Dr RP Sharma Appointed As The New DGP Of Odisha Police


Senior IPS officer Dr RP Sharma appointed as the new DGP of Odisha Police replacing KB Singh, who was shifted to the Odisha State Road Transport Corporation as its chairman-cum-managing director. “Prevention of crime will be my first priority, and strict action will be taken against organised crime networks. Women’s safety will be another major thrust area, and I will […]

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Nita Ambani Receiving The Coveted Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2017

Nita Ambani

Nita Ambani receiving the coveted Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2017 from Honourable President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind on National Sports Day in New Delhi. Mrs Ambani received the award on behalf of Reliance Foundation as its Chairperson, for her initiatives on grassroots sports. The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind presented the National Sports & Adventure Awards at a […]

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Odisha’s Braja Bhushan Mohanty Receives Dronacharya Award

Dronacharya Award

Eminent boxing coach from Odisha, Braja Bhushan Mohanty, received the prestigious Dronacharya Award from President Ram Nath Kovind on the occasion of National Sports Day at Rashtrapati Bhawan. He received the award for his lifetime contribution to boxing. Mohanty is the first Odia to receive the award for his immense contribution towards boxing. He is a resident of Badakhemundi, Berhampur and […]

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Odia Girl, Susmita Mohanty, The ‘Interstellar Indian’ As Anointed By Fortune Magazine

Interstellar Indian

Odia girl, Susmita Mohanty, the ‘Interstellar Indian’ as anointed by Fortune magazine, has set out to revolutionise India’s space programme and transform it into a commercially profitable enterprise. She has founded India’s first private space startup Earth2Orbit, which is making waves in global space industry by facilitating satellite launches for countries, international organisations and companies using Indian launch vehicles like […]

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Odisha’s KISS Becomes First Exclusive Tribal University In The World

Tribal University

On the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) has been granted the University status by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. KISS claimed it has become the first tribal university in India and in the entire world. Though Indira Gandhi National Tribal University has been established before, it enrolls students of all categories. On the […]

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Odisha Government Made Helmets Compulsory For Pillion Riders


The Odisha government made helmets compulsory for pillion riders now and enforced the already-existing provision under the Motor Vehicles Act and mandated state police to take action against the errant motorcycle riders. Police officials in the rank of assistant sub-inspectors and above were today given the necessary powers to act as motor vehicle inspectors and take penal action against errant […]

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