Nobel Committee member Asle Toje who is in India for discussion on models of development and peace, has heaped praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The association the Smart City online Auto-rickshaw Drivers in Bhubaneswar has finally withdrawn the strike following discussion with city police commissioner. Association president Dinabandhu Nayak informed that they have decided to end the strike after discussion with police commissioner.
The Odisha Drivers’ Mahasangh has continued its protest for the second day, crippling the public transport services across the state. Pressing for 10-point charter of demands, the agitators staged protests throughout the night by sitting on national Highways across the State.
Consumer Courts, also known as Consumer Dispute Redressal Forums (CDRFs), are legal bodies established to protect the rights of consumers in India. These courts were established to provide a speedy and cost-effective solution to consumer grievances.
Public transport services especially the bus operations in many cities of Odisha came to a grinding halt on Wednesday after the members of Odisha Drivers’ Association launched an indefinite strike to press for their 10-point charter of demands.
A fraudster was arrested for allegedly duping hundreds of Plus 2 students in Balasore and Bhadrak districts. He duped the students on the pretext of helping them pass the annual examination.
The report of the Odisha Assembly Standing Committee on self-help groups (SHGs) using the loan money seems to have pushed the government into a corner. The report says the loan money provided by the government was not used for the specified purposes. Rather, the loan amounts were used for something else like in children’s marriages.
Have you ever been watching adult content online and come across a pop-up ad that claims to be from the Indian government? The ad demands a penalty payment and displays your IP address with making it seem legitimate.
In another big achievement for India, Guneet Monga's short documentary 'The Elephant Whisperers' won in the Best Documentary Short Film category at the 95th Oscar Awards. 'The Elephant Whisperers' was competing in the category alongside 'Haulout', 'How Do You Measure a Year?', 'The Martha Mitchell Effect' and 'Stranger at the Gate'.
SS Rajamouli's RRR continued its winning streak and has become the first Indian track to win the Academy Award in the Best Original Song category for "Naatu Naatu". This is the third major international recognition for the chartbuster "Naatu Naatu", after a Golden Globe and Critics Choice Award.
The annual matriculation or the class 10 summative assessment II examination is currently underway. Surprisingly, thousands of students did not turn up at the examination centres to appear for the crucial board examination. If reports are anything to go by, around 14000 students had skipped the first paper of the board exam.
The major cause of current respiratory illness is the Influenza A subtype H3N2. Union Health Ministry on Friday informed that a total of 3038 laboratory-confirmed cases of various subtypes of Influenza including H3N2 have been reported till 9th March 2023.
Tarang Cine Flix conclave, the biggest ever regional cine conclave, got off to a colourful start on Saturday. The two-day conclave is being organised in Bhubaneswar by Tarang Cine Productions to celebrate the journey of regional cinema.
In Budget 2023 there is a new tax regime in place with revised tax rates.Under this new regime, people earning between 0-3 lakh rupees have a tax rate of zero. Those earning between 3-6 lakh rupees will pay a 5% tax rate, while those earning between 6-9 lakh rupees will pay a 10% tax rate.
The regional centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rain and thunderstorm activities in several parts of Odisha in the next 48 hours. The IMD has also issued a yellow warning for thunderstorm with lightning in 9 districts in the next 24 hours.