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LPG Customers to get a Discount for On-Line Payment of Refill Cylinders

New Delhi: The Oil Marketing Companies, IndianOil, BPCL and HPCL offer a discount of Rs 5/- on every LPG refill to all LPG customers who will book and pay for their LPG cylinders online. Customers can make payment through existing online modes such as net banking, credit and debit cards at the time of web-booking their refills.

According to the ministry customers will get the discounted amount displayed on their screens on the net amount refill RSP minus (-) incentive amount of Rs.5/- which they need to pay for their refill transactions. The net discounted amount will also be shown on the cash memo accompanying the home-delivery of the LPG cylinder.

The Oil Marketing Companies aim to encourage consumers to increasingly shift to such payment modes through digital platforms to achieve the objective of no-cash or less-cash based transactions. The incentive will encourage more and more LPG consumers to go for cashless mode transactions.

Odisha: Tickets put on Sale On-line for the Jan 19 Ind vs Eng Cuttack ODI

Cuttack: Over 8,000 tickets have been put on sale on-line from January 2 for the January 19 One Day International match between India and England which is scheduled to be played at Barabati stadium in Cuttack.

The tickets are on sale till Jan 15 at The Orissa Cricket Association had earlier decided to sell 25 percent tickets online out of total 42,000 tickets.

Tickets will be made available at the counters of the Barabati Stadium on January 16 and 17 for the convenience of the cricket fans who don’t have access to on-line platform.

Agni-IV Nuclear Capable Missile test fired successfully off Odisha Coast

Bhubaneswar: Agni-IV, the surface-to-surface with nuclear missile capability was successfully test fired from the Abdul Kalam Island also known as Wheelers Island off the Odisha coast at 11:50 am on Monday.

The 20-metre long missile which weighs around 17 tonnes has the capability to strike at a distance of 4000 kilometres. Developed indigenously by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Agni-IV underwent the fifth successful test and can be launched from a road mobile launcher.

The Minister of State for Defence, Subhash Ramrao Bhamre and Director-General (Missiles and Strategic Systems), DRDO, G. Satheesh Reddy were witness to the test conducted on January 2, 2017.

Union Road Transport Ministry Reviews Progress of National Highways in Odisha

New Delhi: The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways on Thursday reviewed the work progress of the National Highways in Odisha. In a meeting with the Odisha Government’s representative, the state of the existing highways totalling 4,847 kms was reviewed. Besides the review of above stretch, Highways totalling 1,789 kms for which DPR is under preparation, and also includes Bharatmala component of 500 kms, was also reviewed and the status of its implementation was discussed.

The Ministry has also reviewed and discussed the various proposals received from public representatives to declare 2,506 kms of stretches of State Roads as National Highways and it was decided to forward the proposal details for this to the Government of Odisha.

Madhusmita Behera to Lead Odisha Woman’s Team in T20 League

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Woman’s team all rounder Madhusmita Behera will lead the state team in the Senior Women’s Elite Group-B T-20 League to be held at Jamshedpur from January 2 to 6, 2017.

Odisha will play their other three league matches against Madhya Pradesh, Hyderabad and Uttar Pradesh on January 3, 5 and 6 respectively. Former Odisha Ranji Trophy player Dhirendra Kumar Rout has been named the chief coach of the team.


Madhusmita Behera (Captain), Madhuri Meheta, Sarita Meher, Kadambini Mohakud (WK), Anjali Singh, Rasanara Parwin, Priyanka Priyadarshini Sahu, Ritu Singh, Sujata Mallik, Rajashree Swain, Gangotree Behera, Purnima Ray, Kuni Bhadra, Sumitra Sahoo (WK), Chinmayee Das.

Manager: Santosh Das; Chief Coach: Dhirendra Kumar Rout; Coach: Rashmita Mohanty; Physio: Aparna Mishra; Trainer: Sweta Samantaray