Not much AMRIT for Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Four years after the launch of AMRIT (Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment) Pharmacies scheme by the Health Ministry, the state has been able to add only two such pharmacies in the state which provide subsidized drugs for critical diseases. According to the...

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Second food bank at Ram Mandir inaugurated

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to eradicate hunger from the state, a non-profit organisation under its Hunger-free Odisha initiative inaugurated its second food bank at Ground Floor Hall of Ram Mandir, Bhubaneswar, on the occasion of 1st death anniversary of Pradosh Chandra Mishra. Minister of Tourism...

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Slum children to be trained at naval centre

Cuttack: A group of slum children from the Silver City here will be trained in the Indian Naval Watermanship Training Centre in Goa. The children will undergo advanced training on life saving techniques at the naval centre. They will help in rescue operations during natural...

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Faculty crunch ‘cripples’ Ravenshaw

Cuttack: Ravenshaw University, one of the leading institutes of higher education in state, is going through acute shortage of teaching staff. The posts of at least 24 professors, 45 associate professors and 103 assistant professors are now lying vacant as the authorities concerned have not...

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Puri police braces up for tourist season

Puri: With places like Puri, Konark, Chandrabhaga, Chilika etc experiencing heavy tourist footfall, the police have come up with a slew of measures for their safe visit and stay in the district. According to the information shared by superintendent of police Umashankar Dash, a ‘tourist...

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