Hemant Kumar Rout

Deteriorating soil nutrients likely to affect crop yield in Odisha

 Once known for its fertile land, the quality of soil in Odisha is deteriorating leading to fears of drop in crop yield.

15 Oct 2019

Risk of diabetes rising among children in Odisha

The State is second and fourth from bottom in consumption of milk or curd and fruits, respectively.

10 Oct 2019

IT sector to change focus from services to products

Speaking to The Express, Rai said the country cannot move with only IT services. It has to shift from IT services to software product

30 Sep 2019

Women outnumber men in MPhil, PG courses

Even as enrolment in higher education declined in Odisha, women students outnumbered their male counterparts in opting for MPhil and PG courses in the State.

24 Sep 2019

Odisha Literary Festival: India suffering as governments fail to deliver, says author Mark Tully

In a conversation with senior journalist Kaveree Bamzai at the 8th Odisha Literary Festival, Mark Tully said, one of the fundamental problems in India was the inefficient and corrupt governments.

23 Sep 2019

Chandrayaan-2 is 98% successful; Gaganyaan next priority, another moon mission by 2020: ISRO chief

K Sivan said that while they were trying to establish contact with 'Vikram', the orbiter's life had increased to 7.5 years due to the optimal mission operation though its designed life was one year.

22 Sep 2019

First indigenous missile Astra clears maiden user trial

Though user trial of a missile is conducted after its induction in the armed forces, there was no word from the Ministry whether Astra has been inducted in the Indian Air Force.

18 Sep 2019

Campaign to monitor Odisha's Anganwadi centres helps achieve nutrition goals

Around 2,000 members have been trained under the campaign in Angul, but it is not enough as the model should be replicated in other districts.

09 Sep 2019

18 hours: Odisha cops most overworked

One in two police personnel in the State works overtime regularly and eight out of ten do not get paid for the same

30 Aug 2019

Malaria measures bite dust as cases rise 3-fold in State

Odisha may be a leader in reducing malaria cases in India since 2016, but three-fold rise in malaria positive cases in the last one month has kept the health officials on tenterhooks.

26 Aug 2019

Wrongful expenditure of Odisha hospitals user fee exposed

Unauthorised expenditure of `67.78 lakh in six hospitals detected during audit; fund should be used for upgrading medicare facilities for patients

25 Aug 2019

One-stop solution for all public services in Odisha

People can avail services online or through CSCs while some services can be delivered at home on payment of postal charges.

24 Aug 2019

DRDO ready with anti-terrorist vehicle technology

India is now ready with its indigenously developed Anti-terrorist Vehicles (ATV) that can withstand any kind of attacks during anti-terrorist operations in cities.

22 Aug 2019

Hiss of death: Odisha faces new disaster

More than snakebites, factors like dependence on sorcerers, non-availability of ASV at rural health facilities and lack of expertise are other reasons behind spike in deaths

19 Aug 2019

13-year-old Odisha girl battles with rare disease forcing her eyes to remain shut

A native of Padmapur in Keonjhar district, Bibhabari has been suffering from the condition called Cherubism, an auto-inflammatory bone disease, for over five years.

19 Aug 2019