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Odisha Plus-II Results By August 3rd Week

Bhubaneswar: Odisha CHSE board plus-II results for Science and Commerce stream will be declared in the second week of August, informed School and Mass Education minister Samir Das. Evaluations of Science and Commerce stream papers have already been done. Tabulation process has already begun. We expect to out the results of this two stream by […]

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90 Schools In Odisha Don't Have Blackboards: State Minister

Bhubaneswar: Amid all big talk on improving the overall education sector in Odisha, State Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Wednesday revealed shocking statistics one of which stated that as many as 90 schools in the State do not have blackboards to write. Answering a query by MLA Umakanta Samantray in the State Assembly, […]

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Class 9 Student 'Missing After Humiliation' Traced; Odisha Minister Assures Stern Action

Jeypore: The Class 9 student of a private English medium school in Semiliguda, who went missing on Sunday after being allegedly humiliated by the principal of the school, was found staying with his relatives. On January 31, the principal of the school reportedly ordered to cut the hair of the student in front of other […]

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Column: Don’t Set A Bad Example

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Any bid to reform the education system in the state is usually met with protests either from students or from the teachers. Teachers in the past have agitated against attempts to impose a dress code and to ensure their attendance in schools and colleges. Initially, efforts to stop college teachers from […]

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Withdraw 33% Passing Marks In 1st Year: Odisha Plus 2 Students To CHSE

Bhubaneswar: Following Council of Higher Secondary Education’s (CHSE) announcement with regard to implementation of qualifying marks in Plus-II first year examination from this year, flames of protest erupted across Odisha colleges with students hitting streets demanding the Board to revoke the decision. The Board had mentioned that if a student fails in the first year […]

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217 Fake Teachers Got Appointment In Odisha Schools: Minister

Bhubaneswar: In a startling revelation in Odisha Assembly, State School and Mass Education minister Samir Das today tabled an alarming figure of fake teachers appointed in various schools in Odisha. In response to a query by BJD’s Choudwar-Cuttack MLA Souvik Biswal about the number of fake teachers in Odisha schools, Das said, “As many as […]

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Opposition Eyes To Corner Odisha Govt In Winter Session Of Assembly

Bhubaneswar: The winter session of Odisha Assembly is likely to begin with a stormy note from November 13 with the Opposition political parties ready to go all guns blazing at the ruling BJD over several major issues. The chief opposition, BJP has planned to raise issues including the death of lady PEO Smitarani Biswal, harassment […]

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Odisha To Introduce Online Attendance In Schools For Students, Teachers

Bhubaneswar: School And Mass Education Minister of Odisha, Samir Ranjan Dash presided over a review meeting of his department where several important initiatives were discussed, including introduction of online attendance system. As per reports, a host of proposals were brainstormed upon to make school education in Odisha more accessible and the department more transparent. The […]

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Students To Now Rate Teachers’ Performance In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has now chalked out a detailed mechanism to assess the performance of the teachers in schools and junior colleges across the State. According to School and Mass Education department, students of class 9, 10 and 11 will now evaluate the performance of their teachers. As per the mechanism, each teacher will […]

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First Year Course Likely To Be Included In CHSE Final Exam

Bhubaneswar: With the aim to create interest for studies among students, the Council of Higher Secondary Education(CHSE) is planning to include first year course in the Plus Two final exam, informed Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Samir Das on Thursday. After attending a meeting of the CHSE academic council, Das addressed the media and […]

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CHSE Plus 2 Arts, Commerce, Vocational Results Declared, Check Here

Bhubaneswar: The Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) in Odisha declared the results of 2019 Annual Plus II Arts, Commerce and Vocational courses today. While the total pass percentage in Arts stream is 65.89 %, commerce this year registered a pass percentage of 70.26%. A total of 2,31,150 students had appeared the annual exam in […]

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Annual CHSE Plus II Arts, Commerce results on June 21

Bhubaneswar: Results of 2019 Annual Plus II Arts, Commerce and Vocational courses conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education will be declared on June 21, informed Odisha School and Mass Education minister Samir Das on Wednesday. Das said that CHSE will publish the results at 3.30 PM on Friday. Students who have appeared the […]

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Is Centre's 'Ujjwala Sanitary Napkin' scheme a ploy to counter Odisha govt's 'Khushi'?

Bhubaneswar: The Centre today inaugurated ‘Ujjwala Sanitary Napkins’ manufacturing units in Odisha which is being seen as an attempt to counter the ‘Khushi’ scheme launched by the State government. In the first phase, 100 manufacturing units will start operating with the joint effort of Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) and Common Service Centres (CSC). As per […]

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Locals demand action against Nimapara MLA for 'caustic remarks'

Nimapara: An alleged ‘caustic remark’ by the Nimapara MLA Samir Das during a water logging incident in the area has irked a group of locals who have urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to intervene in the matter and take action against the legislator. The group under the banner ” Nimapara-Gop Naba Nirman Parishad”  has also […]

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Kunduli suicide: BJP demands Rs 1 cr compensation for kin of victim

Bhubaneswar: The BJP Mahila Morcha today sought the intervention of Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) in the Kunduli gang rape victim’s suicide case and demanded Rs 1 cr compensation for family of the girl. Besides, it accused ADG of Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC), Mahendra Pratap and Koraput Superintendent of Police (SP) Kanwar Vishal Singh […]

BJD MPs will follow Naveen’s directive: Samir Das on vice presidential poll

Bhubaneswar: BJD parliamentarians will follow the directive of party supremo and chief minister Naveen Patnaik regarding the selection of vice presidential nominee, said party spokesperson Samir Das today. Das added, “UPA vice presidential nominee Gopal Krishna Gandhi is a good friend of the chief minister, but Patnaik will take a decision which will be politically […]

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BJD MLAs, MPs to attend meeting with Ramnath Kovind tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Ruling BJD has asked its legislators and MPs to remain present at the State Assembly conference hall at 11 am tomorrow for a meeting with NDA’s presidential candidate Ramnath Kovind, informed the party’s spokesperson Samir Das today. Das further stated as BJD has announced its support to Kovind, the MLAs and MPs should be […]

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