Elections will be held in 106 civic bodies and three municipal corporations in Odisha today amid tight security, officials said. A total of 205 platoons of police have been deployed for the polling that will begin at 8 am and continue till 5 pm. One platoon comprises 20 personnel. Polling will be held in 3,068 booths of 1,731 wards in… Continue reading "Tight security ahead of civic body polls in Odisha today"
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The Odisha government has come up with a policy providing equal opportunity to transgenders in all offices of the nodal department for such people in the state. The notification issued by the Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD) Department stipulates the designation of an officer as a complaint officer for redressal of grievances of transgender people within… Continue reading "Odisha government frames policy to give equal opportunity to transgenders"
Odisha government on Thursday prohibited the sale and use of firecrackers during the festive season. “With a view to protecting the health of general public and to curb the spread of infection, sale and use of firecrackers shall remain prohibited during this festive month,” reads the state government order. The state government further extended the night curfew between 10 pm… Continue reading "Odisha bans use and sale of firecrackers during festive season"