Hemant Kumar Rout

Odisha lags in pension for elderly, widows & PwDs

As many as 32.75 lakh beneficiaries have been included under MBPY and 21 lakh under NSAP.

03 Dec 2023

Odisha loses track of over 11K HIV +ve people

They feared that without treatment, a person may develop stage-III HIV within two to 15 years after contracting the virus.

02 Dec 2023

Severe staff crunch hits AIIMS Bhubaneswar

A senior official of the administration said, regular recruitment is being conducted to fill up the vacant posts.

02 Dec 2023

Pneumonia outbreak in China, disease X: Odisha to strengthen public health labs for future pandemics

The surveillance will be intensified in an integrated way with the involvement of all stakeholders, including the wildlife, agriculture, veterinary and disaster management wings.

30 Nov 2023

Unemployment in Odisha was lowest during Covid: Study

The monthly trend of employment generated under MGNREGA suddenly picked up in May following which the rate declined to 11.54 pc in May 2020.

29 Nov 2023

Odisha has high gastric cancer rate: Study

In India, gastric cancer is the fifth most common cancer, constituting 7.2 per cent of all cases with higher incidence in northeastern states, comparable to high-incidence areas globally.

27 Nov 2023

Bhubaneswar-Puri expressway to be developed as growth corridor

OBCC Ltd has finalised a consultant for survey, feasibility study and detailed development plan of the first-of-its-kind project in Odisha.

26 Nov 2023

Indian scientists discover host protein that can combat tuberculosis

As India sets an ambitious goal to eliminate TB by 2025, the discovery is expected to lead to development of a host directed therapy, which could be one of the ways to drastically reduce incidence.

23 Nov 2023

Odisha: DRDO tests niche  anti-ship missile NASM successfully

The Sea King helicopter is a multi-role helicopter and has been used for all-around surveillance, search and rescue operations, warfare, and as a transportation platform.

22 Nov 2023

Puri airport gets MoEFCC clearance

The proposed international airport requires diversion of 68.81 acre of forest land in Brahmagiri.

19 Nov 2023

Odisha to pilot SNA-SPARSH, starts budget preparation exercise

The convergence of extra-budgetary resources to budgetary resources and between budgetary resources will be made a part of the exercise to ensure productive output.

17 Nov 2023

New system to avoid parking of funds in banks

The new functionality will eliminate the existing practice of idle cash balance pertaining to scheme funds being accumulated in the bank accounts without earning any market-relevant returns.

16 Nov 2023

Tactical Pralay ready for deployment along borders

The missile performs mid-air manoeuvres using manoeuvrable reentry vehicle (MaRV) to defeat anti-ballistic missile interceptors.

08 Nov 2023

Pralay missile successfully test-fired off Odisha coast, deployment along borders soon

With a payload of 1000 kg, it can travel a distance of 350 km and if the payload is halved, the missile can hit a target as far as 500 km.

07 Nov 2023

Odisha: Milk availability in state 1/3rd of national average

Nabard has underlined lack of desired level of support from state govt to OMFED for increasing milk production

06 Nov 2023

Isreal Conflict