Odisha govt aims to make pension work paperless

Bhubaneswar: The Department of Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD), which recently made the pension system online, is planning to ensure minimum human involvement during COVID-19 threat. It has asked Collectors to make people aware of the facility of online services for...

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National online art exhibition comes to an end

Bhubaneswar: A week-long online painting exhibition conducted by Eastern Foundation of Art and Culture(EFAC), a Balasore-based organisation that promotes and preserves traditional forms of art and culture, concluded Friday. The show was attended by as many as 120 artists from various states of the country....

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BMC puts curbs on entry of workers from outside Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Taking cognisance of spike in Covid-19 cases, mostly from hospitals and one industrial unit, the civic authority here Friday issued fresh advisories and imposed restrictions on engagement of workers from outside the state till July 31. Speaking to media, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner,...

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New normal at nuptials during lockdown

Grooms these days are arriving with just a handful of baratis, all wearing masks while the brides’ families are no more greeting them with garlands but with sanitisers in hands ARINDAM GANGULY, OP Bhubaneswar: Marriage, since ages, has been considered as one of life’s most...

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Covid fight to rope in peer leaders in slums

Bhubaneswar: In view of the rising COVID-19 cases in the capital city, the civic authorities here have decided to rope in peer leaders of Socially Smart Project of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) as Covid Sachetakas, to increase awareness among people. Peer leaders of the...

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