ECoR to run special train for twin city passengers

Bhubaneswar: With a special focus on areas outlying Cuttack, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run a special train for twin city passengers. The Ministry of Railways has decided to run 'Jan Sadharan Express' between Bhubaneswar and Cuttack from March 1 to March 31 on trial basis to facilitate the passengers from outlying Cuttack.…
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Three college students drown in Kolab reservoir

Koraput: Birthday celebrations turned into tragedy as three Plus III second-year students of a Government College in Koraput district drowned in Kolab reservoir on Saturday. The deceased were identified as Ramakanta Patnaik, Sandeep Pujari, and Manamat Samal. While two hailed from Malkangiri, one was identified as resident of Bhadrak district.…
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Odisha Govt Effects Minor Reshuffle In IAS Cadre

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today effected a minor reshuffle in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) cadre, giving new assignments to two senior officials. According to a notification, Senior bureaucrat Madhu Sudan Padhi, currently posted as Principal Secretary to Governor of Odisha, Dr. Ganeshi Lal, has been appointed as Commissioner,…
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ALERT! Banks to remain closed for 13 days in March

New Delhi: Banks will remain closed for nearly 13 days, out of the total 31 days in March.  As the major festival in March 2020 is Holi on 10th March, banks in most parts of India will be closed to observe it and some banks will remain closed for two days to celebrate the festival. In the upcoming month, there will be eight national holidays i.e…
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February 2020: Leap Day Today!

Bhubaneswar: The shortest month of the year, February gets the privilege of an 'extra day' called leap day in every fourth year. It's all because of the Earth's rotation and the fact that a day isn't actually an exact 24 hours. Slooh astronomer Bob Berman explained to AccuWeather, that each rotation of Earth takes 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4.1…
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Union Home Minister visits Lingaraj Temple

Bhubaneswar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday offered prayers at Lingaraj Temple in state capital Bhubaneswar. Soon after his arrival, Shah was greeted by servitors of the 11th century Shiva shrine. He was accompanied by Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Pratap Sarangi, Odisha BJP chief Samir Mohanty, and Aparajita Sarangi. Shah…
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