Daily Archives: August 1, 2012

Gopinath Pradhan is the new Vice Chancellor of IGNOU

Today Prof. Gopinath Pradhan has taken over the charge of new Vice Chancellor (VC) of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).  He was the Director of School of Social Sciences (SOSS) of the university since the year 2010. Pradhan joined IGNOU in the year 1993 as a Reader in Economics and became a Professor

Odisha CM urges centre to establish Physical Education Institutions in the state

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urges Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Youth Affairs & Sports Ajay Maken  to set up Physical Education Institutions in the state. Patanik said this in a letter to Maken. Patnaik said that, “I draw your kind attention to the “Report of the Workinq Group on Sports & Physical Education

The Unique Historical Gandhi Mandir ( Temple )

“The temple is being re-developed, beautified and maintained with the financial assistance graciously given by ADITYA BIRLA GROUP”. The foundation stone of Gandhi Mandir at Bhatra in the municipal area of Sambalpur was laid on March 23, 1971 by the then Revenue Divisional Commissioner of Sambalpur Sri Rabindra Nath Mohanty, I.A.S. It took almost three

Odisha Government to launch emergency ambulance service

Odisha Government to launch twenty four hours pre- hospital emergency medical service (Ambulance) in the state. On this regard the state Health and Family Welfare department  sign a MoU today dated on August 1. The MoU  signed on the presence of the state Health & Family Welfare minister Prasanna Achrya, Pradipta Mohapatra, Secretary Health &

Jharkhand plunges into darkness

The state faced acute power crisis on Tuesday afternoon following the break down in northern and eastern grids disrupting train services across three railway divisions. At least 30 trains, including express and passenger trains, were stranded at different stations under Ranchi, Dhanbad and Chakradharpur railway divisions during the power failure which continued for over two-and-a-half