Sudarsan Pattnaik wins Gold Medal in Sand Art Contest in Russia

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Wednesday won gold medal in an international sand art championship in Russia. He made sand art "Mahatma Gandhi sculpture for non-violence and peace" -- in the contest. "I have won gold medal in the championship. It is a proud moment for me," Mr Pattnaik told PTI from Moscow.
The week-long sand sculpture competition had started on April 21 at Kolomenskoye, Moscow, he said. Twenty top sculptors from across the world displayed their sculptures. He has participated in more than 50 international sand sculpture championships across the world and won many awards for the country. He has also got the fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri in 2014. Mr Pattnaik runs a sand art school at Puri beach in Odisha.

OPGCL Recruitment 2016 for GM, AGM, DGM, Managers and other post

Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGCL), a State Power Generation Company Utility invites online applications for recruitment of for  following posts from bright, young, energetic candidaes to join OPGC : 
1. General Manager : 03 posts in various disciplines
2.  AGM  : 03 posts in various disciplines
3. DGM : 01 post
4. Sr. Manager : 09 posts in various disciplines
5. Technical Assistant to MD OPGC : 01 post
6. Manager : 09 posts in various disciplines
7. Deputy Manager : 07 posts in various disciplines
8. Assistant Manager : 01 post
9. Tenure Based Contractual Positions
10. Sr. Assistant Manager : 01 post
11. Assistant Manager   : 01 post
How to Apply : Eligible and intereste candidates should go through detail notification and Apply Online at OPGC website on or before 25/04/2016 only.
Last date: 25th April 2016

27 people killed in Deogarh bus Accident in Odisha

In Odisha, at least 27 persons, including women and children, were killed after a bus carrying members of an opera troupe fell 200 feet off a hill in Deogarh district on Sunday.  Members of Bharati Gana Natya, the opera party, were returning after a performance in Dengurjhar village of Tileibani block when the mishap took place around 7 PM on Sunday.
The bus skidded off Gayal Ghat and nose dived into the ravine. Deogarh Superintendent of Police said, twenty seven bodies were recovered from the accident site. Chief Minister sNaveen Patnaik expressed deep grief over the incident and ordered to expedite rescue operation. He directed the administration to ensure free medical treatment to the injured.

PM greets the people of Odisha on Utkal Diwas

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people of Odisha on Utkal Diwas. 
On Utkal Diwas, I convey my greetings to the kind and industrious people of Odisha and hope that Odisha's development will attain new heights”, the Prime Minister said.