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Woman hurt in stove blast at Puri

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Puri/Bhubaneswar, 25/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A woman suffered serious burn injuries after a stove blast at her house in Jena Sahi under Sadar police limits in Puri on Friday. She was identified as Sabita Sethi. Sabita was cooking when the stove exploded and her clothes caught fire. She suffered over 80 per cent burns and ... Read More »

Odisha Government makes helmet mandatory for pillion riders

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Bhubaneswar, 24/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : In a move to improve the safety of two-wheeler riders, Odisha Government on Thursday made it mandatory for both riders and pillion to wear a helmet in the State. Announcing the new regulation through videoconferencing at State Secretariat here, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said, “It has also been decided that the police ... Read More »

‘Media can play vital role in highlighting issues related to child marriage’

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Bhubaneswar, 24/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Media can play a vital role in highlighting the issues related to child marriage and create public discourse on the intensity of the issues. Filed investigation is very vital in this context. Also the view of children can be included while sharing any stories related child marriage, said Communication Specialist, ... Read More »

OPTCL to set up 57 new GRIDS by 2022: CM


Bhubaneswar, 24/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL) has proposed for expansion of GRID network in the State with 57 new GRIDS by 2022 in order to ensure uninterrupted quality power supply to the people, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday. Handing over appointment letters to as many as 150 new ... Read More »

Odisha Tourism gearing up for Odisha Travel Bazaar 2017

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Bhubaneswar, 24/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )- The Department of Tourism, Government of Odisha in association with Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organising the Odisha Travel Bazaar (OTB) from 15th – 17th October 2017 at Bhubaneswar. The venue of the event is Hotel Mayfair Hotels & Resorts. The basic objective of Odisha Tourism is to create ... Read More »

MDIS Launches New Skills-Based Programmes and Nursing School

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Emphasis on applied learning opportunities addresses future industry needs  and manpower requirements  Bhubaneswar, 24/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar ) – Among the Indian students who wish to pursue higher education abroad, Singapore has always been the preferred destination, and Singapore’s MDIS has been topping the list among the most reputed educational institutions. The institute has plethora of courses to offer in ... Read More »

Four dead, two injured as car hits roadside tree


Bhubaneswar / Sambalpur, 34/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Four persons, including two women and a child, died after a car carrying them dashed against a roadside tree at Batemura under Dhama police limits in Sambalpur district on Thursday. Police identified the deceased as Tapaswini Kisan, Binapani Kisan, Gyanada Kisan and Sanjay Matangi. All of them were ... Read More »

Youth shot dead in Ganjam


Ganjam/ Bhubaneswar  23/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A youth was shot dead at Humuki village under Aska police limits in Ganjam district on Wednesday. Sushant Jena, was taken to a nearby hospital with gunshot injuries on his chest. But the doctors declared him dead. According to villagers, a group of unidentified miscreants hurled bombs, fired at ... Read More »

Three new planetariums to be set up in state soon: CM

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Bhubaneswar, 23/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : To promote scientific tamper among children, the state government has decided to set up three new planetariums at Gopalpur, Rayagada and Baripada and five science centres at Jharsuguda, Keonjhar, Jeypore, Gopalpur and Khandapada soon, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Gracing the felicitation ceremony of scientists at Odisha Bigyan Academy here ... Read More »

Farmers gherao sub-collector’s office over demands

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Balasore/ Bhubaneswar , 23/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Hundreds of farmers from different parts of the State staged a large demonstration under the banner of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) before Balasore sub-collector’s office to press for their demands including enhancement of minimum support price of paddy to Rs 5, 000 per quintal. “The state government ... Read More »

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