Prime success for nuclear capable Agni missile

The missile followed textbook trajectory and met all mission objectives

22 Oct 2022

Odisha reports new Omicron sub-variant, first in country

“The XBB and BM.1.1 are fast replacing the other Omicron sub-variants that were dominant in the State. The share of XBB now stood at 21 per cent (pc) and that of BM.1.1 rose to 15 pc.

20 Oct 2022

Odisha: Sycophancy unchained in BJD

Though the Minister tried to clarify his stand after a hue and cry by Opposition leaders seeking an unconditional apology, he did not relent.

10 Oct 2022

NSG to make maiden ops recce of ITR amidst growing threat

The State has nearly 114-km defence safety zone and about 630 fishing villages along the coast.

09 Oct 2022

‘Ropeway plan in Chilika is inviting disaster for birds and ecology’

Conservationists say such a project is meant for hilly terrains under ‘Parvatmala’ scheme

02 Oct 2022

‘One in 3 women victim of poor menstrual hygiene’

Although in recent times emphasis is being laid upon MHM during humanitarian crises, the essential components of complete MHM during an emergency remain out of focus, he said.

30 Sep 2022

Short-range missile hits target

VSHORADS missile incorporates many novel technologies including miniaturised reaction control system (RCS) and integrated avionics, which were successfully validated during the tests. 

28 Sep 2022

Chronic kidney disease fear grips politicians

Death of BJP deputy leader in Odisha Assembly Bishnu Charan Sethi due to kidney-related ailments has turned the spotlight on health of politicians in the State.

26 Sep 2022

Population cancer registry and  chemotherapy from next month

The Department of Atomic Energy and Tata Trusts have collaborated to set up a state-of-the-art cancer hospital and research centre on National Institute of Science Education and Research campus.

26 Sep 2022

Govt to spruce up logistics infra in Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara

The road transport cost is more than two times of the national average on the highway due to traffic congestion.

25 Sep 2022

Odisha to tweak OMHS rules to tackle specialists’ crisis

A senior Health official said the State government is planning to recruit specialists at base level posts with higher salary and additional perks.

22 Sep 2022

SPV soon for Vedanta’s mega aluminium park in Odisha

The aluminium park will be set up by a SPV incorporated jointly by Idco and Vedanta Ltd in which both would contribute equity.

18 Sep 2022

Between Hirakud dam and climate change, spillway plan stutters

That was the reason Central Water Commission (CWC) had recommended construction of additional spillways to protect world’s longest earthen dam.

17 Sep 2022

Hirakud reservoir has lost 24 per cent water holding capacity, says latest hydrology survey

The rising rate of sediment deposit is attributed to rapid soil erosion in the upper catchment of Mahanadi river.

16 Sep 2022

Contractors who fail to provide pedestrian infrastructure on roads have to pay fine in Odisha

They will have to provide pedestrian crossing facilities every two km on stretches of highways under their jurisdiction passing through inhabited areas.

15 Sep 2022