Indian Navy successfully conducts trial of first indigenously developed anti-ship missile

Developed by DRDO, the air launched anti-ship weapon system was fired by a Seaking 42B helicopter in full operational configuration meeting all mission objectives

18 May 2022

OHRC order puts spanner on malaria drive in State

While sleeping under LLIN is one of the best ways to prevent malaria and is considered a global best practice, the human right panel’s direction has put the health administration in a fix.    

09 May 2022

Cyclone-prone Odisha should shift focus to lessen economic loss: Researchers

The researchers from four universities of the State studied the long-term patterns in the frequencies of cyclonic events and their associated impacts in coastal Odisha between 1890 and 2020.

09 May 2022

With State sitting pretty, Centre seeks proposals on separate HC benches again

“Once the State government communicates the proposal along with the consent of the High Court, the Union government would take necessary action,” the Union Minister wrote to the Chief Minister.

05 May 2022

Mission Shakti drives women’s empowerment

Unknown to the trade until a couple of years back, they have now become role models for their counterparts in other states.

04 May 2022

Odisha: NMC cites major deficiencies, declines Letter of Intent to Sundargarh MCH

While the college building is under construction, lecture theatres, library and laboratories, student hostels and staff quarters are not available.

29 Apr 2022

Tuberculosis genome sequencing gives hope for improved diagnostic and therapeutic approaches

Latest WHO Global Tuberculosis Report points out that 26 per cent of new TB cases are from India, which is the highest among high TB burden countries.

26 Apr 2022

Students'safety first, educational institutions in Odisha asked to check fitness of vehicles

A total 1096 vehicles ferrying school students have been penalised for flouting road safety rules during the week-long special drive.

25 Apr 2022

Just one case but Odisha ups Covid-19 testing

Though the infection count is now at an all time low, the State government has stepped up testing from a range of 17,000 a few days back to around 20,000 now.

24 Apr 2022

Don’t delay booster dose, experts urge people as cases rise in country

The risk perception could be responsible for such a low demand as the transmission is at an all time low.

22 Apr 2022

Odisha to produce 2500 doctors a year by 2030, add five new MCHs by 2025

While the construction of administrative buildings for the medical institutions has been completed at Keonjhar and Sundargarh, others are at various stages of construction.

18 Apr 2022

Odisha to expand rural works wing to speed up projects

The State government is all set to expand its Rural Works Organisation with more posts and divisions to give a boost to rural infrastructure projects and ensure proper monitoring of developmental work

17 Apr 2022

Covid vaccination of teenagers in Odisha slows down, 58 per cent double jabbed

The Covid vaccination for the 12-14 years age group had begun on March 16.

16 Apr 2022

Odisha Intelligence wing  struggles to deliver in absence of manpower

Despite having huge responsibilities like collection and dissemination of intelligence on internal security, terrorism, the Intelligence Wing in the State is one of the poorly-staffed units.

15 Apr 2022

ILS scientists conduct genome sequencing of TB

In the recent study, scientists sequenced 118 culture-positive MTB whole genomes, which include seven follow-up samples, collected from 111 patients in Odisha, Sikkim and Meghalaya.

14 Apr 2022