Monthly Archives: June 2012

Odisha govt requests Centre to start AIIMS academic session from August

Pleading all support for completion of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar, Odisha government today requested Centre. “It is requested that expeditious steps may be taken so as to start this academic session in AIIMS, Bhubaneswar from August itself,” Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wrote to Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad. Stating

Odisha to employ 10 lakh youth during 12th Plan period

The Government on Monday decided to create employment potential for 10,00,000 youths by providing technical training during the 12th Plan period- 2012-17. The decision was taken at a High-level meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Chief Secretary BK Patnaik said to media that every year as many as two lakh youths

Security forces make seizure in Bukmarka forest

In a major success the Rajnandgaon police on Sunday seized a large haul of guns, man-pack sets and daily use items from Maoist possession in Bukmarka forest bordering Maharashtra and in the Maoist-hit Rajanandgaon district of Chhattisgarh. According to police sources, Kanker police had specific input about presence of Maoists in the forests of Bukmarka,

Odisha to open 43 new vocational training centres

In a bid to impart skill development training to 10 lakh unemployed youths during the 12th plan period, Odisha government today decided to set up 43 new Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and Polytechnic schools, official sources said. The decision in this regard was taken at a meeting presided over by the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

One million job opportunities in 12th Plan

The Odisha government will create one million new job opportunities for youths in the state during the 12th five year plan (2012-17). In a high level meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the state secretariat on Monday, it was decided to create at least two lakh jobs per year during the next five

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Rina Trivedi lost the no-confidence motion

After a week of uncertainty, Sambalpur municipal chairperson Rina Trivedi has lost the no-confidence motion, officially. Counting on Monday revealed that 19 councillors voted against Trivedi while three in favour in the May 7 poll. The outcome of the no-trust vote had been reserved by the High Court after Trivedi filed a writ petition on

A colourful celebration of Sambalpuri folk culture

The concluding evening of the Rangabati Festival in Bhubaneswar saw a colourful celebration of Sambalpuri folk culture. Singer Jitendriya Haripal stole the show performing to “Rangabati”. That apart, many foot-tapping Samblpuri folk songs were also presented with instruments like dhol, nisan, mahuri, tasa, tamka and jhanj keeping the beat. Dancers from UKIA, a folk-dance academy

Who Win The Race of BJD District President of Bargarh

Hanging situation continue at Bargarh for the post of BJD District President. Sources said after seizing the power and suspension of Pyarimohan Mahapatra from BJD, Bargarh district BJD demanding the replacement of BJD Bargarh district President, a follower of Mr. Mahapatra. Now Bargarh district BJD need a new young and energetic President to handel the

Several long distance trains are running on diverted routes

In the wake of South Eastern Railway (SER) imposing a mega block on the movement of trains between Jaleswar-Amarda Road railway station owing to the ongoing repair work of a bridge, passengers travelling long distance are facing problems as trains are running along diverted routes for the time being. Several long distance trains including New