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Tag: Ananta Das

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Odisha Panchayat Polls: BJD Sits Pretty In Bhograi, Bolangir Picture Hazy

Time to know what the winds whisper when winter is taking a backseat and the spring stepping on the gears. Here are the permutations and combinations district wise

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Odisha MLA Faces Ire For Celebrating Birthday Inside School

Balasore: A controversy erupted after Bhograi MLA Ananta Das celebrated his birthday at Jagannath government school under Bhogarai block in Balasore district. The MLA observed his 79th birthday with the students on the school premises while the classes were underway. The programme was organised by local forums -Jayanti Committee and Sachetan Nagrik Manch. While the […]

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Odisha Elections 2019: Pre-poll violence hits Bolangir

Bolangir: A few days ahead of the second phase elections on April 18, pre-poll violence erupted in Bolangir with a BJD worker sustaining critical injuries after being allegedly attacked by some Congress activists. As per reports, some Congress workers allegedly barged into the ruling BJD’s office at Chandanbhati village under Sadar Police Station in the […]

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Students launch protest during Higher Education minister's visit to FM college

Balasore: Alleging sub-standard work and other irregularities in development of the Fakir Mohan college playground, students and locals today staged demonstration during the visit of Odisha Higher Education Minister Ananta Das to the college. The students alleged that though Rs 68.1 lakh was sanctioned by the works department for the development of the playground, no […]

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Odisha govt earmarks 30 acre land for 2nd campus of RD Women's University

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has earmarked 30 acres of land for the setting up of second campus of Rama Devi Women’s University in Gothapatna on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, Higher Education Minister Ananta Das informed during the inauguration ceremony of the 400-bed girls’ hostel ‘Annapurna’. “Around 30 acres of land have been allotted near prestigious […]

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Agitating teachers return to schools wearing black badges

Bhubaneswar: Vowing to continue their protests, teachers, lecturers and employees of block grant schools and colleges resumed duty today wearing black badges. After their 40-day long cease-work, the teachers have decided to continue their stir wearing black badges while resuming their work. While most agitating block teachers have returned to work; according to the decision […]

Principal posts vacant in all Odisha govt, aided colleges!

Bhubaneswar: Shocking to know but true nonetheless. Principal posts in all colleges of Odisha are lying vacant. Sanctioned principal posts in all the 52 government colleges and 598 posts in as many aided private colleges are vacant, stated Higher Education Minister Ananta Das in the State Assembly today. Replying to an un-starred query from Rourkela […]

No professors in Odia dept in 5 universities of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Accepting shortage of Odia faculty members in universities of the State, Higher Education Minister Ananta Das today informed that Professor posts in Odia departments are lying vacant in five varsities. Replying to a query from BJP legislator Dilip Ray in the Odisha Assembly, the Higher Education Minister said out of the eight government-run universities, […]

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Teachers’ stir will not affect exams: Higher Education Minister

Bhubaneswar: Following decision of the Odisha School College Teachers and Employees United Forum to continue their agitation, Higher Education Minister Ananta Das today said that the upcoming Matriculation and Plus II exams will remain unaffected and will be held as per schedule. “The government is fully prepared to conduct the exams. Even if the agitating […]

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Odisha plans to revamp higher education

Bhubaneswar: Higher Education Minister Ananta Das on Thursday chaired a meeting to review the situation of higher education in State and plan out strategies to provide quality education to students of Odisha. Vice Chancellors of various universities, examination controllers and the staff who prepare syllabus attended the meeting and gave their suggestions on revision in […]

Odisha to form Higher Education Council for quality education

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government will soon form a Higher Education Council for development of higher education in State. An ordinance over this has been approved by the State Cabinet on Tuesday. Though the State government had mulled formation of the Council earlier, but it had not been possible. Talking to OTV, Higher Education Minister Ananta […]

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SOA students stir: Edu minister, LoP call for action against culprits

Bhubaneswar: Students who are agitating against the fake placement issue at SOA University have received support of the state government and the Opposition as well. While Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra today said he would raise the issue in the Assembly, Higher Education Minister Ananta Das said the government will take action against culprits. Opposition […]

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Cell phones to be banned in educational institutions

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to ensure a peaceful study environment in educational institutions across Odisha, the State government is likely to ban the use of cell phones in school, college and university premises. Use of cell phones by students and teachers, especially in classrooms, creates disturbance, said higher education minister Ananta Das. “Cell phones’ use […]

Assembly adopts resolution to hike Paddy MSP
Assembly adopts resolution to hike Paddy MSP

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly today unanimously adopted a resolution recommending the state government to urge the Centre to increase the MSP of common paddy to Rs 2930 per quintal. The House supported the resolution moved by Agriculture Minister Pradeep Kumar Maharathy and said the farmers should get appropriate price for paddy. The Minimum Support Price […]

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