Leafy Vegetables In Country

A nation-wide study carried out by the National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau (NNMB) reports Odisha has the highest consumption of green leafy vegetables (GLV). On an average, while the recommended dietary intake of GLV is 40g/CU/day, the consumption in the country is 24g/CU/day. The study carried out by NNMB to assess urban nutrition shows not only […]

 

Odisha Collector Cycles 80 kmTo Lend Ear To Villagers

Odisha Collector Cycles 80 kmTo Lend Ear To Villagers

Arindam Dakua, collector of Odisha’s Nayagarh district rides his bicycle to the villages – to interact with people at the grassroots and to get first-hand information on the implementation of various government programmes and schemes. On Thursday, people living in far-flung forest and hilly areas were surprised when they found the collector riding a bicycle. […]

 

Bhubaneswar To Have Its Biggest-Ever Shopping Mall ‘Esplanade’

Bhubaneswar To Have Its Biggest-Ever Shopping Mall ‘Esplanade’

Smart city Bhubaneswar has planned to have its biggest-ever shopping mall ‘Esplanade’ at Rasulgarh by March 2018. Kolkata-based Forum Group has firmed up an investment of Rs 500 crore to build the biggest mall of Bhubaneswar. The mall would be spread over 0.9 million sq ft and would have a built-up space of 450,000 sq […]

 

Odisha State Makes Govt Higher Education Free For Disabled Students

Odisha State Makes Govt Higher Education Free For Disabled Students

To encourage differently-abled students to pursue higher education, the Odisha govt has decided to exempt them from paying fees in government and government-aided educational institutions. Additional secretary in the higher education department GVV Sharma has written to all educational institutions to implement the government’s decision immediately, minister of state for higher education Ananta Das said. […]

 

7-Storey Permanent Building For Habishiyalis In Puri, Odisha

7-Storey Permanent Building For Habishiyalis In Puri, Odisha

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik laid the foundation stone for a 7-storey permanent building for the comfortable accommodation of ‘Habishiyalis’ (Hindu women observing month-long religious rituals). The building to come up at Narendra Kono would provide accommodation to nearly 2000 habishyalis. The state government would spend Rs 39 crore for the project. The district administration […]

 

Odisha Tea Seller Runs A School For Poor Slum Students

Odisha Tea Seller Runs A School For Poor Slum Students

For the last 14 years, this Cuttack Tea Seller has been donating half of his income towards the running of a school in a slum which he founded. D Prakash Rao runs a school for 70 underprivileged children for free. Also, he has donated blood two hundred five times. This is not the end. There’s […]

 

12-Yr-Old Boat Boy Baji Rout Is The Youngest Martyr Of India

12-Yr-Old Boat Boy Baji Rout Is The Youngest Martyr Of India

This 12-yr-old boat boy Baji Rout was shot dead by British police when he courageously denied to ferry them across the Brahmani river on the night of 11th October 1938 at Nilakanthapur Ghat, Bhuban, Dhenkanal district. On 10th October, 1938, around 8 PM, when the British police had arbitrarily arrested some individuals of Bhuban village […]

 

Odisha Boy Awarded By Modi For Painting On Swachh Bharat

Odisha Boy Awarded By Modi For Painting On Swachh Bharat

Odisha boy Roshan Kumar Rana was presented an award by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the winner at a painting competition held under ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ movement on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti in New Delhi.   Roshan, a class V student of Bhangawari Upper Primary School under Sadar block in Kalahandi district, secured first […]

 

Govt Employees To Face Salary Cut If They Ignore Elderly Parents

Govt Employees To Face Salary Cut If They Ignore Elderly Parents

The Assam govt has proposed a new legislation to deduct the salary of govt employees who failed to take care of their elderly parents. The deducted portion of their pay will then be given to the parents by the State. It could bring cheer to many neglected elderly and perhaps become a trendsetter social reform. […]

 

Bigg Boss 11 Gets An Entry From Odisha – Sabyasachi Satpathy

Bigg Boss 11 Gets An Entry From Odisha – Sabyasachi Satpathy

Sabyasachi Satpathy, a popular TV presenter from Odisha, got opportunity to participate in reality show Bigg Boss for the season 11. Bigg Boss gets off to a colourful start with Salman Khan introducing 18 contestants on the show. Four of them were introduced as ‘Padosi’. And, the Designer-cum-TV personality, Sabyasachi Satpathy (Shagoon) from Odisha was […]