Hemant Kumar Rout

‘MEA has no info on Nithyananda’

Nithyananda’s claims of forming the new nation came days after Gujarat Police and CID team conducted searches at his Bengaluru ashram.

06 Dec 2019

Nithyananda's passport cancelled, not aware of his whereabouts: MEA spokesperson

"We have to be informed that the person is believed to be living in this country along with the request for extradition. Once we receive the information, we will be happy to cooperate," he said.

05 Dec 2019

DRDO and Indian Army's SFC to initiate joint probe for Agni-III debacle

Even as the DRDO and SFC officials are tightlipped about the mission outcome, sources privy to the developments informed that metallurgical defects in the missile system possibly could be the reason.

02 Dec 2019

Nuclear capable Agni-III missile fails in maiden night trial

​The Made-in-India surface-to-surface missile carrying a dummy payload blasted off from an auto-launcher at Abdul Kalam Island in full operational configuration at about 7.15 pm.

01 Dec 2019

Get FASTag or pay double the toll at National Highways from December 1

Come December 1, vehicle owners in Odisha will have to face two stricter rules.

24 Nov 2019

Indian Army to soon get longest range 'Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System'

The 155 mm and 52 calibre Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System with automated ammunition handling facility is the world’s longest range gun system in its class.

22 Nov 2019

Night test of nuke capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile goes successful

Equipped with state-of-the-art guidance system the missiles were test-fired from separate tatra transporter erector rail mobile launchers at the Integrated Test Range off Odisha coast.

21 Nov 2019

Agni-II missile clears night trial

Defence sources said it was second mission of Agni-II in the night and the trial was conducted in full operational configuration as part of user training exercise.

17 Nov 2019

Around R 5 lakh crore stuck in projects: UBI MD Ashok Kumar Pradhan

Whatever sanctions are happening in MSMEs and small ticket loans, those are unable to absorb the deposits that are being mobilised.

12 Nov 2019

Four nuclear capable missiles lined up for test this month

India has lined up four indigenously developed nuclear capable missiles for tests this month.

04 Nov 2019

Leprosy stages a return in Odisha after ten years

The National Health Profile 2019 released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare says leprosy prevalence rate in Odisha is second highest in the country after Chhattisgarh.

03 Nov 2019

‘Instant’ action begins to cloud programme goals

Three recent incidents expose the mis-steps under the initiative

01 Nov 2019

Odisha moots new process for preparing Budget 2020-21 

As part of the new process, the budget calendar would be advanced and Finance department, in coordination with Planning and Convergence Department, will do macro-fiscal forecasting.

24 Oct 2019

Odisha gears up with action plan to end child marriage within a decade

Shakti Varta Programme, a new initiative, will be launched involving women SHGs to mobilise communities

20 Oct 2019

Officers warned on handling Govt funds

Officers  will now face the music for improper handling of funds.

20 Oct 2019