Tag: Director

Elon Musk
Musk dissolves Twitter's board, is now the sole director

It confirms that instead of joining Twitter's board of directors, Elon Musk is now their sole replacement.

  • Monday, 31 October 2022
JDA calls off cease-work agitation as Pujahari sent on leave

Sambalpur: The Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA) of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) ended their cease-work agitation today after the controversial director Ashwini Pujahari was sent on leave. The members of the association had been staging protest since November 19 demanding ouster of Pujahari for his alleged autocratic style of functioning […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Pujahari withdraws from surgical practice at VIMSAR

Bhubaneswar: After videos of using unproven therapies for treatment went viral on social media, Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) director, Ashwini Pujahari, today withdrew from surgical practice at the institute. In a letter to the Head of the department, Surgery, Pujahari wrote “I had taken permission from DMET, Odisha and […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Noted Odia film producer & director Amiya Patnaik passes away

Bhubaneswar: Eminent Odia producer/director and industrialist Amiya Patnaik breathed his last at a private hospital in Delhi today. As per reports, Patnaik died around 8:30 am today days after he was admitted to the hospital because of illness. The filmmaker, who is the younger brother of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) Chief Niranjan Patnaik, is […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Another Odia director in Bollywood, let’s meet Sattwik Mohanty

Bhubaneswar: Bollywood movie “Ranchi Diaries” released on October 13. Although the film is based on the capital city of neighboring state Jharkhand, Odia film lovers were more excited about the film because its Odia connection. Written and directed by young Odia boy Sattwik Mohanty, Ranchi Diaries, essentially a comedy,  deals with a yougster’s aims and […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
National Film Awards: ‘Hello Arsi’ best Odia feature film

Bhubaneswar: Director Sambit Mohanty’s ‘Hello Arsi’ won the National Award for the best Odia feature film for the year 2018, as per an announcement made by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting today. Moreover, the movie has also won the award in ‘Special Mentions’ category. Besides, Ollywood actress Prakruti Mishra has been selected to receive […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Noted opera script writer, director Ananta Ojha passes away

Bhubaneswar: Noted opera script writer, director and artiste Ananta Ojha passed away after a prolonged battle with mouth cancer at HCG hospital in Bangalore today. He was 59. He is survived by his wife, three sons, daughter and mother. Ojha was undergoing treatment in Bangalore for around one and a half months.  He was put […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Odisha backs 2nd T20 World Cup for the Blind

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has assured support for the ongoing 2nd T20 World Cup Cricket for the Blind that is being held in 10 cities across India between January 28 and February 12. Commissioner cum Secretary, State Sports and Youth Services department, Vishal Dev has extended full-fledged support to the Cricket Association for the Blind […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Incidence of bird hits in Bhubaneswar airport has come down: Chief Secy

Bhubaneswar: The incidence of bird hits in Biju Patnaik International Airport in the capital city has substantially come down in the last few months, said chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi. Briefing media persons after presiding over a meeting of Airport Environment Management Committee at the State Secretariat here today, he said the main concern of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Cold wave condition in Odisha to continue till next two days

Bhubaneswar: The intense cold wave, which is presently sweeping across Odisha, will prevail till next 48 hours, the local Met office said here today. Talking to the media, Dr Sarat Chandra Sahu, director, Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar, said at present, the blowing of northern wind from the Himalayan region across Odisha begins at night and continues […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Depression in Bay of Bengal to turn into cyclonic storm in next 48 hours

Bhubaneswar: The local Met office is yet to confirm about the movement of the depression which is formed over south-south-east Bay of Bengal and centred at  310 km  to the southwest of Port Blair. As informed by Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, head of the Cyclonic Warning Centre, to the media today, the depression will move in northwest […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Pramod Meherda replaces Arti Ahuja as Health secy

Bhubaneswar: In a sudden move, the Odisha government today effected a reshuffle in senior IAS cadre and appointed Pramod Kumar Meherda as Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare in place of Arti Ahuja. According to a General Administration notification, Ahuja has been posted as Principal Secretary, Tourism and Culture. Besides, the state government posted Gagan […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
'Casting couch' directors seek anticipatory bail

Cuttack: Four days after a complaint was registered against them accusing them of involvement in casting couch, film directors Chandi Parija and Subrat Nayak on Wednesday filed a petition in the Orissa High Court seeking anticipatory bail. On Sunday, actress Sharmistha had filed a complaint against six persons, including Parija and Nayak, at the Mahila […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
EOW arrests three Oscar directors

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested three directors of Oscar chit fund company. According to sourced, the investigating agency has also arrested a property dealer for his links with the Ponzi firm. One of the three arrested directors of Oscar belongs to Surat, sources in the probe agency said. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Air Odisha director held for Rs 40 lakh fraud

Bhubaneswar: Less than 24 hours after the Odisha government terminated the agreement of intra-state air service provider Air Odisha Aviation Pvt Ltd, the Khandagiri police arrested the director of the company on Wednesday for cheating a person to the tune of Rs 40 lakh. Police said, Santosh Pani was arrested based on the complaints filed […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021