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Officials inspect J’pore Airport for UDAN clearance

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | JEYPORE | in Bhubaneswar

An eight-member team, comprising officials from Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and Airports Authority of India (AAI), on Sunday visited the Jeypore Airport to take stock of infrastructure development for operation of flight services under the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme. The team led by Civil Aviation Ministry...

BJP to publish BJD Govt’s ‘36 scams’

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said his party would make public “36 massive corruptions” committed by the BJD Government during its 18 years of rule and 48 achievements by the Union Government during the last 48 months on the occasion Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the State on...

Devotee thrashed in Jagannath Temple

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | PURI | in Bhubaneswar

A devotee from Maharashtra was allegedly assaulted by servitors and his gold pendent was snatched in the Jagannath Temple here over payment of Dakshina. The victim identified as Chetan G Amolkar, a resident of Thane, was beaten up and injured for not paying a huge amount to the servitors as demanded...

State to promote 1 lakh bee farmers

Monday, 21 May 2018 | SUDARSHAN CHHOTORAY | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Honeybee farming, which is profitable with small investment and eco-friendlytoo, needs to be promoted as more and more farmers are showing interest in it. “Odisha was among the rare States, which were producing honey. We have to bring back that glory,” said MSME Minister Prafulla Samal on the occasion of the...

‘B’pada Coop Bank can revive if CM wants’

Monday, 21 May 2018 | Kavi Vishnu Satpathy | BARIPADA | in Bhubaneswar

The ailing and near-defunct Baripada Urban Co-operative Bank is now making serious efforts to revive and survive once again. The bank’s managing committee (MC) president and its directors are of the view that if the State Government extends its helping hand, the bank has a strong possibility of revival. At a Press...

‘Name B’ngir MCH after Bhima Bhoi’

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | SONEPUR | in Bhubaneswar

The members of the Balangir Nagarik Committee and the Sonepur Sachetan Nagarik Manch were unequivocal on naming the Balangir medical college after poet Bhima Bhoi. A meeting was held here in this regard on Friday after the Medical Council of India on Thursday gave nod for the first batch admission into...


Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | in Bhubaneswar

Nimapara sarpanch quits BJP on Mahanadi issue Nimapara: Denua gram panchayat sarpanch Pabitra Mohapatra of the Nimapara area resigned from the BJP on the Mahanadi issue. He told reporters that the BJP-led Central Government has taken an unacceptable stand on the issue from the point of view of Odisha’s interest as...

Baleswar Doppler station still to take off

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Inordinate delay in setting up of Doppler Weather Radar Station (DWRS) at Baleswar and indecision of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to make functional other DWRSs has become a matter of great concern for the State Government. Even as probable maximum storm surge (PMSS) is highest in Baleswar coast and...

Truck torched in K’put; Maoist hand suspected

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | JEYPORE | in Bhubaneswar

Unidentified miscreants on Saturday night set ablaze a truck near Tikarpada under the Bandhugaon police station in Koraput district. As many as 10 armed persons intercepted the truck, which was on its way from Andhra Pradesh and assaulted the driver. Later, they set fire to the vehicle. Though the incident is suspected...

Art of Giving: 16K fed ‘with love’ in Keonjhar

Monday, 21 May 2018 | PNS | KEONJHAR | in Bhubaneswar

The fifth International Day of Art of Giving initiated by social worker Achyuta Samanta was observed across Keonjhar district. The motto of this year was Pyar Bhara Pack, that is feeding with love. Various organizations and institutions joined the celebration by distributing food to needy people in different places. About 16,000 people...




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