Hemant Kumar Rout

New species of sea slug discovered along east coast

The sea slugs are active marauders and rapid hunters, feeding almost exclusively upon mobile prey such as other shelled and non-shelled sea slugs, roundworms, marine worms and small fishes.

27 Nov 2022

Widowed young, Lalita now empowers women, youths

Once struggling to make ends meet, Lalita Debi of Rayagada today provides employment to underprivileged persons in her community through her paper plate making unit. 

27 Nov 2022

Agni III missile night trial successful

A defence scientist said the test proved the reliability of the weapon and reconfirmed the army’s operational readiness.

24 Nov 2022

Odisha readies railway proposals worth Rs 8.4K crore for Union Budget 23-24

An official said, Odisha generates annual freight revenue of about Rs 20,000 crore for Indian Railways.

23 Nov 2022

New port policy to augment cargo handling in Odisha

Tourism department to prepare a coastal tourism master plan to identify possible sustainable interventions

21 Nov 2022

Ignorance is bliss: An AIIMS story

While subject experts are invited as examiners based on their merit, qualification and experience, the Patna institute was unaware that the professor was charge-sheeted earlier.

21 Nov 2022

Chicken biryani on Blood Moon turns red in Bhubaneswar

The differences between the rationalists and traditionalists over keeping fast during the eclipse period took an ugly turn much before the lunar eclipse earlier this week.

14 Nov 2022

Odisha government to set up IAS coaching centre for aspiring candidates

A panel of young as well as senior IAS officers will visit the centre every week to motivate and mentor the civil services aspirants to pursue their goals.

14 Nov 2022

Odisha may include all organ transplantation in BSKY

Though kidney, liver and bone marrow transplants have been included in the BSKY packages, transplantation of other organs are not covered under the scheme.

13 Nov 2022

Constructions along seashore caused massive erosion: Study

Almost the entire Gopalpur shoreline experienced erosion between 2010 and 2020

11 Nov 2022

OLF 2022: Spirituality a cure for mental illness

A mother of two and an Oxford graduate, Raje was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the peak of her career.

07 Nov 2022

Dhamnagar bypoll: Self-help is the best help

As the battle looks tough due to an aggressive campaign by an Independent candidate, a BJD rebel, parties are leaving no stone unturned to keep the SHGs on their side.

31 Oct 2022

Dengue stings Bhubaneswar hard; Rise in ICU admissions fuels concern

The hospital has treated more than 500 dengue patients in the last three months.

29 Oct 2022

Homegrown cruise missile system hit by technical snag

Fresh test of ITCM ‘failed’ on Friday after its engine developed problems

29 Oct 2022

Alarming rise in people seeking mental health treatment in Odisha

Study says patients visiting AIIMS-Bhubaneswar are mostly youths, adolescents and students

28 Oct 2022