Hemant Kumar Rout

Youth hacked to death in Bhubaneswar days after his niece was allegedly molested

Sushant Nayak, a housekeeping staff, was hacked to death by one of the accused who allegedly molested his niece days ago.

24 May 2023

Odisha: Villages not to miss out on HWC frenzy as state plans grand gram sabhas for celebration

The districts have been asked to ensure the outer wall of the offices of all panchayats, blocks and zilla parishads affixed with clear and visible flex prints depicting the event.

31 Dec 2022

No enforcement of Covid norms for now, says Odisha govt

Fear of a possible new wave in January has been flagged by experts

29 Dec 2022

Odisha may adopt new policy on menstrual hygiene

It was framed after a study by IIPH and Unicef in three districts to assess the situation of menstrual health and hygiene

26 Dec 2022

H3N2, RSV behind flu spike in Odisha, not Covid-19

Experts have advised people to take precaution and not to panic

25 Dec 2022

Odisha fifth from bottom in Social Progress Index

Similarly, the opportunity component has focused on personal rights, personal freedom and choice, inclusiveness and access to advanced education.

22 Dec 2022

Two years on, no agency yet to study cracks in Hirakud reservoir in Odisha 

A study was supposed to be taken up at least once every five years for mapping of the new cracks and checking the status of old ones.

17 Dec 2022

Vaccination abysmally low among above 60 in India: ICMR study

Elderly people belonging to the most affluent groups had the maximum coverage of all the five vaccines.

15 Dec 2022

NRRI releases India's first high protein rice variety

This rice variety has a medium duration of 120 to 125 days, semi-dwarf plant of 110 cm with medium slender and good grain quality.

08 Dec 2022

Aluminium park delayed by land acquisition: Vedanta Group

The first of its kind varsity will revolutionise the system of imparting education making it more accessible and affordable to the needy.

07 Dec 2022

Odisha will be among top-3 startup ecosystems by 2025: Omkar Rai

The state government has already introduced risk capital and initial funding and launched hall of fame, an investors’ connect programme.

05 Dec 2022

Make-in-Odisha breaks new ground with Rs 10 lakh crore pitch

CM Naveen Patnaik terms the summit a grand success as proposals surpass last two editions

04 Dec 2022

Make-in-Odisha 3.0 starts Wednesday; govt expects investment of more than Rs 6 lakh crore

The chief minister will host a plenary session with CXOs and business leaders from across the country on December 1.

30 Nov 2022

High prevalence of G6PD deficiency in malaria endemic areas: Study

The study found a moderate to high prevalence of G6PD deficiency in nine out of 13 PVTGs 

29 Nov 2022

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

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