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200 Aapad Mitras to assist Jagatsinghpur disaster-hit

Monday, 24 Jul 2017 | PNS | JAGATSINGHPUR | in Bhubaneswar

As a disaster response plan, as many as 200 Aapad Mitra volunteers will be selected from Jagatsinghpur district. These honorary workers will be deployed in the most vulnerable areas in case of any disaster. The Aapada Mitra workers will first respond will create awareness and preparedness among the community people responding...

Patha Utsav celebrates Paika Revolt bicentenary in city

Monday, 24 Jul 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

While people of Odisha and the State Government are celebrating the 200 years of the Paika Revolt, the capital city’s street fest on the Sunday too joined it in tow. The stages of the Patha Utsav witnessed heroic dances performed by Paika Akhadas. The rhythm of the dances recalled the gallantry...

Flood waters released from Hirakud Dam

Monday, 24 Jul 2017 | PNS | SAMBALPUR | in Bhubaneswar

This monsoon’s first floodwaters were released from the Hirakud Dam in the district on Sunday morning. The waters were released through gate number 7 of the dam at around 10.50 am following a ceremonial puja. Later, the floodwaters were also released through gate number 2 into the lower basins of river...

Mystery shrouds married woman’s death in city

Monday, 24 Jul 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Mystery shrouded the case of a married woman, who was found hanging from a ceiling fan in the bedroom of her house here late on Saturday night. Family members of the deceased, identified as Swarupa, who was workingd in a private hospital here, alleged that she was murdered while the husband...

Odia Bhasa Bijaya Divas celebrated

Monday, 24 Jul 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Shastriya Odia Kriyanusthan Committee celebrated the fifth Odiah Bhasa Bijaya Divas here on Sunday. Noted linguist Padmashree Dr Debi Prasanna Patnaik inaugurating the programme lamented that thout Odia has got classical status, yet Odia literature has not been developed to the expected level. Another guest Sanjib Chandra Hota said the language...

Organ donors get Dadhichi Samman

Monday, 24 Jul 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Organ donation is an act of humanity and sacrifice and the donors give a new lease of life to the unfortunate victims of organ failure. This was stated by Nalco CMD Dr Tapan Kumar Chand while addressing the inaugural session of the Dadhichi award ceremony organised by the Body & Organ...

State staffs seek 7th Pay panel report executed

Monday, 24 Jul 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Odisha Heads of Department Low Grade Government Employees’ Association celebrated its 28th foundation day under chairmanship of its president Gangadhar Swain here on Sunday. MLA Bijay Kumar Mohanty inaugurating the programme said the demand of the association has been fulfilled partially and he would continue pursuing the Government for...

Next fest after Durga Puja

Monday, 24 Jul 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda and BMC Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena announced on Sunday that the Patha Utsav would take a break as the rainy season creating obstacles in organising the event in a befitting manner. The next session of the Path Utsav would be organised soon after the...

BJP’s charges against me malicious: Naveen

Monday, 24 Jul 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday strongly hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for levelling “malicious and fabricated” charges of election expenses bungling against him Speaking to reporters here on his return from New Delhi, he said he is likely to take legal course of action over the allegations. Replying...

IMD predicts more rains in State till July 26

Monday, 24 Jul 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The Regional Office of the Indian Metrological Department (IMD) here on Sunday forecasted that many parts of the State are likely to experience heavy to very heavy rains for the next three days under the influence of an upper air cyclonic circulation over Gangetic West Bengal. Under the influence of the...

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