With annual Matric and Plus II exam seasons round the corner, Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra held an important meeting regarding it at the Odisha Secretariate today. The meeting which is underway till the filing of this report, discussed several arrangement regarding the smooth conduct of both these examinations.
The poll-related violence continues unabated in the State even after a day of the final phase polling for the three-tier panchyat election was concluded on Tuesday. In a latest in this list, miscreants have ransacked shops in Khurda district today.
Concerned over the voters’ response in the recently concluded three-tier panchayat elections towards BJD, party supermo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday asked the party MLAs for serious introspection over the poor results.
The Odisha Council of Ministers will approve the Budget for 2017-18 on Wednesday. The Council of Ministers’ meet which has been convened at 5.30 pm at the State Secretariat under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will be followed by Cabinet meeting at 6.30 pm.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said the Government is open to all discussions with the opposition parties in the Assembly.
Intense lobbying has begun for the post of Vice-Chancellors at the six State-run universities which will fall vacant due to retirement or completion of the term of the incumbents in next six months in Odisha.
The Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) has invited tender for implementation of the Common Payment Card System (CPSC) for the Smart City so that citizens can use a single card or payment option for multiple usage soon.
Vigilance has arrested an executive engineer for demanding and accepting Rs 10,000 in Aska in Ganjam.
Vehicular movement on Phulnakhar-Charichhak State Highway was disrupted on Wednesday morning following a youth was run over by an unknown vehicle at Panchabati Bazaar early this morning.
Tension ran high at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology (IGIT), Saranga in Dhenknal district as students sat on a dharna at the institute gate this morning in protest against anti-social activities in the campus.