30.09.20 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha government introduces universities bill amid protests The contentious Odisha Universities (amendment) Bill, 2020 was introduced in the assembly by higher education minister Arun Sahoo amid opposition from members of the BJP and the Congress. The oppositions MLAs alleged the legislation will take away the autonomy of state-run universities and lead to excess government interference. The government promulgated … Read more

29.09.20 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   Cyber crime jumps 76% in Odisha: NCRB report Cyber crime increased by nearly 76 percent in the state in 2019 as compared to 2018, the latest data released by the national crime records bureau (NCRB) said. While 843 cyber crime cases were registered in 2018, the figure shot to 1485 last year. NCRB said most of … Read more

28.09.20 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha second after Uttar Pradesh in molestation cases: NCRB Latest report of the national crime records bureau (NCRB) has placed Odisha at second place after Uttar Pradesh to have witnessed most number of cases relating to molestation of women, which comes under section 354 of the IPC (assault with intent to outrage the modesty), in 2019. … Read more

26-27.09.20 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA On World Postcard Day, Odisha launched picture postcard named “Jau Kandhei” released on theme ‘Traditional Toys of India’ On the occasion of World Postcard Day, the Chief Postmaster General, Odisha Circle, has released a picture postcard named “Jau Kandhei” on the theme of ‘Traditional Toys of India’. World Postcard Day is observed every year … Read more

25.09.2020 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha Govt to launch Radio Pathshala program for students upto class 8 In view of the prevailing pandemic, the Odisha Government is launching Radio Pathshala program for students upto class 8 from. The program will be broadcast from All India Radio stations in the state for 15 minutes daily. More than ten Akshvani Kendras … Read more

24.09.2020 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA CUO secures 20th rank among 40 central universities in India The Central University of Odisha (CUO), Koraput, has secured 20th rank among 40 central universities of the country. It was revealed by the rankings released by the Union ministry of education. The score is based on an evaluation on key parameters fixed under one … Read more

23.09.2020 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha government opts for Centre’s recommendation on GST compensation   Even as a number of states ruled by opposition parties have rejected the Centre’s proposal on GST compensation, the BJD government opted for the first one of the two options suggested by the Centre to compensate for the GST shortfall.   At the … Read more

22.09.2020 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

  ODISHA   Odisha government estimates Rs 1600 crore for development of SCBMCH   The state works department has prepared an estimate of Rs 1,580 crore for development of the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack into a world-class healthcare institution. The Odisha Bridge and Construction Corporation (OB&CC), under the state works department, is the implementing agency of … Read more

21-09.2020 Daily OPSC Current Affairs

ODISHA Higher education minister’s clarification on universities Act amendment Higher education minister Arun Kumar Sahoo finally spoke on amendment of the Odisha Universities Act, 1989. He clarified that the amended Act will not curtail the autonomy of the universities. He also discussed on different points of amendment in a webinar. The minister said upper age … Read more

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