Trudeau says he sees an ‘opportunity’ to engage with new Indian govt after interacting PM Modi in Italy

Justin Trudeau - Narendra Modi

Ottawa: Days after his first interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Italy amidst the chill in bilateral ties, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that there is an "alignment" on several "big issues" with India and he sees an "opportunity" to engage with the new Indian government including on economic ties and "around national security". Prime Minister Modi posted an image on social media of the two leaders shaking...

Read more

PM Modi releases Rs 20,000 crore as part of income support scheme for over 9.26 cr farmers

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday released Rs 20,000 crore as part of the income support scheme for more than 9.26 crore farmers. Modi released the amount during the PM Kisan Samman Sammelan in Varanasi. It was his first visit to his Lok Sabha constituency after assuming office as prime minister for the third consecutive term. After being sworn in as Prime Minister, Modi signed his first file authorising the release...

Read more

Firing between security forces, terrorists in J&K’s Poonch

Firing between security forces, terrorists in J&K's Poonch

Jammu: An exchange of fire took place between security forces and terrorists in J&K's Poonch district Tuesday, and a search of the area is now underway, officials said. Officials said the firing occurred in the Behramgala area of Poonch. Reports said the exchange of fire started after terrorists opened fire at a team of J&K Police's Special Operations Group (SOG), after which the security forces retaliated. A search operation is now...

Read more

NEET-UG exam row: SC says any negligence should be thoroughly dealt with

Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday said even if there was "0.001 per cent negligence" on the part of anyone in the conduct of the NEET-UG 2024 examination, it should be thoroughly dealt with. Observing that students have to labour hard while preparing for these examinations, the apex court said the litigation pertaining to the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (Undergraduate)-2024 examination ought not be treated as adversarial. "Even if there is 0.001...

Read more

Featured

Trending

More Top Stories

WSC students embark on exposure trip to Singapore

Bhubaneswar: The World Skill Center (WSC) here has selected a batch of 24 meritorious students for a sixmonth paid internship programme for the academic year 2024-25. These students, Tuesday evening, embarked on a trip to Singapore where they will gain overseas exposure and hands on experience that would help enhance their skills and broaden their horizons in...

Parents’ body suspends stir

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Parents’ Federation (OPF), which was staging an agitation over the alleged violation of Right to Education (RTE) Act by some private schools, Tuesday announced to suspend of the stir for two days after getting assurance from Schools and Mass Education (S&ME) Minister Nityananda Gond about action in this regard. According to sources, the S&ME minister...

Fortnight awareness on SCD across 21 dists from today

Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary Pradeep Jena chaired a preparatory meeting on sickle cell disease Tuesday ahead of World Sickle Cell Day, June 19. On this occasion, the government announced holding a 15-day sickle cell disease (SCD) screening and awareness across 21 districts in the state. The initiative will start June 19 and conclude July 3, officials said. While...

PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi for all within 15 days: CM

Bargarh: Chief Minister Mohan Chanran Majhi Tuesday announced that all the left-out eligible farmers in the state will receive funds under the PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi within 15 days. Majhi made this announcement while addressing his first public meeting after becoming the chief minister June 12. “All eligible and left out farmers of the state will be included...

‘Zero tolerance towards corruption’

Bhubaneswar: Zero tolerance is our benchmark on corruption and if government officials are found involved in malpractices, stringent action will be taken against them, Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Suresh Pujari said this while paying a surprise visit to the Tehsil Office here, Tuesday. During his visit, Pujari held discussions with locals, lawyers and government officials regarding...

HC upholds OSEPA Junior teacher merit list

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court Tuesday upheld the merit list prepared by the Odisha School Education Programme Authority (OSEPA) for the recruitment of junior teachers in primary and upper primary schools in January this year. While hearing the petitions challenging the order issued by a single-judge bench of the HC for preparing a fresh merit list for...

G7 Warns China

The just concluded G7 summit in Italy confirms how politics can impact economic and military interests of top global players. The G7 group which includes the US, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Canada and Japan had gathered in Italy to discuss how best their economic interests could be served. But they ended up majorly discussing China, accusing it...

Shalini Pandit

Odisha health department directs hospitals to open official ‘X’ social media handles

Bhubaneswar: Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Odisha Tuesday directed the opening of official X (formerly Twitter) social media handles at all health facilities, as per the instruction of the Hon'ble Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Odisha. In a notification dated June 18, 2024, Commissioner-cum-Secretary to Government Shalini Pandit instructed all District Headquarters Hospitals (DHHs),...

Odisha: Today’s Pics

Chief Minister Mohan Charan Majhi, deputy Chief Ministers - KV Singh Deo and Pravati Parida - and BJD president Naveen Patnaik take oath as member of 17th Odisha Legislative Assembly   Motorists, cyclist wade through water-logged Bomikhal road after heavy rainfall in Bhubaneswar   As summer vacation ends, students of Cuttack's Ravenshaw Girls' High School attend classes...

 

OrissaPOST epaper Sunday POST OrissaPOST epaper

Archives

Editorial