Tag: Chairman

Kuna Tripathy takes charge as OFDC chairman

  Bhubaneswar: Actor Kuna Tripathy officially took charge as the chairman of the Odisha Film Development Corporation (OFDC) today. Kuna, best known for hosting OTV’s popular news spoof program ‘News-Fuse’, said that steps will be taken for the development of Odisha film industry and very soon a film policy will also be introduced. Revival of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
NCST chief assesses status of tribal rehabilitation by RSP

Rourkela: Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Nand Kumar Sai made ground zero assessment on the progress of rehabilitation and resettlement of tribals displaced by the Rourkela Steel Plant. Sai held meetings with various tribal organisations and government officials and was briefed on the status of land evicted for the purpose of expansion, land […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Rural polls
Election to Panchayat Samiti Chairman post to be held in Odisha today

Bhubaneswar: The election to the post of panchayat samiti chairman will be held today across Odisha today. Barring seven panchayat samitis, notably Chitrakonda block of Malkangiri district, Bhabanipatna of Kalahandi distcrit, Rengali of Sambalpur, Parjang of Dhenkanal, Kolabira and Laikera of Jahrsuguda, Belapada of Bolangir district elections will be held at 307 blocks across the state. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
HC stays ZP chairman election in Malkangiri, Nuapada dists

Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court on Friday issued a stay order on the Zilla Parishad chairman elections in Malkangiri and Nuapada districts till further order. The HC order came following an appeal by a ZP candidate of Malkangiri district not to hold the elections for ZP chairman posts as polling could not be conducted in […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Rajesh Verma
Rajesh Verma appointed as Principal Secy to CM

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today effected a minor reshuffle in the senior IAS cadre and appointed Rajesh Verma as Principal Secretary to Chief Minister. “I will work hard to give best services to the people,” Sharma told the media. An Odisha cadre IAS officer of 1987 batch, Verma replaced UN Behera who took oath as […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
UN Behera
UN Behera takes oath as OERC chairman

Bhubaneswar: Retired IAS officer UN Behera was administered oath of office and secrecy as the new chairman of Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) by Governor SC Jamir at the Raj Bhawan here today. Agriculture Production Commissioner Gagan Kumar Dhal, Principal Secretary Home Asit Tripathy, Principal Secretary, Energy, Rajesh Verma, Principal Secretary, Higher Education, GVV Sarma, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Nalco to ink MoU with Utkal Varsity for infra development

Bhubaneswar: As part of its industry-institution interaction programme, Public Sector Aluminium major Nalco will sign a MoU with Utkal University for all-round development including infrastructure and intellectual development and provide a platform to students, teachers and researchers for their innovative ideas through a dedicated web portal. This was announced by Nalco CMD Tapan Kumar Chand […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
dhenkanal bypoll
By-poll for Dhenkanal Municipality chairman today

Dhenkanal: The by-poll for the post of chairman of the Dhenkanal Municipality will be held today. All political parties will give their candidates for the seats reserved for scheduled tribes (STs). As per the schedule, filing of nomination would be held at the premises of the Municipality office at 10 am while the voting would […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
CB arrests chairman of Oscar chit fund firm in Delhi

Bhubaneswar: Crime Branch sleuths arrested Oscar chit fund company chairman Prabhas Rout from Delhi on charges of duping gullible chit fund investors. The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of the state probe agency is bringing Rout back to Odisha on remand for further interrogation, said BK Sharma, Special DG, Crime Branch. Addressing media about the development, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Jagmohan repair: GC Mitra quits as ASI core committee chairman

Bhubaneswar: Archeological Survey of India (ASI) technical core committee chairman GC Mitra, who is looking after the repair work of Jagamohan, the chamber facing the sanctum sanctorum of Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri, resigned from his post on Saturday. According to sources, Mitra has sent his resignation letter to ASI DG and the superintendent. Though […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Elon Musk steps down as Chairman of Tesla

Elon Musk has agreed to step down as chairman of Tesla Inc. for three years and pay a $20 million fine in a deal with the stock market regulatory authority, Securities and Exchange Commission (S.E.C.) to resolve securities fraud charges. The S.E.C. announced the deal on Saturday two days after it sued Musk in federal […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Harivansh vs Hariprasad: Battle ground set for RS Deputy Chairman post

New Delhi: The stage is set for an electoral battle on Thursday between NDA’s Harivansh Narayan Singh and joint opposition candidate B.K. Hariprasad for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman. The candidates filed their nomination papers on Wednesday before Rajya Sabha Secretary General Desh Deepak Verma. The post fell vacant after P.J. Kurien retired […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
FILE PHOTO: Powell testifies on his nomination to become chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve in Washington
US Senate confirms Jerome Powell as next Fed chair

Washington: US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Jerome Powell as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve. In a bipartisan vote of 85-12, senators approved Powell to lead the central bank in a term of four years. Powell is to succeed current Fed chair Janet Yellen when her terms expires on February 3, reports Xinhua. Powell […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Bindra steps down as chairman of sports ministry's TOP committee

New Delhi: Beijing Olympic Games gold medallist Abhinav Bindra on Friday resigned as the chairman of the sports ministry’s Target Olympic Podium (TOP). In a letter posted on his official Twitter handle, the Indian shooter announced his decision and said he will now focus on private projects and expanding his Abhinav Bindra Targeting Performance Centres […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
UGC acting head's term extended by 3 months

New Delhi: Still looking to fill the post of University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman, the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has extended the term of V.S. Chauhan, the officiating head of the Commission, a ministry official confirmed. Chauhan, whose stay has been extended by three months now, has been the acting Chairman of the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021